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Bands + Solo Work

CURRENT BANDS

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KING JANE

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King Jane is an indie/psychedelic/pop band drawing on different shades of rock and R&B. An eclectic blend of rock, tied together by lots of vocal harmony and a collaborative spirit. Debut EP “Deep in the Garden” released August 23rd, 2019.

Below is an excerpt from a review of the EP. Read the full write-up at Obscure Sound.

“Brooklyn act King Jane specialize in an eclectic vein of rock, emphasizing psych-friendly textures and melodic vocal lines. The band’s debut EP, Deep in the Garden, released this past week. All four of its tracks tout their own personality, in engaging ways.”

 

JENNA & THE JANES

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Jenna & the Janes is an indie/folk/pop band led by singer-songwriter Jenna Smith. Her self described "lullaby" songs are set to sweet and sincere melodies, which the Janes compliment with lots of vocal harmony.

 

MICHAEL SANDERS

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Debut solo record “Sunstruck” coming winter 2019.



PAST BANDS

RAG-A-MUFFIN

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Rag-a-Muffin is a musical collective based in New Orleans, LA that I co-founded in 2016. The group is still active and has a style combining jazz, ska/reggae, and ragtime music. I played keyboard, bass, and sang for the group.

 

SQUIRT GUN WARRIORS

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Squirt Gun Warriors (2011-2014) was a ska/punk band based out of Baton Rouge, LA that I co-founded. The group recorded several records including a full length album and toured extensively, mostly on the DIY circuit. I played guitar, keyboard, bass, sang, and was the primary songwriter.