Andy Allen

Andy Allen

Andy is an English double-bass player, currently living in Los Angeles. He took piano lessons from age 4, a year of classical guitar at 10, and played Bassoon in youth orchestras before settling on bass at 14. After college Andy toured Europe playing jazz-fusion, moved to New York City in 1990 and Los Angeles in 2000, where he plays in jazz ensembles, big bands, theater productions and recording sessions.

Andy's influences include Dave Holland, Charlie Haden and John Patitucci, and he studies with Putter Smith.

Chris Corso

Chris Corso

Pianist Chris Corso, a late comer to the LA jazz scene, fortuitously associated himself with established musicians early on, performing in a quartet "Love Supreme". He also co-wrote and performed the music in a successful promotional CD for fortunebaby.com. Chris performed in a jazz documentary, venturing out to play with one of New Orleans favorite sons, clarinetists "Tim Laughlin", DVD to be released on Amazon, this summer.

Alexander Griggs

Alexander Griggs

Guitarist Alexander Griggs has been performing in the southern California area since the 1980's. He has been involved with numerous jazz and blues projects, and has appeared at the Playboy Jazz Festival. He has studied extensively with Rick Barda (Berklee and Grove curriculums) and provides guitar instruction on a limited basis.

Alan Hanslik

Alan Hanslik

Drummer Alan Hanslik grew up in Cleveland studying drums and playing jazz. While still in high-school, he started playing professionally in cover and wedding bands. Once out of school, Alan played in various groups, including some popular country bands while he was based in Houston. He went on the road with a well known Entertainment group covering a variety of music situations and using the latest in electronic drums.

After moving to Los Angeles in 1989, he got back to his love of jazz and played with many local jazz be-bop groups across Hollywood and Santa Monica. At the same time he joined a popular Latin recording artist, playing many concerts and recording an album with them. Later he joined a successful Art Rock group playing locally in LA, including the Whiskey and the Central.

After taking some time off, Alan went back to his studies and focused on practicing and recording. Expanding his musical knowledge further, he took up Guitar and studied with some top local players along with Dave Weckl and Roy McCurdy. He also went back to playing and composing piano, his first and natural instrument.  Alan is currently performing, producing songs with his Pro-tools studio, and continuing to write his own material.