Bay area native Cava Menzies hails from a long line of musical talents; her father, an accomplished jazz trumpeter and early member of the Herbie Hancock sextet, while her mother is a classically trained flautist. Nick Phillips, another Bay area resident, is a trumpet player, composer, songwriter and highly coveted jazz producer. Cava and Nick came by the office with Paul Eastburn (bass) and Elizabeth Goodfellow (drums) to perform “You” from their self released album, Moment To Moment.
Typhoon, an 11-piece band from Portland, is known for making both music that ranges from quiet to anthemic. Lead singer and guitarist, Kyle Morton came by the office with Shannon Rose Steele (vocals/violin) to do an intimate version of “CPR” from their album ‘Hunger and Thirst’ on Tender Loving Empire.
Katie Herzig is a singer-songwriter currently based in Nashville. Her live show is a dynamic full-band set that is as intimate as it is epic. Katie and her band came by the office to play “Frequencies” from her latest album Walk Through Walls on Marion-Lorraine Records.
The Dismemberment Plan is a Washington, DC based indie rock band featuring Eric Axelson (bass), Jason Caddell (guitar), Joe Easley (drums), and Travis Morrison (vocals and guitar). The four piece came by Pandora’s Oakland HQ to play “Let’s Just Go To The Dogs Tonight” from ‘Uncanney Valley‘ on Partisan Records.