At the tender age of 6, Kingfish began playing the drums. Three years later at the age of 9, he took up the bass guitar. At the age of 11, he began playing lead guitar. By the age of 14, he had mastered all three instruments and has added vocals to his ever growing list of talents.
Jarrett Johnson is a guitarist residing in Jasper, Ga. He picked up the guitar at the age of ten in a family of bluegrass pickers. That all changed the moment he found old Skynyrd and Allman Bros. records of his dads. Jarrett has toured extensively over the past 12 years and shared the stage with some greats.
Jared has been a side guy in Atlanta for various singer/songwriters over the past 7 years. Since 2013, he's been with fellow CAST artist, Hunter Callahan. Based in the southside of Georgia; they can be seen frequenting the Atlanta music scene. He is also active in the praise and worship community, playing in various churches around town.
Drake White & The Big Fire, Guitarist, Steel, Piano
Matt grew up surrounded by music in Griffin, Georgia. Once he learned to play the guitar as a kid, he hit the ground running. With musical influences like Conway Twitty, Radiohead’s Johnny Greenwood and Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour, McDaniel has come up with his own flare when it comes to performing.
Alchemy, Guitarist, Multi Instrumentalist, Producer
Sean Michelsen is an American artist, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. He is known for using heavily effected guitar tones and textures in his musical groups ( Alchemy, The Reptile Room ) as well as integrating progressive sound design with traditional recording styles.
Guitarist, Craig Campbell
Jason Miller hails from Nashville and has been handling guitar duties for Craig Campbell and can be seen around the music scene in various acts.
Kurt Ozan is a Nashville-based multi-instrumentalist who graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2009 with a degree in guitar performance and is currently completing his Master’s of guitar performance at Belmont University.
Cole Phillips is a 22 year old guitarist and singer/songwriter hailing from Nashville, TN. Growing up in Nashville, music became second nature and he began playing in clubs on Broadway when he was 14. He is currently playing for Colt Ford, and has toured/recorded Trailer Choir, Jason Michael Carroll, Josh Gracin, Canaan Smith, and many others.
Guitarist Brian Ray’s extraordinary career has been a real-life rock & roll fantasy. Best known as a key member of Paul McCartney’s band for the past 15 years, Brian has the rare distinction of having worked at no other profession but music his entire adult life - and he has played alongside some legendary musicians in the process.
Barry has shared the stage and studio with some of the greats like, Eric Johnson, The Allman Brothers, Govt Mule, Eric Clapton, Les Paul, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Derek Trucks, John Lee Hooker, Steve Morse, Roy Buchannan, Buddy Miles, Jimmy Herring, Chuck Leavell, Sonny Landreth, and so many more.
Having been a hired gun for over a decade, Shane has gigged with Christian, Country, Bluegrass, Jazz, and Blues groups including fellow CAST Engineering artists, Jerry Walker, Matt McDaniel, and Justin Dale.
Courtney Love, Singer, Songwriter, Multi Instrumentalist
Whether playing alongside Courtney Love or warming up for Echo & The Bunnymen, Jennie Vee is the picture of East Village glam (even if she is on the left coast these days). Her own material is fabulous dreampop
Francisco Vidal Band, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
For 26 years, Francisco Vidal has been a pillar in the music scene in Atlanta, Georgia. Francisco has opened for Lynrd Skynrd, Edwin McCain, Sister Hazel, Kenny Loggins, Hall and Oates, John Mayer, and numerous other nationally known acts.
Allen grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and first started playing guitar at age 15. As a teen, Allen was greatly influenced by his musically talented family, which includes his uncle, Grammy winner, Gold album recipient and West Coast Blues Hall of Fame inductee (Guitarist) David "Dynamite" Vega of Graham Central Station fame.
Jerry is based out of Griffin, GA. His influences span from Merle Haggard to The Smiths to The Misfits with pinches of New Order, Joy Division, Echo & The Bunnymen and The Replacements, Jerry Walker's music has the ability to reference a multitude of influences while remaining completely original.
Mike Zito & The Wheel, Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Producer
Mike Zito is one of those rare artist that can sing like nobody’s business, can write songs that instantly grip you, play one hell of a mean Gulf Coast style guitar and has the stage presence to draw in any audience
Atlanta based musician, Doron Zor, is a Grammy nominated guitarist, producer, and engineer with credits like Celine Dion, Bapi Lahiri, and Big Brother. He is heavily active in the praise and worship scene and will be going on tour with Montell Jordan this summer.