Zack Boles is a voice-over artist, commercial audio producer, and former DJ. He is the owner of Studio Z Recording, Inc. in Sacramento, California and an often-heard voice on radio and television in Northern California and beyond.
Rick Kushman is a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning journalist who was a longtime columnist for The Sacramento Bee. He is the wine commentator for Capital Public Radio, Sacramento’s NPR affiliate, as well as a regular guest host for the station’s highest profile show, “Insight.”
Beth Duncan is a recording artist who talks by day and sings by night. She’s a passionate jazz vocalist, voice over talent, and radio news personality as well as the official voice of the Sacramento Music Festival.
Rick Gott has been working in television in Northern California for over twenty five years. Before that he lived in NYC and his play, “Falsies” was produced by The Manhattan Punchline Theatre in New York where it enjoyed an extended run. Since then he has created and hosted the magazine style television show, “The Making Of. . .” He is also the co-director and composer of the highly acclaimed web series “Dark Pool.”
Dean Chance is an ordinary, well-behaved American who likes old records and playing the bass. He’s been an advertising copywriter in Sacramento for almost 30 years, but he still has trouble spelling “guarantee.”
A native Californian and a Sacramentan since 1951, Tom graduated from Sacramento State College with a music degree in 1970. He studied guitar under Tiny Moore as well as Cuban classical guitarist Rey de la Torre.
A member of the seminal Sacramento country rock band Redwing, Tom continues to teach and play music with everyone from rock bands to symphonies in the Northern California area.
Joe Landon is the Executive Director of the California Alliance for Arts Education. He is also a writer of plays, screenplays, and musicals. His television credits include the movie “The Comeback Kid”, and the series “The Paper Chase”. He lives in Davis with his wife, Laura, and the comings and goings of his three adult children, all of whom love music as much as he does.
Kyle Vincent is a recording artist who tours internationally. He has been signed to several major labels and appeared with some of the biggest names in the biz, including opening for Barry Manilow’s Greatest Hits tour. He is preparing to release his 12th solo album. Website: http://kylevincent.com
Born and raised in the Sacramento area, Jeff Vaca knew from an early age that music was going to be an obsession. Over the years, his favorites have spanned the globe of genres from classic rock and R&B to country & western and bluegrass, from punk and new wave to post-punk and rap. Vaca is currently the director of governmental relations for the California Association of School Business Officials.