Charlie Judge (keyboards) Academy of Country Music Player of the Year, Charlie has been keyboardist & arranger for Nashville’s top Producers; Mark Bright (Carrie Underwood), Dan Huff (Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts), Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift) Scott Hendricks (Blake Shelton) Justin Niebank (Sheryl Crow) and has played on just about every record under the sun since relocating to Nashville 20 years ago! Charlie has also won Nashville’s prestigious MusicRow Award which honors artists for their work on the most Billboard Top 10 album credits in a 12 month period for over a dozen years in a row.
Jim Kimball (acoustic guitars) Having relocated to Nashville, Tennessee, Jim makes his living producing and engineering records, writing music for film and television, playing on recording sessions, and performing live.
He has toured and recorded with an extensive roster of artists that includes Reba McEntire, Toby Keith, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, NSYNC, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Martina McBride, Dolly Parton, Wynonna Judd, Lee Ann Womack, Tricia Yearwood, Shelby Lynn, LeAnn Rimes, Carol King, Mindy McCready, Jessica Andrews, Mark McGuinn, Gary Morris, Vassar Clemens, David Wilcox, Debbie Reynolds & Merv Griffin.
Jeff King (electric guitar) Jeff King is a Nashville guitarist who has established himself as one of the prominent musicians in both the recording and touring scenes. He has played on many nationally released albums by artists such as Reba McEntire, Faith Hill, Josh Turner, Pam Tillis, Randy Travis, Art Garfunkel, Johnny Cash and Dave Matthews, Jo Dee Messina, Blackhawk, Craig Morgan, Phil Vasser, Trace Adkins, and many others. He has toured with Patty Loveless, Lee Roy Parnell, and most recently Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson. He has performed on many national television shows with featured artists as well as being in house bands. These programs include Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, Jay Leno, Conan, Jimmy Fallon, Regis and Kelly, Craig Ferguson, The View , Oprah, The CMAs, The ACMs, Live at the Ryman, Grand Ol’ Opry Live, Monday Night Concerts with Ricky Skaggs, and Nashville Now. He was also a featured soloist on Music City Tonight.
Tammy Rogers King (violin/mandolin) Tammy Rogers King is an Adjunct Instructor of Music in the Belmont University School of Music. She teaches applied fiddle and mandolin.
Ms. King received her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Performance (violin) from Belmont University with further studies at Southern Methodist University. She completed her Master of Music degree in Instrumental Pedagogy in May, 2010, at Belmont University as well.
As a performer, Ms. King has an extensive background in varying styles, including classical, bluegrass, folk, pop, and country. She has performed with noted groups including the Nashville Symphony Orchestra as well as performance on national television programs including The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, The Today Show, MTV, VH1, Nashville Now, Academy of Country Music Awards Show, as well as various specials on TNN. She has toured with such noted musicians as Reba McEntire, Patty Loveless, Trisha Yearwood, Maria McKee, Victoria Williams, and has recorded with these artists and numerous others including Wynonna, Pam Tillis, Matraca Berg, Terry Clark, Rodney Crowell, Randy Scruggs and Neil Diamond.
Currently Ms. King is a member of the 4-time Grammy nominated SteelDrivers and has released four highly acclaimed recordings for Rounder Records. The SteelDrivers won a Grammy for their 2015 release, The Muscle Shoals Recordings. She has released three solo recordings on the Dead Reckoning label, In The Red, Tammy Rogers, and The Speed of Love.
Mark Niemiec (Engineer and percussionist)
Mark Niemiec is a Grammy Nominated, multi-platinum selling producer/engineer from Nashville, Tennessee that has been in the business for over 20yrs.
As an engineer and producer Mark has worked with notable acts including India.Arie, Kyle Cook (Matchbox 20), Matt McAndrew (voice contestant runner up), Montgomery Gentry, Toby Keith, Lonestar and Colt Ford to name a few.
His work has been heard on movie soundtracks such as Spider-Man, The Fast And The Furious, Scream 3 as well as on televisions shows including “Greek” and “Kyle X/Y”.
Mark occasionally lends his ability as a drummer/percussionist of 33yrs to the records he is involved in. His genre ability spans from Jazz to Metal and in between.
” I strive to capture the true essence of an artist regardless of style and budgetary constraints in the current music business’s climate”….”the artist’s integrity is my number one priority!”
– Mark Niemiec
Tim Marks (bass) A Detroit Michigan native, Tim moved to Nashville in 2002. He’s recorded with Taylor Swift (Fearless which won nearly very 2009 award in sight and Swift’s self titled album Taylor Swift), Will Kimbrough, Will Hoge along wih many others.
Nick Buda (drums) Nick’s playing is featured on country/pop sensation Taylor Swift‘s first 5 multi-platinum albums. This includes “Fearless”, which won many Grammy’s including Album Of The Year. Other artists Nick has recorded with include: Richard Marx, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Kenny Loggins, Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride and Randy Houser to name a few.