Michael Thomas Franklin Producer/Composer/Performer
Music Director Hard Rock Live, Dick Clark, The Nashville Network, CBS, NBC, USA, Comcast, (Summer Olympics), Wolfman Jack TV Shows and Little Darlin’s, Felix the Cat Productions and Hello Kitty. (Sanrio Japan). read more
Tim Franklin has been earning his bread on stage since 1973. He started out playing bass in a variety of rock, show and lounge bands around the Chicago area. Over the past twenty something years he has studied at four colleges, received lessons from a number of private teachers, written and recorded jingles and soundtracks, and played somewhere in the area of 10,000 live gigs, ranging from jazz clubs to rock festivals. Tim's compositions have been played by the Indiana University Jazz Band and jazz greats David Liebman and David Baker. Tim moved to Orlando FL, in 1986 to be part of the houseband at ‘LITTLE DARLINS ROCK&ROLL PALACE’ where he played with the legends of rock and roll every nite.
|Liberty Devitto A thirty-year career with Billy Joel and a growing session tally, including tracks with Icelandic sensation Johanna, keep DeVitto busy. In addition he can be seen around The Apple with his side project, the NYC Hit Squad. An appropriately named act, it boasts a revolving roster of session players who’ve played with most of the major acts of our time.Recently, Liberty appeared at Kosa, a “summer camp” for drummers and percussionists led by fellow LP endorser Aldo Mazza. As Liberty remarks on his website www.libertydevitto.com, his passion for music, educational pursuits, and, above all, drumming steers his journey.|
|Charlie DeChant This jazzman has been playing excellent, smooth jazz-style sax for some time now ... and has finally decided to take his medium to the masses on his own terms. For years, DeChant played with '80s greats Hall and Oates, touring with them and featuring his talent on their albums. In addition, DeChant also built his solid reputation by playing with superstars like Mick Jagger, The Temptations, Tina Turner, Billy Joel, Bonnie Raitt, and The Average White Band. Now that he has entered the prime of his musical career, DeChant is now flexing his music muscle as a writer, producer, and solo artist.|
|Randi Paul In the late 80's Randie settled in Orlando and performed in the areas top nightspots. This is where she was discovered by Joe Sample of the Jazz Crusaders. In 1986 she was the featured vocalist with the Jazz Crusaders singing "Street Life" and "Burning up the Carnival". During the 90's Randie was the featured vocalist at the Cheyenne Saloon at Church Street Station in Orlando, Florida. A local favorite, Randie was awarded the "Female Vocalist of the Year" six straight years. Beginning September 1999 Randie was the featured vocalist for the Hard Rock Live Band. It was during this time that she performed with Bobby Kimball, Edgar Winter, Eric Burden, Spencer Davis and many more world renowned musicians. read more|