DEEP BLUE JAM Bio
“Deep Blue Jam” – Mandolin based Americana/ Rock/Roots/ Reggae, Jam Band.
Featuring songwriters Lorin Rowan (lead vocals, mandolin, guitar) and Guitarist/Producer/Arranger,Kirk Casey (Lead guitar, keyboards, Soundesign and vocals).
Deep Blue Jams 1st recording features, Eric McCann/(bass/(Santana, Clarence Clemons band, Bonnie Raitt) and Matt Willis/drums (Maria Muldair/Nick Gravenites), Steven Berk/keys and legendary percussionist Kenneth Nash
Lorin’s recording and performances include a long history with his brothers Peter & Chris as well as with such iconic and diverse musicians, Vince Herman & Leftover Salmon, Steve Miller, Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Levon Helm, David Grisman, Bill Kreutzman, Jim Keltner, and Steve Cropper.
Some of Kirk’s Recording and performances include: (Computer game block buster). The Sims,( Livin Large, Makin Magic, Sims 2 Double Deluxe, Superstar, Sims 3, Unleashed, Vacation, Sims on Holiday, URBZ, Sims Party, SimCity 2 ,3, 4 and T.V. and film, also worked with, Jerry Martin, Kenneth Nash, Celso Alberti, Tim Gorman, Past members of Santana, Steve Miller, Journey, Tower of Power and many more.
Lorin Rowan ()- singer/songwriter,multi-instrumentalist; from the musical family the Rowan Brothers- Peter & Chris, and one of the founding members of the San Francisco/Marin County ska-rock/reggae band, The Edge, now aka the San Francisco Music Club. Lorin's songs have been covered by such diverse artists as Rock pioneers, Marty Balin of Jefferson (Airplane) Starship and Bluegrass artist Ricky Skaggs; Lorin’s song “Soldier of the Cross” is the title track of Ricky Skaggs GRAMMY winning, Gospel/Bluegrass CD. And his original music is also heard on TV (recently The Young & Restless, Sons of Anarchy) and film (Ed Hardy:Tatoo You).
Lorin’s solo CD “My Father’s Son”, the title track, is heard on KFOG radio annually for Father’s Day. And he’s shared the stage and/or opened for the likes of Taj Mahal, Steve Miller, Levon Helm, Vince Herman, (Left Over Salmon), Donna The Buffalo, and Shawn Colvin.
He’s recorded on major labels Columbia and Warner Brothers/Elektra with his brothers Peter and Chris with stellar musicians that include among others, Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzman, Steve Cropper, Stefan Grapelli, Jim Keltner, David Grisman.
Kirk Casey has been Performing, Composing, and Producing music most of his life.
With over 360 works of music registered with ASCAP,(As January 2019), Cue Sheets: 105. Series: 43 Episodes: 98 Non-Series: 7
Working for ELECTRONIC ARTS and MAXIS from 1996 to 2005. He has credits on over 19 SIMS games. Current sales exceed 175 million.
Other Clients have include, ScoreKeepers Music. Marin film maker, Gary Yost, ,Young & Restless, CSI Miami, "Season for Love", Hallmark, Duck Dynasty, Killer Couples, Discovery Channel, Toyota, GMC Trucks, NBA, Alamo Car Rental, One Music, Private Waves Music. ScoreKeepers, American Idol Rewind-BG Cues, Nip Tuck, Americas Got Talent, Biography Cues, Doctor 90210 Cues, I wanna Be a Soap Star, Jorden, Lounge Lizard,"Proactive" and "Reclaim" commercials and many more.
Production and Performance for many San Francisco and East Bay bands and solo artists, as well as performing and touring for the past 40 years.
Climate, 1,000 Lights, Dunkirk, Kirk Casey Band, Don Jeron and the Boogie Mon, Della Grant, Twinkle Bros, ISIKOJAM, Amandala Poets, Lorin Rowan, The Rowan Bros. Kenneth Nash. Rock Hendrix, Dick Bright, Ken Emerson.
For EA: Jerry Martin, Kenneth Nash, John Mader, Art Hirhira, Eddie Ramariz, Marc Russo, Tom Miller, Jason Wall, Larry Batiste, Jennie Tracy, Jim Pugh, Karl Perrazo, Glenn Letch, Celso Alberti, Tim Gorman, and too many more to mention here.
Working with Members of Santana, Sammy Hagar, Journey, Yellow Jackets, Robin Ford, Steve Miller and Many more.
Currently, Kirk is Composing and Producing music For Film and Television.
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Also Producing , Composing and Performing with Lorin Rowan for Film and Television and their band Deep Blue Jam.
Born in Berkeley California, multi talented artist, bassist Eric McCann
has performed, toured, and recorded with;
Automatic Man, Mingo Lewis, Al Di Meola, Carlos Santana, Patty Provo,
Bay Area Music Award Winner BAMMIE with the Freaky Executives
Bay Area Music Awards House Band bassist
The Edge, Clarence Clemmons, Zigaboo Modeliste, Swamp Dog, Luce
Bonnie Rait, Maxi Priest, Ruth Brown, Howard Tate, Dan Hicks,
Maria Muldaur, Tommy Castro, Nick Gravenites, Narada Michael Walden,
Sammy Hagar, Charlie Musclewhite, Joe Simon, Sugar Pie DeSanto,
Current Band Leader for Lost World Orchestra - lostworldorchestra.com
Matt Willis was born in Detroit in the late 50' and has made California and Hawaii his home since the late 1970's. Extremely versatile in all musical styles with a dynamic groove and easygoing nature, he performs throughout northern California with top musicians. He currently resides with his wife and children in the Bay Area.
Has had the pleasure of playing with:
The Rowan Brothers
San Fransisco Music Club
Al Wilson (Show & Tell)
The Shirelles (Doris Jackson)
Willy K (Hawaii)
Loyal Garner (Hawaii)
Melveen Leed (Hawaii)
Henry Kaleialoha Allen (Hawaii)