Don Russo

Don Russo has been playing for 22 years and providing private instruction for 13 years. Don’s Playing Career: Don began playing in bands in high school and continued through a slew of various rock groups. He tried his hand at Jazz and fronted a local trio called The Don Russo Trio which performed at Speakeasy … Read more

Meggan Farish

Meggan Farish

Meggan Farish is a trained jazz vocalist as well as a PhD student at Duke University. In addition to being the lead singer of the Keenan McKenzie Band, a well-known jazz quintet in the Triangle area, Meggan is also the lead singer of her own jazz group based in Columbia, SC. Over the past five … Read more

Kanika Moore

Kanika Moore

Kanika Moore was born into a musically talented family that not only pursued diverse genres, but also were very proud and confident on their instruments of choice. Naturally, being surrounded by such an array of talent was intimidating, but with the consistent encouragement of her mother and grandmother, she began singing in choir at the … Read more

Sara Williams

Sara has been singing since age 5 when her sisters would take her to the local truck stop, put her on the counter, and have her sing Elvis Presley songs while they went around collecting money from the drivers. In high school, she had her own rock and roll band and in college sang with … Read more

Cat Galan

Catherine Galan

Cat began playing violin when she was 5 years old through the Suzuki method. At 13 years, she began taking lessons with USC’s Dr. William Terwilliger and is currently studying under him as a student of USC, majoring in violin performance. She plays violin in the USC symphony orchestra and also in her band, Bellavida, … Read more

Ted Brooks

Ted Brooks, the performer, is the son of a NYC show-business veteran father, Orville Brooks (a Tenor with: The Inkspots, The Larks, The Golden Gate Quartet) and his mother, Josephine, a Southern beauty from South Carolina. Ted was relocated as a boy with the family to Mom’s hometown of Columbia, SC in 1962. …. Guitar … Read more

margaret knight

Margaret Knight

Margaret Knight is a jazz vocalist/bassist. She performs with classical, blues, R & B, and Jazz ensembles in South Carolina and Louisiana.