November 9th 2004 Tin Rooster Blasts Through With a Fresh New Sound-The New Music of Nick Ashton

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Tin Rooster with Orange County Ca. songwriter Nick Ashton debut their new CD this month. The band will be Live in Concert at the Crazy Horse Irvine Ca. on November 21st 2004. Some LA's best musicians join the stage together that night, it is the beginning of something great.

Tin Rooster's new CD will be released in November 2004, just in time for Christmas. This all-star band has more than what it takes to strongly deliver the great songs written by Orange County Ca. singer songwriter Nick Ashton.

The musicians in Tin Rooster have all played with many top national acts such as Toby Keith, Frank Zappa, Joni Mitchell, Sinatra, even Elvis.

Tin Rooster brings together the talents of some of LA's best Jazz and Country musicians such as Max Bennett on Bass, known for his work with LA Express, Tom Scott Band, Zappa, and Joni Mitchell. David Owens and Dave Hooper drums, both accomplished drummers, with Owens playing the Lion King production at the Pantages in Los Angeles, Martha Davis and Thomas Dolby. Dave Hooper's resume extends from John Tesh, The Manhattan Transfer,David Byrne to Sheryl Crow and many other top artists.

Johnny Helms who plays pedal steel was Toby Keith's steel player for over eight albums,he gives a true Nashville feel to the music on the CD, great licks from a real pro player. Gary Brandin pedal steel, from the Blue Hawaiians brings a unique California style to some of the songs. Gary penned the famous "Spongebob Rag" heard on most every Sponge Bob Squarepants episode. His bee-bop swing style gives this CD many musical surprises in Ashtons already catchy tunes.

Mike Miller on guitar, who is said to be LA's most melodic guitarist lays down incredible tracks with a tasty style. Master fiddler Paul McIntyre shines on the song “Last Chance” and many more songs on the CD.

The Band will be appearing at the World Famous Crazy Horse November 21st 2004, (949)585-9000.

Check out the band bios on, this band is on the way to National stardom. Stay with them, get on the mailing list now, and follow these guys to the Grammys.

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