The Grooveline Horns are an internationally known three man horn section that is highly sought after by some of the music industry’s biggest names. They are Carlos Sosa (sax), Fernando Castillo (trumpet) and Reggie Watkins (trombone).Following in the footsteps of the legendary Tower of Power and The Memphis Horns, they write and perform their infectious horn arrangements. Grooveline Horns have toured, performed and/or recorded with: Jason Mraz, Wyclef Jean, Rob Thomas, Kelly Clarkson, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Warren Haynes, Wilie Nelson, Beverley Knight, Bob Schneider, Jesse Y Joy, Engelbert Humperdinck, Salvador, La Mafia, Derek Trucks, Shawn Colvin, Zac Brown Band, The Funky Meters, Dave Matthews Band and many more.
Austin, Texas based piano virtuoso JAMES SPEER blows audiences away with his jaw-dropping keyboard skills, powerhouse voice, and masterful jazz, R&B and modern musical repertoire.
His voice combines the soul and character of R&B legends like Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder with the charisma and swing of modern troubadours like Michael Bublé and John Legend to seamlessly perform a wide range of classic jazz standards, soul-infused rhythm and blues, and jazz-inspired reinventions of modern pop. Accompanied by his talented backing band, the multi-instrumentalist expertly and simultaneously rolls out his numbers on a grand piano, bass keyboard, and organ keyboard, a visual and audial thrill for audiences and critics alike.