BillyRay Sheppard is a jazz saxophonist who has lived in San Antonio Texas for many years. He is a proud graduate of Fox Tech High School and St. Mary’s University. Soon after academic life, he pursued many different avenues in the field of music. He has been performing since the 80's, and his musical roots run deep; having his earliest musical experiences in Blues, R & B, Reggae, Latin, Tejano and Country bands. It's his love for music that has kept him grounded and his love for jazz that keeps him performing. BillyRay is a first-call smooth jazz performer, having shared his talents on stage with notable genre stars such as Steve Oliver, Peter White, Adam Hawley, Will Donato, and Darryl Williams. He's also performed with Roy Hargrove, Johnny Bush, Julio Iglesias, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and many more. With his saxophone's rich, warm, soulful tone, he has made a name for himself on both the local and national music scene.
Larry Natwick is a jazz pianist and composer with over fifty years of performance experience in jazz clubs, concerts and festivals. Originally from Northern California, Larry studied piano and music theory at San Francisco State University. Larry moved to the Texas Hill Country in 2004 and currently lives in Blanco, Texas. He performs regularly in Austin and San Antonio and also travels around the state for festival and club dates. Larry periodically travels to the West Coast and performs in California and Oregon. In the last few years, he has recorded two CDs and has written a film score for a documentary short.
BexarBrass is here to bring you the sounds of San Antonio, Texas blended with New Orleans, jazz, funk, and rock.
Inspired by the legends and icons of yesterday, The Muñoz Brothers Band is a Soul, Funk, and R&B Band that is the latest in a long line of musicos from San Antonio. Brothers Isaac Muñoz and Fernando Muñoz Jr have been raised and bred in the culture of the San Anto sound… Keeping our Music Alive!
Lakandon is a Roots Reggae dub band that is committed and rooted in the foundation sound of Jamaica. Founded as Dub Gideon in 2009, Lakandon is part of a greater evolution of The central Texas Reggae scene, and is maintaining a tradition of high quality Roots Reggae Music as a self contained unit, and as a backing band for some of the world's top Reggae artists. Lakandon provides a solid uncompromised heavyweight sound to any stage show rooted in the ultra tight drum and bass team of Ras G and Nico, who have been playing together for 10 years now, and who provide the backbone for Lakandon.
Ska, Reggae, Jazz fusion group. Vet members of San Antonio’s scene since ‘95. There’s no us w/out y’all,ever.
A band of Texans, influenced by the sounds of south Texas, MC & the Mystyx Band can play it all – from Blues to Rock and Americana, and have their own spin on Texas music from the region.