John Markovic Music
John Markovic Music

John Markovic - Guitar, Vocals

Guitarist John Markovic has been playing guitar for 30+ years. His influences include the Beatles, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Scott Henderson, John Scofield, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, BB King, Buddy Guy, Frank Zappa, Brian Setzer, Michael Hedges and Andres Segovia (just to name a few). Guitars used include a Vantage semi-hollow body, Ibanez Artcore, Babicz Spider acoustic-electric, Wechter Pathmaker acoustic-electric and a Cordoba nylon string. Amps used include a Fender Super Reverb, Peavey Classic 30, Fender Showman and an Ibanez acoustic amp.

Kip Amore - Bass, Vocals

Not much is known about Kip's early years, other then he won a spelling bee at age 19, he had two speeding tickets, and he was a member in good standing of the Columbia Record and Tape Club. We also have vague indications that he is a match chess player, belongs to a synchronized swimming team, has had his home featured in House Beautiful magazine, may have worked for NASA, was somehow involved in or responsible for the Bay-of-Pigs incident, and is an ordained orthodox Rabbi. Top doctors at the Emo Phillips Institute for Medical Science have been working on a new surgical technique and hope some day to be able to "unlock" Kip's brain and memories. We as an adoring fan base will have to wait till that day to get the true story, and for now Kip's history must remain an enigma.

Erik Diaz - Drums & Percussion

Erik Diaz began his career as a drummer at the age of 11, filling in for his overbooked father. Since then, he has somehow managed to stay employed by faking his way through many styles from polka to metal, soukous to swing, bossa nova to be-bop… you get the point. He spent five years as the drummer for Hot Tuna (featuring Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Cassady of Jefferson Airplane). Other career highlights include playing with such artists as: John Paul Jones (yes, that John Paul Jones), Warren Haynes, Oteil Burbridge, G. E. Smith, David Bromberg, Buddy Cage, Pete Sears, and Larry Coryell.

Scott Dykstra- Guitar, Vocals

Scott has been part of the northeast Ohio music scene for over 30 years. In the late 80s/early 90s, his band - The Gangsters of Blues - opened up for such national touring acts as Bo Diddley, Buckwheat Zydeco, The Doobie Brothers and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Scotty D's biggest influences include David Bowie, Neil Young and Gregg Allman, to name just a few.  

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