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West Monroe born and raised Clayton Maza
. has been entertaing crowds since the tender age of 15.Fronting his own band CLAYTON and The Young Guns he saw the stage opening for artists like EXILE and Robert Earl Keen. In 1999 Clayton joined forces with Dave Lowery and Phillip Welch to form the first incarnation of HANDS ON and thus far releasing 4 full length albums of orginal music(No Compromise 2000,Mt.Funkmore 2002,Thing For Me 2008 and Epic IV 2009).
Along the way Clayton has had the pleasure to have his music in a few idependent films(In Purgatory
from NOLA WORLD ENTERTAIMENT and New Hope
from R2 Productions
).Clayton also works very steadily in his studio MAZA RECORDING STUDIOS
helping produce numerous artist devlop and complete there album projects.During those sessions he will play most insturments including his signature guitar work.While in the studio he provides post production which allows him to mix and master bands or artist that have recorded at other locations.Clayton’s audio work was featured in MISS AMERCIA 2012 wher he provided the audio editing and re-sequincing of the track Ms.Louisiana 2012 Hope Anderson preformed to.
Clayton is also a guitar instructor and served on the judges table for the Ark la miss Idol.When not playing the show Clayton can also run the sound for the show.Running the board for such acts like T Graham Brown,Gene Watson and Ronnie McDowell just to name a few.Clayton now lives in Monroe Louisana with his wife Mandi with 1 daughter and a son on the way.
is Currently the owner of a Recording and Learning center in Northeast Louisiana. One of Hands on Founding Members the band started in the fall of 1999
Currently working on mutable projects. Producing – Writing – Arranging – Mixing and Mastering Projects. Also developing new artists.
A world class player! Lowery is known for his Master Guitar and Bass Work as well as Dobro and Keyboards.
Have been doing extensive session work playing on countless projects.
Just to name a few.
Lowery – First time out. Hands On – No Compromise Hands On – Mt funk more.
Hands On – Thing for me. Hands On – Epic. Hands On – Swing with velvet.
Kevin Sisson – Chasing a dream. Children of the corn. Clayton Maza – Cosmic Supper Club. The Levees .Keith Rushing – Love hate thing. Cameron Myers. Brain Maloid – Going Back to Eunice. Brice Humphries – Complete. Dean Prohaska – Game Day Chris Canterbury. Monty Russell – Acoustic project.
Had the pleasure of doing the sound track to - I LOVE GAME DAY for The University of Nabraska to use as there fight song. The sound track included – 9th street – 9th street bar and grille and a Karaoke CDG. Aslo DVD Footage all shot in and around the University of Nabraska.
New for 2012
– Lowery’s (You Tube)
channel. This is great learning tool. It’s a must see! With tons of Guitar instruction, Product demo’s and a inside look at some of the recording sessions.
2012 Playing Augilar amps
and cabinets. Music Man
5 String bass.(Green -Black) Ultimate Ears E11 custom ear monitors. Beta 58 Microphone on vocals. Cabinet mic Beta 52 for the low end punch. Currently Touring with Hands On!
– Keith Rushing’s Band of Brothers.
The Britton Currie Band.
Anthony Cortellini received the Bachelor of Music from Ball State University after four years of duty in the Navy Band San Francisco. Before coming to Louisiana, he played
keyboards and flute in the Indianapolis-based band Gene Deer and the Groove Merchants. This group won the 1993 Indianapolis Blues Society Competition and has
been released twice on the Slippery Noodle Sound label.. Cortellini’s original music has been heard on national television commercials, public television and the Discovery
Cortellini has taught numerous jazz masterclasses at flute festivals, including
the Louisiana and Mid South Flute Society Festivals.
He was a winner of the 1997 Texas
Flute Society Jazz Masterclass Competition. Currently Cortellini lives in Farmerville where he is an active performer on both flute and keyboards. His keyboard performance credits include Louisiana Hall of Fame musicians G.G. Shinn and Doug Duffey. In addition to performing Mr. Cortellini is a pro audio/video contractor for Matt’s Music
Contracting Division in Monroe.
PHILLIP “FLIP DADDY” WELCH
- Phillip first picked up a pair of drum sticks at 7 years of age. Completely self-taught, he watched his fellow drummers, instructional videos, and “live” performances of other drummers to give his chops the “Flip Daddy” touch! He learned to play a pretty mean shuffle from the Cajun Shuffle King Billy J. Morris.! Phillip’s band credits include the Mike McKenzie Band; Clayton Maza; Young Guns; Hands On; Doug Duffy; Nighthawk; Kats Under Cover; Toby Trayler and Green Eyed Soul ,Stone Cold Country and numerous others that this space does not have the room for! He is also a very sought after recording session musician with a very lengthy discography…thus, the name “The Session Master”. Born and raised in the West Monroe area, he still calls it home!
Phillip proudly plays Riolo Custom Maple Drums
, Sabian Cymbals
, Vic Firth Drumsticks, KickPort Bass Drum Enhancers, Stagg Cases and PDP Accessories.
, began his woodshedding in the mountains of Arkansas at a young age then moving on to Nashville Tn.There he began touring with various artists including Rascal Flatts, Alan Jackson, Blake Shelton, and Trace Adkins. Britton completed his bachelor’s education at the University Of Louisiana in Monroe. After leaving Nashville, he continued his education earning a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Individual Counseling. He attended The College of Bible and Religion at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. In his spare time, Britton enjoys spending time with family and friends, song-writing, playing, fiddle, and playing tennis. Britton has been married to wife, Heather, for 10 years. They currently have two children, Jake and Presley.
A set list sample:
Green RiverMilk Cow Blues,Livin On Love,Purple Rain,Shaky Ground,Hard to Handle,Wagon Wheel,Mustang Sally,Gravity,Souths Gonna Do It Again,Domino,Mary Janes, Last Dance,Boogie ShoesS,weet Home Alabama,River Rats(original)Willin,God Gave Me You,Come Together,Cripple Creek,Third Rate Romance,Play That Funky Music,RollerCoaster,Fast as You,Keep your Hands To Yourself,The Devil Went Down To Georgia,, etc.