Posts by Greg Rahn

Tracking Derek Rolando

Derek rockin’ the shaker. Derek is a master percussionist who has recorded on many of my projects over the years. Here you can see him adding some sweetening to one of my tracks. He has an arsenal of “toys” in his collection including woodblocks, quiro, vibraslaps, bongos, various clicky things that I don’t know the…

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Opening for AJ Crawdaddy at the Empress

I’m honored to be performing at the Empress Theatre in Vallejo Wednesday November 29th. AJ Crawdaddy is the headliner and I’ll be opening with a solo piano set at 8pm. I’ll be playing some New Orleans style piano and debuting some of the pieces I’ve written for my current album project.  AJ and his whole…

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Tracking Drew Zingg

A few of my new songs have a Steely Dan influence, so I called in Drew to track guitar on them. Drew played with Donald Fagen and toured with Steely Dan for several years so he was a natural fit. He is from the east coast as well, and it turns out we’re both from…

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Tracking at Studio D

I’ve always loved working with Joel at Studio D in the past so I chose to record the basic tracks for my album here. Studio D is famous for recording lots of hit records by Huey Lewis and the News, Joe Satriani, Bruce Hornsby, Chris Isaac, Aretha Franklin and many others. Day one was acoustic…

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Playing Silo’s with Chris Cain Napa Saturday 8pm

Looking forward to playing at Silo’s in Napa this Saturday with Chris Cain. This is the Chris Cain Band featuring Steve Evans on Bass, Mick Mestek on drums and myself on piano and organ. Silo’s is an intimate venue with no bad seats in the house and this is one of Chris’ last performances in…

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Great show with Chris Cain at Earl’s Hideaway in Florida

Last night we played an awesome waterfront venue in Sebastian called Earl’s Hideaway. Great people, great place. Near the end of the show, Chris called up their local upcoming young blues guitar hero David Julia to sit in and play slow blues with him. Nice moment! I had the good fortune of meeting up with…

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Big fun playing on the Legendary Blues Cruise!

Just got off the ship after a great week of playing on the Legendary Blues Cruise. If you haven’t gone on one before, it’s a week of performances, jams and musical spontaneous combustion with big names in the Blues scene. I played gigs with Chris Cain, sat in with Tommy Castro, Coco Montoya,  Wee Willie,…

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