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The Patxi Pastor
All Star Band


The Patxi Pastor All Star Band has remained a favorite with audiences across the country for over three decades delivering its driving blend of rock and roll, reggae, blues, swing and soul. The Band continues to be featured in numerous festivals, large charity events, corporate functions and private parties nationwide including recent performances in Ohio, Wisconsin, North Carolina and the Keys as well as throughout South Florida and Miami where the band is based.  All musical performances and material can be specifically tailored and customized for any occasion.

The Patxi Pastor All Star Band's current line up features long time current and former members of the world famous "Miami Sound Machine" Horn Section with Doug Michaels on Trumpet; Mike Scaglione on Sax and Teddy Mulet on Trombone; also American Idol Singing Sensation Christina Christian; on Sax Charles DeChant from the multi-platinum selling recording artists "Hall & Oates"; Drummer Rees Bridges from "Tears For Fears", "The Drifters", "Tom Jones" and "Squeeze" and multi Grammy Award winning "Dirty Vegas"; Bass Player Steve Argy from "The Clarence Clemons Band", "KC & The Sunshine Band" and "The Bellamy Brothers"; Multi-Grammy Nominated Producer & Keyboardist Leroy Romans from "Bob Marley's Wailers", "Jimmy Cliff" and "Maxi Priest", Percussionist Sammy Figirora from David Bowie, Mariah Carey, Miles Davis and Chaka Khan and Miami's Singing Sensation Maryel Epps who has performed with David Bowie, Prince, Chaka Khan and Bob Dylan. Please see the bios below for more information on each band member.

For National And International Booking Requests Please Contact: management@patxi.com

For more information about each currently featured All Star Band member please see below or go to the band's official web site at www.PatxiPastorAllstarBand.com.


Patxi Pastor

The Patxi Pastor All Star Band was founded by renowned lead guitarist and front man Patxi Pastor who in addition to his 30 year solo career has continued to be featured with numerous national touring acts including the Belushi Estates' legendary "Blues Brothers" and Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Bob Seger's Silver Bullet Sax Man Alto Reed's "Rock & Roll All Stars".

Patxi is also a current member of "7th World" featuring Robert Thomas Jr; the two time Grammy award winning hand drummer and former member of the legendary super group "Weather Report", Robert's Godsons Felix and Julius Pastorius, the twin prodigy of Jaco Pastorius on bass and drums and multi-Grammy Award nominated producer & keyboards Leroy Romans from Bob Marley's Wailers, Jimmy Cliff & Maxi Priest.


Christina Christian - American Idol Singing Sensation

American Idol singing sensation Christina Christian was selected by Superstar Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson from over 10,000 singers who auditioned across the United States to appear as a featured artist in the first season of what became the world's most popular television series.  American Idol became the blockbuster for Fox Television with over 20 million people watching and voting.  Christina was then signed to a recording contract by Simon Fuller's "19 Entertainment" record label and was featured on American Idol's national 30 city sold out arena tour later that year.  Christina has continued to be featured in major events throughout the world including performances alongside Superstar Annie Lenox at Royal Albert Hall in London, Co-Hosting red carpet events alongside Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ryan Seacrest for E! Television in addition to being continually featured on numerous other major television series such as the CBS's CSI, MTV's TRL and as a guest hosts for TV Guide Channel and England's own Top of the Pops.  She has continued to travel extensively throughout Europe and Africa as well as the US, as a singer and songwriter for other major artists such as David Bisbal. Christina's extraordinary professional singing career began at age 15 when she was asked to perform the National Anthem at the American Airlines Arena for the "Miami Heat" which was so popular among fans that she was asked to do it five times.


Charles DeChant

Charles "Mr. Casual" DeChant is the saxophone and keyboard player for the multi-platinum selling recording artists Hall & Oates. He has been playing in the band since its inception in the early 1970s. Notable saxophone solos are heard in "Maneater," "Say It Isn't So," and "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)."

Besides recording and touring with Hall & Oates, DeChant has also played with other legendary groups ncluding Mick Jagger, The Temptations, Tina Turner, Billy Joel, Bonnie Raitt and The Average White Band.

For additional information about Charlie please visit his personal web site at: www.CharlieDeChantWorld.com


Mike Scaglione

Mike Scaglione has been a featured member of Gloria Estefan's renowned Miami Sound Machine since 1995 playing on all of her world tours and albums. He has also performed and recorded with numerous international Superstars including the legendary Julio Iglesias, Chayanne, legendary bass innovator Jaco Pastorius and KC & The Sunshine Band.

For additional information about Mike please visit his personal web site at: www.discogs.com/artist/Mike+Scaglione


Doug Michels

Doug Michels has been a featured member of Gloria Estefan's renowned Miami Sound Machine since 1995 playing on all of her world tours and albums.  He has also performed and recorded with numerous Superstars including the legendary Celia Cruz, Shikira, Carol King, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna and KC & The Sunshine Band.

For additional information about Doug please visit his personal web site at: http://www.artistdirect.com/nad/music/artist/card/0,,625318,00.html


Teddy Mulet

Teddy Mulet has been a featured member of Gloria Estefan's renowned Miami Sound Machine since 1986 playing on all of her world tours and albums. He has also performed and recorded with numerous Superstars including recent world tours with the legendary Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Buffett, Blood Sweat & Tears, NSYNC, John Sacata, Shikira, Julio Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, Celia Cruz, Enrique Iglesias, Paul Anka and Ricky Martin.  Teddy also continues to serve as one of the industry's leading music producers for top entertainment clients such as the Latin Grammy Awards, CBS Television, SONY Music, Telemundo and his performances have been featured on nationally broadcast television programs including The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Rosie O'Donnell, Ellen DeGeneres, Saturday Night Live, Magic Johnson and MTV Unplugged.

For additional information about Teddy please visit his personal web site at: www.artistdirect.com/artist/teddy-mullet/6362248


Leroy Romans

Grammy Nominated Producer, songwriter & Keyboardist Leroy Romans has performed by touring between studio and stage with a host of international Superstars including Bob Marley's Wailers, Jimmy Cliff, Third World, Maxi Priest, Roberta Flack, Monty Alexander, Bobby Thomas of Weather Report, DJ Khaled and many more.

For additional information about Leroy please visit his personal web site at: www.myspace.com/baarbe


Rees Bridges

Rees Bridges is a world renowned drummer who has been playing drums professionally for over 30 years. He has recorded and toured worldwide performing live with legendary bands and Superstars such as Tears For Fears, The Drifters, Squeeze, Tom Jones and for over a decade has been a member of the pioneering Grammy award winning Dance Music Band Dirty Vegas. Rees has also been officially recorded on two separate occasions by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "World's Fastest Drummer".

For additional information about Rees please visit his personal web site at: www.ReesBridges.com


Steve Argy

Steve Argy is a leading recording and touring bass player and has performed and toured with Clarence Clemons, KC & The Sunshine Band and The Bellamy Brothers.

For additional information about Steve please visit his personal web site at: www.SteveArgy.com


Sammy Figirora

Sammy Figueroa has long been regarded as one of the world's greatest percussionists. He has recorded and toured with David Bowie, Mariah Carey (in her multi-million selling MTV Unplugged), Miles Davis, the Brecker Brothers (for 12 years), Sonny Rollins, Michel Camilo and Chaka Khan. He has played on countless records, providing the rhythmical framework for hundreds of hits. Well-known for his versatility and professionalism, he is one of the few percussionists equally comfortable in a multitude of styles, from R & B to rock to pop to bebop to Latin to Brazilian to New Age. As one of the music industry's most sought after session players Sammy has been featured on countless albums, jingles and film scores and has appeared often with both The David Letterman Band and the Saturday Night Live Band. Sammy's sense of humor, ebullient personality, and open-heartedness is famous within the music industry and continues to delight musicians and audiences around the world.

For additional information about Sammy please visit his personal web site at: www.sammyfigueroa.com


Maryel Epps

Acclaimed singer and songwriter, Maryel Epps continues to be recognized as one of the nations most exciting and entertaining divas. Maryel has performed with scores of musical legends such as David Bowie, Prince, Bob Dylan, Chaka Khan, Clark Terry, Dizzy Gillespe, David Lee Roth, Nile Rogers, Billy Taylor and Patti Labelle. Maryel is widely know for her famous Gospel Brunches which began at the acclaimed Lola Restaurant in New York City and continues to be featured across the country .

For additional information about Maryel please visit her personal web site at: www.MaryelEpps.net