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Sound Bites from T's Place
Track / Title Length / Size Listen
Last Train to Timmonium 0:33 / 1.2 mb
T's Place 0:25 / 1 mb
Wa To To 0:18 / 718 kb
Noogits 0:21 / 831 kb
Turning Point 0:28 / 1.1 mb
Kara 0:26 / 1.0 mb
Hamfat (with cheese) 0:28 / 1.1 mb
Blueshuffle 0:41 / 1.6 mb
Never Forgotten 0:27 / 1.0 mb
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Scott Nelson

Bob Welsh

Andy Roberts

Steve Meashey

Dave Santana

Steve Varner

Chris Santiago

Lance Keller



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Scott Nelson
Scott's musical influences over the past thirty years have helped to develop his guitar style. Guitarists from his father Carl Nelson, to John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Scott Henderson, Allen Holdsworth, Wayne Krantz, Mike Stern and many others, have all played an important role in developing his own style. Scott's musical career started with the experimental jazz group "Airfloss" based in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA, during the 70's. Over the past two decades, Nelson has brought his "fiery" style of writing and playing to stage and studio in central PA. His 2004 recording "T's Place" features great friends and players he has worked with past and present. "T's Place" compositions are all original jazz, fusion, blues, rock or any combination of the above...Scott's music is constantly evolving!
Steve Meashey
Fifteen years ago, Steve Meashey was the promising up and coming bassist from Lebanon, PA. Oppurtunities for artistic and career advancement with great jazz musicians such as John Campbell, Johnny Coles, John Swanna, Steve Giordano and Steve Rudolph to name a few were available. Steve chose to dedicate his life to family. Today he is very happy with his wife Erin and three Children; Samantha, Chet and Robyn. In addition to performing, Steve teaches bass, trombone, and baritone horn in Central PA and Philadelphia. Steve has had the privilege of interacting musically with Brazilian vocalist Kenia, J.D. Walter, Joe Farrel, Bob Meashey, Kelly Meashey, Joe Hunt, Bill Goodwin, and many more. Over the past 10 years, Steve has been busy recording with Hilary Leigh, The For Peace Quartet, The Joe Hunt Trio, Steve Giordano Quartet, Dave Wilson Quartet and the Curt Sipe Quartet. Steve thanks God for everything.
Dominic Iacavone
Plays alto/tenor/soprano saxophone, keyboards, vocals, electric bass, and guitar. A versatile sideman/soloist who is deep into original composition. Dom is currently working on his second CD.
Chris Santiago
A very versatile drummer who currently works with several established combos including; Meantime with Scott Nelson and Andy Roberts, Matrix with Trixi Greiner and Willie Morales, Out-Islanders with Dom Iacavone, and the Canal Street Jazz Band. Other bands Chris has performed or recorded with include but not limited to: Coco and Company, Soulful Harmony, Extremity, Steve Rudolph, Jimmy Wood, Katie Rudolph, Danny Stueber and Tom Pontz.
Dave Santana
Dave grew up in Lebanon, PA. His playing career spans some 38 years. The years 1971-1979 had Dave travelling around the US playing in rock and funk bands. He has had the pleasure of working with Bo Diddly, The Drifters, Greg Allman, Gary Barts, John Hicks, Dakoda Staten, and many very talented musicians from the Central PA area.
Steve Varner
Steve was born and raised in Tennessee. In 1980, he moved to Harrisburg, PA where he soon became a local favorite. In addition to his extensive sideman duties as a bassist, Steve led his own electric quartet "Modern Traffic". The band recorded an album of all Varner originals in 1990. Now residing in northern New Jersey, Steve performs in New York and Europe with such jazz greats as Pat Martino, Phil Woods, Dave Liebman, Billy Hart , Rodney Green, Tim Warfield, Eric Alexander, James Moody, Ernie Watts, JD Walter, Bob Dorough, Jean-Michel Pilc, Tom Rainey, Jeff Hirchfield, Rick Margitza, Jack Wilkins, Dennis DeBlasio, Tierney Sutton, Patty Austin, Bill Goodwin, Iarrin Wilson and Jimmy Bruno.
Andy Roberts
Pianist/composer Andy Roberts of Mt. Gretna, PA, is a graduate of Berklee College of Music. His love for music diversity has allowed him to work in many different musical enviroments. As a freelance pianist, Roberts plays frequently around Central PA, Philadelphia and Atlantic City. He toured Japan numerous times with "The Three Degrees" as keybordist/music arranger. He serves as music director/pianist for a number of Central PA theaters including the Timbers Dinner Theater (Mt. Gretna,PA) since 1985. Recently, Andy was music arranger/performer for Grammy nominee Maria Del Rey's latest CD. Other recent CD appearances include OCD Circus, vocalist Amy Banks, drummer Jeff Stabley and guitarist Scott Nelson. Roberts has led various groups featuring original compositions and arrangements. Most notably "New World Parade" and Four Piece Quartet". Both projects have released recordings.
Bob Welsh
Bob's credits are quite diverse. As a producer, "Dirty" for Negative Space went HITS MAGAZINE Top 30. Others include "Galore" for Jeffrey Gaines (Rykodisk), "Green Room Compilation" (Polygram) and "One To Remember" for Svira. As a writer, Welsh has cuts on Polygram, Crysalis, EMI, Rykodisk for The Badlees, Jeffrey Gaines, Shucks and others. As a bassist, Bob has performed with Caryn Lin, Ben Lozaga, Jeffrey Gaines, Johnnie Johnson and The Drifters. Welsh's longest musical relationship?????...that would be Scott Nelson...Welsh says, "Scott has taught me most of what I know musically. His dedication to the art has put the bar so high for all of us who are lucky enough to play with him."