Blake Callens Trio
Blake Callens is originally from Los Angeles, California, but moved to North Carolina after joining the Army in 2001. After finishing his term of service he rusumed his former profession of guitar teacher and performing musician. Blake recently finished writing his first music book, 'Scales, Modes and Arpeggios in Five Positions: A Modern Method in Solo Guitar.' He has played in the bands The Juice and Hanoi Jane. Puncho Forrest is a North Carolina native that has had extensive acclaim and success with the band Big Bertha. Apart from playing with the trio, Puncho heads up his own band ? Are We. Dion Thigpen moved to North Carolina from Chicago Illinois and has been playing regularly with some of the most popular regional acts. He has made a name for himself as an uncanny percussionist playing with Swiftwater and the Dan Speller's Bluespell.