Brandon began playing violin at a young age where he established a strong music theory foundation which he then applied to the guitar when he was 15 years old. Though guitar remains his primary love and focus, he enjoys playing any stringed instrument and has the natural ability to pick out songs by ear.
Ponda began her musical journey through a less traditional path, in a dance studio. Her background in a variety of dance styles has instilled in her a strong rhythmic base. In recent years her musical focus has been the Irish bouzouki, mandolin and percussive elements.
Together, they have a unique throwback sound with a modern twist blending folk, blues, and country. They are currently working on original music for an EP to be released soon.
Born in Paris, KY to a small impoverished family, Daniel Mason emerged and matured his God given talent in the local church. Raised by a Mother that influenced him with everything from Marvin Gaye, Michael McDonald, and Hall & Oates, to Michael Jackson.
From there he developed guitar and writing skills at an early age. As most serious hungry artist, he moved to Nashville TN in '08 to establish himself as a Singer/Songwriter. After 3 years and 500+ shows as a lead singer of a local favorite Nashville trio Amber's Drive, Daniel Mason is pursuing upon his own music career. He is currently releasing his long awaited debut solo album.
MEET THE BAND
Daniel Mason: Lead Vocals / Guitar
Scott Barritt: Bass / Vocals
Jase Hackman: Lead Guitar / Vocals
Joel Burns: Drums
Our mission is to bring on the happy.
Katie: guitar / vocals
Angelle: piano / drums / vocals
Marie: trombone / bass / vocals
They began to play together just two years ago, delighting and entertaining crowds wherever they play.
The Ham Family Band represents an eclectic mix of bluegrass, country, and on occasion, a little soul.
A large portion of their music is homegrown and original, offering you a peek into the life stories behind each song.
The Ham Family Band has played a variety of venues, including BB Kings and Pucketts. They were also honored to be the host band at the Country Ham Festival in Springhill, Tennessee
Come and enjoy the heartfelt music of the Ham Family Band. Youʼre sure to be entertained!
A catalog of songs and a raspy singing voice were his tools in forging a long-term career as a singer-songwriter in Nashville. The new music scene shaped his genre into something between country-rock and blues; from ballads to rockers, his tunes evolved beyond his small town roots.
In Edwards' most recent project "Heroes," he honors veterans, active military and their families with what he considers his most meaningful and important piece of work yet. Always working on the next installment, J Edwards can be found in the studio, writing room or on tour.