About the Team

Executive Producer

Rick King

Founding member of Funk/Soul band Lubriphonic, Rick produced and played on five full length albums. Rick has played drums for Blues legends including B.B. King, Chuck Berry, and Buddy Guy.


Pete Galanis

As a producer, Pete has worked with legendary blues labels including Alligator, Delmark, and Blind Pig.


Core Band:

Pennal “PJ” Johnson - Bass Guitar

Bass player and entrepreneur from Chicago’s West Side, PJ  has toured internationally with gospel and blues acts and released four so,o albums under his own name.  More Information about PJ. 


Radka Kasparcova - Lead and Rhythm Guitar

While studying Jazz Guitar and Finance at DePaul University, Radka was voted as one of the Top 25 Women in Blues by Blues-E-News magazine, and has maintained a busy performing and studio schedule. More about Radka.


Pete Galanis - Lead and Slide Guitar

As a musician, Pete has traveled the world as a guitarist for blues legends Lurie Bell and Howard McCullum.


Ron Haynes - Trumpet

Over his illustrious career, Ron has toured with Lenny Kravitz, Chaka Khan, Lubriphonic, and Grammy-nominated Liquid Soul.


Johnny Cotton - Trombone

Johnny has toured internationally with the Ohio Players as well as blues legends James Cotton and Junior Wells.


Marty Sammon - Keyboards

For the past 15 years, Marty has played keyboards for Buddy Guy, and for the prior 5 years, Otis Rush.