Meet The Band 2019-07-02T01:46:07+00:00

About Us

Bringing together an elite group of musicians is a dream come true for TV Anchor Man Dan Ashley.

Vernon Black
Vernon BlackGuitar
An accomplished guitarist and vocalist, Vernon Black spent most of the past 20 years touring, recording and film tracking with music legends like Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Chakka Kahn and Lionel Richie.
Angeline Saris
Angeline SarisBass
One minute of Angeline’s low-end thumping coming at you and you’ll know she is just as much beast as beauty. She is a monstrous talent and has the schedule to prove it.
Billy Johnson
Billy JohnsonDrums
Billy has toured as the drummer for both Santana and Frankie Bererly. His experience includes working with the famous San Francisco ensemble with horns, Tower of Power, as well as singers such as Patti LaBelle and Jean Carn and the pop group Pablo Cruise. He studied under Philadelphia drummers Gerry Brown and Cornell Rochester.
James Henry
James HenryPercussion
Crossing all genres of music, experience the dynamic energy of innovative San Francisco artist, James Henry. Experience a new, fresh, modern style. Master percussionist, soulful vocalist, undeniably charismatic. Feel James Henry and his bands passion and fire in every performance!
Francois Bouvet
Francois BouvetGuitar
French native born on the island of Mauritius, “I’Isle de France” as it was formerly called, Didier began learning to speak English at seven and playing the guitar at eight (coming from a long line of accomplished classical composers and pianists on his paternal side, the latter came to him much more easily).
Ben Flint
Ben FlintKeyboard
Oakland, California-based pianist, composer, and teacher Ben Flint has recently come out with his second CD, entitled World Soul Project.
Tiffany Callier
Tiffany CallierVocals
A person who loves to touch, inspire, and help people. Whether it be through Speech or Music.
Lisa Battle
Lisa BattleVocals
Lisa Battle recorded an album with the legendary San Francisco band, Big Brother & the Holding Company as lead vocal, and toured with them for three years. Lisa is currently performing with her own group, “Lisa Battle Band,” in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dyson the Singer
Dyson the SingerVocals
Dyson Thesinger has been entertaining over 15 years. Combining old school flavor with new school edge he’s created a soulful, energized performance for every audience.

Our Story

With a unique blend of Country, Americana, and Rock and Roll, Dan brings a distinctive voice and unique life-experience to his music. Always the storyteller, Dan shares the joy, heartbreak, love, and loss that is part of our common humanity. Backed by a group of remarkable musicians who have played and toured with an impressive list of major artists, Dan is thrilled to share his music with audiences all over the Bay Area.

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”