“If blues, soul, and rock can be said to form a triangle, you’ll find Hamilton Loomis right in the center of it”, says Guitar Player Magazine. An apt description, as young Loomis is one of the young artists at the forefront of bringing blues based American music into the 21st century and redefining it for a contemporary audience. Spanning youth and tradition, Loomis bridges the gap between generations of music-lovers both in the U.S. and around the world.
Armando Aussenac born in Mexico City in 1974. In 1975 he moved to Texas with his parents and at the age of 14 was performing professionally with his father. Armando attended Berklee College of Music in Boston as a Music Production and Engineering major, and has been a force in music scene ever since. Armando has earned six grammy nominations as a songwriter and performer. In 2009 He was commissioned to compose and arrange music for the motion picture "Fast and the Furious 4". Mando co-composed and performed on a children's educational audio book, co-written with Gilbert Cedillo.
Mando has many recording credits in different genres of music, including Rock (Drive, Chad Overman, Laura Marie), Latin Pop (Paula DeAnda, Sefani Montiel, Ricardo Castillon, Gerardo Flores), and Jazz (Kim Stone, The Rippingtons, Charlie Wood, Gabriel Romo).
As a producer, arranger and songwriter, he has worked with Bradley Kohn (Pendulum), Gerardo Flores (Don Francisco), and Gilbert Cedillo (Pura Vida Awards) to name a few. Armando has perfomance credits for Television talk shows, Despierta America and Enfoque Musical, and commercials for Pepsi. He’s arranged and performed with the internationally televised Pura Vida Awards.
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Fabian Hernandez - Saxes, Keys, Background Vocals
Fabian's musical journey began when he chose to play the saxophone in grade school at the age of 14. In 2001 after high school, Fabian attended the Dallas School for Fine Arts (Media Tech Institute) and joined the prestigeous Tex-Mex group Little Joe Y La Famila which exposed him to several contrasting styles of music. During his time with Little Joe he collabrated with artists such as Ray Benson (Asleep at the Wheel), La Mafia, Los Lobos, War, Christian Castro, Ruben Ramos, Stefani Montiel, Elida Reyna, Shelly Lares, Emilio Navaria, Rick Trevino, Ramon Ayala, Ricardo Castillion, Jay Perez and many more.
While at Media Tech Fabian worked under George Strait's Sound Engineer Paul Rogers learning the art sound creation. In 2005, His hard work seemed to be paying off when UNSION SAXOPHONES asked Fabian to be a featured artist with thier company. After graduating from the institute Fabian began arranging and producing for various artists.
In 2006, Fabian joined Ruben Ramos and The Mexican Revolution, taking on the roles of playing saxophone and being heavily involved with his studio productions. During his time with Ruben, Fabian was asked to be a part of Chente Barerra's 2006 studio record which earned him his first Grammy award winning credits as a saxophonist. In 2009, Fabian would be a part of another Grammy award winning record "Ruben Ramos Viva La Revolucion". Fabian, as an engineer/session player has contributed to several top 10 hits, 7 grammy award nominations, and various awards. Fabian has also appeared on international TV shows including Univision's Cocinando con Las Estrellas, Despierta America, PBS Texas Music Special, and a Billboard Magazine top ten countdown TV show from 2005-2007. Fabian currently tours internationally with the Hamilton Loomis Band raising the bar in the music scene.
Mike is a bassist from Houston, Texas who has been influenced by a wide variety of styles of music from hard rock, and pop to folk and hard hitting funk and started off playing drums in the teen years and later moved to bass guitar and has been playing music for about 30 years. Mike has been a part of several original bands enjoying playing and recording in Texas studios with different artists and styles and performing with Rock bands to funk bands to Americana bands.
One of his proudest moments is traveling to the middle east in 2011 to perform on a U.S.O tour for American troops stationed in Iraq and Kuwait. Mike's last gig was performing bass and backing vocal duties on a summer U.S. Tour for Rivers and Rust featuring Sheila Marshall and Kyle Cook of Matchbox 20.