Bassist Mikel Nelson

Mikel Nelson, Bass

Mikel Nelson comes from a family of artists and musicians in South Dakota. He has performed professionally for over 44 years. In the 1980s Mikel moved to the …

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John Ross

John Ross, Bass

John grew up in St. Louis where he majored in Jazz Studies at Webster University, focusing on Bass Performance. While in St. Louis, John played in local nightclubs and worked with traveling bands throughout …

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Philip Marcus, Guitar

Phillip plays guitar for Downbeat. A veteran of the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), he is currently Music Director at Standley Middle School. Phil received his a Bachelor of …

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