Juggling Suns

Juggling Suns

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Juggling Suns perfectly mixes the old school psychedelia with the new school of synthesized grooves, with a hint of funk and outer space jamming to complete the recipe. get abducted.

Biography

Recently referred to as one of the Jam Scene's "Best Kept Secrets" by Relix magazine, Juggling Suns have been abducting fans from New Jersey to Japan since 1997. Their roots lie in the diverse musical styles of old school psychedelia, jazz, bluegrass, funk, trance, dance and pure rock n roll, and those roots have fueled their legendary on-stage improvisation. The Suns have played to packed audiences in Japan and all over the United States, appeared in the Julia Roberts movie �Runaway Bride�, performed personally for the NBA�s Bill Walton, and won consecutive awards for �Best Jam Band� at NJ�s Asbury Music Awards (2002- 2003). The Suns blend their well-crafted original music, with their own take on covers from Sesame Street songs to Bill Withers to create a one of a kind setlist experience at every show. With their last national tour, the Suns played to exuberant fans from Las Vegas, to Utah, Arizona, all the way to Colorado in support of their most recent 4th live album. Plans are currently in the works for a new recording, slated to be released in 2006.The Suns have held their own as one of the east coast�s favorite live acts- going on 10 years strong since its conception in 1995. Juggling Suns consists of Solar Circus alumni Mark Diomede and Kenny Kruise, who have years of performing together under their belts. Gus Vigo, one of the founding members of Juggling Suns along with Diomede, was formerly from New Jersey band World Within. Tim Morris, originally Diomede�s acoustic side project partner, came on board to take over rhythm guitar skills in 2003. The newest addition is Andrew Lenaghan on drums. Forces combined, the sound of Juggling Suns has remained strong to each individuals� musical influences. Their original songs have been covered by the Disco Biscuits and Keller Williams, and the Suns have hosted numerous guest musicians up on stage beside them, including Buddy Cage, Tom Constanten (Grateful Dead), Martin Fierro (Legion of Mary) and Jon Gutwillig (The Disco Biscuits). Guitarist Mark Diomede, who has been on the road as a musician since 1989, received the Asbury Music Awards �Lifetime Achievement Award� in 2003. Diomede has shared the stage with Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Herring, Santana, moe., Mickey Hart and Bob Weir. Juggling Suns� just keeps climbing the musical stratosphere. They continue to reinvent themselves, and experiment with new sounds and musical textures, all the while expanding their fan base with each show. The Suns future is here now and will have them performing at new venues in a town near you!. get abducted.

Discography

"Doorway to the Angels" - 1997- (Relix Records)
"Living on the Edge of Change"- 1998- (Megaforce/Hydrophonics)
"Get Abducted"- 2000 - (self release)
"Steppin' Off a Star"- 2002- (self release)
"Live at the Stone Pony"- 2002 - (self release)
"Tapers Choice 4" - 2004 - (self release)
" Tranzmutation" - 2006 - (Aeria Records)
"Zero Zero Eight" - 2009-
(Self release)