On The Corner

On The Corner

BandJazzR&B

With 4 members coming from classical, jazz, gospel, rock, and blues backgrounds, the group has become a melting pot for some of the best young musicians in the upstate. Covers range from Stevie Wonder and Sly and the Family Stone to

Biography

Bassist, Ethan Burkhardt is an Indiana native who relocated to the upstate after completing graduation in 2005 from Millikin University in Decatur, IL with a degree in Music Business. Burkhardt is the Director of Marketing for Pinecastle Records in Columbus, NC and performs with the Hendersonville and Brevard Orchestras as well as Horizon Church in Greenville, SC. He has played with Clemson guitar professor, Monty Craig’s Alma De Candela and Funkshua of Greenville.

Will Sinclair has been gracing Spartanburg with his vocals and keyboard skills his whole life. A graduate of Dorman High School in Spartanburg, he is currently attending Winthrop University on a voice scholarship. He has played in various bands and churches around Spartanburg and has been honored with trips to various honor and all state choirs throughout his junior and senior high years. In 2006 Will was invited to Berklee College of Music’s Gospel Music Workshop as both an organist and choir member.

After residing in Myrtle Beach and Hawaii for several years, Guitarist, JJ Guerrieri recently returned to Union, SC and is attending USC Upstate Union. The Union High School graduate is a 4.0 student and has plans to continue his education towards a degree in Music Therapy. After playing in country, rock, and R&B groups, JJ is glad to finally be in a group were he can play the music he truly enjoys.

Dorman High School graduate, Strib Gooch has been studying drums locally for 8 years and is highly steeped in jazz, latin, and funk grooves. He is currently attending Spartanburg Community College and plans to purse his music studies at one of the top music schools in the country.