~~Ken has been performing and recording since 1970. Beginning on classical organ, Ken studied piano, harpsichord, and synthesizer before going to Indiana University. He was the youngest student accepted into their graduate level electronic music program. During the 80s he was active in the club and casino scene in Philadelphia and Atlantic City where he was fortunate to work on stage and in the studio with Keith Benson, drummer for Stevie Wonder and Teddy Pendergrass as well as executive producer of "Standing In The Shadows Of Motown," and Keith's sister Carla L. Benson, regarded to be one of the most recorded back-up singers in history. Although you wouldn't know it to listen to him, he studied voice with renown vocal teacher, Marty Lawrence, who coached the Metropolitan Opera as well as singers Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin. Ken moved to Nashville in 1988 and was quickly hired by jazz singer Jane Powell of Roanoke, Va, for whom he produced an album .After taking some time off to complete his degree at Belmont University, he began touring as a side man for country artists. Between 1998 and 2008 Ken played with Jo-El Sonnier, Paul Brandt, Clay Davidson, Steve Holy, Joe Diffie, Tracy Lawrence and Mark Chesnutt. Ken was Joe Diffie's band leader for six years and tour manager for two. He appears on the Grammy-nominated album from Jo-El Sonnier, "Cajun Blood," and two albums from Joe Diffie. Ken is proud to have played many times on Grand Ole Opry broadcasts from the famous Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry house in Nashville.
Steve has been in the music industry for 15 + years. Over the years, he has worked for many artists. The short list includes Alabama, LeAnn Rimes, Sara Evans, Martina McBride, and Jake Owen. He has also backed many artists on TV shows, to include Trisha Yearwood, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Johnny Rzeznik, Wynnona, Jordin Sparks, and Kris Allen to name a few. TV credits include "The Voice", “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (5 times), “The Today Show”, “Good Morning America”, “The Late Late Show (CBS), “The Ellen Degeneress Show “ and The View. Other TV credits include“Live with Regis & Kellie”, “Larry King Live” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live”. He has worked on the “CMT Music Awards” as keyboard player in the house band (3 times). Has also appeared on the CMA ‘s, ACMs, and ACA Awards shows multiple times. A few recording credits include “The Last Stand” by Alabama , “All I Really Wanted to Say” by David St Romain , “Black Roses Red” by Alana Grace (for the movie “Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants”) , and “My Town” by the Poverty Neck Hillbilies. Steve currently is Musical Director and Keyboard player for the group "Alabama", and assumes the same role for lead singer Randy Owen’s solo dates.
~~Steve Holland has a wide range of live and studio experience. Steve has been the drummer/percussionist in shows for The Remingtons (BNA Records), Larry Boone (Columbia Records), Shelly West, Kenny Chesney, Davis Daniel, Gipson Miller Band (Epic Records), Cleve Francis (BNA Records), Mila Mason (Atlantic Records) and Antia Cochran (Warner Brothers Records). Steve continues to play for a wide range of studios in Nashville, doing both demos and Master sessions. Steve’s studio recording includes: Session work in numerous studios recording jingles, demos and custom albums for rock, country and gospel artists; demos for Nashville publishing companies including Warner Brothers, MTM, Southern Writers Group, Dick James and Pride Music Group; Master sessions and demos for artists including Mike Reid, Carl Mann, Bill Swan, Mila Mason, Anita Cockran, Ray Price, Johnny Cash, Doug Stone, Becky Hobbs, Tracey Lawrence, Stella Parton and Joanne Cash. Steve can also be heard on Ronnie Milsap's new single, “Summer Number Seventeen” and Trace Adkins’ song for the Syfy Channel.
Scott Neubert is a great friend of MagicShack Productions and often lends his talents on a variety of different instruments including acoustic guitar, steel guitar, dobro, and banjo. Scott is a highly sought after musician and producer in his own right playing on countless sessions in Nashville including demos, EPs and Albums. Scott has toured with some of country music's greatest voices including Larry Gatlin, Hal Ketchum, and Trace Adkins.