Bio

Bundy Browne and the Expresso Rhythm Section

Bundy Browne and the Expresso Rhythm Section is a musical fusion combining Country - Bluegrass - Rhythm & Blues - Americana styles with a hint of Reggae. Nine of the eleven songs on our new CD features originals written by Bundy Browne. 

Bundy Browne - Acoustic guitar, mandolin, vocals. Bundy began his professional career playing mandolin for the bay-area based country band, Shagbark Hickory. His musical styles can be traced back to Bluegrass and Blues. He’s played along side notable musicians such as Deacon Jones, John Lee Hooker, Robben Ford and Larry Carlton.  

Rick Sigman - Acoustic guitar, harmony vocals

Dennis Harper - Fretless Bass, harmony vocals

Casey Smiley - Drums

In 1978 Rick, Casey, Dennis, LC Chidester and Kurt Kieffer formed the acoustic/electric jazz fusion band “Expresso”. Their debut album “First Cup”, released in 1982 received rave reviews and the album’s extensive airplay led to the band playing shows with artists such as Albert King, Taj Mahal, Roy Buchanan, Tom Scott, Robben and Mark Ford, David Lindley, Larry Carlton, Norton Buffalo, The Dixie Dregs, Eric Johnson and Stevie Ray Vaughn.