About Fantuzzi and the Flexibles
All over the world, Fantuzzi plays with an amazing array of flexible, talented, magical musicians - coming together to create the famous "Flexible" band.
Some of Fantuzzi's Favorite Flexibles
Flexibles in the Los Angeles area:
Deon Estus : Deon was formerly the bass player with Wham! and later with George Michael, performed at Rock in Rio, and with George Michael on his Faith tour. He also played with Marvin Gaye, Tina Turner, Frank Zappa, George Clinton, Annie Lennox, Edgar Winter, Aaron Neville, and Elton John...and Fantuzzi.
Avi Sills : a dynamic and inspiring drummer/producer. Avi has toured the world as the drummer for numerous artists, and studied at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music. His diverse list of credits include Red Elvises, Bob Dylan, Robert Cray, Fantuzzi and Adam Sandler; Film/TV: Six String Samurai, Oprah Winfrey, Melrose Place, Penn & Teller, and many more. Avi works regularly as a composer and partner in music production house Fuel Music And Sound.
Paul (Coco) Carey
Flexibles in Germany:
David Mages : www.davidmages.de Talented multi-instrumentalist, festival organizer, music teacher and wonderful being! Mageshwara - Worldmusic, Am Schloss 4 , 93104 Sünching, 09480-959225, 0176-68625950
Bandleader of Funkronized, founding member of the Lecker Trio http://www.myspace.de/leckertrio, Philipp has been a part of: numerous European Festivals and works with artists such as Max Neissendorfer, Carolyn & Herrmann Breuer, Bavarazzi, Mel Canady’s Chessboard, Thomas Killinger , of course with Fantuzzi, and with Veronika von Quast. He is also an instructor for drum`n`beat drums & percussion school in Munich and music teacher at the Guardini-school.
Chris Doll : keyboard wizard in the Munich area, a low-key soul with an amazing range...
Pit Steffan : started playing electric guitar at age 14, played progressive rock & jazz with different bands, moved to London age 20, where he played with a range of bands and various styles. Pit toured Europe before moving to the States in 2002, there playing with "the Human Revolution", Jah Levi, Peace Tribe, Shimshai, and of course, Fantuzzi who he met at the first Australian Rainbow Gathering in 2000.
Flexibles in Hawaii (and other places):
Jaris Dreaming : bass and guitar extraordinaire! Lives mostly on the Big Island of Hawaii, but has frequently been spotted playing with Fantuzzi in other parts of the world including New York, LA, Thailand. Jaris tours the States, was in Europe in 2011, is a steadfast member of the Rainbow community and a great friend as well as amazing musician.
Fantuzzi's Flexibles are also found in many more cities and countries in the USA, Europe, Asia, Australasia...