James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash presents the Man in Black’s music with the same “Boom-Chicka-Boom” sound pioneered by Cash, Luther Perkins, Marshall Grant and W.S. Holland. It’s like hearing the Tennessee Three all over again!
Nick Auriemmo (left) is a native of Long Island, New York, and gradually made his way to the west coast thanks to music. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Fredonia College in western New York, he earned a Master’s Degree at Northern Illinois University. Nick successfully captures the energy and distinctive style of Cash’s only drummer, W.S. Holland, in every live show.
Nick’s favorite Johnny Cash song to play: Cocaine Blues
Garner’s favorite Johnny Cash song done by Nick: Kate
Denny Colleret (center) learned to play guitar as a kid by picking-up the needle on Johnny Cash records. When he met Johnny Cash at the screening of the country star’s film, “The Gospel Road” in 1973, Denny could already nail Luther Perkins’ signature guitar sound and style. Audiences are amazed by Denny’s uncannily accurate guitar work on stage.
Denny’s favorite Johnny Cash song to play: Sunday Morning Coming Down
Garner’s favorite Johnny Cash song done by Denny: (Ghost) Riders in the Sky
Rick Duncan (right) honed his bass playing technique by training at the prestigious Julliard School of Music in New York City. He then followed it up by earning a degree at the world-renowned San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Rick’s expressive playing provides the same critical foundation Marshall Grant supplied to Cash from the very beginning.
Rick’s favorite Johnny Cash song to play: Folsom Prison Blues
Garner’s favorite Johnny Cash song done by Rick: Understand Your Man