New York guitarist Joel Hoekstra plays for Whitesnake and Trans Siberian Orchestra. He’s also well-known for his work with Night Ranger, the Broadway show Rock of Ages and his fill in work with acts like Foreigner and most recently, Cher. Frontiers Music recently released the critically acclaimed debut from his new side project Joel Hoekstra’s 13 entitled Dying to Live. He has also released 3 solo albums that YOU should own!
About Chris Caffery
Chris Caffery was born in Suffern New York and ironically raised in Les Paul’s hometown of Mahwah, New Jersey.
His career spans over 32 years of professional recording and touring.
Most notably Chris is an original member of Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Working with the late Paul O’Neill as his mentor and producer Chris got his start in the business professionally at the age of 17.
Paul produced columbia recording artists Heaven and Chris came onboard leading to O’Neill’s introduction to Chris and the band Savatage. Chris has worked with Paul and Savatage for over 30 years.
Besides recording and touring with Savatage Chris has released 6 solo records as a singer/guitarist.
He has also appeared on records and tours with many world re known artists such as Doro Pesch, Metal Church, Tim “Ripper” Owens, Dirty Looks and the aforementioned Heaven.
He has appeared on over 100 records as an artist or special guest!
Besides music Chris is a partner in a successful hot sauce company called High River Sauces and has recently launched a rock and roll kids clothes company called Metalphant based on his small elephant side kick named Wilbur.