The Creation of Velvet Compass
Velvet Compass crossed continents to find and create the perfect groove. You will quickly become addicted to their funky rhythms and soulful style.
Jason payed his way through law school playing the lot of Australia found his home in Denver. He has since played over 100 venues in the U.S. and looking forward to shredding on many more stages.
Faith's heart's love for blues and soul greatly overpower her classical background. Her unique tone quality and ability to capture any audience's attention is as astounding as her lyricism.
Ernie has been the back bone to many wedding and cover bands in Denver and the San Francisco area for over 10 years. His love for music developed at a young age attending smoky blues/jazz clubs with this father. Ernie plays every show with the same passion and excitement as the first time he hit the kit in 7th grade. He is relishing the opportunity to create and shape new sounds with Velvet Compass.
Chris is a well rounded and seasoned player with over 30 years experience playing off broadway musicals in Manhattan to arranging and writing hundreds of charts. Chris has a creative ability like no other.
Australian born with New Orleans blood this trombone player knows how to lay a groove down.
At a very young age, Nikki Giron was inspired by the great Elvis Presley. She had always loved to sing but she knew after being introduced to Elvis Presleyby her grandmother that she wanted to be a STAR. She then started to play piano and saxophone. Throughout the course of her musical career Nikki Giron has been a major part of various bands playing Alto/Tenor Saxophone and performing vocals. She is also in a jazz/pop duo group called Nikki & Eman. She started creating songs at 14 years old where she continued to share her music with others. She is currently attending the University of Colorado Denver for Music Business. Nikki Giron is a trained musician and singer. She is consistently working on new material and expanding her musical knowledge.
This five piece will have your hips shakin' to their funky soulful tunes in no time. Amidst the continuous shows in Denver they are currently compiling Velvet Compass' first LP. Sign up for their mailing list for event details and upcoming shows.