St. Francis & the Wolf is a four piece rock & roll outfit out of San Francisco, California. Their smooth sounds are reminiscent of classic rock/pop with an alternative folk feel. Part 60's dance party, part smokey blues bar band with a little desert highway vibes thrown in; St. Francis & the Wolf's eclectic style will move you and groove you...
Alberto Martinez - lead vocals, rhythm guitar, mouth organ
Alberto started learning guitar at age 14under the tutelage of his father and brother, Miguel. Since then he's picked up the harmonica, drums and bass guitar. Alberto is also an independent music producer and co-host/music contributor of the weekly movie podcast The Three Friends Go Criterion. (Check it out HERE) His influences include The Beatles, Frank Black & the Catholics, Prince, Buddy Guy, Roy Orbison, Isaac Hayes, and Pixies among many others.
Miguel Martinez - lead guitar, backing vocals, lap steel
Miguel began playing as child musical prodigy. He started at age 9 first learning Spanish Classical style guitar before quickly graduating to Rock & Roll. Miguel has been Alberto's guitar teacher and writing partner since their early days of playing in their garage with in their dad in their family band. Miguel's influences include George Harrison, Brian May, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Gil Martinez among others.
Jaime Garcia - bass guitar, backing vocals
Jaime (aka Jim, aka Jimmy G, aka Heartbreak Jimmy) first became curious about the bass guitar when he first saw Peter Tork "play" one on the classic 70's T.V. show The Monkees. When he reached his teenage years, Jim gave in to his bass curiosity and began learning to play. His bouncy bass lines provide a fun backdrop to St. Francis & the Wolf's rich melodies. Jaime's influences include Donald "Duck" Dunn, James Jamerson, Geddy Lee, John Entwistle, Bootsy Collins Phil Lynette, Jaco Pastorious, and Sting among others.
Asheesh Khokha - drums, backing vocals
Ash picked up the drums at an early age and quickly developed as a well rounded musician; picking up guitar and percussion instruments. A real musician's drummer, Ash's precision and imagination create the perfect platform for St. Francis & the Wolf's eclectic style. Ash's influences include The Rolling Stones, The Police, Black Crowes, and Stalin among others.