Grooveline Horns

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Grooveline Horns
Grooveline Horns with Jason Mraz.jpg
Grooveline Horns playing with Jason Mraz
Background information
OriginAustin, Texas, US
Genres
Years active1996–present
Associated acts
MembersCarlos Sosa
Fernando “Fernie” Castillo
Raul Vallejo
Past membersReggie Watkins

Grooveline Horns is an American funk and R&B-based horn section, originating in Austin, Texas. They are best known for touring and recording with Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Mraz,[1][2] and Zac Brown Band.


Band members[edit]

Grooveline Horns on tour with Maroon 5

Current members[edit]

  • Carlos Sosa - saxophones
  • Fernando “Fernie” Castillo - trumpet
  • Raul “Ralo” Vallejo - trombone

Past members[edit]

  • Reggie Watkins - trombone
  • Paul Armstrong - trumpet
  • Serafin Aguilar - trumpet

Discography[edit]

[3][4]

Year Album Artist Credits
2017 Finally, Its Christmas Hanson Horns
2017 Jesse & Joy Jesse & Joy Brass, Brass Band
2017 Sir Rosevelt Sir Rosevelt Horns, arrangements
2017 Lay It On Down Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band / Kenny Wayne Shepherd Horns
2015 Un Besito Mas Jesse & Joy Horns
2015 Vivir Sin Miedo Concha Buika Horns, Arranger
2015 Big Trouble Outasight Horns
2014 Dear You Meiko Horn Arrangements, Horns
2014 8 Luis Fonsi Horn Arrangements, Horns
2014 Engelbert Calling Engelbert Humperdinck Primary Artist, Horns, Horn Arrangements, Horn Engineer
2014 Viaje Ricardo Arjona Horns, Horn arrangements
2013 Confieso Que He Sentido Manuel Carrasco Horns, Arrangements
2013 Baby Let's Dance Shane Filan Horns
2013 All People (Deluxe) Michael Franti Horns
2013 Dirty Word Dumpstaphunk Guest Artist, Primary Artist
2013 In a World Like This Backstreet Boys Horn, Horn Engineer, Primary Artist
2013 Red Room The Shadowboxers Horn Arrangements, Primary Artist
2013 Everything to Me Shane Filan Horns
2013 Whut It Dew: The Album Rapid Ric Horns
2012 Live at the Moody Theater Warren Haynes / Warren Haynes Band Guest Artist, horns
2012 ¿Con Quién Se Queda el Perro? Jesse & Joy Arranger, Arreglos, Metales
2011 When You Gonna Learn Beverly Knight Horns
2011 Everybody Want Sum Dumpstaphunk Musicians
2011 Fairplay Beverly Knight Horns
2011 Everything Everytime Everywhere Trevor Hall Horn, Horn Engineer
2011 Man in Motion Warren Haynes Main Personnel
2009 Del Castillo Del Castillo Main Personnel
2009 When I Let Go Paul Wesley Horn, Horn Arrangements
2008 Thicker Than Water Vallejo Primary Artist
2008 We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. Jason Mraz Arranger
2008 The New World Bruce Robison Horns
2007 Future Clouds & Radar Future Clouds & Radar Main Personnel
2007 Noble Creatures The Gourds Horns
2007 Listen Hear Dumpstaphunk Main Personnel
2003 Chinese Vacation Steve Poltz Horn Arrangements
2003 Steamboat Live '97 Vallejo Primary Artist
1999 More Than a Feeling The Scabs Horn Arrangements
1998 Boom Boom Baby The Ugly Americans Horn Arrangements
1998 Freebird The Scabs Horn Arrangements

Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2009 We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things., Jason Mraz 2009 Teen Choice Awards Won
2005 Best Groupera Album, La Mafia Latin Grammy Awards[5] Won
2004 Spanish Album of the Year, Con Poder, Salvador[6] 35th GMA Dove Awards Won
1997 Best Horns: Grooveline Horns, The Scabs Austin Music Awards[7] Won
1998 Best Horns: Grooveline Horns Austin Music Awards[8] Won
1999 Best Horns: Grooveline Horns Austin Music Awards[9] Won
2000 Best Horns: Grooveline Horns, The Scabs Austin Music Awards[10] Won
2001 Best Horns: Grooveline Horns Austin Music Awards[11] Won
2003 Best Horns: Grooveline Horns Austin Music Awards[12] Won
2006 Best Horns: Grooveline Horns Austin Music Awards[13] Won

Tours[edit]

Live guest performances[edit]

Date Artist Location
June 27, 1997 Suicidal Tendencies Stubb's, Austin[14]
Aug 30, 2009 Dave Matthews Band Fresno, CA[15]
April 26, 2014 Kenny Wayne Sheperd & Mike Farris Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Awards[16]

Television and video appearances[edit]

Date Artist Show
Apr 3, 2012 Grooveline Horns, Self Dancing with the Stars, Copchase [17][18][19]
Sep 30, 2013 Gary Clark Jr. Ain't Messin Round Official Music Video, (behind the scenes)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Off the Record".
  2. ^ "Off the Record".
  3. ^ "Grooveline Horns - Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic.
  4. ^ "Grooveline Horns". Discogs.
  5. ^ "Grooveline Show! Are you ready?". www.facebook.com.
  6. ^ GMA Dove Awards Archived October 20, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "Grooveline Horns (The Scabs) - Best Horns - Austin Music Awards - 1997 - Best Austin Musicians - The Austin Chronicle". www.austinchronicle.com.
  8. ^ "Grooveline Horns - Best Horns - Austin Music Awards - 1998 - Best Austin Musicians - The Austin Chronicle". www.austinchronicle.com.
  9. ^ "Grooveline Horns - Best Horns - Austin Music Awards - 1999 - Best Austin Musicians - The Austin Chronicle". www.austinchronicle.com.
  10. ^ "Grooveline Horns, the Scabs - Best Horns - Austin Music Awards - 2000 - Best Austin Musicians - The Austin Chronicle". www.austinchronicle.com.
  11. ^ "Grooveline Horns - Best Horns - Austin Music Awards - 2001 - Best Austin Musicians - The Austin Chronicle". www.austinchronicle.com.
  12. ^ "Grooveline Horns - Best Horns - Austin Music Awards - 2003 - Best Austin Musicians - The Austin Chronicle". www.austinchronicle.com.
  13. ^ "Grooveline Horns - Best Horns - Austin Music Awards - 2006 - Best Austin Musicians - The Austin Chronicle". www.austinchronicle.com.
  14. ^ "Live Shots".
  15. ^ "Dave Matthews Band Setlist at Save Mart Center, Fresno". setlist.fm.
  16. ^ "Blackstock: Willie Nelson, Double Trouble, Emmylou Harris and more musical heavyweights celebrate 'Austin City Limits' first Hall of Fame inductees".
  17. ^ Desk, TV News. "Seal to Perform on ABC's DANCING WITH THE STARS, 4/3".
  18. ^ "Copchase" – via Amazon.
  19. ^ "Clyde Drexler & Elena Grinenko - Cha-Cha-Cha - Video Dailymotion". Dailymotion. 27 December 2010.

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