Original band members Peter Beckett and Ronn Moss are back as PLAYER with the new line-up of Rob Math on lead guitar, Jawn Star on keyboards, and Jimmy Carnelli on drums. A new Player studio CD, ‘Too Many Reasons’, was released worldwide February 26, 2013 on the Frontiers Records label. This year we are looking forward to doing more shows in your area with a possible tour in the works. Stay tuned!
RONN MOSS started out his career in a succession of bands as a bass player and vocalist including the highly successful PLAYER,
which had a number one worldwide hit Baby Come Back. Ronn moved into acting while continuing his musical career when, in 1987,
he landed the starring role in the new TV series The Bold and The Beautiful. After 25 years, Ronn left the role of Ridge
Forrester in the TV series where his character has consistently been an integral part of the storylines as it has become one
of the most widely watched TV series around the world in more than 90 countries, attracting a daily audience in excess of 350
million viewers! Ronn’s live music show comprises a selection of songs from Ronn’s solo CD, as well as a selection of his personal
favorites from his days of performing as a young kid in Los Angeles.This highly popular, rousing, crowd pleasing contemporary
rocking entertainer has launched his solo album Uncovered, a calendar which was shot in Italy and his international website
Ronn had a success tour with PLAYER in Australia this past November and reconnected with his international fan base with An
Evening With Ronn Moss and PLAYER tour. Ronn is back with PLAYER recording and performing live throughout the United States.RONN MOSS
Peter Beckett was born in Liverpool, England. As a youth he would sneak into The Cavern lunchtime sessions to listen to the local bands. One day a band called The Beatles performed and Peter was hooked. He got a cheap guitar and taught himself to play, and by the time he was 16 he was touring Britain and Europe with his first band.
After some success with the British progressive band Paladin, he was invited to come to the United States to form a group called Skyband. That band was short-lived, but during a Hollywood party he met J.C. Crowley. They began writing songs together. A short time later they were joined by Ronn Moss and John Friesen ?and Player was born.
In January 1978, the band had an international number one hit with their first single: “Baby Come Back” which was co-written and sung by Beckett. The self- titled album went platinum and the band toured extensively. These classic outings included Boz Scagg’s Silk Degrees Tour, Eric Clapton’s Slowhand Tour, Heart’s Dog & Butterfly Tour and Kenny Loggin’s FootlooseTour,
playing always to sold out arena audiences. Four albums followed rendering four more top forty singles, including “This Time I’m In It For Love” which reached number ten on Billboard’s top 100 chart. Peter Beckett has written hit songs for many artists including: Heart, Olivia Newton-John, Kenny Rodgers, The Temptations, Poco, Janet Jackson, The Commodores, Cliff Richards,
Survivor, Grace Slick, and more recently Vanessa Hudgens of “High School Musical” fame.Between the years 1989-1997, Peter was a featured member of The Little River Band and has written several singles for them. He has also garnered many movie credits as artist, producer and/or writer. These include: The Karate Kid, Two of a Kind, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Major
League, St Elmo’s Fire (Grammy Nomination), Frankie and Johnny, Rock Star, Terminator 3, Basic, Beyond Borders, Life or Something Like It, Dirty Dancing 2 and Transformers to name a few. Peter started performing again with his band Player in 2003, always featuring an all star line-up, which has included at various times members of The Cars, REO Speed Wagon, Foreigner and
Little River Band. Peter is also a featured guest performer with The Yacht Rock Revue performing all over the U.S.
ROB MATH is quickly building a reputation as one of the hottest up and coming guitarist today. Recently you may have seen Rob hosting
Guitar Worlds Lick of the Day dishing up some serious lickage or stunning audiences at NAMM performing with Dream Theater keyboard
wizard Jordan Rudess while promoting Ampkit and Ampkit Link for Agile Partners and Peavey
A graduate of Berklee College of Music he was originally discovered by Canadian rock producer and songwriter Dave Tyson.
Best known for co-writing and producing Alannah Myles #1 hit Black Velvet and for his work with Hall and Oates
He continued to earn recognition from some of the industrys top producers like Howard Benson Daughtry Kelly Clarkson Creed
and Vincent Herbert Lady GaGa and has since played on albums by platinum selling artists such as SEAL NELLY and TONI BRAXTON
and recorded for many others including JoJo Macy Gray and The Pussy
Dolls. With his unique blend of melodic soulful playing Chicken Pickin Bluesy bebop inspired lines and fretboard pyrotechnics
even guitar greats such as Paul Gilbert Johnny Hiland Carlos Cavazo and Warren De Martini have taken notice and Publisher Greg Di Benedetto
Guitar World Guitar One Magazines has proclaimed Rob Math is amazing Rob is also a member of the LA based hard rock metal band Soul Sign founded by Bjorn Englen
Yngwie Malmsteen Quiet Riot on bass and featuring Michael Olivieri Leatherwolf on vocals.
Well known too as a former clinician and demonstrator for Marshall and Vox amplification Rob has performed to SRO audiences around the globe in Europe
Asia, and throughout the USA.