Family Musicians of Tampa, Florida

Tampa Bay

The following are individuals who made their career in the music scene with flying colors and name for themselves. Their roots from Jacksonville and Tampa Bay.

Melody Trucks

Melody Trucks engage herself in the increasingly rich and diverse music scene in Jacksonville, Florida. After she joins the tour with Butch Trucks and the Freight Train. Her band name after her The Melody Trucks Band came together in early 2017 as she encounters each member within this extended musical family. With their own original styles and influences run the entire span of every music genre. Such as rock, blues, jazz, funk, classical, country, thrash metal, and even world music. This start in fresh and unique interpretations of iconic songs from the genre of Melody’s extended family.

West Brook

West Brook raised in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, he was exposed early on too much of the music that now shapes his style. He was introduced to the guitar by his father at the age of 13. Quickly discover that it was going to be a major part of the rest of his life. He develops his chops by frequenting open jams around the town and sitting in with the best that the area had to offer. His earliest influences were Johnny WInteer and Eric Clapton. He says that the great Albert Collins is the inspiration for his now well-known affection for the Telecaster. Moreover, West Brook became regular in the Tampa Bay area music scene. He quickly develops a loyal following and a reputation as a young gun on the rise.

Brady Clampitt

He is a vocalist and guitarist and a Berklee College of Music Alumni from Jacksonville, Florida. Now at 32, Brady is now as ever a versatile live performer singing and playing guitar, keyboards, and lap steel. Their live band shows are full of energetic rock and roll, blues, funk, and soul. Brady Clampitt while being subject to a hard left turn to honest ballads and uplifting gospel. He then became comfortable playing the national level shows. And opening up for such artists as Josh Turner, Blackberry Smoke, and Brantley Gilbert. His original music provides the foundation for his performances. And yet touches and embraces roots, Motown, oldies, and country music genres.

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