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The 7th Sons

Performing Classic Dance Rock
from The '60s & '70s

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Jake Baker
Jake Baker

Jake Baker

Photo by Elliot Karlan.

Jake is a true Renaissance Man--mastering music, website development, and real estate. In addition, in 2013 his concern for the environment drove him to earn an MBA in Sustainable Enterprise. He also recently started acting and can be seen in recent block-busters 'Steve Jobs' and 'San Andreas', and has worked on films with Sharon Stone (Running Wild), James Franco (The Fixer), Jon Voight (The Wizard), Hugh Lowry (Chance), and Peter Fonda (You Can't Say No).

He has made his living as a California Real Estate Broker by buying and selling real estate and arranging loans for clients since 2002. He can be reached at 415-847-2670 and to discuss all aspects of real estate. Recently, he has been helping fellow Boomers transition into retirement by helping them make informed financial decisions, then having his crew pack up, clear out, and fix up their homes prior to listing them for sale.

He has been the leader of The 7th Sons since they formed in 2010.

He started his professional music career after graduating from High School when he was discovered by the leader of The Jefferson Airplane, Paul Kantner, and his girlfriend Grace Slick while performing in the band "One" in a park down the street from Paul and Grace's new home in Bolinas. Paul helped the band sign a record contract with RCA Records subisidiary Grunt Records.

With the exception of one 10-year break from touring and performing, Jake has continued to perform with many, many bands including local favorites Judge Murphy (Landsdale Station), John Neff (Night Sage), Eugene Huggins, and Joe Tate.

Bruce Wilmott
Bruce Wilmott

Bruce Wilmott

Photo by Karen Kirkman

Bruce Wilmott joined the band in 2014. He has been a long time side man and best friend of Robin Trower and Gamma vocalist Davey Pattison, played for John Neff's (Steely Dan, David Lynch, Steppenwolf, Journey) band Nightsage, plays in Marin party band Rumors, and recently played bass for Keith England, (Montrose, Allman Brothers Band) on selected dates in Northern California.

John Lawrence
John Lawrence

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John Lawrence Woodall began playing piano at age 5 and started writing music and playig guitar by age 10. He attended the Academy of Guitar and the N.S.W. Conservatory of Music in Australia.

Once in California, John worked as an engineer at The Record Plant in Sausalito with legendary Producer/ Engineer Jim Gaines, working with such greats as Santana, Heart, Starship, Pablo Cruise, Maurice Starr, Dan Fogelberg, Journey, Huey Lewis, and John Fogarty.

In addition, John became a working musician in Marin band Frontline, which opened for Little River Band, Kenny Logins, Hall and Oates, Little Feat, Seals and Crofts, Peter Frampton, Toy Matinee, Steppenwolf, Michael McDonald and more.

In 1989, John formed Powerof2Music which has scored over 600 episodes of television, commercials, and interactive games and received the &Excellence in Composition and Songwriting& award from Yamaha Music USA, scored 2 Emmy award winning shows, and received &Ace and Gold& awards for his work on children's shows such as the beautiful Baru Bay with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead.

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