Mark Bubash – Guitar
Mark, the “Tempted Souls Band” founder, has a passion for the blues and has been playing guitar since age seven. He is a trained jazz/blues guitarist who studied under the nationally known instructor, Mr. Mel Bay for several years in St. Louis, Missouri. The “apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree” as both of Mark’s parents were professional musicians at some time in their life. While Mark is a seasoned guitarist, he also plays banjo, mandolin, and trombone. Mark counts BB King, Ronnie Earl, Dickey Betts and Joe Pass among the most influential musicians in his study.
Cat Campbell – Vocals & Upright Bass
For Cat, music has always been about connecting. The women were the musicians in her family, and music was always used as a way to bring people together. Largely self-taught, Cat enjoys playing and performing a large variety of musical styles, but blues and standards are her favorites. Although she considers herself primarily a vocalist, she loves playing the upright bass and the piano on everything from gospel music at church to bluegrass music on the back porch!
Todd Zook Hepburn – Keyboard & Vocals
“Eclectic” best describes Todd’s musical influences and style. Todd is a well known name on the Cincinnati music scene and a past host of the piano stage at the Cincy Blues Fest. He studied music and piano at Morehead State University. Over the years, Todd has worked in a wide variety of musical genres, but has always been most at home with blue, R&B and standards. Todd’s influences are: “Big” Joe Duskin, Chuck Leavell, Reese Wynans and Ray Charles.
Jeff Rankin – Electric Bass
Jeff has been playing in bands and performing on the Cincinnati music scene for 35+ years. He is a true “blues man” and is inspired by the styles Barry Oakley and Tommy Shannon.
Oscar Bernal – Percussion
Bio coming soon!