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An emotional force of intense energy, creates the trio "Choozy Mothers". Their unique sound makes you want to get-up and dance. The musicians have performed with such national acts as: "BLACK OAK ARKANSAS", "TOM PETTY", "JACKSON BROWNE", "BAD COMPANY", "CHEAP TRICK", "ALICE COOPER", "BTO", "KANSAS", "QUIET RIOT", "DOKKEN", "DIO", "HUMBLE PIE", "URIAH HEEP", "JOHNNY VAN ZANT", "LEON RUSSELL", "PAT TRAVERS" and "SAMMY HAGAR". 

If you can visualize three guys creating an enormous sound with a fierce delivery,
then you have encompassed the experience known as: Choozy Mothers!

CHRIS ELLIS - Guitars & Lead Vocals: Banging out notes on the piano at age five (5), is how Chris made his musical debut. He later switched to guitar at age ten (10) and has never looked back. His blues based Rock' n Roll style has that warm feeling that can start your blood flowing rapidly. A love for the stage is evident by his compilation of live performances with numerous national acclaimed acts. His first CD with his band "CHOOZY MOTHERS" features Chris on lead guitar, rhythm guitar and vocals. All thirteen (13) songs on the CD were written by Chris. His aggressive playing technique and song writing ability will be sure to please the ears of all listeners.




KENT BURNHAM - Kent has joined the ranks as the newest “Mother”. Over the years he has played with numerous bands in the Kansas City area. Formerly a recording artist with Atlantic Records band “Banshee”, Kent also appeared in their MTV Video. He performed as the lead drummer in the 12 piece percussion show “Sticks of Thunder” at Union Station, which had great reviews and ran weekly for over a continuous year. Kent is a true professional with the skills and talent to play with any band.




AL GRINDY - Bass Guitar & Vocals.  Al was driven to perform the first  time he felt the power delivered by the bass guitar.  Over the years he has played with various bands in the Minneapolis area. His solid groove creates a powerful tone for the trio to build upon.   Al's big live sound and creative arrangement ideas make him a welcomed addition to "Choozy Mothers".