Truffle Shuffle Los Angeles is a 7-piece band of young, talented musicians who have all been playing since their youth. They have come together to perform in Truffle Shuffle Los Angeles, a dance and party band that brings joy to any event with 80s music you know and love. With vast experience behind them, they are all eclectic and professional musicians, dedicated to bringing a lively show to you, with the help of their always entertaining MC.
Nipun Nair, who is the bands bassist and Musical Director, is a multi-instrumentalist who has completed a number of national tours in the USA as well as INDIA. He has performed (Guitar and Bass) for audiences of over 10,000, opening for Michael MacDonald, Macy Gray, and showcases for Stevie Wonder, as well as having been featured on Anthony Cruz's hit single Me Vuelas La Cabeza. The band's guitarist, Rich Emery, has toured internationally by the age of 22 and has worked with world-renowned artists such as Grammy Award Winner Arturo O'Farrill, Terakaft, Brielle Von Hugel (American Idol, Postmodern Jukebox), Justin Adams (Robert Plant), Marcus Roberts, Herlin Riley (Wynton Marsalis). Lead vocalist Jonathan Fairchild had a record deal with Epic Records before he was even 17 years old and toured the Up In Smoke tour in 2002. He has been produced by Bill Medley and was in the pop band Streetwise opening for legendary acts in Las Vegas. The band's female vocalist, Brhitney Williams, has been singing since she was 6 years old, started writing songs at 8 years old and started rapping at 14. She is an inspirational singer songwriter who has toured with a blues band and performed with Toshi Yanagi. Matt Molnar, who plays keyboard, started out on guitar when he was 12, learned bass and drums, and eventually piano, all self taught. Since he started learning blues guitar it has carried into his piano playing which is heavily jazz inspired. The band's drummer, Michael began playing guitar when he was 7, taught by his father who was a professional guitar player. After 3 months sat at a drum kit and was hooked. He was already gigging at 9 years old and joined his middle school jazz band. He was also a drummer in The Concord Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps until age 22. Chachy Leon, the MC of the band, is a producer and rapper. He makes music from Hip Hop to R&B to Pop, veering away from the topics of money, drugs and women. He has been in a popular band MDJ that got crowds dancing all over Lo Angeles.