The Texas Musicians Museum’s Advisory Board is comprised of professionals in business and entertainment. They are our partners in guiding the museum’s expansion, business direction and acquisition of memorabilia.
Kenny Chavez, a musician based out of Dallas, Texas, is currently the bassist for The B’nois King Band. Kenny has also contributed original music to “Chicago Friends” for the documentary “Profiles of Chicago” by Lone Viking Productions.
Former co-owner of Southwest Blues Magazine, blues historian and founder of a Texas-based blues foundation which helps with medical and funeral expenses of blues musicians.
Since the early/mid eighties, vocalist Bruce Corbitt has been in the midst of creating Texas Metal music that won’t be forgotten anytime soon. From his days in the legendary Rigor Mortis to his current band Warbeast, he has truly given his all and made his mark on the history of Texas music.
Austin-based musician and songwriter, formerly Stevie Ray Vaughan’s co-songwriter and personal assistant.
Ryan Michael Galloway
North Texas-based performing songwriter, speaker, author, producer and promoter. Songwriter with Columbia/Screen Gems Music Publishing and Sunbury/Dunbar Music (RCA) in New York in the late 70s, now a regional performer and mentor. Author of the Gigster Clinics book and DVD series.George Gimarc
Music historian and expert with over 40 years in DFW radio, created the first new wave/punk rock radio show, “The Rock and Roll Alternative” on KZEW. George is an incredible resource with networks and contacts in every genre of Texas music.
Texas Grammy Award winner, record producer and leader of one of the world’s top historical bands, The Light Crust Doughboys.
DFW Real Estate Broker, Blues advocate and guitarist with the legendary band, Leo Hull and the Texas Blues Machine.
Gregg Pearlman is veteran of the concert business for 37 years having mixed Stevie Wonder, BB King, Aretha Franklin, whose stereo board mixes have been used as live CDs for Los Lonely Boys & Andy Timmons & worked with U2 & Fleetwood Mac.
Known for his psychedelic fiddle playing, Perskin is the founding member of the legendary band, Shiva’s Headband, the first local Austin band to sign a contract with a major label, Capitol Records. He is a classicly-trained musician and historian of Texas music and our music legends.
A two-time Grammy Award-winning fiddle player in his almost twenty years with Asleep at the Wheel, Jason impatiently waited for his 18th birthday to join Ray Benson’s famous band. With the Wheel, Jason was privileged to record with Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Johnny Gimble, Leon Rausch, Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, and many others, pausing briefly in 2006 to play with Van Morrison for a 14-show U.S. tour. He’s played on scores of studio recordings for artists across the country.
Gary opened his own record store in 1976 and has found himself deeply immersed in collectible records, autographs, concert posters and rock art ever since. Well-respected by his peers on two continents, Garry has been Heritage Auction House's primary music expert since 2004.
Award-winning author of a series of true stories about a Texas musician who was a pioneer of what we now call Outlaw music. She also writes songs and screenplays and is very active in volunteering at several large Texas music festivals each year.
Clifford Antone, In Memoriam Advisor
An avid fan and supporter of music, Mr. Antone opened Austin’s internationally-renowned night club, Antone’s, in 1975. In 1986, he furthered his ideas of preservation by founding Antone’s Records, home of artists including Angela Strehli, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lou Ann Barton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Marcia Ball, Guy Forsyth, and many more. Teacher of Texas music history at Texas State University.
Cutter Brandenburg, In Memoriam Advisor
Known to many as the colorful Mr. Cee, Cutter was the former road manager for Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Steven Fromholz, In Memoriam Advisor
Bill Griggs, In Memoriam Advisor
Historian, archivist, and renown expert on Buddy Holly, early rock ‘n’ roll, and West Texas artists’ recordings.
J.P. Richardson, Jr., In Memoriam Advisor
Musician, Texas music history expert and son of the late Texas artist J. P. “the Big Bopper” Richardson.
Rick Rosas, In Memoriam Advisor
Prolific musician, songwriter and record producer for Joe Walsh, Neil Young, and Waddy Wachtel.