Harlan, Meister & Mitts
R&B / Rock
Though their backgrounds vary, they all share a common love of music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. Steve Meister (lead and harmony vocals, lead guitar) has a strong rock and country rock background. Rich Mitts (lead and harmony vocals, bass & lead guitar) has always performed acoustic music with jazz fusion bands such as Coal Kitchen and Foxtail Barley. Before earning his BA in Music, Rich was a studio musician out in Boulder, Colorado. Bill Harlan (lead and harmony vocals, finger picking / rhythm guitar) is originally from Lake Bluff, Illinois. Influenced by artists such as Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens and Dan Fogelberg, Bill performed during his high school years in a folk group that played in the Old Town section of Chicago and later became a solo artist out in the suburbs.