noun | co•da | \ ˈkō-də \ 1. a concluding musical section that is formally distinct from the main structure
Judd Harris, Johan Vandenberghe, and Jean Pierre Di Muzio are a group of expats hailing from the United States, Belgium, and France. They’ve teamed up in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic to play the music they’ve always loved – from American R&B/Soul to British Rock & Roll and everything in between.
Lead Vocalist and Rhythm Guitarist, Judd Harris, was a semi-finalist on the fourth season of American Idol and has shared the stage with Billy Joel in addition to having his talents featured on Dawson’s Creek and in numerous television commercials. Before arriving in Las Terrenas, he wrote, recorded, and performed original music in New York City with his band, Visible From Space, earning a spot in the “Best of New York” edition of the Village Voice.
Lead Guitarist, Johan Vandenberghe, has been playing music since he started learning the drums at age 3. He toured all over Europe with his family’s band and had a band of his own by age 12. Ever since he’s been working as a studio musician and producer in between European tours backing up many famous artists. Most recently he served as musical director and lead guitarist for the European tour of Ellen Foley (Meatloaf).
Bassist, Jean Pierre Di Muzio, has been playing drums and bass in bands in France since he was 16. He started writing and recording at 18 and eventually attended the Music School of Villeurbanne. He has been playing music in Las Terrenas for the last 7 years.