Colorado River Boys

     

Texas Country outta Volente, TX

Bio

Ryan Tuttle is a vocalist that has been singing and performing from a young age. Born and raised in Austin, Ryan grew up surrounded by country music and learned to play guitar in San Marcos in the late 90’s. Being the frontman for CRB is fulfilling a life-long dream to play the music he loves. Ryan lives in Cedar Park with his beautiful wife and 2 children. Ryan is also active in the children’s music ministry of Hill Country Bible Church and can be found most Sunday mornings playing and singing worship songs with the kids.

Corey Butler is an American musician singer-song writer from Baton Rouge, LA who has served as a sideman in several touring bands. Best known as the guitar player for touring indie rock bands from Austin, TX such as nogood boyo and the Normans. While on tour in the 90's Corey opened for band such as White Zombie and Revernd Horton Heat, and played at iconic venues like CBGBs in NYC.

Jesse Cravens is a bass player and singer songwriter based out of Austin, TX. In the late 1990's, Jesse spent three years touring the continental US, playing over 200 shows a year, and learning the ropes as a frontman, songwriter, bass player. During that time, Jesse opened for Colonel Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers, JJ Grey and Mofro, Vasser Clements and Northern Lights, Ekoostic Hookah, Perpetual Groove to name a few and played at iconic venues such as the Cleveland's Agora Theater, the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Colorado's Rico Theater during the 2001 Telluride Blugrass Festival, a late night show at the 2002 New Orleans Jazz Festival, the Pourhouse in Raleigh, NC and Austin's own Flamingo Cantina and Momo's. Later, betwen 2007-2009, Jesse joined the Pittsburgh-based band Peacefild as their bass player to help build their new Texas sound, and recorded the bass tracks on 'Stars Away' which was produced by Frogville Records producer Bill Palmer of Austin's Sharecroppers and Hundred Year Flood fame.

Ben Morgan is a jazz drummer who first recorded in 1995 and has played with some of the greats, such as Count Basie Orch, Al Grey, Keith Adams, and Chicago legend Brent Turney. Ben also was awarded top percussion soloist at the Walt Disney World jazz competition. He has been in rock bands, symphonies, orchestras, jazz ensembles, and taught drum line to inner-city kids. Ben is from West Philadelphia born and raised, and in the music room where he spent most of his days. He now resides in Austin and is enjoying CRB and his first county band.