Guitarist Nicolas Meier of Guilford, U.K., is touring with Jeff Beck and ZZ Top and appears on the Jeff Beck Live in Tokyo 2014 DVD. He has recorded an album with guitarist Pete Oxley, as well as a third album with his metal band Seven7. Visit meiergroup.com.
Luis Espaillat of Nashville, TN, appeared on last year’s top-20 single “Immortal” by Sony/3 for 5 artists Eve to Adam. He is also backing country artists Trace Adkins, Lindsay Ell, and Lucy Angel. Visit luisespaillat.com.