Biography

Joey Stec is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and president of Sonic Past Music.

In 1967, he became a member of The Millennium. They recorded the album Begin for CBS/Sony. Later in 1969 he joined the psychedelic rock super group The Blues Magoos, and formed the group The Dependables with Ralph Scala and Randy Naylor (of Twin Engine.) In 1976, he released a solo album on Playboy Records that was produced by The Rolling Stones producer Jimmy Miller. This album has now been released on Sonic Past Music as Desire.

Joey founded Sonic Past Music in 2000, making way for all of the releases in our catalog, some of which are part of his vast array of former bandmates and industry contacts throughout his decades in the music business.

Joey has performed and recorded with some of the most accomplished musicians of the past three decades. As a studio musician in Los Angeles, he played guitar on many records of the 1960s and 1970s, performing with Jimmy Griffin and Michael Botts of Bread, Michael Clark and Chris Hillman of The Byrds, Jim Gordon of Traffic, Rick Gretch of Blind Faith, Carl Radle of Derek and the Dominoes, Gram Parsons of The Flying Burrito Brothers, Bobbie Keyes of The Rolling Stones, Luke Brighty of The Blessing, Tommy Bolin, Chad and Jeremy, Sagittarius, Gary Usher (composer for The Beach Boys), Curt Boettcher, Keith Olsen (producer of Fleetwood Mac among many others) Claudia Lenear, David Foster, Danny Seraphine, Jimmy Miller, Andy Johns, Kenny Jones, Crazy Horse, Leon Russell, Joey Melotti, Jerry Scheff, Joey Lala, Leon Russell, Chuck Blackwell, Tom Brumley, Randy Meisner, Rusty Young, Spencer Davis, and countless other great musicians of the past four decades.

Relevant Trivia

  • Produced in association with Jimmy Miller, producer of the Rolling Stones, Traffic, Blind Faith
  • Co-produced Surround Sound sampler with Keith Olsen
  • Produced in association with Danny Seraphine of Chicago

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