John Avila

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John Avila
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John Avila at the House of Blues, April 7, 2006
Background information
Birth name John Avila
Born San Gabriel, California
Genres Rock, Hard rock, New Wave, Ska, alternative rock, Chicano rock
Occupations Musician
Instruments Bassist, keytarist
Years active 1978–present
Associated acts Oingo Boingo, Food for Feet, The Mutaytor
Website www.johnavila.com

John Avila is a Mexican-American bassist and music producer, best known for being in the new wave band Oingo Boingo from 1984 to 1995.

Career[edit]

Avila co-founded the music group Food for Feet in 1981, and played with them until 1991.[1]

In 1984, he joined Oingo Boingo, replacing bassist Kerry Hatch. He played with Boingo until 1995.

Avila has worked with many other musical acts including Psychotic Aztecs and Neville Staple in his backing band "The Hitmen".[2]

Avila owns and operates the recording studio, Brando's Paradise.[3]

He is currently the bass player in the Los Angeles - based multi-media group - the Mutaytor (www.mutaytor.com)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Avila Biography". Johnavila.com. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
  2. ^ Paul Williams - "You're Wondering Now - The Specials from Conception to Reunion; Part Two "Neville Staple".
  3. ^ "John Avila". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 

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