ON VOCALS:

Carolyn Cairo

A native of Colorado, Carolyn has spent her life in the music scene. Performing throughout the US, Canada, Germany and Japan, she has entertained audiences, along with many of Denver’s top musicians, for many years. Her soulful and powerful vocals reflect her influences of rock, soul and blues and have molded her into a seasoned vocalist whose professional career has spanned nearly three decades. 

From the uptown clubs of Vancouver and Toronto to exclusive piano bars in Japan, Carolyn has been the featured vocalist at various venues.  And for more than two years, she has performed at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino as well as the Venetian & Sahara Resorts in Las Vegas as a member of their "house" bands. 

Her vocals will capture you as she performs as the newest member of The Custom Shop. 

ON GUITAR:

Murat Iyigun

The founder of The Custom Shop, Murat started playing guitar at 14. His musical influences range from the blues legends Howlin' Wolf, Freddie King, Peter Green, Mike Bloomfield, Luther Allison, Buddy Whittington and Gary Moore to the hard rockers Brian May, Jimmy Page, Slash and Randy Rhoads.

Murat was born to a Turkish father and Turkish-American mother in Turkey, where he lived through his youth. After having spent over a decade on the East Coast, Murat has been residing in Louisville, Colorado since 2000.
   

ON HORNS:

Tony Arceneaux

Born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado, Tony Arceneaux lights up any venue he plays with his decades of music experience in Motown, funk, R&B and Blues. Since the 1970s, he has played and toured with many Colorado acts covering all kinds of music genres.

ON KEYBOARDS & PIANO:

Scott "Shack" Hackler

Shack was born in Bloomington, Indiana. He began singing at an early age and played various musical instruments before settling into a lifelong love affair with the piano. He began composing music in his teens. Since earning his BA in Music Composition with High Distinction from Concordia University Saint Paul in 1985, Scott has worked as a musician, composer, arranger, music director, worship leader, and music educator. He has composed music in a wide variety of styles, with pieces ranging from solo piano and chamber music to gospel choir numbers. He has toured the United States extensively as a solo artist and as an accompanist. He has also worked as a studio musician, doing session work on albums for numerous artists.

Since moving to Colorado in 2012, Scott has performed regularly in the Denver metro area and around the state, both as a solo artist and as a member or guest artist with numerous area bands.

Scott is the proud father of two sons, Grant and Sheldon. He currently resides in Golden, Colorado.

ON BASS:

Jodie Woodward

Jodie Woodward is one of a few female bass players in Colorado, with an extraordinary style and wicked grooves. Jodie is the four-time winner of the Colorado Blues Society Best Bassist Award. She also performs with the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Famer, Sammy Mayfield Band, Alan Knight and Company, as well as Erik Boa and The Constrictors. Besides serving as the Vice President of the Mile High Blues Society, Jodie is the founder of Woodward Productions which produces several events each year, including Women Rock the Night and annual Holiday Toy Drive/Pro-Jam.

     

Jim Antone

Known for his versatility and another veteran of the Colorado music scene, Jim Antone has kept the low end thumpin' for over four decades with some of the most prominent blues and rock bands in the Rocky Mountain region. Besides playing regularly with The Custom Shop, Jim can be heard playing live with The Resonators and the Alan Knight band. 

ON DRUMS:

Chris Eagles

 Chris Eagles, a native of Canada, has been with the band since its inception in the fall of 2015. A graduate of Acadia University with a degree in music, Chris teaches percussion at Colorado Christian University. Besides playing with the Shop, Chris has toured or gigged with some of the other prominent Front Range bands, such as Eddie Turner & the Troubletwins and Mojomama.