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Hi- Lonesome's "Desert Dogs" are a collective of local and regional musicians who have been assembled to provide musical services for hire.



Chris Unck

Chris Unck is the Owner and Operator of Hi-Lonesome. Chris can be found Engineering, Producing, Mixing, tracking Guitar, Bass, Lap & Pedal Steel, Percussion and what ever else is needed


Chris spent a decade on the road touring and writing with the likes of Lisa Loeb, Butch Walker, Pink, Lucky Bones, Telstar and his solo project Chris Unck & The Black Roses.

Chris now works directly with licensing companies and record labels composing for TV, Film & Recording Artist. 


          Guitar.Lap Steel.



         Mixing. Mastering.


Tyler Saraca

Tyler Saraca

Tyler Saraca is one of Hi-Lonesomes "Desert Dogs" Tylers impeccable timing has landed him on several albums, Desert Rhythm project, Rick Shelley "Hope Wrapped In Razor Wire", Aporia Recording artists, Lily Frost & Cloe Watkinson, Luci Lightning, and Lucky Bones to name a few.




  Drum  Instructor.


David A. Macias


                                                                                        Guitar. Bass. Production. 

    Engineering & Music Lessons

David A. Macias is an established musician in Southern California. Known for his heavy rhythms and energetic performances with and acoustic guitar. Macias has made a name for himself through his music and involvement in a variety of active projects in the Coachella Valley and the Inland Empire. Considered to be one of the hardest working musicians in the scene, Macias can be found performing and Co-Hosting at The Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs Global Lounge Sessions every Saturday Night alongside South African Producer/Songwriter Esjay Jones.  

Macias has had the opportunity to share the stage with many great musicians such as Ozomatli, English Beat, Fishbone, Metalachi, Voodoo Glowskulls, Michael Bolton, Robby Krieger of The Doors, Mike Love, and more.

HL Artist Credits

HL Artist Credits

Rick Shelley - Production, Guitar, Lap Steel, Drums, Bass, Percussion, Backing Vocals,Engineering, Arrangement, Mixing & Mastering.

The Adobe Collective- Songwriting, Production, Engineering, Mixing, Guitar & lap steel

Lucky Bones- Songwriting,  Production.

Lisa Loeb- Songwriting ( 321 Let Go ) 

Engineering, Production.

Butch Walker & The Black Widows 

( The Spade-Dangerbird Records) 

Songwriting, Arrangement, 

Telstar- Songwriting, Production, 

Rick Shelley- "Hope Wrapped In Razor Wire"

Aporia Records artist- Lily Frost, Chloe Watkinson

Desert Rhythm Project- "Mixed Up Minds"

411 Music Group

Luci Lightning- Lucifer Meltdown

Lucky Bones- Self Titled

HL Artist Credits

          David Macias- Self Titled

    Aporia Records artist- Lily Frost


Caleb Winn

Caleb Winn


Caleb is a rock solid drummer  contributing his talents not only to Hi-Lonesome artist but also up at Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace as the house drummer for the "Sunday Band".

HL Artist Credits

The Adobe Collective- Drums

Aporia Records Artist -Lily Frost

5 Alarm Music- Drums

411 Music Group -Drums

DER- Bass

 Drums & Bass

Stew Heyduk

Stew Heyduk


Drums. Bass. Guitar. Keys 

Stew has contributed to several of Hi-Lonesomes  

Artist, wether it be drums, bass, guitar or jokes, he's on the page.

Stew is no stranger to the stage, he has toured with the Golden Dogs and is the leading contributor of Pappy & Harriet's house band and the occasional host of the world famous open mic.

Hl Artist Credits

Eva Gardner- Drums

Telstar- Drums

Chris Unck & The Black Roses- Bass 

Lisa Loeb - Drums

5 Alarm- Drums

411 Music Group -Drums

The Adobe Collective - Bass

Lucky Bones-Drums, Bass

Bobby Furgo

Violin. Organ. Piano


bobby furgo

Bobby's talents we have all heard...Leonard Cohens “Hallelujah,” is enough to stop you in your tracks.

Bobby scored his first major gig playing on United Artist Records “Boys in the Bunkhouse” playing sessions with members of the Wrecking Crew, an infamous 60's and 70's studio crew who can be heard on albums by the Beach Boys, the Monkees, and Frank Sinatra. He was picked up in 1988 by Leonard Cohen and played on 3 platinum selling albums- “The Future,” “Cohen: Live,” and “Essential Leonard Cohen.” Notable concert performances include Austin City Limits, Carnegie Hall in NYC, Royal Albert Hall in London, TV performances on The Tonight show with Jay Leno (NBC), Later with Jules Holland (BBC) and a live performance on the 1992 Juno Awards (CBC). He is still heard on radio, films, and movies across the world for playing on Cohen's hits “Hallelujah,” “Dance Me to the End of Love” and the Grammy winning “The Wonderboys Motion Picture Soundtrack.”


Bobby Furgo currently resides in Yucca Valley CA with his wife and records with numerous Southern California artists, including his friends Leonard Cohen and Eric Burdon of the Animals. He is a regular on the bandstand with Lee Hazelwood, Nancy Sinatra, Wanda Jackson, Hot Club of Palm Springs. He teaches private lessons on piano and violin.

Hl Artist Credits

Rick Shelley

The Adobe Collective

Palm Door Films

411 music group

damian lester

Damian Lester

Damian brings a fantastic sound to Hi-Lonesome. His Standup Bass can be heard on a handful of the artist here.

Damian is best know locally as the contributing bassist for Myshkin, Rick Shelley and the Cactus Wine Experience.

HL Artist Credits


Rick Shelley

The Cactus Wine Experience


Standup Bass


Clint Stoker

Clint Stoker & Scott Kisinger "Hi-Def Horns" can be heard on numerous Hi-Lonesome Artist records and live performances. More notably know as the horn section for nationally touring artist

"Gene Evaro Jr." &"SpankShaft"

as well as international touring artist "Warsaw" & the "California Celts" 

Scott "Drago" Kisinger

Clint Stoker


HL Artist Credits

Scott Kisinger


Backing Singers

Amanda Davis

Both the girls have backed Kendall Morgan, Gene Evaro Jr. & Chris Unck & The Black Roses. Both are involved writers and singers.

Gabriella Evaro ( Lucky Bones & Earth Moon Earth ) 

Amanda Davis ( Davis)   


Amanda Davis

Gabriella Evaro

Gabriella Evaro

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