Raspin Stuwart


​​How long have you been in the music industry?
Since I have been 13 yrs old

How long have you been performing under your present name?
My whole life since about 16

Where did you grow up?
Chicago Illinois

What in that era shaped your musical development?
Early - Mid 70s

Who are your major influences?
Joni Mitchell, Harry Chapin, Loui Armstrong, Todd Rundgren  

How old were you when you started following a musician’s path?
15

Who are the members of your band and what are their musical backgrounds?
Chris Volak (classical lead) Guitar - the rest are hired hands

Tell me a funny story that has happened to you as you.
I had dinner with Bette Davis at my house one night – She was Awesome then went to her house the next day for drinks.

Where would you like to be in five years?
Playing the Greek Theater


What inspires you to write?

The world – people- The Divinity  

What is your philosophy on life and how does it affect your music?
Spirituality- Divine Order – Kindness Love & Sharing -

Please add the names of the places you have played and the city they are in.
Here are just a few
Festivals / Shows:
Opened for Marianne Williamson at Westlake CA Center for Spiritual Living
NAMM Convention Anaheim Convention Center
Heifer International Rock the Goat Music Festival CBS Studios
LA’S Rock & Roll Marathon Downtown La
World Peace Day Concert CSL, Westlake
Pride Festival, Palm Springs
Far West, Irvine Ca.
Famed Theatre Americana "Festival of the Arts" Farnsworth Park / Altadena
San Mateo County Fair Blues Stage, San Mateo Ca.
San Gabriel VNA Show
Biscuts & Blues, San Francisco
Soul Session Spiritual Living Center Westlake
Adam Street Music Festival Starbucks Stage, San Diego
The Rose and the Raven Theaters
Make Music Pasadena / Levitt Pavilion


Do you have any causes that tug at your heart strings, or that you support? Abused pets, world peace organization, save the whales, etc… Homeless is my cause Old Folks and Children

Please tell me about your performance schedule and new releases.
I have a new CD coming out later this year. -2 singles have been released
Smoke the Hookah (reggae) A song about the repression of all the people in the world a protest song a song about the Peace pipe of life.
King of Foolz A song about the times we have lived in and live in.


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