Key Laurel Artist Development



Don fagan, President - Musician/Vocalist/guitarist/Songwriter for over 30 years with thousands of on-stage performances

* Vocal coach for numerous artists
* Studio recording production
* Presently performer (Guitar, piano) and songwriter, recording and concert production, entertainment manager
* Connections with major songwriters in U.S. who have written and or co-written charted top hits
* Very strong understanding of artist development/marketing and sales strategies
* Technical strategist for on-line and internet music marketing
* Concert organizer and promoter for over 30 years
* BMI Affiliate


Derryl (Dee) Brown - well known in the music industry circles with extensive experience as one of the initial drummers touring with Elvis. This experience, along with extensive studio recording experience, gives Dee a first-hand and thorough understanding of large and small concert appearances, operations, and studio production.

* Well acclaimed by famous drummer Buddy Rich as being the 2nd best drummer in the world
* at age 16 was hired by Vernon Presley, father of ELVIS, and performed as the main drummer for Elvis
* member of the prestigious Elvis group known as the "Memphis Mafia"
* Managed, produced and operated Jammer Productions handling recording contracts for artists with major record labels. At that time, his associate and artist manager, was Scott Borchetta who now heads the leading Nashville group Big Machine Records who handles (Taylor Swift, Tim Mcgraw, Reba McEntire, Florida-Georgia Line)
* Discovered 7-year old singing sensation Michelle Lynne that performed with Marty Robbins, Chet Atkins, Barbara Mandrel, Alabama, Louis Mandrel, Ronnie Milsap and many more.
* Discovered and produced groups such as The Voice, The Untouchables, Lethyl, and others which were ultimately signed to record labels and had charted songs on Billboard
* Presently performing as a drummer and working with various artists in promotion, studio production and concert promotions

Johnnie Masters, Jr - Accomplished recording artist, studio musician (vocalist/piano/guitar/songwriter) with extensive music production and performing experience

* He and his family (The Legendary Masters Family) performed at the Grand Ole Opry along with country starts such as Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Archie Campbell, Roy Acuff, Pat Boone, Little Jimmie Dickens, The Isaacs and more.
* recorded/produced and was studio musician for dozens of CD recordings in Country and Gospel acts in Nashville
* Toured as one of the leading country & gospel touring groups
* Previous radio DJ announcer in Florida and Nashville where he interviewed numerous country and gospel music artists