Johnny Astro is a psychedelic lounge, western surf & spy music band from Seattle, Washington formed in 1997 by guitarist Mark Bombara. The band combines the talents of guitarist, songwriter and band leader Mark Bombara, drummer/percussionist Shane Peck, saxophonist Marty Jourard and bassist Noah Wilson.

Mark Bombara – Guitar, Songwriter

Mark Bombara - Guitar

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Mark Bombara is the founder, guitarist and songwriter of Johnny Astro.

Shane Peck – Drums

Shane Peck

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Shane Peck has played drums and percussion with Johnny Astro since 1998. He also performs and records in the Seattle bands Laguna, Lushy, The Nines, Gigantor and Mr. and Mrs. Muffins.

Marty Jourard – Saxophone, Percussion

Johnny Astro saxophonist

Playing saxophone and percussion with Johnny Astro is Marty Jourard. Marty is most well know as keyboardist and saxophonist for the 80’s pop band The Motels featuring Martha Davis. Marty is the bandleader of the band Novabossa. He has also done a lot of freelance studio work in Los Angeles with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Del Shannon, Bob Welch, Sly Stone, Los Lobos and Martha Davis. Movie soundtrack work on Moscow on the Hudson, Teachers, and Soul Man.

Noah Wilson – Bass

Noah Wilson

Noah Wilson, (AKA Mr. Muffins) is a talented bassist and composer from Seattle. His own group, Mr. and Mrs. Muffins produces beautiful cinematic music and has released 4 vinyl recordings. Noah also performs bass with the bands Laguna and Poland.

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