About

Smallvox comes in three flavors:

  1. The four-piece live band (pictured on the homepage)
  2. The two-piece live acoustic duo (Uma  & Greg – the top two images on the homepage)
  3. The four-piece recording band (see image below)

Smallvox studio band: Greg, Troy, Uma, and Harry

Below is additional information about members of the live band.

Uma – Keyboards and Vocals
Uma has been performing on stage since she was a child. She performed six productions in her last two years of college, and upon moving to Tucson, AZ in 2001, found two theater companies to work with. She’s been artistic director of several productions in Tucson and shared the stage with some well-known local talent. She currently teaches theater to young people, focusing on character development. Uma’s heart lies in writing and performing her own music. She played for six years in the band Episodes, and for four years she sang and played keyboards for Sock!fight. She currently plays in the band Miller’s Planet.


Chris – Bass
Chris grew up in Tucson, where he started playing punk music in high school. He has played guitar and bass in a variety of bands including proto-screamo trailblazers A Band Called Moss, post-rock outfit the Hammer and the Harpsichord, and indie rock legends Spellingbee. Currently, Chris releases his frustrations by playing guitar in heavy rock act Creeper Van.


Greg – Guitar, Keyboards, and Vocals
Greg is the founding member of Smallvox. He grew up in Tucson, Arizona. He has written material for and performed in more than a dozen bands, including: Thieves of Reason, Underville, Dave the Band, and Eight Day Clock. His musical influences include jazz, folk, country, blues, rock, and pop. His songs combine catchy melodic hooks with thought-provoking lyrics.


Scott – Drums
Scott is originally from Southern California. He began playing drums in elementary school. In high school, he also started playing other percussion instruments, including: the marimbas and the congas. He was fortunate to study with nationally known players, like John Terry Tirabasso. During that time, he started playing in small jazz and Latin combo groups. At Nova Studio in Pasadena, he played with Gary Foster, Putter Smith, and Dave Knoonse. He eventually moved to Tucson, and in 2015 joined a Klezmer band. He joined Smallvox in March of 2018.

Below is information about the two additional members of the studio band.


Troy – Bass and Vocals
Troy is a founding member of Smallvox. He plays in several bands around town and is a sought-after bassist, due to his great playing and singing abilities. He currently plays in the band Miller’s Planet.


Harry – Percussion and Vocals
Harry plays in several country bands in and around Tucson and has been recording and performing with Smallvox for several years. He also plays a variety of percussion instruments live and on recordings.