CHAYNES is a native Memphian. He comes from a family of artists including his great uncle who was a writer for Sam Phillips. At the tender age of eighteen, his love for music blossomed, leading him to major in classical piano. As a musician he also plays guitar, harmonica, bass and drums. In addition to his musicianship he is an accomplished songwriter. CHAYNES is equipped with an affinity for plays and poetry, with hopes of publication throughout the US. His debut EP was released in 2009. At least ten of his songs have been played on various Indie and rock stations throughout the southern region of America. His musical influences include Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Elton John, Oasis, The Killers and Lucero. He can be classified as specializing in Americana and Alternative Country / Rock with an emphasis on storytelling. Fans can checkout his storytelling skills by purchasing a copy of The Moragne Group's latest Graphic Novel- "Memph'Eks." CHAYNES' music is also featured in the soon to be released "Memph'Eks Soundtrack."