According to Bazooka bio

"With a blend of rock-a-billy rhythm, country-blues guitar solos and pop vocal harmonies, According to Bazooka is truly unique." - Joshua Gutierrez, Daily Democrat. 

Singer-songwriters Richard Urbino and Rene Martucci write Americana pop tunes performed with an unusual combination of guitar, accordion, upright bass and male and female vocals. Inspired by the vibrant west coast music scene, their catchy melodies infuse California flavor into their folk pop originals. 

2018 SAMMIES nominees According to Bazooka features an energetic vibe and a retro feel. Richard Urbino (vocals, guitar), René Martucci (vocals, accordion), Jamie Knapp (vocals, upright bass) and Don Johnston (percussion) offer up a lively show packed with enjoyable tunes and relatable themes. These melodic musings strike a familiar chord as they take a playful and authentic look at everyday humanity. With catchy pop sensibilities, these tunes are both surprising and satisfying. 

According to Bazooka craves interesting venues to share their music and connect with people. From cafes to house concerts, night clubs and bars, stages and street corners - it's all part of the musical experience and inspiration. Formed in 2013 their home base is in the Sacramento area. Their 2014  CD "Easy Come, Easy Go" features 11 catchy and hummable tunes.  Their second album debuted September 2017.  "Where We Are Now"is produced by Sacramento's David Houston and recorded at Moon Studio.

According to Bazooka left to Right: René Martucci, Jamie Knapp, Don Johnston and Richard Urbino. Photo by Luke Cheng

According to Bazooka left to Right: René Martucci, Jamie Knapp, Don Johnston and Richard Urbino. Photo by Luke Cheng