Taras has produced, performed and recorded with Richard Thompson, Lucinda Williams, Dwight Yoakam, Steve Earle, Elvis Costello, Buck Owens, Sara Evans, Spencer Davis, EmmyLou Harris. He is also a studio bass player and producer. Currently, Taras is on tour with Richard Thompson and Merle Haggard. Bassist Taras Prodaniuk was born on May 18, 1955 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was raised in the beautiful San Fernando Valley, California. He has also produced, performed and recorded with Michelle Shocked, John Fogerty, Katey Segal, June Carter Cash, George Strait, Heather Myles, Jim Lauderdale, James Intveld, Brett Dennen, Falco Jimenez, Cowboy Jack, Trisha Yearwood, Toby Keith, Jamey Johnson, Kenny Chesney & his own band the Mojo Monkeys. He currently resides on his ranch in Sunland California with his wife, horses & extended animal menagerie. Taras and his wife, Wanda, own a vintage clothing store. Taras enjoys shopping for the store. You are welcome to visit Playclothes, located in Burbank, CA.