Born To Fly is an acoustic, harmony focused, americana band who writes and performs their own music. The band is based in the Portland, Oregon area. The core of the group is a duo comprised of singers/songwriters Carol Ann Wood and Brian Thompson. They also perform as a five piece with piano, bass and drums when appropriate for the situation.
The band is comprised of Carol Ann Wood (vocals and guitar), Brian Thompson (vocals and guitar), Marty Hoyle (vocals and piano), Jimmy Cliff (vocals and bass), Rick Boyce (percussion) and featuring (on guitar, mandolin & vocals) as well as produced by, Roger Fisher (former Heart member and current Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member) and brother Michael “Magic Man” Fisher.
Carol Ann Wood comes from a musical family and has an extensive history of performing all over the country. Brian Thompson has been playing, recording, and entertaining for 35 years, from Nashville to California. The magnitude of talent of these five artists combined with their diverse backgrounds and experiences have proven to be invaluable in developing their masterful and fresh sound.
Born To Fly has recently returned from Nashville and their newly mastered debut album will be available soon. They are currently performing throughout the Pacific Northwest. Check out our music page for some song samples and scan our blog for other news and inside information. We hope to see you at a show soon!