Khadia Handon is an electrifying lead vocalist who brings everything to the stage. Hailing from Silver Springs, MD, she is the definition of a modern day artist who resonates with all generations, cultures and demographics. Her explosiveness as a performer fills venues across the country with untold energy and a spark only a superstar in the making can offer. She has performed with world-renowned artists including Mya, Andy Grammer, Janelle Monae, Prince, Kanye West and as a background singer on American Idol, X-factor, the Jimmy Kimmel Show, and the American Music Awards.
Born in Japan, Kazuki Tokaji started playing the guitar at age 7. Now a native Angelino, Kazuki has established himself as one of the most astonishing guitarist in the music world. His insane talent has been recognized through his endorsements with ESP Guitars, Hughes & Kettner Amplifiers and EMG Pick Ups. And he has performed with some epic musicians including: Marty Friedman, Chuck Wright and Derek Sherinian. Kazuki brings the rock, roll and then some to Circle the Earth’s musical vibe. His versatility and energy are contagious.
Michael McBay is the heart and founder of Circle the Earth. His vision was to formulate a group that represents a variety of cultures, ethnicities and generations. Having been through his own musical journey and life experiences, Michael believed there is a space for a band that promotes a positive and diverse outlook with great rock music being at the heart of it all. And he has spearheaded a togetherness that is creating the kind of sound the industry has been missing!
Sandro Feliciano hails from Brazil and grew up in a musical family, playing the drums from age 13. He moved to Los Angeles in 1998 to attend the prestigious Los Angeles College of Music. This path led him to hone his craft and love for music by working with Grammy award winning producers and engineers including, Roy Thomas Barker (Queen, Rolling Stones), Lamont Dozier (who has 76 #1 Billboard hits) and Benny Faccone (Santana, Ricky Martin). Sandro’s strength, spirit and power as a drummer adds an intensity and vitality to Circle the Earth.
Sandy Chao Wang is a native of Taiwan and has thrived as a keyboardist since moving to the music melting pot of Los Angeles. Her background as Musical Director through various tenures has given her the experience and wisdom to become a powerful force on stage. Endorsed by Roland, Sandy gives that youthful edge and originality every rock band needs. There is no doubt her fashion prowess and style either…she continues to reach a level of coolness that jives with the audience.