The Free Flowing Musical Experience
Alexandria’s Legendary Acoustic Jam Band
Scott Fallon, Gregg Park, and John David Coppola make up the interactive musical adventure known as The Free Flowing Musical Experience, Alexandria’s Legendary Acoustic Jam Band. The Relix Magazine Jam Off award winners aim to capture the diversity of their influences and expand upon each song as an improvisational journey into what can be found on the other end. Rock, folk, country, blues, jazz, and original material is what makes up the Free Flowing Musical Experience catalog. The song list is typically determined by the audience and the vibe and energy in the room. The Free Flowing Musical Experience continue to be one of the area’s most consistent draws. With their ever expanding song list and growing fan base, the band has become a staple within the DC area jam scene. This has allowed them to perform regularly in some of DC area’s largest rooms and venues.
For over thirty years Scott Fallon has been a performing musician entertaining audiences throughout the DC/Metro area, nationally, and internationally. Scott has played thousands of shows encompassing bars, clubs, weddings, corporate events, and music festivals. In doing so he has developed and maintained positive relationships with club owners, patrons, and the local musician community. Scott is recognized as one of the Northern Virginia area’s most respected musicians. Scott has shared the stage and spotlight with renowned artists such as Warren Haynes of Govt. Mule and George Porter of The Funky Meters. He has also performed with bands such as Better Than Ezra, The Nighthawks, to regional acts such as The All Mighty Senators and The Billy Walton Band.
Gregg Park has been a student of music and the guitar for his entire life as known throughout the local music community as one of its best guitarists. His diversity of musical tastes is reflected in his resonant and complex guitar style. Over the course of 30 years Gregg has steadily evolved musically by studying and performing in many types of bands reflective of his influences. From his early days in Heavy Metal and Classic Rock bands to other diverse projects such as Gospel, Country, Variety (dance), Oldies, Acoustic duos and trios. Whether performing with Scott Fallon in the Free Flowing Musical Experience, with Gary Thomas of The Road Ducks, Gregg’s energy as a musician is infectious. Gregg has developed an affinity and talent for capturing the style and essence of the guitar players he grew up listening to while allowing his personal touch to echo through each beautifully improvised phrase.
A native Washingtonian, John David Coppola began his musical career at age 7 on keyboards and accordion. In High School he began studying electric and double bass, and he hasn’t looked back since. John has been a mainstay on the local music circuit, performing in a number of local bands and as a session player. Career highlights include performing with Pat Travers and Tony Levin, performing for Oprah and Bono, providing bass lessons for Francis Ford Coppola, and a two-year/300 show international tour with surf guitar master Danny Morris and “The Danny Morris Band“. Most recently John played bass with legendary guitarist, Tom Principato and “The Tom Principato Band.”
“Alexandria’s Legendary Acoustic Jam Band.“
– The Alexandria Zebra
“Gregg Park captures the essence of the musicians that influenced him, while infusing his own musical style and putting a twist on every song he plays. His work ethic and musical energy is palpable to audiences at Free Flowing Musical Experience shows with musical partner Scott Fallon”
– Relix Magazine
“To call the Free Flowing Musical Experience a cover band is to deny the thought and talent that goes into each of the band’s creative, fluid performances.”
– Alexandria Times
“These guys are mighty fine.”
– Mark Wenner, The Nighthawks
“Scott is a natural entertainer that takes a sad song and makes it better.”
– The Outer Banks Coast
“Scott and Gregg are two of Alexandria’s most respected musicians.”
– Alexandria Red Brick Town
“These are real musicians that play live from the heart. Book them.”
– Josh Nelson, Family is Forever Promotions
“Tenacious D meets the Grateful Dead.”