Reggie Ashley has been creating music since the age of twelve. At eighteen, he landed his first major gig as the guitarist for Soul Finger, Munich Germany’s premier 60’s R&B cover band and never looked back. He has produced, co-written, recorded and produced seven albums with four singles reaching the Billboard Top 10 on the Smooth/Groove Jazz charts.
Ashley wrote and produced the songs, "Two Strong Arms" and "Crazy Dreams" for the feature film "Virginia" starring Jennifer Connelly and Ed Harris. It was written and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black.
As a musician he has performed with some of the best including: Alan Parsons (Alan Parsons Project), Todd Sucherman (Styx), Taylor Mills (Brian Wilson Band), Chris Slade (AC/DC, Manfred Mann's Earth Band), Chris Frazier (White Snake, Foreigner), Koko Powell (The Edgar Winter Band), Steve DiStanislao (David Gilmore, Don Felder), Greg Gerson (Mick Jagger, Billy Idol), and Grammy Award winning Recording Engineer, Francis Buckley (Aerosmith, Quincy Jones, KT Oslin, Wilson Philips, Paula Abdul, Nancy Wilson, Dave Koz, and Steve Vai). Most recently Reggie Ashley was the guitarist for YouTube sensation and Post Modern Jukebox vocalist, Sara Niemietz.
From 2011 to 2018, Reggie Ashley was an instructor in the Commercial Music Conservatory of the Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) in Santa Ana, California. Courses taught included: Song Writing, Music Business, Film & Video Game Scoring, Rock Ensemble and Performance, Music Technology, and Recording Studio Skills.
Reggie currently teaches guitar and ukulele lessons to students of all ages!