Mouhammed Bassaj is a Singer/Songwriter and Multi Instrumentalist Musician who started playing drums as his first instrument at the age of 14. Continuing his love and dedication for the instrument and influenced by the likes of great drummers such as John Bonham, Buddy Rich and others, he formed a band with local friends and played the Orange County and L.A. circuit.
After many years of drumming, touring and recording in various bands, but all the while honing his craft in music, writing and recording, which includes playing all the instruments, recording and mixing his songs; he continues to write songs and perform live on a regular basis as a solo acoustic artist or fronting his fierce rock n' roll band, The Blue Moon Gurus.
His version of Loretta Lynn’s “Miss Being Mrs.” submitted to Jack White's record label, Third Man Records for a worldwide contest held through the label, received acknowledgement and an honorable mention from the label on their website. He also auditioned to be the Lead Vocalist for Stone Temple Pilots through open auditions the band held.
His wide range of influences in music and songwriting include genres in Rock, Blues, Folk, Country, Reggae, Middle Eastern and more, which with their influence and his own vision makes him able to create, write and perform his own unique style and sound of music.