Kit Mayer has been making and creating music since coming to the Western Wisconsin area in the late seventies. Working in groups, duets and as a solo artist he helped found the bands Blind Baby Olin & the Workbenches, Jawbone and most recently The Mayer Brothers Band. All of which emphasized originality in both style and in the writing of new music. He has also built a career in the region as a theatre artist designing scenery and lighting.
As a founding member of the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre he has spent many summers in Alaska working on the design and build of the theatre’s scenery. Many of his songs on the album Kit Mayer & the Careful Flies came from the times he spent there. He is currently playing predominately with the Mayer Brothers Band where he shares lead vocals & writing duties with his brother Hans. He also is doing some solo work and joining up with other musicians occasionally in the region.
His latest CD, Stone’s Throw, is out now on Momentous Records. It features 10 new songs and has fellow recording artists from Momentous Records as well as some of the areas finest.
Other CDs on the Momentous Label include: Kit Mayer & the Careful Flies, Sporting Life Remastered and The Mayer Brothers Band, Stay Out of the Rain.
His style of writing and production is firmly rooted in the world of Americana music. You can hear his work on most streaming platforms.
New CD Available Now!
Kit Mayer – Stone’s Throw is out now on Momentous Records. It features 10 new songs and has fellow recording artists from Momentous Records as well as some of the areas finest.