Alana Sweetwater is the founder and lead facilitator of Sweetwater Soul Sessions. A longtime singer-songwriter, Alana is an advocate for how music can help individuals overcome pain and trauma. Read Alana's full story and inspiration around starting Sweetwater Soul Sessions.
Marlon Grace is a musician, performer and creative writer. He is self-taught on the cajón, or box drum, he discovered in Spain of 2001.
The drum has taken him from coast to coast and into many venues, most notably the Coachella festival for Red Bull music.
His comedic abilities landed him the audience warmup job for Howie Mandel and the game show "Deal or No Deal." Marlon has also performed in Scotland at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the musical Reanimator The Musical, which was also the Los Angeles musical of the year in 2011
His writing adventures range from VH1’s game show, "Hip Hop Squares," all the way to the children’s books he has been developing with his mother.
Noah Dresner is a musician, audio engineer, and music producer from Los Angeles. He has worked with engineer/producers such as Val Garay, Larry Klein, and Ron Fair. Noah graduated from Belmont University in 2013 with a B.B.A. in music business and is actively involved in multiple music industry groups such as the Audio Engineering Society, Nashville Songwriters Association International, and others. He currently engineers and produces out of The Complex Studios in Culver City, California.