He left the band shortly after its release for a career as a session musician in Nashville. Mike Porcaro, his replacement for Toto IV's videos (and subsequent albums), is the brother of two of Toto's original members, Jeff and Steve Porcaro. Hungate also plays guitar and has produced and recorded with several country artists such as Ethel and the Shameless Hussies. Currently residing in Nashville, Hungate has collaborated with both former and current members of Toto for occasional recordings and gigs over the years.
He was also a primary member of AOR supergroup Mecca fronted by Joe Vana and Fergie Frederiksen, the latter also of Toto fame. Hungate attended North Texas State University College of Music, where he played bass in the One O'Clock Lab Band the year that it performed at the 1970 Montreaux Jazz Festival. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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