David Bailis – Guitar
David Bailis is a multi-talented musician best known for his skills as a guitarist and bassist. Equally accomplished as a composer, producer and educator, David has showcased his musical talents throughout the world, performing to sold out crowds at a range of venues from Carnegie Hall to Golden Gate Park. In addition to touring as a guitarist for numerous artists, David is a member of the renowned electro funk band Pimps of Joytime. He handles electric bass, guitar keyboards, background vocals and sampler/electronics in the band. He is the former guitarist of Grammy-nominated singer/emcee and Fugees alum John Forte’s band and currently is the musical director and guitarist for Sierre Leone hiphop superstar Bajah & the Dry Eye Crew. He also leads the dynamic jazz trio DB3 and has been featured in a wide range of publications including BassPlayer Magazine and the New York Times. In 2017, David launched the blog and podcast- Tourganic, which focuses on maintaining a healthy lifestyle as a marathon runner and ironman athlete on the road as a musician. David is based in Brooklyn, NY and when not on tour can be found performing and teaching in New York City.
Mick Gaffney – Guitar
(Paul Simon, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Sam and Dave, Lesley Gore, Tommy James, The Mamas and the Papas, The Drifters, Ben E. King, Chubby Checker, Maxine Brown, Gary U.S Bonds, Chuck Mangione, Billy Preston, The Coasters, Little Anthony and the Imperials, the Teenagers, Jay and the Americans, Trini Lopez, Rita Moreno, Eartha Kit, Robert Goulet, Jim Nabors, Bobby Vinton, John Davidson, Frankie Laine, Danny Thomas, Paul Lynde, Nipsey Russell, Les Paul, George Benson, Rick Derringer, Kevin Eubanks from the Jay Leno show. Paul Shaffer)
Andy Burton – Piano / Organ
(John Mayer, Cyndi Lauper, Steven Van Zandt (Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul) , Louden Wainwright III, Rufus Wainwright, Beck, Willie Nile, Ian Hunter, Ricky Byrd, Joe Lynn Turner, Misfits, HBO’s Vinyl, Revolutionary Road – Upcoming Chris Columbus film, and the list goes on…)
Baron Raymonde – Saxophone
New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee Baron Raymonde has toured and/or recorded with Matt “Guitar” Murphy of the Blues Brothers, Rod Stewart, Levon Helm, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, Gloria Gaynor, GE Smith Band. The Original Blues Brothers Band, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes and many other notables. He has played on themes for TV shows “Michael’s Place”, “Quench” and the closing Theme for NBC’s Today Show. He has also written music for the Rikki Lake show. Baron played sax and flutes on India Aires’ Grammy winning CD “Voyage To India”. Broadway shows include, “Ain’t Nothing But The Blues” and “Love Janis”. Baron also appeared in the movie “August Rush” and played sax on PBS American Masters series “Women of Tin Pan Alley” Baron was inducted into the at BB Kings in NYC.
He presently plays with actor Vincent Pastore and the Gangster Squad band
around the New York Metropolitan area.
Zoe Zeeman – Bass
(Fresh out of Wesleyan College at the age of 23, Zoe Zeeman was chosen to be the bass player in The Marotta Brothers Band which boasts two of the most renowned drummers in rock session work history (brothers Rick Marotta and Jerry Marotta of Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel fame) Zoe is currently touring internationally with the band TV Girl, that played to huge crowds and rave reviews at Coachella. She also performs in the Jon Zeeman Band, Reelin’ In The Years Band)
Keith Crupi – Drums / Percussion
(Ben E King, Hugh Jackman, Florence and the Machine, Michelle Williams, Taylor Dayne, Tony Braxton, Neil Sedaka, Micky Dolenz, Tiny Tim, Laurie Beechman, NY Philharmonic, Botanica, and for Broadway musicals including Wicked, Miss Saigon, Lion King, Hair, Aida, Full Monty, Kiss Me Kate, Billy Elliot and many others. Keith has had national TV appearances with David Letterman and Good Morning America, among others, and has played to an audience of over 80,000 playing for Pope John Paul II at Giants Stadium! Born and raised in New York City.)