Guitar/vocals (lead) - Olaf De Shield
Born of Bermudian parents in Toronto, premier vocalist/guitarist, resides in Vancouver, BC. Master of R&B, Blues, a dash of Reggae at times, to “break it up." Toured in concert with JUNIOR WALKER and MARY WELLS. Currently performs locally with Night Train Revue, SOULTRAX, Sibel Thrasher to name a few. Venues include Red Robinson Theater, the River Rock Casino, Boulevard Casino, the Yale. Imaginative, ingenious vocalist, a “monster” guitarist, & sensational stage presence all give rise to render this talent, the lead ‘consummate artist’.

Organ/piano/vocal - Fran Jaré (visit web page)
Composer/arranger hails originally from Chicago, now based in Vancouver. Her credits include opening quartet for ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM “Showcase Lounge," San Francisco; opening trio for THE SUPREMES “Emerald Room of the Palmer House," Chicago; Harrah’s in Las Vegas, Reno & Tahoe with the Lloyd Lindroth Show band. Featured on B3 organ and piano/vocals at the Vancouver International. Jazz Festival, Granville Island Stage for R&B with SOULTRAX. Jaré also performs her original compositions at the Cellar Jazz Club.

Electric Bass - Brian Newcombe
Top Pro Studio & Concert Bassist whose performance shows consist of DAVID FOSTER featuring CELINE DION & The Atlanta Symphony, RICHARD MARX & The Chicago Symphony. In concert with the legendary RAY CHARLES 4 times. Member of the renowned classic rock band CHILLIWACK. Recording credits 98 Degrees, Heart, Peabo Bryson, Philip Bailey Jeffrey Osborne, Melissa Manchester, Jim Brickman, Michelle Wright, and Leanard & Sample. Add to this stellar package the honor of “Bassist of the Year” - West Coast Music Awards.

Drums - Don Powrie
Don epitomizes his performance & recording versatility with a wide spectrum of artists: Notably, New York based artist/producer, Todd Rundgren; 1990 ALCAN Jazz Festival award winners, “Creatures of Habbit”; Funk based “H.B. Concept” (European Tour); country artist “Rocky Swanson”. A member of “Skywalk”, and a tribute to their CD, “Great Northern”. Powrie is power, one of the most in demand musicians, live & in the studio, doing many radio & television spots for CBC and internationally.

 

Trumpet - Derry Byrne
A highly sought after session & live performer comfortable in virtually all genres of music. Recorded on major labels as well as in concert with AEROSMITH, BARENAKED LADIES, COLIN JAMES, BOZ SCAGGS, and DIANA KRALL. From Principal Chair with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra to the great jazz artists of our time such as ERNESTINE ANDERSON, LOUIS BELLSON, IAN MCDOUGALL. Highlights of some Broadway credits include Miss Saigon, Kiss Of The Spider Woman, 42nd Street, The Full Monty and West Side Story.

Saxophone - Dave Say
An icon in the music industry 25 years, encompassing multi-faceted styles. Dave “Sax” Say is a featured soloist and sideman and has been in concerts with luminaries MICHAEL BUBLE, SUPREMES, DEE DANIELS, BOBBIE TAYLER, VEGI, HARD RUBBER ORCHESTRA, MICHAEL KAESHAMMER to name a few. A most versatile sax artist emanating a rich tone, with scintillating solos, a dazzling gem for any concert venue.