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Al Garth 

Violin & Sax

AL GARTH was cursed with violin lessons by his parents at a very early age, but eventually had revenge by learning to operate the saxophone. This led circuitously to a career that has included work with such artists as Loggins and Messina, the Eagles, Soul Fuse, and others.

He’s been a Sonoma County resident for more than 25 years and is now a proud grandpa.


Gary Silva 


GARY SILVA Originally from a small town in central California, Gary moved to the Bay Area in the late 1960s where he quickly connected with like-minded musicians and learned the Blues idiom by playing with the best Luther Tucker, Big Mama Thornton, Albert Collins, Elvin Bishop to name a few. To this day, Gary is one of the most sought after drummers in the Bay Area.  


Chip Roland


CHIP ROLAND, originally from Athens GA, is an incredibly talented and soulful musician. He got his start playing Soul music and eventually joined the band Cowboy, an early Capricorn recording artist in the style of the Allman brothers. He then moved on to tour the country with Doug Kershaw, a well known cajun fiddle player and eventually relocated to the Bay Area, where he joined the band “Zero” a well known jam-band in the tradition of Grateful Dead. 




CARL BOWERS originally hails from Omaha Nebraska and after finishing music school relocated to the Bay Area in the late 1980s. Carl is an incredibly talented Multi-instrumentalist, proficient on Bass, Trombone and Piano. Today Carl is a well known all-around musician that plays with many of the local artists and recently earned a spot in the Country Swing Hall of Fame for his achievements as a bass player. 

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