Col. Bruce Hampton, ret. has been making music since he formed his first band in 1963. Col. Bruce has been in constant motion ever since with his bands The Hampton Grease Band, The Late Bronze Age, and The Aquarium Rescue Unit. Along the way he starred in the cult classic movie "Outside Out" and appeared in "Sling Blade." Col. Bruce appears several times each year as vocalist and guitarist for Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit.
Jeff Caldwell is a singer/songwriter/guitarist who has been playing clubs in the South and L.A. for years. He graduated from the Musicians Institute in California with classmate John Frusciante, then returned as an instructor. He also taught at AIM with Jimmy Herring. Jeff's songs are a blend of pop, rock, jazz, and funk. Jeff has performed with artists as diverse as George Clinton, Bernard Purdie, and Dave Schools.
Originally from New Hampshire, Mark Letalien has taught, toured, and done studio work for twenty years. Mark has worked with many Atlanta jazz and funk bands. He's also studied and played with some of drumming's finest, including Bernard Purdie. Mark has a degree in education and when he can performs drum educational clinics at local schools. He's also working on his first drum instruction book.
By the time Kris graduated from the University of Miami's School of Music he was playing piano, trombone, and bass. A native Atlantan with a degree in studio music and jazz performance, Kris has played in many touring bands including Tongo-hiti, The Lost Continentals, Kingsized, and The Johnny Knox Trio. Along the way he picked up pedal steel guitar and recorded the theme song for Adult Swim's "Squidbillies."