Jason Koerber (saxophone, clarinet) performs regularly with the Keene Chamber Orchestra, the Keene Jazz Orchestra, the Half Diminished Swing Band & The Jacksonville Blues Band. He is also a former member of the Tom Foolery Band, the Josh Evans Trio & the funk band Giza. Jason has appeared as a soloist with the KSC Chamber Orchestra and with the Pink Floyd tribute band Liquid Floyd. He has also performed with the Raylynmor Opera Company, The Hugh Keelan Ensemble & The Monadnock Chorus & Orchestra. Jason currently teaches saxophone and clarinet at Vermont Academy - Saxtons River VT, The Putney School - Putney, VT, The Open Music Collective - Brattleboro VT, Peterborough Music - Peterborough NH and Elm City Music & Movement - Keene, NH. Jason has studied saxophone with Scott Mullett, Harvey Kaiser, Mario Bernardo & Craig Sylvern. He has studied clarinet with Richard Sanders & Mario Bernardo and flute with Robin Matathias.
Greg Burnell (guitar) lives and teaches in the Brattleboro area and is an active performer with the Greg Burnell Band as lead guitarist and vocalist. Burnell has recorded his own renditions of blues classics with the Jacksonville Blues Band. He has over 25 years of experience as a soloist and working with ensembles. Burnell attended Marlboro College and Keene State College where he studied under Jose Lezcano and performed in the KSC Guitar Orchestra. Burnell went on to study Classical and Jazz Guitar with Ed Lopata for ten years. His band has performed all over New England and opened for Ronnie Earl, Room Full of Blues and NRBQ. Burnell has taught guitar at Vermont Academy for seventeen years. He is presently working on a new CD of original music.
Ben Carr ('ukulele, percussion) performs regularly with regional acts Mo Ambesa, Sunny Lowdown, Patty Carpenter, and BroadBand, as well as fronting his own group, the Ben Carr Music Project. He has shared the stage with Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, Carlos Averhoff, Ayizan Sannon, Trumystic, members of Phish, and has performed with the Windham Orchestra.
Ben has produced and recorded three solo albums. The most recent, 'Oakleaf', was released in Aug. 2011 and was recorded in Horowitz Hall at Vermont Academy. He is currently involved in phase one of the James Hill Ukulele Initiative teacher certification. Ben also teaches privately and at the Open Music Collective in Brattleboro, VT.
Ben lives at Vermont Academy with his wife, Christine Armiger (who is head of the Environs Program and teaches Environmental Studies) and their son, Elliott.