Shawn Brandt

Shawn Brandt - bass: Shawn has been involved in music since the third grade, but has not started gigging until college where he began playing in pit orchestras around Cleveland, everywhere from Blank Canvas Theater, Huntington Playhouse, Cassidy Theater, and Brecksville Theater On the Square. He has also played in many bands throughout his college years. He has a B.M. and M..M. in music composition. He has studied composition with Dr. Chobanian (Baldwin Wallace University) and Dr. McCarthy (University of Akron) and tuba with Yasu Sugiyama from the Cleveland Orchestra.  He has taught at Old Trail School, Summit Academy and Constellation Schools. 


Colin Dees

Colin Dees - drums: An alumnus of The University of Akron's graduate music program, Colin is an eclectic performer in the Akron/Cleveland area. Colin has performed in numerous rock bands, jazz combos, musical theater productions, and world music ensembles. Colin is also active in the world of modern dance, accompanying dance classes at Kent State and Youngstown State. Currently, Colin can be heard with his rock band Anchor the Moon, the jazz quintet The Jazz Monads, and funky acoustic rockers MD & Company. Colin is a student of Dr. Larry Snider (University of Akron) and John Wooton (University of Southern Mississippi).


Cameron Parris

Cameron Parris - guitar: Cameron has discovered his love for blues and jazz at a very young age. He started playing in guitar and improv-based ensemble groups in high school. He has since turned his focus towards jazz during the past few years. Cameron has studied with masters such as Dan Wilson, Chris Buzzelli, Chris Vance, & Ernie Krivda. His biggest influences are Grant Green and Jerry Garcia.