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J the Savage - Vocals, Guitar, Songwriter

For more than 20 years now, J has been writing songs, poetry, music and performing. J grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, the heart of the Old Timey music scene, and some of the best known bluegrass artists in history. J has lived in New Orleans since 1996 and has written and produced albums with James Andrews and "Trombone Shorty" Andrews. He also has multiple appearances in Treme, 2nd season.
Walter Harris - Drums

Comes from a New Orleans musical family. Walter is a Mardi Gras Indian and sews his own costumes. Detroit Brooks is his uncle and Betty Harris is his aunt. He has a prominent roll on the HBO series Treme. He also plays with the Dirty Dozen, Ingrid Lucia, and Derek Freeman's Smoker's World.
Willie C'est Bon - Electric guitar, Mandolin

Started out working in a jingle studio for corporate jingles in New York City. He has played for many years as a studio musician and is classically trained. Willie was an original member of the band, Dream Speak.
David Hyde - Bass

A native of Hammond, Louisiana, he was playing mostly black nightclubs by the time he was 12 years old. He played for President Bill Clinton while touring with famed rhythm and blues singer Delbert McClinton. In 1995 he was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame when he was playing with the Boogie Kings. He appeared on Austin City Limits with Marcia Ball, blues singer Tracy Nelson and New Orleans soul queen Irma Thomas. He was featured with Grammy Award winner Clarence Gatemouth Brown on "Jazz Central" on the Black Entertainment Television Network in 1997. David has played several festivals including the Montreal Jazz Festival and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. His experience and talent goes well beyond what is mentioned here.
Bruce Tyner - Pedal Steel Guitar, Electric Guitar

Plays regularly with the Boot Hill Band and Highway 90. Bruce also plays with the space heaters. He's a hell of a pedal steel player.