Kevin Ellman (Drums, Co-Founder)
Kevin Ellman was a member of Todd Rundgren’s Utopia, with his virtuosic percussion featured on that progressive rock group’s iconic debut album. He’s toured and recorded with Bette Midler, Barry Manilow, Richie Havens, Chuck Berry, and Manhattan Transfer, among numerous others. When not drumming, he’s steered many through rocky financial shoals as CEO of Wealth Preservation Solutions, LLC. and Wealth Preservation Solutions For Women, and has been seen commenting on money matters in numerous TV appearances.
Doug Hall (Keyboards)
Doug Hall is an accomplished and versatile composer and music supervisor for commercials and films. Currently owner and creative director at PROPELLER Music in Montclair, NJ, Doug has composed music for well over 1000 TV spots. His award-winning music has also appeared in feature films, prime-time TV, and major-label recordings. He recently toured as a keyboardist with Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Darlene Love.
Martee LeBow (Vocals)
Martee Lebow was a singer at birth, pianist at 3, songwriter at 10 and recording artist at 19. She’s released three studio albums of her own, and has enjoyed a successful studio-singing career, performing on numerous TV commercial jingles and as a backup vocalist with other artists. She has also enraptured 20,000 unruly sports fans at Madison Square Garden, singing the national anthem for the Knicks and the Rangers. Currently, Martee is the lead singer of The Mar-Tays, a rockin’ band of some of NYC’s A-list studio legends.
Richard Reiter (Saxophone)
Richard Reiter is a nationally acclaimed jazz saxophonist and Emmy Award-winning composer whose music has also reached international audiences. His four CDs received excellent reviews and national airplay. His band has opened for Wynton Marsalis, Dizzy Gillespie, Ahmad Jamal, Duke Ellington Orchestra and Nancy Wilson. He was the on-stage soloist in Bob Fosse’s Broadway musical
'Dancin' and backup for such notables as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson, Johnny Mathis, Linda Hopkins, Temptations and Supremes. He has composed music for over seventy films, TV shows and commercials.
Don Sarlin (Guitar, Co-Founder)
Don Sarlin’s performed with Van Morrison, Esther Phillips, Mary Travers, David Bromberg (on bass), Dean Friedman and numerous others, appearing at the Isle of Wight Festival, Avery Fisher Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, Winterland, and many other venues worldwide. His TV credits include Saturday Night Live and Today. In 2011 he co-founded The TriSonics, an acoustic guitar/dobro/bass trio whose latest album is Waking Up in a New World, and whose music has appeared in multiple documentaries.
Peter Seckel (Guitar)
Peter Seckel’s a highly versatile jazz, blues, rock and country guitarist. He has studied with John Scofield, Pat Martino, Adolph Sandole, and Vic Juris, and transcribed guitar music for Guitar for the Practicing Musician magazine. Peter has written and performed on numerous jingles, and performed with a variety of artists in NYC area venues including Radio City Music hall, sharing the stage with Jakob Dylan, Rhett Miller and others.
John Siegler (Bass)
John Siegler was a founding member of Todd Rundgren’s Utopia and has been a stalwart studio and touring freelancer. Working with Hall & Oates in their heyday, he created the iconic bass parts that propelled such hits as Kiss On My List, You Make My Dreams, You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feeling, Everytime You Go Away, Private Eyes, and I Can’t Go for That. John has also laid down the bottom line with Roger Daltry, Cher, Stevie Nicks, Mick Jagger, Bette Midler, Jeff Beck, Meat Loaf, Yoko Ono, Paul Butterfield, Herbie Mann, Clarence Clemons, Linda Ronstadt, Carly Simon, Carole King and others too numerous to mention.
McPaul Smith (Vocals)
McPaul Smith’s career has spanned TV writing and composing, development and branding, in addition to live performance. On the music side, he created themes and lyrics for shorter people at Nickelodeon, and taller ones at MTV during an extensive career in those parts. He was head writer and lyricist on the classic kids game show “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego,” and on the preschool favorite “The Backyardigans.” Other clients have included Disney, AMC TV, WGBH Boston, BBC America, The Science Channel and The History Channel. McPaul has been spotted on stage with the bands 'Washboard Jungle' and 'The Foggy Minded Boys.' These days he writes and produces podcasts for Pinna, the premium kids’ audio platform.