After studying percussion Kai became known leading many jazz and rock workshops in Germany. From 1996 to 2001 he was the solo drummer at the Theater des Westens in Berlin and has played in shows like Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Falco meets Amadeus and Grease.
Kai has also been on stage in concert with Ernie Watts, Jiggs Whigham, Thärichens Tentett, Ack van Royen, Rias Big Band, New York Voices, Uli Becker Hoff, Candy Dulfer, NDR Big Band, Judy Niemack, Herb Geller, Jasper van’t Hof, and others
Kai is playing lead guitar in the band. Other projects include the Kai Brückner Trio with Aaron Alexander und J. Anthony Granelli, Yakou Tribe, Jerry Granelli’s UFB, Jacobien Vlasman Quartett, Thärichens Tentett, Lone World Trio with Christian Brückner, Zoriya, Tilman Dehnhard Quintett to name a few.
Kai has also played concerts in and Europe with projects such as, in India with Tanmoy Bose (Ravi Shankar), West- and Eastafrica and Madgascar with Yakou Tribe and in China with Thärichens Tentett.
Filmscores for German TV (ZDF and arte). Several Compositions for audiobooks and spoken word performances.
Rebecca’s vocals go from vulnerable and soothing to fully engaged rock and roll wailing. Folsom busts her chops singing with Jamie on the new album We Will Abide, putting some gutsy soul into her vocals. She leads her own country band, and tours nationally, having released six CDs on her own.
Bassist Blake Eberhard has played jazz for US Presidents as well as heavy metal for fans in Europe. A founding member of Wind Machine during the 80’s, Blake has gone on to perform with multiple artists within internationally. Blake’s bass playing has anchored numerous recordings including artists Flipside of 40, Pan Jumbies, Perpetual Motion, and Dr. John, among others.
Daniel is drawn to the sounds of non-Nashville, country rock steel, people like Jerry Garcia, Buddy Cage, Sneeky Pete, and Rusty Young. As a young man, he went to a Grateful Dead concert with Waylon Jennings as the opening act, and listening to Ralph Mooney play made him realize that he was going to learn the pedal steel. He went to a music store in Santa Cruz that carried Sho Buds, and bought his first steel, a single neck model 6139, sight unseen over the phone. Ernie Hagar was the resident steel expert at the store, and the purchase included ten lessons with him.
Clinical Psychologist, Music Therapist and Musician, founder of Taal Inc., Varun aims to reach out to as many people as possible with the concept of universality of rhythm and expresses himself musically with his holistic approach towards percussion and rhythm. He has been playing the drums for as long as he can remember and teaches drums and percussion since 2007.
Award winning, gammy nominated producer Kit Walker’s first solo piano recording was ‘Wind Follows the Tiger’, and he followed that with what became his first Windham Hill Jazz release, ‘Dancing on the Edge of the World’, which was released in 1986. After reaching to the top 10 with that album, next came ‘Fire in the Lake’, which was also well received worldwide. He also played numerous festivals and concerts sharing the stage with artists such as Chick Corea, Richie Beirach, Tuck and Patti, and Kitaro, performing with Jai Uttal’s band, the Pagan Love Orchestra, appearing on his album ‘Shiva Station.’
Ashik’s 45 years of experience as a musician is a unique resource. His CD Gypsy Soul, released 1998 on New Earth Records, has been a constant seller. Over the years he has been a supporting performer on violin for the following recording artists: Tom Paxton, Peter, Paul & Mary, Muddy Waters, Roberta Flack, Lenny Kravitz, Linda Ronstadt, Miles Davis, Graham Bond, Dudu Pukwana, Lee Clayton, and David Lindley.
Tom is a Grammy Award-winning composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist who got his musical start watching the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show. For the next 20 years he played in a variety of rock and roll bands, bluegrass groups, and duos in his native Oklahoma City and his adopted homeland of Boulder, Colorado. He released his first self-produced album, Paradox Found in 1986. He won a Grammy in 2003 for his production of Mary Youngblood’s Beneath the Raven Moon. Tom is also the founder on The Lost Angel Stone Ensemble, a performing and touring ensemble of resonating stone instruments.
Jade has played the bass (and fretless), and acoustic 6 string and baritone guitar for over 25 years. He toured nationally with a band in the 70s and 80s, and then became trained in bodywork and shiatsu, and began a career in healing. He never left his music behind, tho, and after meeting with Jamie they both decided he should play his unique style of bass on two tracks on the We Will Abide album, Burnin Down the Barn, and Those Days Are Over Now.