Bill Riordan – Guitar, Vocals:
In over a half-century of playing guitar, Bill counts many of the greats among his influences. Starting with Chuck, Keith, and Jimi, in his formative years, his playing, as well as songwriting, has been shaped by the likes of Ry Cooder, Lowell George, and Richard Thompson. As a young man, Bill discovered the music of New Orleans, and made several forays to the Crescent City to soak up the vibe that produced The Meters, Allen Toussaint, The Neville Brothers, and Dr. John, among many others. In his songwriting, Bill draws on this musical gumbo, which includes helpings of Bob Dylan, Mose Allison, Bruce Springsteen, and John Hiatt. Bill’s skills were honed playing in bands from Boston (Harbor, The Swingin’ Mutations) to the Connecticut shoreline (The Skyland Band), and in the mid-nineties joined Jim Rosati in local favorites “The Lunar Dogs”. Bill always enjoys the opportunity to play for his friends and neighbors on a summer evening in Center Park.
Rob Rosati – Drums, Vocals:
Rob is a local Connecticut drummer who studied under notable Jazz drummer Lenny Parachino. In his early years, Rob played in the jazz band and orchestra at East Catholic High School and taught beginning students the basics of drumming. He has played in numerous bands since 1985, most notably “Idlewilde” and ‘The Urge”, opening for bands like James Montgomery and Young Neil and The Vipers. Rob has also sat in with the No. 1 Blues band in India “Soulmate” during his business trips to New Delhi. Rob endorses DW Drums and Vic Firth Sticks.
Jim Rosati – Bass, Vocals:
Jim has a musical career that spans over 50 years of performances in multiple genres including Top-40 and Show bands, rock, blues, funk, country, jazz and progressive. He has a long list of bands and clients that he has spent time with in the recording studio. He spent three years on the road as the guitarist in a full-time lounge/show band that performed from Maine to South Carolina. He played bass, wrote material, recorded and co-produced two albums with the progressive rock band “After The Fall”.