about

David Hughes
David Hughes – bass

Swedish bassist David Hughes is the bandleader and writes many of the musical arrangements. He has played with The Jazz Crusaders, Christopher Cross and David Benoit

Jamey Tate
Jamey Tate – drums

Drummer and producer Jamey Tate grew up in Florida and graduated from USC. He has played with Dave Koz, Al Jarreau, The Big Phat Band and David Benoit.

Kait Dunton
Kait Dunton – keys

Pianist and composer Kait Dunton is the leader of TrioKait and a USC graduate. She is a former member of Snarky Puppy.

Justin Smith
Justin Smith – guitar

Guitarist Justin Smith plays many different stringed instruments and records in his LA studio. He has played with Jewel, Randy Newman, Kristin Chenoweth and The Big Phat Band.

Ben Thomas
Ben Thomas – vocals

Vocalist, guitarist and percussionist Ben Thomas has worked with Aloe Blacc and Zappa Plays Zappa and together with Hughes plays in the band W√ľndergroup.

Michael Stever
Michael Stever – trumpet

Michael Stever plays trumpet, contributes musical arrangements and is a graduate of USC. He has worked with Steve Miller, Brian Culbertson, Eric Marienthal, and Eric Darius.

Jon Bradley
Jon Bradley – trumpet

Jon Bradley plays trumpet and is a graduate of UCLA. He has worked with Prince, Queen Latifah, Marc Anthony and The Black Eyed Peas.

Alex Budman
Alex Budman – sax

Alex Budman comes from the San Fransisco and plays sax and flute in the band. A versatile musician, he co-produced the Grammy-nominated album The Planets: Reimagined.

Ryan Dragon
Ryan Dragon – Trombone

Trombonist Ryan Dragon comes from Orange County and studied at Berklee. He has worked with Cirque De Soleil, Herbie Hancock, John Legend and The Big Phat Band.