Dave Uselton - Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Sound Guru
Dave was the lead singer and front band for several Michigan based bands in the 80s and 90s. The bands enjoyed success at some of the leading establishments including opening for acts such as UB40, The Call, Gary Lewis, Mitch Rider and others. Dave was also a DJ for radio and special events as well as providing FOH and Monitor sound engineering for a regional sound company. Eventually Dave decided to devote his time to his family and segued into a career in the area of online applications and technology strategy. He continued to be involved in music on a more limited basis. For the last eight years Dave has been out here in SoCal working with a variety of acts including DCBabylon which is a 9 piece horn band that does festivals and corporate gigs in the Orange County and LA areas. He is also our sound guru and general class clown.
Phil Stien - Bass and Backing Vocals
Phil began playing bass in NYC where he studied under jazz great Buster Williams. He played at numerous venues in NY, including among others: the Village Vanguard, the Village Gate, the Bottom Line, Max’s Kansas City, Folk City and the Cafe Au Go Go. Phil moved to California in the 1970’s and has played at places like The Roxy, The Troubadour, The House of Blues, Concerts By the Sea, The Galaxy Theater, The Coach House, Cafe Lido, Hungry Joe’s, The Disneyland Hotel, The Tomorrowland Stage and Carnation Plaza in Disneyland. Phil has played with numerous groups including touring with Connection (The Band), and with Bullhead (featuring Mario Ciccone).
Anthony Cinquini - Lead Guitar
Tony's musical life started many years ago and has covered everything from classical solo work, jazz, funk, R&B, and with bands of various sizes and personalities in Los Angeles and Orange County. At the core is Tony's passion to simply play and consequently he has numerous opportunities to sit in with very seasoned musicians in the area. He has previously had the honor of playing with the cast of Evita! Tony's residences include personal recording studios where he spends time writing and recording both covered music and original scores. These many tunes are posted on his website at www.anthonycinquini.com. Tony is also the guitar player and one of the founding members of DC Babylon which is a SoCal 9 piece horn band. www.dcbabylon.com
Tim Horrigan - Keys, Lead & Backing Vocals
Tim Horrigan was brought out to LA by ASCAP when he was selected as one of the 15 top new songwriters in America. As a composer his works have appeared in numerous films and on the radio. Tim (who also won a BMI Film Scoring Scholarship) has composed three film scores, one of them in a documentary acknowledged by the Academy Awards as one of the year’s 10 best. While in LA he arranged, produced and recorded over 1,000 songs. He has served as musical director for gospel singer Mabel King (“The Wiz” and “The Jerk”), and after moving to Orange County he’s musical directed (and/or written) six plays for South Coast Repertory. A multi-instrumentalist, Tim first started playing in bands in 1967 as a drummer, and as a guitarist his work has appeared in many films including one starring John Travolta. Although he also plays bass, piano is Tim’s go-to instrument. His wild solo-ing style has been dubbed a “cross between Jerry Lee Lewis and Chico Marx” earning him the nickname “Hurricane.”
Dan Erfurt (Bam Bam) - Drums & Percussion
Dan Erfurt moved to Orange County at the age of 18, where he began playing professionally in local night clubs. Dan gigged with the Bob Gulley Band for about 9 years of his early career. Dan toured Asia with the USO, where he played venues ranging from mountain-top missile sites to the USS Ranger aircraft carrier. He also played in a show band featuring Darlene Love. After taking a 27-year break, Dan has recently resumed playing with a renewed passion for playing music.