Sean Richey is a performing artist and music educator, and a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music's Jazz Arts Program. As an active freelance guitarist, Sean has performed with a variety of different productions at venues such as Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Monterey Jazz Festival, The Cutting Room, Central Park Summer Stage and has toured extensively around Indai. In 2008 Sean won the student award for "Best Original Song" from DownBeat Magazine.
Wade Ridenhour is a pianist/keyboardist living in Brooklyn. He has performed all over the globe, as well as around NYC at numerous venues including Brooklyn Bowl, Irving Plaza, Rockwood Music Hall, Joe's Pub, and many others. Although he specializes in jazz, he has also played piano and keys in many different settings including Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, and Classical. He continues to perform with a variety of projects in different styles, as well as teach privately. His first album, "Mallard Room", is scheduled to be released in March of 2017.
Drummer Mike Gordon is from Northport, NY and began playing the drums at age 8. He graduated from the Conservatory of Music at SUNY Purchase in 2011. Mike is currently living in NYC, working as a music performer, educator, and dance accompanist. You can find him playing with The Swingaroos, Joe Benjamin and a Mighty Handful, Alison Shearer, That Shuffle, Gospels among others.
James Quinlan is a Brooklyn-based bassist, arranger, and composer. The scope of his work reflects a life spent immersed in music in all its diversity. He is equally strong playing stand-up or electric bass; jazz, rock, world or classical. Growing up in the melting pot of Miami and continuing at the esteemed University of Miami Frost School of Music, James played with legendary musicians of many genres. Now living in New York, James continues to expand his horizons and appears on the city's best stages.