Kenny started violin lessons when he entered the first grade at age 6 in Madera, Ca. Although Kenny wanted to play the shiny trumpet, he was quickly informed that is mohter had alreqady called the school and chosen the violin for him.
Even though the violin wasn't his first choice, by the sixth grade he was inthe Fresno Kiwanis Youth Sympohony for two years, and by seventh grade he added the Fresno Philharmonic which he continued to be a member throught his senior year in high school.
Valerie Gillespie was born in the beautiful state of Pennsylvania, where at the ripe old age of eight she picked up a saxophone for the first time. She was paid for her first professional gig at the age of fourteenand has been playing ever since, though not strictly on stage.
Terry is one of the best all-around reed players and his dynamic career has enabled him to appear with such talented players as Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (Buddy Morrow), Bob Haggert, Milt Hinton, Butch Miles, Warren Vache', Kenny Davern, Marty Grosz, Major Holly, Mousey Alexander, Flip Phillips, Walt Lavinsky, Bill Allred, John Allred, Wild Bill Davison, Chubby Jackson, Duffy Jackson, Rosemary Clooney, Eddie Higgins, Bobby Rosengarten, Larry Elgart, Vince Giordano, and a host of others.
Frank Morgan (December 23, 1933 - December 14, 2007) was a jazz saxophonist with a career spanning more than 50 years. He mainly played alto saxophone but also played soprano saxophone. He was known as a Charlie Parker successor who primarily played bebop and ballads.
Reverend Billy C. Wirtz is an American blues musician, comedian and writer. His material consists of irreverent comedy routines set to music. He is also a historian, researching the evolution of Black popular music after WW2. Rev Billy has played all over the world, opening for Bob Dylan, ZZ Top and dozens more.