James Kilgus

John Hoppe – holds a Music Degree in Trumpet Performance and his versatility extends from classical to pop to folk to jazz. He plays and teaches freelance and leads his own musical entities including the standards trio Scotch & Soda with a Twist and the “whatever you need” combo All Purpose Grind. He is also a former radio announcer at WFBC, WESC, and WMUU.

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Christina Cornell


Joey Lee – is a resident of Pendleton, South Carolina, graduated from Furman University with a major in music and has played in a wide variety of venues over the past 40 years. He is currently a trombonist in Anderson’s GAMAC Symphony in addition to being a member of Southern Fried Jazz, the Emerald City Brass Quintet, the Palmetto Posaunen, the Electric City Swing Band, and Rhythm City Band. He has performed with the Spinners, Four Tops, Temptations, Gladys Knight, Glenn Campbell, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, Jr., and countless other groups and performers.


Richard Neiman – comes from a musical family and made his debut on his parent’s radio show at the age of 7.  Rick attended Temple University (Philadelphia), majoring in Music Education and Performance.  Although his training is mainly in the Classical vein, Rick has performed with a number of touring companies, The Guy Lombardo Band and The Henry Mancini Orchestra, as well as National companies, Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus and Long Horn Rodeo bands, and has backed Bob Hope, George Burns and Wayne Newton to name a few.