CRAIG SHARMAT - GUITAR
....along with his monster guitar chops, Craig is a composer and producer who in his early career toured with Ronnie Laws and Randy Crawford before recording his own Billboard chart-topping hits. He has posted numerous TV and film credits including a multitude of Discovery ID Channel shows along with 14 yrs on "America's Most Wanted". Craig produced and performed for the Boyz II Men album "Under the Streetlight". Among his many credits are performing and recording with jazz icons, Rick Braun, Peter White, David Foster, and arranging for Yanni's "Voices Tour". Craig teamed up with Gypsy Jazz Icon Neil Andersson to produce "Strings" a mainstay on Sirrus XM's Escape Channel.
KIM COLLINS - BASS
....nationally published vocal arranger, composer, player, singer and voiceover artist, Kim has spent his life in music both as a performer & educator from college level to elementary school. He is equally at
home in an all-instrumental ensemble and an a cappella vocal group. Thousands of aspiring musicians have been inspired by taking Kim's jazz classes. Recently, Kim added his driving bass to the new Boyz II Men album. He has sung in vocal groups along with Kenny Loggins, and played
bass in big bands with legendary drummer Ed Shaughnessy.
Craig Kim George Frank
...we often feature guest artists like singer Chanella.
GEORGE QUIRIN - GUITAR
....guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, collaborator, performer & teacher, George loves to travel and has performed around the world. He has played with Gilles Apap, Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins. A native of Santa Barbara, CA, his time is devoted to teaching, writing, movie scoring, recording, producing and also performing for concerts, festivals and
many private special events.
George is an accomplished Spanish style and flamenco guitarist, having recorded
solo albums, as well as being in-demand
for featured performances in Southern California and beyond.
FRANK PETRILLI - ACCORDION
....known for his impeccable phrasing and smooth, fluid style. Frank has performed jazz accordion in Italy several times, as well as a solo concert in Kyiv, Ukraine. Frank performed at the Django Sur Lennon festival in Ireland, with Paulus Shaefer, Mozes Rosenberg & Fapy Lapertin. In 2021, Frank performed at Djangofest Northwest, the biggest Gypsy Jazz festival in the U.S. celebrating their 25th year this past fall in the Pacific Northwest.
Frank is a protegé of the great Frank Morocco, probably the most recorded accordionist in the world.