Saxophonist, Shelley Carrol hails from a family of gospel singers and musicians in Houston, Texas. He attended the University of North Texas. He recorded two critically acclaimed CDs in 1990-91. During the same period, Mr. Carrol was invited to join the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Shelley has toured the U.S and over 30 foreign countries. He has recorded and or performed with Sheryl Crow, Maureen McGovern, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson, and Joe Williams.
Robin Hackett is a singer, songwriter, performer & author.
She brings years of experience to the table.
She seasoned her career performing, writing, and recording original material
while living in New York. She performed in the world famous JVC Jazz Festival and won a top ten finalist spot in Sarah Maclachlan's Lilith Fair Tour. Her song Hard Left appeared in the CBS Hit Comedy, How I Met Your Mother. Ms. Hackett was a top ten songwriting finalist for Texas' Wildflower Festival.
Eric Willis is from Houma, Louisiana and brings a great deal of southern flavor to his music. He studied Jazz Performance at Southern University and served as Percussion Section Chief in the 77th U.S. Army Band.
He has worked with a host of prominent artists such as Tom Braxton, Wayman Tisdale, Kirk Whalum, Melba Moore, Angela Bofill and many others.
His personal shows include modern renderings of Jazz standards and cover tunes. These presentations are very captivating.