Saxophone + Vocals
Zak Hampton is a tenor saxophonist and music teacher who lives with his partner, dogs and cats, in Poultney Vermont. Zak’s been playing the saxophone for over 25 years and has been teaching for 10 years. He received his Masters Degree from Castleton University. Zak is passionate about the outdoors and loves sailing when not playing music. He has performed all over New England with incredible musicians from across the region at some of the area’s finest venues.
Bass + Vocals
Joe Plotts is a bass player, audio engineer, and lighting designer based in central Vermont. Joe has been involved in hundreds of performances, filling a variety of roles including: musician, technician, stagehand, projectionist, lighting designer, sound designer, and technical director. He has enjoyed the opportunity to work closely with legends like Peter Yarrow, Abigail Washburn, and Adam Guettel, to name a few.
Percussion + Vocals
Brian DeAngleo is an active and adventurous educator, composer, and percussionist who resides in Bennington, VT. Moulding Brian's foundation are his studies at Goddard College's MFA-IA program, the New School's BFA program in Jazz/Contemporary Music, ethnic studies in Senegal and Ghana, and the exploration of nonanthropogenic subcultural sounds. This path has led to privileged collaborations with talented musicians including Reggie Workman, Ahmed Abdullah, Charli Persip, Jon Fishman, Brian Marsella, John Lee, Tim Keiper, Junior Mance, Mike Kammers, George Garzone, Abdou M'Boup, Raymond Sylla, M'Baye Rama Djiange, Assane Sy, Alisanne Sarr, Mohammed Djiabe, Saakumu, Ravi Padmanaba, The Mustn'ts, Ramforinkus, Dali's Ghost and many more.