On the Bass: 

Bill Chouinard has been in demand as a bassist in the Twin Cities for nearly four decades, performing frequently both live and in studio with many album credits for electric and upright bass. Among the national artists backed by Mr. Chouinard in live performances are Michael Johnson, Michael Bolton, Dave Samuels, Bobby Shew, Gene Bertoncini, Teddy Wilson, Steve Allen, Howard Levy, Marian McPartland, Sam Cooke, Donnie Osmond, Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire, Jordin Sparks, and Celine Dion.
Mr. Chouinard is Organist and Music Coordinator at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minnesota, a position held since 1988 where he presides over the IV/108 1927 Casavant/Schantz organ, a storied instrument which was installed in 2001 in a project that was initiated and guided by Chouinard. His accomplishments also include performing with the Minnesota Orchestra in both solo and ensemble roles as well as touring as soloist with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. He has recorded both organ and harpsichord for several choral compact discs, and his solo recording of the St. Andrew's organ, Bill Chouinard Premieres, is available on the Pro Organo label. As a collaborative organist, he is a frequent performer with regional instrumental and vocal ensembles, appearing in roles ranging from soloist to accompanist, and has recorded on two recent compact disc projects.  
On the Keyboards:

Pianist Ted Godbout has been building a reputation as a sympathetic accompanist for area vocalists as well as a creative composer and bandleader. He holds a B.A. in Music – Piano Performance from St. John’s University and an M.M. in Jazz Studies from the University of Oregon. A versatile and active musician, Godbout performs frequently as a jazz pianist and classical accompanist, as well as in funk, R&B, and rock bands. He has performed with such notable artists and groups as Ron Miles, Mark Colby, and the Harry James Orchestra. Currently on faculty at Chaska Music Studios and Augsburg College, Godbout leads his own trio and appears regularly with PaviElle French, Katia Cardenas, BDP, Nick Syman and the Bill Simenson Orchestra. Ted also serves as Director of Music at Shepherd of the Hill Presbyterian Church in Chaska, MN.

On the Drums:

 David Schmalenberger recently performed on drumset/percussion with the Minnesota Orchestra, Cantus, Connie Evingson, the Steeles, Garrison Keillor, the Childrens Theatre Company, and cabaret legend Marilyn Maye.  Schmalenberger also recently recorded with trumpeter Chuck Lazarus, the Laura Caviani trio with Chris Bates, vocalist Vicky Mountain, and the Bill Simenson Jazz Orchestra. He received his DMA in Percussion Performance and World Music from West Virginia University, Master of Music Degree in Orchestral Percussion from the University of Michigan, and Bachelors Degree in Jazz Studies from Capital University. David is currently an adjunct faculty member at Augsburg University and Anoka Ramsey Community College, and he endorses Paiste cymbals and Premier drums.

On the Saxophone

Rich Manik - is a freelance musician, arranger and recording artist living in the Twin Cities. He performs on all woodwinds and keyboard with many local and national artists in a variety of musical styles from symphonic to contemporary popular music. Some of the pop artists Rich has performed with include, The Temptations, The Four Tops and Kenny Rodgers. Additionally, Rich has had the opportunity to perform with some well-known jazz musicians such as Clark Terry, and Jack McDuff. Rich has extensive experience performing in and touring with productions of, The 1940’s Radio Hour and A Little Night Music and when possible, continues to tour with local and national artists. His continuing performance experiences include recording sessions for radio and television, pit orchestras and as a featured guest artist / clinician and conductor. Some recent performances include; 18th Annual So the World May Hear Gala with Grace VanderWaal, the Twin Cities Jazz Fest, Lower Town Funk and Blues Festival & Rainy Days and Mondays; A Tribute to the Music of The Carpenters.  Rich has been an adjunct instructor of music at a variety of colleges and universities and is currently an adjunct instructor at St. Cloud State University, The Institute for Production and Recording & Western Wyoming Community College. Rich has earned a B.M. in Jazz Performance from Duquesne University and a Master of Music Degree from Boston University.

On the Guitar

Chris Olson- go to Chris's website to learn more about this amazing guitarist.

On the Trumpet