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Bandleader, bass player, vocal and music arranger, Aston "Robot" Ellis, comes from a family that has been a part of the Jamaican entertainment industry for over 60 years. His uncle, Alson Ellis, is a pioneer of the rock steady era, who was honored by the Jamaican government with the "Order of Distinction," and his Aunt Hortense Ellis was the first Jamaican woman ever to record a song. Aston has performed for over 25 years throughout the United States, Jamaica, Asian and England. Aston also plays the steel pan which was recently added to give the band the extra calypso and soca flavor.

David Oliver is a keyboardist/composer from the Catskil Mountain region of New York. Aside from a seventeen year tenure with Jamaican master drummer Winston Grennan and the Ska-Rocks Band, David has performed with the following reggae and jazz musicians: Karl Berger, Dan Brubeck, The Clarendonians, Pat Kelly, Paul McCandless, Tommy McCook and the Ska-Jaz Band, Toots and the Maytals, Lynn Taitte, and Vic Taylor.

 

Mike DeMarco, drummer/percussionist, has played/recorded with various bands and musicians from Jazz to West African pop music, including Himalaya, John Hilton, Cary DeNigris, Tropical Beat Steel Band, Caribbean Breeze Steel Band, Peg Delaney, Sonny and Perley, Mark Djuba, Supa Kumba and many more. He has  studied with percussion luminaries such as Marvin "Smitty" Smith and Mike Clark. His playing recreates and blends rhythmic disciplines from disparate musical cultures with both exacting authenticity and powerful creativity.