Keyboardist Toby Couture was born in northern New York to a music family. His father was a folk musician and his mother played classical music. Toby attended the Conservatory of Music SUNY Purchase College, studying jazz piano, classical guitar, percussion and French language, graduating cum laude. After traveling Europe to practice French and German, Toby worked for years as a freelance musician, bandleader and composer, and also released the album “As You See” with German guitarist Daniel Friederich. Since moving to Maui over ten years ago, he has worked with many local musicians on Maui including Willie Nelson, Marty Dread, Guerilla Jazz, and his own projects. He has composed several suites of neo-classical music for local dance company Adaptations Dance Theater, as well as producing and recording work other local artists.
Ashton Yarbrough has been playing bass for 11 years. He started as a classical bassist in an orchestra but has played all kinds of music including jazz, musical theater, gospel, funk, rock and mariachi. He also works as a piano teacher and accompanist.
Guitarist Steve Boynton has shared the stage with such luminaries as jazz organ great Brother Jack McDuff, Janice Seigel from the Manhattan Transfer, and guitar legend Robben Ford. He has been a featured soloist performing classical guitar concertos with orchestras and has played on countless recording sessions.
Joe Cano is known for his repertoire of musical styles and ethnic fusion: he moves seamlessly between a wide variety of genres including jazz, reggae, classical, salsa, blue grass, Flamenco, soul, polka, and more. A talented guitarist, Joe has written more than 300 songs, produced, and toured the world. Rounding out the trio are keyboardist George Tavy and drummer Larry Fitzpatrick.
New York native Louise Lambert is a vocalist, pianist and bandleader with a broad range of musical styles including smooth jazz, swing, and soul. A multidimensional performer, she is also a lyricist and composer and has written songs for The Pointer Sisters and The Spinners and co-wrote a song with Alanis Morissette. She has sung with Robert Goulet, Roberta Flack and many more and has done extensive work as a studio vocalist and commercial voice overs.