Mark Brugler - was Technical Director for the School of Music at the University of Arizona. As a composer he was commissioned by Tucson Parks and Recreation in 2008 and 2010 to compose original music for productions of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Much Ado About Nothing. Currently playing bass guitar in the DeGrazia Spanish Guitar Band and High Desert Band, he also plays cello, drums, guitar, organ and piano. Mark has also appeared in several movies and TV shows filmed in Tucson.
Larry Lashbrook is the old man of the group. Larry has been playing music for over 50 years and has vowed to continue until he gets it right. Since retiring in 2007 he has devoted most of his time to entertaining all types of audiences. His musical influences include the Kingston Trio, Tom Petty and Willie Nelson (we won't mention Lawrence Welk and Guy Lombardo).
bass for several Tucson bands including, Chuck Maltsby, Frank Manhart, Kevin Pakulis and Jadi Norris Band. John also plays Southern Rock Tour with musicians, Mike Estes (Lynard Skynard), Jay Johnson (Blackfoot) and Jose' Rossy (Patti LaBelle).
John June - A full time musician. John grew up in Southern California where he studied Bass under Jan Moorehead. He played the LA music scene through the 70's and early 80's while also working as the assistant engineer at Hit City West in N. Hollywood. Moving to Tucson in 1983 to work with longtime friend, Dan Bunnell (the Deacon). John has played
Don Hughes - is the taller guy, plays acoustic guitars, harmonics and is the lead singer of the group. He received his first guitar at age 10 along with a year of lessons (which he hopes to soon complete). Growing up in the 50's, 60s and 70's he was exposed to an evolution of new types of music from rock-n-roll, folk and country. He feels he was influenced by Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, the Eagles, Cat Stevens, Marty Robbins, Elvis and well the list goes on.