Andrew Paolini is a drummer/multi-instrumentalist raised in the seacoast area of New Hampshire. Initially being trained on classical piano and guitar since the age of seven, he soon moved to the drum set which became his primary instrument. He started gigging regularly at age twelve, playing in multiple bands of various styles. When he was seventeen, he formed math-rock trio Comma with guitarist Greg Baldi and bassit Brent Glidden. This group went on to complete multiple tours of Northeast U.S. and Canada, and won a Spotlight Award for best jazz/electronic group. He now plays regularly in a Psychedelic Pop-Rock trio, called People Skills.
While being mostly self-taught on the drum set, Andrew Paolini has also studied with a multitude of drummers. Some of these include Adrian Tramontano of Kung Fu, Jim Rudolph of Tan Vampires, and the Multi-Grammy Award winner Mark Walker. He is now enrolled at Berklee College of Music, where he plans to major in Contemporary Writing and Production as well as Performance with a focus in Jazz.
Leo Son, the artist formerly know as "Aaron Yang", is a singer-songwriter and guitarist from the greater Boston area. Starting at the age of five, Leo was trained as a classical pianist for ten years, was trained classically in vocal technique from ten to eighteen, and has been writing songs and poems since the age of ten. He transitioned to primarily guitar at the age of twelve in the styles of Blues/R&B/Funk. He spent a year in Toronto at the age of eighteen studying classical guitar with composer/conductor Ta-King Lai of the Canadian Sinfonietta.
When he was nineteen he formed DC area based indie-rock trio Bridges with drummer Novian Haynes and bassist Jon Schwartz. With Bridges, Leo played DC's notable U Street Funk Parade and completed a successful informal Southeast tour. He has recorded with Grammy Award-winning producer Jake Viscous of DC's House Studio, who is recognized for his work on Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly".
Although being mostly self-taught, Leo has studied with a handful of guitarists, including David Fiuczynski of Screaming Headless Torso and Robin Stone, composer of "Adagio for String Orchestra and Oboe". Leo is currently studying Guitar Performance under the tutelage of Blues Powerhouse, Mike Williams, and Songwriting at Berklee College of Music.
Claire Davis is a bassist from Detroit, Michigan. While R&B/Pop/funk are her primary genres, she has played in a variety of different bands and projects throughout her musical career, from her all female heavy alternative rock group Blood and Wine to a her acoustic string trio String Bean Band. Claire has worked and recorded with multiplatinum producer Jeff Blue (Macy Gray, Linkin Park) in Los Angeles and Oumi Kapila of Filter. Claire has played notable venues such as Detroit's Mo Pop Festival, The Old Rock House (St. Louis), St. Andrew's Hall (Detroit), White Oak Music Hall (Houston, TX) and Carnegie Hall (NY) and Chicago's Lollapalooza.
While electric bass is her primary instrument, Claire also plays the upright bass, guitar, harp and sings. She is currently studying at Berklee College of Music, and currently plays bass for the country/folk band Havins, as well as Leo Son and the Q-Tip Bandits.
Aside from music, Claire has a passion for visual art, film, nature and all things creative, and hopes to infuse these passions with her love for music whenever possible.