Mike Benjamin – Vocals, Guitar
Born in Cambridge MA, Mike started his musical career as a young teenager playing for spare change in the streets of Harvard Square and in the subways of Boston.
Over the years mike has shred the stage and studio with such greats as Mark Cohn, Delbert Mclinton, Patty Labell, Will Lee, Vicky Sue Robinson, Paul Shaffer, Bo Diddly, James Taylor, The Dave Letterman Band, The Blues Brothers, Carly Simon, Sue Tadeschi and many others including a night at the Apollo as a back up singer for the band Korn (Thats Right Korn!).
Mike was a member of Boston Music Award winning Band, “Entrain.”
After his run with Entrain he began working on his self titled group “The Mike Benjamin Band”, and released two cd’s independently, Never Too Late and Backyard. Both can be found on itunes and cdbaby.com and can be heard on radio stations around the Northeast.
Tom Major – Drums
Tom has been playing drums since he was 5 years old. As the son of jazz drummer Bill Major, music was an integral part of his early childhood development.
For several decades and going strong, Tom has had a busy and fruitful musical career. He is the featured drummer on Bo Diddley’s 40th anniversary album, “A Man Amongst Men,” which also features Mark Knopfler, Keith Richards, Ron Wood, Richie Sambura, Johnny Johnson, and Johnny “Guitar” Watson. He has also worked with Carly Simon, including TV appearances on the “Today” show, “Good Morning, America,” and two prime-time specials. Other performance credits include gigs with Blood Sweat & Tears, Chuck Berry, Mick Taylor, and Papa Chubby. While in NYC, Tom founded Four Sticks, the very successful Monday night Led Zeppelin Band at the Rock ’n Roll Cafe, having a host of stars sitting in on drums, including Carmine Appace, Joe Franco, Van Ramain, and Matt Sorgun. He also founded White Collar Crime, the successful NYC R&B club band, whose regular members included Southside Johnny’s rhythm section, the David Letterman Band horn section, as well as members of the Max Weinberg Seven and the Blues Brothers.
Tom is the founding member of the band Entrain.
Jon Zeeman – Guitar
From the age of 8, Jon Zeeman has been obsessed with guitars, amplifiers, wah-wah pedals, power tubes, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones.
Jon began performing his own music in the mid 90′s working regularly at the “55″ Club and other downtown venues. He has toured, recorded and performed with such notables as Susan Tedeschi , Janis Ian, The Burns Sisters Band, Chris Spedding , and the Allman Brothers Band.
His first CD, “Still Life,” was released in Europe in 2003 to much acclaim and is now being followed by “Zeeland” in 2007 and the upcoming “Jupiter Sessions”.
Wes Nagy – Keyboards
From playing trumpet in the 113th Army Band to producing music for Prime time Television, Wes has traveled a varied musical path matched by few. From Berklee College in Boston, to classes at Julliard in NYC, and the Masters Program in Film Scoring at USC, Wes has a background that spans many genres.
Years of playing bars, then international tours with artists like Bo Didley, Mick Taylor from the Rolling stones, Gary U.S. Bonds, Del Shannon, Dale Bozzio, Trini Lopez, Lou Rawls, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Alex Taylor, etc and the list goes; have honed Wes’ chameleon-like music prowess to a fine degree. After 13 years of being based in NYC, Wes changed direction, moved to LA and was able to move up the ranks to produce music
for shows like , Drew Carey, Felicity, WestWing, Providence, American Dreams, Early Edition, Cupid, Sports Night, etc.
Wes has now retired to a quieter life style on Martha’s Vineyard and continues today with many musical projects that keep him busy writing music for independent films and projects, as well as performing live with the legendary “Grateful Dread”.