Bass: Ken Hustad has a B.A. in Music and Philosophy from St. Cloud University, Minnesota. He studied privately with Clifton Swanson, John Hornschuh and Buell Neidlinger. Ken is a teacher and studio musician at Cuesta College-San Luis Obispo and performs in classical, jazz and commercial groups. Along with being an integral part of the Royal Garden Swing Orchestra, he is a member of the San Luis Obispo Symphony, the Mozart Festival Orchestra and Tolosa Strings. Ken is a well-respected private bass instructor throughout San Luis Obispo County and has his own studio in Morro Bay.
Drums: Darrell Voss has played drums from the age of 3. After graduating from San Luis Obispo High School he pursued a career as a drummer and percussion instructor. He obtained an A.A. at Cuesta College in 1989 and a B.A. from Cal Poly -San Luis Obispo in 1994. He has studied with Jeff Hamilton and Steve Houghton and has taught percussion at Cuesta College since 2000. Darrell has performed with Vocology, Red Holloway, Matthew Van Doran, Scott Underwood, Henry Lee, Blue Latitude, Paul Rinzler Trio and is currently active in the Famous Jazz Artist Concert Series, San Luis Jazz Band, the Mozart Festival Orchestra, Royal Garden Swing Orchestra, as well as erforming under his own name.