Drummer Curt Moore, has over 100 recordings to his credit, and has performed and recorded with artists such as
Francisco Aguabella, Count Basie Orchestra, Chuck Berry, Ray Brown, Joyce Cooling, John Clayton, Richard Davis,
Ian Dogole, The Different Drums, Pete Escovedo, Bruce Forman, Lola Falana, Vic Firth, Mimi Fox, Jimmy Haslip,
Jimmy Heath, Jackie and Roy, Andy Narell, Patrick Palomo, Art Pepper, Bernadette Peters, Rufus Reid, Francois Rabbath,
San Jose Jazz Orchestra, Turtle Island String Quartet, Wild Mango, and The Zone.
He is currently on the teaching staff at the JazzSchool in Berkeley, California.
Curt appeared previously at Chez Hanny with "The Trio", with Denny Berthiaume and Chuck Bennnett.
Jon Eriksen, vibes/harmonica.
Jon has been performing and recording in the Bay Area for the past 25 years and his credits include:
Johnny Mathis, the Mills Brothers, Roger Williams, the Spinners, Liberace, the San Francisco Symphony,
the Jofferey Ballet, Lola Falana, Bobby Vinton, and Art Van Damme.
Jon is also a first-call studio harmonica player with commercial, movie and record dates too numerous to list.
Pianist and accordionist Rich Kuhns has been a part of the Bay Area music scene for more than twenty-five years.
His versatility has led to collaborations with Nelson Riddle,
touring with Harry Belafonte, recording with Richie Cole and accompanying impressionist Frank Gorshin and
Brazilian diva Elza Soares. Other musical associates include Claudia Villela & Ricardo Peixoto, Peter Barshay,
Harvey Wainapel, Joe Craven and Kitty Margolis.
His work has appeared in films, including "Henry and June" and the DVD release of "Ratatouille", and PBS programs
including American Masters.
He appeared previously at Chez Hanny with Trio Paradiso and Maria Marquez.
Bassist Rich Girard has played, toured and recorded with Mose Allison, Cleo Laine,
Gerry Mulligan, David Byrne, Mel Torme, Andy Narell, Stewart Copeland, John Sebastian, The San Francisco Pops Orchestra,
Nashville Symphony Orchestra, The Los Angeles Pops Orchestra, and The Philadelphia Pops Orchestra.
He has performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Montreaux Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, JVC Jazz Festival,
Finger Lakes Jazz Festival, Toronto Jazz Festival, San Francisco Jazz Festival, Carnegie Hall, and the Hollywood Bowl.
He appeared previously at Chez Hanny with Trio Paradiso and Left Turn No Signal.
Since her arrival in the S.F. Bay Area in 1980, percussionist Michaelle Goerlitz has been enjoying
and absorbing the musical richness found there.
She is a founding member of “Wild Mango”, an established world jazz ensemble. She has played,
recorded, and toured with numerous artists, including Adriana Moreno, Once, Patrick Palomo, Barbara Higbie
and the Blazing Redheads.
In 1990 she participated in the World Drum Festival in San Francisco as a featured
percussionist. Concentrating mainly on Latin & Brazilian percussion, she recently traveled to Cuba and Brazil
to further her studies