Band Member Bios

Dennis Elmer (Drums and Percussion)

Dennis Elmer has been playing drums and vibes professionally for thirty-five years. Other current musical activities include the groups Big Yellow Taxi, the Reverb Brothers and Church musician. BA in music performance from Marylhurst College

Matthew Rotchford (Bassist - Electric and Acoustic Basses, Vocals)

Matthew Rotchford has been playing professionally for thirty years.  At home on both the electric bass and acoustic basses, Matthew has performed with a variety of artists and has recorded numerous albums with St. James's Gate, Hank Cramer, Jeremy Wilson, Bahttsi and many others.  He currently performs a variety of styles with StJG, Bahttsi, the New Deluxe Jazz Ensemble and Jameson Wandling.  Matthew received his BA in Music from Eastern Washington University.  His detailed bio can be found here on his website


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