|Lynn Stover served with the Peace Corps
in Tunisia, where he fell in love with the people and the
culture. He learned to sing in Arabic and play the
darbouka, a ceramic drum which is prominant in North
African and Middle Eastern music.
|Dave Moyar, long fascinated by African-American
music and culture, played electric bass in R&B and
|His interest in
the roots of this music exposed him to African artists
|Together, they joined with Julian
Aguirre, a guitarist raised in Montevideo. He grew up
with the rhythms of South America and the influence of
electric guitar heroes like Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa.
|They performed as a trio until Jeff
Coleman joined on second guitar and accordion, sometime
around 1993 or 4.
|He has played
punk, bluegrass, and almost everything between.
|The rhythm section has since been
augmented by Jeph Rebert. His Latin percussion (congas,
timbales) and improvisation on a variety of hand
percussion greatly increased the rhythmic range of the
performs regularly at festivals, colleges, coffee houses and
bookstores. Some notable appearances:
The Bethlehem Music Fest '97
Celebration of Cultures Street Fair Lancaster PA '94-'00
Penn State Capitol Campus '98
Gettysburg College '96
Countdown '95-'96 Lancaster PA
The Wire New Cumberland PA '94 through '97
Borders' Books, Lancaster PA- York PA- Towsen MD
10,000 Villages, Ephrata PA- Fells Point MD- Bryn Mawr PA
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