Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
Members:Bobby Tomlinson (Leader/Drummer), Wayne Free (Lead Vocalist/Trombone), Stephen Pachuta (Trumpet), Jeff Grimes (Guitar), John Ray (Bass), Rick Sanders (Piano)
After 18 albums and numerous single releases, this group has become one of the most popular and active groups in Beach music.
The groups boast an average of 250 dates per year all ranging from Toronto to Florida to California and even Hawaii and South Korea.
Over the years they've opened for the Rolling Stones, done commercials for Budweiser, performed at the Olympics and President Clinton's inauguration ball to name a few great gigs. They’ve been named North Carolina's Official Musical Ambassadors, and inducted into the South Carolina Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame.
Their most recent album, “The Show Must Go On” was released in early 2008 and was produced by Charles Wallert (George Benson, The Main Ingredient, Dionne Warwick, etc.) with compositions by Wallert, ("Brenda") and multi-Grammy nominee Jimmy George ("I'll Always Love You", "Just To See Her") and the Steals Brothers ("Could It Be I'm Falling In Love"), among others.