Dana NewmanVocals / Harmonica
Dana has been making up her own songs since before she could talk, and still entertains her entourage of brightly colored teddy bears with new material. They're tough critics. Photo courtesy of Brian Bystrek Photography
Bryan NewmanGuitar / Vocals
Involved in music since childhood, Bryan began playing the guitar at age 13. Originally from New York, he is one of the original members of One Trip Garden, founded 1993. During that time, Bryan lived and studied at an ashram, nurturing his passion for guitar, and writing original music.
Photo Credit: Brian Bystrek
Xavier is a Connecticut native and self-taught musician. He first experienced making music with fellow drum-circle percussionists. His instruments include congas, cajon, timbales, udu, darbukka, bata, ocean drum, dumbek, doundoun, tamora, cymbals, chimes, shakers and bells. He hopes his music allows others to join in his musical journeys.
Photo Credit: Heidi Washburn
Jeff CarterGuitar / Guitar Synths / Vocals
CT native, former Berklee initiate, Jeff has been in the CT music scene since the early 90s. His passions for outlawed alien music technology and diverse genres led him to blend electric guitar with a host of synthesized instruments - inspiring musical adventures in funk, rhythm and blues, EDM, progressive rock and improvisational mandala rock. He may not be human. Photo Credit: Caitlin Pytlik
Thought to be the product of a chocolate factory explosion, Robert Engengro, who is best known for his (fictitious) participation in the Salem Witch Trials, decided to play the drums, after mistaking Chicken Drumsticks for real drumsticks. Once the mistake was corrected, he dedicated countless hours to mastering the art of "Chicken Drumming".
Photo credit: Sandra Baulieu