Aldo Perez aka Mr. Nobody - Guitar, vocals

Jenny Lee Mitchell aka Muffy Styler - Vocals, clarinet

Matt Kanelos aka Wang Catalano - Keys, Vocals

Glen Heroy aka Mr. Christmas - Vocals, spoons

Richard Philbin aka Ricardo Hurtz - Bass clarinet

Nick Parker aka Buddy Poor - drums

 
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Aldo Perez

Guitar, vocals

Guitarist, composer, singer, etc. Student of Jorge Morel, Tuck Andress, Julio Prol, Rick Stone et al. Former Groups and Projects include: Theater The, Renaldo The, Psycho the Clown. Influences: Bach, Paco, Frank, Bird, Trane, Dolphy, Wess, Judy, Lester many many many others. Photo by Jim Moore

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Glen Heroy aka Mr. Christmas

has performed as Santa Claus for over 35 years including 12 years at Macy’s SantaLand, commercials for Hess Trucks, and multiple appearances on Comedy Central, as well as writing and performing his one man Santa Claus show “I, Santa”. As a professional Clown, Glen has toured with the Big Apple Circus, was a clown in residence at The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp, ran the Clown Care program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and was heavily featured in the 6 hour Documentary “CIRCUS” on PBS. Glen is currently the official clown of Opera On Tap. Photo by Adrian Buckmaster

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Jenny Lee Mitchell aka Muffy Styler

is a vaudevillian, singer and musician who spent many years in Europe performing and touring in musical theater and operetta productions from Vienna to Helsinki. In New York Jenny has performed as a singer and musician in various theater productions, bands and with several clown projects. While in Europe Jenny trained with the clown David Shiner and started developing her own characters and cabaret acts.

Recently Jenny created 2 Weimar cabaret shows: Love und Greed which premiered at Pangea, and Weimar Girls, a female political Weimar burlesque/ cabaret which ran at The Slipper Room for 5 months. Jenny hosts/performs regularly at The Slipper Room as Muffy Styler. She studies voice with Barbara Maier Gustern and clarinet with Richard Philbin. Photo by Andrew Foster

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Matt Kanelos aka Wang Catalano

A widely sought-after collaborator in the New York City jazz, avant garde and rock worlds, pianist and songwriter Matt Kanelos draws equally from both his music conservatory background and his 20 years of experience in the folk and experimental music scenes of New York and Chicago. In recent years, he has performed and recorded with Carol Lipnik, Chris Moore, Pete Galub, Jenifer Jackson, Jon Lundbom, Richard McGraw, Andrew Smiley, Nick Podgurski, and Jason Liebman. Kanelos has produced and released five well-received albums as a bandleader. Recently he has branched out into video production, releasing his latest album VIOLENCE as a companion piece to the self-produced short film of the same title. Photo by Albie Mitchell

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Nick Parker aka Buddy Poor

Nick is the youngest of the Parker family dynasty of drummers. After attending Berklee School of Music in Boston, Nick settled in upstate New York. He worked as an assistant engineer for Albert Grossman at Bearsville Studios. During that time, Nick began touring and recording with many international artists including; Todd Rundgren, Black 47, Rick Derringer, Randy Van Warmer, Robbie Dupree, Orleans, Gary Windo, Artie Traum, and others. Later moving to Manhattan, he produced sound design for Off-Broadway theater, and engineered and/or produced music in his home studio, Kitchen Sync. Currently, he works as a composer and sound designer for a major video gaming company. Photo by Albie Mitchell

Richard Philbin aka Ricardo Hurtz

Richard is a freelance composer/performer/teacher based in New York who specializes in film composition, jazz performance, and woodwind performance. He is currently composing music for a new musical entitled Sherwood. Master of Music in Jazz Composition : Manhattan School of Music Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies : USC Thornton School of Music