Terry Anderson is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist from the Triangle who has written hits for such bands as the Georgia Satellites (“Battleship Chains”) and Dan Baird (“I Love You Period”).
Notable bands: The Fabulous Knobs, The Woods, The Yayhoos, The Olympic Ass-Kickin’ Team.
The Fabulous Knobs: Hugs and Kisses.
The Yayhoos: Put The Hammer Down.
The Olympic Ass-Kickin’ Team: Terry Anderson and the Olympic
Solo: What Else Can Go Right, Jimmy’s Arcade.
Māya Beth Atkins is a singer and songwriter from Charlotte, N.C.
She has recorded one album. She now lives and performs in Asheville.
Select discography: Whatever You Are.
Marlene Ballena, a native of Peru, began playing cello at age 7 and served as a member of the Peruvian National Symphony. She has studied at the University of Louisville and the Cleveland Institute of Music and has accepted prestigious residencies at Kent State University and Carnegie Melon University. She has been a member of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra since 2014.
Jane Hart Brendle is a member of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra where she has been in the first-violin section since 1995. She is also the violinist and arranger for Carolina Strings, a chamber group that performs in the Charlotte area. She holds a Master of Music degree in applied violin performance from UNC-Greensboro.
She also plays classical mandolin. She lives in Charlotte, N.C. She is married to jazz bassist Ron Brendle.
Ed Bumgardner is a veteran bassist from Winston-Salem, N.C. He spent 25 years as music writer for the Winston-Salem Journal,
winning national and state awards for critical excellence.
Notable bands: Fast Annie, MGB, The Allisons, Luxuriant Sedans.
Luxuriant Sedans: Born Certified, Fourth Gear.
Credit: Alex Forsyth Photography
Over the past 40 years, Larry Carman has earned a reputation as a commanding drummer of far-reaching skill and invention, whether playing funk, rock, blues, or jazz. He lives in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Notable bands: Matt Kendrick, Andrea Templon, Luxuriant Sedans.
Luxuriant Sedans: Fourth Gear.
Andrea Templon: Dragonflies On Wings.