The Cooper Hawks
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Bruce Wintervold - vibes
Bruce Wintervold has been a lifelong Drummer/Vibraphone player in the Twin Cities area. He is currently playing Vibraphone with the Cooper Hawks as well as several other local Bands and is playing Drums/Percussion with Classico Brazil
Bill Bergmann - guitar
Bill has been a part of the twin cities musical scene for 25 years. Since completing an associate degree in Guitar Performance at Berklee College of Music, Bill has performed, toured and recorded in a variety of genres ranging from Afropop to straight ahead Jazz and Classical. Some of the Artists of employ being: Billy Mclaughlin, Shangoya, Fred Wesley, Yawo, Shalita, Cyril Paul, Leslie Ball, Motion Poets, Neighborhood trio. He has also worked at several Twin Cities theatre companies including The Guthrie Theatre, Theatre Latte Da, Childrens Theatre, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, Mixed Blood Theatre and Town Square Theatre
Bill Grenke - bass
Bill Grenke is a bass player who has been active in the local music scene for over forty years. He hasplayed with Rio Nido, Curtis A., Salsa Blanca, Parisota Hot Club, The Wolverines Big Band, The Klondike Kates, and many more. He lives in Saint Paul with his wife and five children and is a life member of Local 30-73 AMF.
Jeff Garetz - drums.
Jeff Garetz was a hand percussionist for many years on the Twin Cities music scene, performing with Doug Maynard, Salsa Blanca and Willie and the Bees. As he nears retirement from his day job, he's been pursuing his stick skills as a drummer, performing with Quick Grits (folk/rock) and The Cooper Hawks (jazz).
THE SKRUFFIANS PLAY AN INFECTIOUS MIX OF SKA, REGGAE, SOUL AND JAZZ INSPIRED BY THE SKATALITES AND OTHER JAMAICAN ARTISTS OF THE 60'S AND 70'S. THEY CAN BE FOUND AT THE BLACK DOG ON THE 4TH THURSDAY OF MOST EVERY MONTH.