Jennifer Theuer Ruzicka/Alchymie
Jennifer has been performing and composing professionally for over 25 years. Classically trained with an eclectic background of R&B, funk, fusion, rock, jazz, pop, new age, and experimental. She performs internationally and has toured with artists such as Alexander O’Neal, former Paisley Park recording artist David “T.C.” Ellis, Mallia “The Queen of Funk” Franklin from Parliament-Funkadelic and Parlet , Czech artists such as Pavel Bobek, Karel Šůcha and the Czech alt-rock jazz group, Laura A Její Tygří (Laura and Her Tigers).
Lisa George is a true vocal alchemist singer songwriter, having performed in both the United States and Japan. She has opened for the Platters, Burned Spear, & Special EFX and appeared in New Orleans on the same stage as Fats Domino, Taylor Dane, and Ronnie Dove. Her soulful and unique voice is a crucial element in the creation of alchemical improv and her ability to take an audience along a soulful journey is unparalleled, mezmorizing, and authentic.
Warren & Gregory Van Kirk
Warren (guitar) and Gregory (bass) are two brothers who are known for their creative high energy virtuosity and out of the box performances all over southwest Florida. Founders of the innovative and all original well known group Strange Arrangement. Performing at southwest Florida high profile charity events or music festivals, the brothers Van Kirk will definitely marinate the rhythm section with reggae, fusion, or greasy funk and everything in-between.
Marsh Demott has performed in the MT. Washington Hotel Orchestra and has played for legends such as Tom Jones, Della Reese, Jerry Vale, Milton Berle, and Glenn Campbell. A former Maine-based band teacher and music educator he has worked with with Ricky Howard, Sarah Hadeka, Sky Jammer, and Forman Five & many other southwest Florida groups. Marsh has such an extensive creative background and experience he can take the listener from the back streets of Berlin's doom jazz to the highest funk Sly Stone groove all within the course of one evening.
Percussionist Steven Emerson has performed with The Blue Tones, The Black Cat Bone, Space Jam Band, Band of Misfits, Rock Solid Band just to name a few. He can also be found performing with artists such as David Johnson, AJ Mullans, Rickey Howard, Michale Balsucci, Diego Verney, Justin ross along with many other fantastic southwest Florida artists.
Grammy award winning drummer Gary Gregory has performed and recorded with gospel legends Dr. Charles Fold & the Charles Fold Singers and the Rev. James Cleveland. A rich and extensive background of recording, performing and touring with absolute pioneers and legends in the gospel genre.