Convergence consists of John Gunther, tenor sax and flute, Greg Gisbert, trumpet, Eric Gunnison, piano, Mark Simon, bass and Paul Romaine on drums. Gunnison and Simon both worked extensively with Carmen McRae's trio. Greg Gisbert has been in the big bands of Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Phil Wilson, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Maria Schnieder and the Smithsonian Band. Paul Romaine was Woody Herman's drummer and has led and played with many groups in Colorado and across the nation. John Gunther, who wrote many of the tunes on "Hometown" also played with Woody Herman and has several recordings under his name on the CIMP label.