This CD includes 'Cal's Pals' by Blair Helsing 'Delicate Creature' by Blair Helsing 'Place to Be' by Nick Drake 'Wave' by Antonio Carlos Jobim Echo Beach has performed throughout the Western U.S. since 1991. Live, we play jazz standards by Mingus, Miles, Shorter, Oliver Nelson, Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays, and more. The group's sound travels the distance between the Latin jazz period of Cal Tjader to the guitar-led sound of Wes Montgomery in various settings, to more modern shadings from funk, pop and our original compositions (one original, 'Delicate Creature' received a 'Radio Quality' award in the Billboard Songwriting Contest). Upcoming Live Shows in 2009: -------------------------------------------- . Cato's Ale House in Oakland on March 4 . Park Chalet in San Francisco on March 7 . Cafe Royale in San Francisco on March 8 . Cato's again on March 18 . Golden Gate Club in The Presidio San Francisco on March 28 More gig details are on our websites -- echobeachband.com and myspace.com/echobeachband. The Band: John LoGiudici - electric and nylon-string guitar Blair Helsing - vibraphone, marimbas, electronics, percussion Justin Hellman - electric and acoustic bass Brian 'El Bacalao' Andres - drumset, percussion The performers on this CD are Blair, Rob Harris, John and Steve Pompeo. Please visit us at echobeachband.com. We're working now on new material -- watch for news of our forthcoming CD in 2009. See you out at a concert! Enjoy our CD! - The Echo Beach Band last updated 2/28/09.