Hometown: Baltimore

Current members: Ray Jozwiak, piano.

Founded in: September 2003

Style: Jazz/funk

Influenced by: Vince Guaraldi; Frank Zappa; Tony Bennett.

Notable: Jozwiak writes his own music. He has two records out -- the most recent one is called Um, Um, Good!

Quotable: Jozwiak on his style: "I write and I play as though there is a whole band. I tend to play that way. I can be kind of crazy with improvisation, or I can please all the 80-year-olds in the place."

For more information about Jozwiak, visit www.rayjozwiak.com.

-- Annie Linskey