Ricky Nye is a world renowned blues, boogie woogie, and New Orleans-style piano player. The Boogie Woogie Hall of Fame member has won basically every music award possible in his native Cincinnati. He's done several tours of Europe,and played with some of the best in the business
Nick Lloyd doesn't just play an upright bass, he slaps, spins, and drums on the big box, making himself an impressive one-man rhythm section. In addition to playing the bass, Lloyd is also an accomplished bass maker, creating instruments known for their consistent fine tone and liquid playability.
Rob Lumbard is a well-known, Iowa-based, fingerstyle blues guitarist. A member of the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame, he learned his trade sitting in with players like Luther Allison, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGee in the bars along Forest Avenue in his hometown of Des Moines.
The trio's album, Blues In A Bottle, under Lumbard's name, won the 2016 International Blues Foundation's award for best self-produced CD.
During their live shows, Rob and Ricky trade songs and vocal duties, picking from a repertoire of pre-war Chicago blues, Boogie Woogie, and originals.