"Take This Hammer" Tony;
Harmony: Mike & Jimmie
Tony is retired from the Space Station Office at NASA-JSC, Clear Lake City and now lives in Cypress, Tx. He grew up in Denison, Tx, and is an Engineer Graduate of University of Texas. He plays a number of instruments and loves music. He is married to Nema and has a son, daughter, 2 grandsons and a granddaughter.
Shenandoah Waltz: Lead Jan Gaugle
Our wonderful Fiddle picker friend, Jan and husband Fred Gaugle have gotten itchy feet and ready to do a little traveling and see the world for a while.
We are very sad, but we do understand and pray for the best for them in their travels. Drive careful and keep in touch with us. We will miss you!
We love you.
From all here at BMKO.
HOORAY for those Marines, we really do appreciate
every one of you!! Especially our pal Al!
Al James (Banjo, Guitar and vocals) Al plays the banjo with great style. He is a retired pilot from Southwest Airline and formerly a jet fighter pilot in the Marines. He has two daughters and loves babysitting his four grandkids. He is married to Linda.
'The Crow', Al with Jan and Richard
'Carolina In The Pines' Mike, Jimmie, and AHBB
Jimmie Lehew (Bass/lead/harmony vocals) has played the piano most of her life. She started playing the bass a few years ago; she also plays a box full of harmonicas. She does a great job. Jimmie found her man in grade school and now she and Mike have a son, daughter and 4 wonderful grandchilren.
Mike Lehew (guitar, lead and harmony vocals) He has been with us from the beginning of our Monday Night Jam in Cypress (2006). He and Jimmie hail from Oklahoma. He is a retired Church of Christ pastor in Cypress area and loves the Lord, family, and friends.
Al, Jan Nema Tony, Jimmie & Bro. Mike
Almost Heaven Band
Tony Redding - Host, Band Leader, Mandolin, Stage
Nema Redding - Host, Sound Supv.
Al James - Banjo, Stage, Chairs
Jimmie Lehew - Bass, General Other
Mike Lehew - Guitar, Stage
(all are helpers in many ways)
Dan Daniel - Dobro, Stage, Chairs
Gary Aho - Sound
Linda James - Refreshments
Squirrel Hunter, Almost Heaven Band,