Andre Berry/Bass: Bass playin', thumpin' extraordinaire!!; LP on A&M Records, "Total Eclipse" and toured with his group of the same title in 1992; Co-author with Jennifer Batten, "Secret Love" on her LP "Above, Below & Beyond"; Toured with the Bus Boys; Session work with T.L.C., Tribe Called Quest, Tracey Spencer, Al Wilson, Morris Day; Currently working on first solo LP.



Harold Allen, Jr./Drums: Bachelor of Music Degree - Loyola University, New Orleans, LA - 1982 graduate; Played drums in and around New Orleans with the James Rivers Movement, and Percy Sledge; Relocated to Los Angeles playing with numerous groups including Ivan Neville and The Room, Leo Nocentelli, and Harmonica Fats; Co-author on track from Irene Cara's "Carasmatic" LP, "Be Your Number One", produced by George Johnson; Co-author of "Major Rhythym" theme song for WNOV radio - Milwaukee, WI.



Gip E. Noble, Jr./Keyboards: Worked with numerous artists including Gladys Knight and the Pips, Barry White, Patti Austin, and Tina Marie; Co-author on Teddy Pendergrass' hit, "Love TKO", which is sampled by many rap artists; Co-author of "Giving You All of My Love" on the Brothers Johnson LP, "Blast" with George Johnson. Original keyboard player for the Brothers Johnson Band since 1977.



Steve Robbins/Keyboards: Out of New York City, toured with various artists including Ashford & Simpson, Robert Palmer, and Phyllis Hyman; Toured extensively with Irene Cara as Musical Director; Recording engineer extraordinaire/producer on solo jazz LP, "Emerald Dance" - 1990; Currently working on second solo LP.



Augie Johnson/Vocals: Original member and founder of the recording group "Side Effect"; Producer with Doghouse Productions; Original background vocals on all Brothers Johnson LP's since 1976.

Gregory Matta/Vocals: Original member of recording group, "Side Effect"; Background vocals for various artists including the Jackson 5, Barbara Streisand, Johnny Mathis, and the Brothers Johnson.



Noriko Miyamoto (Mimi)/Vocals: Native of Japan; Well-known recording artist in Japan; Toured Japan with Larry Graham/Graham Central Station and George Johnson in 1992; Last solo LP included two tracks produced and written by George Johnson and Larry Graham; Currently working on solo LP.



Bobby Burns/Trumpet: Toured with Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, David Sanborn, Al Jarreau, Suzanne Sommers, Robert Guillaume, En Vogue, and Diana Ross; Television commercial and film work for Frito Lay, "Batman II", "Mambo King", and "Naked Gun"; Session work with Dr. Dre, Snoop Doggie Dog, and Ice-T.



Donn E. Bynum/Saxaphone: Toured with the Commodores, Bootsy's New Rubber Band; TV appearances on Entertainment Tonight, Studio 54 - New York, the Midem Music Festival, San Remo Music Festival, Motown 25, and various television appearances in Germany and Holland; "Bootsie's New Rubber Band Live in Tokyo" CD; BA in Music Education - Central State University - 1982.


Lewis Halfbreed-Morris/Tour Manager

Chris Walden/Stage Manager

Allen DuRant, Jr./Sound Engineer

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