Russell Ferrante - Keyboards
Bob Mintzer - Saxophone
Dane Alderson - Bass
William Kennedy - Drums
Originally starting out as the backing group for Robben Ford's 1977 album "The Inside Story", the band continued after accpeting a deal with Warner Brothers which culminated in their 1981 self-titled debut album. Having now released a further 20+ albums, Yellowjackets are one of the world's most popular and recognisable Jazz groups.
Ove the years there have been many collaborators and members of Yellowjackets such as Jimmy Haslip, Paulinho Da Costa, Ricky Lawson, Marc Russo, Kurt Elling, Brenda Russell, Jonathan Butler, Peter Erskine, Terri Lyne Carrington, Felix Pastorius, Bruce Hornsby, Randy Crawford, Bobby Caldwell, Alex Acuña, Ambrose Akinmusire and more.
Their latest album "Raising Our Voice" is out now and features guest vocalist Luciana Souza.