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Leora Claff (vocals/dance calling) was a well known figure in the Australian folk scene in the 70's. A member of the popular folk band THE LARRIKINS as well as a solo performer Leora performed from the Sydney Opera House to the Adelaide Festival. Her solo work included gigs at the Hakoah Club in Sydney performing Hebrew songs. After a long break to raise a family, Leora resumed her career singing jazz as well as playing Irish fiddle.



Craig Learmont (drums/bass) has played and sung in bands for longer than he cares to remember. He played with THE LAYABOUTS for 4 years alongside great players like Jim Conway, then in the States, played with bands that included the legendary John Marx from the BLUES BREAKERS. Back in Oz he led and recorded with his own line up LAST CHANCE CAFE whose notoriety led to a listing in the Australian Encyclopedia of Music.



Pietro Fine (clarinet/sax/piano) is well known as a composer, teacher and performer. Having begun his musical life in the Great Synagogue junior choir with his mother as conductor, he's worked extensively in jazz and other contemporary forms. A founder member of eclectic band KEYS, other bands have included LAYABOUTS (Sydney), WHOLLY CATS (Byron) and ANAHATA (Brisbane).



Mark (Boog) Bromley (guitar/bass) is a renowned bass player, guitarist and composer who first established his reputation in Armidale while a student at UNE. With musical achievements too many to list he has recently been working on a multi media and movement project HANDS with the Australia Council funded IGNEOUS team, as well as playing and teaching jazz, world and classical music.



Bruce McNicol (accordion/vocals) is renowned in the Australian folk scene as a singer/songwriter/keyboardist/guitarist, starting in Melbourne in the late '60s as jug band musician. Bruce has worked for many years as accompanist to MARGRET ROADKNIGHT, directs and writes much of the material for GREGARIOUS CHANCE choir and can be heard on CD with both.