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Members

Due to its origin as a public music class, the Hump Night Thumpers is a large and ever-changing group. These are some of the folks you're likely to meet at a gig.


Arlo Leach

a.k.a. Holstein Slim
guitar, jug


Susan Babyk

a.k.a. Sue Kazoo
guitar, kazoo


Ellen Shriver

a.k.a. Josie Bones
kazoo, banjolele


Neil Donovan

a.k.a. Breeze Knees
guitar, mandolin

Sallie Gaines

a.k.a. Princess Jugs
jug, kazoo

Herb Veith 

a.k.a. Professor Knockers
spoons

Fran Landt

a.k.a. Coffee Cup
kazoo, washboard

Skip Landt

a.k.a. Luke Love Dog
harmonica, mandolin

Jacob Fishman

a.k.a. Gizmo
washboard

Petrie Fishman

a.k.a. Coconuts
washtub bass

David Moshe

a.k.a. King David
harmonica

Jaime Belmares

a.k.a. Doctor Jota
guitar, dobro

Peter Seifert

a.k.a. The Milkman
jug, kazoo, whistle
(not pictured)
Laura Murphy

a.k.a. Red Hot Mama
mandolin, jug

Past Members


Andy Carlson

a.k.a. The Spitz-Carlton
jug, guitar, washboard

Bill Coon

a.k.a. Sweet Willie
fiddle, harmonica


Heather Steingruebl

a.k.a. Eau de Rodent
jug, harmonica


Jim Shinkle

a.k.a. Possum
mandolin, nose flute


Mark Wagner

a.k.a. Uncle Harry Assface
jug, washtub bass


Jerri Wagner

a.k.a. Rag Mama
jug, washboard

Marc Greenstein

a.k.a. Lends Himself
guitar, harmonica

Heidi Nordbrock

ukulele, washboard
(not pictured)
Bill Nordbrock

jug, kazoo
(not pictured)
Carol Nordbrock

bass, kazoo


Rob Reid

a.k.a. Millenium Man
kitchenware, guitar


Neal Gadlin

a.k.a. The Other Neal
banjo, kazoo


Jenny Runde

spoons, Fanta bottle


Melinda Ginsberg

washtub bass, spoons

(not pictured)
Keri Rainsberger

washtub bass, spoons

(not pictured)
Tanya Lee

mandolin


Steve Keefe

a.k.a. C. W. Possum
ukulele, washboard, spoons


Scott Neale

a.k.a. Pork Chop
washtub bass, nose flute

Polly Parnell

a.k.a. Jailbyrd
guitar, kazoo


Mark Richardson 
a.k.a. Mr. Positive
banjo

Honorary Members


Sally Giles
logo designer


Beth Wodnick
photographer

 

Band trivia

Members of the band are not allowed to choose their own nicknames.

Random blues lyric

I took off my socks
I took off my shoes
I danced all night to the jug band blues

-- Jug Band Music


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