Peat Rains is the founder of You Bred Raptors, and is a musician from early childhood. He is a lifetime member of the Music Under New York Program, and has contributed music to film, theatre, and tv. Peat is sponsored by no less than 10 music gear companies, and has collaborated with Conklin Guitars to develop a signature 8-string bass designed and produced to his custom specifications. He also has a line of custom strings; Epileptic Peat Raptor Fences, produced by Kurt Mangan Fusion Matched Strings.
Classically trained, Tara has performed with Yo Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, The Foo Fighters (at the Grammy Awards), Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Barry Manilow, The Transiberian Orchestra, Patrizia Buanne, Smokey Robinson, Diana Krall, and Randy Newman. She is a board member at the Violoncello society of New York, and has taught on faculty at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music in Park Slope, Queens College Preparatory in Flushing, Suzuki on the Island in Manhasset, and the JCC Thurnauer School of Music in Tenafly, NJ.
Danny Sher is one of New York City’s most sought after session musicians. As a master of jazz and rock drumming, his abilities are organic and pliable, making him the perfect beat maker for live and recorded music alike. Danny hopes to teach the next crop of great drummers through virtual lessons that he hosts online from his home in Brooklyn. Danny earned his B.A. in Jazz Performance at The New School in Manhattan, NY, and has Studied With jazz legends Carl Allen, Ari Hoenig, Ralph Peterson, and Michael Carvin. He has performed With: Myron Walden, Greg Tardy, Sana Nagano, Keyon Harrold, Logan Richardson, Peter Evans, John Escreet, Horse Torso, Bear Ceuse, and countless others.