March 6th, 2020 7pm Stage 1
Philip Hoffman is the principal songwriter, vocalist and rhythm guitarist. Joining Philip is Flip Scipio on guitar, Mark Dzuiba on bass, and Trina Hamlin on percussion, harmonica, keyboards and vocals.
Flip Scipio a Dutch born guitarist and MV denizen, builds and repairs guitars for a name drop list of high-profile musicians. http://flipscipio.com/
He is the subject of the 2007 documentary Talking Guitars. A closet virtuoso for years – Flip’s wizardry has been unleashed as the lead guitarist for AC.
Bass player Mark Dziuba has been a guitarist, improviser and composer for most of his life. He has performed with a who’s who of Jazz, Blues, Rock and Bluegrass musicians internationally and has taught and performed at workshops for almost 40 years. “…An endless font of lyricism and creativity” , Mark is a tenured professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz where he directs the Jazz Studies program. He is a published author and has been a featured soloist on numerous recordings.
On percussion, harmonica and vocals is Trina Hamlin. Originally from Golden Valley, MN, Trina has made her way around the globe from NYC to Kathmandu and beyond playing music. She started her journey at the Minnesota State Fair and worked her way up to the Newport Folk Festival playing blues infused guitar, harmonica, piano and singing. Along the way she decided it was even more fun to play music with others and found a way to become a rhythm section. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trina_Hamlin