Alejandro Alumbreros, Dave Titus and Mark Paffrath
Born in Spain, Alejandro has performed as both a piano soloist and accompanist for singers and instrumentalists in Europe, the United States and South America. Currently, Alejandro is the Choir Director and Organist at First Presbyterian Church of Racine. He is also the Vocal Music Teacher/Choir Director at Wilmot Union High School. Alejandro received his Masters of Music
Dave has carried his virtuosity on the bass to a wide spectrum of musical genres. From blues bands to church choirs, he has been making music from West Virginia to the Midwest for over forty years. He has performed with the Corporate Downsizing Quartet for many years, performing on the stages of Thoughts For Food™, Music & More, Racine’s Party On the Pavement, the Cedarburg Cultural Center, the Milwaukee Ale House, and many others.
Award winning singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Mark Paffrath is one of southeast Wisconsin’s premier, enduring, and energetic talents. He is long known to please audiences galore with his endearing manner, self-deprecating humor, as well as with his excellent songwriting and song choices. He’s been performing as a solo act and in groups for more than 25 years. His thoughtfully chosen interpretations and well-crafted original music reflects his history and his aspirations — as much about how the world is, as the way he’d like to see it. Mark has won awards as “Best Folk Artist,” “Best String Player,” “Best Songwriter,” and “Best Male Vocalist” in polls. His 1999 CD “Rainbeat” was named best by Journal Times readers. In 2003, they named him “Best Musician.” He has played in groups like Paffrath & Dykhuis, Marvin & the Dogs, Moulin Rouge, Paffrath & Holly, Big Nick & The Cydecos, and as a trio with Jeff Ward and Zachary Scot Johnson. His CD, “I Like It When Everything’s O.K.” is representative of his live performances and contains many of his original compositions. His CDs are available at his wife’s store in downtown Racine, Funky Hannah’s, or at his website: www.markpaffrath.com