- Mike ScomaGuitarA financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments, grew up and lived in the Mid Cities area all his life. He Graduated from Trinity High in Euless, TX in 1984 and has a BBA from The University of North Texas. Michael developed his love for music at a very early age. He enjoyed listening to all the great big bands on his parent’s jukebox and watching his parent’s ball room dance. He loves all music but his most influential bands were Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw. Michael studied classical and Jazz guitar at Tarrant County Junior college and continued studying violin at UNT.
- Gary StrotherTenor SaxGary began playing music at an early age, becoming proficient at both piano and tenor sax. While attending the University Of Texas At Arlingtion he played in the highly regarded UTA Jazz Orchestra. Over the past several years he has played locally with the NRHBC Instrumental Ensemble, NRHBC Jazz Combo, Las Colinas Jazz Band, Rusty Hall Band, Strother Jazz Trio, Arlington Community Band, Panther Jazz, The Jazz Monsters, and Just Jazz.
- Pat StanfieldBassPatrick is a native of Fort Worth and has been playing guitar since he was 9 years old. Influenced by the music of the 60’s, Patrick played in folk and rock groups in junior high and high school for parties and school dances. After high school he toured Army bases in Germany with a Fort Worth band. Entering college in 1975, Patrick enrolled in music courses and majored in Music with a concentration in classical guitar. His interest in jazz also led him to study jazz guitar and electric bass. At the University of Texas at Arlington, he played in the guitar ensemble and the UTA Jazz Orchestra. Patrick has been associated with Just Jazz since 2014 and loves the music of classic jazz. He continues to play electric bass with Just Jazz and also performs as a solo classical guitarist.
- Ron LatimerTrumpet/TromboneRon has been playing trumpet and flugelhorn for 50 years. Although he enjoys playing many styles of music, jazz is his passion. He began playing jazz in middle school and played in several big bands and jazz combos throughout high school in Temple, Texas, at Eastfield College in Dallas, Texas, and Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Ron studied trumpet under John Bauser, Bert Truax, and Dr. Max Morely. Over the past several years he has played locally with the NRHBC Instrumental Ensemble, NRHBC Jazz Combo, Las Colinas Jazz Band, Rusty Hall Band, Strother Jazz Trio, Arlington Community Band, and Just Jazz. He also fills in as a worship leader at Lawson Road Baptist Church from time to time.