Garret Savluk, Trumpet
Garret Savluk - Trumpet - Vocals / Boston Horns
Based out of the Boston area, Garret gained recognition around town with the Heavy Metal Horns; the 1990’s Funk - Horn band and Horn section. During the 1990's, Heavy Metal Horns did multiple tours of the United States and Garret toured across the North-East with legendary Horn / Soul band, Tower of Power. HMH also gained international recognition performing on Extreme’s “Stop the World” world tour in 1993 in which garret was a featured performer on a 'rap' with Gary Cherone
Currently, Garret is the Leader of the 7-piece funk jazz group The Boston Horns. Boston Horns have been performing all over the Northeast and beyond since 2000.
Garret has penned many songs and arrangements and has done some horns section arranging / recording work with Grammy award winning artist, Shawn Mullins ("Beneath the velvet sun”) among many others.
Lastly, Garret also does plenty of freelance work in the area when not playing with Boston Horns ; Corporate, club dates, recording / recording for artists overseas via the internet. He also continues to private teach Trumpet / Brass / Jazz students in public and private School systems in the area.
Performed, Recorded or Toured with-
Tower of Power, Paquito D’Riviera, Extreme, Heavy Metal Horns, Boston Horns, Alan Dawson, Adam Nussbaum, Frank Wilkins, Ricky Ford, Dave Holland, Steve lacy, Johnny A., Shawn Mullins, Susan Tedeschi,Rita Moreno and many more…..
Jeff Buckridge, Guitar
Over the years Buckridge has been involved with several projects outside of the Horns, including gigs as a sideman with KD Bell, Erinn Brown, Jesse Ciamataro, Vykki Vox, Ken Clark, Headshaft, and others. He can also regularly be seen jamming on the North Shore with various BoHo side projects.
His guitar style combines rhythm influences, like old school James Brown and New Orleans syncopation ala Leo Nocentelli, and lead guitar influences ranging from Kenny Burrell to Jimi Hendrix.
In addition to his guitar playing, Buckridge is a music educator, having earned his Masters Degree in Music Education, and teaches in the town of Andover, MA, where he is the director of the Andover Public School Jazz Band program.
Squantch has toured North America and Europe with a variety of bands, including the widely acclaimed jam band Topaz, acid jazz gurus The Groove Collective, and the innovative ska ensemble David Hillyard and the Rocksteady VII. His music was featured on HBO's Sex and the City and The Sopranos, the film Beavis and Butthead Do America, MTVs I'll Bet You Will and in numerous commercials. Tracks recorded for Roger Sanchez, Tortured Soul and Better Daze have become staples in dance clubs around the world.
Discography - Squantch
Peter MacLean, Drums
Ed Spargo, Bass
Jeremy Parker, Keys
Jeremy has his roots in the Boston blues scene from years of gigging with artists like Ricky "King" Russell, the leader of the house band at the original House of Blues. Jeremy has also played with the Royal Family, the Dwight Ritcher Band, Two Ton Shoe, and M.O. Joe. Nowadays, he's active in his organ trio, Organ In Orbit, and Steve Giannaros' new quartet, Organism, as well as Headshaft and the Boston Horns. And when he's not working as an electrical engineer, Jeremy likes to relax by designing and building his own gear, such as his custom Hammond A-100, high-power leslie, and subwoofer.