The Twain Hardin Crutcher Band
From casinos, trade shows, fairs and festivals to opening for legends in music; from Three Dog Night, to Bachman Turner Overdrive and even Blue Oyster Cult, the Twain Hardin Crutcher Band can satisfy most any audience.
The Twain Hardin Crutcher Band is an experienced, full-service musical entity perfect for fairs, trade shows, casual and corporate work. We are capable of providing full PA as well as extensive visual effects (including lasers, strobes and fog).
the Twain Hardin Crutcher Band features: Dan Twain : Vocals & Guitar (as well as other stringed instruments). An early baby boomer, Dan was born in Oakland, CA. He played around the bay area in the late 60ís and 70ís. The bay area still has one of the west coastís premier broadcast markets and Dan saw his share of commercial radio spots during the 70ís. He moved to Vancouver, WA in 1975 and has been a local music force ever since.
In addition to vocals, Dan contributes guitar, bass and banjo to the group.
Some of the bands Dan has played with in the past include: Electric Twain, Big G and the Cheerios, Roaring Door, Django, East Country Outlaws, Country Velvet, Velvet Fever, The Touch & Dayo
Jim Hardin: Vocals & Drums (as well as other percussion instruments). Originally from New England, Jim spent fifteen years playing with the top groups of the area before relocating to Portland in 1992. Since then, he has played with the very best of Portlandís talent. From Tom Grant to Norman Sylvester to Billy Hagen, Jim has kept the groove going.
Jim is a talented vocalist as well as being the driving force behind The Twain Hardin Crutcher Bandís dance-inspiring sound.
Some of the bands Jim has played with in the past include: Crazy Train, The Tom Grant Band, Norman Sylvester, Billy Hagenís Trip, The Sinners Club, J. R. Simms
Jim Crutcher: Vocals & Bass (as well as other instruments). At age 8, while living in a log cabin in Alaska, Jim was exposed to an antique suitcase pump organ. He immediately took to playing it, figuring out melodies by ear. Since then, Jim has studied voice, taken up guitar, piano, bass and saxophone and played with some of the finest talent in the Pacific Northwest.
As well as contributing vocals to the band, Jim also plays bass, guitar and saxophone.
Some of the bands Jim has played with in the past include: Radio Flyer, The Critics, Sidekick, Double Shot, Blue Gin, The Redcoats, Billy Hagenís Trip, Theory Of Relativity, The Upsetters