Jeff Otto (vocals, bass, guitar, ukulele), Bob Stirner (vocals, guitar, bass), Bud Burroughs (mandolin, bouzouki, button accordion, Hammond organ) and Tim Kelly (drums, percussion) have been part of the Philadelphia performing music scene for the past 20 years, sharing bandstands - sometimes bands - and falling in and out of studio sessions with each other. Steel duties are shared by Dr Steel Chip Desnoyers and Tom Hampton.
The sessions for "Boris Garcia's Family Reunion" quickly moved from a demo reel to a CD and the rest is history - thrust suddenly in opening slots for The New Riders of the Purple Sage, Little Feat, Railroad Earth, Jackson Browne, Hot Tuna, and David Bromberg.
Their second release, Mother's Finest, earned them even more applause for well-crafted songs and superior production. Once More Into the Bliss their third effort, produced by Railroad Earth's Tim Carbone and featuring sit-ins by Buddy Cage (New Riders), Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay (Grateful Dead) and Carbone took them to the next level. Now their 4th release, "Today We Sail" is once again produced by RRE's Tim Carbone.
Gaining buzz quality momentum with constant national touring, radio airplay and critical acclaim, Boris Garcia has in short order turned their dreams into reality.