Linda Binder is a musician with extensive performance experience on mandolin/bandolim, and violin. With a background in both classical music and improvised styles she has been a member of jazz and Brazilian ensembles, as well as symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles, www.lindabinder.com
Jeff Binder has a degree in music performance, and a varied musical career on both flute and guitar. He was the principal guitarist with the Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra and performed with the MMO on both of their Prairie Home Companion performances. He and LInda have a lifetime of performing together, principally concentrating for the past six years on the rich repertoire of the Brazilian Choro style.
Ben Hogan is a versatile young drummer and percussionist based in Milwaukee WI. In 2013 he received a grant to spend six months studying Brazilian music at the University of Brasilia. Ben received his MM in performance from the University of Louisville in May 2014 http://www.benhoganmusic.com