The Gringos / Members

Lynn "Bush" Tivens

Business Manager Graphic Designer Songwriter Trombonist Vocalist
Lynn comes from a very musical family. He brings a top level of performance to the band with his smooth trombone sound and with plenty of power to hold down the brass section. Lynn also handles the band's business matters.

Clyde Score

Composer Drum Teacher Drummer Percussionist Vocalist
Clyde has had a career not only as a performer but also as a music teacher at the college level. He's also dabbled in mining for gold and is an accomplished artist. Some of his art work is incorporated into the Gringos promotional material. Clyde not only designed the band's first album jacket, but the logo for the band's record label is his as well as the band's signature symbol, the Four Finger Gunfighter.

Tyler Newcomb

Composer Flugelhornist Trumpeter Vocalist
Tyler brings a very high level of musicianship to the horn section. All of his many years leading a big Jazz Band has molded Tyler into one of the top trumpet players in the country.

Alan Harkrader

Composer Guitarist Keyboardist Vocalist
Alan is one of the most talented members of the band. Alan is responsible for a good percentage of the original material that the band has recorded over the years and he plays Guitar, Keys and bass peddles and sings lead vocals.

Joe Vaughn

Composer Guitarist Vocalist
Joe's roots in music come from the Blues clubs in East St. Louis. Growing up as a kid he fell in love with the blues and has become one of the premier blue's guitarists on today's music scene.

Jim Miller

Audio Engineer Composer Mastering Mixing Trumpeter
Jim founded the Gringos while he was still in high school. It was the success of Herb Alpert and The TJB that gave the band it's start and it's name. Jim is the leader of the band, lead trumpet and handles all recording duties including engineer, mixing and mastering all of the band's music.
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