Brian "Breeze" Cayolle
Saxophonist/singer-songwriter Brian "Breeze" Cayolle is soulful, strong and deeply rooted in the rhythm & blues, jazz and rock and roll traditions of his native New Orleans. His sound and style have taken him around the world, igniting crowds to standing ovations from the Montreux Jazz Festival to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Brian "Breeze" Cayolle studied music at the University of New Orleans and honed his craft in the clubs of the Crescent City. He performs with many of New Orleans finest artists and with his own group, affectionately known as the French Quarter All-Stars. R&B impresario and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Allen Toussaint, made Cayolle a fixture in his band, utilizing his ability to fill both the tenor and baritone chairs for touring, for recording at his famous Sea-Saint studio and for his NYNO Records sessions. Cayolle has recorded two albums, 1999's Soul Time and his latest effort, State of My Heart.
Guerin studied at Southern University in Baton Rouge, where he joined legendary jazz educator Alvin Batistes Band, the Jazztronauts. He later began to tour the world as a member of jazz guitarist Mark Whitfield's Band. During this time Guerin explored the jazz genre; which ultimately proved to be an avenue toward success. He had the opportunity to perform with such greats as George Benson, Jimmy Scott, Frank Morgan, Vernel Fournier, and Gerry Mulligan. In the meantime, he also participated to the recording of several albums with other artists including Ellis Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, and Allen Toussaint.