PT and the Cruisers have been around for 10 years, materializing from the gospel group, Born Again Blues Band. Paul Thode and David Lee spent decades with the Elwood Splinters Blues Band. Rex Schmaltz is known around town as "Pinetop Perkins local Harp Player". Jeff Gust has been the drummer for the legendary Bare Facts band for the last four years.
PT and the Cruisers play a variety of music consisting of Blues, Oldies, Classic Rock, Country and Gospel. The band is very popular with mature audiences, and is a favorite at American Legions, Elks Lodges, PRCU Clubs, Falcons and restaurants that have intertainment. They also perform at festivals and private parties.
The band member are Paul Thode on bass guitar and lead vocals. Rex Schmaltz on acoustic, electric and slide guitar. He also plays harmonica and sings lead vocals. Jeff Gust plays drums, Cajon, other percussion instruments, and sings harmony vocals. Dave Lee plays tenor and alto saxophone, flute and harmony vocals.
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