The Fabulous Party Boys

The Fabulous Party Boys

Where is your band from?

Bellingham, WA

Who is in the band and what role does each person have?

Jon Hansen - Tuba

Jeff Siegfried - Alto Saxophone

Scott Macpherson - Tenor/Soprano Saxophone

Albert Diaz - Guitar

Marshall Petryni - Drums

What brought the band together and when?

Music in the Summer of 2002.

What genre, of music do you classify your band as?

other_genre: Funk.

What inspires your music?

The people around us and the itch to dance.

Who or what influences your band's sound?

Musicians of every genre: Soulive, Greyboy Allstars, Galactic, The Roots, Erykah Badu, Jamiroquai, Snoop Dogg, Ravi Shankar, James Brown, Bob Marley, Mos Def, John Legend, and many more...

Where have you toured?

Whatcom County

How many albums have you released?

Settin' the Tone

Where do you see your band going in the future?

Unsure. All members pursue different degrees at different universities in the Western United States. It's difficult to say where, or who the band will be in the following months and years.

What are the highs and lows in your band's history?

Highs: playing funk music with good friends.Lows: not playing funk music with other good friends.

You're stuck on a deserted island and forced to listen to one album for eternity. What album would you pick?

Since this is Marshall Petryni writing this, I can only speak for myself, and at this point in my life. I would pick "Black Star" by Mos Def & Talib Kweli.

Your favorite piece of musical gear?

Our minds and bodies. We don't use much other than our instruments and our creativity.

If your band was a drink, what would it be and why?

Molotov Cocktail, because we're hot!