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Tom Quinn was born in Ridley Park, PA, the eldest of 5 children. Trumpet lessons began at age 8, piano at age 10, and he learned to sing vocal harmonies listening to The Mamas & Papas. Leslie West, Joe Walsh got his ear tuned in to the magical sounds of the electric guitar, and then David Gilmour sealed the deal! Tom’s first band was called “Brer Creek”, formed with friends from his St Charles, Illinois High School physics class where they played after game dances, local recreation halls, and private parties. Heading west to Boulder, CO he found new life in his band “Average Citizen”, writing and recording original music. Relocating with that band and their families to San Diego for a new professional and personal start was filled with challenges. Tom remarried, raised 3 children, gigging his way through college graduation day at SDSU in May of 1988. He started his very 1st Pink Floyd band in 1994, the 1st one ever on the West Coast! PFX has been the fulfillment of his dreams as bandleader, project co-developer, and lead guitarist since 2003. In between PFX tours Tom enjoys his mountain bike rides on Lake Miramar, gigging with local bands “Street Heart” & “Pink Froyd”, and his daily life with wife Carol and family in San Diego.

 

 

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Gus Beaudoin was born on May 3, 1952, and started playing bass guitar at age 13. With almost 40 years of musical experience to draw from, Gus is well-respected by his peers for his talent and tenacity. Players such as Tim Bogart, Chris Squire, Stanley Clarke, and also early Motown and the Monkees were big influences on Gus’s powerful and rock-solid style. Gus has toured across the United States and Canada playing many styles of music, including rock, country, jazz, disco, and classical. Gus and Tom Quinn joined up in 1997 and started playing Floyd music anywhere someone would let them set-up their equipment, out of pure love for the music of Pink Floyd.

 

 

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Randy McStine is a guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter from Endicott, NY. As a member of PFX since 2013, Randy takes on the demands of multiple lead vocal duties that are required, while providing a strong counterpoint as second guitarist.

Outside of PFX, McStine is focused on writing and recording original music. Founded in 2009, his band, Lo-Fi Resistance, has released three albums. In collaboration with members of King Crimson, Porcupine Tree, King’s X, and more, Lo-Fi Resistance highlights a striking blend of progressive rock musicality, melodic pop sensibility, and among many other attributes, a strong penchant for song-craft and experimentation. Randy is also involved in an exciting, new rock trio called The Fringe, which is set to debut in the summer of 2015.

 

 

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Jesse Molloy is a Los Angeles based saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, music producer and composer. He has been playing saxophone since the age of nine after telling his parents that the saxophone would bring his insides to the outside. Some of the artist Molloy has shared the stage and recordings with include: Josiah Hawely (The Voice), Pitbull, Austin Mahone, Alanis Morissette, Odesza, Dustin Tavella, Jamaican National Orchestra, The Wailers, Ozomatli, James David, Souleye, Vokab Kompany, Dirtly Dozen Brass Band, Karl Denson, Mykal Rose (Black Uhuru), Theophilus London, Outasight and the list goes on. Jesse has also produced, composed or performed for various film, TV, and commercials such as the Staz Network, TNT’s Franklin and Bash, The Magnificent Cooly – T movie trailer, Tesco mobile (U.K.), Kia Optima feat. Blake Griffin, the Southern Comfort Fiery Pepper commercial and others. Not only has Jesse been touring with PFX since 2003, but also is one half of his original electronic duo, Crush Effect. Molloy is a Claude Lakey endorsed saxophonist and pursues the passion of music daily.

 

 

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Kevin Krohn is an L.A.-born and San Diego-raised keyboardist. He’s been playing professionally since the since the age of 17, with his first original band opening for the likes of REO Speedwagon and Julian Lennon. Later career highlights include acting as an Entertainment Director for two hugely popular dueling piano bars in Los Angeles and Chicago. Kevin originally forayed into all things Floyd with Gus and Tom in 1997 “back in the day”. More recently, he spent the last nine years performing at a popular dueling piano bar on the Las Vegas Strip. 2012 proved to be a very exciting year as Kevin got to perform extensively with 80’s legends Missing Persons, and in 2014 that has led to acting as the first call sub keyboardist for Raiding the Rock Vault, the #1 rated Las Vegas show. Relocating from Las Vegas to San Diego happened to coincide with an opening for a keyboardist with PFX; Kevin eagerly jumped at the chance and knows he will be trying to fill some big boots.

 

 

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Bob Sale was born in Oakville, ON, eventually moving to Toronto, then to Chicago, and currently lives in San Diego with his wife and two kids. Bob first heard Pink Floyd as a kid listening late at night to WLS underground radio in Chicago and has been playing drums professionally since he was 15. Bob has had the honour of working with many excellent artists including, Rick Elias, Eric Johnson, Albert Lee, Peter and Gordon, and Ben Vereen. Bob has been with PFX for 4 years not and loves meeting fans in all the various cities PFX tours to. He also worked on the soundtrack to the Tom Hanks movie, “That Thing You Do!” Bob continues to do studio work in San Diego and has recently had the opportunity to play shows for: America, Juice Newton, B.J. Thomas, Stephen Bishop and Billy Ray Cyrus.