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William Ellis, Joseph Patrick Moore and Shawn Perkinson first met while attending the University of Tennessee in Knoxville between the years of 1989-1994.

While attending U.T.K., William Ellis, Joseph Patrick Moore and Shawn Perkinson would play regularly together in a variety of settings. Upon graduating U.T.K. their opportunities and talents would lead each of them to different parts of the United States and abroad. While they would keep in touch, they wouldn't play together again for many years. That all changed in 2002, when EMP Project assembled together for the first time in more than a decade. They captured this magical meeting on their self-titled debut CD,”E.M.P. Project” released in 2003.

With the success of their debut release, EMP Project reassembled to embark on another CD recording project. This outing, now dubbed “Wherever we Go”, is an explorative and adventurous recording from this original jazz trio.



Album Wherever We Go by EMP Project

Wherever We Go

Blue Canoe Records

Wherever We Go

Wherever We Go

EMP Project
Wherever We Go


Tom Tallitsch Tom Tallitsch
saxophone, tenor
Mark Colby Mark Colby
Diane Hubka Diane Hubka
voice / vocals
Sheryl Bailey Sheryl Bailey
guitar, electric
Ron Kaplan Ron Kaplan
voice / vocals
Jeff Albert Jeff Albert
Vic Juris Vic Juris
Gerry Niewood Gerry Niewood
Dave Phillips Dave Phillips
bass, acoustic
Dan Baraszu Dan Baraszu
Sarah Manning Sarah Manning
Toby Wren Toby Wren

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