Tony Knowles (Eb bass). Tony was born in Newton Abbot and learnt to play in the local Salvation Army Band. Before he retired, he was a local government officer. He now enjoys caravanning, music, photography and cricket. Tony has played for Newton Abbot Salvation Army, Exeter Temple SA Band, Torbay Brass Band and Totnes Town Band. He is married to Janet and has three grown up sons.

Des Law (Eb bass). Des was born in Portsmouth and learnt to play at the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook, Ipswich. Des spent 10 years in the Royal Marines Band Service serving at Deal and HMS Raleigh. Des spent many years playing in the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary Band whilst serving as a police officer. Other bands which Des has played for include Saltash, Launceston and Okehampton Excelsior Band (where he was also the musical director). Des likes camping, motorcycling and listening to music. He is the Deputy MD for RCB.