Carter Baumert - Lead Vocals & Guitar
Founding member Carter Baumert's acoustic guitar playing and songwriting provides the foundation for the band's unique music. His soulful vocal expression springs from Gospel, Country and Blues influences. Carter is a dynamic singer with an evocative style, and his songwriting touches a chord that most composers can only hope for.
Bob French - Lead Guitar, Mandolin and Banjo
Bob brought a fresh new sound to the band with his rockin' telecaster and unique sound on both mandolin and banjo. Bob's greates asset is his creativity on all instruments, unless his dry sense of humor makes its presence felt.
Joel Melton - Acoustic Guitar & Vocals
Joel Melton is an original and impressive acoustic guitarist, a gifted songwriter, and a singer capable of meeting the demands of both harmony and lead vocals whenever required. His left-of-center approach to songwriting gives the band a harder edged Country-Rock crossover appeal. Joel's shifting rhythms and progressive leads mark him as a highly influential guitarist and professional musician.
John Greenberg - Acoustic Guitar & Vocals
John Greenberg was born and raised in Oklahoma, but he now resides in Marble Falls, Texas in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. His acoustic guitar stylings and songwriting are a reflection of the varied musical styles that he has absorbed over his years as a musician, including Rock, Roots-Rock, Country and Americana with a big dose of the Blues.
Jeff Donaldson - Fiddle, Mandolin & Vocals
Jeff Donaldson's exceptional talent on fiddle and mandolin provide The Panhandler's with their distinctive trademark sound. Jeff exhibits a flawless sense of timing and plays with the kind of intensity, emotion and enthusiasm that many musicians will never attain in a lifetime. Jeff has performed on musical projects throughout Oklahoma and Texas and has also worked on various studio recording projects in Los Angeles. Many music industry insiders consider Jeff to be one of the best "Fiddlers" in the country, and he has always been one of the brightest lights on today's music scene.
Ukie Hart - Electric Bass & Standup Bass
Ukie Hart's dynamic stage presence and inventive bass playing style provides the foundation and drive that supports the band's bottom end. He has lent his considerable talents to a variety of musical projects, and he gives The Panhandlers a unique feel.
John Spencer - Drums & Percussion
John adds just the right feel on drums and percussion, giving The Panhandlers something that most bands lack, a groove with no attitude. John has spent time building his "Chops" as a working musician in the area and on the road but he returned home to Oklahoma to add something special to The Panhandlers.
Peter Dolese - Harmonica
Peter Dolese is an accomplished harmonica player. His depth of style and abundance of talent was just what The Panhandlers were seeking in their efforts to expand when he was added to the roster. His fluent playing adds a unique flavor to the band's music.