Anxious Bench MUSIC is the creative partnership of Charles R. (Russ) Harper and Mark Hayward, involving composing, arranging, recording, and performing their original music flavored by influences including country, rock, jazz, rhythm and blues, and gospel. They met while serving together as active duty Soldiers at the US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Band, stationed at Fort Monroe, Virginia. One of their first collaborations, "Victory Starts Here," has just been named TRADOC's official song. This song and another Harper-Hayward tune, "I Need You Now," are featured on the TRADOC Band's CD release, "Victory Starts Here." The TRADOC Band Just released a new albumn 'Surrounded by Heroes' which features 11 original songs written by Russ and Mark.