Who is Dr. Squid? Dr. Squid was formed in the summer of 1999. Brought together to play at a garden party, the band quickly realized there existed a very special chemistry between the musicians and hasn't looked back. In fact, Dr Squid was the winner of the 2001 Hotshot Battle of the Bands, a contest that had competitors from all over Northern California and Southern Oregon. Dr. Squid is the number one band on North Coast of California, playing all types of events, from night clubs to private parties to class reunions and sold out concerts. The band has built a large following throughout the West Coast for their tight rhythm section and four part harmonies. The inclusion of saxophone and warm keyboard tones compliment the solid guitar, bass and drums. Their self-titled CD is available here at CD Baby and in stores everywhere. Dr Squid is: Eldin Green (guitars, sax, keyboards and vocals) Eldin has been playing rock, jazz, and classical music since the early sixties. Green is an award winning engineer and producer and his music portfolio lists an impressive twenty three albums. In addition to his own recordings, Eldin has performed as a guest artist on dozens of albums and CD's. Eldin Green has appeared with artists like John Mayall, Three Dog Night, Bud Shank, .38 Special, Bad Company, Mindy McCready, The Nelsons, Pat Travers, and Elvin Bishop. Bob Martinez (drums and vocals) Bob is a 30 year veteran of music and hails from a family that is famous for producing some of the most sought after drummers in the music business. Proficient in many styles, Martinez studied Jazz under the great Jerry Moore and has played with many jazz greats, including the legendary sax man Buddy Collette. As a rock drummer, Martinez has appeared with rock and roll greats like Bad Company, Edgar Winter, The Tubes, The Nelsons, The Coasters and The Drifters. Jerry Thompson (guitar, bass, keyboards and vocals) Jerry has been playing music for over 40 years. His impressive resume reads like a history of popular music. Jerry has opened for Count Basie, he has shared the same stage with names like John Mayall, The Nelsons, .38 Special, Bad Company, Pat Travers and Elvin Bishop. Jerry is a remarkable talent, often playing his guitar and keyboard simultaneously (left hand on guitar, right hand on the keyboard). Jerry's smooth vocal stylings and awe-inspiring talent have captivated audiences for decades. Richard Bittaker (bass and vocals) Rich is a music veteran of 27 years and proclaims a Tower of Power concert he attended while he was a youngster living in Grass Valley helped mold his musical identity. Rich is a fine bass player and a soulful vocalist and has appeared with acts such as Bad Company, The Nelsons and Mindy McCready, but appears most proud of the fact that he can eat a whole chicken in two minutes.