The band Trees was formed in 1972 when singer/songwriters Lindsay Tomasic and Jesse Fitzpatrick joined forces in Michigan's upper peninsula. Lindsay and Jesse began playing local clubs, eventually expanding the band to include singer Wendy Jonas, flute player Carolyn Bernloehr and guitarist John Bromley. The band performed regularly at the only vegetarian restaurant in the area, Funkey's Karma Kafe, and at Calumet's The Salty Dog. Lindsay, Jesse and Carolyn moved to Ann Arbor Michigan in 1979 and Trees took on two new band members - bass player Randy Tessier and drummer Don Kuhli. Quickly becoming established, the popular folk/rock band became weekly performers at Mr. Flood's Party and The Blind Pig, and they were often featured at Ann Arbor's major acoustic venue, The Ark. They also opened for Kenny Rankin at the club Chances Are and performed at Detroit's Renaissance Center. While in Ann Arbor Jesse and Lindsay were given a grant by the state of Michigan to write, produce and record an album. They spent a year of their time working with mentally handicapped children. The album, called Let It Out, was used by teachers state wide to help these children learn basic skills. After fifteen years working together as a band, Lindsay decided to move to Los Angeles, expanding her horizons as a singer, songwriter and producer. Jesse moved to upper Michigan, opening a music club in downtown Calumet and expanding her creative wings by working as a stained glass artist. The duo got together from time to time over the years just "for the hell of it" or to play an occasional gig. In April of 2006 Trees was contacted to perform a reunion concert at The Ark for a benefit for Habitat for Humanity. The opportunity to see old friends, play music and just hang out was irresistible. The reunion in June was a resounding success, both for Habitat, and for Trees. Inspired by the requests at the concert, the band has now recorded a CD. To quote a friend, "Some things take time to mature and be ready for consumption, like fine wines for instance!" With that said, after thirty-four years in the making, we bring you our first CD, ripe and ready to consume!"