About Us

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We are known for fun, interactive performances, upbeat songs, and rich harmonies. Our primary audience is the younger crowd, but our music appeals to folks of all ages. We play familiar classics that everyone knows and loves, mixed with fun original material. From there, we encourage kids (and adults!) to dance, shake and sing.

Together since 2006, Sandbox has decades of band experience under our collective belts. Frank and Ed (guitars) both led local bands for years. Jeff (bass) was a founding member of a pop group in Oregon, and Chris (drums) was a top member of the Florida State marching band. Pat (mandolin and dobro) has played in country and zydeco bands locally and in his home state of Louisiana.

Audiences are consistently surprised at how entertaining Sandbox performances can be for every age-group. With four vocal leads, we bring loads of humor and harmony to timeless children’s classics as well as our own songs. We are pros at getting kids involved with our act, and we keep the pace and presentation entertaining for adults as well.
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[person name=”Jeff Morats” picture=”http://www.sandboxband.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/image_4.jpg” title=”Bass, Banjo and Vocals”]Voted lankiest Sandboxer, Jeff had the very bright idea to start Sandbox. He also maintains this website and is very handsome.[/person]
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[person name=”Ed Hoffman” picture=”http://www.sandboxband.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/image_4.jpg” title=”Guitar and Vocals”]Leader of the band, Ed is in his element singing and dancing with the crowd. His hobbies include cattle calling and square dancing.[/person]
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[person name=”Frank Tuttle” picture=”http://www.sandboxband.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/image_4.jpg” title=”Guitar and Vocals”]Lead rocker of the band, Frank has been known to rip out a guitar, kazoo, and theremin solo all at the same time while balancing a maraca on his head.[/person]
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[person name=”Chris Bean” picture=”http://www.sandboxband.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/image_4.jpg” title=”Percussion and Vocals”]The dynamo of the band, Chris runs a marathon, swims a mile, and still shows up for Sandbox shows ready to rock! Then he naps.[/person]
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[person name=”Pat Hicks” picture=”http://www.sandboxband.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/image_4.jpg” title=”Mandolin and Dobro”]Born on the bayou, Pat brings the Cajun spice to the Sandbox stew. Pat loves to tap dance and catch crawdads in his spare time.[/person]
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