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Bow Hammer Skins has performed as a jazz duo, trio, or quartet since 2005 at events in the Northern California Bay Area. 

Their experience includes performing at Art Galleries and Shows, Fundraisers, Jazz events, Private and Company Parties, Weddings, and they have created music for two independent short films.

The group performs a variety of music, which includes original Jazz music, Jazz Standards, Blues, Gospel, Reggae, and Christmas Holiday selections.

Carlton Carey ~Skins~
Herb Ruffin
Keyboardist, song writer, producer and arranger is a long time player of Gospel, R & B, and Jazz. He relocated to the S/F Bay Area in 1983 and has worked with Zulu Spear, Ricardo Scales, and The Bobby Young Project.

Karese Young
Plays viola, and has been performing Jazz, Blues, and Gospel with Herb Ruffin since 2005. 
Ryan Sample 
~Big Bow ~