"Thee Champagne Band" is an Inland Empire based band of versatile and very experienced musicians with Maria on vocals, Anothing on drusm and Jerome on keys. Maria’s love for music and dance was evident at a very young age. While other kids were outside playing, she was inside watching “SOUL TRAIN” being influenced by the soulful sounds of the Motown "GREATS", such as Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, and Gladys Knight, just to name a few. Anthony has played and toured with many of the top bands in California, appearing on T.V. and Radio. He has also done studio work for several local bands and can be heard on many CDs for bands such as the Six Hot Live Band, Sangria Band, Jo Jamez, Kings and Priests and recently performed with Barbara Mason during her California appearance. Jerome has performed and/or recorded with Tito Jackson, Toni Braxton, Carl Anderson, Billy Davis Jr., Niki Haris, Jay King, Norman Brown, Cal Bennett, Estaire Godinez, Mekiel Ruben, Edmund Sylvers and various other artists.