JOHN MILHAM (Drums)
John Milham began playing drums in his high school band in Fairhope, Al. There he was introduced to jazz and symphonic music. This was a new direction for John coming from a background of Motown, Country, and Rock ‘n’ Roll. After High School he spent seven years on the road with regional favorite "Haere Marue". When the band had parted ways, John decided to futher his studies at The Berklee College of Music in Boston , Ma. There he studied with such great teachers as Bob Moses, Kenwood Dennard, John Ramsey, and Jamey Haddad. He returned to Mobile and continued touring with funk/fusion band Kung Fu Mama and later with soul trumpeter Carlos Washington and The Amazing Giant People Ensemble. Other artist he has toured and played with include legendary guitarist Bo Diddley, classical guitarist/composer Ken Hatfield (www.kenhatfield.com), and other regional and local talents. John met Grayson Capps in the later part of 2000. They played a couple of shows together and regrouped in 2003 where John joined Grayson on some of his solo gigs in Fairhope Al. In October of 2003 John went into the studio to record 5 tracks on Graysons' album "If You Knew My Mind" and has been touring with The Stumpknockers ever since. John also plays with a jazz/funk trio called "Vibration Configuration" when he is in his hometown of Mobile , Al. He is the proud father of a one year old son and has a wonderful, supporting wife.
Corky Hughes (guitar)
Corky began his professional career playing throughout the South in the 70’s with R&B artist Theodore Arthur Jr. and then later with his own rock group, Excalibur. In 1984, he became lead guitarist for legendary rockers, Black Oak Arkansas and toured throughout the U.S. After moving to Atlanta Georgia the next year, he played and recorded with Tone Poets, Chris Edmonds, and Darryl Rhoades and the Mighty Men From Glad (with whom he appears on the Brendan O’Brien produced album No Glove, No Love). Since returning in 1992 to his home in Mobile, Alabama, Corky has played guitar for a diverse group of artists including Kung Fu Mama, Carlos Washington’s Giant People, Star Cullars, Molly Thomas, Jimmy Hall and Wet Willie, and Bo Diddley. Corky can also be heard on Beverly Jo Scott’s Coming Home CD, Lisa Mills’ I’m Changing, and violinist Tom Morley’s recent release, Raven’s Wing (A Curious Collection of Fiddle Tunes), as well as various projects with former Kung Fu Mama band mates, the Lost Cause Minstrels.
Christian Grizzard (bass)
Christian Grizzard - bass
Bassist Christian Grizzard is originally from Flatwoods, GA and now resides in Nashville, TN. A Lost Cause Minstrel since early 2010, he has played bass for The Johnny HIland Band, Carolina Rain, Bee Speed, Kung Fu Mama, The Rob Thorworth Trio and many others. Christian also directs his original musical project, The Electric Experiment. http://www.youtube.com/user/grizztone4
Chris Spies (keyboards)
Chris Spies plays keyboards of all shapes and sizes.
When he's not playing keyboards he spends his time circuit bending and
creating weird noise machines.