The Shadow Coalition keeps it together! The 10 song CD is a thrilling combination of laid-back rock and roll, Latin sounds, jazz, and jam music.”

Mountain Democrat

Bijou (Robert) Baszt 
(guitar & vocals):  

Bijou has been writing and playing music since 1964.  He has been a member of several bands in El Dorado County since 1968.  Past bands include; Apple Blue, The Second Coming, Crystal Frog, Godzilla Jives, Triad, Knowone, Safrito, Deb Smith Band, Charley Price and the Car Drivers, Isawah, Late for Dinner, Disting, You go I go  and Sun Shadow.  Current bands include Sum Shadow and The Shadow Coalition.  

Musical styles Bijou likes to play are Rock, Funk, Reggae, Latin, Blues, Jazz, New Age, World Beat, Country and Folk 

Kevin Harrington (aka: Herb Humpbuckle)(keys, guitar & vocals):  

Formally a member of the following local bands; Waterline, Chronic Jam, Mudd, Men With Wood and The Barn Cats,   Kevin also performs with The Whiskey Beggars.  Kevin is a cohesive singer/song writer.   Detailing harmonies and arrangements are his passion. 

 Jamie Faw 
(Drums & Vocals) 

First drum kit at age 13. Founding member of local groups; Badd Co., Ravenwood,  Special Guest, Studo Kudo, The Slavegirls, The Springtones, The Replacements, Lunasea, The Travertones, The Kendra Carroll Band, The Deb Smith Band, Relic, and The Shadow Coalition.  Jamie is a drummer, producer, singer/song writer, ex radio personality, professional master of ceremony, and a licensed broadcaster with the FCC. Owning a recording facility in the California foot hills,  Jamie is currently producing albums for artists, Hickory Wind, Kendra Carroll, The Slavegirls, and The Shadow Coalition. 

Gary Martin 
Bass & Vocals 

Gary is somewhat a of a new comer to the music scene, playing bass since 2005. He has played with the Sun Shadow trio for three years before moving on to form Sum Shadow with Bijou Baszt his mentor and friend.  In 2010 he was invited to play with the Shadow Coalition where he presently hones his skills, playing Rock, Reggae, Latin, and New Age styles of music.