Jay EuDaly studied Guitar Performance at The Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
He has been playing professionally since 1969 and has developed a guitar method called "Vertical Truth: Chordal Mechanisms for the Guitar"
He has a global network of guitar teachers that use his method.
Jay has played thousands of shows for decades with Valentine as well as Brothers Osborne, Peabo Bryson, Marilyn Maye,
Ronnie Laws, Billy Paul, Joanna Connor, John Lee Hooker Jr, The Fabulous Thunderbirds,
Black Oak Arkansas, The Little River Band, Bo Diddley, Spirit, The Impressions, Logan Mize, and R Kelly.
Phil Brenner has played thousands of shows with Valentine for decades as well as The Kansas City Symphony, The Temptations, The Impressions, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, Patti Austin, and Marilyn Maye
Phil has performed with the broadway touring companies of "The Producers", "White Christmas", and "A Chorus Line". He also performed in the KC Reps "Cabaret".
Many Kansas Citians know him from playing with Kevin Mahogany, The Boulevard Big Band, Mike Smith, and Tom DeMasters.
Phil holds a Bachelor of Music from Pittsburg State University and did Masters study at Oklahoma State University.
Terry Swope has easily played 1000 shows with Valentine including many years with The Brew.
The 2020 Inductee to The Kansas Music Hall of Fame
was the guitarist in the KC Bottoms Band, Boko Maru as well as the internationally known JP Scare Band. He was the featured guitarist in the KC Repertory Theatre’s production “Love, Janis”.
He also plays regularly with KC Aces and Oscar Polk Band.