The Jets (1985-)
Leroy Wolfgramm (guitar, vocals, keyboards, percussion)
Eddie Wolfgramm (conga, drums, tenor saxophone, vocals, keyboards)
Eugene Wolfgramm (percussion, vocals, alto saxophone, conga)
Rudy Wolfgramm (percussion, vocals, choreographer, drums)
Haini Wolfgramm (percussion, bass, vocals, keyboards)
Elizabeth Wolfgramm (percussion, vocals, keyboards)
Mona Wolfgramm (percussion, vocals, keyboards)
Kathi Wolfgramm (percussion, vocals, keyboards)
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The group was formed by guitarist Leroy Wolfgramm with 7 of his brothers and sisters. They are natives of the Pacific island nation of Tonga who are based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In 1989, they played several free concerts that were attended by the entire population of Tonga. (thanks, Brad Wind - Miami, FL, for above 2)
There are 17 kids total in the Wolfgramm family. There have been 3 bands to come out of that family, The Jets being the original, followed by Jett17 and Against The Season. (thanks, Jamie - Los Angeles, CA)
Kristian Bush of Sugarland
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
Jonathan Edwards - "Sunshine"
"How much does it cost? I'll buy it?" Another songwriter told Jonathan to change these lyrics. Good thing he ignored this advice.