Eldon and Ann during a live performance at a community center.
& Ann are very busy people. Eldon sings and plays a number of
instruments including: Guitar, Mandolin & Dobro.
Eldon also designs and builds instruments as well.
Ann sings and plays the bass & guitar. They perform with
a number of different bands, Eldon is a published author of the definitive
book on Gibson guitar history. They operate Queen
Anne's Local Music News and Queen Anne's Used Instrument Listing.
THE WHITFORDS: Just Ann
& Eldon doing an acoustic/vocal duo.
Ann plays upright bass & high strung guitar & Eldon plays
perform a wide variety of roots and old country music.
ANN & THE RETROPHONICS: This
is a five piece acoustic band that
includes Alicia Steig on fiddle & harmony vocals, Eric Westbrook on
mandolin, guitar, and upright bass, Gordan Paine on Dobro & guitar,
Ann on upright bass, guitar & vocals and Eldon on guitar, mandolin and
vocals. Music is vintage
sounding & ranges from bluegrass to old blues to honky tonkl
IT COUNTRY: Their newest band
is a four piece 1950-60s old country band.
All four members share in the lead singing.
Instruments are typical of a 50s country band.
Band members include Mark Ray on double neck steel & Dobro,
Bill Squires on flattop, Ann on bass & Eldon on electric guitar.