The 5 Guys Named Moe horn section will take you back to to tunes that came out of Memphis in the soul era of the late 60's like Wilson Pickett's "Midnight Hour" and Aretha Franklin's "R-E-S-P-E-C-T". Then it's on to the 70's and beyond including tunes by Kool and the Gang, Earth, Wind & Fire, Chicago, Tower of Power, KC and the Sunshine Band, Average White Band and Stevie Wonder. Be sure to check out our tunes page for more tunes!

Paul MazzioPlaying trumpet for 5 Guys Named Moe is Paul Mazzio . Paul graduated from the University of North Texas and the University of Southern California Schools of Music. Paul's professional career led to international tours with the Woody Herman Orchestra and recording artist Delbert McClinton. Paul's recording credits include work with artists ranging from Gino Vannelli to Ben Wolfe and Tom Grant.

Paul has performed live with Tony Bennett, Larry Carlton, The Moody Blues, and numerous national touring Broadway productions. As a musical contractor, Paul has had the good fortune to work with such artists as Terence Blanchard, Natalie Cole, Dianne Reeves, among others.

Mark DaveyWashington native Mark Davey is a saxophonist whose playing has been heard on a variety of recordings as well as live shows, including the Temptations, Manhattan Transfer, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Bill Withers, Nu Shooz, Body & Soul, Linda Hornbuckle, the Kicks Band, Jackson/Mills Big Band, Portland Saxophone Quartet and the Woody Hite Big Band. He has worked on recordings featuring the California Raisins, Linda Hornbuckle with No Delay, Portland Saxophone Quartet, the Kicks Band and others. He is also a member of the Northwest Saxophone Collective and the Southwest Washington Wind Symphony.

Mark attended Mt. Hood Community College and has a bachelor’s degree in music performance from the prestigious University of North Texas and a master’s degree from the University of Portland. He teaches band at Shahala Middle School and Illahee Elementary School in the Evergreen School District. Mark plays both tenor and baritone saxophone with 5 Guys Named Moe and can be heard wailing away on tunes such as Love Train and Pick Up the Pieces!

markTrombonist Mark Neshyba has been an active player in the music scene in Portland/Vancouver area for 30 years. He has played with the Temptations, the Four Tops, the Kicks Band, the Southwest Washington Wind Symphony, Border Patrol, the Swingphonics, Art Abrams Swing Machine, Woody Hite Big Band, Kris Conrad Big Band, Cascadia Brass Ensemble, Obo Addy and Kukrudu, the Bobby Torres Ensemble and more. With music teaching degrees from both Oregon State and Portland State, Mark is an acclaimed band director at Wy' East Middle School in Vancouver, Washington. His bands have appeared as concert-hour performers at State and Northwest Music Educator conventions, and he is also in high demand as a much-respected adjudicator and clinician for school band festivals throughout the Pacific Northwest.

JohnSaxophonist John Granger received his degree from the University of Washington where he also studied with legendary saxophonist Johnny Jessen. Over the last 21 years John has performed with Clark Terry, Doc Severinsen, Linda Hornbuckle, Dave Stewart, Larry Pindar, Mike Cross and Chris Mercer (John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers) among others. John also played with big band blues group "Pin & the Horn-It's" for 15 years and can be heard on their two cd releases: "Stinging the Blues" and "One Shot Deal" as well as on Burnside Records' recording 1993 PORTLAND WATERFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL. Live show credits include the Mt. Hood Festival of Jazz as well as appearances at Portland's Waterfront Blues Festival.