Seattle, Washington
1964 - 1967


Michael Elliott ~ Lead Guitar
Jack Joseph ~ Guitar
Doug Holloway ~ Drums
Keith Kessler ~ Keyboards, Vocals
Jim Simmons ~ Bass


Howard Monta

The Impulses were formed in the Bellevue area in the mid 60's  (about 1964 - 1967). The group was later managed by Howard Monta of the Lakehills Roller Rink and was re-billed as simply Impulse.

In 1966 the group recorded Kessler's eventual cult favorite "Don't Crowd Me" at Audio Recording in Seattle. That track was later released in 1968 along with Kessler's "Sunshine Morning," also cut at Audio recording, but with different musicians. The "sunshine" session was produced by Mike Wing and both tracks were released on his MTW label.

Mike Wing, May 2005

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Last Update:  16 December 2009
Credits: Michael T. Wing, CPA
Band # 1723