The Jades
West Linn, Oregon
1964 - 1965


Mike Elder ~ Lead Guitar
Matt Miner ~ Drums
Van Nickel ~ Bass
Dan Taylor ~ Saxophone, Vocals

The Jades lineup was Dan Taylor, sax/vocals (when we could get a PA), Mike Elder, lead guitar, Van Nickel, bass and me (Matt Miner) on drums. "The Jades were together from late '64 through early '65.  When I left the band they became "Stubby and the Brewmasters", then "The Rising Sons".

I went on to play drums in The Earth.

Matt Miner, March 2009

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Last Update:  8 March 2009
Credits: Matt Miner, Dick Schalk
 Band # 2541