Jazzy Prog from the States, the band was highly succesfull in the 70-ies and made a few good albums like Happy the Man (1977) and Crafty Hands (1978).
Beginnings ('90). This recording is a collection of music from Happy The Man's first two years - 1974 and 1975. Featuring material never before released, the album offers an hour of meticulously-crafted compositions from one of America's best progressive bands.
Mike Beck: Drums, percussion
Cliff Fortney (tracks 2-5) Lead vocals, flute, Rhodes
Rick Kennell: Bass
Kit Watkins: multi-keyboards, vocals
Stanley Whitaker: Electric guitar, vocals
Frank Wyatt: Keyboards, Alto Sax, Flute, Vocals.
Joe Bergamini: Drums, percussion
Frank Wyatt – Saxes, Keyboards, Woodwinds
Stanley Whitaker – Guitars, Vocal
David Rosenthal – Keyboards
Rick Kennell – Bass.
Kit Watkins played in Camel (live '79 - '82) and did some solo stuff; Azure and Holographic Tapestries (’95).