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Glenn M. Taylor, guitar, keyboards, vocals *
Bob Cianci, drums, vocals
Ray Longchamp, guitar, mandolin, vocals
Peter Scance, bass, guitar, vocals
Chris Roselle, guitar, harmonica, vocals
Russ Crapella, guitar, vocals
Dave Hirschberg, drums, vocals
Joe Coghlan, drums, guitar, vocals
Michael Muro, guitars, vocals
Jeff Guenther, guitar, bass, vocals
Cliff Doenges, guitar, mandolin, percussion
Mike Garner, bass, vocals
Rhonda Grindell, drums, vocals
John Frondelli, drums, vocals
Pepe Hernandez, bass, vocals

Christopher Bolger, guitar, bass, vocals *
Tony Dente, drums, percussion, vocals *
Joe Alexander, guitar, vocals
Al Egizi, guitar, vocals
Keith Theall, bass, vocals
Ron Weinstein, guitar, bass, harmonica, vocals
Gary Evans, keyboards, harmonica, guitar, vocals
Jerry DeLisio, saxophone(s), flute, vocals
Brian Wiley, bass, vocals
Lenny Kirk, drums, vocals
Don Guinta, drums, vocals
Paul 'Swami' Simeone, keyboards, accordion, vocals
Scott Calvert, saxophone(s), woodwinds, vocals
Adam Egizi, bass, ukulele, vocals
Andrei Koribanics, drums, vocals
Tom DePalma, saxophone(s), woodwinds, vocals


* Indicates original Kootz / OMJ band-member;
(see history)

Len Kirk - Drums, vocals

Len Kirk or 'Kirk' as he is known-by to some, is passionate about the drums! Music has been his 'driving force'… from the time he could listen to it… and as he's been 'honing his percussive-chops', all through life!

Born in Englewood 1970, Len spent his childhood in the idyllic-suburb of Montville, New Jersey, where at age 7, he picked-up his first pair of drumsticks… and spent his musical 'Wonder Years' 'cutting his teeth' on such rockin'-influences as Kiss, Missing Persons, Pat Benatar and Toto…

Upon graduation from Montville High School, in 1989, Lenny's 'musical-sojourn' whisked him 'off to see the world', travelling relentlessly, under all sorts of adverse-conditions to perpetually 'seek the gig'… and he's never looked-back! From 'one-horse-one-nighters', out on the 'frozen-fringe-of-nowhere'… to major-label private-showcases for the 'suits' at Epic, Sony, and Columbia Records, he's done-it and seen-it all!

One moment stands-out in Len's travels, as he recalls a 'memorable brush with musical-greatness', that occurred when he met his rock-hero Gene Simmons, back in the early 90's, at the long-gone NYC rock-icon 'The Limelight'!

'Kirk' has enjoyed 'taking the drum-throne' with many great-acts along the way, playing all over New York and New Jersey with “Where’s Mary" and cover-bands like "Dirty Sanchez", "Good Girls Don't" and "Blasted", as well as 'fellow-Koot' Keith Theall's 'R & B-alter-ego', "Soul Groove".

In the fall of 2010, 'Keeef'… introduced 'Kirk'… to 'Kootz'! Ironically, Len's accordian-playing dad, Jerry was already performing along with original-(and still)-Koot bassist Ben Asher for several years in a Klezmer-band, 'The Nudniks'… The 'Kootz-Konnections' run deep… Oy!

Today, heavily-influenced by 'stick-wielding-greats' Jeff Porcaro, Bernard Purdie, and Abe Laboriel Jr., Len says, "It's all about the 'groove' between the bass and the drums… and playing 'for the song'! I take nothing for granted… and I am also extremely-grateful to all of the friends and fans who have come-out to support my shows over the years. Of course, I don't intend to stop any time soon"…

'The Kootz'-members, as well as 'The Kootz-Nation' surely hope-not!

Len is happily married and the father of two great kids… When he's not 'rockin'… He's 'rollin'… in his vintage Corvette; perhaps travelling… or just-plain hangin' with the family!