Four of the most talented and innovative musicians on the scene today. Individually they are constantly on call to play with other musicians needing the very best in session players. Together they are one unit, a band with incredible finesse and chops. Plus, they are simply fun to listen to.
A musician of impeccable talent, Rick Dimond is the keyboardist for the group. He has played with and in front of some of the biggest musical names in the country. Rick’s uncanny ear makes him adept at soloing and provides a strong musical foundation for the band. His natural leadership ability and technical skills make him an asset to any group, and a driving force in Sweet Mother. Rick is on the staff of Henderson State University’s music department.
Having played in bands with a variety of styles including 80's Hair Metal, Country, Top 40 Rock and Southern Gospel, Paul Shuffield has developed his own unique sound and style. Paul is an innovative writer with a vocal range that tops off the group. His solos are soulful and . creative, his sound comes sweet or crunchy.
Luke Pittman is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, bassist, musician, and front man. He won the 2007 KATV, Channel 7 Battle of the Bands with all original music. Luke was invited to perform finalist's material for the Oxford American Magazine's Southern Superstar Songwriting Competition in 2010, and has won several other songwriting competitions as well. He currently works as a guitar instructor in Little Rock.
From his first garage bands in high school, through road bands, to being one of the most called drummers in the area, Bill Halbrook has been a working musician. His ability to play a wide variety of styles has led to work from studio to concert hall, and from rock band to big band. Bill has worked in the music departments at Delta State University and Ouachita Baptist University.
Rick Dimond - keyboard
Paul Shuffield - guitar and vocals
Bill Halbrook - Drums and Vocals
Luke Pittman - Vocals, Bass, Guitar
My Old School |Steely Dan
Spinning Wheel |Blood, Sweat & Tears
What Would You Say |Dave Matthews Band
Everything |Michael Buble
Jack of Speed |Steely Dan
Superstition |Stevie Wonder
Brown Eyed Girl, Arr. |Van Morrison
Feelin' All Right |Joe Cocker
Don't Take Me Alive |Steely Dan
Taxman |The Beatles
Spanish Moon |Little Feat
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy |Joe Zawinul
The Ocean, Arr.|Led Zeppelin
The Letter |Joe Cocker
Footprints, Arr.|Wayne Shorter
More and More |Blood, Sweat & Tears
Hey Bartender |Blues Brothers
Feelin' Stronger Every Day |Chicago
Whisper Your Name |Harry Connick, Jr.
Watermelon Man |Herbie Hancock
Fool In The Rain, Arr.|Led Zeppelin
So Much To Say |Dave Matthews
When a Man Loves a Woman |Percy Sledge
Drive My Car |The Beatles