Dennis Ori (bass) born in Highwood, Illinois. Played in his first band in 8th grade. He has played in local bands in high school and college,some which include The 28 Mile North Band, Steps,The Ship of Fools and presently with the SlackDaddies. Major influences include The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Allman Brothers, Freddy King, Muddy Waters,John Mayall, Eric Clapton and Willie Kent.