Meet the Band (that Cousin Dave says, "This is the best band I have ever heard")

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Craig Pruett- Drums/Percussion/Vocals

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Craig Pruett started his career in music in the early 90s as a founding member of the Christian Contemporary group "the Vocal Boyz". As part of that group, Craig has played on some of the most notable stages in music today, including the Grand Ole Opry. In In January 1995, Craig also played a part in receiving 1st Place in the Nashville Starbound Competition as a vocalist. 

For the next 20 years, Craig was part of multiple praise and worship bands that enabled him to gravitate toward percussions and drums. In 2015, Craig rejoined former band member, Robert Abernathy as an Acoustic Duo and began playing one of the most diverse playlists around as a Cajon Drummer.

Craig's unique sound as a Cajon Drummer/percussionist has enabled the Robert Abernathy Band to reach new levels. In addition to Craig's superior ability to wow audiences with his skills as a drummer and a vocalist, he also has a knack for song-writing. With influences from Journey, Brian McKnight, John Mayer, Maroon 5, Garth Brooks... there is a sense of diversity in his unique style
 
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Jonathan Laird-Guitar/Vocals

Inspired by pop culture heroes, both young and old, this music aficionado puts his own twist on some very familiar sounds. Huntsville's publication, “Valley Planet” voted him “Best Jazz Artist” in their “Best of the Valley” reader's poll in 2010.  His songs have been spun on independent podcasts in Germany, New York, and the United Kingdom, and two songs from his current EP release, “Tangled Up In Me” have been aired on 104.3 WZYP out of Huntsville. His EP was produced by Cam DeVaney. (Flyleaf)  Since then, Jonathan has not only continued growing as a singer/songwriter and guitarist. He has also become very adept at recording, mixing and producing. Jonathan plays with Huntsville’s renowned variety band, Unbroken.  

Jonathan delivers a hooky slice of happiness by combining head-bopping grooves, silky vocals and picturesque lyricism. It's a style of modern pop that meshes elements of Paul Simon and John Mayer with George Benson and Jason Mraz. He is currently writing songs for his first full-length recording, has shared the stage with Independent Christian artists Jonathan Lee, Kathleen Carnali, Jason Albert and Norris Jones (Michael Jackson), and opened at festivals for Incubus and Sister Hazel. He has shared the studio with Buddy Hyatt (Toto) and Bruce Boughton (Reba McEntire). He currently performs as a solo artist and is also a supporting musician for other artists. Jonathan has also played benefits ranging from The Arthritis Foundation to Relay for Life and Susan G. Komen.  

Most recently, Jonathan released his brand new single, Bigger Than Myself, available for online streaming and downloading at: ♫ Bigger Than Myself - Jonathan Laird. 

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Corbin Camp-Bass/Harmonica

Corbin Camp grew up in a military family in the 1980s and 90s where he was involved in various music projects developing a love for steel strings in everything from funk to country to metal and classic rock. While an Auburn student in the 90s, he started playing harmonica as a part of a local acoustic duo.

After years of being a hobbyist musician, Corbin added the bass guitar to his repertoire when he joined the Robert Abernathy Band in 2016. He currently lives in Hoover, AL with his wife and three kids living the dream one groove at a time.

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