Tony Baker - Vocals/Songwriter/Guitar
Jerome Schooley - Guitar/Bass/Backing Vocals
Bryce Verfaillie - Trumpet
Troy "Winferd" Ulch - Trumpet/Trombone
Mike Thomas - Bass/Guitar
Mark Glanemann - Drums/Backing Vocals
The music of Cookiepuss takes the soulful vocals and upbeat tempos of traditional Jamaican ska and reggae sound and mixes that with influences from punk rock, funk and heavy metal. Meaningful lyrics, melodic horn lines, blazing guitar riffs and a tight rhythm section create a sound that gets the bodies moving. Past shows and highlights include:
* Within the first 6 months as a group, they opened for a legendary ska band, The Toasters, at the Lafayette Brewing Company, in Lafayette, IN.
* In an issue of WhatzUp Magazine, they were featured as a "band on the rise" in the Fort Wayne area.
* FortWayneMusic.com Benefit Headliner at Legends
* X102.3 Extreme Essentials Volume 7: Track 10 - Ten Foot Small www.x1023.com
* Extreme Essentials Vol. 7 CD Release Party at Pierre's
* Extreme Essentials Vol. 7 CD All Ages Release Party at the Complex
* X102.3 Extreme Essentials Volume 8: Track ? - Refugees Us www.x1023.com
* Extreme Essentials Vol. 8 CD Release Party at Pierre's
* Track of the Day at www.Garageband.com for their original song "Soap Dish". Songs with the best reviews are recognized for their work for one day.
* Nominated for Best Punk Band in WhatzUp Magazine Reader Poll
* Rage Against Cancer Benefit for the American Cancer Society
* McVan's 2004 Halo Tournament - All Ages
* PunkRockNight at the Melody Inn, Indianapolis, IN w/ the Malcontents & SGR
* Columbia Street West, Fort Wayne, IN; including their debut album We Rock Hard So You Don't Have To CD Release Party
* Original music used in City Prototype video production and shown at Pop Filter 2