Bugs Beddow & the Good STuFF

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Bugs Beddow & the Good STuFF
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Background Information


West Bloomfield


R&B, Rock, Blues

Years Active

2014 - Present


Great Lakes Music, Inc.


bugs Beddow - vocals, trombone, flute, harmonica, keys
Doug Hamborsky - guitar, keys, vocals
Rick Thompson - drums, vocals
Steven Backus - bass, vocals
Jose Hamilton - vocals, tambourine




bugs Beddow & the Good STuFF perform the best Rock & Soul music from the last four decades...you know...the good stuff !!! In addition to bugs' smokin' trombone, flute, & vocals, they have a true Motown legend on the team with all the soul and talent that a Motown born guy can have. Jose Hamilton, who has worked with Motown acts such as the Temptations and Martha and the Vandellas. Back that up with the tightest, hottest rhythm section who cut their teeth together at the immortal Cooley High School in the "D" back in the day, and you have ... bugs Beddow & the Good STuFF!


bugs Beddow

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bugs Beddow is a 20 year West Bloomfield resident. In addition to being a bandleader, vocalist, trombonist, and flutist for his own band, he is the K-5 music teacher at Roosevelt Elementary and a 6th grade band director at Abbott Middle School, both in the West Bloomfield School District in the state of Michigan. After school, when he’s not gigging with his band, he teaches private lessons on trombone, trumpet, tuba, sax, and flute at the Orchard Lake School of Music in Sylvan Lake and West Bloomfield’s Marshall Music on Haggerty Road. He also serves as Vice President of the Orchard Lake Philharmonic Society and has received numerous awards for classical music performances on trombone.

Beddow has shared the stage with Boz Scaggs, Eddie Money, Robert Cray, Spyro Gyra, Earl Klugh, Blood, Sweat, & Tears, Christian McBride, & many more in addition to providing music to actor Jeff Daniels over the last decade. His music can be found on YouTube & iTunes as well as on other artists recordings with artists like Mitch Ryder and J.D. Lamb. He played trombone in movies “Hoffa” with Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, and Armand Asanti, and "Ancient Evenings".

Prior to starting bugs Beddow & the Good STuFF in 2014 the band was called the Bugs Beddow band which he formed in 1980's.


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