The Thyme Bombs

Acoustic Rock

Mike Tarango: Guitar and vocals Thyme Bombs founder Mike Tarango has played guitar and bass and has sung in rock, top 40, alternative, power-pop, heavy metal, and alternative country bands in the Sierra Foothill and Central Valley regions of California. Mike considers his formulation of the Thyme Bombs the final outcome of a lifetime of great musical experiences. Ellen Marconi: Vocals Singing since the age of 3, Ellen Marconi was exposed to a range of musical influences from Barbara Streisand to Bob Dylan and Motown. She studied vocal performance at Indiana University with aspirations to perform on Broadway - but found her true calling singing all genres of music while fronting East Coast cover bands during the 1970ís and 1980ís. After a hiatus for family and career, Ellen returns to her roots - singing in a perfect collaborative environment, the songs of her generation and beyond. Gary Griffith: 12-string guitar, bass and vocals Gary`s background spans arranging, conducting, choir, musical theater, progressive rock, jazz and more. He holds a degree in music theory and composition from Newberry College in S. Carolina. During an 18-year tenure as music director of a Tampa church, Gary owned a recording studio and produced, wrote, and arranged music for many musical clients. He also performed in local bands. His 8-piece vocal group presented styles from medieval madrigal music to Broadway show tunes. ​ Ellen Berrahmoun: C flute, alto flute, percussion Ellen lives for music! She attended Berklee College of Music and New England Conservatory for jazz and classical flute studies, while absorbing the urban international music scene. With forays into pop, blues, ballads, Latin, jazz, funk, folkloric, world fusion and flamenco music among other styles, Ellen performed and arranged with many local ensembles. She`s a passionate fan and interpreter of Brasilian music. Along with her role in the Thyme Bombs, Ellen plays in a jazz duo, Shades of Light.