Meet the POSSM

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 The POSSM are Renaissance Men. We are teachers, entrepreneurs, surfers, students, athletes, family men and sometimes musicians. We are lucky to have great neighbors, fans, friends and collaborators who have helped make our short career a fantastic ride!

We are having an awesome time playing music that we love (everything from Bob Marley and Johnny Cash to Sublime and Mumford and Sons) and feel very fortunate for the opportunities we’ve had.  

Our ever expanding group of originals are acoustic guitar driven rock centered around great songwriting.  All four members of the band write original music and we all work together to create our final sounds. We have completed our debut album, Take Your Time,  and are honored and excited to have won the Best of Hartford Magazine readers poll two years in a row.  Our song Better was even played on 99.1 WPLR during the Local Bands Show! Thanks to everyone for the support and see you all out at a show soon.

EARL Henrichon: Lead vocals, rhythm guitar, ukulele 

Earl is a high school Health and PE teacher who for some reason decided it was a good idea to learn how to play guitar and then sing in front of people. Having no social awareness he then formed a band and made his friends and family pretend to be fans. Earl is having a blast being a part of POSSM, surfing whenever possible and hanging out with his wife Jane and 6 year-old daughter Lillian. He is the oldest member of the band… but just barely.

 

TONY Koos: Bass guitar, ukulele

Tony grew up a California boy who moved out to CT after brief stint as a nationally ranked youth tennis prospect.  Tony has loved music and skateboarding for most of his life and so obviously he is a bass player.  Tony’s claim to fame is that he is not the oldest member of the POSSM. Tony also loves to surf and recently got married to the love of his life Megan.

 

BEN Paden: Percussion

Ben earned his graduate degree from The Hartt School of Music in composition and holds a degree in percussion which makes him wildly underqualified to hold any job in the real world and wildly overqualified to play in POSSM. Ben moved to Connecticut from Colorado and has since grown a fantastic mustache. Ben has fallen in love with the Hartford community and appreciates the opportunity play fun music with guys that are almost as handsome as he is.

 

JEREMY Haddad: Lead guitar, vocal harmonies

Jeremy is the youngest member of the POSSM.  A former high school student of Earl’s, he spends most of his free time swiping right on Tinder and driving from Mansfield to play shows in Hartford. Jeremy is POSSM’s lead guitar player and reels in the cougars with his sexy riffs and sweet sweet vocals. Jer has earned his masters in Spanish from ECSU and recently returned from a sabbatical living and working in Central America to immerse himself in the langauge and culture. Also he sledded down a mountain and drank cheap beer.

 

 

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