Shawn Crawford (Guitar,Vocals)
Shawn grew up in a musical family and started playing guitar when he was nine years old. His first band, in 1988, was Split Second out of Lakeland, Florida. From there, he continued on to be a member of three other bands before finding the perfect combination in Wikked Jester. His greatest inspirations are Randy Rhoades, Slash, Zack Wylde, Jake E Lee and just about all the classic hair bands from the 80's and 90's. With a two year education in guitar theory, Shawn chooses to play Jackson guitars, with line 6 amps. Terry and Shawn match amps for that Wikked Jester sound.
Dan Encina (Drums)
Dan, born in Santiago, Chile, is no stranger to music. His father holds a golden record in Chile, and all three of his brothers are musicians as well. Prior to meeting up with Wikked Jester, Dan played for three bands in Rochester, New York, as well as one (Sonz of Thunder) in Florida. His influences include Keith Moon, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, and the one and only, "The Professor", Neil Peart.
Terry Schambers (Guitar,Vocals)
Considering his extensive musical career, Terry's exquisite guitar work and stratospheric chops should come as no surprise. He's played at the top of the L.A. club circuit with Celebrity, appearing at clubs like the Roxy and Whiskey. He also played extensively right here in the Bay area in the '80's with Equinox, Texas Attitude, among others. His influences include Jimi Hendrix, Steve Vai, Eddie Van Halen, Brian May, Eric Clapton, Al DiMiola, Allan Holdsworth . . . well, you get the picture.
Tommy Devine (Vocals,Guitar)
Born in the city of brotherly love, at the age of 10 Tommy was a member of the esteemed Philadelphia Academy Boys Choir. At that time, he did a solo performance in an opera accompanied by the Philadelphia Philharmonic Orchestra with an audience of 3000! The bug to sing and perform hit him hard, but he got sidetracked by a term in the Army. In 1984, Tommy moved to Sarasota and began a duo with Larry Douglas which he still partakes in today. He has jammed with Edgar Winter, Pretty Ugly, Mick Roush, Brian Johnson, Damn the Torpedo and various other artists. With 10 bands behind him, Tommy brings conviction to his vocals and to Wikked Jester. He also participates in Center for Positive Living, duos with Larry Douglas and Paul Williams, and Musical civil war re-enactment.
Gary Sharp (G Sharp) Bass Guitar )
Born in Columbus Ohio now a native of Florida for 20 years, For the past 18 years Gary plays guitar and drums. Gary has jammed with quite a few Bands such as, Flat Cat, Die Hard, Hung Jury, Myaziz Dragon, Unkel Skini, Stone cold Rose and Bad Bonz. Through out his life Gary had many Influences on drums. Such as Artimus Pyle, Peter Cris, Tim "Herb"Alexander and Neil Peart. Gary's influences on Bass are Leon Wilkeson, John Paul Jones, Nikki Sixx, Gene Simmons, Geddy Lee, Ian Hall, Les Claypool. Gary has now Joined Wikked Jester and is doing a great job with all of his experiences.