The Groove Crusaders is a dynamic music group dedicated to the 
sound of vintage American music rooted in blues, R&B, pop, rock and soul.

Michael James 
Guitar, steel guitar and vocals.

  Michael plays lead guitar, steel guitar and sings. He has performed as a guitarist regularly in the La Crosse area since 1994 and he has recorded on several CD projects.  
  For 20+ years he has taught private guitar lessons. He has also taught music part time as faculty at a couple local universities. 
  In 2013 he published his first guitar method book. 
  You can also check out his personal website at
Eric Graham
Organ, keyboards and bass.

 Eric plays organ/keyboard and bass. He holds a Masters Degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music and Johns Hopkins University.
 Eric is a full-time music professor at Century College and he is also currently an adjunct music faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical. 
  Eric is in high demand as a performing musician. He performs and tours regionally with many groups in several styles of music.  
Miles Johnston
Drums and Vocals

 Miles has been playing music for over forty years. In the Army Miles played in the 7th Infantry Division Band at Ft. Ord, California, and the 3rd Armored Division Band in Frankfurt, Germany.  After the service, Miles studied music at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and then piano technology at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls.
 Miles is in demand as a drummer and a vocalist through out the mid-west. He is accomplished in many styles of music.