The Band was an acclaimed and influential roots rock group.
The original group consisted of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass,
fiddle, trombone, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboard instruments,
saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, baritone saxophone,
vocals), and Robbie Robertson (guitar, vocals), and Levon Helm (drums,
mandolin, guitar, vocals). All five members were notable musicians in
their own right.