The three letters of WAZ! stand for Dave "W"hetstone, Martin "A"llcock and Pete "Z"orn. In the british folk scene they are known by their work with Fairport Convention, Albion Band and Richard Thompson Band. Dave Whetstone is an experienced melodeon player and songwriter. Martin Allcock is a multi instrumentalist and was, among others, playing with Jethro Tull, while Pete Zorn worked together with Joan Armatrading and Gerry Rafferty.