Marty Milbrand - Lead Vocals
After timidly making it as an all-county selection for his high school chorus group, Marty found his "true voice" on a karaoke machine, turning heads at a family Christmas party. Once out of his shell he continued doing karaoke at local bars and notching a win in the two contests he participated in, landing him an interview on AM Buffalo. Marty has also been seen singing at various open mics, guest singing with local bands Sudden Urge and The Yesterday Band, and most recently as the lead singer of The Rhythm Rockers. He is influenced by artists varying from many genres but most notably country stars Johnny Cash, Chris Stapleton, and Eric Church.
Alex Nobles - Vocals, Guitar
Born into a family of music Alex Nobles gravitated towards the guitar around age 10 and with practice around age 16 Alex joined his Uncles band “Black Horse” as a roadie and sound guy. During this 3 year period he really learned what it took be in a band. Over the course of the next 13 years, Alex could be seen playing Drums and singing with Stevie B and the Rhythm Rockers, Unbridled Enthusiasm and assisted in writing originals works with Peter Kramer and the Eastwood Project. He was also a guitarist and singer for nearly 8 years at his local church. Today he can be seen during the winter on The Alex Nobles show on Facebook live taking requests on demand and rocking it out with The Noblemen as lead singer and guitarist. As his favorite moto says he’ll catch you on the flip side.
Ed Rowland - Drums
Ed has been studying music for 25 years. He grew up as a classically trained trombonist and attended Edinboro University, where he fell in love with percussion instruments. He started playing drums in the Spirit of the Scots Marching Band's snareline. After some time away from music, he began studying the drum kit and played in the local hard rock band "Liter of Cola". After departing from LOC, he joined the Lancaster Renegade Drum Corps where he plays in the snareline. Ed also arranges the feature music and is the music instructor for the corps. Ed met Alex in the Renegade Drum Corps, and began to jam together with Black Horse, before forming the current lineup of The Noblemen. Influences are Jeremy Humel(formerly of Breaking Benjamin), Jen Ledger (Skillet), and Ray Luzier(Korn).
Dakota Jacobs - Bass
Dakota Jacobs has played bass in numerous Blues/Rock bands in Western New York since the 1980's. He proudly co-founded the True Blues Band, which received nomination for best Blues Band in WNY. In 1987, Dakota and his bandmates performed in the inaugural Niagara Falls International Blues Festival, sharing the stage with multi-national recording artists. Dakota has played bass regionally from Rochester to Canada, and stretching deep into the Southern Tier. Jacobs also co-wrote and performed on a single titled "Love Is Strong" that was featured on WBFO's "Best of the Blues" CD. Dakota has also endeavored into solo projects including Heart of Herring, in which he wrote all six songs on the debut LP. Major influence: Jack Bruce on bass.
Joe Jablonsky - Lead Guitar
Joe is a full time real estate professional and blues based lead guitar player originally from Binghamton, NY. Joe has been playing guitar for the past 25 years. After moving to Buffalo to in 1999, he played in acoustic bands and hosted open mic night at Central Park Grill in Buffalo for nearly 2 years. His influences include Eric Clapton, Jimi, Hendrix, Tommy Emmanuel, Trey Anastasio, Michael Hedges, Warren Haynes, Dickey Betts, Jimmy Page, Monte Montgomery, B.B. King and a host of other guitar gods. When he's not playing guitar (which is rarely, if you ask his wife..:) he enjoys helping clients with their real estate needs, staying active and spending time with his wife and young son.