Marcs loan b. Cincinnati 1955 into classical, jazz & blues  families. Marc's father, Glenn Milburn Sloan, was bass trombonist for CCM, Tanglewood, St. Louis and Indianapolis Symphonies and The Glenn Sloan Jazz Orchestra. Marc studied at CCM, with Ron Carter at City College NY, with Hilly Crystal at the infamous rock music club CBGBs (Ritual Tension's 'Blood Of The Kid' on Celluloid Records), guitar w/ Alfredo Mesa and Gerardo Núñez in Spain. Marc works occasionally w/ guitarist composer Elliott Sharp, recorded for Rhys Chatham @ Lincoln Center and toured w/ Kido Natsuki / Katsui Yuji in Japan.Marc collaborates with artist Maggie Ens.

Simon Fishburn - Drums  Originally hailing from Sydney, Australia and graduating from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 1995, Simon has played and recorded with Australian major label artists such as Tania Bowra (ABC Records/Polygram), Roger Frampton (Tall Poppies Records/ABC Jazz), Anita Spring (Universal Music) and Ben Fields (Warner Bros. Records). Since having moved to New York in early 2012, he has since had the opportunity to play with such notable artists as Richie Cannata (Billy Joel), Frosty Lawson (The Village People) and Adrian Cunningham (Wycliffe Gordon). He currently plays with: Soapbox Army, Sonnyboy, Steve Golub’s Uncharted Territory, The Joel Young Band , Erin & The International Jam and of course Marcs loan.


Pablo Shine - Percussion  Pablo Shine was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico in 1961 a gifted conguero and prolific painter. His work is in private collections in the Hudson Valley area, New York City, London, Japan and San Juan, Puerto Rico. His most recent work is the result of a process of exploration that was triggered a few years ago by getting reacquainted with Afro-Caribbean music, mainly with the rhythm and dance of Bomba and Plena from his native Puerto Rico and the Rumba and Santeria music of their sister island Cuba. Playing these African based rhythms, he began to be inspired to paint images that relate to the folklore, culture and the tropical beauty found in the lush and vibrant flora of Puerto Rico. You can view his visual work at


Guy Thilett  received his Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, his Master's Degree in Education from SUNY Stonybrook and his Master's Degree in Computer Science from SUNY New Paltz.  He has taught in public school, and maintains a large private studio of violin, viola and guitar students through Jacobs Music Center in Highland, NY.  In addition to the Dorian String Quartet, Guy is a multi-instrumentalist performing previous with world music band Passero, the rock band The Sovs, Marcs loan's 'Forever Moonlight' recordings/band.

The Cincinnati Forever Moonlight Band
Marcs loan w/ Stan Ginn percussion and Shari Lauter violin