Adam Revell, Formerly of the Motet, Is One of Colorado's Best Keyboard Players

"It was really cool, like completing a circle," says Adam Revell of the first time he realized he already knew Stephen Thurston, a fellow keyboardist he'd begun to collaborate with.

Years earlier, Thurston had taken piano lessons from Revell, formerly of the funk/jam colossus The Motet. Revell didn't remember Thurston at first, but he knew their styles gelled.

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Oakland Childers has been a music journalist since he was sixteen.