Who We Are...

  Eddie Hurley (Bass/Vocals) - Eddie grew up in Hopewell Junction, NY and currently resides in Orange County, NY. He started his bass playing and singing career with the classic-rock group Syrinx while in high school, and then co-founded the southern-rock band South Paw while attending Manhattan College. Eddie was a founding member of the country-rock groups Hussey Hill, Blue Water, and the acoustic-trio McLoughlin, Hurley, & Henderson (MH2). He also played with the Albany, NY based southern-rock band Crossfire and several area jam-bands. Eddie's musical interests are diverse, yet he finds the harmony-laden "Southern California Sound" reminiscent of AMERICA, POCO, CSNY, and the Eagles to be where his heart lies. Eddie holds a Doctorate Degree in Education (SJU, NY) and has been a school teacher for over 25 years.

   Paul O. Davis (Keyboards/Vocals) - Paul is originally from Grahamsville, NY and has been performing throughout the Hudson Valley for more than 20 years on keyboards and trumpet. He has performed with Silk 'n Sounds, Sharp 9, The Doug Ferony Orchestra, The New York Swing Exchange, and several other area bands. Paul has a degree in Music Education from Ithaca College. He is a private, as well as public school music teacher, and has composed songs for two full-length musicals. When he's not performing with HURLEY MOUNTAIN HIGHWAY, Paul spends much of his free time directing musicals and conducting musical theater productions. 

 Ron Harsch (Drums/Vocals) - Ron has been playing drums for over 40 years. He grew up in Williamsport, PA and studied at Lou Feist Studios while playing in local rock and nightclub bands during his teen years. Ron's professional music career began with the United States Military Academy (USMA) Band at West Point, NY where he performed with the marching band, The Beginnings rock band, and The Jazz Knights big band for 28 years. Ron has been a freelance drummer for many years and has performed with Dick Wells, The Bill Nepfal Orchestra, Horizon Entertainment, The Jimmy Sturr Orchestra, The Debbie Major Ensemble, Common Ground Orchestra, The Ed Michaels Orchestra, The Country Pages, and many others. Ron performed and recorded with Tracking Buddha (1995-1998), featuring Elizabeth Graham and with Silk ‘n Sounds featuring Debbie Major (2000-2005). He also studied drumming under Carmine Appice, Tony Williams, and John Riley. Ron has a drum studio in Orange County, NY, where he teaches private lessons. He plays Yamaha drums and Zildjian cymbals and is affectionately referred to as "Rongo" by his HURLEY MOUNTAIN HIGHWAY band mates.

Paul Malta (Guitars/Vocals) - Paul originally hails from New York City and has been playing guitar for over 30 years with countless NYC area bands, covering everything from blues to bluegrass, hard rock to pop/top 40, soul/funk and standards, as well as playing and recording with original acts. He holds a Bachelors in Music from the Aaron Copland School of Music (CUNY) and a Master of Science in Information Systems (Stevens Institute of Technology).  Although Paul is an IT professional by day, music is his passion and he continues to perform regularly with various local acts in the Mid-Hudson Valley area, including the Funk Junkies. Paul is the newest member of HURLEY MOUNTAIN HIGHWAY.