Bolide is, a newly formed modern jazz group that features world class established veteran musicians from NYC. The members include: Russ Lossing- keyboards , Matt Maneri- viola , Chris Bacas- saxes , Ed Schuller- bass and Pete Davenport- drums. 

Russ Lossing has composed over 400 works and is in specialized demand as a world class jazz pianist and improviser. Lossing has 12 CDs as leader and is featured on over 30 other CDs as sideman and collaborator with world acclaimed musicians. Lossing has 4 CDs as leader on the prestigious Swiss avant-garde label HatHut Records. He has also released cds on the Sunnyside, Cleanfeed, Fresh Sound, Double Time and OmniTone labels .  

Matt Maneri is an American composer, improviser and jazz violin and viola player, specifically derivatives such as the five-string viola, the electric six-string violin, and the baritone violin. He is the son of the saxophonist Joe Maneri. Maneri has recorded with Cecil Taylor, Matthew Shipp, Joe Morris, Joe Maneri, Gerald Cleaver, Tim Berne, Borah Bergman, Mark Dresser, William Parker, Michael Formanek, John Lockwood, as well as with his own trio, quartet, and quintet. He has also played on various band releases: Club d'Elf, Decoupage, Brewed by Noon, Paul Motian's Electric Bebop Band, Buffalo Collision.

Edwin G. Schuller is an American jazz bassist and composer. Schuller was born in New York City; his father is Gunther Schuller and his younger brother is drummer George Schuller. Schuller learned clarinet and guitar as a child and switched to bass at age 15. That same year he had his first professional appearances with Ricky Ford. He studied at the New England Conservatory of Music. Schuller has played with Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, Ted Curson, Dave Liebman, Abbey Rader, Jimmy Knepper, Clark Terry, Ran Blake, Paul McCandless, Billy Hart, Mat Maneri, Marty Ehrlich, and Roland Hanna, and has toured with Joe Lovano, Paul Motian, Tim Berne, Jim Pepper, Pat Martino, Mal Waldron, Uli Lenz, Karl Berger, Gerry Hemingway, Marty Cook, Nicolas Simian, Perry Robinson, Barry Miles (musician), Terry Silverlight, Mingus Epitaph, and Jaki Byard. He has played on over 160 recordings and been a member of numerous collective ensembles.Schuller has taught at the Newark Academy and at Berklee College of Music, and was the head of the jazz department at Schweitzer Institute of Music in Idaho from 1988.

Chris Bacas began his career at age fifteen as a sideman with a club band in York, PA, and after attending North Texas State, he began his jazz performance career in earnest. Beginning in 1983, Chris played in the Glen Miller Band, The Tommy Dorsey Band, the Artie Shaw Band, and Buddy Rich's legendary Big Band until Rich's passing in 1987.Over the past twenty years, Chris has appeared at festivals all over the world, including the Nice, North Sea, Cork, Santiago, Montreal, Moers Texaco, Annapolis, JVC New York, and Central PA Jazz Festivals. He has performed in Copenhagen at the Tivoli Gardens; in Los Angeles at The Hollywood Bowl and LA's Comedy Store; in New York's Blue Note and Birdland; at Chicago's Jazz Showcase; and in Washington D.C. at Blues Alley and One Step Down. Chris was a member of the Smithsonian's Jazz Masterworks Orchestra under conductors David Baker and Gunther Schuller. The orchestra's concert series was broadcast on NPR, and a CD sampler was released in 1996. In 1999 Chris was soloist on both flute and saxophone in the Mary Lou Williams' "Mass" (which was performed and recorded in the National Cathedral) and also toured Russia and Siberia with a group of Russian and American musicians.Since 1989, Chris has appeared on over thirty recordings, including three ("Two Choices," "Leave a Message," and "Exits") as leader/co-leader. Since moving to Brooklyn, NY, in 1999, Chris has performed and recorded with Stefan Bauer, The Sound Assembly, and Christoph Sweitzer. In 2004, he attended Brooklyn College on a full tuition scholarship and received a saxophone performance degree with honors. 

Pete Davenport , drummer , percussionist, composer, arranger and producer has toured ,composed and recorded with artists including Jim Beard ,Uri Cane ,Chuck Loeb ,Ed Schuller ,Zach Danziger ,Tim Lefebvre ,Bill Mobley ,Randy Johnston ,Bill McHenry ,Jerome Harris, Matt Garrison, Donny Mcaslin and many others. Along with founding members Zach Danziger and Tim Lefebvre of the jazz underground cult group "Bluth", Pete received world acclaim as drummer, composer, vocalist and producer. The CD titled Bluth won “Jazz Album of the Year” in The German Jazz critics poll 1998. Currently Peter co-leads Brooklyn Primal Jazz group with world acclaimed bassist composer Ed Schuller, bassist / guitarist Jerome Harris; and saxaphone great Bill McHenry. Newly recorded CD Evidence recently released on the GM label. Pete co-leads the jazz group Mobscene with world-renowned trumpet player Bill Mobley. Mobscene CD Singularity received a four star review from “Le Monde de la Musique,” Paris, France. CD Shadow of the Son by jazz group Mobscene was released on Space Time records in the winter 2010. Pete is drummer for Jazz group SkyLine Trio w/ pianist Jon Davis and bassist Ed Schuller. Pete received international acclaim for contributions to Jim Beards CD Advocate.Peter plays on Other CD's titled Bass Talk, Boomish and Uri Caine’s release Bedrock and many more.