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The musicians in Final Stage each have impressive track records. They all hold at least a Bachelor's Degree of Music, and among their collective accomplishments are the Boston Phoenix Music Award, ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award, Herb Pomeroy Arranging Award, Toshiko Akiyoshi Award, and 1st place in the Paul Simon Graceland Bass Competition. They have worked with worked such composers as Nobuo Uematsu and Masashi Hamauzu (Final Fantasy), Jack Wall (Call of Duty Black Ops 2), Wataru Hokoyama (Resident Evil 5), Jonathan Coulton (Portal), and Alan Silvestri (Forrest Gump); as well as such famous artists as Alicia Keys, Coldplay, The Verve, Andrea Boccelli, Pat Metheny, Paco de Lucia, Esperanza Spalding, Maria Schneider, Alan Evans (Soul Live), the Boston Pops, Terri Lyne Carrington, and more. Its members have been directly involved in recordings and productions for Resident Evil 6 (CAPCOM), Monster Hunter 'SWING' (CAPCOM), Binary Domain (SEGA), STAR WARS in Concert tour.
Although Final Stage is a newly formed group, many of its members have experience playing at gaming conventions. Major cons at which its members have made appearances include PAX East 2010, 2011 and 2012, PAX Prime 2012, Anime Central 2012, and Anime Boston 2009 and 2010.