Founded in 1984, Out of nowhere was devised as a car to feature a few of Blue Note’s best young jazz talents. Their repertoire emphasized hard bop-oriented originals that prolonged the Blue Notice legacy from the 1960s. The initial lineup of OOTB contains trumpeter Michael Philip Mossman, altoist Kenny Garrett, tenor guy Ralph Bowen, pianist Harry Pickens, bassist Robert Hurst, and drummer Ralph Peterson, most of whom possess gone to possess significant professions. The group documented four albums from 1985-1989 and continued several well-received trips before eventually splitting up when its users developed their very own single careers. Other music artists who were section of OOTB had been bassist Kenny Davis (who became a member of in time because of their third record), altoist Steve Wilson, pianist Renee Rosnes, and drummer Billy Drummond.