A progressive rock and roll jam music group from Burlington, Vermont, RAQ 1st came together in 2001. Initial users Jay Burwick (bass), Chris Michetti (guitars), Marc Scortino (keyboards), and Greg Stukey (drums) released their 1st album, Shed Technology in 2001. Scortino remaining the band soon thereafter, and was changed with Todd Stoops. The regrouped RAQ released their follow-up, Sugars, in 2002. The music group has, over time, played several nationally renowned celebrations, including Bonnaroo, the Large Sierra Festival, and moe.straight down. In 2006, the music group hunkered down at Trey Anastasio’s Barn Studio room in Vermont to record their third record, Ton Three.