Related Information for I Nine The four members of I Nine have been playing together for three years, though all the members have known each other since they were very young, having all grown up in Orangeburg, South Carolina. “Growing up in a town where kids mostly went to private school, we all went to public school which is where we met and have stayed close friends," describes the group's charismatic lead singer, Carmen Keigans.Carmen and band mates Bryan Gibson (lead guitar, cello) and Matt Heath (bass).. read more