Band Biographies

Mint Julep Jazz Band

With their little big band lineup of 4 horns, rhythm section, and vocalist, the Mint Julep Jazz Band recreates the hot jazz sounds of the 1920′s, 1930′s, and early 1940’s through arrangements based on original recordings from the jazz age and swing era and original tunes inspired by that time period.  The Mint Julep Jazz […]

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Davina & The Vagabonds

Davina Sowers and the Vagabonds have created a stir on the national music scene with their high-energy live shows, level A musicianship, sharp-dressed professionalism, and Sowers’ commanding stage presence. With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band is converting audiences one show at […]

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Marquis Hill Blacktet

Trumpeter and composer Marquis Hill is widely recognized as one of the preeminent voices on the instrument of his generation. Raised in the Chatham neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, his introduction to music was made by taking up the drum kit in the fourth grade. However, after being inspired by a cousin his focus soon […]

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The Rad Trads

Based in New York City, The Rad Trads have quickly gained a reputation as one of New York’s most entertaining live acts. They bring their love of the game to a diverse style of soulful American music, with influences ranging from early jazz to New Orleans brass band, R&B, the Chicago and delta blues, and […]

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Robert Jospé Express – Trio

The Robert Jospé Express with Butch Taylor on keyboards, and Dane Alderson on electric bass play a percussive driven mix of jazz, rock, funk and Latin with a contemporary electric sound. Born in Manhattan, Robert Jospé was inspired by his Belgian parents love of music and began playing the drums at fourteen. He had his […]

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The Second Marine Aircraft Wing Jazz Ensemble

Located at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina, the Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band continues the proud tradition of excellence in military music that has become the hallmark of the Marine Music Program. Consisting of 51 Marine Musicians, the Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band is a highly trained and versatile musical organization. Since […]

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