Jazz as it used to be! The notorious four-piece hot swing jazz outfit reprising inter-war jazz numbers with verve, nerve, class, rakish banter and a Noel Coward-esque quality all of their own.
Joscho Stephan is a German gypsy jazz guitarist. Hailed as a prodigy he is currenty one of, if not the best, guitarist of his style at the moment. Heavily influenced by the likes of Django Reinhardt and Chet Atkins, Stephan's music is a mixture of slow melodic jazz and fast, jolly gypsy music. Throughout his music Stephan's incredible skill and technique can be heard from his vibrato to his incredible runs up and down the guitar neck.
Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, The Professor, and Swing's Senior Statesman. Goodman was regarded by some as a demanding taskmaster, by others an arrogant and eccentric martinet. Many musicians spoke of The Ray, Goodman's trademark glare that he bestowed on a musician who failed to perform to his demanding standards.
The Cherry Poppin' Daddies are an American band formed in Eugene, Oregon, in 1989. Since 1990, they have released seven albums, with an eighth due out in mid-2012. The Daddies' music is primarily a mix of swing, ska and rock, characterized by a prominent horn section and sardonic, often morbid, lyricism. While the band's earliest albums were rooted predominantly in punk rock and funk, their subsequent studio albums have since incorporated influences from many diverse genres of popular music and Americana into their sound...