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Santa Clara
Alexis Mercy
AMercyRecords@aol.com
Santa Clara, CA 95050
United States


Arkadia Jazz
Arkadia Jazz aspires to become one of the most influential independent jazz labels of the future, combining a healthy respect and high regard for jazz's glorious past with a vision that looks eagerly toward jazz's bright future.


http://www.arkadiarecords.com
New York
Bob Karcy
34 East 23rd St.
New York, NY 10010
United States
Phone 212-533-0007


Eric Roberts
Eric Roberts is an accomplished classical and jazz guitarist and bassist as well as composer, and has been playing professionally since the age of 16. He has music degrees from Ithaca College and the University of Miami and has played with numerous notable entertainers, such as: Chuck Berry, The Fifth Dimension, The Drifters, Bob Hope, Joan Rivers, Anthony Newley, Maureen McGovern, and the Smothers Brothers, to name a few.

Eric’s own original music encompasses a variety of musical influences, from Paul Winter and David Darling to Ralph Towner, Eberhard Weber and Pat Metheny, as well as the music of Brazil. His own unique sound comes from a melding of instruments - from the classical guitar, fretless bass and guitar synthesizer to the mandolin and the bandura (a Ukrainian instrument akin to the harp).


http://ericroberts.org
Highlands Ranch
Eric Roberts
3692 Fairgate Court
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
United States
Phone 303-346-2970
Fax 303-374-5147


Harry Hepcat


By 1955, Harry "got the rock & roll bug". His first guitar came in early 1956. By 1958, Harry Hepcat was already performing with bands and recording. Evolving with the music current in the 1960s, Harry always included fifties material in his act. In 1967, he decided to devote himself solely to fifties rock and roll. He's been recording and performing ever since.

Harry Hepcat performed for the original Broadway cast of "Grease". The fifties actors stated, "Hepcat's great! He's New York's best kept secret. We only act it; it's such a pleasure to hear the real thing".

Here then is the real thing, from fifties rock-a-billy classics to original Hepcat compositions like, "Sunrise Special", a tribute to the rise of Sun records and its artists.

Bill Nolan, Connecticut disc jockey and founder of the Rhythm and Blues/Rock & Roll Society, said it all, "Jerry Lee Lewis couldn't do "Great Balls of Fire" better than Harry Hepcat....Harry Hepcat isn't an imitator, he is an original rock and roller from the 1950s.

http://www.elijahrec.com
Syosset
Elijah Records, Inc.
PO Box 884
Syosset, NY 11791-0899
United States
Phone 631.544.9596
Fax 631.544.1199


Hot Duck Soup
HOT DUCK SOUP, Burnsville, North Carolina's own great little old-time jazz swing ragtime blues jugband performs their toe-tapping, finger-snapping, fly-swatting, knuckle-busting, head-scratching, hip-swiveling music on banjos, guitars, ukuleles, cornets, kazoos, slide whistles, animal calls, assorted trash, and a washtub bass.
http://www.hotducksoup.net
Burnsville
John D. Richards
264 Clear View Lane
Burnsville, NC 28714
United States
Phone 828 682-6567


Jody Byrd

charlotte
jody byrd
byrd
charlotte, NC 28209
United States


Kenny Brannan
Nashville Recording Artist Kenny Brannan will definitely catch your attention all the way from his up-beat style Traditional Country to his Slow Heartfelt Ballads. Kenny's music is an extenstion of his heart and soul.
http://www.myspace.com/kennybrannan
Neosho
Kenny Brannan

Neosho, MO 64850
United States
Phone 417-451-7439


Mad Tea Party
Asheville’s innovative folk group the Mad Tea Party performs original songs as well as novelty jazz and old-time music from the ’20s and ’30s. In the course of a performance they will sing and play ukulele, banjo, guitar, mandolin, tenor banjo, fiddle, kazoo, slide whistle, horns, bells, whistles, and more! Their material ranges from silly to sincere. And their delivery is delightfully refreshing. As one reviewer put it, “Perhaps the most meaningful thing I can say about the show is this: It’s a rare night when I can walk out of a bar at 2 AM and feel a little more innocent than when I came in” (Steve Shanafelt, Mountain Xpress). They will make you laugh and make you think, and they will most certainly entertain you.


http://www.themadteaparty.com
Asheville
Ami Worthen
downtown
Asheville, NC 28801
United States
Phone 828-231-6290


Nairobi Trio
jazzy, eclectic mix of music from the southern islands of the pacific.
http://www.nairobitrio.co.nz
Mt Eden, Auckland
Peter Koopman
1/9 Ngauruhoe St
Mt Eden, Auckland, 1003
New Zealand
Phone +64-9-623-7404


Candler
Patrick Fitzsimons
12 Shady Ln.
Candler, NC 28715
United States


Snake Oil Medicine Show
The art and music created by Snake Oil Medicine Show are vivid expressions of love. The positive vibrations the band memebers share with their audiences communicate a sincere belief that through unity, awareness and spirituality, the world can change for the better. Given this essential creative premise, the fact that their unique sound has always resonated with the various textures of American roots and World Music.

--Patty O'Furniture

Snake Oil Medicine Show is a dedicated group of artist and musicians who love and respect tradition in acoutic music, but who also share an even stronger passion to shape it's future. Snake Oil's goal is to convey positive energy and ideals to their audiences through music and art. Improvisation rules as guest musicans, rappers, freestylers, artists, puppeteers, dancers and jugglers often grace the stage. Snake Oil Medicine Show features some of the hottest talents around. No two performances are ever the same!

Snake Oil has shared the stage with;

Bruce Hornsby, Merle Saunders, Bela Fleck, Guy Clark, Colonel Bruce Hampton, Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Norman Blake, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan and Crucial Reggae, Tony Furtado, Tim Krekel, Old Crow Medicine Show, Japonize Elephants, John Cowan, Dr. Demento, Leftover Salmon, The Lazybirds, THe Reverend Jeff Mosier, Michelle Shocked, Ras Alan, Rick Denko, Ami Worthen's Mad Tea Party, The Hula Cats, Squat, Michael Ray and His Cosmic Crew, Donna The Buffalo, Galactic, Prong Horn, Acoustic Syndicate, Hypnotic Clambake, Stewed Mulligan, The Larry Keel Experience, The Recipe, Blue Ground Undergrass, Scrappy Hamilton, Darrol Anger, Reeltime Travelers, Abbott Vaughn Meader, Joe Craven, David Grisman Quintet, Mike Marshall, Vince Herman, Emma Gibbs Band, Baby Gramps, The Overtakers Jamaican Band, Tony Trischka, Curtis Burch, Yonder Mountain String Band

Snake Oil Medicine Show is-

George Pond

Andrew Pond

Caroline Pond

Phil Cheney

Billy Seawell III


http://snakeoilmedicineshow.net
Asheville
Snake Oil Medicine Show

Asheville, NC 28805
United States
Phone 8282316099


Swing Train
"Announcing The Best Band for Your Special Event." Swing Train is the Twin Cities Premier Special Events Band. Providing musical entertainment for your wedding reception, corporate event, company party, convention, bar mitzvah and festivals.

Featuring sax, piano, bass, drums, and stunning female vocalist, Swing Train performs the best of swing, big band, jazz, and latin. Choose from Swing Train's extensive songlist. Duke Ellington to Cole Porter.

Swing Train will accomodate your entertainment needs. Choose the ensemble that fits your needs:
* Quintet featuring female vocalist
* Quartet with sax, piano, bass and drums
* Duo with piano and sax or
Solo pianist.

Let Swing Train make your event extra special. Call now to reserve your date at 612-210-0788
http://www.swing-train.com
Minneapolis
Swing Train
5841 Pleasant Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419
United States
Phone 612-210-0788


The Polyjesters
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO THE POLYJESTERS PLAY?

This question has been asked since the beginning of the PJ's and may well be asked until they die. It is a very difficult question to answer as they play all kinds of music and usually end up mixing them all together. Sometimes they will even go as far as each member playing a different song or style all together at the same time.

But for now, we will call their music 'Chunk' music which can be described as a mixture of swing, folk, and roots music. Now you may be asking yourself, "Well, what the heck is roots music man?", and that's where we can clarify things for you. 'Roots' is more or less a word created for those who are still living in the past and refuse to listen to that new hippidy hoppidy music. It contains music such as old jazz, tin pan alley songs, old country, bluegrass, and ragtime.

Now, of course the PJ's write their own music which is a mixture of all of these styles and thus we bring you: CHUNK!
http://www.polyjesters.com
Carstairs
Jason Valleau
Box 1214
Carstairs, ALB T0M0N0
Canada