~Please visit each group’s page to read more:
Emily Asher’s Garden Party
"Simply extraordinary hot jazz played by some of the finest young musicians devoted to keeping this music alive today."
- Ricky Riccardi
Louis Armstrong Biographer
“The Ladybugs’ refreshing sound and smart interpretations of early jazz tunes come as something of a revelation: light popular music from the early 1900s still has the power to enchant …”
- The New York City Jazz Record
The New Wonders
“Mike Davis… appeared to have emerged from a time portal from the year 1927.”
- downbeat magazine
The Lovestruck Balladeers
“The absolute high point of the festival for me was a set by the recently formed Lovestruck Balladeers.”
Korn’s high soprano is instantly recognizable, with a little mist and a little smoke – jaunty wit notwithstanding, her not-so-secret weapon is nuance."