Posts Tagged swing

new music: Tin Cup Serenade



Eric Garland (drums)
Safa Shokrai (upright bass)
Rolf Wilkinson (vocals)
Larry Leight ( trombone )
Pete Cornell (saxophone)

from: San Francisco


combines jazz, calypso and swing. All flowy dresses, dark suits and cha-cha. makes you feel like you’re right in a film. emotional story-telling through horns, upright bass and melancholy vocals. mid-tempo songs. A mellower version of 90s band Squirrel Nut Zippers.


album: Tragic Songs of Hope [out April 23, 2013]

label: Tin Cup Serenade Productions

my picks:

“Limbo Jazz”
“Sunny Oakland Day”
“Money is King”


purchase at Amazon: Tragic Songs of Hope

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Larry and His Flask: music review


brothers Jamin (drums/vocals) and Jesse Marshall (Double bass, harmonica/ vocals)
Ian Cook (lead vocals/guitar)
Dallin Bulkley (guitar/vocals)
Kirk Skatvold (mandolin/vocals)
Andrew Carew (banjo/vocals)

from: Bend, Oregon


Infuse punk, ska, swing and rock for high-energy exuberance. hip attitude. Great live show. Caught them opening for Frank Turner. Actually thought they were from Ireland.

EP: Hobo’s Lament out September 25

label: Paper + Plastick

my picks:

“Big Ride” makes me think of Reel Big Fish meets Squirrel Nut Zippers




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