An American multi-instrumentalist folk, blues, bluegrass musician and vocalist from Los Angeles. He plays banjo, piano and violin and his musical influences are mainly rooted in the early American music from the 1920s and 30s and earlier.
Folk Music Legend & founder of the Jim Kweskin Jug Band, avail solo, or with Meredith Axelrod, or Geoff Muldaur or Happy Traum.
“The Down Hill Strugglers are, to my ears, the very best interpreters of traditional material presently going.” - Amanda Petrusich, The New Yorker
Meredith Axelrod will sing the sweetest melodies of yesteryear and transport you musically to 1928 via all your old favorite songs.
This group has all the charm of a century-old traveling music show fresh off the train.
The Jake Leg Stompers evoke the rebellious spirit and colorful pageantry of American popular music before the Second World War, from the Memphis blues to the Virginia Reel; when jazz began, vaudeville was urgent, and folk music was still dangerous.
“My favorite Blues guitarist… I love your sound and touch and your vocals…the real deal.” STEVE MILLER
a kaleidoscope of deep grooves, atmospheric instrumental passages, harmonies, and poetic flashes ....
"The Americans are part of this group, these genius twenty-first century musicians that are reinventing American heritage music for this century. And it sounds even better this century." T Bone Burnett | Telluride Film Festival
The best way to describe the sound of the group is as follows... “An unexpected, eclectic blend of Delta Blues, Bluegrass, Motown and acoustic pop.” New Albany MS news magazine
BOBBY BLUE THE BALLADEER is a countertenor Folk singer of early American Country and Mexican Folk songs. Inspired by his Costa Rican/American heritage and artists like Pedro Infante, Marty Robbins, or currently Calexico crossed with Pink Martini.
King Paris combines musical elements of American Rock and Roll, World Beat, Exotica, Bhangra, House, and Slide Blues Guitar into a uniquely Universal and original style that is all his own!