Carol Jantsch: Supreme Tuba Goddess of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Not only is Carol Jantsch the first woman to win a principal tuba position in a major American Symphony, she is such a badass she did this before she could legally have a drink. Jantsch won the principal tuba position before she even finished her senior year at the University of Michigan. A true musical genius and an unbelievably hard worker, Carol Jantsch is a total badass.
P.S. Gig tonight at Tony’s Studio B in Lakeland, Florida. Show starts at 8.
Without further ado, I present to you, the most beautiful tuba playing skeleton from the Dia del los Muertos in Tucson Arizona, Mary!
P.S. We’re in New Smyrna Beach at the Beachside Tavern! Show starts at 9. See you on the beach.
Joe Tarto: bassist, tuba king, composer and arranger whose career spanned over six decades
After his stint in the Army band during World War I, Tarto broke into the New York music scene and quickly became the go to man for the low end. He recorded, composed and arranged for jazz greats like Bix Beiderbecke and Fletcher Henderson and he was a member of the CBS and NBC studio orchestras. On top of all of that, he recorded the background music for Betty Boop and Popeye cartoons. A true badass.
P.S. Gig tonight at Scruffy City Hall in Knoxville, Tennessee. Show starts at 10.
It is my utmost pleasure to introduce to you, the most beautiful jazz dancer in Phoenix, Arizona, Ashley!
P.S. Gig tonight at the Volcanic Theatre Pub in Bend, Oregon. Show starts at 9.
Jim Self: legendary freelance musician who has played on over 1500 movie soundtracks and countless tv shows, composer, jazzcat badass.
Jim Self’s career is far too distinguished and extensive to get into here, but let it be known, Jim is the voice of the mothership in Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Nuff Said.
P.S. Gig tonight at the Hop Cat in Detroit, Michigan. Show starts at 10.
It is my utmost pleasure to introduce to you, the most beautiful music therapist/classical flutist in Danbury CT, Cecilia!
P.S. Gig tonight at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center in Roswell, GA. Show starts at 8.
It is my utmost pleasure to present to you, the most beautiful tuba playing lawyer in Cambridge via the UK, Bex!
P.S. Tonight we’re back in Belmar, New Jersey at 10th Ave. Burrito. Come on out and get your full of luchadors, burritos, and brass. Show starts at 8:30.
Wilfried Brandstötter: tubist, professor, actor, badass monster player whose facility and tone quality is matched only by his sense of humor and showmanship.
Wilfried Brandströtter is a founding member of Mnozil Brass and the professor of tuba at the Anton Bruckner University in Linz.
Go and check out everything he has been a part of. You won’t be disappointed.
P.S. Gig tonight at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA. It’s our first show ever in Philadelphia! Come on out and let’s have a good time. Show starts at 8.
We’re back at the amazing CSPS Hall in Cedar Rapids, IA! Come out and check out this incredible venue. The show starts at 7.
And now without further ado, the most beautiful flutist/band director/ska front woman in Detroit, Kim!
It is my utmost pleasure to present to you, the most beautiful office worker in Boca Raton, Stephanie!
P.S. Gig tonight at the beautiful Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT! Show starts at 8. Come and join us at our Stamford debut!