Rich's roots come from American pop and
blues music from the 50's through 90's. Over the years he has played and sang
in several band settings ranging from guitar duets to full rock and roll
bands. About 10 years ago, after being bored with pop music limitations,
Rich embarked on studying jazz guitar. His singing/playing style tends to
fuse traditional jazz with rock and blues.
Joe has been playing music for the last 25 years. In
the past he has played in numerous bands and recorded with several local
artists. Joe brings together his influences in Dixieland, Acoustic Swing,
Big Band and Pop music, to create "Jazz Line's" bottom line.
Eric began his musical life as a jazz and classical trumpet player in
high school and college. He switched to saxophone several years later
and hasn't looked back since. He has studied with several players in the
Philadelphia, NY and CT areas (including his Dad, Lou, a legendary
pianist who played with 'bird). His main influences are the cool school
(e.g., Miles), the west coast sound (e.g., Desmond, Art Pepper, Stan
Getz), and a little bebop (e.g, Cannonball). His goal is to play in
smokey bars and cafes where art and conversation abound.