Cynthia Sayer is regarded as one of the top 4-string banjoists in the world today. A member of Woody Allen’s Jazz band for over 10 years, Cynthia’s solo career has taken her well beyond these New Orleans roots to become an acclaimed band leader and guest artist. She has a unique and expansive approach to the instrument which is all her own, and she is also a respected vocalist. Her eclectic repertoire ranges from swing and hot jazz to tango, western classical, and more.
Matt Glaser is a Professor at Berklee college of Music, and is the Artistic Director of the American Roots Music Program there. Matt has played at Carnegie Hall with Yo-Yo Ma & Stephane Grappelli, and teh Boston Globe Jazz Festival with Gunther Schuller. Other credits include work with Bob Dylan, David Grisman, Ken Burns’ ”Civil War” soundtrack and much much more.
Mike Weatherley’s credits include playing with Pete Seeger, Grammy nominated jazz vocalist Carla Cook, numerous jazz festivals, film soundtracks.