MARTY EGGERS (bass) b. Los Angeles, CA 1966. Started on piano as a youngster; became hooked on ragtime and composed his first rag, "Front St. Rag," in 1982. Influenced by New Orleans and San Francisco style bands that played around the Bay Area in the '70s and '80s. Organized the Front St. Wanderers in 1984 and was instrumental in formation of the Sacramento Ragtime Society. Took up string bass in 1989.
Band credits include Bo Grumpus, Rebecca Kilgore's Swing Cats, Black Diamond Blue Five, Clint Baker's New Orleans Jazz Band, Silver Leaf Jazz Band and the Roadrunners. Currently he works with the Yerba Buena Stompers, Butch Thompson Trio, Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, Tichenor Family Trio and as a soloist at Pier 23 in San Francisco. Editor of the FRISCO CRICKET (San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation) and continues to be active in the Sacramento Ragtime Society.
JEFF HAMILTON (drums) is simply one of the best traditional jazz & swing drummers playing today. Inventive & hard swinging, Jeff is in high demand with many of the bands on the scene & we are thrilled to have him on board.