Marc Smason, trombonist/vocalist, has performed throughout the world with masters such as big joe turner, benny green, sam shepard, julian priester and martha tilton. His playing encompasses many styles including jazz, latin, klezmer and r&b. smason sounds like the kind of horn player who could walk into any date and acquit himself with distinction. That mastery goes beyond the surface; he seems to have a feel for many styles. David dupont, cadence and you can hear smason's sinatra-like crooning. Roberta penn, the rocket an upbeat serving of great listening! Michael guthrie, victory review a veteran of cabaret, musical theatre, and concert, joanne klein combines her diverse talents to present an innovative blend of music, theatre, comedy and lyricism. From jazz to pop, swing to r&b, classics to originals, everything she touches becomes a fresh look at the world. Energetic, versatile and clever with a sophisticaed flair, ms. klein is very musical, very zany, and above all, totally entertaining. ...amazingly versatile..poignant. Zany. Joe adcock, Seattle, p.i. ...cooler, more reserved, but the torchiest torch singer in town. Roger downey, Seattle weekly ....clowning like a fool one minute and singing divinely the next. Patrick macdonald, Seattle times ... incapable of being anything other than dynamite. Wayne johnson, Seattle times their ensemble has performed throughout the pacific northwest and the east coast at clubs, parties, radio and festivals. A new CD is currently available. In a small bistro or large concert hall, this music will delight you.