Dave Frishberg has enjoyed a career remarkable for both its quality and its diversity. Long known as one of the outstanding pianists in jazz, Frishberg has also established himself as an internationally recognized composer and lyricist as well as a solo performer with a loyal following.
Frigo was born in Chicago, Illinois, and studied violin for only three years beginning at age 7. In high school he started to play double bass in dance orchestras, and would continue his career as a bassist for several decades. In 1942 he played with Chico Marx's orchestra and did a comedy routine on violin with Marx on piano. He entered the United States Coast Guard during World War II only to find himself playing in a band on Ellis Island with Al Haig and Kai Winding.
Phil Flanigan, born on June 28, 1956, left his home town, Geneva, New York, at the age of 17 with the intention of playing with jazz greats in New York City. Two years later, he was doing just that. His father's record collection had provided an early exposure to the sounds of the giants of jazz, and his early performances with Scott Hamilton and Roy Eldridge provided the training.
Juanita Dixon is one of the most established blues, jazz and R & B singers to ever hail from South. Florida. Bluuze Mama Juanita Dixon is no stranger to working with legendary musicians and top notch bands, packing houses worldwide with the likes of Tony Bennett, Dionne Warwick, Sam & Dave, Jimmy Dee and Florida’s own Dr. Lonnie Smith.
John di Martino, Composer, Arranger, Pianist, has recorded many CD's for Venus Records with his "Romantic Jazz Trio" Noted for his versatility, John has performed and recorded with such notables as Kenny Burrell, James Moody, Joe Lovano, David "Fat Head" Newman, Pat Martino, Paquito D'Rivera and Houston Person.