Adventurous trumpeter and singer Theo Croker's work explores the ranges of jazz crossover sounds (hip hop, rap, funk and electronica). At the same time, Croker is masterful in his exploration and reinterpretation of classic jazz standards, as well as creating new standards of his own from contemporary hits.
Downbeat Magazine awarded a top 4 star rating to Theo’s newest album, raving: “Escape Velocity is an amazing album of poise, power and ambition. Croker is an incredibly talented artist we will be listening to for a very long time!”
Award-winning saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist Irwin Hall has toured with songstress Melody Gardot as featured soloist, earning rave reviews and write-ups around the world. He has since gone on to tour, perform, and record with 3x Grammy/Tony Award winning NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater, soul icon John Legend, bass virtuoso Charnett Moffett, and countless more.