Boston's DIANE BLUE is a strong and soulful vocalist, skillful harmonica player and a crowd pleasing entertainer. Voted "Outstanding Female Singer" in The Blues Audience 2011 Readers Poll, Ms. Blue won the 2010 Massachusetts Blues Challenge, earning the honor of competing at the 2011 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. She was nominated "Best Blues/R&B Act" and "Best Female Vocalist in 2007 by the Providence Phoenix and also nominated "Best Local Blues Act" by Motif Magazine in 2007.
"Playing in nearly every possible type of band from jazz, to rock, R&B, and show music for the past 30 years has given Boston area bass player Mark Snyder a pretty broad spectrum of musical experience to choose from. He draws from all of that with his band The Mark Snyder Quartet, a groovy combo of rocking guitars, drums, sax, and flute that digs deep into old standards, modern jazz classics, and funky originals..." - The Boston Globe
Ritmo Masacote is a 13-piece Salsa/Timba/Latin Jazz Orchestra Powerhouse comprised of some of Berklees most talented students/alums and NY & Bostons finest musicians. This young, charismatic cast produces commanding presentations full of life, spirit, and energy.
The orchestra was created with the purpose to bridge the growing divide between the music and dance genres and inspire people to build communities and understanding through this cultural phenomenon.
Live the first Sunday in each month, Patricia Adams(vocals),Ray Santisi (piano),Dave Zox (bass) and Gary Johnson(drums) play to standing room only, singing and swinging jazz and blues standards from Tin Pan Alley and Harlem renaissance.