Progressive improvisation band Umphreys McGee takes elements of rock, funk, jazz fusion and virtually every other musical form and turns it into a creation that transcends its component parts.
Doug Deming and Dennis Gruenling with the Jewel Tones are made up of a big guitar, with an even bigger sound, and a blistering harp; add in a strong rhythm section, and the various forms of blues and swing are well represented.
Make no mistake: the Baseball Project is anything but a bunch of rookies.
Blues disciple Selwyn Birchwood conjures up a mean hoodoo stew with a side of steel guitar magic.
It's often said there is safety in numbers, but there may be greatness too! With a sound as big as the band, Turkuaz excels in that unique combination of rhythm, blues, soul and jazz affectionately called funk.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, like Blanche DuBois before them, has depended on the kindness of strangers, catching fire on the Internet, rather than through traditional record company marketing, at a time when that just wasn't done.
Based in Boston but with strong ties to the Deep South musical heritage of Muscle Shoals, Amy Black performs Americana roots rock along the likes of Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams and Rosanne Cash.
Sugar Free Allstars bring rocking good times to family music that will delight both adults and children.
Saintseneca offers up dreamy pop sounds with an interesting mix of acoustic instrumentation and electronic sounds that is at once soothing and vibrant.