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Instrumental jazz, rock and R & B quartet.

Originally aired 2/24/11

Tasty jazz, rock and R & B from the award-winning West Michigan instrumental quartet. Selections from their self-titled debut CD include "Creole Chopstix," "Seriocity," and "Sonter."

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Performances include:
Bullseye View (Paul Lesinski)
Creole Chopstix (Johnny Gist)
Jewels (Fred Knapp)
Struttin' (Fred Knapp)
MaryAnne (Johnny Gist)
Seriocity (Mike Drost)
Grease Pit Shuffle (Paul Lesinski)
Sonter (Fred Knapp)
Crazy (Brian Burton, Thomas Callaway, Gian Franco Reverberi, Gian Piero Reverberi)

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Mike Drost (guitar)
John Gist (sax)
Fred Knapp (drums)
Paul Lesinski (keyboards)