7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Tom Waselchuk will be familiar to Crossroads audiences from his work as a soloist and with The Dang-Its and Bindlestiffs. Tom’s guitar playing demonstrates equal ease with a range of styles from jazz and pop to country and bluegrass.
John Parrott is a rare species in the vast genus of acoustic guitarists. He plays the archtop rhythm guitar in a style that was common from the 1930s to the 1950s (think Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, and Bob Wills). For forty years he’s applied his skills, sensibilities, and adult chords to the field of String Jazz, backing up such luminaries as John Hartford, Vassar Clements, and Steve Goodman. John is especially noted for his many years of laying down the swinging pulse for the great jazz mandolinists Jethro Burns and Don Stiernberg.
This Crossroads appearance is a debut performance for the Waselchuk-Parrott Duo. Expect some solidly swinging guitar artistry and more than acceptable vocals.