The first session of the 2016 Northfield Gypsy Jazz Jam Series will feature guitarist Mark Kreizter and violinist Mike Hildebrandt.
Mark Kreitzer is multi-style, multi-instrumentalist who has performed "hot club" style music with various ensembles including Sam Miltich and the Clearwater Hot Club, Harmonious Wail, the Twin Cities Hot Club, and the Mill City Hot Club. Mark is a prolific performer and writer who also leads his own ensemble, the Mark Kreizter Band.
Classically trained Mike Hildebrandt turned to swing, rock and bluegrass while in college at the University of Minnesota as a member of the Twin Cities' innovative folk music scene. He is a member of the Minnesota Rock / Country Music Hall of Fame and hones his swing chops with Faribault ensemble, Jivin' Ivan and the Kings of Swing. You'll also see Mike's hot licks as a member of The Over and Back Band and Long Time Gone.