Fast Mama Excitement
Big Mama Sue Kroninger, the warbling washboard thumper, has been performing at this festival since the mid-1980’s when she appeared with the Monterey Bay Classic Jazz Band. Mr. Excitement, Chris Calabrese, of Disney Japan fame is a master of many different jazz styles of piano, and performer at this festival since back in the days of the Churchill St. Jazz Band. Rounding out the trio is Fast Eddie Erickson, known throughout< the world as a fabulous guitar and banjo artist and great entertainer, and best bud of Sue & Chris for most of our adult and music lives. The group will be joined by a number of friends during the festival: both listed on the schedule, and surprise last minute additions. Check us out!