Matthew Miltich

Bassist Matthew Miltich is one of ten children of musical parents, bassist Matthew Joseph Miltich, and cellist Jean Baird, both music graduates of the University of Minnesota.  After military service and college, he began performing with his brothers Anthony and Paul and others, but his jazz career began in earnest when his son Sam began to perform professionally and asked his father to accompany him. Matthew has played jazz in a variety of venues, as far away as Japan, as close as his hometown of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.  Photo credit: Ron Kutsi

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Jay Epstein

Jay Epstein is one of the most in-demand drummers on the Twin Cities jazz scene.  He plays regularly with such luminaries as Nancy Harms, Zacc Harris, Chris Bates and Dean Granros.  He has performed on numerous albums including most recently Tall Tales by Andrew Walesch.  Jay was inducted into the Mid-America Music Hall of Fame for the release of "Easy Company"with Dean Magraw, Anthony Cox and Bill Carrothers. Photo credit: Ron Kutsi

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