Event Archive -
Wed. December 14th 2016 @ Guilt & Co. (No Minors)
9:30pm doors at 7pm
Greg Ruby and the Scofflaw Quintet is known for delivering Prohibition-era jazz - evoking the sounds of underground speakeasies, roadhouses and dance halls of the 1920s and 30s. Guitarist Greg Ruby has been a leading proponent vintage jazz in the Pacific Northwest since 1999. As part of Seattle’s vibrant music and dance scene, he has lead bands for dance events including The Seattle Lindy Exchange, Camp Jitterbug and the Northwest Balboa Festival. Greg’s most recent project, “Syncopated Classic: Rediscovering the compositions of Seattle jazz pioneer Frank D. Waldron,” uncovers and records for the first time the nearly lost compositions of 1920s Seattle-based jazz pioneer Frank D. Waldron. Greg is joined on stage by Julian Smedley (violin), Mike Van Bebber (trumpet), Jen Hodge (bass), and Julian MacDonough (drums), the will deliver an intoxicating sound at its debut at Guilt and Co.