Trumpeter and vocalist, Jennifer Hartswick is one of the most exciting performers in music today. Hartswick is an original member of the Trey Anastasio Band and has recorded/shared the stage with Herbie Hancock, Phish, Christian McBride, Tom Petty, Carlos Santana, The Rolling Stones, Big Gigantic and countless others.
Jennifer’s live performances are renowned as spontaneous, joyful and contagious. Her natural charisma and sincerity shines through, and each performance is a celebration of musical collaboration. Whether she is wailing on the trumpet or singing an intimate vocal solo, her performance is all part of a single seamless instrument, one that is played not only with astounding technical proficiency, but also with sensitivity, conviction and heart.
3x Grammy winner, saxophonist, composer, and educator Jeff Coffin is one of the leading voices on saxophone in the world of music. He is a member of Dave Matthews Band, leads his own group, the Mu’tet, and had a 14 year tenure with Bela Fleck & the Flecktones (1997-2010). Known to sometimes play two saxophones at a time, as well as incorporating guitar pedals when he plays, something he calls Electro-Sax, Jeff constantly searches to find what the saxophone can’t do…and he has yet to find anything!
Coffin has shared the stage/recorded with Herbie Hancock, Charles Lloyd, Branford Marsalis, Phish, Lionel Loueke, Zakir Hussain, Trombone Shorty, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, JD Souther, The Wailers, My Morning Jacket, Willie Nelson, McCoy Tyner, and so many others.
Together, The Hartswick/Coffin Project brings to the stage some of the finest musicians on the planet for a night of uncatagorizable, unforgettable, imaginative music.