|Jazzman, Bluesman, Bandleader, Entertainer,
Engineer, Vocalist, Multi-Instrumentalist, World Traveller, Raconteur,
Early Jazz Historian, Vintage Wind Instrument Expert, and all-round-swell-guy,
Kid Dutch is many things to many
After several decades stay in New York and Florida, Kid Dutch was born in Fritzel's bar, in New Orleans Louisiana, of English and Mississippi-Dutch parentage ( Dr. S. Snyder presiding).
Fluent in jazz vocalizing, trombone, tuba, trumpet, euphonium, bass drum, scat singing, and da' floogie language, he has been active in the music business since 1978. His favorite arranger is Les Izmoore.
"Kid Dutch is steeped in jazz and blues history
and is a font of knowledge regarding composers, styles and attributions.
Above and beyond the scholarship, he is able to transcend the jazz
tradition and create and perform vivid, exuberant and vivacious