The Moonshiners

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Nathan Berry - Brass and Vocals

Nathan brings an infectious enthusiasm to the stage, singing harmonies and leading the horn section with swinging cornet melodies and New Orleans tailgate trombone. He also performs regularly with the Afro-Cuban group Malamanya.

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Sam Skavnak - Reeds

A virtuosic devotee of traditional jazz, "Silky" Sam rounds out the Moonshiner's horns with his ever tasty clarinet and bari sax stylings. Sam is a pillar of the local scene, often playing with Patty and The Buttons and many others.

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Matt Blake- Upright Bass

Heavily influenced by traditional jazz and blues, Matt has played with such notable groups as Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League, and Davina and the Vagabonds.

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Beth Varela - Drums

Beth studied at Berklee College of Music and completes the band's swinging rhythm section. She also plays regulairly with Jiselle McCollam Jazz Cult, Somerville Productions, and Katia Cardenas.