When we play the greats like Louis, Duke, Jelly, Bessie or Billie it's because they really were geniuses and the contributions and insights they made to jazz are relevant right now. We aim to bring that music and those great musical ideas into the future. It has been said that music is a great big tree with very old roots. A tree that is indeed still living and growing and if you look at the top it's still sprouting leaves and it's still comin' out waving in the breeze.