Jake & the Jitterbugs

1920s & Gatsby, Vintage / Retro

Authentic sounds of 1920's & 30's America. Songs of gambling, illegal liquor, betrayal and remorse. These guys will transport you back to a murky nostalgia of prohibition with their virtuosic good-time music and a barrel or two of fun.

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Overview

The Jitterbugs' expert musicianship and vintage twists on arrangements of jazz, blues, gospel and ragtime makes them one of the most prestigious vintage groups around today. Hired for weddings, parties and themed corporate events, they are met with rave reviews wherever they perform.

Repertoire
Alabama Blues (Robert Wilkins) Baby You’ve Gotta Change Your Mind (Blind Boy Fuller)
Beaumont Rag (East Texas Serranaders) Beedle Um Bum (The Hokum Boys)
Boxcar Blues (Leroy Carr) Bring It With You When You Come (Cannon’s Jug Stompers)
Caught Us Doing It (The Hokum Boys) Champagne Charlie (Blind Blake)
Christmas In Jail (Ain't That A Pain) (Leroy Carr)Diddie Wah Diddie (Blind Blake)
Easy Ridin’ Mama (Washboard Sam) Farewell Daddy Blues (Ma Rainey)
Fishing Blues (Henry Thomas) Fofyism (Ida Cox)
Frankie & Albert (Traditional) Frankie & Albert (Various)
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Greasy Greens (Bumble Bee Slim) He’s In The Jailhouse Now (The Memphis Jug Band)
Hot Feet (Paul Specht & His Orchestra) Hot Nuts! (You Buy 'em From The Peanut Man) (Lil Johnson)
I Ain't Now Iceman (Cow Cow Davenport) I Got Mine (Frank Stokes)
I’m Gonna Cross The River Of Jordan (Jaybird Coleman) Jake Leg Blues (Mississippi Sheiks)
Jesus Is A Dying Bed Maker (Charley Patton) Keep Your Mind On It (The Hokum Boys)
Killin' Jive (The Cats & The Fiddle) Kitchen Man (Bessie Smith)
Little Rock Gettaway (Joe Sullivan) Making Whoopee (Eddie Cantor)
Maple Leaf Rag (Scott Joplin) Mouthful O' Jam (Joel Shaw & His Orchestra)
My Pencil Won’t Write No More (Bo Carter) Shake It & Break It (Charley Patton)
Slow Drag (Reverend Gary Davis) Some Of These Days (Sophie Tucker)
Sugar In My Bowl (Bessie Smith) They’re Red Hot (Robert Johnson)
Tomorrow Night (Lonnie Johnson) Too Long (Charlie McCoy)
Trail Of The Lonesome Pine (Laurel & Hardy) Trouble In Mind (Bertha 'Chippie' Hill & Louis Armstrong)
Where We'll Never Grow Old (The Carter Family) Who Rolled The Stone Away
Who's Sorry Now (Billy Banks Ft. Eddie Condon) Your Feets Too Big (Fats Waller)

Reviews
Jake & The Jitterbugs’ appeal transcends the age groups. Our wedding party was a night to remember. Thanks guys — KR
Super professional, super talented and a whole lot of good fun — Dave
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