New transplant to Portland, legendary Saxophonist RALPH CARNEY, who has honked his saxes with the likes of Tom Waits, the B52'S and many others, has started a new hard swinging band, THE PEPPER GRINDERS. Using the cream of the crop of amazing Portland players, the band is dedicated to the sound of the jump blues bands and the screaming sax greats from the late ‘40s and early ‘50s. The set list will include covers by the likes of Big Jay McNeely, Earl Bostic, Willis Jackson and more. This band is sure to get you into a dancing frenzy! Featuring Carlton Jackson on drums, Mike Danner on keys, and Chris Key on bass.