Bandleader Adrienne Hindmarsh is a vocalist with a unique voice, which has often been compared to the female singers from the 1950's big band swing era. She is also a dynamic Hammond organist with immense skill in the style of jazz organ. Playing theatre organ as a child, Adrienne taught herself to play the Hammond by copying the recordings of Jimmy Smith, Joey DeFrancesco, Groove Holmes and Jack McDuff. Due to the lack of jazz oganists in her native New Zealand, Adrienne relocated to the USA in June 2008. "Blue Skies is her Debut recording since her arrive in USA.
Josh Hindmarsh, one of the finest jazz guitarists New Zealand has produced. USA based guitarist Hindmarsh has shared the stage with jazz luminaries such as Bobby Floyd, Gene Walker, Art Gore, Tony Monaco and Jim Rupp. Influenced by his study with Pat Martino, Josh's innate sense of swing spirited musical improvisations and dynamic drive have helped develop his reputation as one of jazz's rising stars within the jazz organ genre.
Jim Rupp has toured for decades in the great big bands of Woddy Herman, Maynard Ferguson and Glenn Miller and also spent eight years with three time grammy Award-winning jazz singer Diane Schuur, touring worldwide. Other well-known artists and groups Rupp has performed with include Ray Charles, Joe Lovano, Buddy DeFranco, Tony Bennett, the Smithsonian Masterworks jazz Orchestra, the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Hank Marr, Clark Terry, Joe Williams Rosemary Clooney and Natalie Cole.