Singer Wendy Nottonson has been performing jazz in the Boston area for over 15 years. She is truly a jazz stylist and is not afraid to take risks. Wendy has been jam session host for over five years at the Acton Jazz Café just outside of Boston. Her influences span from Ella Fitzgerald to Carmen McRae to Betty Carter. Wendy studied piano from the age of 6 and vocals since she was 13. She has also performed regionally and internationally with many close harmony ensembles.
After growing up in the midwest, pianist Eric Ostling has been composing and performing in the Boston area for over 15 years. His work has earned praise from such diverse musical figures as film composer Jamshied Sharifi (Harriet the Spy), jazz trumpeter Herb Pomeroy and teacher Charlie Banacos, bassist Rufus Reid, composers John Harbison and Karel Husa, and the Manhattan String Quartet.
Bassist Dave Zox has been performing throughout New England for many years. He has played with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the Artie Shaw Band, and has appeared onstage with musicians such as John Abercrombie, Garrison Fewell, Jim McNeely, Kenny Werner, and Phil Woods. He performs regularly with the Al Vega Trio, Harvey Diamond, and the Wendy Nottonson Quartet. Dave is on the faculty at Longy School of Music and teaches at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA.
Dave Fox is a drum set artist and educator currently residing in the Boston area. He currently performs with Boston area jazz artists such as Phil Grenadier, Pat Loomis, The Suzanne Davis Quartet, Kevin Harris, Tal Shalom-Kobi and The Wendy Nottonson Quartet. Dave has had the privilege of being a student of master percussionists Walter Tokarczyk, Thom Hannum, Billy Ward and most importantly, he has been a long time student of his mentor and master drummer Bob Gullotti. He is an endorser of Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets.