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The Jazz Misfits


A Spot Of Blue

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A Spot of Blue features 13 original tracks showcasing the ensemble work of the group. Bandleader/arranger/composer Brent Irwin shines the spotlight on the horn section with swing, Latin, African and Asian influences. The styles are varied and offer an eclectic collection of tunes with a multitude of emotions and moods. Band members include Brent Irwin on trumpet, Jeff Chang on alto/baritone sax, Clif Swiggett on trombone, Ken Kassover on piano, John Giuliani on bass and Dave Hoskin on drums.

    Great (old)News!

-The Jazz Misfits were featured on Jazz Northwest on August 1st, 2021, a show which airs every Sunday at 2 PM on KNKX. Listen to the podcast at

-The Jazz Misfits were featured on the
Oct.12th, 2019 edition (#835) of The Retro Cocktail Hour (Go to our NEWS page for more details)

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-The Jazz Misfits performed The Jazz Misfits LIVE: On the Salish Sea

-The Jazz Misfits were featured on The Retro Cocktail Hour

-The Jazz Misfits recorded thier first album (You can now purchase MP3s and CDs from this site and also from Amazon, CD Baby, Spotify, Apple Music and iTunes.)

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