The Jump Jax

The Jump Jax are an electrifying quartet who bring their own fresh take on great tunes to the Central Coast Music Scene. These four, seasoned pros bring an energetic and danceable mix of classic Jump Blues, Swing, Rockabilly and Soul along with Tasty Originals guaranteed to get hearts pounding and feet moving.
Songwriter Ted Waterhouse leads the band on fluid electric arch-top and slide guitars and vocals.  Sam Franklin lays down swinging jazz and soul riffs on tenor and baritone saxes.  Ace drummer Michael Smothers provides the cookin’ beat and adds superb lead and backing vocals. Bassist Dave Block locks into the grooves while providing more great vocals.  
All together these four exceptional musicians bring a sound that is sharp and focused with dynamics suitable for any size venue. The band’s performances convey their deep love for classic American musical styles delivered with their own unique jumpin’ spin. You’re going to love the Jump Jax!

Upcoming Gigs

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Yep! It's the Jump Jax headlining this edition of SeaPines Resort Spring Music Concert Series with Danny Grassechi opening at 2 pm and The Jump Jax : Ted Waterhouse Guitar & Vocals; Micheal Smothers, Drums & Vocals; Dave Block Bass & Vocals and the horn team of Sam Franklin & Ron McCarley. for more info

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