Ann Arbor Distilling Company

Saturday Night Bands: T-Bone Paxton and the RJ Spangler Trio

Presented by WCBN

Lifelong buddies RJ Spangler & Tbone Paxton started working together
in 1980 with the dynamic Sun Messengers band. Back then Tbone was
awarded the Motor City Music Award for best trombonist. Since that
time, he has also become quite an engaging vocalist. The Great
American Songbook: Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington &
the Harlem Jive of Fats Waller as well as the proto jump/swing of
Louis Jordan is part of each performance. Add some gut-bucket trombone
& RJ’s experience with blues, swing and world jazz on drums and you
have an idea what to expect at their shows.