"BLUE JERSEY BAND brings an eclectic mix of swing, gypsy jazz, and bluegrass to their performances. With Frank Ruck on mandolin, guitar and vocals, Ellen Ruck on guitar and vocals, and Mike Sutton on bass guitar, they provide a lively and swinging evening of music. Their influences include: Django Reinhardt, Tony Rice, David Grisman, and Freddie Green. They have played for Cafe Improv, New England Folk Festival, Swingin' Tern, Princeton Country Dancers, Belle Mead Music Club, Communiversity, Pine Lakes Summer Series, Village Bakery Friday Night Series, Viridian Gallery in NYC. Their other bands have included: Ex-Tradition, Ragman, Blue Jersey Contradance, Baroque to Bossa Nova, and Rum & Onions Band."