Description: The Dandelion Stompers bring you New Orleans jazz with all the trimmings. Start with a grade-A rhythm section, add a savory selection of horns, round out the mixture with hot and spicy vocals and you’ve got a recipe for Dandelion gumbo!
Katie Roche – vocals
Chris Clark – baritone saxophone, vocals
Tim Crumley – trumpet
Ira Greenstein – trombone, trumpet, pocket trumpet, vocals
Brandi Janssen – upright bass, vocals
Marc Janssen – guitar, vocals
Suzanne Smith – clarinet
Devin van Holsteijn – alto saxophone
Bio: Iowa City’s Dandelion Stompers got together in the spring of 2014 and quickly lined up shows around eastern Iowa playing everywhere from street corners and swing dances to festivals and farms. They play good-time jazz for one and all.
(Photo by: Miriam Alarcón Avila. Left to right: Brandi Janssen, Marc Janssen, Chris Clark, Suzanne Smith, Katie Roche, Jacob Yarrow, Katie Greenstein, Ira Greenstein)
(Photo by:Miriam Alarcón Avila. Left to right: Jacob Yarrow, Brandi Janssen, Marc Janssen, Katie Roche, Chris Clark, Suzanne Smith, Katie Greenstein, Ira Greenstein)