Electronic Press Kit
Katie Glassman & Snapshot
“Dream a Little Dream hits your ears like a record pulled from a 1940s time capsule combining the best of the Carter family tradition with that era’s jazzy piano riffs.”
— No Depression
“The harmonies are sunshine and the playing is heavenly.”
— The Alternate Root Magazine
“You can’t help but tap your feet to this infectious music.”
— Pop Culture Classics
“A mix of highly danceable western swing with a splash of jump
blues and more than a sultry moment or two fueled by Glassman’s
breathy vocals and steamy solos.”
— Strings Magazine
“Glassman’s fiddling is magnificent, cheerfully shape-shifting
between hot jazz stylings of Stephane Grappelli and Joe Venuti
and the western swing fiddling heard in Bob Wills and His Texas
— All About Jazz
“One of the most exciting singers, musicians, and composers in the
country, Katie possesses the uncommon ability to blend tradition
with contemporary color.”
— Joey McKenzie
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Katie Glassman and Snapshot marry the soul of old-time Western music with contemporary songwriting and musicianship. Equally at home on a festival stage, performing arts hall, private event or a dance party, Snapshot brings their traditional roots to modern stages everywhere. With a mix of swing standards, western swing, and hot fiddle tunes, reigning 4-time US National Swing Fiddle champion Katie Glassman’s improvisation astounds. The rest of Snapshot is made up of some the Colorado’s most in demand and accomplished players, with archtop guitarist Greg Schochet, world-class pianist Eric Moon, and upright bassist Charlie Mertens.
Nationally renowned as a fiddle player, songwriter, and vocalist, Katie was named “Female Western Swing Vocalist of the Year” by the Academy of Western Artists. Snapshot is the perfect vehicle for her formidable fiddle chops and stylish singing and songwriting.
A Katie Glassman and Snapshot show is filled with humor and spontaneous banter, with original songs and chestnuts from the vintage American songbook. Their show will wow you, take you back in time, and get you dancing. Snapshot encapsulates timeless music with a modern sensibility.