Sundays 1:00PM to 3:00PM Eastern Time
Ed Alstrom attended Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and escaped with a B.M. in Organ Performance, despite playing in disco lounges nearly every night.
Over the years, Alstrom has performed with Bette Midler, Chuck Berry, Leonard Bernstein, Herbie Hancock, Eddie Fisher, Odetta, Dion, Larry Coryell, Darlene Love, LaLa Brooks, Ronnie Spector, Lou Rawls, Zubin Mehta, Donald Fagan, John Sebastian, Hubert Sumlin, Uncle Floyd, Al Kooper, Stanley Jordan, Steven Van Zandt, Marvin Hamlisch, Ben E. King, Cissy Houston, John Lloyd Young (star of 'Jersey Boys' on Broadway), and many other notables. In recent years, he has subbed the keyboard chair with BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS.
Ed’s Broadway experience includes stints as Associate Conductor and keyboardist on 'Hairspray', 'Leader Of The Pack, ‘Catch Me If You Can', 'Smokey Joe's Cafe', 'Taboo', 'Brooklyn', & 'Hot Feet'. Off-Broadway, he has been Musical Director for 'Give A Man A Mask', 'Once Around The Sun', 'Dream A Little Dream (The Mamas & Papas Musical)', and played the Piano/Keyboard for 'Caroline, or Change'.
Today, along with his many projects, Ed is the weekend organist at Yankee Stadium & Organist/Music Director at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield (NJ).
Jessie Scott is a partner at Music Fog, executive director of Hill Country Live, board member and chair of the radio committee for the Americana Music Association (AMA).
She is a founding member of the Americana Music Association and served as President for two years. Jessie has been a DJ since 1971 including stints as: Pittsburgh's first female rock, evening host at country giant WHN in NYC, WNBC from 1981-1985, Music Director at WMMO in Orlando, programmer for AAA Lightning 100 in Nashville, Americana Editor at Gavin, & hosted the nationally syndicated show "This Week in Americana."
In 2000, Jessie became the first female PD at XM Radio, where her channel, X Country, became the most listened to Americana music station in the world. She also coordinated, hosted XM's broadcasts at Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic, Farm Aid, IBMA, AMA Awards, SXSW, and others.