“Brilliant guitarist!” – ELTON JOHN “John Jorgenson is one of my most favorite players. He is incredibly versatile and his solos are unique and melodic, played with amazing technique. ‘My guitarist’s guitarist.” – PETER FRAMPTON Started in 2004, they are the first and only American group to headline at the Django Reinhardt Memorial Festival in France. The John Jorgenson Quintet Band members include: John Jorgenson, “one of the most respected guitarists in the world” (LA Times), as evidenced by his collaborations with Earl Scruggs, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bob Dylan and many others. Audiences are awestruck by not only his skillful guitar playing, but the solo clarinet and bouzouki as well. Casey Driscoll, fiddle player and Patuxent Music recording artist, he studied with Buddy Spicher and Frank Maloy. Rory Hoffman is an award-winning Nashville-based multi-instrumentalist. He performs worldwide and has played the Grand Ole Opry. Simon Planting is a dutch bassist who has performed around the world with artists like Mathilde Santing, Fapy Lafertin, Jimmy Rosenberg and Stephane Wrembel. Rick Reed, percussionist, received a “Best Drummer of the Year” nomination at the Martin Reggae Music Awards and has performed and recorded with Shelby Lynne, Alison Brown, Rick Vito, Ray Davies of the Kinks and more.