Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band
The Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band is a Detroit band that started almost 40 years ago at Wayne State University. The band has been working steadily ever since then for many area events and organizations, and is the official band of the Detroit Tigers. Performances include those for the Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings, Greenfield Village, Major League Baseball, the Sweet Adelines national convention and many concerts throughout the Midwest. The group has recorded 4 CDs, “The Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band”, “The Revenge of the Tartarsauce Jazz Band”, “Plays the Arrangements of Chet Bogan” and the most recent “Basin Street Blues”. The recordings feature many Detroit area musicians past and present including Charlie Gabriel, Johnny Trudell, Mike Karoub, Marion Hayden, Bill Cairo, Gene Parker, Pete Kahn, and trombonist/leader Ron Kischuk.