The Squeezebox Stompers will perform their spicy blend of Ragin' Cajun, Sizzlin' New Orleans music, and Stomper originals. Get ready for an afternoon delight of rousing music. Be ready to tap your feet, dance in your seat, and feel the sultry heat of the Squeezebox Stompers. Let the Good Times Roll!
Meet the Band
Ralph Tufo plays the accordion, piano, Anglo concertina and Cajun accordian. He was a founding member of the Boogaloo Swamis, four-time winners of the Boston Music Award and largely responsible for introducing Cajun, Zydeco and New Orleans music to New England. Ralph is also a prolific songwriter, with over 40 songs to his credit.
Guitarist Larry Plitt, a veteran of the San Francisco folk rock scene, won the 2007 Boston Folk Festival Singer/Songwriter contest. His playing is rooted in the Piedmont and Delta blues styles and peppered with Cajun, Zydeco, Celtic and classical influences.
Drummer Mike Migliozzi draws on rock, jazz, funk, punk, reggae, folk and theatre. A former member of the Boogaloo Swamis, he's appeared and recorded with numerous area musicians, including Louisiana legend, Jesse Lege.
Harmonica player Geoff Wadsworth has performed with Ben E. King, The Coasters, Chuck Berry, The Drifters, and the Boogaloo Swamis. He's a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and the owner/producer/engineer of The Sound Cellar, a multi-track recording and music production facility.
Andy Solberg plays bass, fiddle and guitar, and covers everything from fingerstyle jazz to western swing. He's played with many bands, including the Boogaloo Swamis.
Steve Latanision plays many stringed instruments, including mandolin, fiddle, banjo and guitar. He's a Berkee College of Music graduate and performs extensively throughout New England.
Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.