The Queen’s Cartoonists

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The Queen’s Cartoonists
The Queen’s Cartoonists

Who needs another Broadway show when you can hire a jazz combo playing music from Bugs Bunny cartoons?— The Wall Street Journal

We couldn’t agree more! Currently hailing from Queens, New York, The Queen’s Cartoonists bring iconic cartoons to life. Pulling from over 100 years of animation, their performances are perfectly synchronized to the films projected on stage. Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “a visual and aural treat,” the band matches the energy of the animations, leading the audience through a world of virtuosic musicianship, multi-instrumental mayhem, and madcap comedy.

Watch your favorite classic cartoon characters interact with the musicians on stage, and expect the unexpected from the Golden Age of Animation, cult cartoon classics, and modern animated films. Inspired by the crossroads of jazz, classical music, and cartoons, the show features Jazz Age composers like Carl Stalling, Raymond Scott, and Duke Ellington, alongside classical giants Mozart, Rossini, and R. Strauss (to name just a few).

Joel “Sweet Sauce McKinley” Pierson MD/MC/Piano
Rossen “Chock Full” Nedelchev Drums
Drew “Dranka” Picher Sax, etc.
Greg “Eggs and” Hammontree Trumpet, etc.
Mark “Dingo” Phillips Clarinet, etc.
Malik “M” McLaurine bass

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