Vocalist and jazz violinist Teresa Broadwell is formally trained, holding a BM from the Crane School
of Music, and an MA in Jazz Studies from the College of St. Rose. Her vocal influences include:
Lambert, Hendricks and Ross; Eddie Jefferson; King Pleasure; Sarah Vaughan; Betty Carter; Ella
Fitzgerald; and Anita O'Day. On fiddle, she draws from Stuff Smith, Joe Venuti, Matt Glaser, and
Other past recordings include: "Sunny Side of the Street," with the "New Moon Swing Band," (a group
that performed on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show) and "Everything's Jake,"
featuring her swing band “Thrivin' on A Riff."
Broadwell moved to the Capital Region in the early ’80’s , where she formed her own groups,
performing at concerts, festivals, radio and television shows, and jazz clubs in the greater Northeast