Steve Masakowski, the legendary New Orleans jazz guitarist and educator, along with his rising-star children, vocalist Sasha and bassist Martin, have collaborated on a new album, N.O. Escape, featuring a variety of their favorite songs related to their hometown of New Orleans in a style that Steve describes as Nouveaux Trad.
Born and steeped in the musical roux of New Orleans, the Masakowski family, consisting of Steve on guitar and his children Sasha on vocals, and Martin on bass and have been performing together professionally for nearly a decade. Influenced by their musician parents, Sasha and Martin have been carving their own creative paths by exploring genres such as electronic, gypsy, Middle Eastern, and art rock music, traveling extensively across the globe as performing artists. Steve, a legendary and highly acclaimed jazz guitarist and long-time member of the group Astral Project, is also the director of the Jazz Studies program at the University of New Orleans.
The Masakowski Family Band Album Release Party