Chris Ward of Eugene, OR, has been touring the world as the guitarist for swing band the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies. The band completed a recording of 14 Prohibition-era swing tunes, featuring Ward on guitar and tenor banjo.
Guitarist Nicolas Meier of Guilford, U.K., is touring with Jeff Beck and ZZ Top and appears on the Jeff Beck Live in Tokyo 2014 DVD. He has recorded an album with guitarist Pete Oxley, as well as a third album with his metal band Seven7. Visit meiergroup.com.