Playfully described as playing "Jazz for Wilco fans" (VILLAGE VOICE), saxophonist/composer Jeremy Udden's Plainville has been seamlessly mixing country, rock and more modern jazz for the past 10 years. They have performed around the US and as far as Sweden and China, as comfortable playing in jazz festivals as they are on folk/rock oriented stages like Sidewalk Cafe and Rockwood Music Hall.
A somewhat rotating cast of characters, the members comprise some of New York's most individual musical voices, including (on guitar/banjo) Brandon Seabrook, Will Graefe, Tony Scherr, Steve Cardenas, Brad Shepik, Nate Radley, Ryan Scott, Pete McCann, Mike Baggetta, Teddy Kumple, Ryan Dugre, Nathan Blehar, Petr Cancura, (on rhodes/pump organ) Pete Rende, Randy Ingram, Carle Bagge, Dan Kaufman, Victor Noriega, (on bass) Eivind Opsvik, Aryeh Kobrinsky, Rob Jost, Matt Pavolka, (on drums) RJ Miller, Kenny Wollesen, Vinnie Sperrazza, Anthony Pinciotti, Jeremy Gustin, Jochen Reuckert (and on voice) Justin Keller and Aoife O'donovan.
Looking beyond just performing and recording, the band engages in workshops and clinics, as in 2012 when they visited Plainville, Massachusetts with the aid of a Chamber Music America Residency Partnership Program grant. The band worked with students on a cross-disciplinary project, combining music, lyrics, and visual art, resulting in a collaborative concert/art installation in the town center.