Ensembles

Trenton Children’s Chorus

From the organization’s website: Trenton Children’s Chorus is an award-winning non profit organization providing exceptional musical, academic, social, and personal opportunities for young people in the Greater Trenton Area. Founded in 1989 as an outreach project of Nassau Presbyterian Church by Sue Ellen Page and Marcia Wood, TCC began as an entirely volunteer-run organization with 11 children in its […]

Bavarski

Bavarski is a polka band that includes Trenton rocker Ernie White.   Band website

Wind

Wind was a 70s rock band that included Trenton musicians Ernie White, Sam Masiello, Jeff Guenther, and Ed Karwatske. Image credit: Tom Krawiec

Alpha Rabbit

From their Facebook page Alpha Rabbit is irresolute yet unwavering. Alternate parts punk, pop, dance, folk, party, serious, and bullshit. Like a zen koan. But not pretentious.

Honah Lee

Honah Lee is a Trenton-based punk ensemble formed in 2008. From their website: Hailing from Trenton, NJ, Honah Lee was formed in 2008 by a group of hardworking musicians native to the area. The four boys of Honah Lee – singer/guitarist Tim, bassist Jim, lead guitarist Dim, and drummer Tony G – specialize in catchy, melodic, […]

Fletcher’s Minstrels

Fletcher’s Minstrels was a popular ensemble that played many regional venues in the late 19th and early 20th century, according to he Trenton Historical Society. While the documentary record on this group is thin, there are photographs of two of the members:  banjo player Annie Waldron and William Fletcher, who is referred to as a banjo […]

The Maximizer Camp

From Louinel Jean: The “Maximizer Camp” was established in Trenton in the fall of 2015 by singer/ songwriter Louinel Jean, a graduate student of The College of New Jersey in collaboration with Electrical Engineering student Christopher Hingston Tenev. After a recording session on campus the two started jamming at Tenev’s home studio which culminated in […]

The Cryptkeeper Five

An article in the December 2008 Trenton Downtowner describes The Cryptkeeper Five’s sound as a combination of “punk, hard rock, rockabilly and indie music.”  Formed in Trenton in 1997, their lineup has changed extensively over the years. According to wikipedia, their membership roster is as follows: Current members Johnny Ott (vocals, guitar), Jimmy Ray (lead […]

Lon and Derrek van Eaton

From their Wikipedia: Lon & Derrek Van Eaton were an American vocal and multi-instrumentalist duo from Trenton, New Jersey, consisting of brothers Lon and Derrek Van Eaton. They are best known for their association with the Beatles through the brothers’ brief stint on Apple Records, and for their subsequent session work in Los Angeles for […]