About Cork & Spark
With roots growing deep in Missoula, Montana, CORK & SPARK is a musical experience, a revival of a bygone era. The catalyst for the band’s formation was a mutual respect and affinity for classic jazz, with tinges of soul and blues sprinkled in for good measure. CORK & SPARK swings, jives, and reverberates, drawing inspiration and influence from a diverse array of musical legends, ranging from Nina Simone to Billie Holiday, Sam Cooke to Patsy Cline, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe to Ella Fitzgerald. The band’s members are stalwart, dyed in the wool students of sound with Jessi Trauth singing the truth, Milan House on keys, Jordan Demander strumming the bass, percussionist Pauly Donaldson driving the rhythm, and trombonist Naomi Moon Siegel bringing the brass.
Jessi Trauth – Vocals, Milan House – Keys, Naomi Moon Siegel – Trombone, Jordan Demander – Bass, and Pauly Donaldson – Percussion