An All-Star Roster of Basin Street Records Recording Artists gathered together for an outstanding night of music at the Little Gem Saloon. Featuring: Jason Marsalis, Kermit Ruffins, Irvin Mayfield, Bill Summers, Dr. Michael White, and Davell Crawford.
On the heels of his OffBEAT Magazine “Entertainer of the Year” award, Kermit includes a beefed up horn section to show the world what Swing should be. Produced by Tracey Freeman. Swing This! is swathed in the sauce of New Orleans with Ruffins the ever-ready chef. – JazzTimes
#5 on Billboard Jazz Charts, #3 on Billboard Traditional Jazz Charts. “This brilliant tribute to the Crescent City’s 300th anniversary — a solid collection of joyful, original romps and sorrowful, traditional dirges — is the latest of several great albums he’s put out, all of which bring hope, harmony, and substance to your soul.” – Tom Henry, The Toledo Blade