Trixy & the Nasties
Trixy & the Nasties--a young, retro soul horn band--had been working for some time without a keyboard player when JD Stubenberg, the "bartender-musicologist" at Jimmy Mak's, played matchmaker. Since then, Louis has been a semi-regular band member. Here's a band description from the group's Facebook Page:
Trixy and the Nasties is a funky infusion of some of Portland’s best musicians. We’ve got plenty of class, brass, and just enough sass to make being nasty a good thing. With classic Soul favorites from Etta James to the hippest B-side cuts of Betty Harris, it’s all about playing the songs that make you groove, take you back, or turn you on to some sweet tracks pulled straight from the vault. Our style is fun, danceable, and administers a dose of the ‘good feels’ at all times.