The Protagonists have been making music together since 1990. They've been hailed by music critics, audiences, children, and drunks alike as a band without equal in San Antonio. Their specialty is classic jazz in the tradition of Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson. No fancy noisemakers, no electronic gimmicks -- just great improvisational music.
The San Antonio Express-News has called them classy and classic, irrepressible, and top-flight, and says that in the world of the Jazz Protagonists. . . the music is hot and cool, . . . art and fun coexist.
San Antonio's #1 Jazz Band! (SA News)
Cool Jazz Sounds that Captivate Us All! (Current)
Cool and Hip Jazz ... Finger-Snapping Fun! (Express-News)