Introducing Upstarts & Rogues

Rich and mellow is a great combination for many music lovers and “Twain Shall Meet,” the freshman studio effort of cello-guitar duo “Upstarts & Rogues” delivers it with style, originality and no shortage of dynamism. With Jeff Sanchez on guitar, Jude Eden on cello and combining their buttery voices, they describe their folk-blues mixture as “like wine and chocolate.” Jude’s lush vocal timbre, reminiscent of Astrud Gilberto, infuses blues throughout while Jeff’s guitar fingering and heady strumming round out a plush sound complemented by flourishes of cello.