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The Ladybugs



Biography

The Ladybugs are a traditional jazz vocal group known for their intricate harmonies and experimental arrangements. Led by Martina DaSilva, all members of the band sing while playing ukulele, guitar, trombone, bass, and drums. The Ladybugs’s repertoire includes favorites from the 1920s, ‘30s, and ‘40s, infused with swing, country, blues, and Latin music.

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Video 1/5/2017: The Ladybugs

The Ladybugs are a traditional jazz vocal group known for their intricate harmonies and experimental arrangements. Led by Martina DaSilva, all members of the band sing while playing ukulele, guitar, trombone, bass, and drums. The Ladybugs’s repertoire includes favorites from the 1920s, ‘30s, and ‘40s, infused with swing, country, blues, and Latin music.

  The Ladybugs