Joshua Fialkoff is an internationally touring pianist, vocalist, bassist, bandleader and arranger who draws inspiration from swing and blues legends including Fats Waller, Ray Charles, Count Basie, Otis Spann, Gene Harris and many others. He contributes his talents to a variety of ensembles, and is a core member and co-leader of The Fried Bananas, a swing and New Orleans blues group whose audience includes swing and blues dancers from around the world, and The Downtown Shimmy, a Philadelphia-based Rhythm and Blues band.