The New Jitterbug Vipers


The New Jitterbug Vipers (reformed by sarah sharp)
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Slim Richey, a founding member of the Jitterbug Vipers. Slim was an incredible musician and an even better friend, and he will be deeply missed.
Sarah Sharp, another founding member of the Jitterbug Vipers, has started a new jazz band. The new Jitterbug Vipers are keeping Slim’s memory alive by performing his songs and continuing to spread the joy of jazz. We invite you to come see us perform and celebrate Slim’s life with us.Sarah Sharp is a multiple Austin Music Award winning songwriter and Jazz singer. As a former member of Jitterbug Vipers, the DIY release of her album of Viper inspired originals A room-capturing jazz vocalist

Jazz, Avant garde/experimental “Sharp is an enchanting vocalist, with an upper register that can dish out sweet and sassy tones in equal measure.” – Austin-American Statesman
Sarah Sharp is a multiple Austin Music Award-winning songwriter and jazz singer. Her album Phoebe’s Dream was featured on NPR’s Song Travels with Michael Feinstein, who suggested that her original songs were destined to become part of the Great American Songbook. Sarah’s songs have been featured worldwide in ad campaigns for Chanel, Dell, Kia, and E.L.F. cosmetics, and on TV shows such as The Good Wife, Grandfathered, Revenge, and Netflix’s Cable Girls.After Slim Richey passed away on May 31, 2015, Sarah Sharp joined the Jitterbug Vipers band. She has been a great addition to the group, and has brought her own unique style to the table. The band has been touring extensively since she joined, and has even released a new album. Sharp is a talented musician and has helped the band to reach new heights. The band is sad to have lost Richey, but is grateful to have Sharp as a member.Sarah Sharp joined the Jitterbug Vipers band. She brought with her a love of music and a passion for entertaining. The band quickly became a favorite among locals and tourists alike. They played a mix of jazz, swing, and blues that always got the crowd moving. Sarah’s powerful voice and stage presence added a new dimension to the band, and they quickly became one of the most popular acts in town.

The Jitterbug Vipers were known for their high-energy shows and Sarah quickly became the star of the band. Her charisma and talent attracted attention from all over the world, and the band became a household name. They toured extensively, playing sold-out shows in some of the most prestigious venues in the world. Sarah’s talent and the band’s popularity continued to grow, and they became one of the most successful bands of their time.Slim Richey was an iconic figure in the Austin music scene, and his passing in 2015 was a huge loss for the community. Sarah Sharp was a close friend of Richey’s, and when she heard that the Jitterbug Vipers were looking for a new guitarist, she immediately offered her services. Sharp is an incredibly talented musician, and she has been a great addition to the band. The Vipers are currently in the studio working on their next album, and Sharp’s contributions are sure to make it a success.