Voodoo Swing is Shorty Kreutz on lead guitar and vocals ;
Leeroy Nelson on drums ; and Wesley Hinshaw on his ‘doghouse’ double-bass.
Their unique ‘rip-it-up’ Rockabilly attracts England’s Nervous Records in
1993. Voodoo Swing's debut album "We're Usin' Code Names!" is followed by a
second album, "Well, Okay Then!" released on Netherlands’ Rockhouse Records
label. Voodoo Swing is also featured on Rockabilly compilations "American
Rumble" and “The Sounds of Gasoline. ’’ The band also scores the soundtrack
for the Lowrider documentary "Low and Slow," as well as “Rockabilly
Vampire.” In 1998, Shorty is awarded "Best Electric Guitar Player" by Salt
Lake's City Weekly Magazine reader’s poll.
In the early years, the band headquarters in Salt Lake City. After a long
hiatus, the band regroups in Phoenix to document rebirth with Greasers Por
Vida, self released. In 2010 the band, releases “Refried Voodoo Beans”
produced by Olivier Zahm of Electric Lotus Music, album redesigned and
reprinted by his Label in 2011. The band had just recruited the young Wesley
Hinshaw on upright bass. His electro-kinetic slap bass playing sets the new
Voodoo Swing sound apart from the flock. Voodoo Swing is rollin’ all over
the western United States in their 1969 Lincoln Continental, tagging along a
trailerful of gear. They also head to various major stops in Europe at
popular Summer Festivals for their ardent European Rockabilly fans.