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is a contemporary jazz band based in San Antonio, Texas
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. The group released their debut CD, "Stealing a Moment" on Humbug Records in 2008, and the 10-song CD soon broke the Top 100 in U.S radio airplay (Mediabase Smooth Adult Contemporary chart). SnapDragon also had three tracks on the compilation CD "HumBug Christmas" (HumBug Records, 2008).
The group consists of Sam Mims (keyboards
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and musical director), Steve Glaeser (drums), and Carl Stutevoss (bass
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). Former band member Danny Fisk played saxophones on "Stealing a Moment". Sam Mims, the songwriter and producer of "Stealing a Moment", previously worked as the keyboardist for jazz saxophonist Richard Elliot. Steve Glaeser formerly toured with artists such as Monte Alexander and Clark Terry. The band is frequently seen with post-indie group AudioCoitus.