Standard Issue performs classic jazz from The Great American Songbook. They recorded their debut CD Live at the local Portland jazz club Gingko Blue! Aimsel Ponti, Columnist for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, said in her review of this recording, "This band is the real deal!"
Standard Issue will donate $4 from every sale of the full digital album to The Portland Community Free Clinic http://www.portlandmaine.gov/hhs/phcommunityfreeclinic.asp). The clinic provides no cost or low cost healthcare services for those ages 18 to 64 that live in Cumberland county, have a low level of income, stable housing, no health insurance, and no primary care provider. In 2010, they served 558 patients with over 1910 patient visits!
Standard Issue will also donate $2 of each physical CD (packaged in environmentally friendly origami) sale to benefit the South Portland Music Boosters (http://www.southportlandmusicboosters.org/). A nonprofit that promotes music programs in grades 4-12 in the South Portland public schools. To date, $500 has been raised!