Tuesday, January 27, 2009
How many musicians does it take to play great jazz, swing and big band music?
As Jimmy Durante used to say, “everybody wants to get into the act.”
But that doesn’t make them good.
Experience, skill …and musical taste… mean a lot.
Our trios, quartets and bands play “the good stuff,” the vintage music of the jazz age, WWII big band, glorious Old Hollywood retro and deco, ballroom, standards and elegant jazz along with hard-driving R&B, Motown, vintage “doo-wop” oldies, grooving rock, funk and soul and classic R&B. There’s plenty of music from old Fred Astaire movies and the musical extravaganzas of the 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s along with Broadway show tunes, hip blues and country classics.
And we get rave reviews in the press for all of the above!
The score of “South Pacific” and The Rolling Stones’ “Satisfaction” in the same set? It’s child’s play for us.
Nobody is reading from a “fake book” or imitating Michael Buble imitating Frank Sinatra or Bobby Darin.
Just a few good people, an enormous repertoire…and a lot of talent.
We know what to play, and when to play it.
If you want “big,” we can give you big with the best of them.
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Monday, January 12, 2009
…and the food on the road’s not bad….
From Palm Springs and San Diego to Phoenix, Tucson, Scottsdale, Dallas and Palm Beach, we enjoy entertaining people who appreciate good music.
We’re constantly expanding our horizons …and our song list!
Recent additions include:
Beyond The Blue Horizon