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This Pittsburgh Jazz Band is an ecstatically fun band performing authentic hot jazz and swing. The group has a wide repertoire that can make an audience swing to a classic jazz standard, get sentimental over an old-time ballad, boogie to a hot jump tune, or get low-down with a gritty blues. From concert halls to dances, festivals to family parties, listeners and dancers agree — with their infectious beat and enthusiasm this band can make any crowd move!
Pittsburgh Jazz Band leader
Leading this Pittsburgh Jazz Band is a clarinetist/vocalist, a full time bandleader/performer who founded the band in 1988. He is constantly searching for new and original tunes to add to the band’s classic jazz repertoire — you’ll hear something different every time! He plays an antique Albert system clarinet giving him a wonderfully distinctive sound.
The band also features a fabulous female singer who will thrill you with her smooth and sultry vocal stylings. From bar room ballads and not-so-standard standards to hot and bubblin’ swing, her performances add a touch of sophistication to this Pittsburgh Jazz Band.
Pittsburgh Jazz Band performances
They have performed at major festivals, concert halls, ballrooms, colleges, and clubs throughout the world- including Lincoln Center in New York City, The Edinburgh International Festival in Scotland, and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC.
Everywhere they go, they deliver the good feelings that real jumpin’ jazz can create. This Pittsburgh Jazz Band has recorded six critically acclaimed CD’s and have received rave reviews for their excellent live performances. They have been featured on radio shows across the country and overseas, including a National Public Radio Jazz Series that was broadcast on over 50 stations.
This Pittsburgh Jazz Band performs for festivals, concerts, clubs, dances, seminars, corporate events, weddings, and parties of any kind. They also offer dynamic, informative school and children’s programs and specialized “theme” performances — just ask!
This Pittsburgh Jazz Band is available in a variety of formations to suit your needs and budget — including: solo piano, duo, trio, quartet, 5-piece, 6-piece, and full 7-piece band.