Miami Party Band 3

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Miami Party Band 3

This Miami Party Band has been playing throughout South Florida entertaining crowds of all sizes from 100 to 1000s for the last 2 years. All members of this band have worked in other highly regarded established South Florida bands. Two years ago, the group members came together to form the ultimate band delivering their impressively unique and memorable spin on popular R&B/Top 40/Classic rock songs.

Miami Party Band members

Vocalist
The vocalist of this Miami Party Band is a South Florida based entertainer who is originally from Jamaica but has been thrilling audiences throughout South Florida including Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties for over two decades. He has played many different venues including dance and dinner clubs, gated community and corporate parties, events and weddings. His stylings are as diverse as the mix of the South Florida population. From Sinatra and Michael Buble through reggae, Motown, The Stones, Bruno Mars and Cee Lo Green. He has performed with the Boca Pops. He also delivers a stunning pantomime of the Phantom of the Opera.

Lead Guitar / Vocalist
The lead guitarist of this Miami Party Band was always the entertainer since very early on. He is co-founder of the well respected and still growing, Latin/ Rock Playeros band. Born in Canada, near Detroit, musically precocious, since age 3, learning Bluegrass, Beatles, Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, John McClaughlin, Jean Luc Ponty, Steely Dan, Motown, Southern Rock and especially Santana. He is philosophically lyrical but music drives his songs of relationships and spirituality. In Canada he was mentored by its hottest band , the Original Buzzard Band with Ron McGinn teaching him band production, and sound engineering with this musician becoming an integral songwiting member.

Drummer
The musical career of this Miami Party Band's drummer began in 1968 studying keyboard then began studying drums in 1970 in various drum corps in in Tri state New York metropolitan area. Took up playing drum set shortly thereafter and played in various bands in the New York area until 1972. Attended the Berklee College of Music studying with Gary Chaffee drummer for The Gary Burton quartet and continued studying and playing in bands up and down east coast before moving to Florida in 1985. Joined the Jackson Bunn Group, a south Florida based contemporary jazz band in 1995 and recorded the album "Chosen Path" in 1997. Continued to play drums with them until 2000. Has also played with such notables as renown jazz guitarist Randy Bernsen, Mitch Farber current guitarist with Julio Iglesias, and Steve Zerlin bassist with Ken Navarro. He has also been member of an innovative and soulful south Florida Latin jazz rock group for the past 7 years. He also plays piano, guitar, and flute.

Bassist
The musical career this Miami Party Band's bassist began in the mid 80s after studying guitar along with theory and composition under the legendary Classical/ Jazz musician Del Staton. He became a music teacher himself shortly thereafter at age 19. He soon took up the Bass and has been playing as a freelance studio musician and band sideman ever since - performing with many bands from Florida to California to New York. The music styles that he's performed include Jazz, Classical, Blues, Pop, Country, R&B, Rock, New Age Instrumental, Traditional Irish/Celtic and Symphonic music. He also is a Composer of Classical Style Film Score and Incidental music, and composes original music for ensembles.

Saxophone/ Percussion
World class, A-list, saxophonist of first call for a variety of bands throughout Florida, from the Keys to Orlando. He has impeccable tone, timing and brilliantly lyrical improvisational skills. He adds percussion and vocals as tools in his prodigious musical toolbox.

Guitar and Keyboards
Born in Key West, Florida. As a child the guitarist of this Miami Party Band showed an uncanny musical ear. He took 6 months of lessons and then was weaned on Hendrix, The Beatles, Motown, The Godfather, Sly, Kool and the Gang, Led Zepplin, Chicago, Steely Dan, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Stevie.

As a teen, he co-founded "We the People" with The Varner brothers horn section and bass virtuoso Victor Bradley. We the People was a Palm Beach funk-rock-legend. They opened for Isacc Hayes, and backed Betty Wright and Jimmy Bo Horne and were tapped to back George and Gwen McCrae for the National #1 song "Rock your Baby". This Miami Party Band's guitarist (as sideman in various bands) opened for Mandrill, James Brown, The O' Jays, Stevie, The Temptations, The Commodores and several other headliners. He continues to learn music and works as a sideman when not working at his day job practicing medicine. He has been working as a sideman for this band for 3 months and is excited by its style and classy selections.

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