A few of our musical options.
Mr. Fred Rogers said “Joe is not only the best royal handyman in the neighbourhood, he’s a consummate jazz musician who delights us all.” Why not make your next event a huge success with a visit from your favourite “Handyman”. “Jazz in The Neighbourhood” is a grogram targeted at youngsters 2 to 8 years of age and attempts to let them discover music creatively at their own level. The program introduces them to jazz and live music using songs that they may already be familiar with and helps to show them how fun music can be.
Pittsburgh is fortunate to now be the home of Daniel May. Daniel is a renowned jazz pianist but is also well versed in many other musical genres. He has played tailgate songs to holiday tunes at a multitude of events for our clients. Daniel is also an accomplished music and film composer. His credits include work on many IMAX movies including the IMAX film “Everest.”
Americana at its best featuring the toe tapping rhythms of Dixieland Jazz by the Dixiecupps! Great for your next holiday party or grand opening celebration, the Dixiecupps will leave a smile on everyone’s face as they play tunes such as “Sweet Georgia Brown”, “S’Wonderful”, “Yes sir, That’s my baby” and “When the Saints Go Marching In” just to name a few! Reserver them now for your next fun event!
Dave Brosky and Stick 2 It
Dave Brosky on his Chapman Stick (solo) The beautiful sound of 3 musicians all in one solo instrument! Pleasing to the ear and attractive to the eye, this wonderful soloist will add ambience and class to your next event keeping the music at the right level and the correct style for the occasion. Stick 2 It Amazing music from 2 amazing musicians! Dave Brosky plays the Chapman Stick, an innovative instrument that sounds like a guitar, bass and has a 5 1/2 octave range of piano. Mike Clancy, a brilliant multi-instrumentalist, plays incredible Soprano Sax, Tenor Sax, Flute and Exotic Percussion. Together they are Stick 2 It! a wonderful feast, with a desert tray, for your ears, eyes and senses, filling your appetite for classy pop, jazz and new acoustic music.
Abbots Cross specializes in Traditional and Modern Celtic music with unique instrumental improvisation. The group features Alan Booth on vocals and guitar and Mike Clancy on flute and percussion. The combination of Alan's rich vocals and Mike's jazz background makes for an exciting musical experience. Their influences range from The Wolfe Tones to John Coltrane. An Abbots Cross set list includes Pub favorites, original instrumentals combined with jigs and reels, as well as some bluegrass thrown in for fun!
Postcards from Paris
Based out of Pittsburgh, PA, Postcards de Paris is an acoustic three-piece band playing French and timeless music inspired by Django Reinhardt and his contemporaries. We are well-suited to provide energy and atmosphere to a variety of occasions such as wedding cocktail hours, wine tastings, restaurant happy hours, company events, house parties, fundraisers, and more.
Mark Shuttleworth is a local musician specializing in a variety of genres such as Americana, Classic Rock, and Pop. In addition to being a vocalist, Mark also plays guitar and mandolin. His lifelong passion for playing has led to the creation of arrangements of jazz standards, classical guitar pieces and pop music that bring out the beauty of his instruments.
Singer, Songwriter, Musician and Producer..Since the mid 1980s, John has been one of the most versatile and popular entertainers on the circuit today. From colleges to business conventions, nightclubs to cruise ships, John continues to fascinate audiences with his energetic and unique style of performing. With a seemingly endless repertoire of popular music and rock n roll originals, his fun loving style creates a great rapport with any audience! John Puckett is literally a one man show.
RML Jazz is one of the most versatile groups in Pittsburgh, combining classic, modern and smooth jazz with a touch of New Orleans-Style Dixieland. They perform as a quartet with Dr. Glenn Utsch on keyboard, Jeff Leonhardt on guitar, Perry Pinto on bass, and founder/leader Rick Laus on drums. RML Jazz can also accommodate requests ranging from a jazz trio up to an 8-piece combo, featuring cool rhythms and hot solos that will add a unique musical touch to any special event.
Strolling Violinist Steven Vance
An entertaining performer who adds an elegant touch to any event. Perfect for cocktails and dinner where his table-to-table show allows your guests to hear their favourites from Mozart to Charlie Daniels. State-of-the-art wireless system and emcee services are available. Also inquire about Stevens’s DJ services and his fantastic Violin and Piano Duo.
The Boilermaker Jazz Band
The Boilermaker Jazz Band is an ecstatically fun band performing authentic hot jazz, ragtime and swing. The group has a wide repertoire that can make and 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! The Boilermaker Jazz Band has performed at major festivals, concert halls, colleges, and clubs throughout the world. Everywhere they go, they deliver the good feelings that real jump in’ jazz can create.
Bill Begg’s Big Band
Bill Beggs and his troubadours will entertain with the big band sounds of the likes of Glen Miller and Tommy Dorsey. The band size can be customized to fit your size of venue. They can be booked for your next convention, holiday party or private event.