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Give us a general profile of the band you want, we do the rest. This agency continues to discover and let you hear only the very best of a wide variety of Bands. This saves you further effort. We have also organized Band promo materials. This lets you efficiently compare and pick the best one for your event. We become your consulting partner during this search process.

Party Band music styles include one or more of the following:
Swing
Big Band
Live music entertainment & specialty talent booking, corporate events, conventions, parties, weddings, social events San Francisco area Standards and Ballads
Live music entertainment & specialty talent booking, corporate events, conventions, parties, weddings, social events San Francisco area Jazz
Live music entertainment & specialty talent booking, corporate events, conventions, parties, weddings, social events San Francisco area Latin
Live music entertainment & specialty talent booking, corporate events, conventions, parties, weddings, social events San Francisco area Motown/R&B
Live music entertainment & specialty talent booking, corporate events, conventions, parties, weddings, social events San Francisco area 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's Rock
Live music entertainment & specialty talent booking, corporate events, conventions, parties, weddings, social events San Francisco area Pop Music, Top 40, Billboard Charted music.
When you hear a sample clip below that you like, tell me the category and number of the track and I can send you a CD with more music by that artist/group and by related groups of a similar size. I can also send photos and complete tune lists. We check performers schedules to ensure availability and reserve these groups for a limited time.

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Background Music

Samples

This music is typically all instrumental of from 3 to 5 pieces, presented without vocals. It is heard as a complement to other event functions such as cocktails and dinner. Depending on the repertoire played, dancing is less common with these bands than is ‘easy listening’. As examples, the Band samples on page right each feature a different instrument: piano, guitar, saxophone, trumpet, electric violin, vibraphone, organ, banjo and finally multiple horns in an 8 piece Big Band.



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Background #1 - solo piano
Background #2 - solo piano
Background #3 - solo guitar
Background #4 - solo guitar
Background #5 - guitar & flute
Background #6 - guitar & flute
Background #7 - guitar & flute

Background #8 - guitar, bass, clarinet
Background #9 - guitar, bass, clarinet
Background #10 - piano & bass
Background #11 - piano, bass, drums
Background #12 - piano, bass, drums
Background #13 - piano, bass, sax
Background #14 - piano, bass, sax
Background #15 - guitar, bass, sax
Background #16 - guitar, bass, sax
Background #17 - guitar, bass, drums, sax
Background #18 - guitar, bass, drums, sax
Background #19 - piano, bass, drums, sax
Background #20 - piano, bass, drums, sax
Background #21 - piano, bass, drums, trumpet
Background #22 - piano, bass, drums, trumpet

Background #23 - guitar, bass, drums, elec. violin
Background #24 - guitar, bass, drums, elec. violin
Background #25 - vibes, bass, guitar, drums
Background #26 - vibes, bass, guitar, drums
Background #27 - organ, bass, drums, guitar
Background #28 - organ-bass, drums, guitar
Background #29 - sax quartet, bass, drums
Background #30 - sax quartet, bass, drums
Background #31 - banjo, bass, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, drums
Background #32 - banjo, bass, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, drums
Background #33 - big band
Background #34 - big band
Swing/Big Band Samples

This style of music covers a historic period of the 1930's-1950's. The Swing and the Big Band eras merged and overlapped each other with distinctions to made between East and West coast styles. The instrumental character is wonderful for a background wash of sound as well as for slow and fast dancing. Often including both a male and female singer this band features horns: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section.

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Swing/Big Band #1 - piano, bass, drums, saxophone
Swing/Big Band #2 - piano, bass, drums, saxophone
Swing/Big Band #3 - violin, guitar, bass, drums, sax, trumpet, vocals
Swing/Big Band #4 - piano, bass, drums, guitar, sax, trumpet, vocals
Swing/Big Band #5 - piano, bass, drums, guitar, sax, trumpet, vocals
Swing/Big Band #6 - piano, bass, drums, guitar, sax, trumpet, vocals
Swing/Big Band #7 - piano, bass, guitar, drums, 3 sax, 2 trumpet, vocals
Swing/Big Band #8 - piano, bass, guitar, drums, 3 sax, 2 trumpet, vocals
Swing/Big Band #9 - piano, bass, guitar, drums, 3 sax, 2 trumpet, vocals
Swing/Big Band #10 - piano, bass, guitar, drums, 3 sax,2 trumpet, vocals
Swing/Big Band #11 - piano, bass, drums, guitar, 3 sax, trumpet, trombone, vocals
Swing/Big Band #12 - piano, bass, drums, guitar, 3 sax, trumpet, trombone, vocals
Swing/Big Band #13 - piano, bass, drums, guitar, 3 sax, trumpet, trombone, vocals
Swing/Big Band #14 - piano, bass, drums, guitar, 3 sax, trumpet, trombone, vocals
Jazz/Cabaret

This music usually features a lead singer together with a minimum of piano, bass & drums. Music material includes: 'Torch Songs,' popular Jazz Standards, Ballads and Broadway Show Tunes. This music can be a complement to cocktails, to dinner or be featured later as a show. Notice the subtle differences in vocal character in the samples on page right:

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Samples

Cabaret #1 - mp3
Cabaret #2 - mp3
Cabaret #3 - mp3
Cabaret #4 - mp3
Cabaret #5 - mp3
Cabaret #6 - mp3
Cabaret #7 - mp3
Cabaret #8 - mp3
Cabaret #9 - mp3
Cabaret #10 - mp3
Cabaret #11 - mp3
Cabaret #12 - mp3
Cabaret #13 - mp3
Cabaret #14 - mp3

 

Dance Bands

Some focus on a few musical styles while others, especially wedding bands, cover a wide range of styles, 1940's-Today. A few bands perform original material while most do 'cover' material by others. The Band you ultimately choose for your event should be the one whose singers and music interpretation across all of the styles of repertoire feel the most fun and energetic for dancing.

Dance Bands typically feature both male and female singers performing the lyrics so intrinsic to most all dance music. Dance Bands can break down into a smaller group playing music as a background sound during dinner conversation saving the louder, more energetic danceable tunes for later.

Dance Bands come in different sizes:

4-PIECE BANDS can sound surprisingly full. These typically utilize keyboard, bass, drums, & guitar. Horn parts are synthesized. Most instrumentalists also sing. These smaller bands tend to be all male. Hear samples on page right.

5-PIECE BANDS add saxophone/flute and add a lead female singer in addition to the male singer/ instrumentalists.They can play a greater range of music styles and tune titles. Hear samples on page right.

7 to 9-PIECE BANDS have a full horn section first adding trumpet, then trombone. They have more than one lead singer. They can often have choreographed dancers for more visual show. Hear samples on page right.



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Samples

4-piece #1 - mp3
4-piece #2 - mp3
4-piece #3 - mp3
4-piece #4 - mp3
4-piece #5 - mp3
4-piece #6 - mp3
4-piece #7 - mp3
4-piece #8 - mp3
4-piece #9 - mp3

5-piece #1 - mp3
5-piece #2 - mp3
5-piece #3 - mp3
5-piece #4 - mp3
5-piece #5 - mp3
5-piece #6 - mp3
5-piece #7 - mp3
5-piece #8 - mp3
5-piece #9 - mp3
5-piece #10 - mp3
5-piece #11 - mp3
5-piece #12 - mp3
5-piece #13 - mp3

7-9 piece #1 - mp3
7-9 piece #2 - mp3
7-9 piece #3 - mp3
7-9 piece #4 - mp3
7-9 piece #5 - mp3
7-9 piece #6 - mp3
7-9 piece #7 - mp3
7-9 piece #8 - mp3
7-9 piece #9 - mp3
7-9 piece #10 - mp3
7-9 piece #11 - mp3
7-9 piece #12 - mp3
7-9 piece #13 - mp3
7-9 piece #14 - mp3
7-9 piece #15 - mp3
7-9 piece #16 - mp3

4-piece Bands:

5-6 piece Bands:




7-9 piece Bands:


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