The Rhythm Section Jazz Band was formed in June of 2002 for the purpose of reading through the Paul Sherwood Chart Library. This is a collection of over 2,500 arrangements for jazz band, big band, dance orchestras and theater orchestras. This is a "Little Big Band" and has 10 musicians as follows: alto sax, tenor sax, alto sax, trombone, trumpet, piano, guitar, bass, drums and singer The band has held over 55 recording sessions and has evolved into live entertainment playing engagements in Michigan, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Muskegon, Lansing, Otsego, Gaylord, Rockford, Lowell, Sagatuck, Holland, Ludington, Mount Pleasant, Freemont, Traverse City, Detroit, Ann Arbor, and will go wherever live jazz is needed. Dancers love us. We are a great choice for your event, because, we play in many styles: latin, foxtrot, tango, samba, cha-cha, mambo, begiune, classic jazz, standards, waltz, be-bop, pop-rock, country, polka, music from the 1920's, 30', 40''s, 50's, 60,s 70, 80's, and 90's. Dear Prospective Client, The Rhythm Section Jazz Band is extremely versatile. From classic jazz to pop-rock, our song selection consists of over 2,500 tunes from the Paul Sherwood arrangement Library. We have worked very hard to put together 'books' of different styles of music to give our clients more choices. We can choose our favorite songs to best fit your event or you can help us choose your favorites. 1. Swing is our speciality. 2. But, if we pull out the 'pop rock book' then get ready to rock, because we play over 150 songs from the 1960's, 70's and 80's. 3. If Dance is your thing, then, let us bounce, jump, fox trot, mambo, rhumba, tango, conga, cha-cha, samba, stomp, swing and waltz your group to nirvana. The Rhythm Section Jazz Band core is a 10 piece 'Little Big Band' and consists of 1st sax alto/clarinet, 2nd sax tenor/clarinet, 3rd sax alto/soprano, trombone, trumpet, piano, guitar, bass, drums and vocalist. If you prefer, we also play as a full big band with 5 saxes, 4 trombones, 4 trumpets and full rhythm section (piano, guitar, bass and drums). Or, we break down to any smaller size combo. Our pianist is available to play earlier for cocktails and dinner or the whole night if that's all you need. We, also, perform as a post bop quartet with saxophone, piano, bass, and drums. If you need a studio band, recording sessions are our bread and butter. We can provide a pit orchestra for your next play, on or off Broadway. TRS has a commitment to excellence and professionalism that assures a successful outcome for your event's entertainment. Not only are the musicians top notch, but, our crew sets up the band well advance of the musicians' arrival. The PA equipment that we travel with is of the finest quality and our people are the nicest in the industry. Thank you for looking and we look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Paul Sherwood, band leader GROUP MEMBERS: Steve Kam - alto sax / clarinet Bill Vanderploeg - trumpet Bob Vanderploeg - trombone Scott Lis / Dave Hess - Guitar Dave Dorner - alto sax / saprano sax Paul Sherwood - Drums / Vocals / Leader Mark Moran - Piano Mark VanderKolk - Bass Carol Bronson / Annie Beals - Vocals Jim Pierson - tenor sax / clarinet
The Cain Kelly Band broke on to the Detroit music scene in the spring of 2004 with their electrifying energy and fantastic musicianship. Armed with their debut album, self titled: "Cain Kelly", the band began playing from down river to Oxford and from Saint Clair Shores to Westland. Led by their dynamic front man Cain Kelly the group has been pleasing crowds all over the Detroit area with their straight classic rock 'n' roll sound. Son of local rock 'n' roll legend Kelly Franklin, Cain Kelly has come from a long line of outstanding musicians. "We were extremely happy when our first album got released by Sun-Ray records shortly after we recorded it" said Kelly. The self titled "Cain Kelly" album has gone on to set several records in sales in the metro Detroit area and the best is yet to come because they are currently working on their follow up album with national music producer Dan Crabtree. The Cain Kelly Band have established themselves as one of the most exciting and fun shows in metro Detroit.
I've been playing music for more then 20 years now,& i guess you could say that WAYLON was my influence. I am a lead guitar player & singer & I also play with bands from time to time, However I do like to do my one man band. I have alot of fun with it, I play mostly country music,But I do play some rock also, I guess you could say COUNTRY is what I do best, old to new I like it all.
The Contours are the multi-platinum Motown recording artists, best known for their blockbuster hit "Do You Love Me". They have proudly worn the label "Motown's #1 party group" for more than 40 years. A Contours show is jam-packed with dazzling high-energy choreography, impeccable harmonies and those timeless Motown grooves that everyone knows and loves.
You can choose to dance, sing along, or just sit back (if you can) and watch the show as they perform all of their greatest hits together with many of the greatest hits of the 60s and 70s era, as well as a selection of classic songs from the Dirty Dancing Soundtrack
Ultra-Pyisc is a All-out rock/rap band that has played for more than 300 people it is all so very cheep