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Allison Crowe

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Allison Crowe is a Canadian singer and songwriter who began performing professionally at the age of 15. She ruled the coffee house and bar scene on Vancouver Island. Her childhood influences include jazz, classical, and rock and she is credited for her distinct voice and performance ability. Largely a solo performer, Crowe performs with her guitar and a piano -... read full bio

Benny Green

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Born in New York in 1963, Benny Green grew up in Berkeley, California, and began classical piano studies at the age of seven. Influenced by his father, a tenor saxophonist, his attention soon turned into Jazz: I began trying to improvise on the piano, imitating the records I'd been hearing from my father's collection, which included a lot of Monk... read full bio

Brian Duprey Tribute to Frank Sinatra

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You've probably heard Brian Duprey on The Howard Stern Show. Howard played a track of Brian singing Come Fly With Me" and special guest Nancy Sinatra thought it was her Dad singing. Howard mentioned that he'd make "a million dollars with this guy!" Most recently, Brian performed for The Sopranos series finale cast party at the Seminole Hard Rock in... read full bio

Carla Bley With Steve Swallow

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Pianist, composer and free jazz pioneer Carla Bley with her longtime partner, bassist Steve Swallow, for a simpatico set of original tunes from one of the most successful couples in jazz. Steve and I worked together years ago, and he reminded me of several fun times we had together," host Marian McPartland recalls from the session. "I thought... read full bio

Denny Zeitlin

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Denny Zeitlin is an American jazz pianist and composer, and a clinical professor. He has recorded more than 30 albums, including more than 100 original compositions, and a first place winner of the Down Beat International Jazz Critics Poll. Denny Zeitlin has written original music for Sesame Street; and appeared on network TV, including repeats on the Tonight Show, and... read full bio

Gap Mangione

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Gap has been guest soloist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and he and the Big Band played at the Blue Note jazz club in New York City with Chuck Mangione as special guest. He regularly appears at New York City's Knickerbocker jazz club with his own trio. He and Chuck often join musical forces on Chuck's tours or with Gap's... read full bio

Harry James Orchestra

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Harry James innovation, dedication and talent made him one of the most popular trumpeters. He kept a full-sized band after the big band era and did coast-to-coast tours. The flawless, technically outstanding trumpeter played for several years with the Benny Goodman Band. His band helped launch the careers of many pop music stars of the World War II era, including... read full bio

Jeff Kashiwa

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Many smooth jazz fans were taken by surprise in early 1999, when Jeff Kashiwa left the Rippingtons after ten years to devote more time to develop his career as a solo artist, but in truth, the popular saxophonist has always had his eye on striking out on his own. Before joining the Ripps in 1989, he led various ensembles at... read full bio

Mark Monistere Party Band

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Whether you're Michael Bubl's biggest fan or just remember that big band sound from the 1940s and 50s, this special Michael Bubl Tribute Show" is fun for audiences of all ages and sizes. For over 35 years, JMO has been known around New Orleans for providing energetic live entertainment for everything from conventions and corporate events to weddings and charitable... read full bio

Pete Escovedo

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Pete Escovedo has been at the forefront of Latin jazz for three decades. Born in Pittsburg, California on July 13, 1935, Escovedo was raised in an Oakland household suffused with music. Though the virtuoso percussionist and band leader travels the world playing timbales, congas and other Latin percussion, he still lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.Pete was widely exposed... read full bio

Richie Cole & Alto Madness

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Richie Cole is recognized worldwide for the sweet sounds of his alto saxophone and the creativity behind his Alto Madness Orchestra. The Alto Madness Orchestra was developed by Cole in the early 90's and its continuing popularity is proof of its uniqueness. As Richie explains, The idea of the Orchestra is the concept and sound of an eighteen-piece big... read full bio

Robert King

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Robert King is a singer/songwriter and all around entertainer. The classic crooners Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, and Sammy Davis, Jr., greatly influence Robert King's musical stylings. His soaring vocals, showmanship and storytelling through song have left audiences across the country breathless. In his live performances, Robert pays tribute to those who have gone before and popularized The Great American Songbook.... read full bio

Scott Keo as Michael Buble

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Scott Keo has established himself as North America's premier Michael Bubl Tribute singer. In 2011, Scott began his Michael Bubl Tribute Act with unbelievable accuracy, energy, and crowd involvement. Scott continues to perform this tribute act for sold out shows and standing ovations across the country. In addition to his tribute act, in 2010 Scott recorded an original song titled... read full bio

Sheila Jordan

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Raised in poverty in Pennsylvania's coal-mining country, Jordan began singing as a child and by the time she was in her early teens was working semi-professionally in Detroit clubs. Her first great influence was Charlie Parker and, indeed, most of her influences have been instrumentalists rather than singers. Working chiefly with black musicians, she met with disapproval from the white... read full bio

The Rat Pack Revue With Dry Martini Orchestra

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They were the coolest cats of all time...Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin, Joey Bishop & Peter Lawford, better known as The Rat Pack! They ruled Las Vegas and Hollywood during the 1950's-1960's. You will also find the THE RAT PACK REVUE- Tribute Show , the most realistic live recreation of your favorite RAT PACK members. This RAT... read full bio

Tim Louis

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With his relaxing touch on the piano and natural vocal delivery, Tim Louis has set out to bring back the art of the song." There's a timeless quality to his music that is both comforting and refreshing at the same time. The tunes Tim writes are undeniably infectious: jazz in its simplicity. Having played piano since he was five, Tim... read full bio

Toots Thieleman's Quartet

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Jean Toots Thielemans was born in Brussels, Belgium on April, 29 1922. He played accordion at the age of 3 and started playing harmonica as a hobby. His first guitar, won on a bet. During the German occupation he got hooked on Jazz or as he says himself, contaminated by the jazz virus. His first idol was Django Reinhardt and... read full bio

Troy Anderson As Louis Armstrong

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Louis Satchmo" Armstrong tribute band, with Troy Anderson as Satchmo on Trumpet with the signature gravely voice, trumpet and hankie and the "look" is uncanny, Armstrong brought back to life! The Wonderful World Band is a sextet with the same instrumentation as Armstrong's bands.In detail, musical quality and style this is the best Louie Tribute Band on the scene... read full bio

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