Things about Jazz and Jazzness and why Jazz is spectular and you should have Jazz band
Arvell & Company
Arvell is a singer, percussionist, recording artist and above all else, a consummate entertainer. He has been involved in the music industry for over 30+ years and has had the privilege of working with many talented artists enabling him to fine-tune his craft of musical entertainment to the highest caliber. He has opened for B.B. King, Fabian, Gladys Knight, The Marshall Tucker Band, Kool & the Gang and the O.J.’s just to name a few.
The Dirty Muggs is St. Louis' high energy choreographic machine of creative and talented entertainers who have World Class and Hall of Fame experience. The band was founded by lead guitarist, Dee Dee "Muggs" James who has played world tours with George Clinton's Parliament-Funkadelics with Bootsy Collins, as well as Lenny Kravitz, Color Me Bad and Paula Abdul. American Idol Finalist Nikko Smith joins the talented Cassandra Llea as lead vocalists.
GypsySoul has entertained audiences for decades with their diverse mix of music spanning four decades and multiple genres. They are a five-piece band with Annastasia Hamilton on lead vocals, Michael Bequette on bass/lead guitar and vocals, Sean Trost on lead guitar/bass/vocals, David 'Ace' Pasquarello on keys/guitar/bass/vocals, and Rick Hawkins on drums/vocals.
Just In Time
St. Louis-based party band Just In Time creates a party atmosphere that immerses the audience in today’s hottest pop, R&B, and hip hop hits. The group features singer/dancer Justin Clay who is one of St. Louis’ A-List performers since his television engagement series with Warner Brothers KPLR Team 11. The talented vocalist and mesmerizing mover is well known in the St. Louis club scene for his exciting, high energy dance moves on stage.
madBeats is a live music duo from St. Louis featuring the talents Dave Farver and Bob Cervera, both of local veteran musicians. Bob Cervera most recently sang and played keyboards for Griffin and the Gargoyles, while Dave Farver sings and plays saxophone in local groups like SUPERJAM and Pink Floyd tribute band El Monstero.
Scott Laytham & Karl "Trickee" Holmes
Scott Laytham’s skills as a musician, arranger, and composer, are well known in the St. Louis area. Besides his live performances, Scott has also produced music for both local and national radio and television ads. Scott has created original soundtracks for many video games, IMAX productions, and planetarium star shows. For the live shows Scott has his hands full. He not only plays keys, guitar, and sings, but also runs the light show and sound system as well. Talk about multi-tasking!
No band has more fun onstage than Staggercatt. The band has been together for over 10 years, and their extensive experience playing together transforms into fun and humor onstage. This band is all about having a good time, and their audiences can't help but join in. Their long history as a band has created a dedicated following of fans just as enthusiastic as the band itself. Lead vocalists Aaron and Kirsten cover fun party hits from male and female artists, from the Beatles to Lady Gaga to U2 to No Doubt. It's a guaranteed good night when Staggercatt is playing!
Popular St. Louis party band the Ultra Violets has been playing fun, high energy shows for almost 20 years. This group of musicians has entertained a variety of audiences over the year, from local weddings and corporate events to opening day at Busch Stadium for the St. Louis Cardinals! The band especially loves playing themed music if your party wants a theme, from groovy 70s jams the latest pop music for younger audiences. In addition to exceptional music entertainment, the UltraViolets also offer iTunes/DJ set up, or an emcee if necessary. It’s always a good time with the UltraViolets!
Griffin & the Gargoyles
Griffin and the Gargoyles is a high-energy party and dance band recently selected as best cover band by the St. Louis Riverfront Times. With their musicianship and style, this mainstay group has played to packed houses for many years — and their extensive playlist keeps the crowds coming back for more.
Hollywood 5 is a five-piece, high energy, rock/dance St. Louis party band. For over a decade Hollywood 5 has performed in the area with a song list that spans current pop, rock, classic rock, disco, new country, and R&B. Their stage presence and quality musicianship has earned them a reputation as ago-to wedding and party band in town
With an all-star cast stemming from bands such as Dr. Zhivegas, Brookroyal, DonkeyPunch, and more, McLovin is a fine-tuned groove machine that keeps the dance floor shaking all night long. Loaded with five-part vocal harmonies and a ridiculous variety of songs spanning from rock to country to soul, McLovin will entertain any crowd until last call.
South City Express
South City Express is a high-energy cover band that is sure to keep your crowd moving from the first note to the last! The band is lead by female & male vocalists, and also features piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums, saxophone, and trumpet; lending a rich and full sound that will provide an unforgettable music experience! With their choreographed dancing and outstanding stage presence, the round and robust sounds of the horn section, and their expansive set list, South City Express has a little something for all generations! No matter who your audience is, South City Express is a perfect fit!
Anita Rosamond is an extremely talented vocalist and keyboardist whose versatility is second to none! Anita is available as a soloist, duo, trio or even as a large 7 piece band! Each member has at least 20 years of experience as professionals in the music business and all are very well respected musicians in Saint Louis and beyond.
Friction Drive is a quintet of five remarkably talented musicians playing a mix of genres, the greatest dance, rock, pop, and country songs of all time. They are ready to bring a class act to your club, corporate event or wedding. Tommy, Geno, Dave, Time and Amy make up Friction Drive who are St. Louis' Ultimate Dance Variety Band.
Mo E All-Stars
The trio is a flexible ensemble with a focus on the piano trio, groove jazz, funk and soul rhythm section traditions. Egeston, drummer and singer Grover Stewart Jr. and bassist Teddy Brookins have played and recorded together since 2008 as members of Brothers Lazaroff and they have also combined as the Mo E All-Stars since 2010.
Spectrum Band is based in Chesterfield, MO and is comprised of some of St. Louis' BEST professional musicians as you can easily confirm by reviewing our extensive audio and video demos. We have the talent necessary to surpass your expectations and ensure that you experience the best band possible at your ceremony and reception. We provide a “real” state-of-the-art sound system that’s continuously being upgraded for perfect CD audio quality and a new light system with 32 LED arrays for a stage appearance that is absolutely dazzling. Experience the band’s recent performance for New Year’s Eve at Tan-Tar-A Resort via our brand new videos on the web site.
Take all of your favorite bands from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and now…then, have them play your favorite songs, all on one stage, all in one night. This is what the audiences coming to see Trixie Delight have come to love and expect from their favorite St. Louis cover band. Sounds like a huge exaggeration, and biased self opinion made by the band - if you’ve never seen them before – but when you hear for yourself live, the amazing truth… you will become one of the many who show up weekly to feed their addiction.
Vaud and the Villans
Vaud and the Villains is a 19 piece 1930s rock and roll orchestra and cabaret. With echos of Bruce Springsteen's Seeger Session Band, they are American Noir meets Moulin Rouge. A genre bending spectacle...at once seedy and inspiring...gritty and sublime. Bring your wretched souls, your sins and your dancing feet...they will save you and you will never be the same...
Well Hungarians are one of the nation’s hottest acts delivering a "high octane" sound. With over 200 unforgettable dynamic live performances a year! Having performed for well over 2,500,000 fans since 1993! The Legendary Well Hungarians, originating from the St. Louis/Southern Illinois area, have performed in concert with many music greats.The band has charted four consecutive singles from their popular CD's, "Sorry 'bout the Mess" & "Diamonds and Love" the songs have received airplay in the U.S. and ten other countries worldwide. Performances include great original music as well as country, rock, and classic cover songs ranging from the Charlie Daniels Band and Zak Brown Band to Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd.