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Song List/Group Options

Meeting this Economy with stylistic diversity and group size options has been an interesting push in an unexpected,  very cool direction…Although our preference will always be the Classic Horn Band concept, we have discovered ways of meeting budgetary needs with just the right amount of players…

Below you will see a brief description of some of what we can provide for you. Feel free to call about any ideas you might have in mind…Our ability to read opens up a lot of potential options providing we have rehearsal time to make things happen for you. And all of our ensemble creations are based on utilizing our core group of stylistically diverse musicians…

Group Options…>>>

Solo Strolling Sax Player…Featuring our very own Hot Sax Monkey (Jody Marlow) . This solo Sax features a contemporary line up of smooth Jazz Styled music with popular melodys.  Great for Dinner events, Cocktail hours, Weddings, Silent auctions etc… A great addition to every event

Solo Guitarist ~ Featuring TBE’s Guitarist Extraordinaire Tom Lippincott… See his Web site at tomlippincot.com for song selection samples…Styles include Jazz, Classical, Latin/Brazilian styles…and Popular music. (Tom by the way is an excellent Guitar teacher and he gives private lessons

PeaceWork (duo, trio, quartet) ~.A very contemporary “art influenced eclectic group that covers Classical Chamber Styled material with contemporary melodys done in a classical ISH way…All players are tremendously versatile with the ability to not only play the classics in a new and refreshing way but also  incorporate styles of improvised Jazz into the mix… A great group for Ceremony’s Cocktail Hours…Silent Auctions, Wine tasting events…Dinner events Art shows, Shopping Plaza Performances etc…

Instrumentation includes, Violin/Viola, Alto and standard Flute/Soprano Sax/ Electric Wind Synth/ Native American Flutes/Penny Whistles, Cello, Nylon String Guitar(6 and 8 string), and at times adds a percussionist

Jody Marlow and Company~ This is a Smooth contemporary and Latin Jazz oriented Group that celebrates Jody’s gifts as a multi~ Instrumentalist/Vocalist …Saxophones/Flutes/Vocals in the company of some extremely talented Friends… Typically a 6 pc group size that includes, Keys, Bass, Guitarist, Drummer and Latin Percussionist

Great for any event

TBE’s Sick Puppy Horns~Our Horn Section anchors several group possibilities that are all about the Horns…From a New Orleans Dixieland Styled Group to… a Brass Quintet, or a very hip Variety Pep band that is Sport Fans Tailgate Party friendly…Great for a variety of occassions from educational Performances, Holiday events…Fanfares incorporated for any event…

Songs for my Father~ This group varies in size, It concentrates on old School Ballroom Styled Dance material done in a contemporary way…Kind of like Standard Jazz with Danceable Rhythms to honor the influence My Father has had in my life and music…

Great for Dinner segments at events…Wine Tasting events, Country Club Events with a strong Ballroom Dance oriented crowd…Typical instrumentation includes…Sax/Flute/Vocals, Jazz Guitarist, Upright Bassist, Keys, Drummer and at times a Latin Percussionist…

2 Bit Horse ~ Duo, trio or Quartet sized group entity featuring “Classic Acoustic”  material Like James Taylor, Peter Frampton, Eagles, Doobie Bros…etc…Kind of an unplugged group style that can Rock the house with songs from the 60,s 70s, 80s…through today… Blues  classic rock are certainly part of what this group is about and when we add our Trumpet/Perc Player into the mix we get into some of the Horn material we love so much… This group works well with custom trax to make a small group come alive to meet your bang for the Buck expectations you have of this group dynamic…

Great for Clubs, Private Parties, Casinos, Wine tastings,  Out Door Beach Occasions, Cocktail Hours…, Art Shows, Festivals in the Small Group area, Shopping Plaza Performances  Etc…

Great Vocal Harmony in this 2BH…Instrumentation includes, Acoustic and Electric Guitars…Sax/Flute/Wind Synth, Hand Perc and when we can a Trumpet/Perc Player

Missing Link ~ This group is a smaller version our our Crown Jewl Group TBE…Usually has 2 horns and ranges from a 5 pc-7 pc…This is a very versatile group good for any event who likes TBE styles but can’t meet the TBE Price Ticket..(As reasonably Priced as we are)

The Brass Evolution…(TBE) ~ 6-11 Pc Classic Horn Group…4 horns, Drummer, Bassist, Guitarist, Keyboardist, 2 lead primary Lead Vocalists with 5 lead vocalist with in the group, a Latin Singing Percussionist and just the right amount of versatile fun and entertainment value that every event deserves.

The Focus of this group is geared toward, Main Event Private/Corporate entertainment, Weddings, Full Blown Concerts , Tribute Shows, Backing Headliner Acts, Festivals Etc…All the above styles are incorporated into this larger group entity as these are the same players that make up these groups…SO talk about a great event band…it’s like getting several different groups in one, A great way to cover an event that features multi time frame segments…Ie Cocktail on the beach into an elegant dinner setting…Silent auction through the final dance of the evening…Or for a budget conciuos Festival we can actually open up for ourselves with a different styled group and intrumental configuration. This saves time and sound hassles as well because it’s the same drummer…same Sax Player on the same mics etc…2 bands for a price much less than having 2 seperate bands…

Tribute Authority Posibilities

Chicago/BS&T

Billy Joel

Mo Town Era

Disco Era

Santana

Rolling Stones

Eagles

Doobie Brothers

~>>>Your vision is our challenge to create the perfect music for ~>>>

All of our instrumentalists are schooled musicians. Our capacity to read lends itself to having the ability to play many different styles of music to accommodate any function…So as long as what you want is about quality music…we’re in….

Our preference is to perform music live with real musicians playing every part. As opposed to playing to prerecorded tracks as so many of our competetors do in todays music scene…Most people don’t know the difference…My hope is that you do.

Our complete library of ” in stock” Charted material is far to extensive to list here. We have over 5000 Charts at our disposal that represent a large varety music styles and eras…

Our musical styles include Classical, Contemporary Country, Swing, R&B, Latin, Blues, Funk, Disco, Pop Rock, Big Band, Standard and Contemporary Jazz, Classic Acoustic/Folk material, and of course the great horn band classics from our recent past into today….

Although we pride ourselves on being a Classic Horn Based Band…We absolutely  love all kinds of music. So what we bring to your event is  always the perfect blend of material for all ages and every event….Musical selections unique to meet your personal music preferences…This is part of what makes us stand out from the rest.

Musical selections  geared to keep your guests entertained from the ceremonial time frame through your silent auction or cocktail hour, dinner, right on through to the final dance of the evening.

For styles that we can not perform ourselves, (i.e. Steel Drums, Harpist, Strolling Violins, etc…)We have referral sources to help provide you with exactly what you are looking for…. All you have to do is know what you want, so that we can provide it for you.

Below I have listed a small selection of songs that we do. As mentioned above, this is by no means a conclusive list, as we are constantly adding new material.

Here is a sample of our primary song list collection.

AL GREEN – Let’s Stay Together

AL JEREAU – Boogie Down, We’re in this Love Together

ALMAN BROS~ Mellissa, Whipping Post

ARETHA FRANKLIN – Respect, Chain of Fools, Think

AVERAGE WHITE BAND – Cut the Cake, Pick up the Pieces, School Boy Crush

BILLY JOEL – You May Be right, New York State of Mind, Just the way you are, Zanzibar

BILL WITHERS – Ain’t No Sunshine, Just the Two of Us, Use Me

BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS – God Bless the Child, Going Down Gambling, Lucretia McEvil, Spinning Wheel, You Make Me So Very Happy

BLUES BROTHERS – Can’t Turn You Loose, Going Back to Miami, Gimmie Some Lovin, Hey Bartender, Hold On I’m Comin, Peter Gunn, Show me, Soul Man

BOBBY CALDWELL – What You Won’t Do For Love

BOBBY DARIN~ Beyound the Sea, Mack the Knife

BOB SEGER – Old Time Rock & Roll, Turn the Page, Night Moves

BON JOVI ~ Wanted

BRIAN SETZER – Jump Jive & Wail, Route 66, Who Do Voo Doo Doll

CHERRY POPPIN DADDIES – Zoot Suit Riot

CHICAGO – Beginnings, Call On Me, Color My World, Does Anybody Know What Time It Is, Feeling Stronger Everyday, Just You and Me, Make Me Smile, Saturday in the Park, 25 or 6 to 4, Hard Habit to Break, I’m a Man

CHRISTOPHER CROSS – Ride Like the Wind

COMMITMENTS – Mustang Sally, Ain’t too Proud To Beg

COMODORES – Brick House

kOOL & THE GANG – Get Down On It

DAVE MATHEWS BAND – Too Much, Crash, What you say

DELBERT MCCLINTON – Shaky Ground

DOOBIE BROTHERS – China Grove, Jesus is All Right, Listen to the Music, Long Train Running, Taking it to the Street

EARTH WIND & FIRE – Fantasy, Get Away, Got To Get You Into My Life, Let’s Groove Tonight, September, Shining Star, That’s the Way of the World

ELTON JOHN~ Your Song

ERIC CLAPTON~ Cross Roads, Wonderful Tonight

KATRINA & THE WAVES – Walking on Sunshine

GLORIA ESTEFAN – Conga, The Rhythm is Gonna Get You, Get On Your Feet, 1,2,3

GEORGE BENSON – Affirmation, Breezin, Masquerade, Turn your Love Around

HEART~ Baracuda, Keep Your Love Alive, (Led Zepplin’s) Rock & Roll

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – Working for a Living, Heart of Rock and Roll, Heart and Soul, I want a new drug

IDES OF MARCH – Vehicle

JAMES BROWN – Cold Sweat, I Feel Good, Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag, Sex Machine

JAMES TAYLOR ~ Fire and Rain

JOE COCKER – Feeling All Right, Leave Your Hat On, The letter

JOE JACKSON~ You Can’t Get What you want (Till You Know What You Want)

JOHN MAYER~ Daughters, Why Georgia

JOURNEY~ Don’t Stop Believing, Touching Squeezing

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND – Get Down 2onight, I’m your Boogie man, That’s the Way I Like It, Boogie Shoes

KENNY RANKIN – Groovin, Here’s that Rainy Day, When Sunny Gets Blue

LOGGINS & MESSINA – Angry Eyes, House on Pooh Corner, Your Mamma Don’t Dance

LTD – Back in Love

LUTHER VANDROS – Never Too Much

LYNNARD SKYNARD~ 3 Steps, Sweet Home Alabama,

CHUCK MANGIONE – Feels So Good, Give it all You Got

MARCUS MILLER – The Butt

MARK ANTHONY – I Need to Know

MICHAEL BUBLE~ How Sweet it is to be Loved By You. Me and Mrs Jones, Moon Dance, My Funny Valentine, The Way You Look Tonight

MICHAEL JACKSON~Billie Jean, Don’t Stop till you Get Enough, I want you Back

OHIO PLAYERS – Fire

PETER FRAMPTON ~ Ohh Baby I Love Your Way

PHIL COLLINS – Something Happened on the Way to Heaven, Susudio

POLICE – Message in a Bottle, Every Breath YouI take

RARE EARTH – Celebrate, Get ready

RICK JAMES – Give it to Me Baby, Super Freak

RICKY MARTIN – Livin La Vida loca

SANTANA – Black Magic Woman, Evil Ways, Oya Como Va, Smooth

SEAL – Fly Like an Eagle

SHERYL LYNN – To Be real

STEELY DAN – Black Cow, Do it Again, Green Earings, Josie, Reelin in the Years, My Old School, Pretzle Logic

STEVIE RAY VAUGHN~ Lenny, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Pride and Joy, VooDoo Child, Cross Fire, Tight Rope

STEVIE WONDER –As, All is Fair in Love, I Wish, My Cheri Amour, Ribbon in the Sky, Sir Duke, Superstition, That Girl, You are the Sunshine of my Life, Visions

SLY & THE FAMILY STONE – Thank you

SWING OUT SISTER – Break Out, Same girl

TOTO – Georgie Porgy, Hold the line, Rosanna

TOWER OF POWER – A Little Knowledge, Soul with a Capital S, What is Hip, You’re Still a Young Man, Still Diggin on James Brown

VAN MORRISON – Brown Eye Girl, Domino, Moon Dance, Wild Nights

WILD CHERRY – Play that Funky Music

Stay tuned…

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