Celebrating 20 years of making music! We hope our passion is your pleasure!!
The Joey Thomas Big Band (JTBB) is truly the most versatile big band anywhere, with three Grammy nominations to prove it! Whether you want ROCK, ROCK AND ROLL, LATIN, LATIN ROCK, ROCK-HORN BANDS, TOP 40, POP, MOTOWN, DISCO AND COUNTRY,we have it all. Did we miss anything? Classic big band of course! "As-recorded" vocal stylings (male and female) like the 40's and 50's singers, you betcha! Big band jazz re-creations like Kenton, Herman, Basie and Ellington, most definitely. The uniqueness of Sinatra, Darin, Bennett and Buble, plus Lee, Cole, Cline, and Schurr, you better believe it! ,
Choose the best for your event! Choose THE JOEY THOMAS BIG BAND!!
Don't forget our specialty shows: THE SINATRA SHOW, BIG BAND TREASURES OF WW II, MUSIC OF OUR LIVES!!
featuring BOB FATHER: vocalist
SAXOPHONE, CLARINET & FLUTE: Joey Thomas, Kristina Johnson, Pete Suzuki, Jeff Nania, Wallace Johnson
RHYTHM: Vince Nicotina, piano / Dan Samson, upright & electric bass / Nate Coyne, drums percussion
TRUMPETS: OMAR WILLIAMS,SCOTT HALLIDAY,JENNIFER EDWARDS,STEVEN WEISSE
TROMBONES: SEAN BAZYLEWICZ,PETER HARVEY KARL BRAUN
Stan Kenton, Frank Sinatra, Woody Herman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, the horn bands of the '60s and '70s such as Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears, Earth Wind & Fire
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 210 - 300 minutes
- A stage plot is available upon request.
The Joey Thomas Big Band is a self-contained ensemble and travels with what is generally needed.
Complimentary water, soft drinks, tea and coffee is to be made available to Joey Thomas Big Band players and support personnel.
Should the engagement extend through the lunch/dinner hours, meals are to be provided. (It doesn't need to be a 4-course dinner, sandwiches or light fare is acceptable and appreciated. Thank you.
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Bachelor Party, Bachelorette Party, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Casino, Casting Call, Christmas Party, Club/Nightclub, Competition, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Cruise, Dinner Dance, Ethnic Celebration, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Graduation, Grand Opening, Halloween Party, Holiday Party, Hotel, Launch Party, Luncheon/Tea, Private Party, Prom, Restaurant, Retreat, Reunion, Seminar, Studio Session, Trade Show, Wedding Reception, Workshop
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