Why hire Leon Jordan and the Continentals?
Leon Jordan and the Continentals plays a variety of music-Latin, swing, mambo, rumba, waltzes, some beach, country, ballads, and 30's-90's - popular and contemporary; classic big band sounds.
Our orchestra is well suited to play for any event you may have-wedding receptions, promo events, business gatherings, country club events, or anything you can imagine. Bring the nostalgia of yesteryear close to your heart, and celebrate your special event today.
Over 1000 plus songs in our library----
The Continentals have been entertaining over 50 years---------
Leon Jordan and the Continentals is a 12 piece big band/dance band consisting of 4 saxes,2 trombones, 3 trumpets, piano, bass, and drums. We are a true dance band that is perfectly suited for any professional or otherwise event you may have. The Continentals have played for over 50 years for audiences and also celebrities such as Perry Como, Bob Hope, Wayne Newton and have used many great musicians over the years from many famous groups .
We can provide any size band you wish - 12-15-or smaller such as combo (4-5piece) or 9 piece.
We take pride in providing the size band the client wants.
Leon Jordan: trumpet
Vic Jordan: trumpet
Ben Shaw: trumpet
Jeff Weidass: trumpet
Randy Guptill: trombone
Bob Gregory: trombone
Keith Longmire: alto sax/ manager
Alston Sykes: alto sax
Larry James: tenor sax
Dick Beech: tenor sax
Dr. Tom Starr: piano
George Knott: bass
Vernon Janke: drums
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Bar/Lounge, Christmas Party, Convention, Corporate Event, Dinner Dance, Holiday Party, Hotel, Private Party, Restaurant, Wedding Reception
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