Why hire Lori Spencer?
Lori Spencer is a nationally known award winning jazz and finger style guitarist based out of Charlotte, North Carolina . She has performed as a solo instrumental guitarist throughout the United States. Lori plays all styles of music including pop, blues, Latin, adult contemporary, classical and specializes in solo jazz guitar. Vocal jazz/blues/R&B standards are offered as a Duo, Trio, or Quartet under the band name Sultry. Sultry is in very high demand for it's unique upbeat versions of jazz/blues/R&B standards. Lori's arrangements of Jazz, Blues, and R&B standards for either solo instrumental or duo through quartet band are the perfect complement for your event. www.lorispencermusic.com
Lori Spencer - solo instrumental guitar - by a musician that has toured extensively across North America receiving multiple awards including the wedding instrumentalist of the year twice and the national female jazz guitarist award just to mention the last 3 years. Lori has degrees in both classical and jazz guitar and has performed in dozens of major jazz festivals and with many of the jazz greats over the decades. As a solo act i have performed at over 700 weddings and still counting. i can perform with or without power and have done hundreds of beach and other outdoor weddings. for these events i have a very small battery operated amp for sound assistance so the music can be heard even over a beach surf.
In the last decade Lori's jazz instrumental and vocal groups have been awarded national rising star awards 3 times and National jazz duo of the year awards 4 times. Either of these groups can be adapted for holiday music with holiday standards mixed with our normal sets. please see the listings below for more information on these great nationally recognized groups:
Sultry Band - vocal jazz and Latin standards offered in sizes duo through quintet. The most popular groupings perfect for any event are Duo Guitar & Saxophone, Duo Guitar & Vocal, and Trio Guitar / Saxophone / Keyboard. For your large party especially if dancing is desired the most popular group is quintet Guitar/ Vocal / Saxophone / Keyboard / Percussion.
Blue Tulip Band - exceptionally popular vocal jazz blues, jazz, and R&B by award winning female musicians with decades of stage experience. songs that you know with a twist all our own. Blue Tulip normally appears as a Trio with Guitar, Vocal/keyboard, and conga player but up sizes for larger parties with both a bass player and saxophone. We can appear as background music or do a complete stage act. If needed, Blue Tulip can also appear as a vocal duo with guitar and vocalist performing the same mix of jazz, blues, and R&B. please find additional information and sound samples at www.bluetulipmusic.com.
Once again, all information can be found on my website www.lorispencermusic.com.
lori spencer: guitarist - band leader
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 30 - 240 minutes
Both Solo instrumental and any groupings offered by Lori Spencer Music are of the best quality and professional in behavior. This is the reason that Lori Spencer is considered in the top five acts to be booked by event planners along the east coast. our performance will be based on your needs being able to provide the perfect instrumental or vocal background music for your event or be the main event for the evening with dance music even performing and dressing for themes if needed. Both Blue Tulip and Sultry bands have performed as roaring 20s, speakeasy bands, and a female baudy blues act (slightly naughty).
All of our sound equipment is Bose so our setup requirements are small and we can provide perfect clear sound mix without the need for extensive volumn which is perform if your needs are background music. Our lighting equipment if needed is all LED so low power usage and no danger from very HOT traditional band spotlighting.
2006: 200 gigs
2007: 200 gigs
2008: 200 gigs
2009: 230 gigs
2010: 225 gigs
2011: 240 gigs
2012: 110 gigs
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Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Christmas Party, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Dinner Dance, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Grand Opening, Holiday Party, Hotel, Luncheon/Tea, Private Party, Restaurant, Reunion, Trade Show, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception