We play high quality jazz for any occasion. We are on the roster at House of Jazz in Montreal, we have toured in the U.S.A., working with Grammy-award winning producers and musicians. We can create a relaxed atmosphere for your wedding cocktail, or we can be a main act for an event that wants some exciting, high-energy jazz.
We are easy to work with and can tailor our services to help make yours a memorable occasion.
Positive experience with these guys every step of the way. Professional, timely, and incredibly talented. You will not be disappointed by this band.
The band was fantastic, very professional! They made the party memorable!
Response from B's Bees - Jazz for any occasion:
Thanks Michael! The guys had a great time and thank you for your hospitality.
Price Range: $150 - 2000
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, French
What to Expect
We offer any format imaginable for an event. Any combination of up to 6 musicians, including: vocalist, saxophone, guitar, piano, bass, and drums.
We can play background cocktail jazz, with the standard jazz repertoire. But we also have a large repertoire of original compositions that audiences love.
Our clothing can reflect the event planner's vision, classy & formal, or casual.
Montreal group B's Bees is a hard swinging jazz outfit known for writing compelling original music and playing high energy interpretations of the music of past masters such as The Jazz Messengers, Thelonious Monk and Charlie Haden. Comprised of 5 core members and several charter members, they wowed over 800 people at their debut concert at the Montreal International Jazz Festival in 2012 with their individual and collective talents.
When bandleader Brandon Goodwin won a scholarship to play at the Montreal International Jazz Festival in 2012, he formed B’s Bees with a lineup of some of the young star players in the city and never looked back. Since then, B's Bees have been in demand at prominent clubs around Montreal and the surrounding area, playing over 50 shows and headlining two weekly Jazz parties. They are currently on the roster at two locations of Montreal’s House of Jazz. They’ve also developed an entire show of Charlie Haden compositions to pay tribute to the recently passed master.
B's Bees released their first album to much acclaim in 2015, featuring all original compositions by various members of the group. The eponymous album reached the #1 spot on several jazz radio charts, and reached #2 on Earshot Online's national jazz ranking.
Additional Booking Notes
We bring our instruments and can also provide our own sound system for an additional charge.
We need a minimum of 10 square feet per musician.
Depending on the type of performance, we don't necessarily need lighting or a stage.
Past Booked Events
|November 09, 2017 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm||Convention/Trade Show|
|September 23, 2017 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Anniversary Party|
Jazz Standards, including:
All the Things You Are
But Not For Me
Days of Wine and Roses
East of the Sun
Have You Met Miss Jones
I Should Care
It Could Happen To You
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Stella by Starlight
You Stepped Out of a Dream
I Mean You
Darn That Dream
Nearness of You
Someday My Prince Will Come
Influences & Inspiration
Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Duke Ellington
P.A. System with 3 microphones and necessary cables
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