THE JOEY THOMAS BIG BAND is dedicated to the perpetuation of swing music as performed by the original hit-makers. The JTBB also specializes in "as-recorded" top 40 & pop music of the day with an emphasis on the 50's,60's,70's & 80's. Our goal is to bring back all the wonderful memories and feelings to all of our audiences, whether they are dancers or listeners! We take pride in the fact that our passion for great music has been exciting our fans, young and old, for over 20 years! When it's time to celebrate why not celebrate with the best,THE JOEY THOMAS BIG BAND!!
"It's all crisp, melodic big band music with a crackerjack vocalist."
~Tom Keyser, Albany Times Union
Price Range: $2,500 - $12,000
Gig Length: 210 - 300 minutes
Unions: AFM, Navy Musicians Association,American Legion
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!!
Additional Booking Notes
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.
|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|
Influences & Inspiration
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
The Joey Thomas Big Band is a self-contained ensemble and travels with what is generally needed.
- A stage plot is available upon request.