I offer solo Jazz with backing music or a Jazz quartet that contains myself, piano, bass and drums. I am a native new yorker living in south florida full time. I've spent decades playing in the New York music scene with my jazz band, cover bands, original bands, and many more. If you want an authentic New York style jazz experience for your venue or event, look no further. I play guitar, tenor sax, alto sax and I even sing lead on a few tunes so it's not all instrumental. I am able to provide you with a professional and pleasant demeanor and experience. My fees start at 200 for me alone and start at 600 for the 4 piece jazz quartet.
John T. made our condo association party a successful fun night for the second year in a row. Everyone enjoyed listening and dancing to his saxophone and guitar music.
Most of us are "Baby Boomers" and loved his fifties and sixties tunes. Can't wait for him return next year.
On January 27, residents of the Beau Rivage welcomed John Tutino for 3 hours of entertainment. He exceeded our expectations! It was a fantastic evening and I cannot say enough about John’s performance! We definitely will have him back. If you are looking for a saxophone player, John Tutino is the man to call!
JT is an excellent entertainer. Not only was his music amazing, his sensitivity to the audience was outstanding. He played quiet background music to allow for conversation during appropriate periods along with moving jazz numbers that had everyone tapping their toes and nodding in tune.
John was a great performer and extremely professional as well! Provided great entertainment for our guests and was accommodating with any requests! Thanks John!
I booked JT for a Dept. store event he is very talented and amazing. I promise you, you will not go wrong.
Price Range: $200 and up for solo; 600 and up for jazz band
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Professionalism, great outgoing personality, excellent musicianship
JT plays Guitar, Tenor Sax, Alto Sax and sings Lead Vocals. Born and raised in New York, JT started his performing career in the late 1980's as a professional musician in the New York scene with regional east coast touring in the 90's. Recently he has toured the U.S. from 2011- 2014 performing from coast to coast in over 30 states in theaters, performing arts centers, outdoor festivals, Vegas and other casinos around the country.
For the last 25 years, JT has performed with or shared the stage-billing with many well known musicians and groups like Danny Aiello, Peter Noone (Hermans Hermits), The Duprees , Les Paul Jr., Buddy Cage, Jeremy Wall and Jay Azzolina (Spyro Gyra), Bill Perry, Gil Parris, and many others.
JT has a Bachelors of Music (with Magna Cum Laude honors) from the prestigious Berklee College of Music. He has taught over 200 students in the last 20 years in individual and group settings.
Additional Booking Notes
I have a full professional PA sound system and don't need any additional equipment except if requested specifically.
Past Booked Events
|February 24, 2018 • 5:00pm - 7:30pm||Fundraiser|
|February 09, 2018 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Holiday Party|
|November 11, 2017 • 10:30am - 1:00pm||Corporate Event|
|October 15, 2017 • 4:00pm - 7:00pm||Launch Party|
Afternoon in Paris Alice in Wonderland All of You
All the Things You Are Angel Eyes
April in Paris Autumn in New York Autumn Leaves Beautiful Love Bewitched
Blue Bossa Bluesette
Body and Soul Cantaloupe Island Dearly Beloved Desafinado
Girl From Impanema
Have You Met Miss Jones I Could Write a Book
I Hear a Rhapsody
I’ll Remember April
Just the Two of Us
Like Someone in Love
My Favorite Things
My Funny Valentine
Nearness of You
Out of Nowhere
Stella By Starlight
The Song Is You
Song For My Father
Someday My Prince Will Come Stolen Moments
Shadow of Your Smile, The Summertime
Sweet Georgia Brown
There is no Greater Love Watermelon Man WInelight
OLDIES, ROCK N ROLL & DOOWOP
Ain’t That a Shame
Book of Love
Bye Bye Love
Come go with me
Can’t take my eyes off of you Earth Angel
Fly Me to the Moon Get a Job
Great Pretender, The Georgia on my mind In the Still of the night Johnny B Goode Jailhouse Rock
Just My Imagination Morse Code of Love My eyes adored you Only you
Oh what a night (December 63) Rock around the clock Runaround Sue
Strangers in the night Summer Wind
That’ll Be the Day
Twistin the night away Under the Boardwalk
Who loves you pretty baby Whole lotta shaking goin on
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone Baker Street
Bad Bad Leroy Brown
Baby I love Your way
Crazy Little Thing called love Honesty
I feel good
Just the Way You Are
Kiss and Say Goodbye Lady in Red
Late in the evening Moondance
My Cherie Amour Pick up the pieces Reminiscing Ribbons in the Sky
Slip Sliding Away Summer Breeze Smooth Operator Superstitious
Take it to the limit
You Are the Sunshine of My Life You make me feel brand new You don’t have to be a star
You are so beautiful
I am completely self contained with equipment. All I need are electric outlets to plug into.
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