La Hot Jazz & Co plays throughout New England with sophistication and style. These seasoned musicians will add a unique flavor and charisma to any social or jazz event. The band performs traditional and modern jazz adding style and sophistication to every performance. La Hot Jazz & Co consists of double bass, saxophone, flute, drums, piano.
Expect La Hot Jazz & Co to spice up your next event!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
La Hot Jazz is a professional band that always exceeds to provide the audience with music that will captivate their attention by adding their own special flavor to traditional and modern jazz. Truly a show not to be missed!
On double and electric bass you will hear Dave Hosking, who has performed professionally since the age of 19. Dave studied under Rick Rossi, Principal Bass of the Hartford Symphony and Dr. Bruce Bellingham, Professor Emeritus of Music History at UCONN.
Saxophonist and flutist Ralph Martin is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music. As music director of La Hot Jazz he ensures that the musical experience the band cooks up is both fresh and authentic.
Drummer and band leader Louie DeLorso studied with the great Jim Handley, and has honed his craft over decades to develop an outstanding level of musicianship on the skins.
Randy Plude on Piano studied at the Hartford Conservatory of Music under Jazz Pianist, Ray Casserino. He has performed with a variety of bands through out his music career.
Past Booked Events
|June 05, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Harbour House|
|May 14, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||The Music Bureau|
|April 30, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Passages Gallery|
|April 16, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Buttonwood Tree|
Watermelon Man; Killer Joe; Song For My Father;
Tenor Madness; Serenade To a Cuckoo; Summertime;
Fly Me to the Moon; All Of Me; Cantaloupe Island;
Autumn Leaves; Green Dolphin Street; Things Ain't What They Use To Be; Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me; East Of The Sun; Blue Bossa;
Body and Soul; Blue Skies; Freddie The Freeloader;
Let's Fall In Love; Mercy, Mercy; Tune 88; So What;
Mr Magic; Soulful Strut; Cissy Strut; Comin Home Baby;
All Blues; Chameleon; Ornithology; Sunny; Memphis Underground
|Louie DeLorso||Leader and Drummer|
|Ralph Martin||Music Director, Sax and Flutist|
|Dave Hosking||Upright and Electric Bass|
Influences & Inspiration
Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Horace Silver, Oscar Peterson, Herbie Mann, Grover Washington, Jr, Jeff Lorber, just to name a few.
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