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Lilan Kane

Lilan Kane

7 reviews
Lilan Kane
4.97/5 stars – based on 7 reviews

Why book Lilan Kane?

Whether the event is big or small, the music must inspire everyone to have an unforgettable night! What better than a truly spectacular band? Lilan Kane and her band will deliver!

We pride ourselves on our diverse song list spanning timeless swing and jazz standards, classic Motown soul and R&B, and contemporary pop hits. We will work with you to customize a set list that fits your vision. The instruments can also be tailored depending on your musical taste and the band size you prefer.

The members of the band are internationally renowned professional touring musicians. We are available for ceremonies, receptions, corporate events, parties, and more.

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Jazz Band in San Francisco, CA
Lilan and her band are amazing! They definitely set the tone for our special evening. Our guests loved her voice and she helped to make our night magical!

Definitely a night that we will never forget!
Wedding Reception in Bodega Bay, CA
5 / 5 stars

Wedding

Lilan and her band are amazing! They definitely set the tone for our special evening. Our guests loved her voice and she helped to make our night magical!

Definitely a night that we will never forget!

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Reviewer: Chris O.
Event: Wedding Reception in Bodega Bay, CA
Event Date: Nov 9, 2014
Hired As: Jazz Singer, Motown Group
Jazz Band in San Francisco, CA
I booked Lilan and her guitarist Andrew for a small dinner party for my husband's birthday. Lilan is a sweet and delightful (not to mention incredibly cool) woman who made the entire booking process easy. She and Andrew arrived on time, were lovely to me and my guests, and performed about a dozen songs in a mini-concert for my jazz/blues loving friends. Everyone was overwhelmed with how fabulous Lilan was and how equally fabulous Andrew was on the guitar. I can't underscore how amazing they were; they made our night (and my husband's birthday) truly memorable.
Birthday Party in Alameda, CA
5 / 5 stars

Simply fabulous!!!

I booked Lilan and her guitarist Andrew for a small dinner party for my husband's birthday. Lilan is a sweet and delightful (not to mention incredibly cool) woman who made the entire booking process easy. She and Andrew arrived on time, were lovely to me and my guests, and performed about a dozen songs in a mini-concert for my jazz/blues loving friends. Everyone was overwhelmed with how fabulous Lilan was and how equally fabulous Andrew was on the guitar. I can't underscore how amazing they were; they made our night (and my husband's birthday) truly memorable.

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Reviewer: D'anne G.
Event: Birthday Party in Alameda, CA
Event Date: Jun 1, 2014
Hired As: Jazz Singer
Jazz Band in San Francisco, CA
We heard Lilan at a club and hired her for a private party. She is a talented artist and a very professional performer. Her voice is fabulous, her music refined. She was an amazing addition to our party - she definitely has "it". We look forward to having her back and recommend her highly.
House Party in Livermore, CA
5 / 5 stars

Very nice indeed

We heard Lilan at a club and hired her for a private party. She is a talented artist and a very professional performer. Her voice is fabulous, her music refined. She was an amazing addition to our party - she definitely has "it". We look forward to having her back and recommend her highly.

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Reviewer: Don H.
Event: House Party in Livermore, CA
Event Date: May 31, 2014
Hired As: Jazz Singer
Jazz Band in San Francisco, CA
Lilan was great! On time, great attitude, attractive, and talented!
Wedding Reception in San Francisco, CA
5 / 5 stars

Nice!

Lilan was great! On time, great attitude, attractive, and talented!

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Reviewer: Kristen K.
Event: Wedding Reception in San Francisco, CA
Event Date: Feb 14, 2014
Hired As: R&B Group, Soul Singer, Wedding Band, Wedding Singer
Jazz Band in San Francisco, CA
Lilan Kane and her band played by birthday party in the back yard. Not only is she classically trained, but she has the "it" factor as a performer. Her band is also not notch. If you want a great blues/soul/funk band and don't mind it your guests get up and dance, you can't go wrong with Lilan.
Birthday Party in Orinda, CA
5 / 5 stars

Lilan Rocks It!

Lilan Kane and her band played by birthday party in the back yard. Not only is she classically trained, but she has the "it" factor as a performer. Her band is also not notch. If you want a great blues/soul/funk band and don't mind it your guests get up and dance, you can't go wrong with Lilan.

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Reviewer: John A.
Event: Birthday Party in Orinda, CA
Event Date: Oct 5, 2013
Jazz Band in San Francisco, CA
Lilan Kane is a fantastic talent and consummate professional. She and her band created just the right mix of music for listening and dancing so that everyone in the room was entertained. Her voice is incredible and the band was solid. Hers is a unique sound that is hard to pin down: sultry, bluesy and upbeat. We loved it! You can't go wrong with Lilan Kane.
House Party in Alameda, CA
4.8 / 5 stars

What a star!

Lilan Kane is a fantastic talent and consummate professional. She and her band created just the right mix of music for listening and dancing so that everyone in the room was entertained. Her voice is incredible and the band was solid. Hers is a unique sound that is hard to pin down: sultry, bluesy and upbeat. We loved it! You can't go wrong with Lilan Kane.

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Reviewer: Lisa L.
Event: House Party in Alameda, CA
Event Date: Dec 28, 2013
Hired As: Blues Band, R&B Group, R&B Vocalist
Jazz Band in San Francisco, CA
"I hired Lilan for my holiday party. She provided great entertainment. My guest had such a fantastic time. She rocked the house and played my song requests with a personal touch. I will definitely be hiring her again."
House Party in Carlsbad, CA
5 / 5 stars

Hire this Chic!

"I hired Lilan for my holiday party. She provided great entertainment. My guest had such a fantastic time. She rocked the house and played my song requests with a personal touch. I will definitely be hiring her again."

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Reviewer: Gerry B.
Event: House Party in Carlsbad, CA
Event Date: Jan 31, 2014
Hired As: Motown Group

Booking Info

  • Fee: $400-$5000
  • Languages: English, French

Overview

Lilan Kane and her band are a one-stop shop. They provide a flowing soundtrack to your event from start to finish, transitioning seamlessly from an intimate ceremony and cocktail hour into a high-energy dance band that will keep the party grooving all night long. The band size can range anywhere from solo classical guitar, small jazz combo, to a full Big Band depending on the type of event you are planning. All sound systems and lighting can be provided, as well as a wireless or lapel microphone for officiants and toasts. We can also provide emcee duties and a DJ upon request. A custom iPod playlist is created, or if you have your own playlist, we can play it through our system during the breaks.

Additional Booking Notes

All sound systems and lighting can be provided, as well as a wireless or lapel microphone for officiants and toasts. We can also provide emcee duties. A custom iPod playlist is created, or if you have your own playlist, we can play it through our system during the breaks.

The team providing the talent:

Lilan Kane

Bandleader/Lead Vocals

James Harman

Guitar

Julian Hogan

Drums

Colin Hogan

Keys

Steve Hogan

Bass

Set List

Song list includes but is not limited to the following songs. Most song requests can be accommodated.

JAZZ STANDARDS
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Autumn Leaves
L-O-V-E
La Vie En Rose - Edith Piaf
Misty
My Funny Valentine
Sway
Besame Mucho
Mack the Knife
Beyond the Sea
Feeling Good
Time After Time
Honeysuckle Rose
Chega De Saudade (No More Blues)
Day In, Day Out
My Baby Just Cares For Me
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
How High The Moon
Night And Day
I've Got You Under My Skin
The Lady is a Tramp
Gee, Baby Ain't I Good To You
Come Rain Or Come Shine
The Way You Look Tonight
The Nearness of You
Teach Me Tonight - Dinah Washington
Girl From Ipanema - Astrud Gilberto
Pennies From Heaven - Louis Prima
That Old Black Magic - Louis Prima
September In The Rain
Dance Me To The End of Love
I Left My Heart in San Francisco
Embraceable You - Ella Fitzgerald
Our Love is Here To Stay - Ella Fitzgerald
All of Me - Sarah Vaughan
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
The Nearness of You - Norah Jones
Fever - Peggy Lee
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
Straighten Up And Fly Right
I Can't Give You Anything But Love - Sarah Vaughan
Bye Bye Blackbird
Orange Colored Sky - Natalie Cole
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Just Squeeze Me
Moondance - Michael Buble
Old Devil Moon
Body And Soul
More Than You Know - Jane Monheit
Lullabye of Birdland - Sarah Vaughan
Summertime
It Don't Mean A Thing
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Ain't Misbehavin
On The Sunny Side of the Street

SOUL/R&B
I Got A Woman - Ray Charles
Hallelujah, I Just Love Him So - Ray Charles
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Baby I Love You - Aretha Franklin
Natural Woman - Aretha Franklin
Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin
At Last - Etta James
Sunday Kind of Love - Etta James
I Just Wanna Make Love to You - Etta James
Just A Little Bit - Etta James
Brick House - The Commodores
Shining Star - Earth, Wind, and Fire
September - Earth, Wind, and Fire
Thank You - Sly and the Family Stone
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder
Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder
Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Dancing In The Streets - Martha & the Vendellas
Upright (Everything's Alright) - Stevie Wonder
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Ribbon In The Sky - Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
All I Do - Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Inseparable - Natalie Cole
Tell Me Something Good - Chaka Khan and Rufus
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
What's Goin On - Marvin Gaye
People Make the World Go Round - The Stylistics
Can't Help It - Michael Jackson
Rock With You - Michael Jackson
All I Do - Stevie Wonder
Boogie On Reggae Woman - Stevie Wonder
Do I Do - Stevie Wonder
Use Me - Bill Withers
When I'm Kissin My Love - Bill Withers
Lean On Me - Bill Withers
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Just The Two of Us - Bill Withers
What You Won't Do For Love - Bobby Caldwell
Love and Happiness - Al Green
Something's Gotta Hold On Me - Etta James
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Hold On, I'm Comin - Sam & Dave
Use My Imagination - Gladys Knight
P.Y.T. - Michael Jackson
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Knock on Wood - Sam & Dave
Dancing In The Streets - Martha & The Vandellas
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Feel Like Makin Love - D'Angelo
Cruisin - Smokey Robinson
I Feel Good - James Brown
Cold Sweat - James Brown
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You - Marvin Gaye
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson

POP/ROCK
Lights - Journey
Kiss - Prince
Don't Stop Believin - Journey
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
All About That Bass - Meghan Traynor
Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Come Together - The Beatles
7 Nation Army - white Stripes
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Forget You - Cee-Lo
I'm Your Baby Tonight - Whitney Houston
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
How Will I Know - Whitney Houston
Tainted Love
Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Next To Me - Emilie Sande
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Umbrella - Rihanna
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Wannabe - Spice Girls
Hit Me Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
Ain't No Other Man - Christina Aguilera
No Diggity - Blackstreet
We Found Love - Rihanna
Only Girl In The World - Rihanna
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Twist And Shout - Beatles
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
You Know I'm No Good - Amy Winehouse
Hella Good - No Doubt
Rollin In The Deep - Adele
All My Lovin - Amy Winehouse version
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Love on Top - Beyonce
All of Me - John Legend
Counting Stars - One Republic
Love Runs Out - One Republic
Nobody Love - Tori Kelly
Mercy - Duffy
Problem - Ariana Grande
I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys (Postmodern Jukebox version)
Latch - Disclosure feat. Sam Smith
Black and Gold - Sam Sparro
Happy - Pharell
Golden- Jill Scott
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Sugar - Maroon 5
Sunday Morning - Maroon 5
Boom Clap - Charli XCX
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Love Me Harder - Ariana Grande
Right There - Ariana Grande
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
One and Only - Adele

Influences & Inspiration

Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Adele, James Brow, Bruno Mars, Chaka Khan, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys, Diana Krall, Michael Buble, The Beatles, Natalie Cole, Amy Winehouse, Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Tony Bennett, Anita O'Day, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye.

Setup Requirements

Adequate sun soverage if performance is outdoors.

Electrical outlet within 15 feet.

Stage space needs can be discussed depending on the size of the band.

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