Very subtle, very sassy arrangements, great original compositions, well chosen repertoire, music dense by nature and so much understatement by performance. Humble and charming stage presence, radio trained like it's the late night drive home show. Old school R&B crooners, ... gone for some fun on the Bayou, dotted with swinging originals by suave singer Maren Molthan locking in some very groovy lines on the bass and recently laying it down on the trombone. Dating networks love this band!
Price Range: $500 - ... depending on band size
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, French, German
What to Expect
Very subtle, very sassy arrangements, great original compositions, well chosen repertoire, music dense by nature and so much understatement by performance. Humble and charming stage presence, radio trained like it's the late night drive home show. Old school R&B crooners, … gone for some fun on the Bayou, dotted with swinging originals by suave singer Maren Molthan locking in some very groovy lines on the bass. Dating networks love this band!
Vocals, recorder, snare drum in a marching band, piano, guitar, harmonica, trumpet, bass, bass drum in a marching band, trombone. And that would be the order of instruments I studied - most credit needs to go to my partner and mentor for 9 years, Brian E. Downey, one of Chuck Berry's and Chet Baker's favorites on the drums, who taught me how to phrase and lock in the groove, create a pocket together with the drums. Our cooperation has produced a few live recorded cd's and a recent digital single release in 2017, and our band got invited to present our repertoire at the Coleman Hawkins Bluesfest in St. Joseph, MO in September 2018 - we'd love to play your show in and around Kansas City after the 10th of September, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas in October/November? thanx so much for your interest!
Additional Booking Notes
Band can start as trio and expand to jazz orchestra or big band. Organ trio also available.
We like doing our own sound and prefer to be involved in set up design.
We do not do lights!
Just remember: good drummer, good band.
This is the best drummer in the capital, possibly in all of Canada.
Upcoming Booked Events
|September 07, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:45pm||MissRepresentit live (link hidden)|
The here embedded videos feature an overview of our repertoire. custom detail possible!
Influences & Inspiration
Count Basie, Earl Palmer, Marlena Shaw, Ernestine Anderson, Sippie Wallace, Sarah Vaughn, Joe Williams, Frank Sinatra, Wayne Newton, Bobby Darin, Etta James, Nancy Wilson, Esther Phillips, Eartha Kitt, Blossom Dearie, Fats Domino, Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima, Albert King, Freddy King, George Benson, Bobby Blue Bland, Lou Donaldson, Coleman Hawkins, Lou Rawls, James Brown, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Marvin Gaye, James Jamerson, George Porter Jr., Jon Cleary, Big D, Danny Draher, The Wild Tchoupitoulas, Eydie Gormé, Bonnie Raitt, Delbert McClinton, Snooks Eaglin, the list goes on!
Host is responsible for stage lighting. outside of Canada, please contact us for arrangements, thank you!
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