We are a High School Jazz Combo that can play all sorts of places! We've played at corporate gigs, book stores, malls, etc. and are looking to expand that list! If you are looking for a skilled, professional jazz combo that isn't overpriced, we are definitely those people. In addition to being professional, we also know how to have some fun.
Price Range: $250-$400
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
If you hire the Prairie Pachas, you will get many great things out of it! We have all sorts of different types of songs that we can play. We have all of our stuff that we can bring, you don't have to provide us with anything except the space for us to be. Another thing we bring to the table is that we're not overpoweringly loud like some jazz combos. We bring a soft, enjoyable, relaxing atmosphere when we start to play.
Quincy (Trumpet): I'm Quincy Erickson, and I'm a sophomore at Eden Prairie High School. I play the trumpet in this combo, but I also play piano and ukulele. My favorite activity is music, but I also enjoy Baseball, Basketball, and playing with all sorts of animals.
Dillon (Alto Sax): I'm Dillon Zaugg, I'm a junior at Eden Prairie High School, and I'm new to the Twin Cities. I've enjoyed playing the saxophone for 6 years and also enjoy playing piano, ukulele, and guitar among other instruments.
Taylor (Tenor Sax): I'm Taylor and I play the tenor saxophone. I have been playing music for over five years now and I really enjoy it. This group is very fun and I am proud to be a part of it.
Sam (Piano): I am Sam Hoffacker, I'm a junior at Eden Prairie High School, and I've been playing piano for 11 years. While being classically trained, I have been playing with Eden prairie Jazz ensembles since 2010, starting in the Oak Point Jazz Band. He played in the Central Middle School Dixieland Band in 7th and 8th grade, EPHS Jazz II in 9th grade, and EPHS Jazz I in 10th and 11th grade.
Vincent (Bass): I'm Vincent McIntosh, and I'm a snior at Eden Prairie High School. I have been playing the bass for 7 years. I also play in the Eden Prairie High School orchestra. I am relatively new to the Twin Cities from Atlanta, Georgia and I'm enjoying the chilly weather.
Clayton (Drumset): My name is Clayton Binner and I am the drumset player for this jazz combo. I am also the set player for the jazz band at EPHS. I play the bass drum in marching band and winter drumline. I love to perform to live audiences
Additional Booking Notes
All we need are 2 different outlets (one for bass one for piano). We don't need that much space or light. All we need are the outlets, and that is it. We bring all of our own equipment.
Past Booked Events
|December 10, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Excelcior|
Christmas Time is Here
Come Rain or Shine
Here Comes Santa Claus
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Influences & Inspiration
The previous combos at Eden Prairie High School
Charlie Parker's combo
Space for a drumset, bass, and piano
A tiny bit more space for the 3 solo instruments
St Paul, MN
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