A native of Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, Ron Kieper began playing the alto saxophone at the age of 12. Throughout his over 20 years of playing, he has not only performed extensively throughout the Inland Northwest with a variety of musical groups, but he has also written and arranged numerous award winning pieces.
Ron Kieper performs regularly with his group of musicians at various wineries and music venues throughout the Inland Northwest and is a fine finishing touch to such special occasions as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and private parties. Considered one of the finest jazz saxophonists in the area, Ron Kieper will make any event memorable.
This band is amazing! I have seen and very much appreciated the music and atmosphere of enjoyment, relaxation, yet friendly and welcoming vibe. Very professional, yet friendly and welcoming at the same time. Had an absolutely delightful time listening to the jazz music and enjoying the ambiance. I highly recommend this band and the saxophone player.
Ron Kieper Jazz Ensemble entertained nearly 300 individuals from all over the country at our closing dinner for Executive Women International. His beautiful Jazz music was the perfect pre-function entertainment and background music during our dinner. I would highly recommend him for any event. It was a pleasure working with him.
Fantastic group of guys to work with! They were very accommodating and
flexible to our schedule and music requests. Their music created the perfect
atmosphere for a formal fiftieth birthday party. Absolutely would recommend for
your next gathering - formal or informal. You will not be disappointed!
I hired this group to do a small party. They were a hit! Everyone loved them. I will be hiring this group again for my next party!
These guys are great. We had a party of about 125 and everyone there raved about these guys. I would most definitely use them again.
Price Range: $200 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Our group provides a wonderful ambience for any private party or other special occasion. There is just something about a live jazz group that offers a level of class and sophistication that cannot be matched by other styles of music. We will always show up early for setup, dress the part, will only take very brief 5-10 minute breaks for each hour of performance, and will be kind and courteous to you and your guests.
A native of Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, Ron Kieper began playing the alto saxophone at the age of 12. Throughout his over 20 years of playing, he has not only performed extensively throughout the Inland Northwest with a variety of musical groups, but he has also written and arranged 4 pieces for jazz ensemble (two of which won the Eastern Washington University Jazz Arranging Competition in 2001 and 2002). In addition to this, he has also written 20 original songs for his active jazz quartet.
Ron is an instructor for the Spokane All-City Jazz Ensembles and has acted as a jazz clinician, adjudicator for the Idaho Solo & Ensemble Festival, and has maintained a studio of aspiring young saxophonists as a private instructor where his students are continuously ranked among the top high school saxophonists in the state of Idaho while performing at various venues locally several times each month.
When Ron is booked, expect nothing but pure professionalism, making every occasion a lasting memory. Playing a wide variety of tunes, from Jazz standards, to originals, the Ron Kieper Jazz Ensemble is sure to give a lasting impression.
Additional Booking Notes
We can work with whatever you have!
Upcoming Booked Events
|September 17, 2021 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Convention/Trade Show|
Past Booked Events
|May 17, 2014||Fundraiser|
|September 14, 2013||Birthday Party|
We have a library of thousands of tunes to suit any occasion or special event! Special requests are always welcome and we will locate and add those tunes to our library if we don't already have them! Below is a taste of some of the tunes we can provide and is not an all inclusive list:
Bye Bye Blackbird
St. Louis Blues
Basin Street Blues
The Way You Look Tonight
Night And Day
Sweet Georgia Brown
All Of Me
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Out Of Nowhere
It Don’t Mean A Thing
Can’t Get Started
Georgia On My Mind
Someone To Watch Over Me
It Had To Be You
Strangers in the Night
All The Things You Are
How High The Moon
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Girl From Ipanema
There Will Never Be Another You
Etc., etc....... :-)
Influences & Inspiration
An electrical outlet to plug in a keyboard or bass amplifier is all we need!