Stolen Moments Jazz Quartet: we provide music for social occasions. Weddings, cocktail parties, business gatherings, supper clubs, birthdays, Holiday events, ect.
We are also available to accompany instrumental or vocal soloist as well as vocal ensembles. A demo Cd is available. If you would like to see Stolen Moments please go to YouTube and type milamwv1 in there search bar!
I contacted Scott months before my wedding. He and his band were more than accommodating. They set the perfect mood for our wedding ceremony. WONDERFUL musicians. Can tell they love what they do. Got lots of compliments on them.
Response from Scott Milam:
It was a beautiful wedding! Very nice people! Great setting on Snowshoe Mountain WV!
Spectacular musicians! They were perfect for my wedding reception! I'd recommend them to anyone!
Response from Scott Milam:
Thank you for the kind review. Stolen Moments was glad to be a part of Angelique's wedding! It was beautiful day to be outside at the John Word Memorial Park in Beckley WVa. We had a great time at a fun event!!!!
Price Range: $600 and up depending on gig duration and travel
Gig Length: 15 - 300 minutes
What to Expect
Stolen Moments is an ensemble that will help provide an atmosphere of class for your important occasions. We provide high energy, high quality music at a low energy volume. Corporate functions,cocktail parties, dinner parties, gourmet restaurants, country club dinning, wedding receptions, family and business gatherings. Any event where conversation and networking are an important part,we have the sound for you!
STOLEN MOMENTS is an ensemble that can also provide ballroom dance music, with proper notice, if the occasion requires.
Cha-Cha, Mambo, Merengue, Samba, Tangos, Fox trot, waltz, all of your favorite dances are in our repertoire.
Our ensemble requires only a small area for set up with access to electrical outlets
The focus of Stolen Moments is the success of your event! Each member of our ensemble has had a long and varied musical career. We are not interested in being "ROCK STARS". We want to play and we are flexible to our customer's needs in order to make them happy!
Stolen Moments Jazz Quartet plays a wide variety of acoustic jazz, traditional standards, Latin favorites, smooth jazz, and fusion. Our sound is mellow and relaxing. Normal conversation often takes place in the rooms where we play. Our set up space requirement are minimal. Stolen Moments has performed in the Tri-State area for the last ten years. Our performances are mostly private events for groups like Chesapeake Energy,West Virginia University Parkersburg, and the West Virginia Symphony. Our public performances include the Huntington Museum of Art Concert Series, The Black Box series at the Paramount Theater Ashland Ky, and the Blennerhassett Hotel Jazz series in Parkersburg WV. Stole Moments is comprised of musicians from diverse backgrounds. Having studied music at Berkeley University in Boston Ma, Oberlin Conservatory Oh, Morehead State Ky, and Marshall University WV. We have ensemble experience performing with the WV symphony, Ohio Valley symphony, Huntington Symphony, The Renaissance Vocal ensemble. We have performed in venues ranging from Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. to the Mountaineer Hotel in Williamson WV. from the Greenbrier Resort to the Coal Miner lounge. This collective experience gives us a professional attitude the comes through our music and actions. We are on time, well groomed, and, sober. Your event is our priority!
Additional Booking Notes
The requirements of Stolen Moments are few. A small area is all we need for set up (9'd x 16'w). Access to electrical outlets. We do not normally use a Public Address system, we prefer an acoustic sound. If we find that Lighting or PA, for our group is required we will provide those systems. No stage needed. Should you require a stage for your event you would need to provide the stage.
Past Booked Events
|May 10, 2015||Wedding Reception|
|September 06, 2014||Birthday Party|
Stolen Moments plays a wide variety of transitional Jazz standards, Be-Bop era jazz, Smooth jazz, Fusion jazz, Latin jazz, Pop Crossover jazz. Ball room dance music is also part of what we offer (Cha-Cha,Tango, Merengue, Mambo, Rhumba, Fox Trot, waltz, and other favorites).
|Scott Milam||Business manager / vibraphonest|
Influences & Inspiration
With over 200 years of combined listening and performing experience it would be impossible to list all of the influences on our ensemble. Some notable ones for myself would be: Gary Burton, Michael Mainieri, David Samuels, Milt Jackson, Bill Molenhof, David Friedman, Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Chick Corea, Chicago, BS&T, EW&F, Led Zeppelin, Rick Wakeman, Frank Zappa, Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, Michael & Randy Brecker the list goes on being added to each day!!
If you require or want a stage you will need to provide the stage.
We need access to the performance area no less than 2 hours before the program.
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