* * * Among OC's "Best Jazz Bands" (CBS Los Angeles)
* * * Tuxedoed jazz combos or big band performing Sinatra and Buble favorites
The N8 Plus Jazz Band performs swinging jazz standards from the Great American Songbook at high-class events throughout the Western US. With an enchanting voice and stage manner, N8 Plus brings old Hollywood style to celebrity events, corporate functions, galas, charity balls, weddings and other gatherings.
Contact us for pricing on the following options:
Trio (upright bass, drums, piano)
Quartet (trio plus sax)
Quintet (vocalist, sax, upright bass, drums, piano)
Septet (quintet plus trumpet and trombone)
16-piece big band with vocalist(s)
Nate and his amazing band made all of my wedding dreams come true. We hired Nate for our reception (a septet) and he also arranged for a trio to play during our cocktail hour. We envisioned an elegant affair for our black tie wedding December wedding at Pelican HIll in Newport Beach. Nate exceeded all of our expectations! From the beginning he was a joy to work with. Responsive, professional and just an all around great guy. He accommodated ever one of our requests (even learning a song that was a special request for our first dance).
The months leading up to the wedding he made things so easy and we knew he would be wonderful, what we weren't prepared for was just how amazingly talented he is! Nate and his band really elevated the evening and set the tone for a timeless reception. His band was dressed elegantly to match our surroundings and his style was truly in the vein of a Frank Sinatra. My guests (young and old) were blown away by the music at our wedding and are still talking about how amazing he was. During the cocktail reception people didn't realize it was live music (that's how good they were) until they looked around and saw the trio playing.
They played through dinner and transitioned seamlessly to a DJ who played the rest of the evening. I couldn't recommend him more. He is a true talent and a true professional. His music made our wedding an unforgettable evening.
We engaged N8+ Jazz Band for our annual gala. They were very professional plus great musicians. We don't always have a packed dance floor but we sure did that night. Our guests loved the band.
Talent and professionalism would be an understatement !! I never heard Glenn Miller ,Benny Goodman,Frank Sinatra or the like live, but I can't imagine that they were superior to this group of Musicians. Working with Nate was a pleasure. It was a memorial celebration for my Mother, and It was every thing I imagined and more. Nate. Lauren and every musician in the band were as professional as they come. And the Music was Big Band at its best. They made an indelible impression on everyone, especially my father. Nate worked with me on every detail from the song list , to the time frame .this was a bonus , but the music was OVER THE TOP ..... AWESOME JOB N8+BIG
This was the review that I wrote after my mother's memorial celebration ; I would like to add that since such time I have several friends and relatives request info on N8 I think about Nate and the N8 +Jazz band often and would recommend then highly for any event venue and any age group.......THANK YOU again Nate !
Nate and The N8+ Jazz Band dazzled the 550 people who attended our two "Ode to an Icon" concerts (at the Presidio of San Francisco) honoring the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. Joined by the "Andrews Sisters" and a female soloist, Nate hit "Night and Day," "Embraceable You," " As Time Goes By," "I've Got You Under my Skin" and others out of the ball park. Musically gifted, professional, great to work with.
Price Range: $2500 - $15000
Gig Length: 30 - 420 minutes
What to Expect
* * * * Black-tie music for black-tie events * * * *
Tuxedoed jazz combos or big band performing standards from the Great American Songbook a la Sinatra and Buble.
The N8 Jazz Band performs swinging jazz standards at high-class events throughout Southern California. Whether performing as a quintet, septet, or 16-piece big band, The N8 Jazz Band knows how to deliver authentic Sinatra classics from the golden age of jazz.
For two consecutive years, N8 has headlined Hollywood Domino, a star-studded pre-Oscar party. Event organizers chose The N8 Jazz Band to replace Seth MacFarlane, who had crooned for the event up until the year MacFarlane hosted the Academy Awards. In attendance were a who's who of the silver screen A-list, including Kate Beckinsale, Gerard Butler, Vanessa Hudgens, Jon Hamm, Paul Haggis, and Adrien Brody.
CBS Los Angeles: ONE OF THE "BEST WEDDING BANDS IN ORANGE COUNTY."
Haute Living Magazine: the band provided "an evening evoking old Hollywood glamour."
HudsonMod Magazine: "a favorite of the celebrity elite . . . enchanting"
Beverly Hills bride: "The vocals were amazing. Everyone was raving about the music for many days afterwards."
Partial song list:
A String of Pearls
All I Do Is Dream of You - Michael Buble
All of Me - Frank Sinatra
Almost Like Being in Love - Frank Sinatra
As Time Goes By - Tony Bennett
At Long Last Love - Frank Sinatra
Begin The Beguine
Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin
Blue Moon - Mel Torme
Call Me Irresponsible - Michael Buble
Chatanooga Choo Choo
Cheek to Cheek - Frank Sinatra
Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra
Embraceable You - Frank Sinatra
Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
Fools Rush In - Frank Sinatra
For Once in My Life - Tony Bennett
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Give Me the Simple Life - Rosemary Clooney
How Insensitive - Antonio Carlos Jobim
I Only Have Eyes For You - Sinatra / Basie
In the Mood
It Had Better Be Tonight - Michael Buble
It Had to Be You - Harry Connick, Jr.
I've Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra
I've Heard That Song Before - Frank Sinatra
Kissing a Fool - Michael Buble
L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole
Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin
Mam'selle - Frank Sinatra
Meditation - Frank Sinatra
Moonlight Serenade - Frank Sinatra
More - Frank Sinatra
Nice 'n' Easy - Frank Sinatra
Old Devil Moon - Mel Torme
On the Sunny Side of the Street - Frank Sinatra
Perfidia - Nat King Cole
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Save the Last Dance - Michael Buble
Send in the Clowns - Stephen Sondheim
Sing Sing Sing
Somethin' Stupid - Frank & Nancy Sinatra
Summerwind - Frank Sinatra
Sway - Michael Buble
Sweet Georgia Brown
The Best is Yet to Come - Frank Sinatra
The More I See You - Bobby Darin
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
Theme from New York, New York - Frank Sinatra
Try a Little Tenderness - Michael Buble
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
Watch What Happens - Frank Sinatra
Wave - Frank Sinatra
You Don't Know Me - Ray Charles
You Make Me Feel So Young - Frank Sinatra
Young at Heart - Frank Sinatra
Influences & Inspiration
Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Duke Ellington, Bobby Darin, Glenn Miller, Harry Connick, Jr., Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tony Bennett.
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