We are The Old Fashions, a two piece jazz group. We can offer amazing ambiance to your event/party with our sound. We specialize in jazz standards, blues classics and can tailor our set list to your event. From Sinatra to Armstrong, we'll have your guests entertained all night. We're one half New Orleans dixieland pianist and one half Vegas crooner. Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions or special requests.
Price Range: $100 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
What to Expect
As a crooner duo, we play jazz standards, show-tunes and some popular covers using piano, trumpet and two vocalists. We've got a set list of about 40-50 songs to choose from (including most popular songs performed by Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker, etc.), but we're happy to learn and prepare additional specific songs upon request. We like to sprinkle in some small commentary to keep the mood light and the guests entertained, when appropriate, but we're also happy to simply play the songs if that's preferable.
We do often collaborate with burlesque dancers if you're looking for a more late-night cabaret experience-- we'd be happy to help organize this with some of our partners. Additionally, we are often able to bring in a guitarist for a more full sounding band, although this would slightly increase pricing.
Generally, we're very open to the requests or needs of a client, so feel free to reach out with questions or ideas!
Joshua Benitez is a Las Vegas native, playing horn as a young man before delving into the rock scene and later transitioning into jazz and lounge music. He was recently honored as one of "Las Vegas' Most Beautiful People" by L'Vegue Magazine. Evan Doremus grew up in New Orleans, the son of a piano tuner, playing all types of music from marching bands and hip-hop to soulful church music and jazz. In 2016, he moved to Las Vegas where he met Joshua and founded The Old Fashions. Together, they love to play in all types of settings, from art galleries and events to dive bars and street festivals.
Additional Booking Notes
We do require several electrical outlets, and an existing PA system is preferred for larger venues, although we can provide it for an additional charge. In small, intimate settings it may not be necessary.
These Foolish Things
All of Me
My Funny Valentine
Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying
Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
St James/Is You Is
Dream a Little Dream
Georgia on My Mind
One For My Baby
The Way You Look Tonight
Until the Real Thing Comes Along
Until The Real Thing
Baby Won’t You Please Come Home
Georgia on my Mind
Body and Soul
I can't give you anything but love
Sunny side of the street
Sunday Kind of Love
Minnie the Moocher
What a wonderful world
I don't want to set the world on fire
Hallelujah I love her so
St. Louis Blues
Influences & Inspiration
Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker, Billie Holiday, Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, Nina Simone.
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