"Two Guys In A Corner" bass and guitar duo features the classic combination of acoustic upright bass and hollow-body jazz guitar. These are played by two highly trained, talented and experienced musicians that will bring the professionalism you desire.
I can't say enough about Michael and Carl! Becker College hired Two Guys in a Corner to perform at a VIP Holiday Cocktail Reception. They professional, on time, and were simply amazing. Guests were commenting throughout the night on how lovely the entertainment was. We will definitely be hiring them again next year!
These are two professional, exceptionally talented musicians whose level of performance exceeded all of our expectations. They arrived prepared and ready to play, their selection of classic jazz / R&B added the perfect mood to the event. They played at the appropriate volume and their interaction with the guests was professional, respectful and personal.
Top notch musicians, very professional, they arrived on time, kept the music at an appropriate volume the entire night to allow for conversation. They played music from all genres- their musicianship was exceptional!!!
Price Range: $600 +
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
An audience member will be mesmerized by the seamless interaction between these two musicians. Both work full time in the music industry and have done so their entire careers. They know their instruments, music, and performing together. If the audience member happens to be a musician, they will undoubtedly be impressed by the overall skill level of the performance.
For the duo's services, the client will experience a professional attitude. They take pride in arriving with plenty of time to spare and are always prepared with their material. They are happy to be unobtrusive, if that is what the event calls for.
Performing Jazz and R&B standards Two Guy's duo performances are suited to many different types of events. Clubs/concerts, corporate functions, cocktail hours, private parties, award ceremonies, house/dinner parties, employee parties, anniversary parties, engagement parties, reunions, milestone birthdays or any other special occasion!
Please view our promotional materials here, including audio samples, photos and etc. The bass player has worked with jazz greats like Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Williams and Clark Terry; the guitar player has a long history of working in Boston including performing with two different Boston Music Award winning groups. Both musicians are Berklee College of Music Alumni with an extensive music business resumes that also include composing music for national network TV shows! You can expect them to be on time, prepared and professional!
Additional Booking Notes
When performing a smaller private function, sound is provided by the bass and guitar amplifers. No PA is used so there is no microphone availabe to the client.
"Two Guys In A Corner" perform many popular Jazz and R&B standards! Examples here are "Paper Moon", "Georgia", and "Oye Como Va". If there is a special song you need for your event we will make every effort to accommodate you!
|Carl Carter||Upright and Electric Bass|
Influences & Inspiration
Carl has a wide variety of musical interests including rock, funk and jazz, with influences as far-reaching as KISS, Van Halen, Parliament-Funkadelic, and Miles Davis. Michael is also influenced by a wide variety of players including Carlos Santana, George Benson, John Scofield and Earl Klugh.
Larger performances could require a PA to be provided.
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