Jazz : Musicians / Groups
A popular dance band featuring music ranging from classic swing to Latin jazz. For the last ten years, our sophisticated, lively style has been a favorite for wedding receptions, festivals, dances, business parties, and clubs throughout the Ithaca area and beyond.
Each performance runs the gamut of Rock 'n' Roll history from the 1960's, the 1970's, to the 1980's and beyond.
BLUE SKIES is known for their acoustic interpretations of vintage jazz & blues standards. Their musical style is a mixture of "Paris Hot Club", "NY City Cabaret" and “Dixieland Blues” with some "Old Fashioned String Band” thrown in, all done on Violin, Mandolin, Acoustic Guitars & Bass with combinations of solo & harmony vocals.
Jazz, blues, rock, folk, funk, pop, motown.
Honey Jar Habit: Playing jazz, blues, and R&B, it's a hot swing dance party band! With great arrangements of classic songs, this group rocks! And swings!
Diana Leigh Trio: with Jesse Collins on saxophone. Small combo jazz in an intimate yet complex presentation. Classy and elegant. Jesse's playing is superb and with Diana's pure singing they create depth and richness.
Djug Django is the Ithaca area's premier ensemble for Gypsy Swing, Jazz Standards, Latin Rhythms, and Blues
Don Slatoff plays saxophones (tenor and baritone a specialty), bass clarinet, clarinet, and flute.
Stride Piano, Jazz Standards, Dixieland Jazz, Broadway
The Fall Creek Brass Band brings an army of trombones, trumpets, saxophones, drums, and sousaphones that is guaranteed to get everybody up out of their seat and on their dancing feet!
Instrumental soul, funk, rock, and jazz
Hejira is a musical/cultural bridge between Middle Eastern & Western music. It's High Energy, World Jazz music w/ethnic threads & open chords
The Jeff Love Band pays homage to the classic funk, soul and jazz of yesterday while imparting its contemporary vision on each mesmerizing offering.
Ithaca, NY-based singer/songwriter presenting her own brand of dark bluesy fictional folk-jazz and real-life lessons learned. Now with clarinet and bass!
Jesse Collins Trio (JC3) is a classic jazz saxophone trio that plays Jesse Collins' original music as well as Collins' arrangements of Jazz standard and popular music classics.
Jesse Collins Quartet (JCQ) is a modern jazz quartet that plays the original music of Jesse Collins, as well as Collins' arrangements of Jazz standard and popular music classics.
Performing Salsa, Merengue and Samba dance music
Smooth romantic adult style jazz with temporary excursions to parts unknown.
Lily and Matt are musical duo who perform an eclectic mix of songs accompanied by virtuoso nylon string guitar.
Solo guitar and vocals, featuring songs by Steely Dan, Bruce Springsteen, to The Ramones and Joni Mitchell. Small footprint, lower decibel level especially tailored to dinner/happy hour and winery events.
The Pelotones are a jazz/blues/R and B quartet ideal for swing dance or listening. We also perform as a trio or duet.
Straight ahead jazz
The Sugarlumps dive deep into American musical history during the time that it was taking form. Their songs are a diverse mix of blues, rural country blues, jazz and ragtime from the 1920's through the 1940's.
W I N G N U T ... Michael Stark, Walt Lorenzut, & Zaun Marshburn. In 15 years of writing, recording, performing their own brand of songs together, the trio developed a style of communication that lends them a freedom to express music through boundless genres and massive improvisation.
We're a dance band playing Zydeco all around the Finger Lakes and beyond. Come hear us rub and scrub - you can dance!