Global Ecclectic – A blend of world rhythms and jazz performed in five languages. A Chic, world music ensemble that plays an intoxicating range of music, from European Lounge to Middle Eastern rhythms. Members of the band hail from Columbia, Venezuela, Sri Lanka, and the Phillipines, as well as from different corners of the US. Lead by Grammy-winning woodwind player Rick Rossi and featuring multi-lingual vocalist and songwriter Rebecca Kyler Downs.
A high energy cover band that plays a mix of ultra-contemporary hits and classic favorites – featuring young and talented graduates of the prestigious Musician’s Institute.
Cassie Miller & the Gold Standard
Cassie Miller won the 2005 LA Music award’s Big Band Singer of the Year. She has toured with Perry Commo, John Lithgow, Andy Williams and the Harry James Orchestras (to name a few) as featured vocalist. Her husband, well-known trumpet player Lee Thornberg, who is a founding member of the hugely popular Tower of Power, was also, until recently, a member of the Tonight Show Orchestra. They will be kicking off the Galleria Live! swing dance series with their band Cassie Miller and the Gold Standard.
The Coz Band
The Coz Bros. is one of the most versatile and entertaining bands you’ll ever see and hear. Three world-class musicians singing and playing some of the greatest songs ever recorded from practically every decade of popular music, and doing it all with style and energy guaranteed to please.
2000 lbs of Blues
Michael Arguello, (known as “Pink”) wih his band 2000 LBS of BLUES, has been a West Coast favorite for over 30 years. Having a personality as big as his voice, Pink’s outrageous 2000 lbs of performances harken back to an era when jump-blues was king, and entertaining was what it was truly about.
Natalie Cole, Mandy Moore, The LA Philharmonic, Michael Bolton, Richard Marx, and David Hasselhoff are just a few of the artists Janelle has toured, recorded or shared stage with. As Mark Miller writes “Authenticity trumps everything. When somebody is infused with music and the joy of making music, they can’t really make a false move. Janelle Sadler is the real thing.
The Kid & Nic Show
In-demand sax player Kirk Tracy and former Beverly Hills 90210 actress Nicole Tracy lead their 5-piece band playing a high energy blend of swing, blues, classic country, rock n’ roll, ska, and latin music. They have performed regularly from the House of Blues stage in Hollywood to clubs, casinos, theaters, festivals, and special events across 15 states in the US.
Singer/Songwriter Bill Rotella has been writing songs and performing with his bands Baywood, 11:11 and Dakota for almost 30 years. Their fans will now have a chance to hear this great music again with the re-release of the music of Baywood and Dakota. Bill is also releasing his first solo CD “Gates of Change.” This new CD brings the evolution of his writing styles together in an eclectic and diverse collection of songs utilizing acoustic, electric, pedal steel, flamenco, and slide guitars, mandolin, viola, piano, B3 organ, congas and flute!
The Delgado Brothers
The Delgado Brothers are one of the best-kept secrets in L.A. In the 15 years since the much-lauded release of their debut on High Tone, periodic sightings have been reported with exhuberant approval by fans and respectful colleagues, and the band has developed a rep for giving shows that are like spontaneous musical parties.
The Sultans of Mambo
Whether performing at The Richard Nixon Library for the Chrysler Board of Directors, serenading Jada Pinkett at 6:00am under her bedroom window as a birthday surprise at the request of then-fiancee Will Smith, or providing music for such hot Hollywood features as Collateral, Paulie and The Mexican, The Sultans capture the heart and soul of authentic Flamenco as they capture the hearts and souls of those who listen to them..
In these times when Salsa, Cuban Son and different types of rhythms are continuing to evolve, the very traditional Cuban Charangoa is well kept by very few orchestras. Fay Rberts and Charangoa have appeared in some of L.A’s top venus, KTTV’s ‘Good day L.A. and many different festivals throughout Los Angeles.
Our mission is to play great music for a wide range of events. We enjoy performing in Community, Corporate, and Club environments. Jazz, Blues, Latin, Rock, Soul, Disco, Reggae, Irish, Country, Folk, Surf, we do it all. We regularly perform in configurations ranging from discrete duets to a six piece party band. I have 20 years experience as variety bandleader, vocalist, guitarist, bassist, and teacher. My band mates have toured and recorded with everyone from The Temptations to Hannah Montana to Brain Setzer.
David and The High Spirit
Led by David Yakobian, David & the High Spirit have released over 40 albums — ranging from instrumental pop to Latin to big band to religious — since their debut, To Life-Le Chaim! Authentic Jewish Party Music, came out in 1992. As evidenced by their name, the main focus of the band is on traditional and contemporary Jewish music, including 1997′s The Real Complete Passover, which has Rabbi Cantor Baruch Colon narrating 35 songs and blessings of the Haggadah over David & the High Spirit’s music.
Debra Watson and Her Smokin’ Aces
A group of talented musicians whose energy fills the room with a rich, full sound. From Swing to Jazz standards and Rockin’ Texas blues, this band will have you snapping your fingers, tapping your toes, and dancing til you drop from exhaustion.
Rick Rossi R&B
Rossi Music specializes in great jazz.
Led by Grammy-winning saxophonist Rick Rossi, they play a blend of classic jazz,, Latin, Smooth Jazz and R&B,. Rick has been nominated for a Grammy three times. He has composed and arranged music for film and television soundtracks including Monster-In-Law, The Wedding Crashers and The Curious Case of Benjamine Button – movies in which he has also performed.
Whole Lotta Soul
This grooving soul band doesn’t play your average set of run down Top-40 songs. They bring some of the best tunes from artists you know, but songs you don’t often get the chance to hear. Featuring vocalist Roxanne Beck, she is an L.A.-based singer and songwriter with a unique vocal style reminiscent of Linda Ronstadt and Etta James. The band is made up of session players who have performed at venues across the world, from New York to Nashville to the Middle East.
Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums
Called “Instant Crowd Favorites” by the San Francisco Blues Festival and “Consummate musicians and entertainers” by New York City’s Lincoln Center, Lucky and Getit really shine before a live audience, bringing an intense energy and sheer personal magnetism to the stage, exercising wit in a continuous battle of the sexes. They’ve earned a reputation as captivating entertainers with “superior musicianship” (Downbeat), engaging audiences at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the Half Note Jazz Club in Athens, Greece, the San Francisco Blues Festival, as the house band at the Derby in Hollywood, and hundreds of nightclubs, festivals, and performing arts centers around the world.