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Vincent J. Aleandri

Professional  Accordionist since 1959, Vincent Aleandri performed with the Duquesne University Tamburitzans while attending Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

At age 9 he started accordion lessons and went on to head his own trio in Pittsburgh playing venues such as country clubs, weddings, bar  mitzvah’s, specializing in ethnic music of many Mediterranean countries. He was also the Musical Director for the Pittsburgh Folk Festival from 1970 to 1982 providing music for ethnic groups including Italian, Scottish, Irish, Greek, Russian, Bulgaria, Serbian, Croatian, Israeli, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Hungarian and Slovakian.

Lead Performer for the World Dancer’s Band at Walt Disney World, Epcot Center in 1982 Vince remained with Walt Disney World until 2001. He was part of a trio at Sea World “Waterfront” from 2003 to 2006.

During his time at Walt Disney World: Epcot Center Vince led a quartet in the piazza at Epcot’s Italian Pavilion and Alfredo’s restaurant.  He was also a soloist in the French and German pavilions at Epcot as well as private functions for many weddings and social functions at Disney and Epcot.

2006 to Present

Professional  Accordionist performing in and around Atlanta, Georgia   for private parties, functions and at venues such as Intercontinental Hotel ‘s  French Restaurant, FAB Atlanta, Bistro Niko, Buckhead Restaurant Group, Ecco, 7th Street, Atlanta, Fifth Group Corp.  Currently entertaining in my 5th year at “Borgo Italia” in Peachtree City.

As a hobby, Vince repairs and rebuilds... accordions!

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The Atlanta Crawdaddys – A Cajun Zydeco Band

Bring the sounds of Louisiana to your event with the music of New Orleans!

The Crawdaddys New Orleans Jazz and Blues, Cajun and Zydeco Band performs in Atlanta!
Provide great entertainment for your event including MARDI GRAS, NEW ORLEANS JAZZ, BLUES, FUNK and 2ND LINE BRASS MUSIC!

The Crawdaddys Band performs a variety of venues including:
Weddings ♠  Corporate Events  ♥ Second Line Parades ♦ Roaring 20's Parties ♣ Mardi Gras Parties

The Crawdaddys bring traditional Dixieland music from the heart of Louisiana to your event!
New Orleans Jazz, Blues, Cajun and Zydeco Music at its best!

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Dan Reagan – Trombone Player

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Dan Reagan is a well-known Jazz Trombonist, for over 30 years, having performed with many great artists and musical groups such as Manny Oquendo y Libre featuring Andy & Jerry Gonzales and Dave Valentin; Tito Puente; Eddie Palmieri; and Willie Colon, among many others. Currently and for 20 years he has toured with Marc Anthony, the Latin American Icon. Dan is featured on both Grammy Award winning albums (2005, 2010) of Spanish Harlem Orchestra directed by noted pianist Oscar Hernandez. Currently, Dan is living in Atlanta, Georgia where he is eagerly assuming his place in the vibrant music community here.

Jim Pearce

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Jim Pearce has released 7 Jazz CD’s and composed and recorded 100’s of tunes in many genres.

Jim’s compositions have been heard in TV shows including “Saturday Night Live” (NBC), “90210” (The CW), “Parenthood” (NBC), “Friends With Benefits” (NBC), “Lipstick Jungle” (NBC), “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (NBC), “Greek” (ABC), The Mentalist (CBS)”, “American Pickers” (Hist.), “Aurora” (Telemundo), and the feature film “The Big Wedding” (Lionsgate), as well as many other shows.

AWARDS Won by JIM PEARCE

  • FINALIST in 2006 INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS for JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Washington Square Park) and JAZZ SONG OF THE YEAR (Dreaming in Van Gogh Colors)
  • OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SONGWRITING in 7th ANNUAL GREAT AMERICAN SONG CONTEST (Prairie Dog Ballet) (2006)
  • GRAND PRIZE IN JAZZ CATEGORY 2003 JOHN LENNON SONGWRITING CONTEST (Muddy River Vamp)
  • FIRST PRIZE 6th ANNUAL GREAT AMERICAN SONG CONTEST (Debbie’s Birthday Song) and OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SONGWRITING for (Debbie’s Blue Bicycle)
  • FINALIST in JAZZ CATEGORY in 2004U.S.A. SONGWRITING COMPETITION (On the Bridge at Night)
  • FINALIST IN 2004 UNISONG INTERNATIONAL SONG CONTEST (Washington Square Park) co-written with DEBORAH WILES
  • OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SONGWRITING in 2002 GREAT AMERICAN SONG CONTEST (2nd Place-instrumental category) (Thirty Year Waltz)
  • HONOR AWARD in 2003 GREAT AMERICAN SONG CONTEST (One More Tomorrow)
  • FINALIST in 2003 UNISONG INTERNATIONAL SONG CONTEST (4 SONGS)

The Atlanta Jazz Trio

Atlanta-Jazz-Trio-Live-Jazz-Music-of-Atlanta.-Book-the-Jazz-Band-nowTHE ATLANTA JAZZ TRIO performs classic & contemporary jazz at concerts, festivals, corporate events, weddings, receptions & private parties throughout Atlanta & the southeast. The trio’s musicians perform the finest jazz, from classic vintage standards of Sinatra & the Rat Pack, Latin Jazz, bossa nova & swing, to gospel, pop & big band sounds! Create the perfect atmosphere of sophisticated elegance for your party or event.

Go to Atlanta Jazz Trio website here. 

Videos from The Atlanta Jazz Trio

Enjoy videos of the Atlanta Jazz Trio in live performances at concerts, jazz bars & events in Atlanta and surrounding areas. For more great jazz performances, visit The Atlanta Jazz Trio YouTube channel.

Atlanta Steel Pan & Island Music

atlanta-steel-pan-and-island-music-duet-for-partiesATLANTA STEEL PAN & ISLAND MUSIC Bring the Caribbean sound of steel drum music to any event, venue, wedding, reception, festival, party or function! Steel drum music, accompanied by djembe, bongo & conga drums is performed by Atlanta’s favorite Steel Pan & Calypso Band! Import the live, pulsating rhythmic flavor of Trinidad & Tobago’s Carnival, Soca & Calypso led by Steel Pan Music to your event! Atlanta Steel Pan & Island Music performs: Bob Marley, Jimmy Buffet, Jamaican Reggae, Calypso, Latin, Jazz Standards & Contemporary Music! STEEL DRUM or MARIMBA accompanied by Island GUITAR & UKULELE.

Visit Atlanta Steel Pan & Island Music website here.

Rick Harris

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Rick Harris is known for his nationally acclaimed vocal quartet, Mad Romance.

Award-winning vocalist and arranger, Rick is a multi-instrumentalist who plays piano, brass, saxophone, Latin percussion, and stringed instruments.

Rick is front man/arranger for ten-piece Little Big Band Atlanta, singer and jazz trumpeter for Big Band Atlanta, and performer with oldies rock and R&B band Boomers Gone Wild.

MP3 “I’m Old Fashioned” Performed by Rick Harris

Rick Harris performs an array of styles:

60s band jazz band oldies band
dixieland band swing band variety band
r&b band classic rock band wedding band
soul band ballroom dance music band jazz orchestra
honky tonk band 20s, 30s or 40s  band