Category: Atlanta Musicians and Bands

Atlanta Event Music features Musicians and Bands for hire in Atlanta and all over the Southeast. We provide the perfect group tailored to your event. Fundraisers, corporate parties, educational events, weddings, 2nd line birthdays and more. Our popular groups have played all over the world. The Atlanta Jazz Trio, Atlanta Crawdaddy’s New Orleans Band, Atlanta Steel Pan & Island Music and Atlanta 2nd Line. For the best Jazz, Blues, Motown, Acoustic Rock, Funk, Caribbean, Calypso, Cajun, Zydeco and 2nd line music in Atlanta, give us a call!

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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.

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

Dave Holland

DAVE HOLLAND believes rhythm is a powerful metaphor for creating conscious connections, community awareness and individual creativity! Dave is the owner of Interactive Rhythm, an Atlanta based company that designs programs and resources for the professionals in the music making and business world.

Atlanta Drum CirclesDave is founder and primary performer and facilitator of all Beatin’ Path programs and drum circles. Dave spreads the message of community, teamwork, diversity, and environmental awareness through rhythm based events. Dave leads regular drum circles at regional area schools, public housing communities, health fairs and festivals. Former clients include the Chattohoochee Valley Library’s reading inititive program, Southeast Regional Hospice, Muscogee County School Administrators conference, Georgia’s Early Childhood Educator’s Conference, and the Southeast Regional Girl Scout Leadership convention. On stage, Dave is found in a number of musical settings, including world beat, jazz, orchestral and theatrical productions. Dave is the leading member of Ritmo Blu, a world percussion trio that performs at regional schools and festivals. Dave has traveled to Cuba, Africa, and Brazil to pursue his continuing education of the world’s cultures and drumming traditions.

Dave’s albums “Drummin’ Songs and Jam Alongs”  and “Drum-A-Bye-Baby” are now available  online at CDbaby.

Paul Vogler

Atlanta Percussionist

Paul has appeared on the bill with Ziggy MarleyThelonius Monk Jr., Dr. Billy TaylorThe New York Voices & others.

As a public educator of public and private schools (Baylor and McCallie schools of Chattanooga) and universities including UTC and Georgia Perimeter College. Paul lectured World Music, Percussion, Jazz Studies and Electronic Music and directed Jazz Band and Orchestra.

Paul’s company, Atlanta Event Music, has provided educational programming since 1995, receiving the 1997 Dorothy Mullen National Arts Award for “The Bessie Bus”, a mobile jazz and blues program. Atlanta Event Music also provided audio/video production/editing and inter-active exhibits including working with the National Afro-American Museum on the traveling exhibit “When the Spirit Moves” appearing at the Smithsonian Institution.

Currently, Paul maintains an active performance schedule with Atlanta Steel Pan and Island Music,  the Atlanta Jazz Trio, and 2nd Line Atlanta while continuing to teach private lessons.

PAUL VOGLER performs as solo percussionist on vibraphone, marimba & steel drum. Paul is also an Alternate Mode Mallet Kat endorser and proudly plays the Panyard Solid Hoop steel pans.

MP3 Atlanta Percussionist: Paul Vogler on Marimba!

 

A music instructor for over 20 yrs with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, teaching Jazz studies, Electronic Music, World Music & percussion, Paul is now semi-retired and founder of Atlanta Event Music and percussionist with Atlanta Jazz Trio, Atlanta Steel Pan and Island Music and 2nd Line Atlanta.

 

MP3 “Watch What Happens”, Paul Vogler – Atlanta Jazz Trio

 

MP3 “Blue Bossa” Paul Vogler on Steel Pan with Paul Newkirk on Accoustic Guitar

 

MP3 “And I Love Her, Beatles” Demo track Paul Vogler with Paul Newkirk

 

Felton Dunn

Atlanta Guitar Vocal DuetsTHE HARMONIZER, FELTON DUNN – Felton Dunn’s West experience kicked off his journey as a singer/songwriter/musician. He’s traveled the world sharing his music – and took those first trips abroad with the UWG Choir.

Closer to home, he’s a fixture on the Atlanta music scene and has been inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.