Category: Musician

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

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.

Tempe Otto

Female-Jazz-Singer-Atlanta-circleTEMPE OTTO painstakingly recreates the music, eloquence, dress and mood of the 50s and early 60s.

Performing jazz standards, bossa nova and romantic ballads in multiple languages, Tempe’s style crosses from European flavors to Brazilian Bossa Nova to American Jazz Standards.

Her smooth and playfully steamy delivery evokes memories of the vocal styles of legends like Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn and Julie London.