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Occasionally a group of musicians are so well fitted to each other that the music comes effortlessly and their enjoyment in the creation of that music is transferred to the audience. This defines Quintessence. Ike Johnson, saxophonist, is a Mobile native and his smooth style and sound lend the band an identity all its own. The rhythm section consists of Sean Worrell (piano), Corey Johnson (upright & electric bass), and Steven Jacobs (percussion). The band has been together for close to five years becoming tighter and more creative along the way. Having crossed paths on numerous gigs in the past two years, Ike, Sean, Corey, and Steven decided to put something special together. The product is a group of seasoned musicians dedicated to the creation of true jazz and satisfying fans of good music everywhere they go. The focus is always on the quality of the music and pleasing the audience on hand. This group has the ability to play in any venue and allows the venue to dictate the tone of the performance. From whisper quiet to energetic songs for the dancers in the audience and everything in between, this band always plays to the room. A special song or two can also be prepared if the occasion requires. Let Quintessence add good music, a good time, and a touch of class to your event.
AINT' NO SUNSHINE BILL WITHERS
PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO 'ROUND RAMSEY LEWIS
SUPERSTITION STEVIE WONDER
RIBBON IN THE SKY STEVIE WONDER
THIS MASQUERADE GEORGE BENSON
JUST THE TWO OF US BILL WITHERS
MR. MAGIC GROVER WASHINGTON JR.
KILLING ME SOFTLY ROBERTA FLACK
FEEL LIKE MAKING LOVE ROBERTA FLACK
RIMSHOT ERYKHA BADU
FRIENDS & STRANGERS DAVE GRUSIN
MORNING DANCE SPYRO GYRA
SMOOTH OPERATOR SADE
SPOOKY (A.R.S) DAVID SANBORN
SPAIN AL JAREAU
QUINTESSENCE HAS A REPERTOIRE OF OVER 300 JAZZ STANDARDS
This versatile 3 or 4 piece band is the perfect addition to your wedding plans, corporate function, or private party. With three core members playing tenor and soprano sax, keyboards, guitar, keyboard bass, and drums, "Jazzamatazz" is able to play music from the jazz standards of the 40's & 50's to today's top hits. Each member is an accomplished solo vocalist and together they excel in the rich vocal harmonies that have become their trademark. Reserve "Jazzamatazz" for your next function, and find out how this small band produces a full rich sound!
Music with a special flavor, that's "Jazzamatazz"!
ALWAYS ON MY MIND WILLIE NELSON
BREEZIN' GEORGE BENSON
DREAM THE EVERLY BROTHERS
FERNANDO'S HIDEAWAY TANGO
GET READY THE TEMPTATIONS
I SWEAR JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY
IN THE MOOD GLENN MILLER
JUST THE WAY YOU LOOK FRANK SINATRA
LAST DATE FLOYD CRAMER
LOUIE LOUIE THE KINGSMEN
MATILDA HARRY BELEFONTE
MISTY JOHNNY MATHIS
JUST A FEW OF MANY ...........
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