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ACME Swing Mfg. Co.
Classic swing re-interpreted, with originals sprinkled in; serious musicianship and a sense of humor.
Jack "Cookie" Boylan, uke and vocals
Chris "The Monster" Damman  upright bass
Bob "Bluesman" Driver  Guitar, vocals
Haywood "Mr. Everything" Giles, sax and vocals
Jim "The Perfesser" Howe, drums
Victor "Doc" Lee, clarinet, sax
Marla Palma, vocals
Mary Beth Revak, vocals
Contact: 434-444-4214 or 434-979-1373
mbrspd@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/AcmeSwingMfgCo

Back Row’d Brass
An ensemble of the Charlottesville Municipal Band the group includes both trombones and a tuba. They perform a wide range works from the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical eras, arrangements of popular tunes and contemporary works for trombone ensemble, as well as jazz and novelty numbers. Available afternoons and possible weekends.
Contact Steve Layman:  slayman2528@comcast.net
Facebook Page:  www.facebook.com/pages/Back-Rowd-Brass/

Bob Bennetta
Piano
Bob Bennetta Quartet
Contact: 434-295-8818
JAZZ32x@yahoo.com

Howie Campbell
Guitar, vocals, singer/songwriter
www.facebook.com/howiecampbellmusic   Singer/songwriter and 70s folk and folk rock.
Cool Beans Jazz www.facebook.com/coolbeansjazz Jazz duo, trio, quartet and more
Free Union Jam  www.facebook.com/freeunionjam  jazz-flavored rock, R&B and , funk
Moose River Band www.facebook.com/mooseriverband  70s style rock and southern rock Old School rock at its best. Formed in 1979, doing reunion concerts in upstate New York. 
Contact: 434-825-9426
howie@howiecampbell.com

Royce Campbell
Guitar solo, duo, trio or quartet
Standards
Contact: 540 246-4353
roycam52@comcast.net
www.roycecampbell.com

CASE Charlottesville-Albemarle Saxophone Ensemble (CASE)
Jazz, pop, standards, beloved classics and modern sax quartet pieces
Robert LaRue, soprano sax
Glenn Lankford, alto sax
David Moody, tenor sax
Brian Hamshar, baritone sax
Contact: Brian Hamshar 434-242-3369
bhamshar@yahoo.com
www.saxcase.weebly.com

Clarinet Quartet (part of the Charlottesville Municipal Band)
Playing ragtime, classical, marches
Contact: Burt Marks 434-591-0230
burtmarks@aol.com

Carol S. Covell
Vocalist
Carol Covell Trio
Contact: 804-232-7963
kencovell@hotmail.com

Jay Daniels
Piano and vocals (Available as Soloist or with Trio)
Timeless classics from Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, and others.
Contact: 540-505-JAZZ
http://www.jaydanielsmusic.com
musicbyjaydaniels@gmail.com

Noriko Donahue
Piano (available as soloist or with duo/ensemble)
Classical and pop music
Rick LaRue/Noriko Donahue Classical Duet
Contact: 434-825-7622
norikokdonahue@gmail.com

Bob Driver and Trudy Cole
Guitars and vocals
A Blend of Laid-Back Jazz, Blues and Vintage Pop
5679 Snapps Creek RD
Singers Glen, VA 22850
Contact: 540-833-8608
coletl@jmu.edu

David Drubin
Drums
Contact: 305-667-5089
daviddrub@aol.com
Facebook

Eric Franzen
email: eric@ericfranzen.com
Contact: 612-817-0450
website:  www.ericfranzen.com

Haywood Giles
Saxophone
ACME Swing Mfg. Co. -- Swing Era Jazz and dance music
HGQ -- Small Combo Standard Jazz and Blue Note
Mami Gato -- eclectic funk, grooving, reworked pop tunes
Lone Rangers Band -- faithful cover band, events band, wedding band
Contact: 540-661-9262
hgiles@gmail.com

Stan Hamrick
Guitar and vocals
Repertoire of vintage and classic jazz, country, R&B, pop, and rock. 
Contact: 703-966-9677
stanhamrick@gmail.com
www.potomacjazz.com 
www.stanhamrick.com

Kelly Harris
Etc by Kelly
Enhancing your day through Massage, Music, Mirth & More!
Music for all occasions solo to full band
Piano & Vocals, Clowning, Ventriloquism, Inspirational Seminars
Contact: 540-461-0247
kelly@etcbykelly.com
http://www.etcbykelly.com/

Doug Hepler
Guitar and vocals
Standards from the "Great American Songbook,” some old time and bluegrass.
376 Old Bumpass Farm Ln
Bumpass, Va 23024
Contact: 540-872-0386
heplerwd@yahoo.com (or gmail.com)

Jim Howe
Drums
Jim Howe Jazz Ensemble—Jazz duo, trio, quartet or more, all styles
Sentimental Journey Big Band
Ginny Burke/Trevor Williams Quintet
Contact: 434-975-4247
jh9s@virginia.edu
http://www.jimhowedrums.com

Rick LaRue
Classical violin/guitar and piano
Rick LaRue/Noriko Donahue Classical Duet
LaRue Jazz Quintet: jazz, Latin, fusion, classical jazz, gypsy jazz, rock and traditional fiddling
performed on violin, guitar, piano, vibraphone, bass and drums
Contact: 434-975-1522
rlarue4@gmail.com

Vince Lewis
Guitar
Instrumental Standards from " The Great American Songbook"
Contact : 434-277-9209
Vincelewis1@aol.com
www.vincelewis.com

Lulu & Friends
Lynn Pribus, guitar
Lynn Appleby, vocal
Sara Greenfield, vocal
Diana Eichles, vocal
Meg Zakin, vocal
Betty Titterington, vocal
This engaging ensemble of music practitioners encourages audiences to sing along on familiar songs from times gone by.  
Their repertoire includes folk music, Broadway tunes, songs of faith, and hit parade numbers from the 20s, 30s, 40s and earlier.
Contact: 434-293-4644
lynnpribus@hotmail.com

Burt Marks
Clarinet, sax (classical and jazz)
Contact: 434-591-0230
burtmarks@aol.com

Jane McDonald
Vocalist: Jazz & blues, Great American Songbook, inspirational, weddings.  
Contact: 434-989-5457
Visionsong9@gmail.com

Blue O'Connell
Guitar and vocals
Jazz standards, swing, show tunes, gospel, classical. Solo artist. 
Contact: blueoconnell@gmail.com

Dick Orange
Available vocalist solo or with combo
Music in the Sinatra/Bennett style
Contact: 434-591-0910
Email: dickandmona@comcast.net

Paulien
Vocalist: repertoire of French chanson and familiar jazz standards
Paulien Trio with Bill Edmonds, Bob Bowen and/or Gérard Brikkenaar van Dijk  
Contact: 434-465-0500
brik@cstone.net
http://paulien.info/
https://youtu.be/v_VF0g6SaLg


Rivanna Winds (part of Charlottesville Municipal Band)
Playing ragtime, Dixieland, marches, polkas, waltzes, novelty pieces
trumpet, trombone, tuba, clarinet, clarinet / tenor sax
Contact: Burt Marks 434-591-0230
burtmarks@aol.com

Brad Sayler
Vocals
Classic Standards from the Great American Songbook
Contact: 434-823-7334
bradsayler@gmail.com

Katherine Shaver
Vocals and guitar
Katherine Shaver Trio
Eclectic covers from the 40s to present; including jazz, swing, country, rock n' roll, blues.
Contact: 434-806-8837
shaverkb@gmail.com

Joe Tucker
Vibraphone and marimba
Bob DuCharme Group - Swing,Latin etc
Jim Howe Group- Swing, Latin etc
New Life Horizons- Swing, Standards, Gospel, Folk
Contact: 434-960-0825
joeearletucker@yahoo.com

Jaye Urgo
Guitar
Jazz Collective #9 - appearing every Monday at Fellini's #9 at 9.
Trio: Audrey Goldsmith, Bob DuCharme, & Jaye - piano, bass, guitar trio. Standards, swing, Latin for all occasions.
Soul Transit Authority - seven-piece classic soul band featuring the powerful and inspiring vocals of Reverend Doyle "Chief" Thomas.
Contact: 434-981-8028
jcurgo@gmail.com

Art Wheeler
Pianist, composer, teacher
All styles: jazz, blues, gospel, classical.  Solo or with group.
Contact: 434-466-4087
jeannefrad@yahoo.com
http://www.artwheeler.com

Jim Wray
Piano and trombone
F.U.S.E. Jazz, R&B, Reggae cross over
2x88 dueling pianos, jazz standards
Contact: 434-532-3994
fax: 804 414-9870

Zuzu’s Hot 5
Zuzu's Hot 5—Dixieland, Blues, Jazz www.zuzushotfive.com
Jelly Street Jazz—trio: electric guitar, bass, vocals. Blues, Jazz, Funk: www.jellystreetjazz.com
Nelson's Jazz Rascals—8-piece Dixieland brass www.nelsonsjazzrascals.com
The Jazz Invitation—Jazz standards quartet: piano, clarinet, bass, vocals:  Contact: Tom Mix 434-244-2619
Love Me Do—A Funky Take on the Early Beatles: piano, vocals, drums, guitar, fiddle www.lovemedoband.com
https://www.facebook.com/zuzushotfive

 

 

 

                The Bob Bennetta Quartet entertaining a Our Lady of Peace.

                The Bob Bennetta Quartet entertaining a Our Lady of Peace.

Bringing live music to local nursing homes