Bands & Ensembles in Michigan
Wanna hire a rockstar? Yea you do... or maybe you don’t and are just looking for a Jazz singer (BTW, we think Jazz soloists are total rockstars). No matter the genre or style, the Special Guest band category will not disappoint. Scroll through our talent to book the perfect entertainment for your next big bash (or intimate cocktail party).
Jeff Ponders IiJazz Saxophone
Born in Detroit, Jeff honed his skills under the tutelage of jazz masters Donald Walden and Marcus Belgrave. His resume includes performances and recordings with heavyweights across many genres, including James Carter, Robert Glasper, Mike Phillips, Keyshia Cole, Bebe Winans, Eric Roberson, and John Legend. Jeff is a founding member of the electrifying band HotSauceMusic, and performa throughout the US as an artist. His debut album, "Spark," is available digitally everywhere.
Larry Callahan & Selected Of GodGospel Choir
Larry Callahan & Selected of God is the Stellar Award nominated choir from Detroit, Michigan best known for their groundbreaking rendition of Eminem's "Lose Yourself" in the Emmy-winning Chrysler 200 "Born of Fire" Superbowl Commercial. Their previous CD,Evolution II, made it to the #3 Best Selling Gospel Album of 2013 and garnered them consideration for Grammy nomination! You also know them from their ovation performances on season 10 of the NBC series "America's Got Talent".
Roy 3pointohSwank Boys
Roy 3pOiNtOh is a young up-and-coming Hip-Hop Artist from Detroit, Michigan. If you’re looking for the healthiest blend of Hip-Hop and Jazz Fusion, than look no further. Along with a 10 piece ensemble, Roy 3pOiNtOh is sure to give you an experience unlike any other.
Dave VessellaVintage jazz ala Chet Baker and New Orleans
Trumpet player, vocalist, composer, and arranger, Dave Vessella's unique sound is reminiscent of traditional New Orleans music and west coast jazz a la Chet Baker. Vessella has played at the Detroit Jazz Festival and the Panama Jazz Festival with Wayne State University and Danilo Perez, Walter White’s Big Band at the Michigan Jazz Festival, The Detroit Pistons house band and many more within Detroit, Chicago, and Los Angeles.