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Looking for live music for your next event?
Click on your musical preference below!

Jazz, R&B, Top 40's,
Funk, Rock & More

Duets, Trios, Quartets,
or Full Band

Matthew Johnson
Phone: (305) 609-6268

EMAIL: majbass03@gmail.com

Looking for live music to make your event memorable?

Matt Johnson can coordinate the proper musicians to entertain for any occasion. Whether it's jazz, classic rock, motown, or even current pop hits, Matt can organize and provide the right music for your function. 

Do you perform at many different types of events?


Yes! Small or large ensembles can be formed with highly skilled musicians to fit the ambiance of your event and your price range. Common live music events include (but are not limited to):

  • Weddings, Engagement Parties, Cocktail Hours, Receptions

  • Bat / Bar Mitzvah's, Quinces / Quinceañeras

  • Music, Food, and Art Festivals

  • Corporate Meetings, Fairs, and Office / Holiday Parties

  • Birthdays, Baby Showers, Christenings

  • And many more! Just ask!




I don't live in Miami, FL. Are you willing to travel?


Absolutely! Matt Johnson is happy to help make your event a memorable one. Live music is available in the following central and southern Florida areas:

  • Miami-Dade County:
    • ​Aventura, Bal Harbour, Biscayne Park, Coral Gables, Doral, Homestead, Kendall, Key Biscayne, Medley, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Gardens, Miami Shores, Miami Springs, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Opa-Locka, Pinecrest, South Miami, Sunny Isles Beach, Surfside, Sweetwater
  • Broward County:
    • Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Dania Beach, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Lauderdale Lakes, Lighthouse Point, Margate, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Southwest Ranches, Sunrise, Tamarac, Westone, Wilton Manors
  • Palm Beach County:
    • Atantis, Boca Raton, Boyton Beach, Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach Shores, Palm Springs, Riviera Beach, Royal Palm Beach, South Palm Beach, Tequesta, West Palm Beach
Don't see your location on this list or are inquiring from outside of Florida? Not a problem. Matt and his musicians have years of experience touring both out of the state and out of the country. Send a message via the contact page or call Matt directly to inquire.





The Brass Evolution

Corporate / Wedding Band

 

Jody Marlow (Band Leader)
P 561.795.5356
EMAIL: hotsaxmonkey@yahoo.com

www.thebrassevolution.com

The Brass Evolution rises to the occasion of any indoor or outdoor function, accommodates all age groups, and can tailor a show around any style or theme that you might have in mind. This way you get the quality band that you have been hoping for with enough variety in show material to keep your guests entertained year after year. 

 

We provide high energy performances with a variety of ensemble options. Our sound stays true to traditional horn arrangements and highlights rotating lead and backup vocals, creative harmonies, and strong danceable rhythms, combined in a original show format.


For your ceremony or cocktail hour, to the final dance of the evening, this band is the key ingredient to bringing out the life of any party.

What are The Brass Evolution's different group options?


With a fluctuating economy comes a need for group size variety with stylistic diversity so you can get the best bang for your buck. Feel free to contact Jody Marlow about any ideas you might have in mind for your event. The Brass Evolution offers the following group options:

  • Solo Strolling Sax Player
    • Solo performance
    • Features Jody Marlow on saxophone
    • Features a contemporary line up of popular tunes performed in a smooth jazz style
    • Perfect for formal dinner events, cocktail hour, weddings, silent auctions, etc. <p>
  • Solo Guitarist
    • Solo performance
    • Features Tom Lippincott on guitar
    • Visit <a href=”http://www.tomlippincott.com”>www.tomlippincott.com</a> for song selection lists and samples.
    • Styles include jazz, classical, Latin/Brazilian, and popular <p>
  • PeaceWork Group
    • Two to four members
    • A contemporary “art-influenced” group that takes contemporary melodies and performs them in the classical chamber style.
    • All members are both versatile in advanced classical technique and jazz improvisation, giving this classic group a new twist.
    • An impressive group for cocktail hour, wine tastings silent auctions, formal dinner events, art/gallery showings, shopping plaza performances, etc.
    • Instrumentation includes: violin/viola, alto sax/flute/Native American flute/penny whistles, cello, nylon string guitar (both six and eight string), and at times, a percussionist. <p>
  • Jody Marlow and Company
    • Typically, a six-member ensemble
    • A Latin jazz styled group that is our first to feature professional vocals
    • Instrumentation includes: saxophone/flute/vocals, keyboard, bass, guitar, drums and Latin percussion.
    • Great for any event. <p>
  • TBE’s Sick Puppy Horns Group
    • Our famous horn section gives us the ability to form specialized groups such as a New Orleans Dixieland-styled ensemble, a classic brass quintet, or a very hip variety pep-band for even the rowdiest of tailgate parties.
    • Excellent for a variety of performances and holiday events. Fanfares can be incorporated into any event. <p>
  • Songs for My Father Group
    • Varies in size.
    • Concentrates on old-school ballroom styled dance material with a contemporary twist. Think jazz standards with an upbeat, danceable rhythm.
    • Wonderful for formal dinner events, wine tastings, formal Country Club events with a strong ballroom dance oriented crowd.
    • Typical instrumentation includes: sax/flute/vocals, jazz guitar, upright (acoustic) bass, keyboard, drums, and occasionally a Latin percussionist. <p>
  • Two-Bit Horse
    • Two to four members
    • This groups offers an “unplugged” acoustic rock feel featuring the works of such artists as James Taylor, Peter Frampton, The Eagles, and The Doobie Brothers.
    • Includes a wide range of songs from the 60’s all the way to present day
    • Works well with custom tracks to make this small group come alive with a big sound for a smaller price
    • Ideal for:
      • Private parties, small corporate events, cocktail hour
      • Outdoor functions, art shows, festivals held in smaller areas
      • Casinos, shopping plaza performances
      • Showcases beautiful vocal harmonies
      • Instrumentation includes: acoustic and electric guitars, sax/flute/wind synth, hand percussion and, if available, trumpet. <p>
  • Missing Link Group
    • Five to seven members
    • The “lite” version of our Full Brass Evolution Ensemble.
    • A very versatile group excellent for any event that craves the signature TBE sound without the full TBE price. <p>
  • Full Brass Evolution Ensemble
    • Eight to eleven members
    • Four horns, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, two primary lead vocalists with several other members of the ensemble providing background vocals, and Latin percussion.
    • Geared towards:
    • Main event private/corporate entertainment, larger weddings, stadium/concert performances, tribute shows, opening (or featured) acts, large festivals, etc.




Is there a song list available?


Our repertoire is quite extensive, but here's a sample list of some of our more popular covers:

  • AL GREEN – Let’s Stay Together
  • AL JEREAU – Boogie Down, We’re In This Love Together
  • ALMAN BROTHERS - Mellissa, Whipping Post
  • ARETHA FRANKLIN – Respect, Chain of Fools, Think
  • AVERAGE WHITE BAND – Cut the Cake, Pick up the Pieces, School Boy Crush
  • BILLY JOEL – You May Be Right, New York State of Mind, Just the Way You Are, Zanzibar
  • BILL WITHERS – Ain’t No Sunshine, Just the Two of Us, Use Me
  • BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS – God Bless the Child, Going Down Gambling, Lucretia McEvil, Spinning Wheel, You Make Me So Very Happy
  • BLUES BROTHERS – Can’t Turn You Loose, Going Back to Miami, Gimmie Some Lovin, Hey Bartender, Hold On I’m Comin, Peter Gunn, Show Me, Soul Man
  • BOBBY CALDWELL – What You Won’t Do For Love
  • BOBBY DARIN - Beyound the Sea, Mack the Knife
  • BOB SEGER – Old Time Rock & Roll, Turn the Page, Night Moves
  • BON JOVI - Wanted, It's My Life
  • BRIAN SETZER – Jump Jive & Wail, Route 66, Who Do Voo Doo Doll
  • CHERRY POPPIN DADDIES – Zoot Suit Riot
  • CHICAGO – Beginnings, Call On Me, Color My World, Does Anybody Know What Time It Is, Feeling Stronger Everyday, Just You and Me, Make Me Smile, Saturday in the Park, 25 or 6 to 4, Hard Habit to Break, I’m a Man
  • CHRISTOPHER CROSS – Ride Like the Wind
  • COMMITMENTS – Mustang Sally, Ain’t too Proud To Beg
  • COMODORES – Brick House
  • kOOL & THE GANG – Get Down On It
  • DAVE MATHEWS BAND – Too Much, Crash, What you say
  • DELBERT MCCLINTON – Shaky Ground
  • DOOBIE BROTHERS – China Grove, Jesus is All Right, Listen to the Music, Long Train Running, Taking it to the Street
  • EARTH WIND & FIRE – Fantasy, Get Away, Got To Get You Into My Life, Let’s Groove Tonight, September, Shining Star, That’s the Way of the World
  • ELTON JOHN - Your Song
  • ERIC CLAPTON - Cross Roads, Wonderful Tonight
  • KATRINA & THE WAVES – Walking on Sunshine
  • GLORIA ESTEFAN – Conga, The Rhythm is Gonna Get You, Get On Your Feet, 123
  • GEORGE BENSON – Broadway, Affirmation, Breezin, Masquerade, Turn Your Love Around
  • HEART~ Baracuda, Keep Your Love Alive, (Led Zepplin’s) Rock & Roll
  • HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – Working for a Living, Heart of Rock and Roll, Heart and Soul, I Want a New Drug
  • IDES OF MARCH – Vehicle
  • JAMES BROWN – Cold Sweat, I Feel Good, Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag, Sex Machine
  • JAMES TAYLOR ~ Fire and Rain
  • JOE COCKER – Feeling All Right, Leave Your Hat On, The Letter
  • JOE JACKSON~ You Can’t Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want)
  • JOHN MAYER~ Daughters, Why Georgia
  • JOURNEY~ Don’t Stop Believing, Touching Squeezing
  • KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND – Get Down 2onight, I’m Your Boogie man, That’s The Way I Like It, Boogie Shoes
  • KENNY RANKIN – Groovin, Here’s That Rainy Day, When Sunny Gets Blue
  • LOGGINS & MESSINA – Angry Eyes, House on Pooh Corner, Your Mamma Don’t Dance
  • LTD – Back in Love
  • LUTHER VANDROS – Never Too Much
  • LYNNARD SKYNARD~ 3 Steps, Sweet Home Alabama,
  • CHUCK MANGIONE – Feels So Good, Give It All You Got
  • MARCUS MILLER – The Butt
  • MARK ANTHONY – I Need to Know
  • MICHAEL BUBLE~ How Sweet It Is to Be Loved By You, Me and Mrs Jones, Moon Dance, My Funny Valentine, The Way You Look Tonight
  • MICHAEL JACKSON - Billie Jean, Don’t Stop 'Till You Get Enough, I Want You Back
  • OHIO PLAYERS – Fire
  • PETER FRAMPTON ~ Ooh Baby I Love Your Way
  • PHIL COLLINS – Something Happened on the Way to Heaven, Susudio
  • POLICE – Message in a Bottle, Every Breath You Take
  • RARE EARTH – Celebrate, Get Ready
  • RICK JAMES – Give it to Me Baby, Super Freak
  • RICKY MARTIN – Livin' La Vida loca
  • SANTANA – Black Magic Woman, Evil Ways, Oya Como Va, Smooth
  • SEAL – Fly Like an Eagle
  • SHERYL LYNN – To Be Real
  • STEELY DAN – Black Cow, Do it Again, Green Earings, Josie, Reelin in the Years, My Old School, Pretzle Logic
  • STEVIE RAY VAUGHN~ Lenny, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Pride and Joy, VooDoo Child, Cross Fire, Tight Rope
  • STEVIE WONDER – As, All is Fair in Love, I Wish, My Cheri Amour, Ribbon in the Sky, Sir Duke, Superstition, That Girl, You are the Sunshine of My Life, Visions
  • SLY & THE FAMILY STONE – Thank You
  • SWING OUT SISTER – Break Out, Same Girl
  • TOTO – Georgie Porgy, Hold the Line, Rosanna
  • TOWER OF POWER – A Little Knowledge, Soul with a Capital S, What is Hip, You’re Still a Young Man, Still Diggin on James Brown
  • VAN MORRISON – Brown Eye Girl, Domino, Moon Dance, Wild Nights
  • WILD CHERRY – Play that Funky Music




Where can I hear some samples?






The French Horn
Collective

Gypsy Jazz, Swing,
Original French Music

 

Vince Raffard (Band Leader)
P 786.505.1820
EMAIL: booking@thefrenchhorncollective.com

www.thefrenchhorncollective.com

The French Horn Collective is an energetic and progressive band that performs an eclectic variety of Gypsy Jazz, Swing, and original French music. Led by Parisian musician, multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer and songwriter Vincent Raffard, the diverse international group consists of five highly talented musicians from a myriad of musical backgrounds and countries.

 

The Collective's wide variety of musical influences, ranging anywhere from Gypsy Jazz and Hot Swing to Ska and even Polka, result in an exciting fusion of Gypsy-Parisian-Swing-World Music presented by instrumentation including trumpet, vocals, guitar, violin, clarinet, cajón, and double bass.

Since its creation in 2012 The French Horn Collective has performed at many top hotels and venues, with shows and residencies at 1 Hotel, W South Beach, Carillon Miami, The Tudor House, Van Dyke

Cafe, Soyka's Restaurant, The Atlantic, The Vagabond, Eden Rock, The Arts Garage, Pax, The Stage, and The North Beach Bandshell among others. The group has also been featured in music festivals including the Art Deco South Beach Festival, the Gainesville Jazz Festival, The MOCA Jazz Series, and the Miami Nice Jazz Festival.

The band currently has a residency as the house band at The Delano South Beach, where they can be seen performing twice every week!

R.I.F.F.

Fusion Jazz Trio

 

Matt Johnson
P 305.609.6268
EMAIL: majbass03@gmail.com

R.I.F.F. (Rarely in Four/ Four)

Odd meters are cool and we want to share them with you!

 

Our idea is to take your more common 4/4 tunes and play it them using odd meters (5/4, 7/8, etc.), still keeping its essence intact so that you can still groove to that “same old tune” but with a little twist! Originals to come soon.

 

R.I.F.F. is:

Do you perform at many different types of events?


Yes! Small or large ensembles can be formed with highly skilled musicians to fit the ambiance of your event and your price range. Common live music events include (but are not limited to):

  • Weddings, Engagement Parties, Cocktail Hours, Receptions

  • Bat / Bar Mitzvah's, Quinces / Quinceañeras

  • Music, Food, and Art Festivals

  • Corporate Meetings, Fairs, and Office / Holiday Parties

  • Birthdays, Baby Showers, Christenings

  • And many more! Just ask!




I don't live in Miami, FL. Are you willing to travel?


Absolutely! Matt Johnson is happy to help make your event a memorable one. Live music is available in the following central and southern Florida areas:

  • Miami-Dade County:
    • ​Aventura, Bal Harbour, Biscayne Park, Coral Gables, Doral, Homestead, Kendall, Key Biscayne, Medley, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Gardens, Miami Shores, Miami Springs, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Opa-Locka, Pinecrest, South Miami, Sunny Isles Beach, Surfside, Sweetwater
  • Broward County:
    • Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Dania Beach, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Lauderdale Lakes, Lighthouse Point, Margate, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Southwest Ranches, Sunrise, Tamarac, Westone, Wilton Manors
  • Palm Beach County:
    • Atantis, Boca Raton, Boyton Beach, Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach Shores, Palm Springs, Riviera Beach, Royal Palm Beach, South Palm Beach, Tequesta, West Palm Beach
Don't see your location on this list or are inquiring from outside of Florida? Not a problem. Matt and his musicians have years of experience touring both out of the state and out of the country. Send a message via the contact page or call Matt directly to inquire.