Performers: Musicians

Smash City

Who are SMASH CITY? We are nine professional musicians who have traveled the world, performing for thousands, with Grammy artists such as Prince, Sheila E., Whitesnake, Toni Tony Tone, the Neville Brothers and more.  When we’re not on the road, we … Continue reading

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Patrick Maier Band

The Patrick Maier Band features the elegant and swinging sounds of Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett.   If you prefer a mix of hits through the decades, the band is great at reading the room and tailoring the music to each … Continue reading

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Pianist/Vocalist Michael Hatfield /Solo & Trio

Michael Hatfield is one of the most versatile musicians in the Bay Area. He leads serveral bands ranging from a jazz trio to a big band, from electronica to country. He coaches singers, teaches music theory, is the music director … Continue reading

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Eclecta Quartet

The Eclecta Quartet is now one of the Bay Area’s hottest musical ensembles. With an impressive playlist of classic rock, funk, soul, 80’s and 90’s dance music, hip hop, and today’s top 40’s, they bring the stage alive with their infectious energy, groove, … Continue reading

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Electric Violinist Shaina

Born and raised in Ashland, OR, Shaina began classical violin studies at the age of 5 with Kendra Law, and continued with Russian master, Faina Podolnaya. Her early summers often included performing with her father’s bands and fiddling at bluegrass … Continue reading

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Solo Guitarist Patrick Maier

Patrick Maier is an wonderful solo guitarist with an extensive repertoire spanning  Motown to contemporary hits, classic rock, blues and jazz standards including Frank Sinatra classics. Patrick plays for top corporate and private events throughout the Bay Area and regularly … Continue reading

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Pianist /Vocalist Gaea Schell & The Gaea Schell Trio

Gaea Schell is a Bay Area-based jazz pianist/composer and singer. She can been heard at hotels and clubs and currently is playing the Sunday Brunch with her duo in the beautiful Garden Court at the Palace Hotel San Francisco. She … Continue reading

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Chris Pimentel Trio

Chris Pimentel is widely regarded as one of the premier guitarists in the San Francisco Bay Area. His noteworthy career has included performances in top jazz combos, rock and corporate party bands and theater orchestras. His diverse repertoire includes jazz, … Continue reading

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Jean-Paul Latin Duo /Trio

Jean-Paul was born into an Italian-French family. His musical training began with classical piano at an early age. He later taught himself electric guitar in high school by listening to the blues guitar playing of B.B King, Muddy Waters, Stevie … Continue reading

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Guitarist Chris Pimentel

Chris Pimentel is widely regarded as one of the premier guitarists in the San Francisco Bay Area. His noteworthy career has included performances in top jazz combos, rock and corporate party bands and theater orchestras. His diverse repertoire includes jazz, … Continue reading

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Starlite String

This popular ensemble for weddings is also appropriate for corporate events where classical and light classical music is requested for a more intimate setting. The repertoire includes, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Corelli, Schubert, Mozart, and an extensive popular music library. To … Continue reading

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Don Neely Royal Society Trio

In addition to the eleven-piece Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, Don Neely also leads three wonderful small ensembles: the Royal Society Six and the Don Neely Royal Society Trio or Quartet.  These groups are immensely popular for corporate events, weddings, private … Continue reading

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Pop Fiction

The verdict is in…Pop Fiction is the best of the best… Fresh, new, and fantastic!. Founded by an entire line-up of true Bay Area and Sacramento coverband verterans, Pop Fiction is being touted by industry insiders as the next big … Continue reading

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Pianist Paul Dorr

Pianist Paul Dorr can sing or play just about any song from any era. He played for three years at Michael Mina’s Restaurant at the Westin St. Francis with many engagements at The Starlight Room and piano bar at San … Continue reading

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Cafe Americain Trio

You will always hear music you love from the Cafe Americain Trio. Standing at a musical crossroad of the world, the acoustic string group Cafe Americain draws from the bohemian sounds of European cafe music, romantic gypsy jazz, swing, elegant … Continue reading

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Steel Jam

STEEL JAM guarantees a fun, festive mood for any party or event! Caribbean-flavored reggae, salsa, jazz, pop, and classical music spice up any celebration — from private parties to corporate events. Your lively and versatile world music was instrumental in … Continue reading

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Patrick Maier & Smackdab

Patrick Maier & Smackdab  features the fine guitar and vocals (if requested) of Patrick Maier with any combination of keyboard/piano, upright bass, drums or saxophone. Perfect for background music or dancing, Patrick’s groups feature sophisticated and swinging jazz, blues, Latin, … Continue reading

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The Funtouchables

The Funtouchables, also known as Shark Sandwich  are the ultimate band for any party and have been a hit in the clubs around S.F and the Bay Area for many years. Their extensive song list includes surf classics including the … Continue reading

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Ned Boynton Trio

San Francisco Chronicle Music Critic Phil Elwood referred to Ned as a wonderful guitarist. Ned was the Musical Director for the Enricos Sidewalk Cafe in North Beach and played there every Tuesday evening for over 10 years. He was a … Continue reading

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Belinda Blair

Belinda Blair first sang in public at the of age six, joined her first original band at the age of seventeen and by eighteen was touring the states in an L.A.-based cover band that worked six nights a week. Culminating … Continue reading

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Patrick Maier – Solo Guitarist/Vocalist

Patrick Maier is an wonderful guitarist/vocalist with an extensive repertoire spanning  jazz to Motown, classic Rock and Roll, blues  and a lot of Frank Sinatra and classic standards. Patrick plays often in the One Up Lounge at the Grand Hyatt … Continue reading

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Guitarist Ned Boynton

San Francisco based Ned Boynton is a wonderful guitarist and an educator who brings a unique approach to guitar. REVIEWS Boynton comes with a bit of cool guitar that made me hit the internet to find out where I could … Continue reading

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Traditional Chinese Calligraphy Artist Wilma Pang

Enjoy the tradition of ancient Chinese Calligraphy at your next event. Derived from ancient Chinese manuscripts, your guests can learn this revered art form while having their name printed on hand made paper or silk fans. Your guests will have … Continue reading

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Lion Dancers

Experience the authentic tradition of Chinese Lion Dancing for your next event! Lion dancers are perfectly suited for any celebration such as a new business opening, product launch, or company celebration. In Hong Kong, new businesses are often christened with … Continue reading

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LaTiDo

“LaTiDo” is the Spanish word for heart beat. “LaTiDo” is a quartet that specializes in danceable traditional Cuban music styles like “Son,” “Cha-cha-cha,” “Guajira,” “Mambo,” and “Bolero” among others. The Cuban “Son” is a highly contagious energetic music. It has … Continue reading

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Americano Social Club

The Americano Social Club plays music for la dolce vita: a mix of romantic and eclectic melodies from all over the world. At their show you might hear The Americano Social Club perform Pop, Jazz, or Folk, Classical, Rock, or … Continue reading

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Harpist Laura Simpson – from Classical to Coldplay

Laura Simpson is one of the foremost harpists in the country and has performed for over 30 years. Educated at Trinity College in London, England, and a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Southern … Continue reading

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Brad Buethe Trio

Jazz guitar great Brad Buethe studied at the University of California, Berkeley, and for many years was on the UCB Young Musicians Program faculty. In the late 1970s, Brad played with the Bill Bell band (backing greats such as Jon … Continue reading

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Kent Strand Trio

The Kent Strand Duo, Trio or Quartet are the first call for corporate and private events in the Bay Area. One of today’s best-kept secrets in piano jazz. A great classic jazz trio”  February 2004 Keyboard Magazine review of Kent’s … Continue reading

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Pianist Kent Strand

Pianist Kent Strand is one of the top pianists for corporate and private events throughout the United States. His repertoire includes bluesy, swinging jazz, funky R & B,  pop, Latin jazz including Brazilian bossa novas and sambas and Broadway hits. … Continue reading

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Busta-Groove

Tired of the same old boring corporate or private party? Let Busta-Groove put the fun into your next corporate/private event! Busta-Groove will play for any size party. We guarantee that you and your guests will have the time of your … Continue reading

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Corcovado

If you are looking for a unique band that plays a variety of Latin and Caribbean music plus jazz and standards, CORCOVADO is the band for you! Corovado’s high energy and distinctly Latin sound will instantly transport you to Latin … Continue reading

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Patrick Maier & SmackDab

Patrick Maier & SmackDab is a funky, bluesy and  swinging band that is guaranteed to get guests dancing. Their song list highlights their huge repertoire spanning everything from blues and jazz to Motown, Funky Soul, Classic Rock and Roll and … Continue reading

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