The Hollywood Rhythm Kings are the premiere Jazz Trio out of Los Angeles. These professional musicians play the perfect music for your occasion. Whether it is a corporate function, private party or wedding reception, The Hollywood Rhythm Kings play jazz standards, swing, pop, blues, bossa novas, ballads and up tempo jump swing tunes the way they should be played. Tunes from the 20's, 30's ,40's , 50's, 60's and more. From soft background music to foot tapping dance groovin' rock/pop, they have it all covered. Based as the classic rhythm section of piano, bass and drums, they can also add horns, guitars, saxophones and more, depending on your needs.
David Coleman (piano/keyboards) is an award winning composer and musical director. He has written several musicals and he won the NoHo Theatre award in LA for both best composition and best musical direction for "In the Name of God" a musical satire, which then had an off Broadway run in New York. He won an advertising award for his scoring of several television spots for a presidential candidate, and he has also played piano at countless venues over the years. At present, he is the musical director for Brain Brew Entertainment which provides entertainment for large corporate events.
Kerry Crutchfield (drums/percussion) has been playing drums professionally for over 30 years, providing the beat for dozens of jazz, blues, rock and show bands in hundreds of venues throughout the U.S. Kerry headlined The Sacramento Blues Society Festival with Robert Lucas, Luke & The Locomotives,and you can hear him on the Curbfeelers "Bellflower Mood" CD, which was nominated by Living Blues Magazine as the Record of the Year 1994. Kerry has covered the "Legends" style shows at Harrah's, Treasure Island & Mirage in Las Vegas as well as casinos throughout the U.S. and Canada. He has produced The Hollywood Drum Show for its 15 year run in L.A. In summer of 2012 Kerry completed a 4 week tour as the House Drummer on the world's largest privately owned yacht "The World", a cruise ship sized yacht sailing worldwide, and he is the house drummer for Brain Brew Entertainment.
Martin Blasick (Bass/Guitar) An accomplished guitar player and bassist, Martin has provided scores, songs, cues, arrangements and productions for a diverse array of shows including big band jazz for the TV series Army Wives, and he produced "Miracles Happen" for the certified gold soundtrack album for Princess Diaries 2. Martin has produced celebrity vocal tracks for Brendan Fraser, Mary Steenburgen, Denise Richards, Rodney Dangerfield, Denis Leary, Anne Hathaway, Heather Graham and more. His music appears in Oceans 12 & 13, The Matador, and many more. Martin has also appeared on the hit HBO series "The Newsroom".
The trio recently appeared as the musical guest and backing band for Premeditated Productions "Welcome To Burlesque" Show at Casino Rama, just north of Toronto Canada.
David Coleman (Piano / Keyboards),
Kerry Crutchfield (Drums / Percussion),
Martin Blasick (Bass / Guitar),
Christian Boyd (Backup Keyboards)