The Jazz Generation band will perform on October 26, 2013 at the MEOW Con, national women in music event at Renaissance Austin Hotel. On December 3, 2013, the band will perform at the national celebration of Candombe music, dance and culture in the National Theater of Uruguay, South America.
Classy, Professional, Versatile, Entertaining: Suzanne Brooks and the innovative musicians of The Jazz Genertion perform in many genres for Festivals, Corporate & Community Events, Conferences (as performer and speaker), Universities (U of PA, U of California Davis, Harrisburg Community College, CSU Pomona), Night Clubs/Restaurants, Wineries, and Weddings. They have performed in venues such as the prestigious "Taste of the Bay" at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, the Harlem Theater in New York, Hilton Hotel in Washington, DCand corporations such as RC Willey, Inc., Fulton Avenue Business Association, Gaffers Film Festivals in Sacramento and LA, Conventions and a variety of private parties.
The Jazz Generation covers complete weddings, including Ceremony, Cocktail Hour, Dinner, & Dancing. The band has recorded 11 CDs--8 on sale at CDBaby.com. Later recordings at The Track Shack Studios and scheduled for release later this year. Suzanne Brooks has written and produced and the group has performed in their own original shows, including "Great Women of Jazz, 1890 to 1990" -- named one of the best shows to see by the Sacramento Bee and recipient of a 3 great page review by the Sacramento Observer. Publicity re their March, 2010 show, "I Believe I Can Fly," featuring a 112 year old woman, reachd more than 10 million. The Jazz Generation has expanded its performances in R&B, Soul, Pop, and music of the Pacific, as well as continuing covers and originals in a variety of jazz styles.
Suzanne Brooks has been honored by the City of Sacramento and Metropolitan Arts Commission for "Lifetime Achievement in the Arts and Arts Advocacy. The group has appeared on local and regional commercial and cable television programs with distinction. Vocals can be in English, Spanish, French, Latin and Hawaiian. This is also one of the only acts with such depth of repertoire with new songs arriving from contemporary composers asking to have theri songs added to The Jazz Generation repertoire.
The Band's size and instrumentation can be modified to perfectly match your entertainment needs, with one or two vocalists and up to five musicians on keyboard, bass, drums, sax and guitar. Established in 2003, The Jazz Generation has an established fan base, a Grammys submission last year, and a reputation for outstanding music, concert lectures, artist-in residence, and original musical shows. This incredible background makes it possible to make every event truly special. Collaborations also with composers in New York and Ohion, as well as Candombe Master Drummer in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Children's Birthday Parties
Sweet 16 Parties
Wedding Cocktail Hours
The Very Thought of YouBillie Holiday
Hey, JohnBlossom Dearie
How High The MoonElla Fitzgerald
Farmers MarketAnnie Ross
Girl/Boy From IpanemaAstrud Gilberto
Tu Mi DelirioAstrud Gilberto
Candombe pa' la LiaSuzanne Brooks and Sergio Ortuño
Lasting ImpressionSuzanne Brooks and Reggie Graham
Bring Your Love AlongBlossom Dearie
Night In TunisiaChaka Khan
As I Remember HimNancy Lamott
Come on HomeLambert, Hendricks and Ross
Moody's Mood for LoveKing Pleasure
Come Fly with MeTony Bennett
My Favorite ThingsSarah Vaughn
Be My HusbandNina Simone
Wild Is The WindNina Simone
High LifeRoss Schneider
Triple ThreatRodgers Grant
The Way You Look TonightFrank Sinatra
Billie JeanMichael Jackson
Blue Suede ShoesFats Domino/Elvis Presley
CelebrationKool and the Gang
Don't Know WhyNora Jones
Gladys Knight & The PipsI Heard It Through The Grapevine
I Got A WomanRay Charles
I'm Every WomanWhitney Houston
I Believe In You and MeWhitney Houston
I Wanna Dance With SomebodyWhitney Houston
At LastEtta James
I Can't Make You Love MeBonnie Raitt
Dance With My FatherLuther Vandross
I'll Make Love To YouBoyz to Men
Love and HappinessAl Green
Sara SmileHall and Oates
Y.M.C.A.The Village People
Copa CabanaBarry Manilow
Be My BabyThe Ronettes
Hound Dog or Don't Be CruelElvis Presley
We Are FamilySister Sledge
Get the Party StartedPink
Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine InThe Fifth Dimension-- Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In
Super FreakRick James
Stayin' AliveBee Gees
Let’s Get It StartedLet’s Get It Started
Don’t Stop Till You Get EnoughMichael Jackson
Let’s Get It OnMarvin Gaye
Another One Bits The DustQueen
When A Man Loves A WomanPercy Sledge
Smooth Jazz Band
Top 40 Band
$800 - $5000
Roberta Flack, Natalie Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Toni Braxton, Nora Jones, Alicia Keys, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Bonnie Rait, Chaka Khan, Cher, Martina McBride, Whitney Houston, Blossom Dearie, Annie Ross, Astrud Gilberto
In addition to Sacramento, Suzanne Brooks. The Jazz Generation will also travel to Broderick, West Sacramento, El Macero, Represa, Rio Linda, Davis, East Nicolaus, North Highlands, Carmichael, Elverta, Antelope, Clarksburg, Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova, Citrus Heights, Hood, Woodland, Fair Oaks, Pleasant Grove, Roseville, Nicolaus, Orangevale, Dixon, Yolo, Courtland, Wilton, Folsom, Granite Bay, Knights Landing, Rocklin
and many other locations in and around the Sacramento area.
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