World class entertainment featuring top vocal talent & professional musicians. Enjoy the best in Jazz & Big Band; flexible booking from small ensembles (3-5) on up to "The Big Band Experience" featuring a full 21-piece big band. With a full horn section, music from the big-band era, Motown & modern dance music from artists like Michael Buble, we specialize in a variety of entertainment, shows & functions. From small to HUGE we have your event covered!
Crescendo Amelia draws talent from St. Augustine all the way up to Hilton Head, SC to serve the entire region with great live music. Working with only the best in professional musicians we are able to deliver a first class show every time. Founder & drummer Frank Basile is an accomplished artist with the business savvy to treat his clients like family. The band is flexible in configuration and is just as comfortable putting together a set of standards for your cocktail hour (7-piece) as we are in designing a feature length show. We also do a variety of events for corporations, non-profits & the community. Recently featured at One Spark 2014: The World's Crowdfunding Festival, the band has been gaining a tremendous amount of press & is looking forward to the rest of 2014.
Recent clients include: The Ritz Carlton, Renaissance at World Golf Village, Downtown Vision Inc., North Hampton Golf Club, City of St. Augustine, Compass Group, RM Auctions, The Palencia Club, Hilton Head Mariott, First Coast Classic, Juliettes, SUITE, Joy to the Children, Omni Amelia Island, Omni Jacksonville, Amelia Community Theatre, Plantation Bay, Arthur Murray Dance Centers, Faith Christian Academy, St. Michaels Academy, ElderSource.
Recent performances include:
A Night with the Stars: WJCT benefit show for Elder Source
Concours D'Elegance: The Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island
One Spark 2014: The Omni, Jacksonville (Top 3, Music)
Omni Plantation Amelia Island: Holiday show
St Michael's Father/Daughter Ball, Ritz Grand Ballroom Amelia Island
Jacksonville Channel 4 live TV holiday performance
Arthur Murray Dance Studio Holiday party, Tampa FL
Wedding at Shipyard Beach Club, Hilton Head SC
First Coast Living TV show appearance
...and many weddings and special events from St Augustine FL to Hilton Head/Savannah GA.
*Crescendo Amelia also offers the ability to DJ your event to keep the party moving between band sets.