Kansas City Rhythm Kings is 7 bands in ONE: A DUO, TRIO, QUARTET up to a 18 piece jazz big band. A true variety band, this 5 star band plays standards, songs from the Great American Songbook,20, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's etc., big band, classic rock, Dixieland, JAZZ, blues and is even available for a Polka/German theme or a 4 piece Brass Ensemble. The talent of this group (headed by trumpet/bandleader Brad Davis) makes this amazing diversity possible. The Kansas City Rhythm Kings (2-18 musicians) has a huge library and can appeal to every audience. The big band tributes Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Benny Goodman and other famous bands from that era. Make a sensational splash with this classy big band. HIRE ONE OR GET A COMBINATION. Kansas City Rhythm Kings is the best VARIETY BAND in the west. It is based in the Portland OR Metro Area and performs in the Pacific Northwest and far beyond.
KCRKings can accommodate any budget! Now you can have the sound that will make your event 'One to Remember'. We also can offer our New Horizons Community Big Band at a very moderate rate. Besides his professional bands, Brad also directs two community big bands featuring big band jazz in the style of Count Basie, Sammy Nestico, Stan Kenton, etc., and commercial big band music in the style of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and more.
Kansas City Rhythm Kings plays for wedding receptions (& wedding ceremonies), birthdays, parties, grand openings, corporate events, wine tasting, jazz festivals, holidays, reunions, private celebrations, dance clubs.....any special occasion. In making your "band" selection for your special event, remember there is no substitute for professional musicians in quality, style and your satisfaction. The band leader, Brad Davis, has 35 years of professional experience. Not only does he lead the bands, but also teaches private trumpet lessons in Vancouver WA and directs two community big bands in Oregon.