We are a family group that has been together since 1985. We've toured ALL AROUND THE WORLD performing for Concerts, Festivals, Conventions, Casinos, Weddings, Balls, Cruses, Dances, Country Clubs, Private Party's, Mardi Gras Floats, Bars and Lounges, and the list goes on (you name it we've done it). We've perfected various styles of music with amazing musical arrangements and vocal harmonies. We can be as High Energy, Low Key or Very Sophisticated as you need. In general we began our show with Jazz, Smooth Jazz, flow into Motown -Old School, Rhythm & Blues, Funk, Reggae, Disco and Dance. Then if the group is young enough we will go into, Hip Hop, Rap and Top 40 Music. We can also do specific shows if requested - Ie. - Jazz, Motown, Blues, Smooth Jazz or Straight ahead Jazz, 50's, 60's, 70's, etc. We perform lots of harmony singing along with ballads and instrumentals of all kinds. Some of the Country's we've visited are; Italy, Switzerland, Brazil, France, England, Africa, Canada, Germany, all over the United States, many of the Caribbean Islands, France and the list goes on, many of these places many times over. Kurt Brunus plays Keyboards, Piano, Trumpet, Flugle Horn, Vocals and percussion. We have a Sax Player who also plays keys Tenor and soprano sax and sings. Our singer, Ms Cynthia Bland sings R&B, Jazz, Blues, Gospel & Pop. Our Bass Player has performed with us for the last 6yrs., and we have a main drummer, whose been with us for the last 6yrs. We recorded several CD's a Smooth Jazz CD called "Horny and Saxy", with all originals songs, a Smooth Jazz CD called "In My Mind" with R&B instrumentals, a Traditional Jazz CD called "Funk The Standards", a Blues, R&B, Gospel CD called "I Wonder" and a Rap, Hip Hop and R&B CD called "Deep South".
Accolades and Accomplishments... Kurt Brunus is a New Orleans award winning performer, producer,
writer and arranger for many national and international artists. Mr. Brunus is the president of “KS Productions” and “Swamp
Island Records” and music director for his band “Kurt Brunus Project”. Mr. Brunus has appeared in a number of national and
international television shows, as well as performed for local and national news programs and telethons. Mr. Brunus has been
featured in newspaper and magazine articles, including a full-page layout and interview in Brazil for Keyboard Magazine. Mr.
Brunus was musical director for King Creoles Orchestra, Ali Woodson of the Temptations, G.C. Cameron of the Spinners and
many others. He was also the Musical Director and Composer for the stage play “Mama I'm Sorry”. In addition to his extensive
list of accomplishments, Mr. Brunus has recorded with many artists (local, national and international). He's produced, arranged
and co-written many CDs.
Artists Kurt has lent his career talents to... The Temptations, Aaron Neville, Kermit Ruffins, Jimmy Smith
Charmaine Neville, Wynton Marsalis, Alexander O'Neal, Roy Ayers, Tom Brown, Bobby Womack, West “Warmbody” Anderson,
Tony Hall, Vas-ti Jackson, Mahogany Blue, Ali Woodson, Denis Edwards, Kyle Turner, Shao'n, George Benson, Walter “Wolfman”
Johnson, Sheron (Mia Blue), G.C. Cameron & The Spinners, Re-Creation, Michael Ward, Cool Bone, Lillian Bouté, Tara Darnell,
Donald Harrison, Nicholas Payton and Regina Carter. He has opened for many artists including Gladys Knight, The O'Jays, Bobby
Brown, Kenny G, Freddie Jackson, Chuck Mangione, Maze, Michael Henderson, Patti Labelle, Cynthia Bland and many more.
International Experience... Mr. Brunus has performed in many countries and continents including Europe, Africa,
North America, South America, Australia and Asia. Mr. Brunus' unique style and professionalism as an entertainer over the past twenty
years has made him a special addition to any group--and a great headliner.
Mr. Brunus has the innate ability to captivate his audience and never
let go. He exudes musical brilliance whenever he appears on stage.
BY the way we've performed with and for pretty much all the locals here in New Orleans. "WE ARE THE CALM AND THE STORM" FOR ALL OCCASIONS.