Fine and Mellow is comprised of vocalist Lilan Kane, and flugelhorn/trumpeter Daniel Herrera. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the duo incorporates guitarists, pianists, and upright bassists to enrich the jazz and soul elements found in their diverse and timeless repertoire. With song selections spanning jazz standards, pop favorites, bossa nova, and classic R&B, the band reinvents each piece with artistry and finesse creating a sound that is comfortable and creative.
Our promise is to deliver a top notch swingin' and soulful performance that we hope will leave you and your guests talking for weeks. Stellar communication and professionalism are what we strive for with our clients.
Expect a polished performance, classy threads, and a professional attitude!
We consider all aspects to ensure your event shines, these include and are certainly no limited to:
- Timely arrival and setup
- Sound system and lighting needs
- Wireless mic available for anouncements, speeches, toasts, etc.
- Customized ipod playlists for breaks
- Song requests
- Venue/performance space info, venue walkthrough when necessary
- Performance times, program structure
Lilan Kane is an award-winning vocalist who captures the soul of Aretha, the charm of Ella, and the sassiness of Etta. She has opened for the likes of Hall & Oates, Chicago, Sharon Jones, the Doobie Brothers, and more. Undoubtedly diverse in her vocal stylings and skill set, her sound reveals influences of jazz, soul, and r&b that blend a timeless yet modern flavor. An accomplished vocalist, bandleader, and endearing performer, She has become one of the most prominent singers and bandleaders in the Bay Area.
Trumpet and flugelhorn player Daniel Herrera delivers melodic stories with style and grace. Having developed a unique sound that draws influence from jazz, funk, R&B and even reggae, he captivates audiences with an effortless approach, stellar musicianship and a charming demeanor. He has toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe, playing some of the world's most renowned jazz and music festivals.