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Hollywood Rhythm Kings

Jazz Band from Los Angeles, CA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$625 - $5000 per event
The Hollywood Rhythm Kings are very experienced, professional musicians. As soon as you hear our samples, the difference is immediate. You will hear the same top-level performance at your special event. In 2013 we were chosen by The National Endowment For The Arts to play play music from "The Gatsby Era" at a series of venues across Southern California. We guarantee to provide the utmost professional standard. We show up ahead of time, looking & acting professionally, providing all the necessary equipment needed for our performance. We have been in business for over 13 years, performing at more than 1100 events. It is possible that we have already played at the location where your event takes place! We know what it takes to provide just the right music for your event, and all the aspects associated with it. For all these reasons our rates might appear slightly higher than the cheapest music solutions available to you such as hiring students, non-professionals musicians, DJ / boom box option, etc. We believe however that we offer very reasonable and competitive rates for the highest caliber of music making provided by our group. Based as the classic rhythm section of piano, bass and drums, we can also add guitars, saxophones, horns and more, depending on your needs. We play Jazz- from background to danceable, from Dixieland to Miles Davis, 20's, 30's, 40's Era Swing to Smooth Jazz into today, along with Pop, Classic Rock and Blues. We love what we do, and we take pride in playing music for people! The countless number of positive comments from our clients speak for themselves.

Kerry Crutchfield (drums/percussion) has been playing drums professionally for over 30 years. He has kept the beat for dozens of jazz, blues, rock and show bands in clubs and venues throughout the U.S. Kerry headlined The Sacramento Blues Society Festival with Robert Lucas, Luke & The Locomotives. You can hear him on the Curbfeelers "Bellflower Mood" CD, nominated by Living Blues Magazine as the Record of the Year 1994. Kerry has also covered the "Legends" style shows at Harrah's , Mirage and Treasure Island in Las Vegas as well as casinos throughout the U.S. He has produced The Hollywood Drum Show for its 16 year run in Los Angeles. Kerry recently completed a 4 week Gig as the house drummer on the world's largest privately owned yacht "The World", a cruise ship sized yacht sailing from Mexico to Alaska.

Martin Blasick (Bass/Guitar) An accomplished guitar player and bassist, Martin studied at the University Of North Texas in jazz improvisation, classical composition and pop. Martin has provided scores, songs, cues, arrangements and productions for a diverse array of shows including big band jazz for the TV series Army Wives, and he produced "Miracles Happen" , winning a Gold Record for the soundtrack album for Princess Diaries 2. Martin has produced celebrity vocal tracks for Brendan Fraser, Mary Steenburgen, Denise Richards, Rodney Dangerfield, Denis Leary, Anne Hathaway, Heather Graham and more. His music appears in Oceans 12 & 13, The Matador, Bedazzled, Ugly Betty, Lost, The Reaper, Kinsey, Samantha Who and many more. Martin has also appeared on the hit HBO series "The Newsroom".

George Woo (piano, keyboards, vocals is a professional musician and music teacher in the city of Los Angeles. George is very accomplished as a jazz pianist
and musical director, and is well regarded by his peers in the Jazz Piano world and never fails to delight audiences with his piano solos. George studied Afro Cuban Music while attending CSU Los Angeles.

Bill Keis (piano/keyboards) attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston Mass, and shortly thereafter moved west to Los Angeles, beginning a long teaching, recording and performing career. For 2 years he accompanied such performers as Arsenio Hall, Jay Leno, Richard Prior and Billy Crystal at The Comedy Store in Hollywood. Bill also recorded 8 albums of TV music for Capitol Records, and played keyboards on Howie Mandell's TV show "Bobby's World". Several of Bill's compositions were used on the TV show "General Hospital"
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I can't say enough about The Hollywood Rhythm Kings! These guys were fantastic! They played the perfect music for our event, and were able to get even the most reserved guests up and dancing. Thanks guys, you were great!

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Hollywood Rhythm Kings were more than awesome, if I could give them 10 stars I would. I planned my father-in-law's 70th birthday party, I had a set schedule, but in a party everything is relative and never goes as planned, but the Hollywood Rhythm Kings rolled and flowed with the "punches" as the evening went on. The trio were very generous with requests from our guests. Compared to other groups out there, they really seem to enjoy themselves and was more than a "job" which really showed when they performed! They are very reasonably priced for what they offer and can do. I would recommend them. Thanks for a wonderful evening full of happy memories and music!

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Hollywood Rhythm Kings were exactly what our coporate convention was looking for! We had a great turn out with numerous amounts of compliments on the band. Such a great and professional group of gentlemen. We will definintely be using them in the future!

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Ain't She Sweet
All Of Me
Always On My Mind
As Time Goes By
At Last
Back In The USSR
Birth Of The Blues
Blue Skies
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
50s Band
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Birthday Parties (Kids)
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First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Hollywood Rhythm Kings will also travel to Alhambra, Bell Gardens, Glendale, Huntington Park, Maywood, Monterey Park, Bell, Hollywood, Pasadena, South Pasadena, Montebello, South Gate, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Inglewood, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, Culver City, Downey, El Monte, Lynwood, Pico Rivera, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Willowbrook, Compton, La Canada, Montrose, North Hollywood.
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