New York City swing presented in vintage fashion.
Specializing in jazz from the 1920's-60's, and inspired by legends like Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and Nat King Cole, The Revisionists will fulfill your vision. We pride ourselves on delivering exemplary work and meeting the needs of every client.
We are an experienced dance band and frequently perform at galas, corporate events, award ceremonies, hotels, private parties, museums, weddings, and some of NYC's finest music venues. Whether you're looking for classic swing, traditional jazz, New Orleans jazz, original works, or timeless melodies from the Great American Songbook, we are eager to bring the best musical entertainment to your guests. If you would like to hear us live we frequently perform at several venues around New York City.
The standard seven-piece configuration includes Female Vocals, Male Vocals/Trumpet, Alto Saxophone/Clarinet, Trombone, Piano, Upright Bass, and Drums. By request, the ensemble can be customized to meet your specific needs. For example, we can perform as a light, acoustic trio or and even as an authentic 17-piece big band!
Why the Revisionists?
1. Professional: easy to work with, friendly, prepared to meet your needs
2. Ready to entertain: whether you want background ambiance, high-energy brass sound, or even interactive dance lessons for your guests
3. Built-in emcee: if you need someone to make announcements, or simply use our speakers to amplify speeches
4. Quality: full-time professional musicians at the top of their field, each member holds a degree in music entertainment
5. Affordable: Customize the band size to accommodate your budget and vision