Romantics: For Lovers Past, Present & Future

Jazz Band from Sarasota, FL - Will travel up to 500 miles
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The ROMANTICS FOR LOVERS PAST PRESENT & FUTURE specializes in creating magic moments and excitement. We are after all ROMANTICS!

WHAT DO WE DO?
The ROMANTICS are offered as a quintet, quartet or trio to be more economical and intimate. We are standing by for your Wedding entertainment or to serve as a cover band. We focus on your event and take pride in customizing our performance to fit your needs. As a Wedding music band we have great Wedding singers who are experienced and can sing in a number of languages. As you will see from our videos we are great as a Jazz Band, Rock Band, Beach, Americana and Traditional Jazz Band.

WHERE HAVE WE PERFORMED?
The ROMANTICS are favorites with the Jazz Club of Sarasota and recently performed their Jazz Festival where we featured John Lamb who was bassist for Duke Ellington. We are performing at Vinoy Renaissance in St. Pete, Woody's River Roo in Ellenton and St. Valentine's day at Captiva Island. The ROMANTICS served as the House band at Coolinary on Main Street, Sarasota and Amore by Andrea (5 Star Restaurant) Longboat Key. We have performed at a variety of venues including , Tampa Museum of Art, Ringling College of Art & Design, Hilton Downtown, Tampa, Ybor City, Z's on Main Street, Harbour Island Tampa and Fat Tuesday at Duval's Fresh Seafood. I have also served as sideman for many regional bands and acts including NuJazz (Smooth Jazz, Second Line, R&B), Stone Crab Steve Arvey (Beach, Blues, Rock), The Hoo Doos (Louisiana Jazz, Blues, Rock), Nexxlevel (R&B), Democracy (Reggae) and Smash (Rock).

WHY IS THAT IMPORTANT?
Experience has taught us that the primary genre you need from a party band for hire, is sometimes just not enough. A Wedding live band often requires music for 3 generations. Versatility is a valuable and challenging quality for your band to have.
WHERE ARE WE FROM?
I owned and performed with The Leon Merian Band (16 piece big band). Leon was a famous sideman and lead trumpeter for Elvis, Sinatra and The Burt Parks Orchestra where his 2nd and 3rd trumpeters were Doc Severinsen and Clark Terry. These guys later became the Tonight Show Band. Leon was in fact replaced by Louis Armstrong on the famous Worldwide Ambassadors Tour.

For Jazz Band, Latin Band, Mariachi band, Cover Band, Rock Band, For Beach Music, Wedding Reception Band, For Traditional Jazz Band.The ROMANTICS FOR LOVERS PAST PRESENT & FUTURE specializes in creating magic moments and excitment. We are after all ROMANTICS!
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Thanks Joella! The people at your market were great. It isn't often you see patrrons dancing in the aisles of their grocery market but I congratulate your vision in promoted that! Life should be a reward and at Lucky's Market...it is!

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We had a request for a duel birthday party for a grandmother and her grandaughter! I had no clue how to handle this one so we called The Romantics. They did a wonderful job! "Mr. Grinch" and "Sponge Bob Square Pants" for little Violet and La Vie En Rose for Grandma! These guys are a class act!

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We have a very particular crowd here at El Chapo. All of my worries evaporated when the Romantics did their performance. When it was time for background music, they were very classy! When it came time for presentations, we needed them to strike up the band, and did they ever. Nothing but compliments all around. My boss even got up and sang a number with them! My advice is that if you have a corporate event that needs to be just right, call the Romantics and just relax. They've got it!!!

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2018
Nov
10
Private Party
Sarasota, FL
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2018
Dec
15
Christmas Party
Lakeland, FL
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
2019
Feb
18
Private Party
The Villages, FL
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Oct
21
Corporate Function
Sarasota, FL
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2018
Oct
12
Hotel Event
Naples, FL
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
2018
Sep
15
Community Event
Sarasota, FL
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2018
Aug
24
Dinner Dance
Bradenton, FL
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
2018
Jul
29
Corporate Function
Gulfport, FL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Jul
22
Restaurant Event
Gulfport, FL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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