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Ted Hefko's New Orleans Band

Jazz Band from Brooklyn, NY - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$1000 - $5000 per event
We're here to offer a refreshing alternative to the standard wedding band with swinging sets of Jazz, Blues, Dixieland, New Orleans Funk and Roots Rock and we're always happy to add a few of your favorites to add to the list. While we're not a typical Top 40 cover band, we've been known to include covers of Sam Cooke, Van Morrison, Ray Charles, The Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash and The Band - to name a few. Ted Hefko's New Orleans Band consists of myself on Vocals, Sax & Clarinet and Acoustic Guitar along with electric guitar, upright bass, and drums/vocals with the addition of horns and keyboards for larger events.

Ted Hefko and The Thousandaires have three albums of originals entitled, featuring our unique blend of New Orleans Jazz and Roots Rock. Our latest, "Distillations of The Blues" will be available January 2015. We perform regularly at Radegast Biergarden, The Way Station and Bait and Tackle. in Brooklyn. We travel quite frequently throughout the eastern seaboard and gulf coast, so don't hesitate to contact us outside the New York Area. We've brought our unique sound to Lubbick, TX. Tulsa, OK, Charleston, SC, Nashville, TN and Thomas WV to name few! Please "Google Me" for longer video and music samples elsewhere in cyberspace


- We're happy to provide proof of insurance to meet your venue's requirements.

- I'm happy to help with emcee duties, and you're welcome to use our sound system for speeches and toasts

- Gigmasters top Jazz Band in North America 2010!

- We offer classical flute and guitar duets for ceremonies, as well as ethnic wedding dances such as the Hora, on clarinet.
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50+ GigMasters Bookings
2010 - Top Jazz Band

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Ted Hefko and his band were absolutely amazing. Everyone kept asking where did you find them. They preformed an obscure French song for our first dance. More than one person is considering them for their wedding! Thank you Ted so much!

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Without a doubt, one of the best parts of our wedding reception last August was having Ted and his band come up to from Brooklyn. We stumbled upon his listing here and couldn't have been more pleased with the timeliness, accommodation, and professionalism he and his crew showed throughout the event. The band played longer than our agreed upon time, which was great! When asked why, the answer was; "When we're playing to people who appreciate the music, we get into it too!". It is obvious Ted loves his genre and the craft of making music. Were we to do it again, we wouldn't change a thing!

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Ted is very professional with a wonderful voice. He and his four piece band were a great addition to our New Orleans themed cocktail hour. Ted was always available to us prior to the event and the entire band was there early on the day of our wedding. We gave Ted a rough idea of the music we wanted to hear and he put together a terrific set.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2016
Sep
24
Wedding Reception
Philadelphia, PA
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
2015
Aug
8
Cocktail Party
Huntington, NY
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2015
Jul
18
Birthday Party (Adult)
Brooklyn, NY
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2015
Jun
28
Wedding
Ny, NY
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2015
Jun
20
Celebration
Weston, CT
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2015
Jun
12
Wedding Reception
Southold, NY
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
2015
Jun
6
Wedding Reception
Patchogue, NY
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Yes We Can Can
Allen Tousaint
That's Alright Mama
Arthur Cruddup
Cripple Creek
The Band
Ophelia
The Band
Blackbird
The Beatles
In My Life
The Beatles
How Long Blues
Big Bill Broonzy
Don't think Twice
Bob Dylan
Don't Think Twice It's Alright
Bob Dylan
Lay Lady Lay
Bob Dylan
Blues Band
Country Band
Dixieland Band
Funk Band
Jazz Band
Swing Band
Americana Band
Acoustic Band
Roots Band
20s Band
30s Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Ted Hefko's New Orleans Band will also travel to Jamaica, Flushing, Far Rockaway, Arverne, Inwood, Long Island City, Cedarhurst, Lawrence, New York, Valley Stream, Woodmere, Atlantic Beach, Elmont, Floral Park, Hewlett, Glen Oaks, Lynbrook, Malverne, Bronx, East Rockaway, Franklin Square, Hoboken, Jersey City, New Hyde Park, Garden City, Great Neck, Island Park, Long Beach, Oceanside, Paramus.
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