Boutique Bands

The Moonglow Trio

Whether it's a wedding, birthday, anniversary or holiday celebration, their warm acoustic sound will provide the perfect ambience. The Moonglow ensemble mixes and mashes the Great American Songbook, Gypsy jazz, vintage and contemporary pop, Classical music, Latin, and Country and Western, to create a soulful, relaxed, al fresco atmosphere to infuse your event with an air of  sophistication and bring a smile to your heart.

Versatility is key to The Moonglow ensemble, who can function as background entertainers or featured artists, with vocals or strictly instrumental. There are several personnel configurations available to suit your budget. 

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David Miotke Trio

This remarkable Trio consisting of piano, upright bass and drums, is well versed in styles as varied as Jazz, American Songbook, Latin (including Tango), Italian and French. 

The Trio is fronted by David Miotke, who performs throughout Northern California with special engagements in the Napa Valley Wine Country. He is a long-time member of the San Francisco Medicine Ball Musical Family and a regular performer at the famous North Beach Caffe Trieste. He is the pianist at Oakland's Plymouth Church of Jazz & Justice and freelances all over the Bay Area to play and sing at private parties, weddings, and other events.

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The Baker Lane Duo

John Simon on Piano and Anne Lerner Wright on Cello combine to provide a great choice for your modern wedding or corporate event.  The ensemble is equally adept at pop or classical.

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Matt Eakle Duo and Trio

Since the beginning of his professional career in 1976, Matt has performed in rock and jazz bands as well as symphonic, ballet and opera orchestras.

the Matt Eakle Duo and Trio are known both as consummate jazz improvisers, and interpreters of classical masterpieces.  Both ensembles are equally adept with playing classical or jazz. The Duo consists of Flute and Guitar, and the Trio adds a bass to the mix.

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Trio Davide

Trio Davide is a popular Bay Area ensemble group featuring a unique blend of traditional and contemporary Italian music with a mix of popular Americana. Dazzling audiences of all sizes and persuasions through out Northern California, they perform authentic Italian standards and arias exclusively, or any combination of the Great American Songbook with lots of personality and flair from around the world.

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Allegro Picante

Guitarist Eric Symons leads this group that mixes Flamenco, Jazz and Brazilian influences.  Performing a tasty blend of rhythm and Latin soul, Allegro Picante is available as a guitar duo, or trio with Barry Shiffman who plays percussion, sax and flute.  Other options are with jazz bass, a quartet with added rhythm guitar, or as a quintet with added Latin Percussion. Music by Paco de Lucia, Otmar Leibert, Gypsy Kings, Jobim, as well as American Jazz Standards. This group has opened for Cleo Lane, and has appeared at Auction Napa Valley, and in concert throughout the Bay Area.

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The Saddle Cats

The Saddle Cats are a Western Swing pocket orchestra that is enlivening Cowboy and Western Music with infectious joy and high spirits. With a repertoire that draws from the rich tapestry of traditional American music, this four-piece ensemble embraces the worlds of swing, cowboy ballads, blues, Tin Pan Alley, honky-tonk, string band music, polka and just about any traditional style under the sun.

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Rick Heizman Trio/Quartet

Rick Heizman is a popular San Francisco Bay guitarist whose Trio and Quartet (bass, cello, guitar, violin and more) cover everything from classical to light jazz and pop.  

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