The East Coast Jazz Band was formed by trombonist/guitarist Tomás Power in
2003. The band performs regularly at events and festivals througout Ireland
and has been booked by Diageo to perform at the Cork Guinness Jazz festival
every year since 2003. The band performs a selective mix of upbeat “popular”
Jazz from the 1920’s onwards. Dixieland, ragtime and trad Jazz styles are
performed and the feelgood factor is an important aspect within the bands
repertoire. The band can be booked as a two piece right up to 7 piece to
include: sax/clarinet,trumpet, trombone,guitar, piano, double bass, drums.
Several of the bands musicians are also fine vocalists.
Special occasions covered (2hr gig):
21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, Wedding
Years performing: More than 10 years
Type of music played: Popular Trad Jazz
Sample song list:
Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Ella
Fitzgerald, Bobby Darin, Kenny Ball, The dukes of Dixieland, Van Morrison,
Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, The Champs, Antonio Carlos, Louis Jordan,
Glen Miller, Sammy Davis jnr
Interact with crowd: Yes
Various venues at Cork jazz Festival, Doonbeg Jazz Festival, Bray Jazz
Festival, Ballydehob jazz Fextival. Edinburagh Jazz Festival.
Venues last 6 mths.:
Ballydehob Jazz festival – 4 venues. McCreddin Brooklodge hotel. Laurels Pub
Clondalkin. Phelans pub Aughrim. The Pigs Tale Restaurant, Gorey. Abbeyleix
manor hotel. Ardmore pattern festival main stage.
Instruments played: Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Drums
Acoustic gig: Yes
All instruments, Yamaha desk/pa, Lighting rig, stage wear(waistcoats, dickey
4 Beat sensitive coloured lights on stand.
Break/Interval music: Yes