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Alternative Rock

Bloodpit

Tampere, Finland
Alternative Rock Originals
Finnish rockers have it all and kick total ass! U.S. bands take notice, these guys beat American headbangers at own game. Looks, songs, attitude. Superstars soon. Play L.A. late April, early May 2006.

Breed 77

Gibralter
Alternative Rock Originals
Morocco meets Manchester, Zuni meets Zeppelin, these boys rock. Multi influence but have original ideas...flamenco & rock & sufi's. Call for info.

Double Naught Spy Car

formerly PinkFloyd theBarber, Silverlake, CA
Alternative Rock Originals
"Unique, original, highly evocative." Jazz/Surf, Roots Noir, Spaghetti Western instrumentals. Is it Rock? Jazz? Twisted? Listen 4 yourself!

Kicking HAROLD

Los Angeles, CA
Alternative Rock Originals
Kicking Harold kicks ass.....period. Witty, sexy pwr trio has been 'round the block & ready 2 rock w/ first class vocals, tunes, trks. Major deal pending.

Reamonn

Berlin, Germany
Alternative Rock Originals
Irish lad moves to Berlin and makes good. Josephene & Supergirl doing well. Band is touring to support third CD. Ck. out Beautiful Sky. Call for info.

Vera Cruz

St. Alban's, England
Alternative Rock Originals
Call 4 info

Blues

Cal GREEN

Los Angeles, CA
Blues Covers and Originals
RIP Cal Green: Born June 22, 1935 in Liberty, Texas; Died July 4, 2004, Lake View Terrace, CA. Blues, Jazz & Soul guitarist/vocalist/songwriter passed away July 4 from heart failure. Originally from Houston, Texas, he played with Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, recorded the original "Twist" played with many great blues, jazz and r&b artists. Made his home in L.A. since the '60s. Last CD "White Pearl". Video interviews, performances available. He will be very much missed.

Jessie PAYO & The Raindogs

Burbank, CA
Electric Blues Covers and Originals
Recent Billboard song contest winner in Blues catagory. Young & strong! This lady has soul, power and looks. Blues, R&B, originals and covers in her dynamic set. Future star is a sure showstopper. Book Jessie.

Kevin Russell

Los Angeles, CA
Electric Blues Covers and Originals
This former 707 guitarist does it all: Blues, Jazz and Steve Vai style arena rock guitar pyrotechnics. Knock yer socks off rock chops. He needs to play stadiums. You can have him for your special event. Soft Jazz, Blues or Rock.

Lightning RED

Houston, TX
Electric Blues Covers and Originals
Lightning Red Hot Texas Blues

Little Jonny & The Giants

San Francisco, CA
Blues Covers and Originals
Smokin' good time w/ versatile blues/roots/2nd line pro party stoppers.

The Johnny Hawthorn Band

L.A./Hawthorne, CA
Electric Blues Covers and Originals
Blues artist Hawthorn is L.A. local favorite, can cross over to rock, country, blues rock at a flip of the Fender. See live at Cinema Bar, The Gig, others TBA.

Childrens

Aunt June

Stories for children and those who love 'em.
Childrens Originals
Funny and witty with heart, stories with life lessons.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Classic Rock

Hybrid

Los Angeles, CA
Modern Covers Covers and Originals
Versatile 4-piece R&B band for any occasion can play over 300 cover tunes and will rock the house.

SuperFunk Fantasy

Los Angeles, CA
Modern Covers Covers
This versatile group will get the party started and keep your guests dancin' til dawn,...then they'll play some ballads. People will talk about your event for months.

The Inner Limits

Southern CA
Classic Rock Covers
Classic 60's Rock! Tight rhythm section, fine vocals. See & hear audio/video on site.

The Surf City Allstars

Malibu, CA
Oldies Originals
David Logeman (Jan&Dean, Frank Zappa, The Beach Boys), Don Raymond (The Ventures, Jan&Dean), Matt Jardine (Beach Boys, Wilson/Philips, Jan&Dean), Gary Griffin (Beach Boys, Brian Wilson), and Philip Bardowell (Beach Boys). This band has toured for years with the biggest names in Surf Music and is man for man the greatest surf and beach party band around! You now have the option of adding Surf Music Legends: Original Beach Boy Al Jardine, Dean Torrence of Jan&Dean, and/or Beach Boy David Marks to perform at your next event!

Classical

Alice Yerin Lee String Quartet

Northridge, CA
Solos, Duos, Trios, String Quartets
Young players are really good and a bargain to boot. TV credits and lots of weddings for Northridge grads.

Angel City Brass

Los Angeles, CA
Wedding Music
Classical standards or heavenly holiday carols, this versatile ensemble will brighten your special event. Pro brass ensemble knows all your favorites. Well known pros w/ refs, style & grace.

Philip Poe Epstein

Los Angeles, CA
Wedding Music Covers and Originals
A virtuoso of both classical and flamenco styles, Philip is recognized for his expressive musicality and technical precision. This award winning artist developed his flamenco technique while performing with troupes such as Tri-O-Le and Rudolfo Escalante.

Suzy KATAYAMA String Quartet

Los Angeles, CA
Solos, Duos, Trios, String Quartets
A true pro w/ pro players. Oscars, Grammys, major orchestra & film credits.

Composers

Adriana FIGUEROA

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Composers Originals
Lovely classically trained lady has hot tangos, classical quartets, avant garde and songs in Espanol for children. Audio clips/CD (Spanish) available. Real talent and very versatile.

Andersen Viana

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Composers Originals
Award winning composer willing to re-locate for proper project. Classical, traditional, modern styles for film/ orchestra.

Country

I See Hawks In L.A.

Echo Park, CA
Country Covers and Originals
Duane Eddy, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Ry Cooder & Roy Smeck move to L.A. and play "Nashville/Hawaiian Noir" guitar from Echo Park. Smokin' Holmes.

Ethnic

Bei Bei

Los Angeles/San Diego, CA
Ethnic Originals
Bei Bei is a Gu Zheng (Chinese Zither) virtuoso. Bei Bei is a multi-award winner of many national and international competitions such as the 1993 National Chinese Instruments Competition and the 1999 College Students Art Festival in Beijing. She has been collaborating with musicians from different genres such as Jazz, Alternative, Rock, New Age, Hip-Hop, and dancers. Bei Bei has been featured as an instrumentalist and composer at Revolution 626, the Chinese Moon Festival Concert, Knitting Factory Hollywood, Irvine Barclay Theater, UC Irvine Claire Trevor Theater, Ford Amphitheater, and more.

Inca - The Peruvian Ensemble

Los Angeles, CA
Ethnic
Well known Peruvian folklorico troupe will bring unique latin culture to your event.

Masakazu Yoshizawa & Kokin-Gumi

Los Angeles, CA
Ethnic Covers and Originals
World Class Shakahachi master. Solo, or w/ Koto Ensemble, for film or Event.

Jazz

Angel City Dixieland Band

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Standards Covers
Dixieland Jazz, or standard swingin' straight ahead Jazz. Back yard banquets, cocktails, weddings or corporate party or picnic, these pros promise to make your event a memorable special event. Great refs.

DRAGANA

West Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Standards Covers and Originals
Smooth, soulful jazz standards and originals. Lovely young lady listens to your requests. Past clients impressive, including Lowe's and European & Asian resorts.

Eldad TARMU

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Originals
"One of the finest up-and-coming vibraphonists on the jazz scene...both on recording and in live performances..." -Scott Yanow. Very busy vibe man available for your classy, swingin' soiree.

Ernie ANDREWS

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Covers and Originals
Legendary jazz vocalist with personality to burn. Received standing ovations for every tune he sang at recent Dorothy Chandler Pavillion concert. Voted in Top 10 all time greatest male jazz singers.

Henry FRANKLIN

Riverside, CA
Jazz Covers and Originals
Well known bassist Henry "The Skipper" Franklin has long list of "name" credits...also 8 CD's of his own. Sample his latest.

Hot Frogs

San Fernando Valley, CA
Dixieland Jazz Covers and Originals
Members of world class Dixieland Jazz band available.

Howlett Smith (SMITTY)

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Standards Covers and Originals
Style & class...knows 100's of songs, originals & American songbook. A Westside regular.

Jumpin' Joz Band

Los Angeles, CA
Jump Swing Covers
Jump Swing Band w/ lady singer, hot horns, swing dance beat.

Just Q

Warsaw, Poland
Jazz Covers and Originals
You don't have be able to pronounce their names to enjoy the music from these world class jazz players. We have booked gutarist Chris Wolinski in another group and got great feedback. Outstanding jazz artists.

Kneebody

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Originals
Original jazz can be soft or forceful, smooth or edgy, and they can play your favorite standards too.

Matt ROBERTS Group

Los Angeles, CA
Fusion Jazz Covers and Originals
Young guitarist/composer Matt Roberts leads ensemble of musicians destined to influence the local Los Angeles jazz scene with their forceful and sensitive compositions. Matt is the future of L.A. and American guitar jazz. Great chops, soulful & compositionally mature beyond his years. Ck out CD.

Night Bloomin' Jazzmen

San Fernando Valley, CA
Dixieland Jazz Covers and Originals
World class dixieland jazz.

Norton WISDOM

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Originals
Performance painter Norton Wisdom works with musical ensembles and spontaneously paints images that capture the essence of the moment. You must see this unique and original artist perform live with band to appreciate his talent.

Preston SMITH

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Standards Covers and Originals
The seasoned blues/jazz entertainer is an amazing singer, guitar player and showman. He's got "Something for everybody" according to a local critic. Solo, or with his excellent band. Club regular.

Rat Pack Tribute

Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV
Jazz Standards Covers
Drinkin'-Singin'-Swingin' -The show is a light musical comedy tribute that immediately transports audiences back to the days when great swaggering talent - song, dance and comedy ruled the stage. It's as timeless as a martini, a tuxedo or a diamond ring. No white tigers, no pyrotechnics, no disappearing Cessna plane - just raw talent and a camaraderie that gives the audience a sense that they have been given a rare opportunity to peek in on a great party.

Sandra BOOKER

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Covers and Originals
Classy jazz seductress w/ incredible pipes & soul is critics darling, fans favorite. Scats ala Ella on standards and originals. Talented band backs up beauty.

Saskia LAROO

Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Fusion Jazz Covers and Originals
Lovely trumpet lady plays jazz, be-bop or standards, or funky dance grooves. Backed by seasoned pros. Recorded and played with Teddy Edwards and other greats. Available for Europe, Asia, or USA, Dubai....?

Spanky WILSON

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Covers and Originals
Recently relocated from Paris, France, this well known world class international jazz chanteuse is hotter than an L.A. heatwave. Available for concerts, festivals and large events.

Sweet Baby JAI

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Covers and Originals
Lady Jazz & Blues singer with exceptional style & chops, not to mention looks. Standards, originals, smooth or funky. Major talent, she's a headliner and showstopper.

The Joel Penner Sextet

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Covers and Originals
Blazing hot jazz band recently signed new record deal. Hear them yourself online, or at your special event or living room.

The New West Guitar Quartet

Los Angeles, CA
Jazz Covers and Originals
Ensemble guitars. Great for any event. These kids are the future of jazz. 4 guitars. Really good. Young & strong & touring to get schooled in LIVE performance. Can play all styles, but shine on jazz originals. They're gonna get even better. Scary. CD available on site.

The World Strings Trio

Warsaw, Poland
Jazz
Best of Euro Jazz. Guitar, Bass & Violin virtuosos play hot American jazz standards. Django/Grappelli sets are stunning and they each have own group. Video/audio available. They are looking for work in U.S. We booked them in Switzerland and WST got RAVE reviews.

Titanics

San Fernando Valley, CA
Dixieland Jazz Covers and Originals
Members of world class Dixieland Jazz band available.

Latin

Adriana FIGUEROA

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Latin Originals
More romantic than the intense Libertango, this piece is sultry and flirtatious. "My tangos combine traditional romantic elements with a contemporary vision of style "-Adriana Figueroa

Bob DESENA

Silverlake, CA
Latin Covers and Originals
World class LATIN Jazz a la Tito Puente. Sizzling Cubano Salsa, Roberto will keep your event moving. Many A-1 refs.

Yamila (y Familia)

Havana, Cuba - Los Angeles, CA
Salsa Covers and Originals
Hot Latin Salsa, traditional Cuban soul, or classical guitar, this group does it all very well. Brother Yalil has first class recording studio too. See under "Others".

R&B

Blowin' Smoke & The Smokettes

Los Angeles, CA
Old School R&B Covers
Old school Rhythm & Blues review w/ horns, sexy gal singers will keep the room smokin'.

Jessie PAYO

Los Angeles, CA
R&B Originals
Blues, R&B, Rock, originals and covers, this talented young singer/actress is a showstopper. Look for new CD. Billboard winner will amaze & delight you.

Kazz

Los Angeles, CA
R&B Originals
Brother's got it goin' on. Ck. out "Everyday People" featured A-1 track from your main caucasion. Smooth original soul/R&B for lovers, x-bangers, and dancers.

Kevin CHANDLER

Chicago, IL
R&B Originals
An R&B artist of uncomprimising quality, spirit and energy. A truly original artist, writer and producer. Innervisions meets Quincy Jones. CD pSOUL pSYCHEDELIA is a modern classic.

Khaliah

Los Angeles, CA
R&B Covers and Originals
Originals or Aretha, old school or new, smooth grooves, modern R&B, this lady has voice, looks, hot band, new CD, strong performer w/vocal chops to spare. She will compliment your small or large party, event, wedding, concert. A future star.

Side EFFECT

featuring Augie JOHNSON
Old School R&B Covers
A Cappella R&B & Doo-Wop for your street corner or grand soiree. Great for events large and small, these proven professionals have a long list of happy clients, incl: Disneyland, others. Call A-1 for samples/info.

The Miracles

Hollywood, CA
Old School R&B Originals
The Miracles w/ or w/out Smokey are still the real deal. They can do all their great hits and never miss a beat. Smokey may be available if you've got the goods.

Tony La Mar

Pasadena, CA
Old School R&B Covers
Real deal old school R&B from seasoned pro. A regular at L.A. eateries and nightspots, Tony can perfom as solo, duo or trio, however, thanks to technology, he always sounds like a larger group.

Techno Dance

ZeetBABA

Los Angeles, NY, Amsterdam & Paris
Techno Dance Originals
Electronic, Techno, Disco House Dance for clubs, backgrounds & movie/tv soundtracks. Music to spec.

Urban/Hip Hop

Speedy K - Power Mixer

Urban/Hip Hop
PWR106fm & 103.1fm DJ mixes hip-hop, trance, old school, techno, more. Killer dance trks. for parties, clubs.

That Calvary

St. Louis, MO
Urban/Hip Hop Originals
Edgy Urban Grooves & Rap from St. Louis. Parental guide.

World

Children of the Revolution

Seattle, WA
World Originals
The World's Music & Dance Onstage! Talented World Rock group (7-17 artists) provide authentic traditional & original music, dance (& more) provide psycho/spiritual healing thru music/dance. Call A-1 for information.

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley

Ghana, West Africa & Westwood, CA
World Originals
"The Warrior of Afrikan Music" composes, sings, arranges fat lyrical grooves. Dance or just trip.

La Cat

Venus & Venice CA
Reggae Covers and Originals
Mystic entertainer of 21st century. Sexy reggae singer/dancer exudes hypnotic rasta soul.

Mongoose

Venice, CA
Reggae Originals
Original Reggae with MONSTER groove. SUPERSONGS & vocals in 3 languages. MUST MOVE w/ MONGOOSE!

Zydeco/Cajun, New Orleans Style

Donna Angelle & the Zydeco Posse

New Orleans, LA
Zydeco/Cajun, New Orleans Style Covers and Originals
Call A-1 about this group and we will send .mp3 files. Myspace site on the way.

Doug LEGACY

Silverlake, CA
Zydeco/Cajun, New Orleans Style Covers and Originals
Doug plays/sings Zydeco, Cajun, Blues & Jazz. Solo or w/ Zydeco Party Band, a great New Orleans style group. Also, does blues and jazz covers solo or w/ band.

Eddie BAYTOS & The Nervis Brothers

Los Angeles, CA
Zydeco/Cajun, New Orleans Style Covers and Originals
New Orleans Style, Cajun/Zydeco/2nd Line. Eddie hires members of Meters, Neville Bros, Mavericks, Tower of Power, Rod Stewart Horns. Great party band.

Lisa Haley & The Zydecats

Los Angeles, CA
Zydeco/Cajun, New Orleans Style Covers and Originals
Catch Zydecosis if you dare, but you may never stop dancing. Major talent recently licensed songs for movies, getting air play. Amazing version of Shenandoah.

Theo and the Zydeco Patrol

San Diego, CA
Zydeco/Cajun, New Orleans Style Covers and Originals
World class Zydeco will get you dancin' and cravin' crawfish.

...and More

A-1 Video

Los Angeles, CA
See & hear videos of a few of our A-1 Artists on YouTube...more to come.

Dr. Sam & The Managed Care Blues Band

Orlando, FL
Opthamologist Dr. Sam has a managed approach to music. Comedy for medical conventions, corporate events.

Holiday Brass

Los Angeles, CA
Holiday music and classical brass for any occassion. Perfect for a special Christmas party!

Humanitas Winery

Drink Charitably
Good wine, good cause. Inspired owner Judd Wallenbrock donates wine profits to charity. Try the new Cabernet or Merlot!!

Intern-Agent-A&R Reps

Los Angeles, CA ; New York, NY
$$$ Work from home and make $$$ booking our world class bands and musicians for corporate events, clubs, concerts. Must be a music lover w/ outstanding verbal communication & internet skills. Sell me: 818 888-1030 lv msg.

JaMES aRT

JaZZ aRT by James Allen. Visual Jazz and not expensive.

Mr. Lucky

West Hills, CA
Available for film/tv. Canine SuperStar began life as homeless street mutt hanging out at mid city blues club begging scraps from cooks and customers. Rescued, moved to Valley, re-invented as smart, superhound w/looks & charisma. Woof!

Norton WISDOM

Malibu, CA
Performance painter Norton Wisdom works with musical ensembles and spontaneously paints images that capture the essence of the moment. You must see this unique and original artist perform live with band to appreciate his talent.

RYCY Recording Studio

Burbank, CA
Very nice studio in Burbank run by a family of outstanding Cuban musicians. Excellent sound, reasonably priced.

SidelineVideo

Los Angeles, CA
Sport video with a passion. Highlight reels, custom videography and editing. Many clips on Rivals.com. Football, basketball, soccer, skateboard, snowboard, bmx, surfing. Get your skills on a personalized DVD.

Studio 116

Los Angeles, CA
Studio 116 Corp. is a Sound Equipment, AudioVisual Rental & Production Company. We provide complete Gear & Equipment for Concerts, Corporate Events, Weddings, Conventions, Parties etc.(PA systems, Sound reinforcement, Video Projectors, Screens, Stage & Event Lights, Video Camera etc)

The Ugly Clothing Company

Malibu, CA
Cool beachwear for hot surfers, skateboarders, or just plain folk. Order online from his new cutting-edge surf store.

TidelineVideo

Malibu, CA
Surfing videos & more.

WEDDINGS

USA, EUR, AFRICA, ASIA
The "Most Special Event" of all deserves the finest music. Please consider A-1 Artists....many have.

West Valley Video

West Hills, CA
Corporate & commercial video, PSA's. Clients include Disney and City of Los Angeles.

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