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The A-1 Artists Agency WILL find the right music for your event.
Large & small bands, solo artists, duos, trios - most styles.


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"The cream of L.A.'s vast Jazz and Blues talent pool" -JazzWorld
"These guys are really good" -Morrie @ Bernstein wedding.

Matt Roberts A-1 References include:

DaVinci Days Festival
July 18, 19, 20 - 2003
Band: The Children of the Revolution
Location: Oregon State University, Corvalis, Oregon
Contact: Jane Stevens 541 757-6363
email: Jane Stevens <>
Raves for COTR on this one! World Class!!

Corporate Party @ California Mart, Los Angeles, CA.
7/19: Cal Green & Doug Legacy , Hiromi Funahashi and Masakazu Yoshizawa & KokinGumi, Liang Ji Moran, Darrel Sims String Ensemble, Eldad Tarmu & his New Age Vibes.
7/20: Jessie & The Raindogs, Flying South Latin Jazz Ensemble, Matt Roberts Quartet, Howlett Smith Ensemble Boogie Knights, Preston Smith Group, .
Band on 10/10/01: Howlett Smith & Friends (Jazz)
Band on 01/18/02: Jazz Ensemble & String Quartet, TBA
Contact: Olden Clanahan, Event Coordinator
214 655-6276 (Dallas); fax 214 655-6161

Casablanca Jazz Festival - Espace TORO - Casablanca du 9 au 12 mai 2001
First Annual Festival de Jazz de Casablanca, Maroc
Bands: Eldad Tarmu; Cal Green; Doug Legacy; Sweet Baby Jai
Location: Espace TORO
Bd Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdelah
Casablanca, Maroc
Contact: Nasser Laraki J'écris en français

Never Felt No Blues - B.J. Sharp J. PAUL GETTY TRUST
Very LARGE Staff Party @ J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.
Bands: The Teddy Edwards Quintet (Jazz)
B.J. Sharp & The HuzzBand (Blues)
Mickey Champion (Blues)
Cornell Joseph & The Soul Ensemble (R&B)
Contact: Boneshia Perry, Event Coordinator
310 440-6578; fax 310 440-7727
J. Paul Getty Trust
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 440-7300

Senator Tom Daschle Party
Band: Los Lobos (standing in for the late Tito Puente)
When: Aug 14, 2000
Location: The Conga Room, Los Angeles, CA
Contact: Cappy Magar (Dallas, Tx) or Sen Daschle's office in Washington D.C. Call A-1 for contact #'s.

(Mongoose) Mongoose
LARGE Christmas Party
Band: Mongoose
Location: Fais Do-Do Ballroom, Los Angeles
Contact: Chuck (Constantine) Tsiamis :
VS Media Inc.
Calabasas, CA 91302
310 666-9717; fax 818 880-9022

LARGE Staff Party @ MDR Hotel, Marina Del Rey
Band: My Generation (Top 40/Jazz, Cocktail)
Contact: Bob Ralls, x226, or Susie x217@
323 295-4555

Women's City Club of Pasadena
Entertainer: Howlett Smith vocals/piano
Also many Corporate Events over nine years.
Contact: Lydia Gonzalez @ Disney Corporate Communications (Burbank).
818 560-5300

Bogenberger 80th BIRTHDAY PARTY
Private Party in West Hills, CA
Band: Dixieland Jazz w/ members of Titanics, Hot Frogs, Harry James band.
Contact: Mike Bogenberger
818 704-4908

Corporate party @ La Valencia Hotel, La Jolla
Band: Howlett Smith Duo
Contact: Heather Thompson-Gordon
(949) 225-2520

TURBODYNE - Carpenteria, CA
Pvt. Party in Calabasas - Home of Leon & Julie Nowak
Band: Howlett Smith Trio
Contact: Karen Kleinwort @ Turbodyne
805 684-4551 needs update, Turbodyne moved to Carpenteria
or fax: 818 593-2284

Corporate Partys @ various hotels.
Bands: Reality Check (Jazz) @ Beverly Hills Hotel.
Michael Whitaker Group (Jazz, Swing) @ Four Seasons Hotel.
Contact: Rose Sadler @ 323 468-4400

Preston Smith JeTECH SYSTEMS
Company Picnic @ Local Park.
Band: Lousiana "Guitar" Red Blues Band
Contact: Heather Toma @ 805 383-2828 x134
Look for tape/CD Nobody Knows.

4th of July Pool Party @ Tennis & Swim Center
Band: ØØ SPY CAR (Original guitar twang speghetti western surf hula jazz)
(aka: Double Naught Spy Car & wuz Pink Floyd the Barber)
Contact: Greg Johnson, Director of Parks & Recreation
818 878-4225
Look for CD Comb in Blue Water on emusic .

Wedding @ Wrigley Mansion, Avalon, Catalina Island
Band: Big Town Seven (Jump Swing)
Contact: Marisa Lackey
213 856-2776

Wedding reception @ a Fresno Country Club.
Band: Big Town Seven (Jump Swing)
Contact: Andrew or Whitney @ 323 876-5711

Wedding reception in Hollywood Hills, CA
Band: Cal Green Quartet (Blues, R&B & Jazz)
Contact: Duke Weiss @ 310 204-4886
Rena Weiss, wk/fax: 818 753-4635
Look for Cal's CD White Pearl on emusic. Cal Green wrote the songs, plays guitar and sings.

Wedding Anniversary Party in Brentwood
Band: My Generation
Contact: Joe Molina
800 733-6676; 213 936-3806 x3215

Clive & Julie Bridgewater
Richardsons Anniversary party @ Bridgewater estate.
Band: The Titanics (Dixieland Jazz)
Contact: Clive @ 213 650-0740; 310 552-7281

Peggy Zimmerman
Corporate party @ Utopia
Band: My Generation
Contact: Ms. Zimmerman @ 310 537-7100 x245

Veritta Roberson
Pvt. party for doctor @ Roberson home.
Band: Reality Check (Jazz)
Contact: Ms. Roberson 310 410-2814

Rob & Tiffany Martinez
Housewarming party @ Whitley Heights estate.
Band: Gashouse Dave & The Hardtails
Contact: Rob of Tiffany @ 213 851-4803

Demi Moore A-1 Artists are now being called for Movie and TV work:


Burbank, CA
Contact: Carl Joy, Ajay or Franklin
WB TV series, "Party of Five"
Band: The Alice Lee String Quartet
Band: Salvation Army "Choir"
Disney TV show: 11yr old violin player.
Contact: Call A-1 for contact & phone number @ Central.

“The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs.
There's also a negative side.” - Hunter S. Thompson

Award Statuette Al Pacino

MORE Club, Corporate & Film Refs


Parties, Club/Band bookings, Sideline, SAG/Aftra work include:
Titanic, Armeggedon, Wag the Dog, 6 Days 7 Nights, Jackie Brown, Devil in the Blue Dress, Dracula, Erotica, The Big Lebowski, Encino Man, Die Hard (Willis party), Beverly Hills Cop, Sunset, Coming Home, Rocky 2, Grease, CHPs, Charlies Angels, as well as, Back to the Beach, Baywatch, 90210, Dynasty, Dallas, Airwolf, Airplane, Love Boat, Hill St. Blues, L.A. Law, and Commercial's: Miller Light, Chili's, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Chevy, American Airlines, M. Jackson's Pepsi crew, not to mention numerous warm-up shows (sitcoms/talkshows) wrap parties, movie premiere parties, Acadamy Award, Emmy, Grammy shows/parties, and many more black tie affairs, tee-shirt family picnics, cool casuals, classic cocktail parties and soirees for the rich & famous......and not. Word of mouth (and our Rolodex) keeps us busy. Call us for phone #'s of contacts.



Beth Oliver (Hollywood Athletic Club, Leadbelly's),
Jack Rudy (Hollywood Athletic Club, Who's Cool in America.)
Call for phone #'s


Saul Davis @ B.B. King's Blues Club, 818 622-5464
Steve Yablok @ Cafe-Club Fais Do-Do (VS Media Xmas Party, Devil in the Blue Dress, Miller Light, Ed TV), 213 931-4636
Barbara Sterling @ Cockatoo Club (featured in film "Jackie Brown"), 619 729-2493
Ara Agajanian, Utopia (Long Beach), 310 432-7202

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