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Road Song

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Overview

  • All round jazz ensemble and solo sax
  • Excellent jazz and Bossa nova and small contemporary repertoire such as All of me, Fly me to the moon and Watermelon Man
  • Perform as a quartet, trio or duo and can supply a solo sax act paying to tracks

Location

The guys are based in Bristol and happy to travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Flexible to suit clients

About this Act

Road Song are an all round jazz ensemble who can booked as a duo, trio or quartet and can also supply a solo saxophonist playing to tracks. The band is always professional and able to guarantee a great service. Fast set-up, can perform indoors or outdoors. The band can provide their own amplification and only need a plug socket for power supply. The band are flexible and can mix up the ensemble line up, dress code, set and playing times, in order to meet the requirements of the client and to ensure that the event is a complete success and enjoyed by all.

The smooth sound of Carlo's saxophone will enhance any party, cocktail reception, wedding or corporate event. With a repertoire covering a variety of styles ranging from Lounge, Chill Out, Smooth Jazz, Funky, Jazz to Bossa Nova and Blues, played over high-quality backing tracks, Carlo will adapt his performance to suit any client's taste.

Carlo has provided entertainment for a variety of different events around the UK, from weddings to corporate events and parties; from background dinner jazz to more upbeat songs. A set list can be tailored to suit any client's needs and can also provide them with a whole variety of line-ups. Carlo can perform as a soloist with backing tracks; he is also available to perform in Duo with a pianist, Trio with piano and double bass, Quartet or Quintet with vocals.

He has performed at several events and parties across the country for prestigious clients such as the Defence Academy of The United Kingdom, BBC, KLM, Air France, the Manor House, Cardiff University, ExCel London, Cardiff Museum, Birmingham Museum. 

Set List

Jazz Standards and Bossa Nova:
All Blues
All of Me
Black Orpheus
Blue Bossa
Body and Soul
Bye Bye Blackbird
Caravan
Cherokee
Days Of Wine and Roses
Fly Me to the Moon
Girl from Ipanema
Have you Met Miss Jones
I Got Rhythm
Just Friends
If I Should Lose You
I'll Remember April
Lover Man
Misty
My Funny Valentine
Night and Day
On Green Dolphin Street
One Note Samba
So What
Softly as a Morning Sunrise
Song for my Father
Stella by Starlight
St. Thomas
Summertime
Take the A Train
What is this Thing Called Love
What’s New

Funk, Contemporary Tunes:
Isn't She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
You Are The Sunshine – Stevie Wonder
Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy - Josef Zawinul
Mo’ Better Blues - The Marsalis Brothers
Road Song - Wes Montgomery
Sunny - Bobby Hebb
The Jody Grind - Horace Silver
The Sidewinder - Lee Morgan
Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock

Lineup

  • Solo saxophone with backing tracks
  • Jazz Duo: - Saxophone and Guitar/Keyboard
  • Jazz Trio: - Saxophone, Piano and Double Bass
  • Jazz Quartet: - Saxophone, Piano, Double Bass and Drums
  • Hammond Trio: - Saxophone, Hammond organ and Drums

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