The Artistic Jazz Orchestra (AJO), is a 19 piece jazz band which performs the music of the great big bands of the 1940’s-60’s. AJO takes great pride in authentically recreating this music, and also featuring many new arrangements and compositions.
Artistic Jazz Orchestra Personnel:
Vocalist: Kelly Knowlton
Trumpets: Erik Gimble, John English, Ben Huntoon, Tim Perdue, and Nik Psota
Trombones: John Hall, Matt Ellis, Damian Boyd, Dave Leyerle, and John Walker
Saxophones: Tom Reed, Michael Cox, Byron Rooker, Matt Adams, and Jon Scott Allen
Rhythm: Bassist, Paul Martin; Pianist, Lanny Gooding; and Drummer, Steve Berry.
Listen to AJO’s closing theme song, “Oaxaca.”
In you enjoy the sounds of the great big bands, AJO would be a wonderful choice for any event. The rate for hiring AJO is $2,000 for a local engagement up to three hours (negotiable). Concert rates are available upon request. You can email AJO at firstname.lastname@example.org.