From a duo to a full eight piece band
The Acker Jazztet makes your occasion special with great upbeat, swinging jazz! Whether you’re looking for traditional early jazz, Mardi Gras, Dixieland, New Orleans, swing, jazz standards or a mix of these styles, this jazz ensemble is hand-picked to provide the finest professional musicians for the jazz genre of your choice. The ensemble can perform as a duo or a full seven to eight piece band. Let the Acker Jazztet provide the perfect music for your concert performances, grand openings, festivals, church functions, school assemblies, weddings, life celebrations, dinner parties, or your backyard picnics!
These Denver jazz veterans will bring to your event an exciting musical experience sure to please the dancer or the listener at your events. Some standard tunes performed by this group include Sweet Georgia Brown, Basin Street Blues, Saints Go Marching In, Tuxedo Junction, In the Mood, My Funny Valentine, Stardust, Take the “A” Train, or Stompin’ at the Savoy. The Acker Jazztet commonly perform selections made famous by jazz musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, and Duke Ellington.
Lance Acker leads the ensemble with over 30 years of experience in the Denver jazz scene. Musicians rounding out the ensemble will vary depending on the jazz genre. All members of this jazz ensemble are professional musicians who enjoy working together to entertain you!
Whether a festive or somber celebration, the Acker Jazztet will provide the appropriate live music to fit the occasion. Each member takes pride in being a professional musician, enjoying what they do, and are serious about their music. The Acker Jazztet will provide the perfect music for your special occasion!
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