Ja-Funk - Jazz Band | USA, Rhode Island(no reviews)
Based In: USA, Rhode Island
Fees: $3000.00 to 5000.00
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What do you get when you see Ja-Funk live? An eclectic blend of soulful and funkifed grooves with influence’s of pop & rock.
When they’re not throwing down that greasy groove, they’re giving you a bluesy and smooth swinging experience. Overflowing with tasty piano and organ solos, super funky bass riffs and Sax solos that will blow your mind.
SB4 has incredibly compelling melodies and is fun to watch. With Seth’s crazy banter, you never know what is going to happen next, this band is not to be missed.
Sample Set List
• Lovely day
• Grazing in the grass
• No more blues (chegue de saude)
• Freddy the freeloader
• Watermelon man
• Pas de tois
• Shaker song
• Burning down the house
• Strasbourg st denis
• All over again
• Tune 88
Stevie Wonder Medley
Ja-Funk has traveled around the world, performing from the USA/Canada to Europe, Asia and the middle east. Sharing the stage at festivals and concerts with artists such as Jeff Hamilton, Dee Daniels, Claudio Roditi, Freddy Cole, Pete Barbutti, Houston Person, Henry Johnson, Tom Scott Quintet, Jonny Mandel and many more!
This immensely talented group is the result of 4 talented musicians coming together for the single goal of enhancing your event, festival, club and casinos. With over a decade of experience, Ja-Funk can cover any genre of Jazz, funk, soul, and fusion, from the 20’s righ ... t up to today’s contemporary/smooth jazz sound. Whether your event requires quiet formal dinner music, or a high-energy performance sure to keep every guest in the house moving. This group truly specializes in creating the perfect mood for any desired setting.
We have been playing house gigs over seas and cruise ships for over 12 years. We know how to read a crowd take requests and deliver the WOW factor!
Ja-Funk: Client Testimonials and Endorsements
“Working closely with Seth and his band in Hong Kong for an extended contract was great. They arrived two days before Christmas and played 6 nights a week thru June. Seth was very easy to work with and is very accommodating. No matter what is asked of Seth he delivered. Best bandleader I have ever worked with!”
Antoine Melon Food & Beverage Director Mandarin Oriental Hotel Hong Kong
“We had Seth and his band at the Nantucket golf club for an entire season. They brought new life to the NGC. Very professional to work with. I would wo ... rk with Seth anytime in the future.”
Dean Lavoie, Food & Beverage Director, Nantucket Golf Club
“I loved working with Seth & Jane all summer. They were understating to our clients needs as far as the volume went. When I needed them to bring it down, they didn’t even bat an eye. Their sound was consistent night after night.”
Susan Handy, The Chanticleer, Nantucket Island
“We had such an incredible time at our wedding reception at Jetties Beach do in part to Seth and his band. Everyone is still raving about you guys! Words cannot express enough how much you made our night so special.”
Brian Conroy and Heidi Weddendorf
“You guys were awesome and we truly appreciate you changing your repertoire for our charter dance cruise, and taking requests all week long.”
Jackie Reynolds, Dancing at Sea
“I had the pleaser of working with Seth and his band (Ja-Funk) for 3 contracts on the Oasis of the Seas. Seth and his band filled the Jazz On 4 venue on a nightly basis, we’ve never had a jazz group that was able to do this. Seth always pushed his band to the limits, learning new material. I never had to worry about Seth or his venue, I wish we could get them back.”
Gary Morris Music Director Oasis of the Seas
“Thanks again for a great night at our screenwriters tribute at the Sconset Casino. You really set the tone of our cocktail hour, and post awards show.”
Jill & Jonathan Burkhart, Nantucket Film Festival
“The East Providence Park and Recreation Committee would like to extend an official thank you to you for playing at our summer concert series event this year.”
Diane Sullivan, City of East Providence Parks and Rec.
“You put on a fabulous performance, everyone is still talking about your band. Can’t wait to have you back next year!”
Jose Figuereo Jimenez, Lawrence Jazz Festival.
“We had a ball - Thanks to the Seth Burkhart & Ja-Funk. The music selection was great, the sound was great and our people loved it. Seth, your interaction with the crowd was great and you took requests all night long. Ive had nothing but great feedback about you guys. So thanks for a memorable night.”
Chris Taylor - IBM
“Ja-Funk performed the perfect mix of soft jazz during cocktail and dinner. Then they played very danceable contemporary jazz, and kept all ages entertained!”
Sam Morris, Special Events Coordinator - IKEA
“Ja-Funk, helped elevate our company holiday party from good to GREAT! From our first discussion about hiring them through the end of the party, Seth was professional and made me feel at ease. The rest of the group were true pros as well. Our guests were wowed and many asked, “What is the name of the band?” If you are looking for a great jazz group to add that special something to your important event…hire them, Seth Burkhart 4”!
– Kathy Gardner, Boston, Ma
"Thanks so much for the amazing performance!!!!! We loved the music and got a huge amount of compliments from our guests every week on how great the band was. Perfect jazz!!! Thank you also for the CD. You all did a great job!"
Jimmy Wu Food & Beverage Director, A Shangri -La Hotel Bejijng
Dear Seth, Thank you all for a fabulous party! Everyone is talking about how wonderful you and your band are. I hope you can tell how much we all appreciated your music and talent.
Please use my name, email, or phone for a reference if anyone would like to know how professional you are, how reliable, and how you were able to tailor the party to meet absolutely everyone’s needs. Sincerely, Brenda Murphy
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