Kurt Brunus

Cover Band from New Orleans, LA - Will travel up to 3000 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2009

$2800 - $15000 per event
About
We are a family group that has been together since 1985. We've toured ALL AROUND THE WORLD performing for Concerts, Festivals, Conventions, Casinos, Weddings, Balls, Cruses, Dances, Country Clubs, Private Party's, Mardi Gras Floats, Bars and Lounges, and the list goes on (you name it we've done it). We've perfected various styles of music with amazing musical arrangements and vocal harmonies. We can be as High Energy, Low Key or Very Sophisticated as you need. In general we began our show with Jazz, Smooth Jazz, flow into Motown -Old School, Rhythm & Blues, Funk, Reggae, Disco and Dance. Then if the group is young enough we will go into, Hip Hop, Rap and Top 40 Music. We can also do specific shows if requested - Ie. - Jazz, Motown, Blues, Smooth Jazz or Straight ahead Jazz, 50's, 60's, 70's, etc. We perform lots of harmony singing along with ballads and instrumentals of all kinds. Some of the Country's we've visited are; Italy, Switzerland, Brazil, France, England, Africa, Canada, Germany, all over the United States, many of the Caribbean Islands, France and the list goes on, many of these places many times over. Kurt Brunus plays Keyboards, Piano, Trumpet, Flugle Horn, Vocals and percussion. We have a Sax Player who also plays keys Tenor and soprano sax and sings. Our singer, Ms Cynthia Bland sings R&B, Jazz, Blues, Gospel & Pop. Our Bass Player has performed with us for the last 6yrs., and we have a main drummer, whose been with us for the last 6yrs. We recorded several CD's a Smooth Jazz CD called "Horny and Saxy", with all originals songs, a Smooth Jazz CD called "In My Mind" with R&B instrumentals, a Traditional Jazz CD called "Funk The Standards", a Blues, R&B, Gospel CD called "I Wonder" and a Rap, Hip Hop and R&B CD called "Deep South".

Accolades and Accomplishments... Kurt Brunus is a New Orleans award winning performer, producer,
writer and arranger for many national and international artists. Mr. Brunus is the president of “KS Productions” and “Swamp
Island Records” and music director for his band “Kurt Brunus Project”. Mr. Brunus has appeared in a number of national and
international television shows, as well as performed for local and national news programs and telethons. Mr. Brunus has been
featured in newspaper and magazine articles, including a full-page layout and interview in Brazil for Keyboard Magazine. Mr.
Brunus was musical director for King Creoles Orchestra, Ali Woodson of the Temptations, G.C. Cameron of the Spinners and
many others. He was also the Musical Director and Composer for the stage play “Mama I'm Sorry”. In addition to his extensive
list of accomplishments, Mr. Brunus has recorded with many artists (local, national and international). He's produced, arranged
and co-written many CDs.
Artists Kurt has lent his career talents to... The Temptations, Aaron Neville, Kermit Ruffins, Jimmy Smith
Charmaine Neville, Wynton Marsalis, Alexander O'Neal, Roy Ayers, Tom Brown, Bobby Womack, West “Warmbody” Anderson,
Tony Hall, Vas-ti Jackson, Mahogany Blue, Ali Woodson, Denis Edwards, Kyle Turner, Shao'n, George Benson, Walter “Wolfman”
Johnson, Sheron (Mia Blue), G.C. Cameron & The Spinners, Re-Creation, Michael Ward, Cool Bone, Lillian Bouté, Tara Darnell,
Donald Harrison, Nicholas Payton and Regina Carter. He has opened for many artists including Gladys Knight, The O'Jays, Bobby
Brown, Kenny G, Freddie Jackson, Chuck Mangione, Maze, Michael Henderson, Patti Labelle, Cynthia Bland and many more.
International Experience... Mr. Brunus has performed in many countries and continents including Europe, Africa,
North America, South America, Australia and Asia. Mr. Brunus' unique style and professionalism as an entertainer over the past twenty
years has made him a special addition to any group--and a great headliner.
Mr. Brunus has the innate ability to captivate his audience and never
let go. He exudes musical brilliance whenever he appears on stage.
BY the way we've performed with and for pretty much all the locals here in New Orleans. "WE ARE THE CALM AND THE STORM" FOR ALL OCCASIONS.


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2013
Sep
21
private Party
New Orleans, LA
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2013
Sep
1
Seals Class Acte
New Orleans, LA
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2013
Aug
4
Seals Class Act
New Orleans, LA
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2013
Jul
21
Seals Class Act
New Orleans, LA
10:30 PM - 1:30 AM
2013
Jul
13
Private Party
New Orleans, LA
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2013
Jul
13
Wedding
New Orleans, LA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2013
Jun
29
Private Party
Mandeville, LA
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2013
Jun
28
Private Party
New Orleans, LA
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2013
Jun
23
Seals
New Orleans, LA
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2013
Jun
23
Private Party
Mandeville, LA
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2013
Jun
22
private party
New Orleans, LA
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2013
Jun
16
Brunch
New Orleans, LA
12:00 AM - 12:45 AM
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Dangerous
Acorn
Lets Stay Together
Al Green
Love & Happiness
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Who Do You Love
Atlantic Star
If I were Your Woman
Alicia Keys
If I Can't Have You
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No One
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Get Here
Alita Adams
Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Asford & Simpson
Don't Play That Song
Aretha Franklin
Respect
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Rock Study
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Chain Of Fools
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Natural Woman
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Baby I Love You
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Do Right Woman
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Think
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Never Loved A Man
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Prove It
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Dr Feel Good
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Cool In You
Baby Face
Whip Appeal
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The Thrill Is Gone
B. B. King
Shout
Beetles
Bridge Over Troubled Waters
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Yesterday
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And I Love Him
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Stand By Me
Ben E King
Lovely Day
Bill Withers
Ain't No Sunshine
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Use Me
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Lean On Me
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Grandma's Hands
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Mas Que Nada
Black-eye Peas
No Diggidy
Black Street
Hit "Um Up High
Blue Cantrell
Ir-replaceable
Beyonce'
De Ja Vu
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Fantacy
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Tonight is The Night
Betty Wright
Down Home Blues
STANDARD BLUES SONGS
Steal Away
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C C Rider
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Steppin' Out, Steppin' In
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Today I Sang The Blues
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Good Morn' n' Heartache
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Rock me Baby
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Roll With Me Henry
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You Don't Miss Your Water
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Stormy Monday
Bobby Bland
St James Informary
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Members Only
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What you want do for love
Bobby Caldwell
Could You Be Loved
Bob Marley
No Woman No Cry
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I Shot The Sherif
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Stir It Up
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Wait In Vain
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My Perogative
Bobby Brown
Every Little step
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Don't Be Cruel
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Thank You
Boys To Men
Something to Talk About
Bonne Raitt
Keep It On The Down Low
Brain Mc Knight
Candy
Cameo
Single Life
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Word Up
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Summer Rain
Carl Thomas
Ain't Nobody
Chaka Khan
Sweet Thing
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Through The Fire
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I'm Every Woman
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Genie In The Bottle
Christina Aguilera
What A Girl Wants
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All Night Long
Commondores
Brick House
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Gonna Make You Sweat (Every Dance Now )
C+C Music Factory
You Can't Hurry Love
Dianna Ross
Hard For The Money
Donna Summers
Bad Girls
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Don"t Look Any Further
Dennice Edwards
Boardwalk
The Drifters
Reasons
Earth, Wind & Fire
In The Stone
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September
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Let's Groove
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Shining Star
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Hole On
En Vogue
The Butt
EU
Something's Got A Hold On Me
Etta James
At Last
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Next Door To The Blues
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I'd Rather Go Blind
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Pushover
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One Nation Under A Groove
Funkadellics
Teacher
George Michaels
Neither One Of Us
Gladys Knight
Midnight Train To Georgia
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If I Were Your Woman
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Love Overboard
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Heard It Through The Grapevine
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You're #1
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Do That Conga
Gloria Estefan
123,4
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I Will Survive
Gloria Gaynor
I Like
Guy
Grooveline
Heatwave
Boogie Nights
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Mind Blowing Decisions
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There's Hope
India Arie
Jourdan
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I Keep Holding On
Isley Brothers
Leave Your Hat On
Joe Coker
Boogie Shoes
K C & The Sunshine Band
Celebration
Kool & The Gang
Get Down On It
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Ladies Night
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Kiling Me Softly
Lauren Hill / Roberta Flat
Casanova
Le Vert
Street Life
Lavia Hathaway
Imagination
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Fly Away
Lenny Kravitz
Easy
Lionel Richie
Hello
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Hero
Mariah Carie
Vision Of Love
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This Love
Maroon 5
Love Without A Limit
Mary J Blige
Family Affair
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You Send Me
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Just Find
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Let's Get It On
Marvin Gay
What's Going On
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Sexual healing
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Dancing In The Streets
Martha & The Vandellas
Somehting, Something
Maxwell
Joy And Pain
Maze
Before I let You Go
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Got My Wiskey
Mel Waiters
This Is How We Do It
Montell Jordan
Hey Pokaway
Nevell Brothers
Our Love
Natalie Cole
Thankful
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Anne Mae
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Can't Stay Away
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You're Nothing But A Fool
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I'll Always Love You
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Pink Cadillac
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I Wanna Dance For Somebody
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I Don't Why I Didn't go
Nora Jones
Fire
Ohio Players
Skin Tight
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Dock Of The Bay
Oddis Redding
I Like The Way You Move
Out Kast
Lady Marmalade
Patty Labelle
Right Kind Of Lover
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Call Me Al
Paul Simmon
Love Makes A woman
Phebee Snow
Fire
Pointer Sisters
Dare Me
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Kiss
Prince
Doves Cry
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Do Me Baby
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Adore
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Sign Of The Times
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Rasberry Beret
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What I Say
Ray Charles
Hit The Road Jack
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I Got A Woman
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Umbrella
Rihanna
Please Don't Stop The Music
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Step In The Name Of Love
R Kelly
Ignition
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Cha Cha Slide
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Happy People
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Love Slide
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Lost Without You
Robin Thicke
Is It A Crime
Sada'
Sweetest Taboo
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Smooth Operator
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Paradise
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No Ordinary Love
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Another Saturday Night
Sam Cook
What a Wonderful World
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Chain Gang
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Cupid
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It Wasn't Me
Shaggy
Goodtimes
Sheik
Give Me The Night
Sean Paul
We Are Family
Sister Sledge
Don't Ask My Neighbor
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Slide
Slave
Heaven
Solo
Superstition
Stevie Wonder
Part Time Lover
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Living For The City
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I'll Take You There
Staple Singers
Rappers Delight
Sugar Hill Gang
Weak
S W V
Boogie Oogie
Taste Of Honey
Just My Imagination
Temptations
My Girl
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The Way You Do The Things You Do
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Ain"t Too Proud To Beg
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I Got It Bad
Tevin Cambell
Seven Whole Days
Toni Braxton
Another Sad love Song
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Breath Again
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Proud Mary
Tina Turner
Don"t Need Another Hero
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What's Love Got to Do With it
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Private Dancer
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Simply The Best
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Give Me One Reason
Tracy Chatman
Caugh Up
Usher
Leave the one you're With
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Yeah! Yeah!
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Brown Eye Girl
Van Morrison
Fly Light An Eagle
War
Low Rider
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The Greatest Love
Whitney Houston
Saving All My Love
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For The Love Of You
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I Have Nothing
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Your Love Is My Love
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I'm Your Baby To Night
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Fabulous
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Dance With Somebody
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Midnight Hour
Wilson Picket
Mustang Sally
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Knock On Wood
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Dock Of The Bay
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The End Of The Road
Boys To Men
A- TRAIN
JAZZ STANDARD VOCAL SONGS
ALL OF ME
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AUTUMN LEAVES
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BASIN STREET BLUES
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BYE BYE BLACK BIRD
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DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE
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FEVER
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GOD BLESS THE CHILD
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HONEYSUCKLE ROSS
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LOVERMAN
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MISTY
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SATAN DOLL
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SUMMERTIME
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SPAIN
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TAKE 5
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TENDERLY
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UNFORGETTABLE
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WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES
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WILLOW WEEP FOR ME
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WINE LIGHTS
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I Appologize
ANITA BAKER
Rapture
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Giving You The Best
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Watch Your Step
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Been So Long
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Sweet Love
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My Heart Belongs To Me
BARBARA STREISAN
Evergreen
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Wind Beneath my Wings
Beth Midler
From A Distance
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Sentimental Journey
Frank Sinatra
My Way
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Mac The Knight
Bobby Daren
Bill Bailey
Pearl Baily
ON & On
Erikah Badu
Tyronne
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Apple Tree
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Take 5
Al Jeareau
Roof Garden
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Inside Myself
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Moments in Love
Art Of Noise
Killer Joe
Benny Galson
Green Onions
Booker T & the MG's
Ain't My Fault
BRASS BAND SONGS
Second Line
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Do What You Wanna
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Big Chief
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When The Saints Go Marching In
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Fire On The Bayou
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A Train
Duke Ellington
C Note Jazz
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Muputo
David Sanborn
Affirmation
George Benson
Masquerade
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Breezing
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Broadway
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Mr Magic
Grover Washington
Cantaloop
Herbie Hancock / Flip Fantasia
Watermellon Man
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Rise
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Pink Panther
Henry Mancini
Grazing In The Grass
Hugh Masekela
Straight No Chaser
Jazz Standard
Chicken Shack
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Way Back Home
Kenny G
Song Bird
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Blue Bossa
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What Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong
Human Nature
Miles Davis
So What
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Four
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Funny Valentine
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All Blues
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Off The Wall
Michael Jackson
Billy Jean
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Shake Your Body Down
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Sissy Strut
The Meters
Feel Like
Cover Band
70s Band
80s Band
Blues Band
Dance Band
Funk Band
Jazz Band
Motown Band
Oldies Band
Top 40 Band
Variety Band
R&B Band
Soul Band
Smooth Jazz Band
Acoustic Band
Hip-Hop Band
Rap Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Quinceañeras
Please note Kurt Brunus will also travel to Gretna, Arabi, Marrero, Metairie, Harvey, Westwego, Chalmette, Jefferson, Carlisle, Belle Chasse, Meraux, Kenner, Violet, Ama, Saint Rose, Saint Bernard, Barataria, Luling, Destrehan, Boutte, New Sarpy, Norco, Braithwaite, Paradis, Des Allemands, Hahnville, Killona, Davant, La Place, Lacombe.
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