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Fil Lorenz Orchestra

Jazz Band from Sydney, FL Will travel up to 500 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 41 Reviews
  • 58 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2010
  • 3 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Starting at $800 per event

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Now serving Central Florida! Saxophonist/bandleader Fil Lorenz has performed with the top names in the business: Tony Bennett, Huey Lewis and the News, the big bands of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and Harry James; Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Martha and The Vandellas, The Temptations, The O'Jays, The Four Tops, Gladys Knight, Bobby Caldwell, Frankie Avalon, Jay and The Americans, Jamie Cullum, Seal, Lady Gaga...and many, many others. Lorenz brings a vast array of musical experiences to the table and his band is always stocked with the area's A-list players, all of whom have equally extensive performing credentials. Options - What you need, we can do. Jazz? Swing? Big Band? Motown? Soul? Small instrumental combo for cocktail hour? Solo piano? Full Las Vegas show band? 1 singer, 2 singers, no singer? Instrumentalist paired with DJ? Other crazy ideas? No problem. Let's discuss your "vision"! We work closely with each client to help find the right "fit". From solo piano or guitar, intimate duo/trio/quartet, medium-sized "little big band" all the way up to a swingin' 16-piece BIG BAND we have something for any venue/stage size, budget, or personal taste. Want to kick the party into high gear? We can do that too. You can have multiple musical flavors in the same evening! Jazz/Swing/20s-60s/Motown/Soul/Sax+DJ An example - a night to remember in 4 "acts": Afternoon: Cocktails/Dinner (soloist/duo/trio/quartet) Sunset: Swingin' sounds of big band w/vocals Evening: Turn up the volume with our Motown/soul party! Into the night: Finish out the evening with the hippest DJ - nightclub vibe. Our alter ego Motown/soul band, 'On The Avenue' lays down the grooves of Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Stevie Wonder, Tower Of Power, Al Green, James Brown, Ike & Tina, Chicago, BS&T, Frankie Valli, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Maxine Nightingale, Amy Winehouse and other 60s/70s-flavored pop/soul/Motown hit makers. Looking for something in particular? Just ask!

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Review by Charles M.

WeddingReviewed on May 26, 2013From San Francisco, CA

I don't usually do reviews, only when the experience is exceptional, as is the fantastic performance that Fil Lorenz and his orchestra lent to our wedding reception. From the months planning ahead and coordinating, Fil was gracious, professional, and insightful, balancing the desires of my bride and I with his decades of professional experience, with which he and his orchestra brings a deep and meaningful understanding of jazz, blues, and soul. Fil provided us with his eight piece band, boasting an incredibly soulful horns section, strong keys, bass, and guitar, and amazing vocals. Yes. This is THE band.

Review by Kalista B.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on October 13, 2012From Tiburon, CA

Fil Lorenz and the Fil Lorenz Orchestra were incredible, to say the least. After spending months searching for the right band for our wedding, I finally booked the Fil Lorenz Orchestra, and I am SO happy that I did. Fil was reliable, accommodating, organized, and accessible anytime I needed anything. He took all of my special requests and made them happen effortlessly. Two month after the wedding, people are still coming to me all the time talking about how incredible the band was and asking me "where did you find them?!" I'm still trying to come up with excuses to hire them again. Overall amazing - 12 out of 10 stars.

Review by Chip H.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on December 10, 2011From San Francisco, CA

I worked with Fil to put together a 4 piece band for my 50th birthday party. The theme was 1961 and I wanted a band that could play the standards. From the beginning Fil did a great job of providing information and suggestions. He was also very responsive to my questions and requests leading up to the event. The party was a great success and the band was a major contributor to that success. Jonathan Poretz as the lead singer was fantastic. I didn't think it was going to be much of a dancing crowd but by midway through the evening the dance floor was full. Thanks again for making my birthday a memorable one!

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  • OF THE HUGE NUMBER OF TUNES IN OUR REPERTOIRE, THE FOLLOWING ARE SOME OF THE MOST REQUESTED:
  • A-Tisket A-Tasket | Swing/Classic Big Band
  • Moonlight Serenade | Swing/Classic Big Band
  • In The Mood | Swing/Classic Big Band
  • Fly Me To The Moon | Jazz Standards and Ballads
  • At Last | Jazz Standards and Ballads
  • Georgia On My Mind | Jazz Standards and Ballads
  • Girl From Ipanema | Jazz Standards and Ballads
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street | Jazz Standards and Ballads
  • The Lady Is A Tramp | Jazz Standards and Ballads
  • Let The Good Times Roll | Blues
  • Alright, Okay, You Win | Blues
  • One Mint Julep | Blues
  • Dancing In The Streets | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Heatwave | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Love And Happiness | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Let’s Stay Together | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • I Wish | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Rescue Me | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • I Feel Good | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Respect | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • My Girl | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Rock Steady | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Knock On Wood | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Proud Mary | Motown/Soul/Funk
  • Superstition | Motown/Soul/Funk

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Past Events

July 18, 2015 • Wedding Reception
Sat7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Half Moon Bay, CA
July 11, 2015 • Wedding Reception
Sat7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Oakland, CA
April 24, 2015 • Corporate Function
Fri6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Burlingame, CA
December 20, 2014 • Celebration
Sat8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hillsborough, CA
November 15, 2014 • Cocktail Party
Sat7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Napa, CA
November 8, 2014 • Wedding Reception
Sat5:00 PM - 11:00 PM San Francisco, CA
August 13, 2014 • Meeting
Wed6:00 PM - 9:00 PM San Francisco, CA
June 26, 2014 • Corporate Function
Thu3:30 PM - 5:30 PM San Francisco, CA
May 3, 2014 • Club Event
Sat1:30 PM - 3:30 PM San Francisco, CA
October 13, 2013 • Wedding Reception
Sun7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Saint Helena, CA
May 26, 2013 • Wedding
Sun7:00 PM - 11:30 PM San Francisco, CA
March 31, 2013 • Cruise Ship Event
Sun11:00 AM - 1:30 PM San Francisco, CA

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