Suzanne Brooks. The Jazz Generation

Jazz Band from Sacramento, CA - Will travel up to 100 miles
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$800 - $8000 per event
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Update: 2016

The Jazz Generation band performed on November 12, 2015 for the Fulton Avenue Business Association annual event in Sacramento for the 3rd time. In addition to other and private events, the band performed on April 25 for the 9th year in a row at the Annual Open House of the Sacramento Women's Civic Improvement Club. The Jazz Generation participates in a creative collaboration with Sergio Ortuno, master Canndombe drummer in Uruguay, South America.

Classy, Professional, Versatile, Entertaining: Suzanne Brooks and the innovative core musicians of The Jazz Generation-Chris Lee, Jim Wendt and Dave Peters- perform in many genres for Festivals, Corporate & Community Events, Conferences (as performer and speaker), Universities (U of PA, U of California Davis, Harrisburg Community College, CSU Pomona), Night Clubs/Restaurants, Wineries, and Weddings. They have performed in venues such as the prestigious "Taste of the Bay" at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, the Harlem Theater in New York, Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC and corporations such as RC Willey, Inc., Fulton Avenue Business Association, Gaffers Film Festivals in Sacramento and LA, Conventions and a variety of private parties.

The Jazz Generation covers complete weddings, including Ceremony, Cocktail Hour, Dinner, & Dancing. The band has recorded 11 CDs--8 on sale at Suzanne Brooks has written and produced and the group has performed in their own original shows, including "Great Women of Jazz, 1890 to 1990" -- named one of the best shows to see by the Sacramento Bee Newspaper and recipient of a great 3 page review by the Sacramento Observer. Publicity re their March, 2010 show, "I Believe I Can Fly," featuring a 112 year old woman, reached more than 10 million. The Jazz Generation has expanded its performances in R&B, Soul, Pop, and music of the Pacific, as well as continuing covers and originals in a variety of jazz styles.

Suzanne Brooks has been honored by the City of Sacramento and Metropolitan Arts Commission for "Lifetime Achievement in the Arts and Arts Advocacy. The group has appeared on local and regional commercial and cable television programs with distinction. Vocals can be in English, Spanish, French, Latin and Hawaiian. This is also one of the only acts with such depth of repertoire with new songs arriving from contemporary composers asking to have their songs added to The Jazz Generation repertoire.

The Band's size and instrumentation can be modified to perfectly match your entertainment needs, with one or two vocalists and up to five musicians on keyboard, bass, drums, sax and guitar. Established in 2003, The Jazz Generation has an established fan base, a Grammy's submission last year, and a reputation for outstanding music, concert lectures, artist-in residence, and original musical shows. This incredible background makes it possible to make events special. Collaborations also with composers in New York and Ohio, as well as Candombe Master Drummer in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Suzanne carried the utmost level of professionalism from the contracting phase to the event planning to the day of events. She took every step necessary to ensure that we had a successful event and even drove down from Sacramento to conduct a site visit to make sure she had the appropriate equipment for our event based on the acoustics of our space in San Francisco. Not to mention, their performance was perfection. I would highly recommend their services to anyone looking for their style of music.

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2017
Jan
21
National Women's March
Sacramento, CA
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2017
Jan
20
Mercy McMahon Terrace
Sacramento, CA
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2016
Dec
10
Fundraiser
Sacramento, CA
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
2015
Apr
25
Women's Civic Improvement Club of Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2014
Nov
8
Corporate Function
San Francisco, CA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2014
May
4
The Crest Theater
Sacramento, CA
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2014
Apr
26
WCIC Annual Open House
Sacramento, CA
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2013
Oct
26
MEOW Con, Renaissance Marriott
Austin, TX
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2013
Apr
20
Women's Civic Improvement Club of Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2012
Aug
4
Fairfield Marriott Hotel
Fairfield, CA
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2012
Apr
21
Women's Civic Improvement Club of Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2012
Mar
4
Sacramento Library Galleria
Sacramento, CA
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Very Thought of You
Billie Holiday
Hey, John
Blossom Dearie
Twisted
Annie Ross
How High The Moon
Ella Fitzgerald
Farmers Market
Annie Ross
Girl/Boy From Ipanema
Astrud Gilberto
Tu Mi Delirio
Astrud Gilberto
Candombe pa' la Lia
Suzanne Brooks and Sergio Ortuño
Lasting Impression
Suzanne Brooks and Reggie Graham
Bring Your Love Along
Blossom Dearie
Night In Tunisia
Chaka Khan
As I Remember Him
Nancy Lamott
Come on Home
Lambert, Hendricks and Ross
Moody's Mood for Love
King Pleasure
Come Fly with Me
Tony Bennett
My Favorite Things
Sarah Vaughn
Be My Husband
Nina Simone
Wild Is The Wind
Nina Simone
High Life
Ross Schneider
Triple Threat
Rodgers Grant
The Way You Look Tonight
Frank Sinatra
Georgia
Ray Charles
Billie Jean
Michael Jackson
Blue Suede Shoes
Fats Domino/Elvis Presley
Superstition
Stevie Wonder
Celebration
Kool and the Gang
Don't Know Why
Nora Jones
Gladys Knight & The Pips
I Heard It Through The Grapevine
I Got A Woman
Ray Charles
I'm Every Woman
Whitney Houston
I Believe In You and Me
Whitney Houston
I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Whitney Houston
At Last
Etta James
I Can't Make You Love Me
Bonnie Raitt
Dance With My Father
Luther Vandross
I'll Make Love To You
Boyz to Men
Love and Happiness
Al Green
Sara Smile
Hall and Oates
Y.M.C.A.
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Funkytown
Lipps Inc
Copa Cabana
Barry Manilow
Twist
Chubby Checker
Be My Baby
The Ronettes
Hound Dog or Don't Be Cruel
Elvis Presley
We Are Family
Sister Sledge
Get the Party Started
Pink
Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In
The Fifth Dimension-- Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In
Dancing Queen
Abba
Super Freak
Rick James
Stayin' Alive
Bee Gees
Let’s Get It Started
Let’s Get It Started
My Girl
Temptations
Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
Michael Jackson
Let’s Get It On
Marvin Gaye
Hotel California
Eagles
Another One Bits The Dust
Queen
When A Man Loves A Woman
Percy Sledge
Moondance
Van Morrison
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First Communions
Luau Parties
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Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Suzanne Brooks. The Jazz Generation will also travel to Broderick, West Sacramento, El Macero, Represa, Rio Linda, Davis, East Nicolaus, North Highlands, Carmichael, Elverta, Antelope, Clarksburg, Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova, Citrus Heights, Hood, Woodland, Fair Oaks, Pleasant Grove, Roseville, Nicolaus, Orangevale, Dixon, Yolo, Courtland, Wilton, Folsom, Granite Bay, Knights Landing, Rocklin.
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