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The Bruce Smith Duo

Jazz Band from Cary, NC - Will travel up to 100 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2017
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$200 - $600 per event
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About
The Bruce Smith Duo has been featured regularly at the top jazz venues in the Triangle. We perform a wide selection of standard and contemporary jazz, pop, and R&B classics featuring Bruce Smith on Piano/Keys/Vocals and Mike McPherson on Drums. We are available for weddings and private parties/events. The group is also available as a trio or quartet.

Bruce has his Master's Degree in Music from University of South Carolina and has served as an Army Bandmaster for 20 years, playing and leading music all over the world. Michael is a retired School Administrator who has been performing music for over 30 years.

I hope that you will consider our wide variety repertoire for your restaurant, bar, party, corporate event, festival, winery, or wedding cocktail hour/reception. You will be delighted with the professionalism, sound, and value you receive.
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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
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2017
Apr
28
C. Grace
Raleigh, NC
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2017
Apr
7
Duke University Law School
Durham, NC
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2017
Mar
29
Travinia Italian Kitchen
Morrisville, NC
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2017
Mar
24
C. Grace
Raleigh, NC
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2017
Mar
23
Shell Island Resort
Wrightsville Beach, NC
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2017
Mar
15
Travinia Italian Kitchen
Morrisville, NC
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2017
Mar
8
Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse
Raleigh, NC
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2017
Mar
1
Travinia Italian Kitchen
Morrisville, NC
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2017
Feb
24
Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse
Raleigh, NC
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2017
Feb
17
C. Grace
Raleigh, NC
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2017
Feb
15
Travinia Italian Kitchen
Morrisville, NC
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2017
Feb
11
Circa 1888
Raleigh, NC
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
All Blues
Miles Davis
All of Me
Michael Buble
All The Things You Are
Dizzy Gillespie
Autumn Leaves
Nat King Cole
Beyond the Sea
Frank Sinatra
Blue Skies
Ella Fitzgerald
Boplicity
Miles Davis
Come Fly With Me
Frank Sinatra
Dear Ole Stockholm
Miles Davis
Devil May Care
Diana Krall
Dolphin Dance
Herbie Hancock
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Duke Ellington
East of The Sun
Diane Kroll
Five Brothers
Gerry Mulligan
Fly Me To The Moon
Frank Sinatra
A Foggy Day
(Frank Sinatra) Footprints (Miles Davis)
Four
(Miles Davis)
How High The Moon
(Frank Sinatra)
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
(Duke Ellington)
Impressions
(John Coltrane)
In Walked Bud
(Thelonius Monk)
It Don’t Mean A Thing...
(Duke Ellington)
Killer Joe
(Benny Golson)
Lady Bird
(Chet Baker)
Let’s Fall In Love
(Ella Fitzgerald)
Lullaby of Birdland
(Sarah Vaughn)
Moanin’
(Charles Mingus)
My Favorite Things
(John Coltrane)
Norwegian Wood
(Buddy Rich)
Route 66
(Joe Henderson)
Satin Doll
(Duke Ellington)
Sing
Sing
So What
(Miles Davis)
Stolen Moments
(Oliver Nelson)
Sugar
(Stanley Turrentine)
Summertime
(Charlie Parker)
Summer Wind
(Frank Sinatra)
Take 5
(Dave Brubeck)
Take the “A” Train
(Duke Ellington)
There Will Never Be Another You
(Chet Baker)
Well You Needn’t
(Thelonius Monk)
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To
(Cole Porter)
BALLADS
SONGS
Angels Eyes
(Ella Fitzgerald)
As Time Goes By
(Louis Armstrong)
At Last
(Etta James)
Body and Soul
(Coleman Hawkins)
But Beautiful
(Bill Evans)
Georgia On My Mind
(Ray Charles)
God Bless The Child
(Billie Holiday)
Here’s That Rainy Day
(Bill Evans)
Misty
(Johnny Mathis)
My Funny Valentine
(Miles Davis)
My One and Only Love
(John Coltrane)
(The) Nearness of You
(Diana Krall)
(A) Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square
(Harry Conick Jr)
‘Round Midnight
(John Coltrane)
Teach Me Tonight
(Sarah Vaughn)
When I Fall In Love
(Johnny Mathis)
Unforgettable
(Nat King Cole)
LATIN
TUNES
A Night In Tunisia
(Dizzy Gillespie)
Black Orpheus
(Jobim)
Blue Bossa
(Kenny Dorham)
C’est What?
(Bud Shank)
Dark Eyes Tango
(Wynton Kelly)
Desifinado
(Jobim)
Green Dolphin Street
(McCoy Tyner)
Girl From Ipanema
(Jobim)
Hernando’s Hideaway Tango
(Ray Brown)
How Insensitive
(Jobim)
Let’s Face The Music And Dance
(Diana Krall)
Look of Love
(Burt Bacharach)
Mambo Italiano
(Bob Merrill)
Meditation
(Jobim)
My Little Suede Shoes
(Charlie Parker)
Never On Sunday
(Connie Francis)
One Note Samba
(Jobim)
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars
(Jobim)
Road Song
(Wes Montgomery)
St. Thomas
(Sonny Rollins)
Shadow of Your Smile
(Tony Bennett)
Song For Bilbao
(Pat Methany)
Song For My Father
(Horace Silver)
Summer Samba
(Johnny Mathis)
Sunny
(Stanley Turrentine)
Sway
(Michael Buble)
S’Wonderful
(Diana Krall)
Triste
(Jobim)
Watch What Happens
(Frank Sinatra)
Wave
(Jobim)
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
(Diana Krall)
You Are The Sunshine of My Life
(Stevie Wonder)
CONTEMPORARY JAZZ/POP
TUNES
Affirmation
(George Benson)
Ain’t No Sunshine
(Bill Withers)
Always There
(Ronnie Laws)
Brown Eyed Girl
(Van Morrison)
Chameleon
(Herbie Hancock)
Cold Duck Time
(Eddie Harris)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
(Michael Buble)
Fever
(Patti Page)
Friends and Strangers
(Dave Grusin)
How Sweet It Is
(James Taylor)
I Love You More Today Than Yesterday
(Spiral Staircase)
I Just Wanna Stop
(Gino Vannelli)
Isn’t She Lovely
(Stevie Wonder)
Just The Two of Us
(Bill Withers)
Lovely Day
(Bill Withers)
Maiden Voyage
(Herbie Hancock)
Moondance
(Ronnie Laws)
Mornin’
(Al Jarreau)
Mustang Sally
(Wilson Pickett)
Mr. Magic
(Grover Washinton Jr)
On Broadway
(George Benson)
Peg
(Steely Dan)
September
(Earth Wind and Fire)
Superstition
(Stevie Wonder)
Sweet Caroline
(Neal Diamond)
This Masquerade
(George Benson)
Tune 88
(Jeff Lorber Fusion)
Under The Boardwalk
(The Drifters)
Up On The Roof
(The Drifters)
We’re In This Love Together
(Al Jarreau)
Watermelon Man
(Herbie Hancock)
CONTEMPORARY
BALLADS
After All
(Al Jarreau)
Easy
(Commodores)
If I Fell
(The Beatles)
I Will
(The Beatles)
Just The Way You Are
(Billy Joel)
Let It Be
(The Beatles)
Three Times A Lady
(Lionel Richie)
We’ve Got Tonight
(Bob Seger)
What A Wonderful World
(Louis Armstrong)
Yesterday
(The Beatles)
Jazz Band
Pop Band
Swing Band
Smooth Jazz Band
Fusion Band
Ballroom Dance Music Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
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
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note The Bruce Smith Duo will also travel to Raleigh, Four Oaks, Benson, Smithfield, Durham, Clayton, Coats, Eagle Rock, Selma, Willow Spring, Dunn, Kipling, Angier, Erwin, Buies Creek, Garner, Mamers, Princeton, Wilsons Mills, Newton Grove, Bunn, Fuquay Varina, Kenly, Knightdale, Micro, Godwin, Wendell, Holly Springs, Middlesex, Bunnlevel.
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