Philayva is a contemporary jazz band that consist of 4 to 7 members. We have a female vocalist named Charlene Holloway, who has toured the world and has performed with A list performers. We feature Virgil Walker on bass guitar, Robert Shields on guitar, Mark Brody on drums, Dan Austin on keyboards and Jim Furlow on saxophone. We have performed for National Conventions, and at some of the top music venues in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We perform for corporations, weddings, private residences jazz/music festivals and for governmental agencies. We can also perform dance music and incorporate a horn section and 3 additional voices. We feature music from the Motown era as well as classic rock, disco, pop, big band and funk. We pride ourselves in providing top notch professional talent, and exceeding out clients expectations. We have been influenced by the likes of Earth Wind and Fire, Chicago, Fourplay, Frank Sinatra, Bruno Mars, Black Eyed Pea, Etta James, Stevie Wonder etc.