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Mefford-Lavine Duo

Jazz Duo from Ann Arbor, MI - Will travel up to 100 miles

$200 - $600 per event
The Mefford-Lavine piano-clarinet duo is rooted in the rhythms and harmonies of the swing era. At times, they inspire an atmosphere of relaxed elegance, at other times, the insatiable urge to dance. Their influences stem from the 20s, 30s and 40s -- catchy Fats Waller tunes that bring a smile to your face, swingin' Benny Goodman songs that get you on your feet dancing, and timeless Duke Ellington compositions that call up the range of human emotions.

Set your guests at ease at a cocktail hour or art opening or get them dancing as the party heats up!

Will Mefford (piano) and Jennie Lavine (clarinet) live in Ann Arbor, MI and have a weekly Sunday evening gig at Silvio's Organic Pizza. They enjoy playing for swing dances, as well.
Honeysuckle rose
Fats Waller
It don't mean a thing
Duke Ellington
Lullaby of bird land
George Shearing
Take the A train
Billy Strayhorn
All of me
Seymour Simons
In a mellow tone
Duke Ellington
Stompin at the savoy
Chick Webb & Benny Goodman
I can't give you anything but love
Jimmy McHugh
I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter
Fred Ahlert
Two sleepy people
Hoagy Carmichael
Blue skies
Irving Berlin
Keepin out mischief now
Fats Waller
Don't get around much anymore
Duke Ellington
On the sunny side of the street
Jimmy McHugh
Have you met Miss Jones
Richard Rodgers
Old man from the old country
Nat Adderly
Sweet Sue
Victor Young
Love for sale
Cole Porter
Memories of you
Eubie Blake
All the things you are
Jerome Kern
Come Sunday
Duke Ellington
Body and soul
John Green
I got it bad and that ain't good
Duke Ellington
George Gershwin
The man i love
George Gershwin
In your own sweet way
Dave Brubeck
Django Reinhardt
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Alice in wonderland
Sammy Fain
St Louis blues
WC Handy
Juan Tizol
On green dolphin street
Bronislaw Kaper
How high the moon
Morgan Lewis
Fly me to the moon
Bart Howard
Autumn leaves
Joseph Kosma
Beautiful love
Victor Young
Dedicated to you
Sammy Cahn
Detour ahead
Herb Ellis
Don't blame me
Jimmy McHugh
Girl from Ipanema
Antonio Carlos Jobim
How insensitive
Antonio Carlos Jobim
I can't get started
George Gershwin
In a sentimental mood
Duke Ellington
So nice
Marcos Valle
Duke Ellington
Song for my father
Horace Silver
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Wedding Ceremonies
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Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Mefford-Lavine Duo will also travel to Dexter, Saline, Ypsilanti, Bridgewater, Whitmore Lake, Hamburg, Chelsea, Lakeland, Milan, Salem, Whittaker, South Lyon, Belleville, Manchester, Pinckney, Willis, Clinton, Canton, Plymouth, Brighton, New Hudson, Ridgeway, Azalia, Hartland, Maybee, Northville, Britton, Novi, Gregory, Livonia.
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