Kansas City Rhythm Kings

Variety Band from Portland, OR - Will travel up to 500 miles
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MEMBER SINCE 2009
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BOOKED 49 days ago

$475 - $2200 per event
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About
Kansas City Rhythm Kings is a 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 OR a 10 piece jazz big band. Book our 5 piece big band sound band for the holidays, HALF PRICE SPECIAL (Appropriate for Holiday parties, dances, Senior events, Birthdays, Anniversaries)

A true variety band, this 5 star band plays standards, songs from the Great American Songbook,20, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's etc., big band, classic rock, Dixieland, JAZZ, blues and is even available for a Polka/German theme or a 4 piece Brass Ensemble. The talent of trumpet/bandleader Brad Davis, makes this amazing diversity possible. The Kansas City Rhythm Kings (2-10) musicians) has a huge library and can appeal to every audience. The big band tributes Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Benny Goodman and other famous bands from 40's era. Make a sensational splash with this classy band. HIRE ONE OR GET A COMBINATION. Kansas City Rhythm Kings is the best VARIETY BAND in the west. It is based in the Portland/Vancouver OR Metro Area and performs in the Pacific Northwest and far beyond.

KCRKings can accommodate any budget! Now you can have the sound that will make your event 'One to Remember'. Be sure to take advantage of our 'Soecial Pricing' 5 piece
big band sound band.

Kansas City Rhythm Kings plays for wedding receptions (& wedding ceremonies), birthdays, parties, grand openings, corporate events, wine tasting, jazz festivals, holidays, reunions, private celebrations, dance clubs.....any special occasion. In making your "band" selection for your special event, remember there is no substitute for professional musicians in quality, style and your satisfaction. The band leader, Brad Davis, has 35 years of professional experience. Not only does he lead the bands, but also teaches private trumpet lessons in Vancouver WA and directs/tutors two community big bands in Oregon.

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Community Event

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We would have the Kansas City Rhythm Kings back in a heartbeat. This was a charity event with over 200 people attending. The comments have been incredible about the band and how wonderful they were. Everyone wants them back for next year's event. Brad was the person I communicated with and he was SO easy to work with and to assure me that their band would be a hit - he was so right - thank you so much for having them available.

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Wedding

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We absolutely loved this band for our wedding reception! They got everybody dancing. We had forgotten about dinner music, and they played recorded music for us without us even having to ask. Guests of all ages complimented us on the music choice. They were unbelievably classy and smooth to work with. Thank you!

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BEST WEDDING RECEPTION BAND EVER!! We got compliments all night on how great this band was. They were even willing to learn some songs for us!! Thank you :)

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This band was beyond any expectations I had. Talented and friendly I would recommend this band and would certainly hire them again. I hope they had as much fun as we did :)

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Wedding Ceremony

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My new husband and I could not have imagined a better band for our wedding. Not only us, but all our guests complemented us on our choice of band and were strongly impressed with their talent and how beautiful they sounded. They even complemented us on our choice of wedding song to dance to. They are really nice people and I would use them over and over again. We really appreciate how well they did to make our wedding beautiful and sound amazing during our dance and while others danced as well. Thank you!

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Celebration

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The band was most accomodating and respectful of the occasion. The event was a celebration of life party for a well loved pastor. They did an awesome job of fulfilling the wishes of Dr. Wayne Hill. Thank you again to the Kansas City Rhythm Kings.

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Funeral

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This group played for my grandmother's memorial. They were not only a lovely band but deeply respectful and accommodating. So many people enjoyed their presence and it was a blessing to have them there.

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Grand Opening

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great music

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Wedding Reception

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Very satisfied with their performance!

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Christmas Party

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Kansas City Rhythm Kings & Swing Sensation were a 10 on a 1-10 scale. Excellent, met all my expectations! John L.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2019
Dec
21
Christmas Party
Portland, OR
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2019
Dec
31
New Year's Eve Party
Portland, OR
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2019
Aug
24
Birthday Party (Adult)
Vancouver, WA
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2019
Jun
25
Nursing Home Event
Portland, OR
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2019
May
26
Wedding
Hood River, OR
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Apr
27
Memorial Service
Salem, OR
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2019
Mar
2
Wedding Reception
Salem, OR
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Feb
28
Event
Portland, OR
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Feb
15
Valentine's Day Party
Portland, OR
6:30 AM - 9:00 AM
2018
Dec
29
Birthday Party (Adult)
Portland, OR
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2018
Nov
9
School Assembly
Portland, OR
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Sep
22
Celebration
Bellevue, WA
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
Feb
10
Wedding
Portland, OR
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
2017
Dec
3
Wedding Reception
Portland, OR
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Night in Tunisia
Lil Darlin
Basie
IN THE MOOD
GLENN MILLER
PENNSYLVANIA 6-500
A FOGGY DAY
AIN'T SHE SWEET
CRAZY LOVE
VAN MORRISON
MY GIRL
Motown
CALDONIA
AS TIME GOES BY
AT LAST
BANDSTAND BOOGIE
BLUE MOON
ZOOT SUIT RIOT
GO DADDY GO
BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY
ANDREW SISTERS
MAMBO # 5
LOU BEGA
100's more upon request
Brass Band
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Oldies Band
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Wedding Band
Proms
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First Communions
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Wedding Ceremonies
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Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Quinceañeras
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
High School Reunions
Please note Kansas City Rhythm Kings will also travel to Beaverton, Vancouver, Lake Oswego, Tigard, Marylhurst, Clackamas, Aloha, Fairview, Gladstone, Gresham, West Linn, Camas, Troutdale, Tualatin, Hillsboro, Oregon City, Brush Prairie, Boring, Sherwood, Saint John, Wilsonville, Heisson, North Plains, Ridgefield, Washougal, Battle Ground, Corbett, Canby, Cornelius, Scappoose.
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