Private Events

     Looking for a jazz band for your next private party or event? On this page, you can listen to Doug play in a variety of musical settings to help you decide which band will be right for your event. 

     Doug has bands available in many different configurations from solo guitar to guitar and acoustic bass duo on up to a seven piece band. All of the different bands offer the flexibility to play background jazz that won’t interfere with conversation while also providing a fun evening of danceable jazz. 

     The Doug Clarke Jazz Ensembles present distinctive interpretations of classic jazz from composers Miles Davis, Horace Silver, and Duke Ellington as well as unique versions of great American songbook standards by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, and many others. Their repertoire also includes some latin bossa novas and sambas by various composers including Luis Bonfa and Antonio Carlos Jobim, as well as some more contemporary jazz by artists such as Norah Jones, and George Benson.

     So whether you want to dance to music of the 40’s, or just relax and enjoy an uplifting evening with good friends and good music, The Doug Clarke Jazz Ensembles will provide the perfect atmosphere. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me at Doug@modernjazzmusic.com 

Thanks for listening