TERRFIC LIVE MUSIC:

 

MOVE! the Band

Can you “stump the band”? Our good time, rock n’ roll playlist features the most popular dance and sing-a-long hits of all eras including doo-wop, swing, soul, Motown, contemporary and more. Their versatile, engaging style will fit your event like a glove. We take requests!

 

MY BILL EVANS – A Personal Conversation – this fascinating program is based on the dialogues between Joel Zelnik and Bill Evans, a 7 time Grammy Award Winner, at the “Village Gate” during the mid-1960’s.  Signature Evans works are performed. Joel and his trio present informative insight into this jazz great:  www.joelzelnik.com.

 

JOEL ZELNIK JAZZ

Acclaimed, original and personable jazz ensembles for all size events and functionc.  Check out musical samples.

 

TONY BENNETT & BILL EVANS –

The Legendary Recordings
Highlighted is the collaboration of Bill Evans & Tony Bennett  during 1975 and ‘77, yielding some of the best recordings in the history of jazz (this program features Grammy nominee vocalist Annette Sanders). www.joelzelnik.com.


LINDA IPANEMA AND THE DIXIECATS
A red-hot, foot tapping, finger snapping revue featuring classic Dixieland tunes and bluesy ballads starring Linda Ipanema, the Queen of Dixieland.  Linda sings, dances and wisecracks accompanied by her Dixieland band. Peformances include: all major NYC metropolitan area clubs, festivals, concerts, the Showboat in Atlantic City, stage musicials, tv and movies.

 

RICHARD FRANK & the STONY CREEK

An authentic choice of both Bluegrass and Country music for all events and parties. Country & Western Dance instruction available.

 

THE BIG BAND EXPERIENCE
You can recapture the big band sounds of the 40's along with the dances of today at your next event. Thrill to such classics as: "String Of Pearls", "Moonlight Serenade" and everyone's favorite, "In The Mood" along with rock, soul and contemporary.

 

THE TEE TONES

NYC’s own soulful, accapella singing group, specializing in sweet, soulful group harmony and passionate vocal performances of classic sounds from the dop wop and Motown eras.  The Tee Tones promise a fun and exciting show.

 

OY'S IN THE HOOD

Authentic, all-live Klezmer music will ignite your function.

 

CLASSICAL ENSEMBLES

Peerless classical ensembles, available from soloist to string quartets and larger groups.  Ideal for cocktail hours and ceremonies.

 

Plus Harpists, Violinists, Solo Guitar and Piano, Barbershp Quartets, Vibrophone ensembles plus all other musical styles and size ensembles.

CABARET/SIGNATURE SHOWS

ALL THE WAY – the Best of Francine & Joel -  an all-inclusive program featuring a musical feast of rock, Broadway, The Great American Songbook, contemporary songs and more.  Favorites include tributes to Elton John, The Jackson Five,  Noel Coward, Frank Sinatra, The Carpenters and Bill Evans.  Recommended  for all ages and all audiences.

 

A LOVE AFFAIR WITH THE MOVIES  - featuring the magical, engaging and dynamic songs from many of Hollywood's most memorable productions such as "That's Entertainment", “Goldfinger”, "Cabaret", "Moonstruck", "Risky Business", “The Little Mermaid”, "Shrek" and much more!

 

AN IRISH SONG CELEBRATION - Treat your audience with Music, Movement and Mirth this St. Patrick’s Day.  Songs such as “Danny Boy”, “The Wearing Of The Green”, “Harrigan” and many more!  St. Patrick’s Day humor and a wee bit o’ step dancing!  Francine and Joel perform your Irish favorites in the lively, engaging style that they do best.

 

BROADWAY MAGIC: Then & Now -  songs with the musical magic that can only come from a legendary Broadway show. Entertain your guests with the old “razzle dazzle and over 23 Broadway gems. Rated A+ in audience satisfaction with songs from “Annie”, “Sweet Charity”, “Gypsy”, “The Little Mermaid”, “The Producers”, “South Pacific” and more.

 

BROADWAY MUSICALS: A Jewish Legacy -  enjoy the unique talent of America’s outstanding Jewish songwriters such as: George (Jacob Gershowitz) Gershwin, Frank (Henry) Loesser, Mel (Kaminsky) Brooks and more.  Timeless Broadway gems from "Hello Dolly", "Pippin", "Guys & Dolls", "The Producers", "Finian's Rainbow" and “Spamalot” are featured. Who nu?

 

FOREVER JUDY – one of America’s greatest entertainers and fascinating personalities, Judy Garland is front and center in this fond musical remembrance. “The Trolley Song”, “Swanee”, “You Made Me Love You” and “Over The Rainbow” are only a few of the tuneful gems you will hear.

FOREVER JUDY & THE WIZARD OF OZ

Francine & Joel will take you on this memorable musical program featuring America’s number one female vocalist, Judy Garland. Crafted with love, “Forever Judy” is an inspiring musical experience, highlighting song hits from the “The Wizard of Oz”, her concert years, and selections from the Broadway musical “The Wiz”.

 

FRANK & JUDY - A Musical Romance!  Timeless classics from the “Great American Songbook” as performed by two of the most celebrated performers of our time! Fascinating nostalgia and trivia radiate from this legendary Hollywood couple.

 

FRANK & LIZA - A NY, NY Celebration: Join us as we tribute two outstanding “NY, NY” megastars, Frank Sinatra and Liza Minnelli. Enjoy the timeless classics of these two “top of the heap” showbiz celebrities at this gala performance of terrific music and song memories!

 

GIRL SINGERS OF THE 50’S – a generous helping of 50’s songs highlighting the hits of Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney, Dinah Washington, Patti Page and much more.  Enjoy songs such as “Mambo Italiano”, “At Last” and “You Belong To Me”.

 

HAPPY  HOUR– entertaining and engaging show for parties and lively celebrations. Jam packed with contemporary and nostalgic songs “Happy Hour” provides plenty of humor, movement and audience participation in an upbeat, captivating style.

 

HOLIDAY LIGHTS– a festive, timely and engaging performance for winter holiday celebrations including Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza and New Years. Perfect for all audiences Singing, music, dancing, laughter and more!

 

 

JUDY & LIZA – Together, Wherever  - the legendary mother/daughter tribute with hit songs and memories through the years.  A lovely program for mothers, daughters and fans of this ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ musical duo with selections from “Over The Rainbow” to “NY, NY”.

 

KICKIN’ IT WITH FRANCINE & JOEL

Join us in this contemporary and nostalgic show which features music from the 50’s through the 2000’s. Soul, swing, Motown, Elton John, disco, Madonna, the Beatles, Elvis and more! Sing along and dance to your favorites. Available as a duo, plus.

 

LADY SWINGS SINATRA - Francine, Joel and group pay tribute to the legend of Frank Sinatra, his time and his music.  This unique show features songs sung either with Sinatra or recorded by a female singer.  If your audience enjoys "Old Blue Eyes", they will love this dynamic program of the “Chairman Of The Board”s' hit after swinging hit!

 

LAS VEGAS LEGENDS -   is an unforgettable, Off-Broadway, NYC cabaret revue saluting the great music of Las Vegas. Husband/wife musical team, Francine Evans & Joel Zelnik, perform the legendary songs of Elvis Presley, Bobby Darin, Louis Armstrong, Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Cher, Frank Sinatra and more.  Fasten your seatbelts for this live, engaging show!

 

LIZA! - With her trademark mix of dynamism and excitement, the daughter of Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli is paid tribute in a whirl of positive energy and humor. Songs include: “Cabaret”, “Mammy”, Bye Bye Blackbird”, “NY, NY” and more. You can’t go wrong with LIZA!

 

MOTHERS DAY MUSICAL BOUQUET -  a special program dedicated to mothers, grandmothers, great-grandmothers and children alike. Songs from the turn-of-the-century to today: “Que Sera, Sera”, “Wind Beneath My Wings”, “Mama Mia”, “My Mammy”, “Puff, the Magic Dragon” and more. Fun for all ages!

 

RAT PACK 2 – The Ladies & The Gents : Join the rollicking Vegas Rat Pack, both the men and women, during the ‘hey-hey’ days of Las Vegas’s apex. Francine & Joel recreate memories of Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe, Juliet Prowse, Shirley MacLaine and Liza Minnelli, not to mention Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra as they perform the unforgettable hits of the 50’s, 60’s and beyond. Fasten your seatbelts!

 

SALUTE TO THE 40’S – reminisce about the 1940’s when you swooned and swayed to the sounds of the big band vocalists. The Andrew Sisters, Benny Goodman, The Mills Brothers, “Kalamazoo”, “Juke Box Saturday Night”, “Skylark?”  It’s all in here!

 

THIS IS MY COUNTRY- Patriotism now goes hand-in-hand with politics which has caused a high divide.  We seek to fill that gap with a performance for all Americans. Come celebrate our country with music by Irving Berlin, Lee Greenwood, Woody Guthrie, Elton John, the Armed Forces and more. This thoughtful and uplifting show touches on history, compromise, democracy & today’s America.

REMEMBERING THE 70’S – Do you remember the Seventies?  Didn’t you love all those great hits by James Taylor, Carol King, Billy Joel, Judy Collins and many others?  Francine and Joel present a memorable collection of songs including: Both Sides Now, (Take Me Home) Country Roads, ABBA, You’ve Got A Friend, YMCA, Take It Easy, and more! 

 

 

THEME IDEAS 

 

20’s Great Gatsby Party

50’s Retro

80’s Throwback

A Night In Paris

A Night In Vienna

All Patriotic Holidays

All Winter Holidays

Art Deco New York Parties

Casino Night

Country Roads

Kentucky Derby

Labor Day

Latin Night

Mardi Gras

Mixers & Cocktail Receptions

PE6-5000 – A 40’s Salute

Pool Parties

Rat Pack – Las Vegas Night

Remembering the 70’s

St. Patrick Day

Woodstock Memories – the 60’s

WE'VE GOT YOUR MUSIC!