Backstreet Jazz & Funk Orkestra

Date: Friday, August 13 2021

Party Dance Music

Time: 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Hard work and dedication to their craft are the reasons why the Backstreet Jazz and Funk Orkestra are rapidly becoming one of the most sought after groups in the area. Formed as the premiere dance orchestra, BFJO has blended several musical styles into it's present format of classic rhythm and blues to the latest hits. A variety of top 40, rock and jazz to Michael Bluble, Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Motown classics to Steely Dan, Earth Wind and Fire, Tower of Power, a 70's disco set (with costume) to music from the Blue's Brothers and Prince. The musicians and singers in the BJFO all are very accomplished performers. We have the training to read music so this allows us the ability to quickly adapt to any musical situation to meet the clients needs. I as the band leader personally have over 5000 charts allowing us to play for any situation.

BJFO is the soulful harmonies of:
Caitlyn Falco- Singer   
Jeff Bratz- Singer, Percussion  From Los Angeles 
Tyriq Johnson- Singer   From  Las Vegas 

Spotlighting the Downtown Horns:
Rachel Bundy- 1st Trumpet, Background Vocals
Jenny Kennedy- 2nd Trumpet
Jason Fritts- Alto, Tenor Sax, Background Vocals
Jay Wright- Baritone Sax, Lead and Background Vocals
Stephen Perry- Tenor, Alto Sax, Conga, Background Vocals
Liz Sunshine- Trombone

Off the Wall Gang Rhythm Section:
Mike Patton-Piano, Keys and Arrangements
Jeff Eidemiller- Guitar
Andy Calder- Bass
Chris Smith- Drums, Band Leader