The Deborah Stafford Trio, Quartet, & Quintet
My Jazz Quintet plays a great mix of Jazz Standards and Jazzy Blues and we are happy to curate the song list to make it perfect for your event. The Quintet consists of piano, bass, drums, vocals and sax. But if you have space or budget constraints, we can trim it down to a Quartet or even a Trio. We play all over the front range. We also do theme events such as "Gatsby" or Roaring 20's Parties, WWII Events with 1940's style music or whatever you dream up. Just let me know what feel you want for the evening.
The Deborah Stafford Swingtet
This 8-piece Groups consist of piano, bass, drums, guitar, vocals, trumpet, trombone and sax. We have a smokin' hot horn section and play a wide variety of great music.
As the "Swingtet" we play Jazz and classic 20's to 40's Swing and Jump Blues. Duke Ellington, Nat "king" Cole, and Ella, all the way to Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Brian Setzer Orchestra (of Stray Cats fame), Cherry Poppin' Daddies and so many more, we'll keep the joint jumpin' and the dancers hoppin'. We also have a special 1920's set list for "Gatsby" Roaring 20's parties.
Deborah Stafford & her Big Bad Funky Horn Band
.The Big Bad Funky Horn Band - We get the party started with Chicago Blues, Soul and Funky Pop charts from the great horn bands for a jambalaya sure to get you shakin' your tail feather! From BB King, Ray Charles, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Etta James, to Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse and more. This is some seriously fun stuff!
Deborah and her special "Extra Bluesy" version of this band recently won the Colorado Blues Society Blues Challenge and will be going to Memphis in 2022 to compete at the International Blues Challenge. We've been writing new songs and plan to record them soon for this event.
The Flatirons Jazz Orchestra featuring Deborah Stafford
The Flatirons Jazz Orchestra featuring Deborah Stafford is an authentic 18-piece Swing Big Band. We play a great selection of 1940's Swing Classics. Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Glenn Miller, Ellington and all the songs you remember. Wow them with the power of a real Swing Big Band and they'll be dancing all night long.
Deborah Stafford & The State of Affairs (Blues)
Deborah Stafford and her award-winning Blues Band, The State of Affairs, have had a pretty good year. They were chosen to represent Mile High Blues Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, They got a nod for best self-produced CD and made their first music video. They were nominated for 3 "Members Choice" awards by Colorado Blues Society including Favorite Band and Best Songwriting. Deborah was asked to sing in the Women in the Blues Showcase and just last month the band got to open for Buddy Guy. Not bad for the Blues!