Jazz By Three – Our Exclusive Trio Experience

Intro

There is an unmistakable magic happening on stage when you’re treated to a “Jazz By Three” performance. Steeped in rich jazz heritage; the three enact instinctively & harmoniously to create a moving and energetic musical experience. Michael Ewbank doubles with a swinging bass keyboard giving way to a full quartet sound from this trio. Drawing from the Great American Songbook, jazz standards, and contemporary jazz / blues artists; Jazz By Three give rise to a unique atmosphere and bring unforgettable memories to any event.

About Us

“Jazz By Three” features Jeff Andrew Simpson (tied closely with colleagues @ Jazz At Lincoln Center NYC) is a musical director / educator in Atlanta by day and professionally among the most in-demand players in town. His playing is flawless on sax, flute, trumpet, piano and vocal styles of Harry Connick Jr, Bublé and Sinatra.  Jeff’s CD of original jazz compositions “In A Midnight Moon” was well received and critically acclaimed.

Our TRIO version also features local legend Michael Ewbank on keyboards (Tall Dogs, Butch’s Brew – Butch Trucks of Allman Bros Band – also The League of Decency, Tommy Dean)  Michael is a star. His piano playing is brilliant and enchanting.  With major recording label creds and formidable talent, his rep follows wherever he performs and is one of the most sought after artists in the city.

Billy Bryant’s exceptional brush work on drums, intuitive feel for Latin percussion and New Orleans vocal style pulls it all together for an outstanding TRIO experience. Billy has been a mainstay in the Atlanta music scene for years;  playing drums for major music venues, festivals and opening for Lynyrd Skynyrd and Chuck Leavell (Sea Level). He founded “A Sparkling Planet” which was a popular swing / lounge / jazz band in early 2000’s.

 

Recent appearance on TV 47 – Photos Thomas A.J. Marnell

Praise

Hire Jazz By Three with confidence; the professionals you’ve been seeking – gathering praise and followers each time we perform:

We added a third musician…Jazz By Three. The band did a terrific job! They played for our rehearsal dinner for 100 guests during the reception and seated dinner. Jazz By Three exceeded all expectations from superior musicians, playlist variety, exactly as requested in terms of music selection, tempo, sound level and quality…set the right mood and energy. Mr. Bryant was responsive without delays in answering questions and providing suggestions. I highly recommend Jazz By Three! Well done and thank you for helping to make our weekend special for the newlyweds!

Review by Cathy H. from Athens, GA on 4/20/2018
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We booked them less than 2 weeks before our fundraising event, and they really did a great job setting the mood and entertaining the crowd. Hope to book them again next year!
 
Review by Jacques M. from Atlanta, GA. on 5/10/18

 

TV 47

To View ALL songs and  TV 47 appearance click here for FULL playlist:   MORE

 

Jazz Club / Restaurant

To view our entire performance and full LIVE! playlist click here:   MORE LIVE!

 

Song List

Jazz By Three song list will explore “jazz” in an earnest yet very entertaining way. From The Great American Songbook and jazz standards (Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter) to exotic Latin numbers by Carlos Antonio Jobim & other more contemporary jazz artists like Corey Weeds and Pat Metheny. Also, we recently added mo’ BLUES into our set including classic artists Mose Jones, Louis Jordan, Albert King and many others.  (a PDF of our full Song List is in the works and will be forthcoming)

Please check out our live TRIO performances here: Jazz By Three – Exciting LIVE! Jazz Performance

And our latest TV 47 TRIO appearance here: Jazz By Three on TV
 

Epilog

Jazz By Two (Jeff  Simpson & Billy Bryant) have been a big hit over the past 5 years offering an interpretation of classic, light, cool, smooth and Latin Jazz sprinkled with some POP.  It was created for an intimate & atmospheric experience and small footprint for many suitable occasions and events.  Successful with 5 star reviews and “Best Of” awards many years in a row.

After getting together with Michael Ewbank this year, it was an epiphany. The perfect “musica simpatico” & synchronicity a group of musicians search for, but rarely find. There was no doubt in our mind that we MUST take this to the next level and offer the TRIO set. Jazz By Three was born and it is being received mightily.
 

Booking

◆ You have a few ways in which to book Jazz By Three.  First of all contact me (Billy) at 770-455-3092 or by email billy.bryant@comcast.net

◆ You can book us thru our online agent(s) ( if payment by credit card is required ) a 5% booking fee will apply.  (OR) you may book us directly thru this site with no booking fee by “cash” or “check” payment only. Please contact me for any questions or details.

There is normally a $150.00 deposit to book the band and get your event firmly on the calendar. **If corporate function, we will abide by vendor guidelines and be happy to discuss alternatives, if needed. Thank you. We aim to make this transaction (and performance) very smooth, organized and professional. (see our testimonials above)
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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