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Sam & Loris Duo - Jazz Band - Auckland


Type: Jazz Band


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Sam & Loris are a guitar and piano duo who perform jazz, blues and Latin music as well as a range of other styles and genres.

Their repertoire consists of exciting original arrangements of songs from the Great American Songbook, jazz and Latin standards and jazz infused versions of popular covers and Christmas tunes.

They specialise in background music, entertainment music and concerts and are suitable for private, corporate and public events.

Sam & Loris Duo can also perform with the addition of either a female or male jazz vocalist or with the addition of a third instrumentalist such as a double bassist, saxophonist or drummer.

Requests: They are happy to perform a special tune(s) for your event, provided it's requested in advance and is compatible with the band lineup.

Band Lineup Options
Sam & Loris Duo - Guitar and Piano
Sam & Loris Duo + Vocalist
Sam & Loris Duo + Double Bassist
Sam & Loris Duo + Saxophonist
Sam & Loris Duo + Drummer

Sam & Loris Duo vocalists include Allana Goldsmith and Mike Murane. Other additional instrumentalists (when required) are selected from a pool of professional jazz musicians that are Auckland based.

Ideal for: private event, corporate function, wedding, birthday, dining event, conference, party, ceremony, product launch, vintage style event, WWII themed event, Anzac Day, Christmas themed event, private home concert, festival performance, jazz club concert, cafe, bar, restaurant, retirement village, hotel lobby, lounge, winery, RSA, market, etc.

 


Great American Songbook / Jazz Standards
Styles: Swing, Trad Jazz, Blues, Bebop, Latin, Waltz, Ballad, Contemporary, Groove

Honeysuckle Rose - Thomas “Fats” Waller
Old Devil Moon - Burton Lane
St. Louis Blues - W.C. Handy
Over The Rainbow - Harold Arlen
All Blues - Miles Davis
Sweet Georgia Brown - Ben Bernie & Maceo Pinkard
Body & Soul - Johnny Green
Beautiful Love - Victor Young
Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good To You - Don Redman
Misty - Erroll Garner
Pennies From Heaven - Arthur Johnston
Take the “A” Train - Duke Ellington
Alfie - Burt Bacharach
Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller

Latin Standards
Styles: Brazilian (Bossa Nova, Samba), Afro-Cuban (Bolero, Mambo, Latin-Jazz)

The Girl From Ipanema - Antônio Carlos Jobim
Bésame Mucho - Consuelo Velázquez
Recorda-Me - Joe Henderson
Claudia - Chucho Valdés
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars / Corcovado - Antônio Carlos Jobim
Manhã de Carnaval / Black Orpheus - Luiz Bonfá
500 Miles High - Chick Corea
Mambo Inn - Mario Bauzá
A Night In Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie
Desafinado / Slightly Out of Tune - Antônio Carlos Jobim
Caravan - Duke Ellington / Juan Tizol
Blue Bossa - Kenny Dorham
Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock

Popular Covers
Performed with a jazz flavour in various styles ranging from swing and latin to groove / funk

Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
(They Long To Be) Close To You - Burt Bacharach
And I Love Her - John Lennon / Paul McCartney
Valerie - The Zutons
Don’t Know Why - Jesse Harris, Norah Jones version)
Moondance - Van Morrison
Let It Be - John Lennon / Paul McCartney
Our Day Will Come - Bob Hilliard & Mort Garson
Imagine - John Lennon
Sunny - Bobby Hebb
Yesterday - John Lennon / Paul McCartney
Killing Me Softly - Charles Fox
Temptation - Tom Waits, Diana Krall version 

Christmas Repertoire
Performed with a jazz flavour in various styles ranging from swing and latin to groove / funk)

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Silent Night
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Sleigh Ride
Jingle Bells
The Christmas Song/Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire
Santa Baby
Winter Wonderland
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
White Christmas
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Frosty the Snowman
We Three Kings

Vintage / WWII Themed Events / Anzac Day Repertoire
Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller
Little Brown Jug - Joseph Winner
St. Louis Blues - W.C. Handy
Pennies From Heaven - Arthur Johnston
White Cliffs of Dover - Walter Kent
Ain’t Misbehavin’ - Thomas “Fats” Waller
Chattanooga Choo Choo - Harry Warren
I’ll Be Seeing You - Sammy Fain
Sweet Georgia Brown - Ben Bernie & Maceo Pinkard
American Patrol - Frank White Meacham
Take the “A” Train - Duke Ellington
Pennsylvania 6-5000 - Jerry Gray
Sentimental Journey - Les Brown / Ben Homer
We’ll Meet Again - Ross Parker / Hughie Charles


Sam & Loris Duo with vocalist Allana Goldsmith - Sample Repertoire

Pennies From Heaven - Arthur Johnston
The Girl From Ipanema - Antônio Carlos Jobim
East of the Sun - Brooks Bowman, Diana Krall version
Blue Skies / In Walked Bud - Irving Berlin / Thelonious Monk
Tenderly - Walter Gross - Sung in Te Reo Māori / English
Old Devil Moon - Burton Lane
Temptation - Tom Waits, Diana Krall version
The Old Country - Nat Adderley
All Blues - Miles Davis
My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers - Sung in Te Reo Māori / English
My Secret Love - Sammy Fain
Stompin’ at the Savoy - Edgar Sampson
At Last - Mack Gordon / Harry Warren, Etta James version

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