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Serving Greater Jacksonville
, 32204 United States

+1 904 703-8687

Since 1998, KellyScottMusic has earned a very credible reputation throughout the southeastern U.S, including Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Louisianna and beyond, for offering the best in sophisticated and entertaining jazz groups for special occassions. Located in Florida, KellyScottMusic specializes in swing-based, danceable jazz through several group presentations, each popular for weddings, dances, parties, corporate affairs and festivals.

KellyScottMusic groups are co-led by two internationally traveled jazz artists, vocalist Lisa Kelly & trumpeter JB Scott. Each seperately profiled among 320 of the top jazz artists on the scene today in the internationally acclaimed book, “The New Face of Jazz,” multi-Downbeat Magazine award winning vocalist Lisa Kelly and former Dukes of Dixieland trumpeter/leader JB Scott have enjoyed well established careers as popular solo entertainers and as co-leaders of their highly regarded jazz groups. Lisa & JB are known for the highest level of professionalism and musical quality, using only premier musicians from the region, and for working closely with their clients, tailoring the music to the uniquness of each event!    

From the rehearsal dinner, to the ceremony, the cocktail hour, and the reception, light background dinner music to energetic dancing, a professional jazz group to fit your tastes to add that touch of musical sophistication and class to your special day!

(1) “THE KELLY/SCOTT QUINTET  5-piece classic small group (vocal, trumpet, piano, bass, drums), featuring highly regarded rhythm section players which have included Jeff Phillips, Joshua Bowlus, Per Danielsson, Dennis Marks, Richard Drexler, Ed Metz, Jr, Clyde Connor, and Danny Gottlieb. From intimate ballads to in-the-pocket big band flavoured swing, playing fresh arrangements of well-known standards to hits from current jazz artists, from the repertiore of Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, and Count Basie to Diana Krall, Harry Connick, Jr. and Michael Buble!     

(2) “JB SCOTT'S SWINGIN' ALLSTARS 7-piece Chicago swing/New Orleans style group (vocal, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, banjo/guitar, upright bass, drums), featuring the horn section of trumpeter JB Scott (led the Dukes of Dixieland), legendary trombonist Dave Steinmeyer (led the Airmen of Note), and clarinetist Jim Snyder (also formerly with the Dukes), playing Trad to swing based tunes from the 20’s to 40’s, to original compositions.      

(3) “SOPHISTICATED SWING 10-piece big band (vocal, trumpet, trombone, alto, tenor and bari saxes, piano, guitar, bass, drums), playing the jazz classics of the 30’s & 40’s big band era (Miller, Ellington, Basie, Ella & Armstrong) to new standards from today’s current artists (Gillespie, Wynton, Sinatra, Buble, and Schuur), the perfect mini-big band for receptions, dances, concerts, themed concerts, holidays and patriotic events.      

(4) “FLORIDA SWING ORCHESTRA full 18-piece big band (vocal, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 5 saxes, piano, guitar, bass, drums) for the big reception, concert, and festival events of 250 or more people, extending the musical material of the 10-piece group to include specialty concerts (holidays, patriotic, themes) and compositions from Thad Jones, Ellington, and Buddy Rich to Jeff Clayton, Gordon Goodwin and Maria Schneider, and vocalists Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Diana Krall and Kurt Elling.

ALSO AVAILABLE: Brass Quartet/Quintet, soloists (trumpet, vocal, piano), ceremony and cocktail hour trumpet/guitar or piano duos, adding bass for trios  

ABOUT LISA & JB...

Each profiled among 320 of the top jazz artists on the scene today in the book, “The New Face of Jazz,” multi-Downbeat Magazine award winning vocalist Lisa Kelly and former Dukes of Dixieland trumpeter/leader JB Scott have enjoyed well established careers as popular musical artists, entertainers and jazz educators. From leading duos and small groups to a featured vocalist with big bands that have included the Larry Elgart Orchestra, the Chris Riddle Orchestra, and Florida's official state band, The St. Johns River City Big Band, LISA KELLY is known for her signature warm, clear, clear toned voice, broad range and ‘instrumental’ approach to singing, carrying on the tradition of jazz vocal legends like Ella Fitsgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Anita O’Day & Carmen McCrae, with a taste of the modern singers like Dianne Reeves, Diana Krall and Natalie Cole. Impeccable pitch, phrasing and improvisation reflect Lisa’s style, who was recently inducted into the 2013 Jacksonville Jazz Festival's "Jazz Hall of Fame," in recognition for her high level of musicianship & years of contributing to the jazz community. With time spent playing in New Orleans, Japan, the Miami Latin scene and in various legendary big bands, JB SCOTT has a versatile style with the sass, swing, sensitivity and fire of Clark Terry, Louis Armstrong, Arturo Sandoval & Freddie Hubbard-all rolled into one dynamic personality! Former leader/cornetist of the world famous Dukes of Dixieland for 3 years, JB has performed with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Arturo Sandoval, Ed Calle and other notables, and has been the director of the award winning UNF Jazz Ensemble I big band for 17 years at the University of North Florida.                         

Working together since their first concert at the 1997 Montreux Jazz Festival, LISA KELLY & JB SCOTT have performed as guest soloists with symphonies, small groups and big bands and as co-leaders of their own groups, on numerous national and international stages from jazz clubs, corporate and specialty events, to major jazz festivals. Also to their credit, 5 notable independently released CD recordings, features on TV, radio and other CD recordings, and appearances with such legendary & popular artists as Dave Brubeck, Ed Calle, Eddie Metz, Jr, Bill Allred, Jane Monheit, Lynne Arriale, Dave Steinmeyer, Alan Vache, Danny Gottlieb, Jim Snyder, Richard Drexler, Herb Bruce, Jeff Phillips, Bill Prince, Slide Hampton, Barry Greene, Per Danielsson, Bucky Pizzarelli, Rodney Whitaker, Arturo Sandoval, Tim Hagans, Dennis Marks and the legendary Bunky Green, to name just a few. Lisa & JB ‘s numerous concert performances have included the Kennedy Center, Montreux  Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Festival Vien (Austria), Sarasota Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Suncoast Jazz Classic, Mammoth Lakes Jazz Festival, Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, Savannah Jazz Festival, Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Elkhart Jazz Festival, Swing & Jazz Preservation Society, Bix Biederbeck Festival, Gainesville Friends of Jazz, Treasure Coast Jazz Society, Jazz By The Bay Festival, Pensacola Jazz Festival, Lakeside Jazz Festival, Space Coast Jazz Society, Central Florida Jazz Society, Jazz Legacy Jazz Festival, the Jazz Corner, IAJE International Jazz Conferences, JEN National Jazz Conferences, FMEA State Music Conferences, numerous collegiate jazz programs, and jazz clubs in Canada, Europe and the U.S. Visit the website: www.Kellyscottmusic.com,  for bio’s, CD’s and samples, pictures, customer comments, and performance calendar.

**** SAMPLE SONG LISTS ***** GROUP #1 THE KELLY-SCOTT QUINTET (acoustic small group jazz)

  • A CHILD IS BORN - Afro Blue
  • AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' - April Mist
  • ALICE IN WONDERLAND - A Night In
  • Tunisia
  • BLACK COFFEE - Billy's Bounce
  • BODY AND SOUL - Caravan
  • CLOSE YOUR EYES - Come Rain Or Come Shine
  • COM ALMA - Corcovado
  • DETOUR AHEAD - Dig
  • DINDI - Easy To Love
  • EXACTLY LIKE YOU - Footprints
  • GEORGIA - Giant Steps
  • GOD BLESS THE CHILD - How Deep Is The Ocean?
  • I AIN'T GOT NOTHING BUT THE BLUES - I Can See Clearly Now
  • I CONCENTRATE ON YOU - I'll Take Romance
  • I LOVE BEING HERE WITH YOU - I'm Walkin'
  • IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD - I Only Have Eyes For You
  • IT HAD TO BE YOU - Jordu
  • JOYSPRING - Just Squeeze Me
  • LAZYBIRD - Let's Fall In Love
  • LITTLE SUNFLOWER - Louisiana Sunday Afternoon
  • LOVE DANCE - Love For Sale
  • LULLABY OF BIRDLAND - Lulu's Back In Town
  • LUSH LIFE - Mambo Inn
  • MERCY, MERCY, MERCY - Monk's Dream
  • MOONDANCE - Moonglow
  • MORE - My Foolish Heart
  • MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE - Nature Boy
  • NEW YORK STATE OF MIND - Nica's Dream
  • NIGHT AND DAY - One For My Baby
  • OLEO - On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • OUT OF NOWHERE - Peel Me A Grape
  • PENTUP HOUSE - Polkadots And Moonbeams
  • 'ROUND MIDNIGHT - Route 66
  • RUBY, MY DEAR - Sandu
  • SCRAPPLE FROM THE APPLE - Sea Journey
  • (My) SECRET LOVE - September In The Rain
  • SERPANT'S TOOTH - Seven Steps
  • SINCE I FELL FOR YOU - Smile
  • SOFTLY AS/MORNING SUNRISE - Someday My Prince Will Come
  • SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME - Song For My Father
  • STORMY WEATHER - Sweet Georgia Brown
  • TENDERLY - That Old Black Magic
  • THE LOOK OF LOVE - The Midnight Sun
  • THE NEARNESS OF YOU - There Is No Greater Love
  • THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU- This Masquerade
  • THIS CAN'T BE LOVE - Too Close For Comfort
  • UNDER A BLANKET OF BLUE - Until I Met You
  • UP JUMPED SPRING - What A Wonderful World
  • WHEN I FALL IN LOVE - ...AND MANY, MANY MORE!!!

     GROUP # 2 - JB SCOTT'S SWINGIN' ALLSTARS (7-piece New Orleans group)

  • AFTER YOU'VE GONE - A Kiss To Build A Dream On
  • ALABAMA JUBILEE - Alexander's Ragtime Band
  • AVALON - Basin Street Blues
  • BILL BAILEY - Bourbon Street Parade
  • BYE BYE BLACKBIRD - Chicago
  • CHINA BOY - Comes Love
  • CORNET CHOP SUEY - Creole Love Song
  • DARKTOWN STRUTTER'S BALL - Deed I Do
  • DINAH - Do U Know/MissNew Orleans?
  • DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE - Dream A Little Dream Of Me
  • FIDGETY FEET - Hindustan
  • HOME - Honeysuckle Rose
  • I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE - I Cried For You
  • I'M CONFESSIN' - Indian Summer
  • I WANNA BE HAPPY - I've Found A New Baby
  • I WISHED ON THE MOON - Jazz Me Blues
  • JUST A CLOSER WALK - Just Alittle While To Stay Here
  • K.C. STOMPS - Keeping Out Of Mischief Now
  • LAZY RIVER - Limehouse Blues
  • LULLABY OF THE LEAVES - Midnight In Moscow
  • MISSISSIPPI MUD - Muscrat Ramble
  • NEW ORLEANS STOMP - Oh, Lady Be Good
  • OLD MAN TIME - Petite Fleur
  • ROSETTA - Royal Garden Blues
  • RUNNIN' WILD - Savoy Blues
  • SENSATION RAG - Sleepy Time Down South
  • SLOW BOAT TO CHINA - South
  • SOUTH RAMPART ST. PARADE - St. James Infirmary Blues
  • ST. LOUIS BLUES - Stars Fell On Alabama
  • STRUTTIN' WITH SOME BBQ - Stumblin'
  • SWEET GEORGIA BROWN - Sweethearts On Parade
  • THAT DADA STRAIN - That Old Green River
  • THE BEAR MISSED THE TRAIN - The Mooche
  • THEM THERE EYES - Ther'll Be Some Changes Made
  • THE SHIEK OF ARABY - Tia Juana
  • UNDECIDED - Up The Lazy River
  • WAITIN FOR THE ROBERT E. LEE - Way Down Yonder/N. Orleans
  • WHAT ALITTLE MOONLITE CAN DO - When I Take My Sugar To Tea
  • WHEN THE MIDNITE CHOO-CHOO - When The Saints Go Marching In
  • WININ' BOY - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
  • YOU'RE MY EVERYTHING - You're Nobody's Sweetheart
  • YOU TOOK ADVANTAGE OF ME - and More, More, MORE!!

     GROUP #3 SOPHISTICATED SWING (10-pc.); FLORIDA SWING ORCHESTRA (20-pc.) (Big Bands)

  • ALL OF ME - Almost Like Being In Love
  • AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL - Angel Eyes
  • A STRING OF PEARLS - Bandstand Boogie
  • BLUE SKIES - Boogy Woogy Buggle Boy
  • CAUGHT A TOUCH OF YOUR LOVE - Corcovado
  • DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE - Everyday I Have The Blues
  • FEVER - For All We Know
  • I CAN'Y GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE - I'll Never Smile Again
  • I LOVE BEING HERE WITH YOU - I'm Beginning To See The Light
  • I'M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE - In The Mood
  • INTERMISSION RIFF - It's Only A Paper Moon
  • IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU - I Want To Be Happy
  • JUST FRIENDS - Kansas City
  • LADY IS A TRAMP - Laura
  • MACK THE KNIFE - Manhattan
  • MANTEGA - Meditation
  • MOONGLOW - Moonlight In Vermont
  • NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Our Love Is Here To Stay
  • OUT OF NOWHERE - Poinciana
  • ST. LOUIS BLUES - Satin Doll
  • SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY - Shiny Stockings
  • STARDUST - Stompin' At The Savoy
  • SUMMERTIME - 720 In The Books
  • TAKING A CHANCE ON LOVE - Take The "A" Train
  • TEACH ME TONIGHT - That Rainy Day
  • THE GIRL FROM IPANEMA - The Way You Look Tonight
  • TUXEDO JUNCTION - Where Or When
  • .........Chachas, Rhumbas, Waltzes, - Swing, Ballads, Bossa Novas,
  • Sambas, Merengues, Patriotic, ...... - ... and over 850 MORE!!!

WEDDING SONG LIST
(Only a sample of the many tunes we perform)

  • Ain’t Misbehavin’, A Kiss To Build A Dream On
  • All Of Me, All Of You
  • Always, As Time Goes By
  • At Last, Blue Moon
  • Body & Soul, Cheek To Cheek
  • Come Rain or Come Shine, Cute
  • Dearly Beloved, Deed I Do
  • Dindi, Dream A Little Dream Of Me
  • Easy To Love, Embraceable You
  • Exactly Like You, Fly Me To The Moon
  • Green Dolphin Street, Honeysuckle Rose
  • How Deep Is The Ocean?, I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
  • I Can See Clearly Now, I Concentrate On You
  • I’ll Take Romance, I Love Being Here With You
  • I’m In The Mood For Love, In My Solitude
  • I Only Have Eyes For You, It Had To Be You
  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin, I Wished On The Moon
  • Just In Time, Just Squeeze Me
  • Let’s Fall in Love, Moondance
  • My Foolish Heart, My Funny Valentine
  • My One & Only Love, Moonglow
  • My Love. My Romance
  • Night & Day, Our Love Is Here To Stay
  • Out Of This World, Polkadots & Moonbeams
  • My Secret Love, Someone To Watch Over Me
  • Stars Fell On Alabama, Taking A chance On Love
  • Teach Me Tonight, Tenderly
  • That’s All, The Best Things Happen When We Dance
  • The More I See You, The Nearness Of You
  • The Way You Look Tonight, They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  • There Is No Greater Love, The Very Thought Of You
  • This Can’t Be Love, Under A Blanket Of Blue
  • Until I Met You, What A Wonderful World
  • When I Fall In Love, When You’re Smiling
  • You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me, and many more

 

 

KellyScottMusic offers the best in swing-based, danceable jazz groups! Led by nationally known vocalist Lisa Kelly/trumpeter JB Scott, select from a classic quintet, a New Orleans-Chicago Swing Dixieland group, or 10/18 piece big bands, Just placed in the Jacksonville Jazz Fest Hall of Fame.