For over 20 years Robbie Scott and his New Deal Orchestra, a New York City Band, have provided music tailored to meet the individual needs of each client. Musical versatility has made the New Deal Orchestra one of the most popular and sought after ensembles for seeking wedding bands and also corporate events providing exciting, romantic, danceable musical entertainment for any type of formal or informal event and wedding.
We cater to events and weddings in New York and NYC, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and across the country. Our talented musicians play over 300 events a year.
We can also be found on the big and small screen in such productions as televised parties at the White House for Presidents Clinton and Reagan and Woody Allen's films "Hannah and Her Sisters" and "Manhattan".
Herein lies the secret to the success of The New Deal Orchestra - Give the client what they want.
If our client is not sure what style of music will be best received, or if there will be a "mixed crowd" in attendance, Mr. Scott's years of band-leading and playing experience have made him an expert at reading a room and he will make sure the evening is a success!
You can enjoy Big Band Music, Swing, Dance Music, Ballroom music, Latin, Motown, Rhythm and Blues, Rock and Roll, Disco, Cocktail music; whatever it is you desire. By leaving it all up to Robbie Scott and his New Deal Orchestra our clients can actually relax and enjoy their own party.
Whenever Robbie Scott has the occasion to walk anywhere in New York City, many people happily call out to him to give him a “thumbs-up” greeting. Mr. Scott has gained notoriety from years of playing with Bobby Short’s Society Act, Woody Allen’s Dixieland Band as well as leading his own New Deal Orchestra in providing elegant and exciting music for countless weddings, receptions, parties and society and corporate events.
A consummate musician and bandleader, Robbie Scott has in his mind and at his fingertips over 4,000 tunes. These span the styles and tempos of the music from the 1920’s to today’s number one hits on the charts.
Some of what the press is saying~
”Mr. Scott’s musicians…have a remarkable adaptability…a key quality is Mr. Scott’s drumming – his understanding of the right styles from which he draws, and an ability to keep his program moving smoothly and provocatively for both dancers and listeners.” John S. Wilson - The New York Times
"Had there been an applause meter, Scott's New Deal's presentation would have won hands down." Brian D. Clifford - The Express-Times
Some of what the Clients are saying~
"... your outstanding musical production helped to make all New Jerseans proud of the Governor's Awards program and its fine recipients. Once again thank you for a job well done."
Jim Florio - Governor, State of New Jersey
"What a triumph! At a Club which prides itself on the quality of its music and entertainment, you and your New Deal Swing Band have scored a perfect "10". Of all the dance bands that have played the Shore Club, none can compare to yours. The entire audience was captivated." Irv Cherashor, House Chairman - The Larchmont Shore Club