Michael Grasso and the Not 2 Cool Jazz Trio
play a mixture of
standards and classic jazz in the spirit of Chet Baker, Miles Davis,
and Toots Thielemans. Focusing
on music from a bygone era, they have an intimate and lyrical sound
that follows the west coast style of cool jazz. Their large repertoire
of songs includes recognizable standards, romantic ballads, and classic
jazz with an emphasis on tasteful and timeless melodies. Liven up your
next party or banquet with memorable music from the 1920s through the
2 Cool Jazz Trio - Their core group consists of trumpet,
guitar or piano, and bass. This instrumentation provides a
flexible format, with the band members doubling on hand-held percussion and
chromatic jazz harmonica.
2 Cool Jazz Unplugged - This is the perfect setup for
smaller, intimate settings. Their acoustic duet combines a muted
trumpet (doubling on chromatic harmonica) with either guitar or piano.
2 Cool Jazz Band - For larger venues, their trio can be
expanded to a full dance band consisting of trumpet, saxophone,
trombone, piano, bass, and drums.
2 Cool Brass Band - This is a small show band that plays
marches and partriotic songs at parades and community events. The
marching band includes 4 to 6 members, with the full band consisting of
trumpet, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone, tuba, and drums.
Solo Church Trumpet
- A solo classical Bb, C, or Piccolo Trumpet player, available for
weddings, church services, and funerals.
band is available to play
quiet background music at restaurants, coffee houses,
weddings, and receptions, as well as a more upbeat sound for special
events and jam sessions in the Baltimore-Washington area.