On 11, Dec 2014 | In Jazz | By Leigh
Looking for a small group that can deliver easy listening for cocktail hours, dinners and luncheons?
Cleveland Music Group can assemble a small jazz group of accomplished musicians consisting of virtually any combination of instruments, including but not limited to upright bass, keys or piano, violin, drums, sax and guitar. We call it Jazz By Design because each group will be customized for your event and style.
Ilya studied in Europe and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Performance Piano with a specialty in jazz. He has been performing as a soloist and member of various bands in Cleveland area for over ten years. Ilya is well versed in styles from Jazz Standards, Smooth Jazz, Popular Tunes and Island Music.
As a professional guitarist for close to 40 years, Pete Cavano is no stranger to the local music scene.
Performing with artists as diverse as the late Robert Lockwood Jr. and local legend Anne E. Dechant, to name just a few, has given Pete a formidable command of the guitar.
Not only recognized on a local level, Pete has been an annual performer at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society Convention held in Nashville. This is a showcase of the best solo guitarists from around the world.
On 20, Dec 2014 | In Jazz | By Leigh
“Jonathan Hooper is an up-and-coming jazz pianist and singer out of Cleveland. The combination of the variety of his piano styles plus his luscious singing makes Mr. Hooper a double-entertainment threat! This young man is going to turn a lot of heads!” —Dave Frank, Assoc. Professor of Piano, Berklee College of Music
Anthony Fuoco offers ceremony, dinner and jazz selections. He has been an active musician and educator in Cleveland, teaching a variety of music courses at Lorain County Community College and Baldwin-Wallace College. He is equally comfortable with classical interpretation and jazz improvisation and has frequently performed in both genres throughout the area. Anthony holds a Bachelor’s degree in piano and SUNY Potsdam and a Master’s degree in piano from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.