Port of Call

Port of Call

BandJazzAdult Contemporary

Port of Call is jazzy group of performers with more than 20 years experience. Individually and collectively they have opened for and played with the best in Jazz, Pop and R&B.

Biography

Port of Call is an amalgamation of styles and sounds. Their repertoire includes Jazz, Pop, R&B, Reggae’ as well as original tunes. The group formed in the 1980’s playing to packed houses in the Metro Detroit Area.

Port of Call gained notoriety as the band that would perform tunes that other bands wouldn’t tackle like Al Jarreau’s Spain (I Can Recall) and The Zoo Blues by The Manhattan Transfer.

The foundation of Port of Call has remained the same.

Stuart Scaggs on vocals and guitar received the 2001 Detroit Music Award for “Outstanding Pop Vocalist”. He has opened for Azyimuth, Abbey Lincoln, Diane Reeves, Ronnie Laws, Marion Meadows to name a few.

Classically trained keyboardist Mike Evans has performed with Alliyah, James Carter and Martha Reeves.

Guitarist Randal V. Wilson has shared the stage and performed with Brian McKnight, Babyface, Fred Hammond and Lashell Griffin, Oprah Winfrey’s Pop Star Challenge Winner.

Percussionist Barb “Hu-Du” Davis was a studio musician with United Sound Studios in the 70’s and 80’s and has performed or recorded the Dramatics, Johnnie Taylor and Bobby Womack.

Darryl Pierce a master on the drums has performed, toured or recorded with Stevie Wonder, Bettye Lavette, Mary Wilson & The Supremes, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, MUDPUPPY and Bob James. In 2001 he received the Detroit Music Award for “Outstanding Rock/Pop Instrumentalist”.

This powerhouse of musicians is available for Festivals, Private and Corporate events.

Set List


1) She
2) Zoo Blues
3) Stolen Moments
4) Compared to What
5) Rainbow in Your Eyes
6) Spain
7) Twilight Tone
9) Sweet Reunion
10) Super Woman
11) Something's Going On