Swing & Standards Jazz Band
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Swing & Standards Jazz Band

Portland, OR | Established. Jan 01, 2000 | SELF

Portland, OR | SELF
Established on Jan, 2000
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Quartet Videos

I Love You - Jazz Swing Standard - Portland Oregon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4Mkx5gVix4


Almost Like Being In Love - Jazz Standard - Portland Oregon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzV7FavbR4A

East Of The Sun and West of the Moon - Romantic Jazz Standard - Portland Oregon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ihqyem-MWt4

Out Of Nowhere - Jazz Standard - Portland Oregon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8wou5rDurA

DUO VIDEOS

In The Dark - Bill Coones Larry Adair

ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XEuS_gHFcY

East Of The Sun - Bill Coones Larry Adair

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9PsmmawZOM

Bill Coones and Larry Adair - Have You Met Miss Jones

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdRzMSQSTHU

St Thomas - Bill Coones Larry Adair Jazz Guitar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLJXnSUi450

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Live
Music For Your Event, The Swing & Standards Jazz Band
rcoones102@msn.com (email please
for rates) 



We
can play as a Duo, Trio, or Quartet



with
optional Drums, Saxophone, depending upon your space and budget
requirements. The band has several player options available as seen
in the videos below. We have many years of experience and can play a
variety of situations (Concert, Restaurant, Winery, Festival). I
always advertise our concerts in Music Publications to invite people
to your location.
We are based in Portland Oregon and can travel
to your place of business.



Swing
& Standards Jazz Band Bill Coones Dan Donahue Duncan Branom Trio


https://youtu.be/L7IwWH-eftU



Swing
& Standards Jazz Band Bill Coones Dan Donahue Duncan Branom Trio
Demo







Bill
Coones vocals upright bass, Dave Howell piano. Duncan Branom drums,
Jason (Goose) Gersing sax



https://youtu.be/K3CEnVdw0zE



Swing
& Standards Jazz Band DEMO Trio quartet








Bill
Coones
(Vocalist,
(Upright Bass)
Bill has lived in the Portland Oregon
area for many years and played music at local Night Clubs
Restaurants, Winery s, special occasions for most of them. He has a
way of presenting the romantic side of the Standards uniquely his own
and is a real crowd pleaser in his soulful delivery of classic tunes
from Broadway Shows and the Jazz and Blues scene. Bill has appeared
at the Mt Hood Festival of Jazz in 1988, Rose City Blues Festival and
Waterfront Blues Fest numerous years among others in the area, and
many local night clubs and restaurants.



Duncan
Branom
(Drums)
Duncan has studied with Joe Morello, Ed
Thigpen, Ray Mosca ,Roy Brooks, Jim Chapin and many more. A graduate
of the Advanced School of Contemporary Music, Duncan has played with
The Oscar Peterson Trio, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Pepper Adams,
Red Garland, Major Holly, Wilber Ware, Doug Wakins, Barney Kessell,
Leroy Vinnegar, Peter Appleyard, Gap Mangione, Geoff Lee, Lou Perrine
and many more. He is featured on many YouTube videos and is a well
known Drum Teacher in the Portland Oregon area.



Dave
Howell
(Piano) Started learning piano when he was six years old
in Toledo Ohio, home of jazz greats Art Tatum and Stanley Cowell.
After banging his head against classical music for a few years, Dave
studied trumpet, piano, jazz theory, and early music at the Cleveland
Institute of Music in the 1980s.



Dan
Donahue
(Piano)
Dan
is an accomplished pianist and has performed with big bands in the
Portland Area. He knows the standards and backs up vocalists very
well and knows how to set and project an atmosphere for classic
tunes. His Swing, Jazz, Standards interpretations are some the best
in the Portland area of many great musicians.



Jason
“Goose” Gersing
(Saxophone)



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& Standards Jazz
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