The Lamplighters

The Lamplighters

BandJazz

"The Lamplighters have emerged...with a style uniquely their own that reveals their appreciation of jazz traditions." Booking: (708)447-3670 or ronsmithguitar@aol.com Chicagoland's finest Jazz

Biography

The jazz community has opened it's doors for this wonderful, talented group. A new blood line has opened for a mixture of traditional & contemporary jazz. That new blood line holds guitarist Ron Smith and The Lamplighter's. Their recordings pay homage to the great composers of the jazz idiom.

As one of Chicagoland's Finest, swingin' jazz bands, they have played all over the city and surrounding suburbs of Chicago as well as many city's throughtout the Midwest. Some of the Club's include Fitzgerald's, The Viking, Pops for Champagne, Philanders, Hollywood Casino, Ave Ale House just to name a few. They have also played some of the finest restaurants in the city such as Allgauers, II Jacks, Finley's Grillroom, Michael's Jazz Bistro, Harry's, Erik & Me, Cress Creek Country Club, Bistro American. You may have seen them at one of over 2 dozen Borders Books & Music stores in and around this great city. Other engagements include: High Schools & College's, Fests, Sporting Events, Weddings, Fund Raisers, Private Party, Holiday events & Retirement Parties.

They have promoted themselves using print media, via; ads, band features & weekly club listing. 'The Lamplighters' have been featured on RBTV & PBT television as well as Air play and ticket giveaways on WDCB Radio.

The Lamplighter's hope you enjoy this EPK (Electronic Press Kit) and look forward to showing you what they do live, and letting you see why they are a hit every time.

Discography

Get your Lamplighter music:

Near Midnight (CD)
Shadows (Cass)

Live at The Metropolis (VHS)

Radio & TV Air play: WDCB Radio, CH. 53 PBT & CH. 38 RBTV, Chicago & SW suburbs...

Set List

Our sets run 45 - 60 min. We'll play medium and up-tempo standards, latin, bossa & ballads. We cover contemporary (smooth jazz) as well as blues.

Our repertory also includes tunes in each of these areas: Rock, 50's & 60's, Pop, Polkas & Waltzes. As well as Holiday settings.

Instrumental Music For Everbody...