Spring is upon us! We’re are very much looking forward to a season filled with an array of wonderful events and performances. We’re grateful to our loyal clients of many years and to our new clients for the opportunity to add a memorable musical dimension to their special events at some of Philadelphia’s most iconic venues.
UPCOMING PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS
Sunday, March 1 – Mélange Jazz Collective, Sunday Jazz Brunch at Manayunk Brewery Restaurant. Public event, 10:30am-2:30pm. Reservations recommended.
Monday, March 9 – Mélange Jazz Duo, Laurent Bass and Bert Harris, Sassafras, Old City 6:30pm-9:30pm.
Wednesday, March 11 – Mélange Jazz Collective with bassist Bert Harris, saxophonist Laurent Bass, pianist Walter Runge. Pennsylvania Convention Center, private corporate event.
Friday, March 20 – Mélange Jazz Duet, Bert Harris, upright bass; Laurent Bass, tenor saxophone. Whole Foods Market, 1111 N. Bethlehem Pike, Spring House, 6:30pm-8:30pm.
Thursday, March 26 – Mélange Jazz Duet, Bert Harris, upright bass; Laurent Bass, tenor saxophone. Whole Foods Market, 1111 N. Bethlehem Pike, Spring House, 6:30pm-8:30pm.
Monday, March 30 – Mélange Jazz Duo, Laurent Bass and Bert Harris, Sassafras, Old City, 6:30pm-9:30pm.
Friday, April 17 – Mélange Jazz Duet, Bert Harris, upright bass; Laurent Bass, tenor saxophone. Table + Tavern Whole Foods Market, Wynnewood, 6:30pm-8:30pm.
Sunday, April 19 – Mélange Jazz Collective, Sunday Jazz Brunch at Manayunk Brewery Restaurant. Public event, 10:30am-2:30pm. Reservations recommended.
Monday, April 20 – Mélange Jazz Duo, Laurent Bass and Bert Harris, Sassafras, Old City 6:30pm-9:30pm.
Friday, April 24 – Laurent Bass and MïxT BeatZ, The Union League, Margaret S. Mahler Foundation, private function.
Friday, May 15 – Mélange Jazz Collective, University of Pennsylvania, The Logan Hotel, private event.
Friday, May 15 – Mélange Jazz Collective, University of Pennsylvania, private event, Penn Law.
Saturday, May 16 – Classical and Jazz Soloists, University of Pennsylvania, private events, The Bellevue Hotel and The Ritz-Carlton.
Sunday, May 17 – Mélange Jazz Collective, University of Pennsylvania, Penn Law. private event.
April – Jazz Appreciation Month
Philly Celebrates Jazz
The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) presents Philly Celebrates Jazz, a celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month in April. All month long, OACCE presents jazz-inspired events in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods and promotes jazz happenings across the city.
Art and Business
March 18 – Spring Soirée at The Barnes https://barnes-foundation.ticketleap.com/spring-soiree/
We are looking forward to attending Spring Soirée at The Barnes and meeting industry professionals while enjoying the museum’s collection and the new exhibition by leading modernist artist on tapestry design and pioneering entrepreneur, Marie Cuttoli: ‘The Modern Thread from Miro to Man Ray’.
RECENT SPOTLIGHT EVENTS
February 19 – Bert Harris in a Concert of Jazz and Poetry presented by Jazz Bridge https://www.jazzbridge.org/
Jazz Bridge presented an exciting and inspiring evening of musical expression and poetry, featuring original musical compositions and poems by highly talented performers.
Original compositions by Bert Harris, Laurent Bass, David Dzubinski and poems by Leslie D. Hamilton
Performers: Saxophonist Laurent Bass; bassist Bert Harris; pianist David Dzubinski; drummer Pio Voluntad; percussionist Robert Morales; poetess Leslie D. Hamilton.
February 14 – Mélange Jazz Collective & V. Shayne Frederick at PHL International Airport
Mélange Jazz Collective and special guest artist V. Shayne Frederick were thrilled and honored to perform again this year at Philadelphia Marketplace, B/C Connector at Philadelphia International Airport in celebration of Black History Month. Featuring Laurent Bass, tenor sax; Bert Harris, bass; David Dzubinski, keyboard; V. Shayne Frederick, vocals.
February 1 – The Art of Wood-Fired Ceramics Featuring Peter Callas at Community Arts Center in Wallingford, Artist Reception.
Mélange Jazz Collective performed for an amazing opening reception for The Art of Wood Fired Ceramics: Featuring Peter Callas. The show is on view at Community Arts Center in Wallingford until March 7.
Mélange’s featured musicians: bassist Bert Harris; pianist David Dzubinski; saxophonist Laurent Bass; percussionist Karen Smith.
February 27 – ‘Love is in the Air’ at Fairmount Park Horticulture Center https://constellationculinary.com/venues/fairmount-park-horticultural-center/
It was a pleasure to attend Love 2020 at The Horticulture Center presented by Constellation Culinary Group, meet some of Philadelphia’s top wedding professionals and learn about some of the newest trends in the industry.
LB Entertainment brings a world of music for a world of reasons
Whether they are performing for a special event at an iconic venue, for a private event or for a public stage appearance, our musical artists will bring their cool sophisticated vibes, professional and personal style to their performances, a hallmark of our entertainment experience.
LB Entertainment brings the best in music to many occasions and for many reasons. Here’re a few:
Enhance your Signature Event with Live Music
Whether it is a corporate function, a professional gathering, a gala fundraiser or any other special event, LB Entertainment can provide a professional, creative, original and memorable performance that will be in perfect harmony with your event.
Set the Vibes at your Wedding Ceremony and Wedding Cocktail Reception
Our ability to provide live entertainment with custom music arrangements (solo, duo, trio, etc.) and different instrument groupings at many memorable wedding ceremonies and cocktail receptions has differentiated us from many in the industry. Each wedding is unique. We’re happy to work with you to help you craft some of your most memorable moments.
Create your Private Event with Jazz Privé
When planning an intimate dinner party, a stylish soirée, a garden-party, a family celebration, a holiday celebration or any other special get-togethers in your own home, our music & entertainment will help you create the ultimate entertaining experience that will reflect your own personal style.
BOOKING ENTERTAINMENT WITH LB ENTERTAINMENT
LB Entertainment can make a big difference when selecting your musical entertainment:
- The right musical style and imprint for your event.
- Professional and first-rank musicians and performers in many musical genres.
- 25 years of management experience that you can depend upon.
- Competitively priced.
- A long list of satisfied clients.
- Professional musician equipment always.
For additional information on our musical talent, availability and rates, please contact us at Danielle@lbentertainmentintl.com or LB@laurentbass.com
Thank you for your interest and support of our music.
With best wishes,