Velvet Music will help you find the right jazz band, blues band, or swing band.
Whether it's a wedding, private party, or corporate event, we will help you fine the perfect jazz band to match the occasion. With more than 30 years involved in the jazz world and with direct contact to many well known international jazz artists and musicians and an authority on the local jazz, blues scene in Mallorca, we can recommend the best jazz band for your special event.
Flemming is one of Denmark’s leading singer/actor.
In 2010 Flemming and his Big Band of 14 musicians, had a huge success in Copenhagen with his dinner show “Sinatra Nights, a show including 25 of Sinatra’s biggest hits and using visuals, quotations and story telling. Currently he travels around Europe with his “Sinatra Nights” show performing for Corporate and Private gala events. He is also a popular and frequently used toastmaster/MC in various shows, events and parties for Danish International companies.
He has received several prizes, including the most important Danish award for his achievements and contributions to Danish Theatre and in 1996 was honoured by the Danish Queen with the “Royal Knight of Dannebrog” order. For 17 years he was a highly acclaimed artistic director and theatre manager. During this period he created a long line of theatre musical productions, often in collaboration with international artists.
Among others he created a musical with the Broadway composer Stephan Schwartz. The show was about Hans Christian Anderson called “ My Fairy Tale”
In 1992 he wrote the book and played the title role in the biggest Danish musical success ever – “Cyrano”, based on Rostand’s classic play “ Cyrano de Bergerac”. The show was later sold to theatres in Berlin, Stockholm, Helsinki and else where.
In 2000 Flemming appeared as The Phantom in the first Danish production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical “The Phantom of The Opera” at Det Ny Theatre in Copenhagen. He performed 200 shows and received the much–coverted prize “Reumert Of The Year” in the category of Best Male Lead for his performance as “The Phantom”. In 2009 he was nominated for this prize again as Jean Valjean in “Les Miserables”, this time in the category for Best Singer. This category is for classical singers and it was the first time and actor had been nominated.
He is also appearing around Europe as actor/singer in the modern passion “Voices” created by the Spanish, internationally acclaimed opera director Cali to Boito.
Fleming stared in a new Danish film “ID:A” as the leading male character, playing an international opera singer. He has for that reason just recorded a version of the Aria E Lucevan Le Stelle from Tosca.
He also stared in the Betty Nansen Theatre in Copenhagen as the legendary painter Mark Rothko in the award-winning play “RED”
Jazz, Latin, Experimental Guitarist / Composer / Arranger
A native of Curacao/ the Netherlands, Roy is a seasoned veteran who has performed with the likes of Klaus Doldingers Passport, Roy Ayers, Isaac Hayes, Tom Brown, Ed Calle, Rachel Z, Hugo Fattoruso, Thad Jones, Toots Thielemans, Ronnie Laws, Warren Hill, Noel Pointer and Danilo Perez. He is an experienced guitarist, who comes from the crossover world between Jazz and Latin music. His career as a musician also includes many recordings with established artists from both Europe and the U.S.A. Roy is also a very gifted Composer and an Arranger in a variety of styles such as Electric Jazz, from Small Band to Big Band and Studio Orchestra, Latin Combos to Salsa Orchestra and from any style of American Popular music to Scoring for Full Orchestra. As a Composer/ Producer he is best known among professionals for his unique compositional style, harmonic concept and production sound. Roy has written countless T.V. Commercials, Jingles and Motion Picture Soundtracks. His formal education includes: Jazz Orchestration, Commercial Arranging, Film Scoring and Directed Studies with Ken Pullig, Gregg Hopkins and Donny Nolan.
Tim Richard Blues
Original compositions and classic blues, soul, r&b. funk standards
Singer/ songwriter / multi instrumentalist
Tim’s unique form of playing has drawn a special audience from far and near. He can take you back to the good ole days or present to you a funky type of Blues. Real music lovers can really appreciate his music!!! He is a multi gifted artist who writes, sings, produces and plays any instrument that he sets his mind to. Seeing the band in concert you truly see how he rocks an audience that the crowd is always shouting for more!!!!
'Ruby Jazz' – duo, trio or quartet
Singer, songwriter from Surrey, England, presently going between UK, Ibiza and Mallorca...Whatever the occasion, she can sing Jazz, classical, pop, disco, soul, Gospel.....just ask.
A six-piece jazz band playing Dixieland and swing music from the 20s to the 40s, as well as funk and rock from the 60s. Ideal for brunches and special occasions, the band has played, in front of 1500 people at the Real Club Náutico de Palma´s 2005 Palma Vela and 2007 Copa del Rey parties, New Year’s Day parties in 5 star hotels, the International Violin Makers Annual Conference, at town festivals as well as at private parties.
Jeff Fossell Jazz Bands
Duo: An ideal acoustic group for a small bar or restaurant or a small private party, where intimate jazz is appreciated. Geoff on trombone is joined by a guitar or piano. The repertoire consists of the Great American Songbook; i.e. jazz standards by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kerne, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis amongst others.
Trio: As above but with bass added for a fuller and more varied sound.
Quartet: As the Trio but with drums added, thus able to play a wider variety of jazz which can be more rhythmic and is more suitable for a larger venue or for concerts. For special concerts the JQ has in the past been joined by famous guest musicians from the UK and Germany.
Quintet: For many jazz fans the 50s and 60s were the golden age. Giants walked the earth! Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Mingus, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk...... The bebop of Charlie Parker and Dizzy combined with the rhythm of rock and roll, soul and funk became the roots of a new style of jazz. Blue Note Records captured the most important sounds of this era and to play this catchy, funky and swinging repertoire Geoff created the Quintet with trombone, sax, piano, bass, and drums.
Blue Band: with this band they play Jazz but with the emphasis on funky and African rhythms. The Trombone is joined by electric guitar, electric contrabass, drums and percussion. The quintet plays tunes by Mongo Santamaria, Freddie Hubbard, Charles Lloyd and Abdullah Ibrahim, amongst others
This versatile tenor/baritone singer with a warm round sound covers a wide range of musical style: Classic jazz and swing standards in the Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé style. Italian popular songs, international classics from the likes of Elvis Presley, Elton John and Andrea Bocelli and theme songs from musicals.