Big Band Atlanta

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About Big Band Atlanta


  We Are In Love feat. Ryan Davis Harry Connick Jr.
  Sweetie Pie Dave Rickard
  Naima John Coltrane arranged by Fred Thompson
  Merry Christmas Baby (blues guitar feature) Johnny Moore
  ‘Grief’ Mobile Lad McIntosh
  Never on Sunday arranged by Quincy Jones
  Corner Pocket Frank Foster
  Stolen Moments Oliver Nelson
  Love Me feat. Ryan Davis Joe Darnell

Big Band Atlanta plays it all – the Standards from The Great American Song Book, new and original crooner hits written by Joe Darnell and performed by Ryan Davis – plus new, funky Big Band music you simply won’t hear anywhere else. BBA is a 19-piece live music band that includes… jazz guitar! This band is a perfect choice for live Corporate Event Music, live Wedding Band Music, Live Ball or Fundraiser Event Music or any formal affair that requires the elegance BBA brings.

Led by Music Director Dave Rickard, Big Band Atlanta features many of his new and original compositions.  This is live Corporate Event Music at its best – elegant and classic with a twist of raucous thrown in! The original Brushfire CD by Darnell and Davis, Frank Sinatra and the Star Wars theme, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and Grief Mobile.  Louis Armstrong, Count Basie and…Mingus, McIntosh, Mintzer, Florence and Metheny.

So, whether you are looking for a nostalgic walk down memory lane, a wild ride to parts unknown or something in between – we’ve got you covered! Our Partial Song List is below – but keep in mind it’s just a sample! 

For all live Corporate Event Music details, please see our Partial Song List and Gig Specs below. Please share this information with your event planner and your event venue. We are also happy to let you know that we offer live R&B music, live jazz combos, live latin music and a smaller version of Big Band Atlanta in the form of “Little” Big Band Atlanta. All under one roof!

We look forward to meeting your Live Corporate Event Music needs, and any other live music entertainment needs you may have. It’s all here!

RAO JAZZ, led by R. Alan Olson, is a staple on the Metro Atlanta music scene and your one-stop shop for live music!

Next Steps

An easy-to-read Contract (no double-speak), an Event Details Form and a super friendly Cancellation and Refund Policy – because we know life gets complicated.

1   Request a Quote.
2   Let’s Talk!
3   Submit your Contract & Deposit.
4   Sit back and relax!

It’s that easy!