"...We can't thank you enough for the swingingest wedding ever - People are still talking about it..."

"...Thank you again for being a part of my daughter's wedding celebration at the Russian Tea Room. I continue to receive compliments on the entire event and many of the comments are about the excellent band and music..."


Chuck D'Orazio Superb section player and teacher. Chuck has years of experience playing with and for Frank Sinatra Jr., Billy Williams and many others.

Jim Colarusso Jim Calarusso began his professional career in his teens. A graduate of The New York City High School of Performing Arts, he has an extensive background playing Latin, rock, reggae, and big band. Some artists he has worked with are Les Elgart, Machito, The Jimmy Dorsey Band, The Stylists, and Lee Casal.

John Scorzello John is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, where he earned his B.A./M.A.. His extensive experience includes performing with the Les & Larry Elgart Orchestra; Blood Sweat and Tears; Machito; Hector Rivera Latin Band; The Classics; and Lenny Coco and the Chimes. He has performed for Billy Eckstein, Red Buttons, Dick Shawn, and Cab Calloway as well as shows at Radio City Music Hall, Nassau Coliseum and Madison Square Garden.

James K. Smith
A nativeof Salisbury, N.C., James has been residing in the N.Y.C. area since 1993. An active freelancer, James has performed in classical, jazz and commercial settings. He has worked in the pit orchestras for various Broadway shoes, e.g., The Fully Monty, and was a member of the band Burning Spear. James earned his B.A. in Music from Catawba College and has been working toward a master's degree in jazz performance at NTSU. There he studied with Jack Petersen and Don Heicle.