GREATER NIAGARA MUSICIANS
LOCAL 97-106
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS
381 BELMONT COURT EAST
NORTH TONAWANDA
NEW YORK 14120
716-694-7805

LOCATE MUSICAL GROUPS


 

Groups

Commercial and Standards:

An Evening with Richie Marlo

Custode and Parisi

Fonzi and Friends

Fonzi and Grande

 

Kathy Carr and Friends

Lilac Brothers

New York Rat Pac

Cheryl Ferris-Joe Baudo and Friends

Seven Swing Street

The Al Ceccato Orchestra

Blues

Dr. Z and the Blues Remedy

 

Bagpipes

Bryan Eckenrode

 

Big Bands

Buffalo Jazz and Swing (Lou Mustillo

Carol McLaughlin and His Big Band

Joe Baudo Big Band

Pyramid Bands

Quakertones

Sentimental Journey Orchestra

 

Jim Tudini Big Band

 

 

Classical Ensembles

Chamber Music Associates

Chiodo - Hartley Duo

Da Capo Saxophone Quartet

Trio a Belle

 

Country

Ramblin' Lou Family Band

 

Dixieland

The Barroom Buzzards

Bison City Stompers

Morgan Street Stompers

 

Jazz

Boptet

Carol McLaughlin Jazz Quintet

Dave Schiavone Quartet

Endangered Species

Gateway Jazz Sextet

Lew Custode

Janice Mitchell and the Jim Beishline Trio


Christina Custode

 

Multi-Jazz Dimensions

 

 

Ralph Fava Quartet

Dick Sowinski and Bill Basil 

Ron Corsaro Trio

Upbeat

Up State Express

Joe Baudo Trio with Cheryl Ferris

 

Marching and Concert Bands

Bill Bailey Marching Band

Niagara Falls NY Concert Band

 

Traditional Ethnic

Italian

The Al Ceccato Group

Casuals

Neopolitan Knights

 

Polish

Pick-a-Polka Orchestra

Sound Impressions

German

The Frankfurters

The Schnickelfriters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SWING N' JAZZ QUARTET  Bill Basil and Richard Sowinski
Swing n'Jazz Quartet (Easy Listening Jazz for all occasions. Specializing in music for Wedding Dinners and Cocktail parties.)Contact: Richard Sowinski at(716) 741-9264 or (716) 984-8691 

 

KATHY CARR AND FRIENDS
Instrumentation: Leader is a vocalist and hires the amount of musicians needed for the job
Style: Easy Listening - concerts, weddings, club, dances, commercial, etc.
Contact: Kathy Carr
Phone: (716)694-5834 or (716)693-7717

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE AL CECCATO ORCH
Instrumentation: four – six musicians
Style: Commercial, Italian, weddings, concerts, club, dances, etc.
Contact: Al Ceccato
Phone: (716)633-4492

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AN EVENING WITH RICHIE MARLO
Instrumentation: Vocalist, Keyboards, Bass, Drums and as many musicians that the engagement calls for.
Styles: Easy listening, concerts, dancing music, cocktail lounge, jazz, rock, contemporary,etc
Contact: Richard Merlo
Phone: (716) 876-5349 or (716)836-8100
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FONZI AND GRANDE
Instrumentation: Vocalist / Trumpet and Keyboard - Duo
Styles: Easy Listening, Dance, Weddings, Commercial, Strolling, Etc.
Contact: Johnny Fonzi
Phone: (716) 694-2556 or at work (716)823-3193 X 115
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FONZI AND FRIENDS
Instrumentation: Vocalist / Trumpet, Saxophone, Drums, Bass and Keyboards
Styles: Easy listening, dance, weddings, concert, commercial, etc.
Contact: Johnny Fonzi
Phone: (716)694-2556 or at work (716)823-3193 X 115
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RITA AND KEN
Instrumentation: Vocalist and Keyboards - Duo
Styles: Easy Listening, Dance, Weddings, Concert (with extra musicians), Commercial, Parties, etc.
Contact: Rita Kay (716)835-5951 or Ken (716)913-6662
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RITA AND ELMER SCHAMBER
Instrumentation: Vocalists, Keyboards, Trumpet, Saxophone and Drums.
Styles: Easy Listening, Dance, Weddings, Concert, Commercial, Parties, Show Group
Contact: Elmer Schamber
Phone: (716)689-2927
E-Mail: ejsband@aol.com
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RITA KAY AND COMPANY
Instrumentation: Vocalist, Keyboards, Bass, Drums plus any more musicians needed.
Styles: Easy Listening, Dancing, Concert, Club, Commercial, etc.
Contact: Rita Kay
Phone: (716)835-5951
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LILAC BROTHERS
Instrumentation: Keyboards, Bass, Drums, Saxophone & Trumpet
Styles: Easy Listening, Dancing, Concert, Swing, Commercial, Jazz, Club, etc.
Contact: Blaine Lilac
Phone: (716)693-9225
E-Mail : oldsax@aol.com
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CHERYL FERRIS WITH JOE BAUDO AND FRIENDS
Instrumentation: Keyboards, Bass, Drums, Saxophone and Vocalist
Styles: Easy Listening, Dancing, Commercial, club, etc.
Contact: Cheryl Ferris (716)639-1946 and/or Joe Baudo (716)694-7805
 E-Mail: cherris91@gmail.com and/or docjbaudo@roadrunner.com

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PETE CIRAOLO ALL STAR BAND
Instrumentation: Big Band with/wo vocals.
Styles: Easy Listening, Swing, Dancing Jazz.
Contact: Pete Ciraolo
phone: (716) 627-7596 or Cell phone 912-3641
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JACK SHILLING ORCH.
Instrumentation: Vocals, Keyboard, Saxophone, Trumpet , Bass and Drums.
Styles: Dancing, Parties, Weddings, Latin, Polka, Commercial, Etc.
Contact: Jack Shilling
Phone: (716)884-8233 or work phone (716)877-5253
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THE CASUALS
Instrumentation: Electric Accordian, Saxophone, Drums, Trumpet, Guitar or Mandoline, Leader does strolling, vocals
Styles: Italian, Parties, Commercial, Latin, Big Band Era and etc.
Contact: Ron Parnella
Phone: (716)832-2499 or Cell Phone (716)310-8241
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CUSTODE AND PARISI
Instrumentation: Trumpet and Keyboards
Styles: Club, Show Duo, Concerts, Dixieland tunes Commercial, and etc.
Contact: Lew Custode
Phone: (716)731-2898
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NEW YORK RAT PACK
Instrumentations: Vocals
Styles: Commercial, Show group
Contact: Michael Mirand
Phone: (716) 885-2153 or Work Phone (716)816-4300
E-Mail: upbeatmirand@hotmail
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THE MORGAN STREET STOMPERS
Instruments: Trumpet, Trombone, Clarinet, Bass, Drums, and Keyboards
Style: Traditional and Pop Dixieland Music
Contact: Jack Bacon Sr.
Phone: (716)694-3618
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UPBEAT
Instruments:
Style: Jazz
Contact person: Michael Mirand
Via phone: (716)885-2153
Web Site: www.deanmartintribute.com
E-Mail: upbeatmirand@hotmail.com
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THE BARROOM BUZZARDS
Instrumentation: Sop. Saxophone, Trumpet, Tuba, and Banjo
Style: Traditional and Pop Dixieland
Contact: Paul Preston
Phone: (716)674-7301
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RAMBLIN' LOU FAMILY BAND
Instrumentation: Keyboards, Drums, Bass, Violin and 2 Guitars
Style: Traditional and Pop Country Music, Show Band, Concert
Contact: Louis A. Schriver
Phone: (716)773-2829 or (716)681-1313
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THE BEAT OF BUFFALO
Instrumentation: Dance Band (9 musicians plus vocalist)
Style: Jazz, Commercial, Latin, etc.
Contact: Bob Poloncarz
Phone: (716)836- 6030
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DR. Z AND THE BLUES REMEDY
Instrumentation: Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Drums and Vocalist
Style: Blues Band
Contact: Joe Zappo
Phone: (716)883-5331 or Cell phone (716)310-4578
E-Mail: drjz@att.net
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CAN-AM ORCHESTRA
Instrumentation: 10 to 17 men with vocalist if needed
Style: Big Band, Commercial, Swing, Dancing, Concerts, etc.
Contact: Joe Baudo
Phone: (716)694-7805 or Cell (716)983-3706 
E-Mail: docjbaudo@roadrunner.com
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CAROL McLAUGHLIN AND HIS BIG BAND
Instrumentation: 10 – 17 men
Style: Big Band, Swing, Commercial, Dancing, Jazz, Concerts, etc.
Contact: Carol McLaughlin
Phone: (716)685-4531 or Cell Phone (716)912-0316
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PYRAMID BANDS
Instrumentation: 10 – 17 men with vocalist
Style: Big Band, Dancing, Commercial, Swing, Concerts, etc.
Contact: Joe Bernard
Via Phone: (716)912-4644
E-Mail: jbernard@pyramidband.com
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ALEX RENE'S BIG BAND DANCE ORCHESTRA
Instrumentation: 15 musicians with vocalist
Style: Big Band, Commercial, Dance , Swing Era, Concerts, etc.
Contact: Alex Buncy
Phone: (716)694-3121 or Cell Phone (716)472-8078
E-Mail: areneswingband@aol.com
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SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY ORCHESTRA
Instrumentation: 14 musicians, including 3 Vocalists
Style: Big Band, Commercial, Dance, Swing, Concerts, Musical Productions, etc
Contact: Elmer Schamber
Phone: (716)689-2927 or (407)352-1093
E-Mail: ejsband@aol.com
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NIAGARA FALLS NY CONCERT BAND
Instrumentation: 35 musicians
Style: Broadway Show Tunes, Marches, etc.
Jim Schober Phone: (716)695-2658
Joe Giarrizzo Phone: (716)283-3558
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BILL BAILEY MARCHING BAND
Instrumentation: 17 musicians
Style: Dixieland and regular Marches
Contact: Jim Schober
Phone: (716)695-2658
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JOE BAUDO AND THE BIG BAND
Instrumentation: 17 musicians with/without vocalist
Style: Dance music, Commercial, Swing, Jazz, Concert, etc.
Contact: Joe Baudo
Phone: (716)694-7805 Cell:(716)983-3706
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BRYAN ECKENRODE
Instrumentation: one musician with uniform
Style: Bagpipes
Contact: Bryan,Eckenrode
Phone: (716)876-8271
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TRIO A BELLE
Instrumentation: Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon
Style: classical , concert, etc.
Contact: Vic Chiodo
Phone: (716)626- 0096
E-Mail: vmchiodo@aol.com
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CHIODO-HARTLEY DUO
Instrumentation: Clar./Flute & Piano
Style: classical, concert, etc.
Contact: Vic Chiodo
Phone: (716)626-0096
E-Mail: vmchiodo@aol.com
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CHAMBER MUSIC ASSOCIATES
Instruments: 2 violins, viola & cello
Style: Concerts, Chamber Music, Weddings, Receptions, Parties, etc.
Contact: Vicki Mehr - Phone (716)754-4743
E-Mail: vicjoy2@msn.com
Joan Smutko – Phone (716)754-4874
E-Mail: jws440@wnyip.net
Jane Bristol (716) 297-1965 E-mail janiebgoode@gmail.com

Judith Hirsch (716)834-2738 E-mail judyhirsch@earthlink.net

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DA CAPO SAXOPHONE QUARTET
Instruments: Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Baritone Saxophones
Style: Concerts, Classical, etc.
Contact: Michael D. Nascimben
Phone: (716) 634-2936 or Cell Phone (716)901-6777
Web Site: www.nasco.us
E Mail: nasco@adelphia.net
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JOHN BACON TRIO
Instruments: Piano, Bass, Drums
Style: Jazz, Concert, etc.
Contact: John Bacon Jr.
Phone: (716)693-3596 or Cell Phone (716)946 –1380
Web Site: www.johnbaconjr.com
E-Mail: John.Bacon@Fredonia.edu or jbj@buffnet.net
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BOPTET
Instrumentation: N/A
Style: Jazz, Concert, etc.
Contact Person: John Bacon Jr.
Phone: (716)693-3596 or Cell Phone (716)946-1380
Web Site: www.johnbaconjr.com
E Mail: John.bacon@fredonia.edu or jbj@buffnet.net
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ENDANGERED SPECIES
Instrumentation: Eight musicians – Piano, Bass, Drums and five saxophones
Style: Jazz, Commercial, Concerts, etc.
Contact: Richard Griffo
Phone: (716)694-9873
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RALPH FAVA QUARTET
Instrumentation: Piano, Bass, Drums and Guitar/Vocalist
Style: Jazz, Commercial, Concerts, etc.
Contact: Ralph Fava
Phone: (716)433-0743 or (716)433-6157 or Cell (716)713-9794
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GATEWAY JAZZ SEXTET
Instrumentation: N/A
Style: Jazz, Concerts, etc.
Contact: John Bacon Jr.
Phone: (716)693-4596 or (716)946-1380
Website : www.johnbaconjr.com
E-Mail: john.bacon@fredonia.edu or jbj@buffnet.net
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MULTI-JAZZ DIMENSIONS
Instrumentations: N/A
Style: Jazz Concert, etc.
Contact: John Bacon Jr.
Phone: (716)693-4596 or (716)946-1380
Website: www.johnbaconjr.com
E-Mail: johnbacon@fredonia.edu or jbj@buffnet.net
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  THE RON CORSARO TRIO
Instruments: Piano, Bass and drums
Style: Jazz, Concert, Easy Listening Jazz, Commercial, etc.
Contact: Ron Corsaro
Phone: (716)694-0368
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JANICE MITCHELL AND THE JIM BEISHLINE TRIO
Instruments: Vocalist with Piano, Bass and Drums. The group also works as a Duo with vocalist and keyboards.
Style: Jazz, Concert, Easy Listening Jazz, Commercial etc.
Contact: Jim Beishline
Phone: (716)692-7568
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DAVE SCHIAVONE QUARTET
Instruments: All saxs, flute, clarinet with piano, bass & drums. Can augment to a sextet w/ vocalist & trumpet
Style: Jazz, Commercial, Concerts
Contact: Dave Schiavone
Phone: (716)833-5247
E-mail: dcsjmf@aol.com
Website: www.dsquartet.com
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NELSON STARR QUINTET
Instruments: Trumpet, Reeds, Piano, Bass and Drums
Style: Jazz, Concerts, Commercial – can augment to big band
Contact: Nelson Starr
Phone: (716)775-0722 
E Mail: nelson@5starrproducts.com
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NEOPOLITAN KNIGHTS
Instruments : Vocalist/Guitar, Mandolin, Saxophone, Accordion, Bass and Drums
Style: Italian and Commercial
Contact: Angelo Rizzo
Phone: (716)874-7006
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SOUND IMPRESSIONS
Instruments: Vocalist / Drums, Accordion, Saxophone, Trumpet, Drums and Bass
Style: Polish, Commercial, Weddings, etc.
Contact: Michael Jarembek
Phone: (716)626-9423
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PICK-A-POLKA ORCHESTRA
Instruments: 10 Musicians
Style: Polish, Concerts, Commercial
Contact: Joseph Macielag
Phone: (716)694-2736
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UP STATE EXPRESS
Instruments: Seven musicians
Style: Jazz, Concerts, etc.
Contact: Ron Corsaro
Phone: (716)694-0368
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CAROL McLAUGHLIN JAZZ QUINTET
Instrumentation: Reeds, Trumpet, Piano, Bass and Drums
Style: Jazz, Concerts, etc.
Contact: Carol McLaughlin
Phone: (716)685-4531
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Nelson Starr Quintet

 

John Bacon Trio

 

The Beat of Buffalo

 

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