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Professional, unique and captivating is the best way to describe our performance. Imagine being serenaded by classical violin and guitar for an elegant ceremony then switching to our "hot jazz" ensemble transporting your guests to a wonderland of 1930's Paris. Together we can create a vintage ambiance that is refreshing to the soul and pleasing to all.

Founded in June of 2015, the "Hot Club of SRQ" has quickly established itself as the premiere "Gypsy Jazz"/ Parisian Swing ensemble of the South. Our distinction is the focus on the violin as its main melodic voice and a bouncy and energetic rhythm section of guitar(s) and up-right bass. We play music that is deeply rooted in the style of the legendary "Quintette du Hot Club de France". Our violinist has a velvety voice reminiscent of Cab Calloway and Louis Armstrong. This music simply swings and is full of beauty and romance! "Reputably the most swinging, versatile and refined Gypsy Jazz ensemble in the South". (Malcolm Chrupcala)

We specialize in 20's, 30's, 40's Jazz. For a more Early American Jazz feel we can add soprano saxophone, clarinet, mandolin and drums. We can also integrate Latin styles such as flamenco, samba, bossanova, bolero, tango, cha cha and mambo.

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Ceremony Music
Learning New Songs
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
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Ceremony Music
Learning New Songs
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sound/PA System

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1 - 3
4 - 6

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Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
Reception Music
Music During Breaks
Rehearsal Dinner Music
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Willing to Travel

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Bill Sent on 04/21/2017
5 out of 5 rating
I book performers as backyard events as part of The Open Studio, a non-profit in Englewood, FL. I've had Hot Club of SRQ twice this (3-month) season. Both times, their performances were flawless. They are very easy to deal with. Keven Aland and company are true professionals. Their playlist is extensive, and covers a wide selection of music. Everyone who has attended their performances has been taken by the "vibe" of both the music and the musicians as well. Very approachable, entertaining. I highly recommend them, not just for weddings, but for any event where their style of music is appropriate.
Holly Sent on 04/04/2017
5 out of 5 rating
I hired Aland Music to play Gypsy. They are very accomplished and very talented musicians. To top it off, they play with soul; they are not mere technicians. They truly made our event very special. I highly recommend Aland Music.
Gillian Sent on 04/18/2017
5 out of 5 rating
Enjoy working with Kevin and his group of diversified professional musicians and would recommend them to anyone.
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Regina as The Photographer Regina as The Photographer Wedding Photographers

Keven Aland and Hot Club of SRQ are amazing musicians, great energy and play really amazing music. I worked with them recently at a wedding and everyone had a blast. The bride and groom especially loved the music. It was a very upbeat, unique experience. I definitely recommend them for live music entertainment!

DeLair Entertainment DeLair Entertainment Wedding DJs

Keven Alan and the talents of his band are very unique and diverse in their offerings. We have had the great pleasure of working as a team with the band leader, Keven and would highly recommend his/their services without hesitation and with much confidence. Wayne & Alice DeLair, DeLair Entertainment

DJ Jay Gordon DJ Jay Gordon Wedding DJs

Hot Club of SRQ are incredibly talented and easy to work with. Their band leader Keven Aland is professional and responsive while corresponding with clients. They are willing to work closely with other vendors to create the best experience for all parties involved. I highly recommend them for any event!

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