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Contemporary jazz joins the
improvisational energy of classic jazz
to danceable beats and familiar melodies.


Established to provide the perfect accompaniment
to events ranging from club dates to 
fine dining and corporate gatherings,



brings the dynamic energy of
contemporary jazz to your event.


From Herbie Hancock and Horace Silver to
Stevie Wonder and Steely Dan (to name a few...)

Take Four Jazz is committed to providing
just the right music to bring your event to life.

The Musicians

Decades of combined experience with
thousands of shows means this group
knows how to create an atmosphere
that meets their clients' needs.

Check out the Musicians page for individual bios!

Corporate Events, Wineries,
Award Shows & Exhibitions


You want your event to be memorable...but for
the right reasons! Take Four is the colleague
you need if you want to say
"thank you" to your clients or employees. 
Give Dan a call, and let us help plan your event.

Weddings & Receptions

Booking the wrong band for your
wedding can be a disaster....
You want your guests to be entertained,
not overwhelmed.

Take Four Jazz creates an atmosphere that makes 
your day uniquely yours. We're also happy to
arrange the music for your ceremony... and we
work very well with other bands and event planners. 
Call Dan to get the process started now
(and the wedding months book fast!).

Fundraisers/Non-profits

Fundraisers for the best nonprofits know that
 happy guests are generous guests. Several nonprofits hold silent auctions or wine tastings, and the music of Take Four makes these events especially rewarding.
Dan is happy to handle light emcee duties, too.

(Ask about our special non-profit rate!)

What Else?

Live music is a great way to enhance:

- Anniversary and Birthday Parties
- Award Ceremonies and Banquets
- Rehearsal Dinners, Private Parties, and...?
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Setlist Selections
101 Eastbound (Fourplay)
Boogie on Reggae Woman (Stevie Wonder)
Cantaloupe Island (Herbie Hancock)
The Chicken (Jaco Pastorious)
Cold Duck Time (Eddie Harris)
Detroit (Marcus Miller)
Fly Like an Eagle (Steve Miller)
Fragile (Sting)
Indian Summer/World is Running Down (Chris Botti)
Josie (Steely Dan)
Just the Two of Us (Grover Washington)
Lovely Day (Philippe Saisse, arr.)
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (Joe Zawinul)
Moondance (Van Morrison)
Morning Dance (Spyro Gyra)
Mr. Magic (Grover Washington)
Never Too Much (Luther Vandross)
Night Rhythms (Lee Ritenour)
Peg (Steely Dan)
Pick Up the Pieces (Jeff Golub)
Run for Cover (David Sanborn)
Smooth Operator (Sade)
Song for My Father (Boney James, arr.)
Sugar (Stanley Turrentine)
Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock)
What's Going On? (Marvin Gaye)
Winelight (Grover Washington)
Dan Skidmore - Syracuse Guitarist