John Avila Music


Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboard, Other, Upright bass.


John Avila plays great music, is easy to work with, reliable, and looks sharp. As a professional, conservatory trained musician, I will do everything necessary to make your musical entertainment experience enjoyable, easy, and carefree. I can vary the amount of performers according to your taste, budget, and space requirements.

The John Avila Trio features guitar/vocal, bass, and drums and The JO-JO Organ Trio features guitar/vocal, organ, and drums. We play Classic Jazz, Jazz/Rock, Blues, and more. We play familiar music made famous by Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Stevie Wonder, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and many, many other great songwriters. Our trio provides a lot of music in a small ensemble.

And we can easily add other instruments, if that is your desire, to form a larger sounding ensemble, The John Avila Group.

For more intimate settings, you may prefer the The John Avila Duo, guitar/vocal and upright bass. I play in this small configuration for WDCB's Jazz Thursdays and at many other fine establishments.

Whatever ensemble you prefer, my repertoire is familiar and fun for all audiences - ideal for restaurants, nightclubs, wine bars, as well as private parties, wedding reception cocktail hours, and corporate events. We’d love to play for you. Please listen to our music and contact us to discuss your musical needs. Thank you. johnnyavila h ot ma il . c o m

Screen name:
John Avila
Member since:
Nov 21 2007
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100


Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Grant Green, Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Sonny Rollins...50's 60's Blue Note, Columbia, Verve jazz - also Ray Charles, Beatles, Van Morrison etc.

Members Of Band

guitar/vocal, bass, drums,organ/piano too.