La Hot Jazz & Co plays throughout New England with sophistication and style. These seasoned musicians will add a unique flavor and charisma to any social or jazz event. The band performs traditional and modern jazz adding style and sophistication to every performance. La Hot Jazz & Co consists of double bass, saxophone, flute, drums, piano.
Expect La Hot Jazz & Co to spice up your next event!

On double and electric bass you will hear Bruce Gordon who has been performing professionally for forty years, covering all styles of music, including concerts with the UConn Big Band and the Manchester Symphony Orchestra. He studied under teachers Dave Daddario and Steve Swallow.
Saxophonist and flautist Ralph Martin is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music. As music director of La Hot Jazz he ensures that the musical experience the band cooks up is both fresh and authentic.
Drummer and band leader Louie DeLorso studied with the great Jim Handley, and has honed his craft over decades to develop an outstanding level of musicianship on the skins.
Randy Plude on Piano studied at the Hartford Conservatory of Music under Jazz Pianist, Ray Casserino. He has performed with a variety of bands throughout his music career.

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Member since:
Aug 27 2011
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
68 years


We are influenced by artists such as Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Horace Silver, Oscar Peterson, Herbie Mann, Grover Washington, Jr, Jeff Lorber, just to name a few.

Members Of Band

Louie DeLorso, Drums
Bruce Gordon, Double and Electric Bass
Ralph Martin, Saxophones and Flute
Randy Plude, Piano


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