Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, DJ, Electronic Music, Clarinet, Harp.


Our band plays Standards, Swing, Show Tunes, Romantic Melodies, The American Songbook. Melodic Jazz and Blues is our specialty. Classic songs with Heart and Soul.
We can play as a Duo, Trio, or Quartet
with optional Drums, Saxophone, depending upon your space and budget requirements. The band has several player options available as seen in the descriptions below. We have many years of experience and can play a variety of situations (Concert, Restaurant, Winery, Festival). I always advertise our concerts in Music Publications to invite people to your location. We are based in Portland Oregon and can travel to your place of business.

Please email for the full bios and resume and I can answer any questions you have.

Screen name:
Swing and Standards Jazz Band
Member since:
Oct 01 2015
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
72 years


Big Band Vocalists, Lou Rawls, Sarah Vaughn, Dianne Schuur, Nancy Wilson, Ahmad Jamal, Wes Montgomery, Dakota Staton,

Members Of Band

Bill Coones Vocals Upright Bass, Duncan Branom drums, Dave Howell piano, Dan Donahue piano, Goose Gersing sax, Dan Blunck sax


Kay Upright bass, Kydd upright bass, PA equipment for most occasions. Shure mics, JBL pa, Slingerland Drums, TC Electronics, Professional keyboards or piano