What you should know about Jimmy Street -- beyond his very impressive musicianship and vocal abilities is his capacity to entertain. Jimmy is very capable at handing emceeing work with his warm and fun personality. He is unafraid to stroll into the crown with his sax and serenade his audience.
Jimmy normally plays solo with great-sounding backing tracks but when a larger group is required, his years of living "in the scene" in LA makes putting together an exciting Jazz combo or vocal group effortless and always entertaining.
So, whether you're looking for beautiful music for your wedding ceremony, an elegant atmosphere for your dinner engagement or corporate event or a fun entertainer for your back-yard party, Jimmy delivers and makes your event happen. When Jimmy plays and sings, it is a performance. Experienced people who love to entertain their friends know the difference that a great live performer makes. The synergistic relationship of an involved audience and performer simply cannot be duplicated.
Song List: (Jimmy has a wide variety to material to cover almost any kind of event.)
SAXOPHONE AND FLUTE INSTRUMENTALS
Pop Music/Smooth Jazz; And I Love Her (Beatles); Axel F (Beverly Hills Cop theme); Danny Boy; I Love The Way You Move Me; Lilly Was Here; Overjoyed -- Stevie Wonder; Pipeline -- The Ventures; Shenandoah (beautiful folk melody); Spanish Eyes; Traces -- Classics IV; Until You Come Back To Me -- S. Wonder; Wipe Out -- The Sufaries
JAZZ AND STANDARDS
A Closer Walk With Thee; A Foggy Day (vocal); Autumn Leaves; Fly Me to the Moon (vocal); I Apologize; I Just Haven't Met You Yet (vocal); I've Got You Under My Skin (vocal); Listen Here (Jazz classic); Making Whoopee (vocal or instrumental); Moonglow; Moon River (instrumental); My Funny Valentine (also as a vocal); My Kind of Girl (vocal); New York, New York (vocal); Night & Day; Night Train; Our Love Is Here To Stay; Secret Love; Spain -- Chick Corea; Stella by Starlight; Stranger on the Shore; Sugar; Harlem Nocturne; Mercy, Mercy, Mercy; Moon River; On Green Dolphin Street; Take 5; Take the A Train (Duke Ellington arrangement); That's Amore (vocal); They Can't Take That Away From Me (also as a vocal); When The Saints Go Marching In; ; BOSSA NOVAS/LATIN; Gentle Rain; Coming Home Baby; Desafinado (Jobim); Meditation (Jobim); Night and Day; The Girl From Ipanema (Jobim); Spanish Eyes; Tea For Two; Wave (Jobim); ; HAWAIIAN/TROPICAL; Bali Hai; Blue Hawaii (vocal); Red Sails in the Sunset (vocal); Song of the Island/Aloha Oe; Yellow Bird
CHRISTMAS, ETHNIC AND HOLIDAY FAVORITES
[Christmas]; Let it Snow; Little Drummer boy; Oh Come All Ye Faithful; O Holy Night; Silent Night; The Christmas Song; Deck the Halls; Jolly Old St Nick; Winter Wonderland; Jingle bell Rock (vocal); We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Monster Mash; Spooky; Purple People Eater
Arrividerci Roma; Funiculi Funicula; Speak Softly My Love (Theme From The Godfather); [IRISH]; Molly Malone (vocal/penny whistle); Irish Washerwoman (penny whistle); When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (vocal/penny whistle)
Red Sails in the Sunset; Bali Hai; Blue Hawaii; Song of the Islands/Aloha Oe (Medley)
30's, 40's (Big Band/Standards); A Foggy Day (instrumental/vocal); All of Me (vocal); Cry Me A River (vocal); Fly Me To The Moon --- Sinatra (vocal); I Did It My Way --- Sinatra (vocal); I've Got You Under My Skin --- Sinatra (vocal); Old Black Magic --- Sammy Davis Jr (vocal); Making Whoopie --- Various Artists (vocal); My Kind Of Girl --- Matt Monroe (vocal); New York, New York --- Sinatra (vocal); Red Sails in the Sunset (vocal); That's Life --- Sinatra (vocal); They Can't Take That Away From Me (vocal); When You're Smiling --- Dean Martin (vocal); ; 50'S AND 60'S (ALL VOCALS); Blue Hawaii -- Elvis; Georgia -- Ray Charles; Hang on Sloopy -- The McCoys; Hit the Road Jack -- Ray Charles; How Sweet It Is -- Marvin Gaye; I Believe -- Frankie Lane; I Saw Her Standing There --- The Beatles; It's Now or Never -- Elvis; Kansas City; Little Deuce Coupe -- Beach Boys; Lucille -- Little Richard; Midnight Hour; Mustang Sally -- Wilson Pickett; Oh Carol -- Neil Sedaka; Only You -- The Platters; Run-Around Sue -- Dion; Shake, Rattle & Roll; Silhouettes -- The Rays; Sherry -- The Four Seasons; Spooky -The Classics lV; Stand By Me -- Ben E. King; Surfin' USA -- Beach Boys; The Lion Sleeps Tonight – Tokens
70'S AND 80'S TO CURRENT
Ain't No Sunshine -- Bill Withers; Beautiful Girls -- Sean Kingston; Billy Jean -- Michael Jackson; Desparado -- The Eagles; Drift Away -- Dobie Grey; Dynamite -- Taio Cruz; Forget You -- C Lo Green; Game of Love -- Santana; I Can See Clearly -- Johnny Nash; I Can't Go For That -- Hall & Oats; I Just Haven't Met You Yet -- Michael Buble'; I'm Yours -- Jason Mranz; I Shot The Sheriff -- Bob Marley; Lean On Me -- Bill Withers; Love Will Keep Us Alive -- The Eagles; Maneater -- Hall & Oats; One on One -- Hall & Oats; Peaceful Easy Feeling -- Eagles; Sara Smile -- Hall & Oats; Tears in Heaven -- Eric Clapton
In the course of his career, Jimmy Street has performed with:
Jay Leno, Frank Sinatra, Patty LaBelle, Kieli Smith, Jack Jones, Jimmy Rogers, Lainie Kazan, Buddy Greco, The Drifters, Pat Boone, Tony Danza, Lee Oscar and Jerry Lewis.
Live and in studio, he has recorded and or performed with members of:
Tower Of Power, The Brian Setzer Orchestra., The Tonight Show Band, David Benoit's Band, Phil Collins' Band , Barry Manilow's Band, The Buddy Rich Orchestra, Stevie Wonder's Band, Chicago, Rod Stewart's Band, The Beach Boys' Band
Jimmy Street has performed for:
Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, The Apollo Mission Astronauts, Bruce Springsteen, Charo, The Los Angeles Lakers, The Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, Red Buttons, Former L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley, Pepsi, Ford Motors, Sprint and many other major corporate and entertainment business heads.
"Always ready to start on time--plays great--a good singer--and above all, a real people-pleaser. Jimmy makes sure that the music is good, and that a good time is had by all!"
Rick C. Band Leader, Palm Springs, CA
"Jimmy is always a hit when he performs at our Happy Hour!"
"Jimmy is an absolute pleasure to work with. He's prompt, professional, arrives nicely dressed and most importantly, draws a crowd for my business." Pamela A. business owner
"Jimmy is always professional, polite, prepared, and is a terrific guy. He can be counted on to perform at the highest musical standards and will meet or exceed every client's expectations. I highly recommend him. You will not be disappointed!" Mike S. Owner of a major Orange County, CA booking agency.
"If Jimmy has not been here for a while I have residents come to me and ask when he is coming back. We have Jimmy here as often as his schedule will allow. The residents and staff enjoy his performance very much. Jimmy is very personable with the residents and tries to take a moment to visit with them if time allows. It is always my pleasure to hire Jimmy for our happy hour here at The Lakes Retirement Community. Thank you for your fine entertainment Jimmy!" Cliff P. Lakes Retirement Community