The PleaZure Showband
PleaZure Showband has dazzled audiences both San Diego and abroad and is known for their dance music covering every era. They most recently were the featured opening act for Earth Wind and Fire, Gladys Knight, Patty Labelle, Al Green, Smokey Robinson, Natalie Cole, The Temptations and The Jacksons for the past 5 years at Harrah's Rincon Casino during their outside summer concert series with guest jumping to their feet to dance to todays hits, standards and yesterdays dance favorites. Be prepared cause when the PleaZure Band takes the stage everyone will be dancing.
Originating out of San Diego, PleaZure Showband delivers an exciting and funky level of musical entertainment. This 7-10 piece show band provides music that will appeal to any audience young and old, Covering all ranges of musical styles their forte is "Bringing Back the Funk", playing Old School Treasures from the 70's when music and lyrics were wholesome, pure and funky.
Setting PleaZure Showband apart from other bands is their unique blend of musicians with Gospel roots. To the music lover you can't help but hear and feel a distinct groove and the fusion of Jazz and R&B Funk. PleaZure Showband's soulful vocals deliver their own unique and charismatic presence on stage at all times.
PleaZure Showband will guarantee you no backing or pre-recorded tracks but 100% live unaltered talent and entertainment.
PleaZure Band Members and Bios:
Calvin L. Boyd-Band Leader Bass Guitar/Vocals San Diego
started playing bass professionally at the age of 15 grew up in the 70's played with Sly and the Family Stones ex-member saxaphonest Jerry Martini and he also has stong gospel roots touring with recording artist Kirk Franklin, John P. Kee, Yolanda Adams to name a few.
Piete Miller-Keyboards/Vocals Fullerton
is multi-talented and has played with such artist as The Gap Band, Tower of Power, Chaka Khan to name a few again another product of the 70's.
Scott Pistol-Drums/percussion/Vocals Fullerton
has played with the great Brenton Woods and Charles Wright
Eddie Blando-Lead Guitar
started playing at an early age and developed his style and charisma to an astonishing level of excellence.
is a monster trombone player and has played for the band "Malo" his playing and solo' are always tasteful and will keep you in amazement, he is the horn section leader and will huddle up the horns on stage during a performance and produce some outstanding horn lines he is truly a great player.
Troy Netters-Sax/Lead Vocals
started at a young age taught by his father Troy always brings a nice easy listening sax solo that is soothing and saxy to the ears. He is also a great section player, his vocal skills are as skillful as the late Luther Vandross.
is the person who plays the taps at the Del Mar Race track during the horse racing season for the past 13 yrs and a very charismatic player.
Angela Petty-Lead Vocals
this songbird will amaze you with her incredible talent and is featured doing her rendition of the late Whitney Houston.
Laticia Carington-Lead Vocals
move over because Chaka Khan is in the house and you will see that the lovely Laticia has that amazing and powerful voice of her favorite singer, she also does a Chaka Tribute.
Greg Lester-Lead Vocals
has sung with the ledgendary Temptations and has played Las Vegas for the past 20 years and brings exciting stage presence to the stage he is truly a born enterainer.
The band also does a Tribute to Earth Wind and Fire, Luther Vandross, Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston and James Brown and the band is so versital we can do just about anything that will make your event remembered by all.
Sample Song List
Lets Groove Tonight - Earth Wind & Fire
System of Survival - Earth Wind & Fire
Reasons - Earth Wind & Fire
Sun Goddess - Earth Wind & Fire
That the Way of the World - Earth Wind & Fire
Cant Hide Love - Earth Wind & Fire
Sing a Song - Earth Wind & Fire
Serpentine Fire - Earth Wind & Fire
Kalimba Story - Earth Wind & Fire
Saturday Night - Earth Wind & Fire
After the Love is Gone - Earth Wind & Fire
Got to Get You into My Life - Earth Wind & Fire
Devotion - Earth Wind & Fire
All About Love - Earth Wind & Fire
In the Stone - Earth Wind & Fire
Wait - Earth Wind & Fire
Let Me Talk - Earth Wind & Fire
You - Earth Wind & Fire
Side by Side - Earth Wind & Fire
Sunshine - Earth Wind & Fire
Feeling Blue - Earth Wind & Fire
Happy Feelin - Earth Wind & Fire
Head to the Sky - Earth Wind & Fire
Where Have All the Flowers Gone - Earth Wind & Fire
Shining Star - Earth Wind & Fire
September - Earth Wind & Fire
Gratitude - Earth Wind & Fire
Fantasy - Earth Wind & Fire
Mighty Mighty - Earth Wind & Fire
Boogie Wonderland - Earth Wind & Fire
Getaway - Earth Wind & Fire
Evil - Earth Wind & Fire
YearninLearnin - Earth Wind & Fire
Ill Write a Song for You - Earth Wind & Fire
Cant Let Go - Earth Wind & Fire
You and I - Earth Wind & Fire
And Love Goes On - Earth Wind & Fire
Fall in Love With Me - Earth Wind & Fire
See the Light - Earth Wind & Fire
Jupiter - Earth Wind & Fire
If Only for One Night - Luther Vandross
Never to Much - Luther Vandross
Superstar - Luther Vandross
If this World Were Mine - Luther Vandross
Knocks Me off My Feet - Luther Vandross
Till my Baby Comes Home - Luther Vandross
Al Green - Lets Stay Together
Anita Baker - Caught up in the Rapture
Anita Baker - Same Old Love
Average White Band - Cut The Cake
Average White Band - Pick Up the Pieces
Brothers Johnson - Aint We Funky Now
Brothers Johnson - Get the Funk out Ma Face
Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
Brothers Johnson - Ill Be Good to Ya
Chaka Khan - Aint Nobody
Chaka Khan - Sweet Thang
Chaka Khan - Though the Fire
Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
ConFunkshun - F Fun
Donald Bird - Rock Creek Park
Donny Hathaway - Whats Going On
Etta James - At Last
George Benson - Masqurade
Grover Washington - Mr Magic
Isley Brothers - Hello
Isley Brothers - For the Love of You
Janet Jackson - That the Way Love Goes
Kool & the Gang - Celebration
Kool & the Gang - Funky Stuff
Kool & the Gang - Jungle Boogie
Lakeside - Its All the Way Live
Mandrill - Fencewalk
Maxwell - Assention
McFadden & Whithead - Aint No Stopping Us Now
New Birth - Wild Flower
New Birth - Dream Merchant
Ohio Players - Skin Tight
Ohio Players - Fire
Parliment-Funkadelic - Mothership Connection
Parliment-Funkadelic - Flashlight
Slave - Weak At the Knees
Slave - Slide
Stevie Wonder - Superstition