Beneath their apparent
versatility is a
great underlying talent. The Band usually features nine
members that provide the full instrumentation (piano/keyboard,
percussion,woodwinds, and brass). Depending on the occasion,
it can be expanded to as many as fifteen members.
Five of the members are also talented vocalists who sing lead
and provide back-up harmonies.The sophisticated light and sound
systems are directed by a technician to ensure the appropriate
and ambiance at all times.
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some of our previous
and future engagements.
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At the heart of The
Janis Nowlan Band is Janis Nowlan herself. A talented
Janis finds an instant rapport with an audience through her instinctive
warmth and understanding. Singer/composer Peter
Allen has commented that "Janis complements my music better
than anyone." Coupled with her training in classical
piano, Janis brings an unusual depth and imagination to the
music she performs. She earned a Bachelor's degree in music from
the University of Rhode Island, and has toured England, Ireland,
Scotland and Wales where she sang at the International Song Festival.
Other tours have taken her to Singapore and Bangkok. Janis' most
recent performance as a solo classical pianist took place in
world renowned Steinway Hall in New York City. She has given
on WGBH Public Radio in Boston, and has recorded three albums,
two of which were produced and accompanied by Grammy Award
winning artist Danny
Davis. Her third and most recent album was recorded during a
live performance on Cape Cod. Whether playing the classics, leading
Band, or working with clients, Janis strives for perfection;
a perfection that is reflected in every event she performs.
exciting, and exceptional...This is how the Janis Nowlan Band
has been described by countless
guests who have experienced their magic. They perform at corporate
and private parties, charity events,weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs,
and upscale night spots. When they perform for an event, they
play continuously, with no breaks in the music. It is this
combination of talent, style, and professionalism that has
won them loyal
from New England, through New York and Philadelphia's Main Line
to Washington, D.C. From the moment you choose The Janis Nowlan
Band, Janis will personally work with you, your caterer,
party consultant, to achieve the musical style you want, helping
to create an event that will be remembered for years to come.