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Jazz Survivors

Classic jazz, bebop, swing, blues and bossa nova in South Florida

  About us  |  Gig schedule  |  Sample tunes, videos  |  Order our CD  |  Setlists  |  Photos

Samples of our music

How best to judge a band? Listen to us and watch us.

Here are some tunes that the group recorded live at the City of Fort Lauderdale SunTrust Jazz Brunch and one evening in the studio in Oakland Park, FL. These MP3s are just two-minute samples. 

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"Stella by Starlight" One of the sweetest melodies, from the movies. By Victor Young.

"Cherokee"  We want to go to the races on this swinger, but we restrain ourselves. By Ray Noble.

"Canteloupe Island"   Jazz with an R&B feel. By Herbie Hancock.

"Joy Spring"  Horn bop that swings. By Clifford Brown.

"Footprints"  Jazz meets waltz meets improv. By Wayne Shorter.

"Lucky Southern"   Pretty bossa nova. By Keith Jarrett.


Come watch us on video

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Here's a video of our take on the classic "Autumn Leaves" shot live in Miami. 

Here's the way we hear the beautiful bossa nova-style ballad "Estate."

Here's a video of our New Orleans version of Horace Silver's "The Preacher,"  shot live in Boca Raton. 

And here's our taste of "Route 66" with our friend and singer, Terri Gonzalez.


To contact the band:

Bob LaMendola  |  954-484-7382  |  4122 Inverrary Dr., Lauderhill, FL 33319.