Jazz Dance

Nichol Jazz Combo

Jazz For Your Wedding Ceremony, Reception or Corporate Event

The Great Lakes Chamber Players is proud to announce The Nichol Jazz Combo. The members of this first rate jazz band are among the top jazz musicians in Michigan. The Nichol Jazz Combo is capable of creating many different kinds of musical ensembles. Classical wedding ceremony music is performed with saxophone and piano by John and Jonathan Nichol. Jazz standards make up the dinner music played by saxophone, piano, bass, and vocals, providing a sophisticated atmosphere. The Nichol Jazz Combo can replace a DJ by providing weddings with the energy and excitement of live dancing music including Motown hits. The group receives many compliments for their outstanding musical skills and professionalism. In addition, the Nichol Jazz Combo frequently performs live concerts.

The Nichol Jazz Combo can perform live as a jazz duo (piano and saxophone), jazz trio ( piano, saxophone, bass guitar) or jazz quartet (piano, saxophone, bass guitar and drums). They regularly perform in Mid-Michigan cities such as Mt. Pleasant, Midland, Saginaw, and Bay City.

A high quality PA speaker system is also available for introductions, announcements, prayers, etc.

John Nichol is Professor of Saxophone at Central Michigan University and he enjoys working with his sons Jonathan (saxophone) and Jason (bass and vocalist,). Jonathan, an award winning saxophonist, teaches saxophone at Alma College and is finishing a masters degree in saxophone performance at Michigan State University. Jason (bio coming soon), an award winning bassist and Central Michigan University student, also doubles as a Frank Sinatra style vocalist.

Set lists for wedding music, jazz standards, and dance music available upon request.

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