Date(s) - 01/18/2016
Sweet Auburn Municipal Market
Inspired by the great jazz musicians from the 20’s-60’s this cohesive talented Jazz band is among Atlanta’s top Swing Bands and has been playing together for more than 7 years pleasing audiences from intimate to over 1000 of all ages. When needed they provide a top of the line “Bose” sound system for superior sound quality! Jules & the Gents Jazz band delivers an authentic, polished jazz sound. A Quartet consisting of upright bass, woodwinds/ vocals, drums and guitar that has been entertaining audiences with “old school” Jazz and Swing around the Atlanta area for more than 7 years. “I love the Gents” Jules says. “I’m truly blessed to work with such gifted, dedicated musicians.”
Performing a select number of the coolest Jazz songs from the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s & 60’s “Jules and the Gents” has a unique take on swing while maintaining the integrity of the songs. Julie Stein aka “Jules” has been said to look like a modern Betty Paige with the voice of Peggy Lee. She leads the group with soulful vocals, melodic flute, bluesy saxophone and beautiful stage presence. Rhythm section Doug Rolph (Upright Bass) and Don Whitaker (Percussion) have been playing in multiple bands since the late 90’s and make a solid back bone for the ultimate in choice standards. Carl Basler (Guitarist) with a Masters in Music has a clear yet bubbly jazz style and plays amazing tap your toe solos filling out what many referred to as an “ear candy” mix.