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Hip Pocket is a highly versatile and experienced musical group well suited to festivals, special events and corporate functions of all kinds.
Hip Pocket Jazz Duo – plays instrumental Jazz standards, Latin Jazz and some pop music. Instrumentation is typically tenor saxophone and piano/keyboards. Also available as guitar and piano/keyboards duo or guitar and bass duo. Well suited to smaller cocktail receptions and background music during intimate dinner events. The Duo performed weekly at the Sutton Place Hotel’s Sunday Jazz Brunch from 2010 to 2013.
Hip Pocket Jazz Trio – instrumental Jazz standards, Latin Jazz and some pop music. Performing instrumental versions of popular songs recorded by Michael Buble’, Diana Krall, Frank Sinatra, Nat “King” Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, etc. Instrumentation is usually tenor saxophone, acoustic bass and piano (keyboards), but it can also be presented with guitar/bass/keys or sax/bass/guitar. The Jazz Trio has performed at numerous cocktail receptions and dinner events. A vocalist and/or drummer can be added for dance music. The Trio has been performing weekly at Provence Marinaside Restaurant since 2016.
Hip Pocket Quartet – Smooth Jazz, contemporary instrumentals, funky beats and Latin Jazz. The Quartet plays the music of George Benson, Grover Washington Jr., Pat Metheny, David Sanborn, etc. and instrumental versions of pop and R&B hits. Instrumentation is guitar/sax, piano/keyboards, electric bass and drums. This group offers an “urban nightclub vibe”, but can also play quiet dinner music. The Quartet has performed at numerous corporate events including the grand opening of Ferrari Masserati Vancouver dealership.