Rich Martini has been one of the Bay Area’s top bandleaders for 25 years and has performed for Herb Caen Days, countless benefits, high society, and generations of weddings.
Featuring classic big band/swing arrangements, Latin, ballroom, Motown, disco, pop, R & B, and rock & roll, this elegant society orchestra is the perfect choice for classic events.
The band’s versatility is evident when performing with and backing artists such as Tony Bennett, Susanne Sommers, Rita Moreno, Smokey Robinson and many others. The band quickly transitions from dinner music classics to favorite dance hits from all decades including contemporary. Their repertoire spans musical generations delighting guests of all ages and backgrounds.
Whether you are looking for a Ricky Martin hit, a Sinatra or “Rat Pack” ballad, an Elvis classic, or you enjoy the smooth sounds of R&B legends Stevie Wonder or Aretha Franklin, this band is sure to please! Imagine dancing to the great classics of the Forties like “In the Mood” and “Fly Me to the Moon,” all in their original arrangements. Rich Martini will have you shakin’ to the tunes from the fifties like “Runaround Sue.” The night wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Sixties Motown and you won’t want to miss Rich Martini’s revved-up versions of “Respect” and “Knock on Wood.” And don’t forget those great hits of the seventies — “September,” “Brick House,” and “Last Dance.” Finally, cap off your event with the party classics of the Eighties and Nineties — “Lady Marmalade,” “Love Shack,” “Express Yourself,” and “La Vida Loca.” Party-goers can’t resist dancing to Rich Martini’s authentic sounds from every decade delivered with an energy and style that puts them in the mood to celebrate!
Whether the intimacy of a solo piano or a non-stop, high-energy 11 piece orchestra, the Rich Martini Orchestra will make any event fun and memorable. The Rich Martini Orchestra has been performing in the Bay Area for over 10 years at numerous events. The band’s versatility is most evident when performing with and backing up artist such as Tony Bennett, Susan Sommers, Rita Moreno, Smokey Robinson, and many others.