Royal Society Jazz Orchestra

Based in Petaluma ca

Setting the perfect mood for cocktails, dinner, and dancing - that is our mission.Don Neely's Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, and vocalist Carla Normand have their musical roots in the great bands and artists who created Swing, Big Band, and Classic Jazz. They play the best of the Great American Song Book, and authentically recapture the excitement and charm of that unforgettable music.

The RSJO and the smaller ensembles will bring life and warmth to your event. Whether you desire an atmosphere of romantic intimacy during dinner, or a mood of hot excitement during dancing, you will be amazed at how easy hosting a memorable event is when your plans include the Royal Society Jazz Orchestra.

For events that call for proven expertise in authentic period music you can find none better than the Royal Society Jazz Orchestra.

Their admiration for musical innovators such as Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Fletcher Henderson, Paul Whiteman, and Bix Biederbecke shines out of their live performances and recordings.

Their repertoire features the most select songs from the world of Jazz, Swing, Latin, Broadway, and the Silver Screen. Great songs by Fats Waller, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Harry Warren, Hoagy Carmichael, George Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Walter Donaldson, and original songs by Don Neely will delight you.

We have a size just right for your event

Eleven-piece Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, Seven-piece "Pocket" Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, Sextet & Quintet, Quartet and Trio, Period-Perfect Vocals, Male and Female Available, All-Instrumental combos, We can enlarge or vary the ensembles with Guitar, Drums, Vocals, Violin, Trumpet, Sax, Clarinet What Kinds of Events Do We Play For?Our versatility and distinctive style have opened doors to a great variety of special events, parties and celebrations.
Dinner Dances, Cocktail Parties, Concerts, Receptions, Conventions, Theme Parties, Weddings, House Parties, Balls, Wine Tasting Events, Dances, Fundraisers, Jazz Festivals, Dixieland Memorials