The Matt Young Group

Based in Chicago IL



Whether you are looking an exciting Chicago Wedding Band, or professional Chicago Corporate Band, you have come to the right place! The Matt Young Group is a versatile Chicago-based band that specializes in providing high-quality live musical entertainment at affordable prices. They offer a wide variety of bands ranging from small Jazz Bands to an 8-Piece Dance Band. In any setting, The Matt Young Group has a reputation for adding an element of excitement to the atmosphere mixed with a touch of sophistication that will have your guests asking, Where did you find this band?

The Matt Young Group is comprised of dedicated, top-call, Chicago musicians that will strive to give you and your guests the best performance possible. Matt Young, the group's bassist and band-leader, brings 13+ years of professional performance and band-leadership experience to the group. He will make sure that each band is carefully chosen for your event, and will help you tailor ensembles that fit your needs and budget.

The Matt Young Group's repertoire consists mainly of choice Jazz Standards and Motown/R&B/Pop favorites. The cool swingin' sound of the group's classic interpretation of the jazz standards makes perfect low-volume background music for cocktail and dinner parties, while their Motown/R&B/Pop selections will energize the party and undoubtedly have the crowd dancing in no time! The band also performs music from several other genres including: blues, Latin (A.C. Jobim), and funk (James Brown). Their diversity makes them the perfect Chicago band for any occasion! For exceptional Chicago Wedding Music or Corporate Event Music, ranging from ambient jazz to exciting pack-the-dance-floor Motown/R&B/Pop, look no further!!

Sample Songlist Dance Music: ABC, Ain't Nobody, Ain't No Mountain High En., Ain't No Stoppin Us Now, Ain't Too Proud To Beg, Another Star, At Last, Baby I Need Your Lovin', Best of My Love, Billie Jean, Boogie On Reggae Woman, Boogie Oogie Oogie, Brick House, Caught Up In The Rapture, Celebration, Dancing In The Streets, Do I Do, Dock Of The Bay, Easy, Feel Like Makin' Love, For Once In My Life, For The Love, Georgia, Get Here, Get Ready, Going Out Of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes, Good Times, Have I Told You Lately, Heatwave, Higher & Higher, How Sweet It Is, I Heard It Through the GV, I Want You Back, I Wish, If I Ain't Got You, If You Really Love Me, In The Midnight Hour, Isn't She Lovely, It Ain't Over Til It's Over, It Takes Two, It's Your Thing, Just My Imagination, Last Dance, Let's Get It On, Let's Stay Together, Love Train, Lovely Day, Mr. Big Stuff, My Girl, Natural Woman, Never Can Say Goodbye, Nowhere To Run, Ooo Baby Baby, Reach Out, I'll Be There, Respect, Rock With You, Roller Coaster, September, Signed, Sealed Delivered, Sir Duke, Soul Man, Stubborn Kind of Fellow, Sugar Pie Honeybunch, Superstition, Sweet Love, That Girl, The Same Old Song, The Way You Do The Things You Do, Think, This Old Heart of Mine, Tired Of Being Alone, Until You Come Back, Uptight, Everthing's Alright, We're In This Love Together, What's Going On, When A Man Loves A Woman, You Are the Sunshine, You Send Me, You're All I Need, You've Got the Love .
Sample Songlist Jazz & Standards: After You've Gone, Ain't Misbehavin', Alice In Wonderland, Alfie's Theme, All Blues, All Of Me, All Of You, All Or Nothing At All, All The Things You Are, Almost Like Being In Love, Alone Together, Angel Eyes, Anthropology, April In Paris, As Time Goes By, Au Privave, Autumn In New York, Autumn Leaves, Autumn Serenade, Baby It's Cold Outside, Basin Street Blues, Beatrice, Beautiful Friendship, Beautiful Love, Bessie's Blues, Best Thing For You Is Me, Bewitched, Billie's Bounce, Black Coffee, Black Orpheus, Blame It On My Youth, Blue Bossa, Blue In Green, Blue Room , Blues Connotation, Blues For Alice, Bluesette, Body And Soul, Bolivia, But Not For Me, Cantaloupe Island, Caravan, Central Park West, Ceora,