Orchestra, Dixieland Band and U.S. Brass Show Band
The Kit Reid Orchestra
The Kit Reid Orchestra is ideal for large groups where the "big band" sound is desired. The orchestra is composed of from 12 to 18 pieces, depending upon the client's requirement. Vocalists can be provided - male, female or both. Kit normally fronts the band and solos on trumpet, much like the leaders in the golden age of swing. The orchestra has performed at the Galveston Mardi Gras, Miller Outdoor Theater, Jones Hall, The Dorothy Mitchell Pavillion and in most major hotel ballrooms in the Houston area.
The Texas Dixie Kings
The Texas Dixie Kings have played for The American Cancer Society and has played for various national political rallies, as well as for numerous company and private parties.
The regular band consists of trumpet, clarinet, banjo and tuba, but a trombone can be added. play in costume, usually wearin white trousers and red vests or white trousers and blue blazers.
The band can also dress in vintage 30's costuming to complement a special client theme.
Client requests for other dress can probably be accommodated.
U.S. Brass Show Band
U.S.Brass is a small show band, dressed in patriotic or marching band attire, playing marches and other rousing music, specializing in corporate, political or patriotic events. U.S. Brass also plays special arrangements of pop hits of today. It has been featured at Astroworld, the Houston Astrodome and the George Brown Convention Center, as well as at corporate and private parties.