Black Market Jazz Orchestra

R&B - Motown - Jazz - Variety - Latin - Standards
Bay Music and Entertainment performer Black Market Jazz Orchestra

The Black Market Jazz Orchestra is a sophisticated dance band that plays music from every era. The band was originally formed in 1993 to record a CD entitled “Art Attack” for Sea Breeze records. The Band quickly became popular playing Art & Wine festivals and doing Music Clinics in Bay Area Intermediate and High Schools teaching young adults the art of playing Jazz. With the success of the CD and the popularity of the band they were soon called to perform with big name entertainers such as Marilyn Mc Coo, Ray Charles and Tony Bennett.

The Black Market Jazz Orchestra now plays several hundred engagements a year across the country. Half of the band’s work comes from corporate events, playing shows and themed parties. BMJO also performs at an average of 50 weddings per year The size of the band varies from a 9 piece for dance parties, to a 40 piece orchestra for shows.

The primary focus of the band is to perform music at it’s highest level and bring the joy of music to as many people as possible. The members of BMJO are seasoned professionals. They can play any style of music at the highest level.

The members of the band love what they do. Most importantly, they are friendly, courteous and easy to work with. Expect nothing less than the best from this band!

The 7-piece band includes one male and one female vocalist, keyboardist, guitar, bass, drums, and saxophone.

Printable Songlist

Big Band, Swing, Latin
A Foggy Day
All Of Me
All The Things You Are
As Time Goes By
Autumn Leaves
Basin Street Blues
Besame Mucho
Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered
Black Orpheus
Blue Bassa
Blue Tango
Cherry Pink
Days Of Wine And Roses
Deep Purple
Do Nothin’ Til You Hear From Me
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Embraceable You
Fly Me To The Moon
Have You Met Miss Jones
Here’s That Rainy Day
How High The Moon
How Insensitive
I Can’t Get Started
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
I Love You
I’m Getting Sentimental Over You
I’m In The Mood For Love
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
In a Mellotone
In The Mood
It Had To Be You
Moon River
Moonlight In Vermont
Moonlight Serenade
My Foolish Heart
My Funny Valentine
Never On Sunday
New York, New York
On The Street Where You Live
One Note Samba
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Round Midnight
Route 66
Satin Doll
Sentimental Journey
September Song
Since I Fell For You
Someone To Watch Over Me
Spanish Eyes
St. Thomas
Star Eyes
Stella By Starlight
Sunrise, Sunset
Take The “A” Train
Tea For Two
Teach Me Tonight
Tennessee Waltz
The Girl From Ipanema
The Lady Is A Tramp
The Man I Love
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Tuxedo Junction
Watch What Happens
What A Difference A Day Makes
When You Wish Upon A Star
You Don’t Know Me
You Took Advantage of Me
…….. and more
Top 40, Motown & 70’s/80’s Rock
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
Ain’t No Woman Like The One I Got
All Around The World
Arthur’s Theme
Baby, Baby, Baby
Black Magic Woman
Boogie, Oogie, Oogie
Brick House
Caribbean Queen
Can’t Enough Of Your Love
Caught Up In The Rapture
Chain Of Fools
Comfort Zone
Dance With Me
Dancin’ In The Dark
Dancin’ In The Streets
Dock Of The Baby
Don’t Walk Away
Don’t Wanna Love You
Erotic City
Every Breath You Take
Everybody, Everybody
Every Time You Go Away
Fancy Dancer
Feelin’ Alright
For The Love Of You
Freeway Of Love
Funky Stuff
Give It To Me Baby
Heart of Mine
Hi De Ho
I’ll Be Over You
I’m So Into You
If You Want Me To Stay
In My House
It’s Your Thing
Jungle Boogie
Just Once
Just The Way You Are
Just You And I
Killing Me Softly
Knock On Wood
Let The Good Times Roll
Let’s Stay Together
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Midnight Hour
Mister Magic
Mustang Sally
My Baby’s Gone
My Girl
Natural Woman
Never Make Your Move Too Soon
No One In The World
Nobody Loves Me Like You Do
Old Time Rock And Roll
Papa Was A Rolling Stone
Party Hearty
Pink Cadillac
Pride And Joy
Purple Haze
Purple Rain
Put It Where You Want It
Red House
Rock And Roll Girls
Single Life
Skin Tight
So Very Hard To Go
Some Guys Have All The Luck
Some Kinda Wonderful
Something You Got
Soul Man
Stand By Me
Start Me Up
Stop Messin Around
Stormy Monday
Super Freak
Sweet Love
Sweet Thing
Take It To The Limit
Take It To The River
Tell Me Something Good
The Heart of Rock And Roll
The Look Of Love
The Power Of Love
The Way You Love Me
Them Changes
This House
Treat Her Right
Tobacco Road
Touch Me
Two Princes
Unchain My Heart
Walk Between Raindrops
Walk The Dinosaur
Walkin’ The Dog
What A Fool Believes
What Comes Naturally
What Is Hip?
What You Won’t Do For Love
…….. and more
50’s & 60’s Rock
Ain’t That A Shame
All I Have To Do Is Dream
All Shook Up
Blue Bayou
Blue On Blue
Blue Suede Shoes
Cryin’ In The Rain
Day Tripper
Devoted To You
Do You Love Me
Good Lovin’
Handy Man
Hang On Sloopy
Heartbreak Hotel
Here, There and Everywhere
Hold Me Tight
Honky Tonk Woman
I Hear You Knockin’
In My Lofe
Jailhouse Rock
Johnny B. Goode
Kansas City
La Bamba
Long Tall Sally
Louie, Louie
Love Potion #9
Mack The Knife
Memphis Tennessee
More Today Than Yesterday
Pretty Woman
Rock and Roll Music
Sea Of Love
Stand By Me
Treat Her Right
Twist And Shout
Twistin’ The Night Away
Under The Boardwalk
Walk On
Wonderful World
You Can’t Do That
You Send Me
You’ve Got A Friend
You’ve Lost That Lovin Feelin’
……… and much more
Pop Ballads
A Whole New World
Addicted To Love
All The Man That I Need
Almost Over You
Anything For You
Betcha By Golly Wow
Can’t Let Go
Get Here
Greatest Love Of All
I Who Have Nothing
I Will Always Love You
I’ll Be There
I’ve Never Been To Me
If I Could
Just Once
Make It Like It Was
Never Too Far
New York State Of Mind
Save The Best For Last
Saving All My Love For You
Tender Kisses
That’s What Love Is All About
The Way We Were
Unchained Melody
Vision Of Love
When He Shines
When I Fall In Love
Where Do Broken Hearts Go
Wind Beneath My Wings
You And I
You Bring Me Joy
You Needed Me
…….. and more
Heartache Tonight
I Can’t Help Falling In Love
If I Didn’t Have You In My World
In This Life
It’s So Easy
James Dean
Liza Jane
Look At Us
Looking For Another Pure Love
Midnight Fire
Nick Of Time
Thing Called Love
Walkin’ After Midnight
When Will I Be Loved?
…….. and much more

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