Professional Band Talent!

Single Acts…….Duo’s…..Up to 12+ piece ensembles!


Every Style of Dance Band for Your Party. From The Most Contemporary and Top 40 Styled to Funky & Soulful – Bands that Rock and Orchestras that Authentically Perform Swing, Sinatra and Bublè.

Big Z Band

This show band offers some of the finest talented musicians in the area, playing a variety of top popular titles. Big Z & The SophistiKatz is a versatile band that can perform for any type of function, whether it’s a corporate venue need, or a large to medium size venue. No job is too big for US!!

Not only do we play swing, we can also entertain a wide range of people with Latin and Contemporary music. Big Z & The SophistiKatz can play hits from some of the great names in Swing, including Ella Fitzgerald, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Artie Shaw, Tower of Power, James Brown, Santana, and many others.

We have performed in and around the Florida area including The Manatee County Fair, Downtown Sarasota Forth of July Celebration at Sarasota Bayfront Park, Vinoy Resort, Bradenton Seafood Festival, Epiphany Harvest Festival, Arts Day Sarasota, and Disney World, just to name a few.

Thank you for your interest in The Big Z Band, we look forward to working with you and your company. Please feel free to contact us  to discuss your musical needs and booking dates.

The Big-Z’s Repertoire Of Music Includes Many Popular Favorites And Well-Known Classics

  • James Brown – Carlos Santana – The Blues Brothers
  • Brian Setzer – Natalie Cole – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • Louis Prima – Aretha Franklin – Frank Sinatra
  • Bruce Springsteen – Tony Bennett – Chicago
  • Room Full Of Blues – Average White Band – Tower Of Power
  • Glenn Miller – Bennie Goodman – Gene Krupa
  • Lee Greenwood – Louie Jordan – The Stray Cats
  • Dr. John – Nat King Cole – Wilson Picket
  • The Commodores – Kool & The Gang

Many Titles Include

  • “You, Too” – Easy Lover – Meditation – Leap Frog
  • Twisted Cha Cha – Go Daddy O – Zoot Suit Riot
  • Mambo Swing – Please Baby – Minnie the Moocher
  • King of Swing – Dirty Boogie – Jump N Jive
  • Caldoni – “5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days”
  • Is you is or Is you Ain’t My Baby – Boogie Bumper
  • Maddest Kind of Love – Jump with My Baby
  • Chicago – Living La Vida Loca – All of Me
  • Dream A little Dream – House is Rockin’
  • Route 66 – Only a Paper Moon – Orange Colored Sky
  • I Wanna Be Like You

Skyway Band

One of the top musical acts in Sarasota, the arts and culture capital of Southwest Florida, Skyway performs as either a duo or trio and can also add a female vocalist, keyboard and DJ functions.

Offering one of the most diverse selections of music on the Gulf Coast, Skyway features songs from all genres and eras.

With incomparable vocals, tight harmonies, and outstanding musicianship, they have performed extensively throughout Sarasota at several private events and public venues including The Ritz-Carlton Beach Club on Lido Key, IMG Country Club, Longboat Key Club, Polo Grill, Sarasota Polo Club, Sarasota Yacht Club and The Gator Club to name a few.

Skyway performs a vast repertoire of music including pop, rock, current hits, Rat Pack, classical, blues, country and classic rock. They can adapt to each venue with ease and their strong vocal skills and quality musicianship make them a crowd favorite.

Felicia Quartet