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The Downtowners is a 5-piece variety band with over 20 years of experience, specializing in a wide range of musical styles including: Big Band & Swing, 50s 60s Rock, Jazz & Blues, Polka and Old time music, Country, Latin, Ballroom, and Ethnic music.

The band uses thirteen instruments and five vocalists to create the best musical combination for each song. Saxophones, trumpets, clarinet, guitar, and accordion are added to the keyboards, bass, and drums for the different musical flavors. Three guys & two gals present ever-changing vocal leads & backups.

Whether your gathering is a wedding, Christmas party, ballroom dance, club event, whatever, THE DOWNTOWNERS is musical entertainment at its best.

 

 

Listen to a few style samples from The Downtowners
(click on the musical note to download the sample)

Big Band
Bandstand Boogie
Click here to listen to Bandstand Boogie 17 seconds playing time (341 Kbytes)
Polka
Little Tony's Polka
Click here to listen to Little Tony's Polka 32 seconds playing time (638 Kbytes)
Jazz
Jambalaya
Click here to listen to Jambalaya 23 seconds playing time (454 Kbytes)
Latin
I Just Called to Say I Love You
Click here to listen to I Just Called to Say I Love You 31 seconds playing time (616 Kbytes)
Country
I Wish That I Could Fall In Love Today
Click here to listen to I Wish That I Could Fall In Love Today 26 seconds playing time (526 Kbytes)
Ballad
Somewhere Out There
Click here to listen to Somewhere Out There 25 seconds playing time (498 Kbytes)
Rock n' Roll
Rock Around the Clock
Click here to listen to Rock Around the Clock 24 seconds playing time (474 Kbytes)

 

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