Mike Knauf is leader of his jazz quartet, The Mike Knauf Quartet. The Quartet plays mainstream jazz. They draw from a diverse jazz repertoire, including standard swing, Latin, Be-bop and modern jazz compositions, as well as original arrangements written by members of the group. The quartet includes Mike Knauf on Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone and Flute; Pianist, Gordon James; Bassist and Vocalist, Mark Sorlie and Drummer, Scott Merrill. Members of the quartet have played with many well-known jazz artists and groups, including: Frank Mantooth, Bobby Shew, Jimmy Dorsey, Billy Eckstine, Lou Marini, Pete Christlieb, Arturo Sandoval, Randy Brecker and many more. The quartet has performed for many parties, events, festivals and clubs.

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Mike Knauf Jazz Bands

Are you looking for some jazz music for your next special event?  We can provide a jazz band to play the music your guests would like to hear!  Are you interested in having some swing music,  lively Latin rhythms, beautiful ballads or classic standards for your party.  Would your guests like to hear some nice jazz music while they converse or enjoy dinner or dance and socialize?  Our jazz groups can provide music perfect for dancing, as well.  We can provide the perfect combination of musicians for you to make your event special, from a jazz duo to jazz trio, quartet or larger jazz group, depending on your particular musical needs.

Our groups have been perfoming for many private and corporate clients throughout the Chicago metropolitan area for the past 20 years.  We continue to strive to bring the absolute best musical performance to our clients to help make their events successful. 
Mike Knauf Music will work with you to help provide first-class musical entertainment for your event. 

MIKE KNAUF QUARTET    


PLEASE ENJOY OUR JAZZ DUO, TRIO AND QUARTET SOUND CLIPS BELOW


TRIO (SAX/FLUTE, PIANO AND BASS)                          DUO  (SAX/FLUTE AND PIANO)


                                    
OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY                                       IN A MELLOTONE


                                    
THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE                                     SLOW HOT WIND


                                    
EMILY                                                                            WATCH WHAT HAPPENS

 
                                    
ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE                                          THE SWINGIN' SHEPHERD BLUES


                                    
ONE HUNDRED WAYS                                                   TAKE THE A TRAIN



QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS                               QUARTET (SAX/FLUTE, PIANO, BASS AND DRUMS)


                                         
MERCY MERCY MERCY                                                
AUTUMN LEAVES

 
                                          
TAKE THE A TRAIN                                                     WAVE


                                         
BILLIES BOUNCE                                                        ONE NOTE SAMBA

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