Meet our bands! Highly trained professionals who can groove your night away
The Essentials are a classic jazz group, specializing in the soulful, sophisticated sound of Blue Note Records and rooted in the standards of the Great American Songbook. With our members' years of experience playing in clubs worldwide, degrees from the country's top jazz schools (Manhattan School, Berklee, and Calarts), and roots in LA's fertile jazz scene, The Essentials offer a combination of talent and professionalism to make your event fun and vibey.
Dylan McKenzie is a performer, composer, and guitarist based in Los Angeles. His soft and earnest vocal style will melt your heart. He delivers intimate songs with an emotional atmosphere through tender melodies and confessional, poetic imagery.