Live JAZZ Music & Dance Entertainment ReLoaded!

The JAD Lounge


Jazz Ain't Dead:  The JAD Lounge
Lafayette Harris, Jr., Live Music Director/Conductor
Candice Michelle Franklin, Choreographer
Chris Rob, Principle Music Arranger

Jazz Ain't Dead's
The JAD Lounge is a sexy show of great music hits and the sounds of contemporary and urban-fused jazz plus nu grooves, soul hits and jazz standards re-imagined.  This show's set changes all the time as Jazz Ain't Dead makes new music, both originals and covers of old songs, performed in new ways.  Show features live music, dance, and spoken word.  Choreography is by Candice Michelle Franklin.


 Below is a sample set list: 


Jazz Ain't Dead:  The JAD Lounge
Lafayette Harris, Jr., Live Music Director
My Funny Valentine
Original by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. New music arranged by Chris Rob for 
Jazz Ain't Dead
Style:  Funky Bossanova
Jazz Ain't Dead (The JAD JAM)
JAD Original Song written and arranged by Candice Michelle Franklin and Lafayette Harris, Jr.  for Jazz Ain't Dead

I Know You Know

Orignial music by Esperanza Spalding, Live music direction by Lafayette Harris, Jr.
Style:  Contemporary Jazz

Fall-In

Orignial music by Esperanza Spalding, Live music direction by Lafayette Harris, Jr.
Style: Contemporary

Whatever Lola Wants

Original music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, New arrangement by Marcus Bell/Bellringer Productions/Global Soul Productions

Style:  Bollywood House

Portuguese Love

Orignial music by Teena Marie, Live music direction by Lafayette Harris, Jr.
Style: Bossanova/Soul Fusion

Billie Jean

Orignial music by Michael Jackson, Live music direction by Lafayette Harris, Jr.
Style: Contemporary Blues

Black Panties

Orignial music "Jungle Fever" by The Chakachas, 
Text by Mo Beasley
Style: Soul Fusion

Since I've Been Loving You

Orignial music by Led Zepplin, 
Free-Styled Text by Mo Beasley
Style: Blues Rock