Premier dance band The Number Ones is now being offered by Green Light Bands, a leading band booking agency based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The band features award-winning saxophonist David Halliday and lead guitarist phenom Tom Hopkins, two influential musicians with a long list of credits.
Leader of the group, David Halliday, has won many prestigious awards including the Outstanding Collegiate Tenor Saxophone Soloist Award from Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival four consecutive years, and the Outstanding College Performer Award at Reno’s International Jazz Festival. He has toured all across the United States as well as many other countries including France, Germany, Italy, Holland, Switzerland, and Holland, to name a few.
Halliday has played with or sat in with countless internationally and nationally recognized musicians including Josh Groban, Galactic, Dizzy Gillespie, The Temptations, Wynton Marsalis, and others. His saxophone work has been featured on major CBS and ABC television shows, and his debut album Flamingo was released on Halliday’s own record label, an album called “the best jazz to ever come out of Utah” by Emmy Award-winning composer and performer Sam Cardon.
Tom Hopkins is another world-acclaimed musician in the band, playing a fiery lead guitar with moves to match. He is a highly accomplished lead guitarist, songwriter, composer and music producer. His music contributions have been featured in major motion pictures, TV, radio, CDs, video games, major corporate events and concerts for more than two decades. Some of his credits include the theme music for “The Oprah Show,” “National Geographic Explorer,” NFL Game of the Week, “Entertainment Tonight,” “Good Morning America,” “That 70s Show,” “X Files,” “The Disney Channel,” “ABC Sports,” and many others.
Hopkins has toured the world and recorded with the likes of Donny and Marie Osmond, the Osmond Family, Gladys Knight, Juice Newton, SheDaisy, and Collin Raye, as well as several American Idol contestants. The remaining Number Ones band members are studio quality musicians and vocalists with exceptional talent and include an American Idol Tour bassist that lights up the stage with his performance and showmanship skills.
Green Light Bands offers dance bands, party bands, and live wedding bands for corporate events, parties, and other special celebrations. Green Light is excited for the opportunity of adding The Number Ones to their lineup of talent. Sally Johnson, CEO of Green Light Bands says “I’m looking forward to presenting The Number Ones to our valued clients – there are not too many bands around with their extraordinary musicianship skills.”
Green Light Bands is a leading band booking agency that specializes in dance bands and wedding music bands, but also offers party bands, tribute bands, cover bands, jazz bands, country bands, and pop bands for private events, corporate parties, fund raisers, awards dinners, music festivals, dances, concerts, banquets, and other special occasions.
Visit http://www.greenlightbands.com/ for more information.
Name: Matt Johnson
Organization: Green Light Bands
Phone: (801) 796-3991