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Hire one of my bands

Looking for music for your club or restaurant? Planning a wedding, party, fund-raiser or company event in the Santa Cruz, Monterey or Santa Clara County area? Add live music to make it truly special!

Contact me at: 831.588.7576 or info@basslady.com

Jazz by Five Trumpet, sax, keyboard, bass/vocals and drums. Hire us as a trio, quartet or quintet - whatever best suits your event.

From ballads to bossas to swing, we play all of the jazz standards you love!


Jazz by Three Featuring Brian Fitzgerald and Hood Chatham on guitars, and yours truly on bass and vocals.

Black Eyed Susies
The "Susies" play a tasty mix of acoustic country and bluegrass songs all wrapped up in sweet harmonies.

Leslie Abbott - Dobro/vocals
Wendy Molin - mandolin/vocals
Sonia Wyman - guitar/vocals
Joan Lowden - bass/vocals



Joan Lowden

Jazz, Latin and Bluegrass Bass

Gig calendar

Sun, Oct 26th
6:30-10pm

Vocal Jazz Jam - house band
Blue Note Lounge, Milpitas

Tues, Nov 11th
6-8pm

Black Eyed Susies
Phil's Fish Market, Moss Landing

Sat, Nov 15th
7-10pm

Jazz by Three
Dream Inn Lounge, Santa Cruz

Sun, Nov 16th
9:30-10:30am
Black Eyed Susies
Senior Center, Ben Lomond
Fri, Nov 21st
7:30-9:30pm

Miki Melton Trio
ALOFT Hotel, Cupertino

Sun, Nov 23rd
6:30-10pm

Vocal Jazz Jam - house band
Blue Note Lounge, Milpitas

Sat, Nov 29th
9:30am-12:30pm
Black Eyed Susies
Farmers Market, Scotts Valley

Sun, Dec 14th
12-3:30pm

Jazz by Three
Windy Oaks Winery, Corralitos

Sat, Dec 20th
7-10pm

Jazz by Three
Dream Inn Lounge, Santa Cruz

Sun, Dec 21st
2-4pm
Black Eyed Susies
Vino Tabi Winery, Santa Cruz

Wed, Dec 31st
5-9pm

Jazz by Five
New Year's Eve Dinner Dance
Scotts Valley

Sun, Jan 18th
1-4pm

Jazz by Five
Santa Cruz Chocolate Festival
Coconut Grove Ballroom, Santa Cruz

Music samples

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Jazz by Five - 'S Wonderful
Joan Lowden bass/vocal


Jazz by Three - Grooveyard
Live on KPIG Please Stand By, Brian Fitzgerald lead guitar


Black Eyed Susies - Sitting on Top of the World
Sonia Wyman lead vocal

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