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Looking for world-class musical entertainment for your event? Look no further! The James Zeller Trio fantastic repertoire of high energy 1920’s-30’s Jazz and swing, Cool Jazz, Blues, R&B, New Orleans and Trad Jazz, Vintage Country and Americana is the perfect mix for all types of events and social occasions. Guaranteed to cause feet to tap, mouths to hum along and faces young and old to smile!

" The James Zeller trio was the one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. The vocals transported our guests to another time. Wholeheartedly recommend." -Alex Pappas-Rutkay, Wedding, Southhampton, Long Island, NY

James Zeller is based in Northern CA and work regionally along the west coast. performed professionally in NYC for 17 years, and lead a highly successful trio that was the house band at the famous Manhattan upper east side club "Bar Pleiades".

James Zeller delivers lead vocals in a unique, heartfelt style, plays tasteful trombone solos and rhythm guitar, Daniel Nickerson flows seamlessly between rhythm, lead and riffs on resonator guitar and Lee Phillips provides the foundation on upright bass. Though the trio can perform for almost any event, they sometimes add members to become anywhere from to 4-8 piece band. Zeller and Nickerson also perform regularly as a duo.