ABOUT

About us……….

BRASS TAXI will blow you away with its high-energy performance and unique combination of TOP 40, POP and ROCK. Since 1996, BRASS TAXI has been performing at clubs, festivals, weddings, private parties and fundraisers throughout the NY area. BRASS TAXI plays favorites from 1970′s to today.

As one local newspaper was quoted saying…. “Not many bands hit the stage and win a crowd over so quickly. BRASS TAXI will deliver a “tireless” performance of hits, one right after the other”. With each and every show, BRASS TAXI leaves the stage with fans screaming for more.

 

We are just an email or phone call away.  

Meet The band.....

Jenna Riddell

Lead Vocals

Henri 

Lead Vocals

Marc Provenzano Guitars @ Vocals

Bob Andressi

Drums/perc

Charles Bianchi

Bass

Jerry Brongo

Keyboards

What people are saying about Brass Taxi……….

Hi Marc and the whole gang,

I can’t even tell you how AWESOME you all were at our daughter’s wedding. You had the entire house on the dance floor.  Your nonending energy and connection with the crowd was amazing. I even got to dance with my dad. He loves to dance and it was a special moment for us! I hardly remember you taking a break. I hope you at least ate and got a couple drinks.  We will recommend you to anyone who asks.  

Thanks again for making Carly and Colins wedding a party to remember.  

Kris (Carly’s mom) Mother of the Bride – Sent this the very next morning!! 

 

Hi Marc,

You and your band were fantastic at the lodge for Lyndsey & Ben’s wedding.  We cannot thank you enough, your band made our reception so much fun.  Everyone was raving about it for days.  Please let all members know how happy we were with Brass Taxi.  Thanks again.

Linda & Ray Banach (Parents of the Bride)

 

 

Dear Marc, Dave, Jerry, and the rest of Brass Taxi,

WOW!  What an unbelievable night Friday the 10th was for us!  I just wanted to thank you all, the music was perfect and the night went better than I even expected.  I had so many guests come up to me the next day and say “that was the best wedding ever”, “that band was unbelievable”, “where did you find that band? they were amazing”, etc.   I knew when we booked you that we made a good choice and I was so pumped to have you guys, but want you to know that all the out of town guests appreciated it just as much!  Jerry was great with the ceremony music (thanks for learning the recessional song!), and the jazz trio complimented the cocktail hour in the pavilion so nicely. 

Thanks again to all of you for making our wedding night perfect at the MAG (a little sweaty from dancing, but perfect nonetheless)    Erica (Bride) 

 

Marc and Dave, 

I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for playing at our wedding this past weekend. I had heard a lot of good things about Brass Taxi beforehand, but you guys were still able to exceed expectations. I’ve never rocked out so hard at a wedding reception in my life! I can’t even count how many friends and family came up to me afterward and told me that it was the best wedding reception that they have ever been to, and we have you to thank for that. I will make sure to spread the word whenever someone asks which band they should have played at their wedding. Please thank the rest of the band for an awesome night! 

Bo Manion (Robert (Bo) – Molly Manion Wedding 

Brass Taxi,

 

Thank you for making our reception such a memorable and fun experience for us and our guests! Everyone is still talking about how much fun they had dancing the night away. We knew from the beginning that we wanted a big, energetic band…and we got that and then some! The dance floor was packed and sometimes the stage too! We couldn’t have asked for a better band to celebrate with. Thanks for being so great to work with and putting on an awesome show! Here are a few photos we thought you might enjoy seeing… 

With Love, Andy & Cheryl Timko 

 

Marc,

I don’t even know how to begin to describe how thankful we were to have Brass Taxi play our wedding. Not only did the band ABSOLUTELY kill it, but you made our wedding!!!! It was a perfect night that Brass Taxi put a huge exclamation point on! Countless people asked us questions about the band following and during the wedding – the only compliment I can continue to pay you guys in to keep passing out your name and website to everyone that asks (not that you need the help). The point of my email is not just to tell you how great that band was, I think you understood that from the 250 people that refused to leave the dance floor but to really say thank you and thanks to the band for all of your efforts. I know you guys went above and beyond and it showed on June 16th. Not only did you travel to Auburn when I am sure you could have played tons of gigs in Rochester, but you did it with 150% effort, each and every one of the band members and crew. Brass Taxi’s performance could not have been better and it was the highlight of our wedding…. just like we hoped! With a schedule as busy as yours throughout the summer, I give you, even more, credit for such an amazing performance. Again, I can't thank you and Brass Taxi enough. We knew you were going to be incredible and you exceeded our expectations!!! Thank you again a million times!!!!The best part about having such a sick band play your wedding is that you get to keep watching them at other places!!!! Carli and I will be with about 15 friends this weekend in Sodus at Captain Jacks! Can't wait to see you guys play again!!! I will say hello if I can catch you Saturday night. Good luck!!!Please pass my email along to the other band members!!!

You guys really do rock…seriously and sincerely,

Dan and Caril Rivers 

 

 

I have to tell you that I had no expectations going into the Coach for the first time. But WOW did I ever enjoy the musical selections. I am 43 years old and really was impressed how people of all ages were so involved. Right from the start, the band had the crowd going. And it never stopped until 2 am. I am impressed with all of your talents. Where do you guys get all your energy?  I hope that I have the opportunity to see your band again,  its really too bad I live 4 hours away from Rochester.  Do you ever get to NJ?  Thanks again for a great night at the Coach. Good luck in the future. 

Adam Schnauffer

 

Dear Marc, Dave and the Rest Of The Band, Thank you so much for being so AWESOME! Brass Taxi exceeded every expectation we had and was the best part of our reception! Honestly, we have received so many compliments on the music and rightfully so, because you guys were great. Also thank you so much for your patience and extra efforts in inspecting the site and dealing with the electrical space issues. If you ever need a recommendation, please don’t hesitate to call us.Thanks again, Kate and Scott Bizub

Brass Taxi, Thank you for making our wedding such a wonderful experience. We debated on whether or not to spend the extra money on a live band and nothing could have proved our choice right. You were the life of the party! The second most comment at the reception (besides how beautiful the bride looked) was how incredible the band was. You certainly have our endorsement. Hopefully, it brings more business your way. -Thank you again, Jonathan and Jamie Welch 

 

Hi, Marc!  We just wanted to send you a quick email to say thank you for Saturday night!  You and the band made our wedding night a hit!  We had so much fun and everyone was talking about how awesome the band was.  Thank you for all of your help and if you could pass on our thanks to the rest of the band and crew we would appreciate it.Thanks again,

 

Lyndsay, Kevin, and the parents of the bride and groom

Brass Taxi, Thanks for rocking the tent at our wedding. You helped make our wedding celebration a great party! You have lots of new fans – so we will see you out and about Rochester.Thanks again, Cindy and Jim Wilcox 

Dear Brass Taxi, Thank you so much for the amazing performance you gave for our reception. We are still getting so many compliments on how great you guys were.Our guests didn’t want the night to end. Thanks for making the wedding so much fun! We look forward to hearing you guys again in the future!” Matt and Dana Wilkins 

 

The email we received from a guest at a wedding we played!!! “I attended Alyssa and Mike Ulmer’s wedding earlier tonight and I should be sleeping but I must tell you that this band is absolutely great and amazing… I loved it!” -Sincerely, Mike Jones – Ulmer Wedding Oct 2006 

 

Marc, Your band is awesome!  They had the crowd on the floor from the time they started playing at 9:00 pm and it was jammed until they stopped at 1:00 am.   They interacted with the crowd and got the party going.  Monday morning after the party everyone was raving about them and how much fun they had.  They will be #1 on my list for next year.”Darlene – Citicorp Holiday Party

Dave cuff 

trombone

Dan fitzgerald

trumpet

Gordon DeVeau

Saxophone @Vocals