The Jazz Lobsters have been tearing up the New Jersey shore for the last thirty years at wedding receptions and parties, with a band usually of six pieces, or as small as two, on up to The Lobster Big Band of eighteen, playing everything from the swingin' sounds of Count Basie and Frank Sinatra to Motown hits, dance favorites and rock classics.
The band is led by James Lafferty, arranger and keyboardist, and includes some of the hottest musicians in the tri-state area who have shared the stage and recorded with such artists as: Bruce Springsteen, The Asbury Jukes, Billy Joel, Jimmy Buffet, Sam and Dave, Paul McCartney, Charles Earland, Blood Sweat and Tears, Tower of Power, Dido, Stan Kenton and Tommy Dorsey, to name a few. On vocals and fronting the band, is Bob Ferry, who displays amazing rock and jazz chops on guitar and can play anything from Wes Montgomery to Jimi Hendrix. Audrey Welber-Lafferty on saxes and clarinet rips up Benny Goodman favorites. The incomparable Chino Roberts on vocals and percussion can take you from Cab Calloway to Bob Marley.
Specializing weddings and private events, the Jazz Lobsters have backed up major acts and
entertained at their parties. When members of Bon Jovi
and Skid Row wanted their wedding receptions to jump,
they called in The Jazz Lobsters to entertain.
ability to cover all styles of music from big band to
funk, island to rock, jazz standards to modern hits, along with latin and Jewish/ Klezmer music, why not
call one of the hottest bands on the Jersey shore to
liven up your party or event?