Specialty, Jazz & Strolling

Traditional Jazz Combos

Dave is an internationally-respected jazz guitarist who has toured with jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson, performed with Buddy Rich and studied with legendary jazz guitarist Joe Pass. Dave's jazz performances include outdoor festivals throughout the US, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival and famous jazz clubs such as Chicago's Green Mill and Vancouver's Jazz Cellar. Dave Ivaz Music jazz groups unite the best musicians in the regions we serve - many of them well-known bandleaders in their own right. Group instrumentation varies depending on your event needs but one thing is always the same - you're assured of the finest musicians and Dave's expert leadership.

Dave's Speakeasy 1920's Revue

Dave's Speakeasy is a fun, "flapper-tastic" show that's a trip through the music of the Roaring 20's - when revenge was served cold and booze was served in the Speakeasy. This fully-costumed "Gangster" revue can be booked with costumed dancers teaching event guests the Charleston and moves of the day. Walkaround "Cigarette Girls" can serve guests tasty treats or company promotional items. This show has been a smash with clients including conventions and American Eagle Airlines.

Solo Jazz Guitar by Dave

Acclaimed guitarist Dave Ivaz has performed at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, The Taste of Chicago, with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, touring Broadway productions and at some of North America's most famous jazz venues. The touring guitarist of choice for jazz legends including vocalist Nancy Wilson, Dave's unique stylings make any event special. From intimate cocktail soirees to festivals, non-profit fundraisers and corporate events, count on Dave Ivaz Music for impeccable music and personal service.