Hip Control

Playing music that will get you out of control!

This unique talent collective is comprised of ten band members: a piano player, a guitarist, 3 incredible vocalists, a 3-piece horn section, and an all-star rhythm section. We can also adjust to your needs by playing as a group of seven, eight or nine musicians. But that's not all, we can also go big, all the way: you have the option of adding two extra singers, two extra horns, one percussionist and two to four dancers.

It all depends on what kind of event you are having and how big of a party you want it to be. Each client is very important to us and we are happy to work out all the details so that you have a high quality, super fun, stress-free experience.  We are here to help you in every possible way; from putting together the best song list that suits your taste, to MC'ing throughout the event. We also offer you the possibility of choosing up to 3 special requests such as your favorite songs, the first dance, or anything you particularly like that we'll learn and play for you. Our role is to make you happy!

 

OTHER SERVICES

  • Jazz & Bossa Nova Trio: Perfect for a cocktail hour. This trio of piano, drums, and one vocalist or saxophone player will create a smooth, refined atmosphere with the best classic tunes from artists like Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, Gilberto Gil, Antonio Carlos Jobim, etc. 
  • Piano Solo Set by Akie Bermiss: starring our incredible male vocalist Akie, whose talents on both vocals and piano will walk you through the 50s, 60s, and 70s; playing Motown, soul-jazz and R&B tunes. The rich tone of his unique voice will captivate you, think a combination of Stevie Wonder and Curtis Mayfield.
  • Tango Beat: this show features the Top US Salon and Stage Argentine Tango dancer, Yamila Viana and her partner. This couple will put on a breathtaking performance, taking you on a journey through one of the most passionate and elegant dances you have ever seen. The male dancer moves in a sleek black tuxedo, shiny black shoes and slicked back hair while the female dancer moves in a stunning cocktail dress and high heels. They strongly and seductively embrace each other in perfect tandem as they converse with one another through beautiful dips and lunges. 
  • Carnaval Carioca: Want to bring something completely different to your party? Surprise your guests with your own small Brazilian Carnival parade! Imagine to all of a sudden fill your dance floor with four female and four male samba dancers, feathers, glitter and moving hips to the contagious Latin music. Hats, masks, shakers, whistles, and other party supplies will be provided to set the scene for your guests to feel like they really are in Brazil. We guarantee this will get everybody up on their feet, shaking their bodies and will unequivocally take your party to another level.
  • Best of Broadway: if you are a big musicals fan, this is for you! Four superstar vocalists, four astounding dancers, startling costumes, stunning choreography and a selection of the best Broadway songs of all times put together in a magical hour-long show. These seasoned performers will recreate a variety of the longtime classics like The Lion King, Chicago, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Rent, etc.  
  • DJ SET: if you want to complement the fierce sound of our live band with a DJ to close the party, or keep your people dancing at your after party, we've got you covered!  We work closely with different NYC DJs that will play any kind of music you have in mind. Just let us know what you are looking for and we'll make it happen!

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