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With recent performances in Las Vegas, New York City, Cabo San Lucas, and repeat shows at the Kennedy Center Galas in Washington, Big Ray and the Kool Kats deliver the talent, professionalism, and excitement your event demands, that will get rave reviews from your guests!

Named one of Modern Bride Magazines "Best Wedding Bands in America", Big Ray and the Kool Kats has the capability to perform literally thousands of songs, and most importantly, perform them with style and authenticity. From early evening dinner jazz & swing performed at a PERFECT VOLUME, so guests can talk, to the best in cross generational dance music when the party switches gears, Big Ray and the Kool Kats truly has a little something for everybody.

A crisp 4 piece rhythm section, 4 sizzling horn players, multiple lead male and female vocalists, all combine to bring a truly unique entertainment perspective to your event. And now, Big Ray and the Kool Kats offers costumed musical tributes to many of the greatest performers in the history of popular music to visually, as well as musically, enhance the theme and atmosphere of your event.

These costumed tributes include:

  • The Andrews Sisters
  • The Supremes
  • En Vogue
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Dean Martin
  • Tom Jones
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Sammy Davis, Jr.
  • James Brown
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Donna Summer
  • Madonna, Shania
  • Tina Turner
  • Gladys Knight

Led by trumpeter Ray Caddell whose live and recording credits include appearances with Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, and dozens of other national acts and Broadway shows, Big Ray and the Kool Kats can bring the same level of excellence to your event.

Big Ray leaves nothing to chance in order to insure the smooth success of your event. From the early arrival of his uniformed set up crew, through the performance of that special song to make the day uniquely yours, BRKK deliver a performance so dynamic, so professional, and so responsive to your entertainment needs that you'll certainly join their roster of satisfied clients who book them again and again, year after year.

Big Ray and the Kool Kats. When only the best will do.

 

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SONG LIST

PARTY SONGS


A Sky Full of Stars

All About That Bass

Bang Bang

Best Day Of My Life

Blank Space

Blurred Lines

Born this Way

Break Free

Bringing Sexy Back

Call Me Maybe

Celebrate

Crazy in Love

Doing It

Don't Stop the Music

Dynamite

Edge of Glory

Fireworks

Forget You

Get Lucky

Get This Party Started

Give me Everything

Happy

Higher

Ho Hey

I Really Like You

I Won't Let You Down

I've Got a Feeling

Jealous

Lips Are Movin'

Lips Are Moving

Live Your Life

Locked Out of Heaven

Love Me Harder

Love Never Felt So Good

Marry You

Moves Like Jagger

Nobody Love

Raise Your Glass

Rude

Set Fire to the Rain

Shake it Off

Shake It Off

Shake Your Body

Shut Up and Dance

Single Ladies

Sugar

Suit and Tie

Timber

Treasure

Uptown Funk

Wagon Wheel

We Found Love


MOTOWN ETC.


Ain't No Mountain

Ain't Too Proud to Beg

Baby I Need Your Lovin'

Bad Luck

Band of Gold

Be Young Be Foolish

Under the Boardwalk

Carolina Girls

Chain of Fools

Early in the Morning

Freeway

I Heard it Through the Grapevine

Hey Bartender

How Sweet it Is

I Feel Good

I'll Be Around

I Love Beach Music Medley

I Got To Use My Imagination

Just Fine

Knock on Wood

Let's get it On

Let's Stay Together

Little Red Book

Love Man

Same Old Song

Nowhere to Run

Get Ready

Dancing in the Street

My Girl

Mustang Sally

Midnight Hour

Ocean Boulevard

Summertime's Calling Me

Rescue me

Respect

Bill Deal & Rhondells Medley

Rock Steady

Shout

Sing a Song

Signed sealed delivered

Sir Duke

Soul Man

Sugar Pie Honey Bunch

This Will Be

This Old heart of Mine

Tracks of my tears

With This Ring


Pop/Rock/Disco


Ain't No Other Man

Ain't No Stopping Us Now

Barry White Medley

Back in Love Again

Bad Girls

Beginnings

Boogie Oogie Oogie

Brown Eyed Girl

By Your Side

Call Me

Car Wash

Cheeseburger in Paridise

Margaritaville

Chic Medley

Club Can't Handle Me

Crusin'

Dancing Queen

DJ Got Us Falling In Love

Don't Stop Believing

Do You Love Me

Get Down on It

Firework

Givin' it up for your Love

Get into The Groove

Glory Days

Heart of Rock and Roll

Hit Me with your best Shot

Holiday

I Gotta Feeling

I'm Every Woman

It's Raining Men

I Wanna Dance

I Will Survive

Lady marmalade

Let's Get Loud

Last Dance

Let's Hear it for the Boy

Let's Groove

Living on a Prayer

Love On Top

Love Train

Man I Feel Like a Woman

Moves Like Jagger

Open Arms

Play That Funky Music

Power of Love

Proud Mary

Redneck Woman

Rolling in the Deep

September

She Works hard for the Money

Shout

Simply Irresistible

Some Kind of Wonderful

Uptown Girl

Valerie

We Are Family

What I Like about You

You Shook Me All Night Long

YMCA


SWING/SINATRA


Ain't That a Kick

Beyond the sea

Cheek to Cheek

Fly Me to the Moon

Have You Met Miss Jones

I Get a Kick

Orange Colored Sky

Almost Like Being in Love

I Only Have Eyes for You

I've Got the World on a String

I've Got You Under my Skin

Mack the Knife

Glenn Miller Medley

Mr. Pinstripe

NY NY

Please be Kind

Route 66

Sinatra medley

Summer Wind

Sweet Caroline

Come Fly With Me

It Was a Very Good Year

Sway

The way You Look Tonight

Where or When

You Make Me Feel So Young


BALLADS


All The way

At Last

At This Moment

Because You Loved Me

Come Away with Me

Come Rain or Come Shine

Crazy

From this moment

Georgia

The Best Thing That ever Happened

Neither One of Us

Midnight train to Georgia

God Bless the USA

Have I Told You Lately

I Can't Make You Love me

I'll Be There

I Loved Her First

I'm Every Woman

Inseparable

It Feels Like Home to Me

I Will Always Love You

Just The Way You Are

Love Won't Let Me Wait

Misty

My Way

One in a Million

Somewhere Out There

So Very Hard to Go

Unforgettable

When I Fall in Love

What You Won't Do For Love

You'll Never Find


Songs for Jewish Events


Hava Nagila

Siman Tov

Tzena, Tzena

Klezmer

Mezinke Tanz (when the parents have married off their last child)

Sunrise, Sunset

To Life



Originals

Plus literally hundreds of cocktail jazz dinner music selections, patriotic music and ethnic selections as well as virtually any requests communicated to BRKK ahead of time.

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