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Mr. Lucky with martini

Friday, August 4th – 9:00-10:30pm
Mr. Lucky & the Intimate Cocktail Party

Mr. Lucky

“The dean of postmodern lounge jazz swing singers…”

& The ‘Intimate’ Cocktail Party!

“A veritable super-group!” 

20th Century Influenced…
21st Century Influencers…
Entertaining Jazz!
Ellington, Mancini, Bacharach, Withers…!?
The unexpected rules…!

In 1998, Mr. Lucky & The Cocktail Party grabbed manic energy and tuned up the Great American Songbook with a big +plus.  J. Raoul Brody and Ralph Carney assembled an amazing set of jazz musicians to create a fresh, exciting, jazzy sound….  Over one hundred performances later the band continues to evolve— every show is guaranteed dynamic and…entertaining!   

Featuring these outstanding, top Bay Area musicians…
Joshua Raoul Brody: ‘The Maestro’ on piano,
Michael Groh: humming on guitar,
Joe Quigley:  eclectic bass (Lisa Loeb’s ‘Stay’),
Mr. Lucky: vocals, etc.
Our extravagant and exceptional genius and friend,
Ralph Carney remains on stage with us in spirit. 

Mr. Lucky has appeared at an amazing array of venues— from Bimbo’s 365 to Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Festival to Burning Man!
Bay Guardian’s ‘Best of the Bay’ Saloon Singer!
JazzIz Magazine’s patron saint of the ‘swing movement’!
RE-search Swing!  The New Retro Renaissance feature!
The award winning documentary Getting Lucky!

Mr. Lucky & The Cocktail Party music is now on all streaming services!
itunes, spotify, amazon and many more…

Ask for…  “Mr. Lucky & The Cocktail Party”
“Entertaining Jazz”  featuring Ralph Carney
Moon River   6:57
Wichita Lineman   5:04
Nights in White Satin   3:02
Leaving on a Jet Plane   9:09
What the World Needs Now    8:28

The award winning documentary Getting Lucky
Getting Lucky, the documentary  Mr. Lucky aka Pierre Merkl is the subject of this 2014 documentary by Oscar Bucher and Evolve Media.  Featured at film festivals including San Francisco DocFest (2016), Venice VICA (2016 winner, Audience Award) and NYC Indie Film Festival (2019).

Contacts & Content
[email protected]
youtube: ‘luckaroonie’ channel: 50 videos!
soundcloud:  Mr. Lucky’s music channel….
facebook:  sign up for show calendar notices…

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