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      THE CHESSMEN consist of five vocalists, who play piano, keyboards, harmonica, saxophone, drums, 

        percussion, bass, guitar, dobro, violin, mandolin and banjo.





      The CHESSMEN perform their dance music in a fast paced non-stop style.

        Along with one of the largest repertoires of any performing band today, their skits

        include: Soggy Bottom Boys, YMCA, ZZ Top and Little Red Riding Hood as well

        as "Las Vegas Style" floorshows that have become a popular and distinctive 

         trademark for the band. All shows are complete with spotlight, costumes and 

         the choreography.



        A TRIBUTE TO THE KING This exciting, realistic production is patterned 

        after Elvis Presley's Las Vegas shows. This show features Tommy VanAtta 

        as "The King" dressed in the Las Vegas show costume along with the trademark movements and mannerisms

        that will bring back memories of Elvis. The Chessmen's back-up vocals are performed in the styles of the 

        Jordanaires and the Stamps Quartet and the musical score is truly exciting.



      THE BLUES BROTHERS SHOW

        This energetic performance by The Chessmen pays tribute to the Chicago Blues Brothers. Tommy gets the

         audience involved with his rendition of "Mustang Sally" and "Leave Your Hat On".  Complete with full costumes,

         hot choreography, Motown sounds, and bluesy solos on harmonica and guitar,  this is one show you'll remember.

                                

      LADIES AND GENTLEMEN….MR. JAAAAAAAAAMES BROWN 

        This show features Tommy VanAtta as Mr. Dynamite performing the rhythm and blues hits that established 

        James Brown  as the "Godfather of Soul" in the sixties.  It is patterned after the "All-Star Review" and

        "Live at the Apollo" shows that James Brown took on tour and made famous. Audience response has been

        "Please, please don't go."
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