Mood Swing

Mood Swing Jazz Band

Mood Swing is a jazz band that performs throughout the Greater Prescott Area.  With a vast repertoire that includes favorites from the silver screen era all the way up to modern swing and dance favorites, Mood Swing plays a vast array of Jazz standards and popular music.  The band often performs at small clubs to entertain guests as they sip coffee or a glass of wine.  By adding a couple of players, Mood Swing is a high energy swing dance band and often plays at parties, festivals and large community events.

Mood Swing has 3 different configurations:

Sample Tracks

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Meet Some of Our Players

Don Grise
Don GriseSaxophone and Flute
Our saxophone player, Don, began playing and performing for over 50 years ago. Don has been performing in the Prescott area with several bands for over 18 years including hundreds of jazz and swing performances. In addition, Don was a member of the U.S. Army Band for six years, performing across the Eastern Seaboard and Mid-Western United States as well as Canada.
Leah Morales
Leah MoralesVocals
Leah is a singer, actor, artist and hornist who served in and toured internationally with the Marine Corps Band. In 2008, she attended the Armed Forces School of Music. Leah completed a music performance degree at Yavapai College in the winter of 2020.

Leah currently works as a vocalist, instructor, and instrumentalist and is frequently seen on local stages, with orchestras, and in theatrical productions. She’s the music director for Footlight Productions, and leads a children’s choir at The Movement Studio in Prescott Valley, AZ.

Tristin John
Tristin JohnBass
Bio Coming Soon
George Andrus
George AndrusDrums
George Andrus has been performing as a percussionist for many years. Much of his experience has been in California beginning as a young player. He attended Fullerton college as a music major and studied with legendry players in Southern California such as Les Demerle. George toured with many nationally recognized bands for many years, performed on cruise lines based in Los Angeles and theater companies in Southern California. He played with the Harry James Big Band and led his own band at Knott’s Berry Farm for 10 years. Locally, George has performed with many jazz bands and for show productions at the Yavapai College Center for Performing Arts.
Ezra Hawthorne
Ezra HawthornePiano
Bio Coming Soon
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Upcoming Live Dates

Hayassampa Inn Hosts Soft Winds Trio

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Soft Winds instrumental jazz trio will perform.

Hayassampa Inn Hosts Soft Winds Trio

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Soft Winds instrumental jazz trio performs.

Hayassampa Inn Hosts Soft Winds Trio

August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Soft Winds instrumental jazz trio performs.

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