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Alternate Take is a group of four talented musicians that have joined forces to make one of the most impressive bands in the region.  Each member has played professionally since their teen years and educational backgrounds include music degrees and Masters degrees.  Not only are they well versed in contemporary party and dance music, but also jazz standards of yesteryear, and classical music of centuries past.

This is not just your typical wedding or cover band; this group of songwriter/composers can write a theme for your event that will appeal to almost any crowd.  If there is a song you want performed, Alternate Take can do it.  Some of the famous stages these musicians have played include Jazz Fest of New Orleans, the famous Cotton Club of New York, Carnegie Hall, Bobcats Arena, and Panther Stadium to name a few.  Members have shared the stage with national acts like Hootie and the Blowfish, Edwin McCain, and Sister Hazel.  Alternate Take knows how to adjust the music they play to fit the crowd.  One of the advantages of knowing so many songs and styles is the ability to customize what they play to fit the mood and occasion at hand.  Corporate events, private parties, and festivals are performed with energy, enthusiasm, and style.

If you're looking for an experienced group of musicians that are still in touch with current music to play your wedding, look no further.  Alternate Take's musicians have done hundreds of weddings, and know the ebb and flow of the event.   Although each wedding day is unique, the experience of doing so many helps them to be prepared for anything that might happen.  Your cake cutting, flower toss, and garter toss will be announced by the band as needed, so you don't have to worry about that.  A wireless microphone will be provided for any announcements for your special day.  Your job is to enjoy yourself, let Alternate Take care of the music.








Blue Bossa 
Body and Soul 
Broken Hearted Savior 
Diamonds on the souls of her shoes 
Elderly Woman 
Every Little Thing She does is Magic 
Green Eyes 
Have I told You Lately 
Hey, Hey What can I do 
Hold My Hand 
I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues 
I'm Going Home 
Lets Get it On 
Message in a Bottle 
Mustang Sally 
No Static at all 
No Such Thing 
Piano Man 
Pink Houses 
Reelin in The Years 
Rocket Man 
Sexual Healing 
She's always a Woman 
Ticket to Ride 
Under The Boardwalk 
Various Works in Classical & Romantic Tradition
Waiting in Vain 
Why Georgia? 
Wish You Were Here 
You and I 
You are the Sunshine 
You Can't Always Get/Feelin Alright 
You've Lost That Loving Feeling 

      311 - 


      311 - 

Love Song

      311/The Cure - 

Love Song

      Al Green - 

Lets Stay Together

      Allman Brothers - 


      Bach - 

Prelude for the Well Tempered Clavier

      Beastie Boys - 

Fight For Your Right To Party

      Beastie Boys - 


      Beatles - 

Come Together

      Beatles - 

Helter Skelter

      Beatles - 

Hide Your Love Away

      Beatles - 

I Want to Hold Your Hand

      Beatles - 

Twist and Shout

      Bee Gees - 

Stayin Alive

      Bel Biv Devoe - 


      Ben E King - 

Stand by Me

      Ben Harper - 

Steal My Kisses

      Big And Rich - 

Save a Horse, Ride A Cowboy

      Big Head Todd - 


      Bill Withers - 

Ain't No Sunshine

      Bill Withers - 

Use Me

      Billie Joel - 

Just the Way You are

      Billy Idol - 

Mony, Mony

      Billy Joel - 

New York State of Mind

      Black Crows - 

Hard to Handle

      Bob Marley - 

I Shot The Sheriff 

      Bob Marley - 

Is This Love

      Bob Marley - 


      Bob Marley - 

No Woman, No Cry

      Bob Seger - 

Old Time Rock and Roll

      Bobby Brown - 

My Prerogative

      Bon Jovi - 

Dead or Alive

      Bon Jovi - 

Livin on a Prayer

      Bon Jovi - 

You Give Love a Bad Name

      Bowie - 

Young American

      Boyz II Men - 

End Of The Road

      Chicago - 

You're the Inspiration

      Clapton - 


      Cold Play - 


      Cold Play - 

Viva La Vida

      Cole Porter - 

Night and Day

      Commodores - 


      Counting Crows - 

Around Here

      Dave Matthews - 

Ants Marching

      Dave Matthews - 

Just Ask

      David Bowie - 

Ziggy Stardust

      Doobie Brothers - 

Black Water

      Duke Ellington - 


      Duke Ellington - 

In a Mellow Tone

      Edwin McCain - 

Could Not Ask for More

      Edwin McCain - 

I'll Be

      Elton John - 

Bennie and the Jets

      Elton John - 

Tiny Dancer

      Elvis - 

Blue Suede Shoes

      Elvis - 

Hound Dog

      Elvis Costello - 


      Elvis Costello - 


      Eric Clapton - 

Wonderful Tonight

      Eurythmics - 

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

      Frank Sinatra - 

Come Fly With Me

      Frank Sinatra - 

Fly Me to The Moon

      Frank Sinatra - 

My Funny Valentine 

      Frank Sinatra - 

That's Life

      Frank Sinatra - 


      Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - 

Oh, What a Night(December 1963) 

      from dirty dancing - 

Hey Baby

      Garth Brooks - 

Friends in Low Places

      General Johnson - 

Carolina Girls

      Grateful Dead - 

Friend of The Devil

      Grover Washington Jr. style - 

Mr. Magic

      Guns 'N Roses - 


      Guns and Roses - 

Sweet Child of Mine

      Hall & Oates - 


      Hank Williams Jr. - 

Family Tradition

      Harold Faltermeyer - 

Axel F

      Harry Connick style - 

It Had to Be You

      Hendrix/Animals - 

Wild Thing

      Hootie & the Blowfish - 

Let Her Cry

      INXS - 

Need You Tonight

      Jack Johnson - 

Banana Pancakes

      Jack Johnson - 

Wasting Time

      James Brown - 

Sex Machine

      James Taylor - 

Fire and Rain

      Janes Addiction - 

Jane Says

      Jason Mraz - 

I'm Yours

      Jerry Lee Lewis - 

Great Balls of Fire

      Jimmy Buffet - 


      Jimmy Buffet - 

Why Don't We Get Drunk 

      Jimmy Hendrix - 

Hey Joe

      John Cougar - 

Jack and Dianne

      John Mayer - 


      John Mayer - 

Your Body's a Wonderland

      Journey - 

Don't Stop Believing

      Journey - 


      KC & the Sunshine Band - 

Boogie Man

      KC & the Sunshine Band - 

Get Down Tonight

      KC & the Sunshine Band - 

Shake Your Booty

      Kenny Rogers - 

The Gambler

      Kid Rock - 

All Summer Long

      Kings of Leon - 

Sex On Fire

      Kings of Leon - 

Use Somebody

      Lady Gaga - 

Bad Romance

      Lady Gaga - 


      Led Zeppelin - 

Ramble On

      Led Zeppelin - 

Your Time is Gonna Come

      Led Zepplin - 

Communication Breakdown

      Led Zepplin - 


      Like the Duke with a small group - 

Take the A Train

      Lionel Richie - 


      Little River Band - 


      Louis Armstrong - 

What a Wonderful World

      Louis Prima/Van Halen - 

Just a Giggolo/Ain't got Nobody

      Lynard Skynard - 

Simple Man

      Lynyrd Skynyrd - 

Sweet Home Alabama

      Maroon 5 - 

She Will Be Loved

      Maroon 5 - 

This Love

      Marshall Tucker Band - 

Can't You See

      Marvin Gaye - 

What's Going on

      Marvin Gaye/James Taylor - 

How Sweet It Is

      Maurice Williams - 


      Michael Franti - 

Say Hey

      Michael Jackson - 

Beat It

      Michael Jackson - 

Billie Jean

      Michael Jackson - 

Don't Stop Till You Get Enough

      Montel Jordan - 

This is How We Do it

      Nat King Cole - 


      Nat King Cole - 


      Neil Diamond - 

Sweet Caroline

      Nirvana - 

Smells Like Teen Spirit

      O.A.R. - 


      Old Crow Medicine Show - 

Wagon Wheel

      Otis Redding - 

Sittin on the Dock of the Bay

      Pachelbel classical wedding - 

Canon In D

      Parliament - 


      Paul Simon - 

You Can Call Me Al

      Pearl Jam - 


      Peter Gabriel - 

In Your Eyes

      Petty - 


      Pink Floyd - 

Brain Damage

      Pink Floyd - 

Comfortably Numb

      Poison - 

Every Rose has its Thorn

      Police - 

Every Breath You Take

      Police - 


      Prince - 


      Radiohead - 


      Radiohead - 

Fake Plastic Trees

      Red Hot Chillie Peppers - 

Roller Coaster

      Reo Speedwagon - 

Keep on Lovin You

      Reo Speedwagon - 

Take It On the Run

      Rick Springfield - 

Jessie's Girl

      Righteous Brothers - 

Unchained Melody

      Roger Miller - 

Dang Me

      Roger Miller - 

King of the Road

      Rolling Stones - 

Beast of Burden

      Rolling Stones - 

Wild Horses

      Santana - 

Oye Como Va

      Sinatra - 

The Way You Look Tonight

      Soft Cell - 

Tainted Love

      Steely Dan - 

Deacon Blues

      Steely Dan - 


      Steppenwolf - 

Magic Carpet Ride

      Steve Miller Band - 

The Joker

      Stevie Wonder - 

Isn't She Lovely

      Stevie Wonder - 


      Sting - 

So Lonely

      Stone Temple Pilots - 


      Stones - 


      Styx - 

Come Sail Away

      Sublime - 

What I Got

      Talking Heads - 

Burning Down the House

      Temptations - 

My Girl

      The Cure - 

Just Like Heaven

      The Police - 

Wrapped around Your Finger 

      The Rascals - 

Gimme Some Lovin

      The Tams - 

Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy

      The Time - 

The Bird

      The Tymes - 

Miss Grace

      Thomas Dolby - 

She Blinded Me With Science

      Three Dog Night - 

Joy To The World

      Tom Petty - 

American Girl

      Tom Petty - 


      Tommy Tutone - 

Jenny, Jenny 867-5309

      Trane Vibe - 

Giant Steps

      U2 - 

I Still Haven't Found what I'm Looking For

      U2 - 

With or Without You

      Van Halen - 


      Van Morrison - 

Brown Eyed Girl

      Van Morrison - 

Crazy Love

      Van Morrison - 

Into the Mystic

      Violent Femmes - 

Add it up

      Violent Femmes - 

Blister in the Sun

      Wagner - 

Here Comes The Bride

      Warren Zevon - 

Werewolves of London

      Will Smith - 

Just the Two of Us 

      Willie Nelson - 


      Zack Brown Band - 

Chicken Fried

  • Brazilian, Latin, and Calypso Standards
    Jazz Standard (Latin) - Star Eyes
  • Holiday Songs
    Various - Almost any Christmas song
  • Jazz Standards
    Jazz Standard - All The Things You Are
    Jazz Standard - Autumn Leaves
    Jazz Standard - Bye Bye Blackbird
    Jazz Standard - There Will Never Be Another You
    Various (Literally hundreds) - Any Jazz Standard
  • Specialty Songs
    Special Requests are Always Welcome!!!