Friday, Oct 25, 2013..Patrick Lopez performs with Asheville’s Crocodile Smile

Crocodile Smile Band

Five Piece Band… Focused on Fun!

Composed of five of the most talented and versatile musician/singers, this is a band that will surely engage and entertain you and your guests. If you are looking for a good time that your guests will enjoy and remember, Crocodile Smile is the fit for you. Refined and sharp this band has the talent to move an entire room of all ages without forgetting the importance and elegance of the day. Mixing styles and eras of music to make seamless transitions and keep an unmatched energy level.

  • Old-School Throw-Back
  • Current Top 40
  • Dance
  • Motown
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Country

Patrick Lopez performs with Tom Scott and Steve Gordon

Tom Scott

Tom Scott is a veteran composer, arranger, producer, musical director and saxophonist, having earned 3 Grammy Awards and 14 Grammy nominations over four decades. He made his first record as a leader in 1968–at age twenty. The number of solo recordings in his catalogue now stands at 35.Tom’s career as a guest artist spans more than 500 recordings—by such diverse artists as Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Thelonius Monk, the Blues Brothers, Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin and Aerosmith.  His numerous contributions as a player and arranger include Joni Mitchell’s Court And Spark, Steely Dan’s Aja; hit singles like Carole King’sJazzman, Paul McCartney’s Listen To What The Man Said, Rod Stewart’s Do You Think I’m Sexy & Soulbook, Blondie’s Rapture, Captain & Tenille’s Do That To Me One More Time, Whitney Houston’s Saving All My Love For You; and on movie soundtracks such as Taxi DriverBladerunnerHeaven Can WaitSea Of LoveWho Framed Roger Rabbit?, Toy Story 2 and Monsters, Inc. 

Tom’s other career achievements include composing film scores, among them Conquest of the Planet of the Apes,Uptown Saturday NightStir CrazyHanky PankyThe Sure ThingJust One Of The GuysSoul Man and Shakes the Clown. His television composing and conducting credits include the themes for Family TiesStarsky & Hutch,Square Pegs and background scores for Baretta, CannonBarnaby JonesStreets Of San FranciscoNational Geographic Explorer, and numerous T.V. Specials and Network Movies. He has served as Musical Director for theAcademy Awards, the Emmy Awards, the Celebration At Ford’s Theater, the People’s Choice AwardsComic Relief, the Carol Burnett Show, the Pat Sajak ShowJoni Mitchell, George HarrisonOlivia Newton-John, and theGRP All-Star Big Band, among others–and has toured five continents as leader of his own group. He is also active as a clinician throughout the U.S. and Canada, performing and teaching Master Classes in Woodwinds, Arranging & Film Composing.

Steve Gordon

STEVE GORDON  IS A CUTTING EDGE “WITH THE TIMES” AGGRESSIVE SOUNDING MIXING ENGINEER, PRODUCER & SESSION GUITARIST. HE HAS TO HIS CREDIT 27 GOLD & PLATINUM ALBUMS FOR HIS PRODUCING / MIXING & GUITAR PLAYING.

NOW BEING REPRESENTED BY RUBEN RODRIGUEZ ENTERTAINMENT.

ARTISTS STEVE HAS RECORDED & WORKED WITH:

PRINCE, ROB THOMAS, BON JOVI, REGINA BELLE, MELBA MOORE, HOWARD HEWITT, INNER CIRCLE, PHYLLIS HYMAN,
WU TANG CLAN, BETTY WRIGHT, RITA MARLEY, TRICK DADDY, MIA, DIANA ROSS, GREG O’QUIN & iPRAIZE, ZAKK WYLDE,
AL GREEN, NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN, MOTLEY CRUE,
LUKE SKYWALKER, PETER FRAMPTON, BOBBY WOMACK,
CHRIS WALKER, AL KOOPER, STEPHEN STILLS, ELLIOT RANDALL, DION, JOHNNY DEPP, ANDRES CUERVO, & OTHERS