Weddings & Private Events

Great for B-day Celebrations, Anniversaries, Holiday Parties, work gala's, & more

Swinging in the traditional style of jazz, The People's Key provides listeners the opportunity to relive the sounds of their lifetimes, with tunes by modern artists from Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder to Green Day, Jay-Z and Bruno Mars.  Combing the happy swinging feel of the Kansas City Jazz scene with the hard, soulful groove of St. Louis funk, soul and blues, TPK blends these Midwestern styles into one cohesive sound.

The People's Key can provide 1-5 hours of entertainment taking your guests on a musical journey from cocktails to the last dance. With seasoned professionals and diverse package options, TPK is a perfect fit for couple's/clients looking for a unique entertainment experience for their guests.

Cocktails& Dinner  
Live instrumentals swinging in the traditional style of jazz with everything from Marvin Gaye The Beatles, Queen, Nirvana, and Radiohead.  

1-2 HRSOrgan, Guitar, Sax, Drums


Building on dinner and cocktails, we add  
a female vocalist to the mix and pick up the
tempo with the modernized songbook for the reception   

4-5 HRS Organ, Guitar, Sax, Drums, Vocals


Seamlessly transition from live
instrumentals at dinner and cocktail
hour into a high-energy DJ set for

  4-5 HRS entertainment


Our song list is constantly evolving as we incorporate new themes and add our favorite tunes. If you have a special request, we are happy to take a couple to create extra unique moments for your special event. TPK caters our performance to the spirit of your event, highlighting songs that fit the vibe intended. A sample of what we might play at your event:

I Wish-Stevie Wonder

Jackson 5 Medley (The Love You Save, I Want You Back, ABC)

Jesus Children of America-Stevie Wonder

Jump Right In-The Urge

Just the Two of Us-Bill Withers

Locked Out Of Heaven-Bruno Mars

Longview- Green Day

Lovely Rita-The Beatles

Lucy in The Sky with Diamonds-The Beatles

Man in the Mirror-Michael Jackson

Manic Depression/Bold as Love -Jimi Hendrix

Money-Pink Floyd

Mrs. Robinson-Simon and Garfunkel

Never Can Say Goodbye-MJ

No Church in The Wild-Jay-Z/Kanye West

Nocturne #2 in Eb Maj-Chopin

Norwegian Wood-The Beatles

Nothing From Nothing-Billy Preston

Off the Wall -Micael Jackson

Oh Darling-The Beatles

Once in a Lifetime -Talking Heads

Piano Man-Billy Joel


Pumped up Kicks- Foster the People

Purple Haze-Jimi Hendrix

Pure Imagination-Willy Wonka

Rainbow Connection-Kermit The Frog (Jim Henson)

Rock With You-MJ

Revolution-The Beatles

Sell Out- Reel Big Fish C

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band-Beatles

She’s Leaving-The Beatles

Show Me What You Got-Jay-Z

Sonic-Sega Game

Something-The Beatles

Spinning Wheel-Blood Sweat and Tears

Stillness in Time - original key

Sunday Morning-Maroon5

Take Me Out-Franz Ferdinand

The Cave- Mumford and Sons

The Way You Make Me Feel-MJ

The Zephyr Song-Red Hot Chili Peppers


Tighten Up-The Black Keys/Old School Version

Time-Pink Floyd

Time of the Season-Zombies

Tuesday Night Squad-Soulive

Union-TPK Original

Us and Them-Pink Floyd

Valerie-Amy Winehouse

Virtual Insanity- Jamiroquai

Wait Until Tomorrow-Jimi Hendrix

Waiting in Vain-Bob Marley

Walking on The Moon-The Police

Wanna Be Startin’ Something-MJ

We Are The Champions-Queen

What's Goin On/What's Happening Brother-Marvin Gaye   (record key)

When I’m 64-The Beatles

Wind Cries Mary-Jimi Hendrix

With A Little Help From My Friends-The Beatles

Within You Without You-Beatles

You Are The Sunshine of My Life-Stevie Wonder

007-James Bond

3rd Stone From the Sun-Jimi Hendrix

A Day in The Life-Beatles

A Long Walk-Jill Scott

Ain't No Mountain High-Marvin Gaye (Original)

All My Lovin'-Beatles

American Boy-Estelle

Angel-Jimi Hendrix

Age of Aquarius- The Fifth Dimension

As-Stevie Wonder

Bad-Michael Jackson

Basket Case -Green Day

Bennie and the Jets-Elton John

Beat It-MJ

Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite-Beatles

Big Pimpin’-Jay-Z

Black and Blue./A Horse is Not a Home-Miike Snow

Black Hole Sun- Soundgarden

Black or White-MJ

Bohemian Rhapsody-Queen              

Brain Damage-Pink Floyd

Breathe-Pink Floyd

Butterfly-Herbie Hancock

Can't Help It -MJ

Can't Take My Eyes Off of You-Frankie Valie/Lauryn Hill

Canned Heat-Jamiroquai

Castles Made Of Sand-Jimi Hendrix

Come Together-The Beatles

Crazy- C-lo Green/Gnarles Barkley


Crosstown Traffic-Jimi Hendrix


Digital Love- Daft Punk

Does Anybody Know What Time it is? -Chicago

Don't Speak-No Doubt

Don't Worry Be Happy  -Bobby McFerrin   

Eclipse-Pink Floyd


Even Flow-Pearl Jam

Everything in its Right Place- Radiohead

Fire- Jimi Hendrix

Fixing a Hole-Beatles

Float On- Modest Mouse

Get Lucky-Daft Punk

Getting Better-Beatles

Ghost Busters Theme

Golden-Jill Scott

Golden Slumbers-The Beatles

Good Morning, Good Morning-Beatles

Good Vibrations-Beach Boys

Got to Get You Into My Life-Beatles/EWF

Give Life Back to Music-Daft Punk

Green Onions-Booker T and the MG’s

Gypsy Eyes-Jimi Hendrix

Happy- Pharrell Williams

Happy Together-Turtles

Heal The World/We Are The World- Michael Jackson

Here Comes The Sun-The Beatles

Hey Joe-Jimi Hendrix

Home At Last-Steely Dan

I Can't Help It-Michael Jackson

I Just Called To Say I Love You-Stevie Wonder

In Bloom-Nirvana

Isn’t She Lovely-Stevie Wonder


*We also have a great selection of Holiday Tunes we can jazz out at your event this year!*


Theme Shows:


The Sean Carter Jazz Suite-The Music of Jay Z (1-2 Hours)
Ft. Encore, DOA, Big Pimpin', Show Me What You Got, Holy Grail, Imaginary Players, Girls Girls Girls, No Church in the Wild, Roc Boys, and more!

Jazz Memories of Michael- Michael Jackson (1-2 hours)

Ft. Bad, Beat It, Can't Help It, Rock with You, Off The Wall, The Way You Make Me Feel, Thriller, Never Can Say Goodbye, ABC, I Want You Back, The Love You Save, Billie Jean, Heal The World/We Are The World, Wanna Be Starting Something, Man in the Mirror, Black or White & more.

Jazz Side of The Moon-Pink Floyd(1 hour)
Ft. The Entire Darkside of the Moon Album from front to back! Album includes: Time/Home, Breathe, Money, Us and Them, Brain Damage, Eclipse, Speak To Me, On the Run and Any Color You Like. More Pink Floyd can be added for longer show upon request.

Sgt. Pepper’s Jazzy Hearts Club Band-The Beatles (1hr-2hrs)
Ft. The entire album front to back! Songs include: When I'm 64, With a Little Help From My Friends, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Getting Better, Fixing a Hole, She's Leaving Home, For The Benefit of Mr. Kite, Within You Without You, Lovely Rita, Good Morning Good Morning, A Day in the Life and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band theme! More Beatles songs can be added if more time is desired or a mix of Beatles themes.

Here Comes The Jazz: Abbey Road Revisited-The Beatles (1hr-2hrs)
Ft. The entire album front to back! Songs include: Come Together, Here Comes The Sun, Something, I Want You, Oh Darling, Golden Slumbers, Mean Mr. Mustard, Polythene Pam, Carry That Weight, The End, Maxwell's Silver Hammer, Because, You Never Give Me Your Money, She Came in Through the Bathroom Window, Her Majesty and Sun King. More Beatles songs can be added if more time is desired or a mix of Beatles themes.

Wonder Love: The Music of Stevie Wonder (1hr-2hr)
Featuring Isn't She Lovely, As, I Just Called to Say I Love You, Living for The City, Contusion, Higher Ground, I Wish, Jesus Children of America, You Are The Sunshine of My Life, Signed Sealed Delivered, Superstition, Have a Talk with God, Ribbon in The Sky, Golden Lady, Boogie on Reggae Woman and more.

Video Games (1hr)
Ft. Themes from various Mario games, Zelda, 007, Sonic, and more.

Axis Bold as Jimi: Love as Jazz-Jimi Hendrix (1-2hrs)
Ft. Purple Haze, Manic Depression, Hey Joe, Crosstown Traffic, Angel, Wait Until Tomorrow, Castles Made Of Sand, Gypsy Eyes, Bold as Love, Third Stone from the Sun, Electric Lady Land, Fire and Wind Cries Mary

featuring artists like Green Day, Radiohead, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Jay-Z, Jamiroquai, No Doubt, and Pearl Jam.

Featuring artists like: Tears for Fears, The Police, Queen, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Depeche Mode, Bon Jovi, Journey, A-Ha, Talking Heads, Prince, Hall and Oates and Toto.

Live Music Trivia
Join TPK as they take you through 4 rounds of a name that tune style trivia game show. Teams of 2-4 work best. Each round features 10 songs. Works great for community events and fundraiser opportunities.