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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

1969 - present Drummer (school bands, local secular bands, church and community choirs)

1970's - Jack the Rapper Convention, NACA Tour

1980's - DISCOGRAPHY

Every Time You Go Away

Ain't No Woman Like My Baby 

Baby Come Back (with former band Louisiana Purchase)

1990 - 2022 Formed Stuff Like That Band (named in tribute to musical hybrid and genius Quincy Jones, one of his influences)

2001 - Gospel is Alive Award, presented by the Jazz and Heritage Foundation for 'dedication and contribution to Gospel music'.

2005 - New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

2014 - Deluxe Corporation’s Small Business Revolution in America Video Documentary Series (a Flow Nonfiction Film).

MEDIA

UK Brides Magazine

Offbeat Magazine (rear cover)

New Orleans Advocate

Notes on New Orleans  

BIZ New Orleans  

Fundera Ledger

LIVE EXPERIENCE

Ali Woodson (the Temptations), Billy Preston, Peabo Bryson, Michael Henderson, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, D. J. Rogers, Chuck Mangione, Patti Labelle, The Bar-Kays, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Betty Wright, the Chilites, Margie Joseph, Ashford and Simpson, Kool and the Gang, the Drifters, the Dixie Cups, Pieces of a Dream, Usher, Raheem DeVaughn, Larry Graham, Air Supply, the Pointer Sisters, Gladys Knight, Branford Marsalis, Michael 'Patches' Stewart (Al Jarreau), Irma Thomas, the Batiste Brothers, Aaron Neville and the Neville Brothers.

A FEW CLIENTS

the NBA All Stars • House of Blues • Coca Cola •  BET Network • New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival • Louisiana Police Jury Association • Iberia, First Bank & Trust, Fidelity • Harrahs, Boomtown, Treasure Chest, Magic, President Casinos • Zulu Social and Pleasure Club • Preservation Resource Center • NOBLE • 100 Black Men • Crime Stoppers of GNO • Junior Achievement • Jackson Hole Wyoming Mangy Moose Saloon • Computer Share, Shelton CT • Each One Save One • Southern and Loyola Universities • Metairie, New Orleans, English Turn Country Clubs • Sacred Heart Academy Alumni • Beau Brummell • Louisiana Restaurant Association •  Imago Relationships • Century 21 • NOMA • Arb Meetings and Events • Delta Sigma Theta Alumunae of NOLA and Lake Charles • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity • Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Austin Texas • NFL's Archie Manning • WVUE's Shelby Latino • ESPN's Mike Smith • The Brennan Family • Nomtoc • AGA (American Gas Association) • Tallageda College and a host of other corporations, social organizations, and families.

Nola.com

"Adding the heat to the hobnobbing was Bobby J and Stuff Like That and leader Bobby Jordan. He amassed a slew of party guests for a new line dance, telling them ‘It's easy’. Soon the place was pulsating with Katie

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Panorama Jazz Band

"Hey Bobby - Just wanted to tell you I heard you at Broussard's Restaurant. I'm the leader and clarinetist with the brass band that played the second line from Broussard's to the after party on Burgundy St. Man, y'all really…

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Barkley and Christopher

Christopher Tidmore, 99.5/WRNO 

“I challenged Bobby J to play the traditional Scottish wedding song Loch Lomond--something far outside of his normal R&B repertoire. He and the band not only rose to the challenge, but put a New Orleans spin…

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Lisa's Birthday Party

Reminiscent of 20 years ago when I first heard Bobby J and Stuff Like That Band, this was another outstanding performance for my 50th birthday. Little Torch Key (Key West Florida) has never seen or heard such quality entertainment. Thank…

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Ochsner Cardiology - Red-Tie Affair

"We are so thankful for Bobby J and Stuff Like That. We have received so many compliments and everyone had such a great time! Again, amazing job.” 

— Kathryn Nick, RED TIE AFFAIR, Ochsner Philanthropy & Sponsorship Event Manager

Destination Event - Conference

Peggy Demarest, IMAGO RELATIONSHIPS CONFERENCE

"For the third time - outstanding! We've used Bobby J for other personal events and not only are they incredibly talented, but they make the evening great fun for everyone. It's impossible to listen…

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Charles and Linda Hill Anniversary Party

"After dating 5 years and being engaged for a year, we were married in 1969. Here we are celebrating 50 years with a celebration party. We chose to have Bobby J and Stuff Like That to help us celebrate because…

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Sacred Heart Academy Reunion

"Bobby J and his band are like a fine wine that just gets better with age. We have been privileged to have them play for the last five years and every year they are somehow even better than the year…

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