Thanks for visiting Big Ray and the Kool Kats!

Big Ray and the Kool Kats delivers a diverse, highly professional and talented big band to generate the excitement and sophistication your event demands.

Named one of Modern Bride Magazine's "Best Wedding Bands in America," Big Ray and the Kool Kats can perform literally thousands of songs, and most importantly, we perform them with style and authenticity.  From early evening dinner jazz & swing performed at a perfect volume (so guests can talk), to the best in cross-generational dance music when the party switches gears, we always have the greatest tunes that everyone loves.

Led by trumpeter, Ray Caddell, whose live and recording credits include appearances with Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, and dozens of other national acts and Broadway shows, Big Ray and the Kool Kats can bring the same level of excellence to your event.

Big Ray leaves nothing to chance in order to ensure the smooth success of your celebration. From the early arrival of his uniform set up crew, through the performance of that special song to make the day uniquely yours, BRKK delivers a performance so dynamic, so professional, and so responsive to your entertainment needs, that you'll certainly join their roster of satisfied clients who book them again and again, year after year.

Big Ray and the Kool Kats. When only the best will do!

Please contact us if you have any questions.
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Song List

Uptown Funk
24K Magic
Locked Out Of Heaven
Marry You
Get Lucky
Perfect Duet
One Call Away
Make You Feel My Love
Rolling in the Deep
Blurred Lines
Can't Stop the Feelin'
We Found Love
Shut Up and Dance
All of Me
I Gotta Feelin'
Forget You
Shake It Off
Love Story
Blank Space
Crazy In Love
Love on Top
Party in the USA
Moves Like Jagger
Cake by the Ocean
Call Me Maybe
There's Nothing Holding Me Back
I Like The Way You Move
DJ Got Us Falling In Love
California Love
This Is How We Do It

I Want You Back
Billie Jean
Beat It
Rock With You
Get Down Tonight
Boogie Shoes
That's The Way I Like It
Let's Groove Tonight
Sing a Song
I Wanna Dance With Somebody
I Will Always Love You
We Are Family
Electric Slide
Play That Funky Music
I Will Survive
Get Down On It
Back in Love
Love Ballad
My First, My Last, My Everything
Disco Inferno
Dancing Queen
I Feel Good
Hot Stuff
Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Let's Get It On
Midnight Hour
Mustang Sally
Knock On Wood
Ain't Too Proud To Beg
My Girl
Get Ready
Soul Man
Hold On I'm Coming
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Sir Duke
Heard It Through The Grapevine
Neither One of Us
Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
Proud Mary
Sweet Caroline
Brown Eyed Girl
Rescue Me
Love Train
Use To Be My Girl
Under The Boardwalk
Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
Same Old Song
Baby I Need Your Lovin'
Reach Out I'll Be There
Dancing in the Street
Nowhere to Run
Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy
Have I Told You Lately
Unchained Melody
Everlasting Love
Build Me Up, Buttercup
Having A Party
What A Wonderful World
I Love Beach Music

Living On a Prayer
You Shook Me All Night Long
Rock and Roll
Don't Stop Believin'
Walking On Sunshine
Best Day Of My Life
I Love You and I Don't Know What to Say
Here Comes The Sun
Twist and Shout

New York, New York
Fly Me To The Moon
All of Me
Night and Day
Nice and Easy
Just In Time
I Can't Help Falling in Love
What a Wonderful World
At Last
Orange Colored Sky
When I Fall In Love
Almost Like Being In Love
Black Coffee

Wagon Wheel
Rocky Top
Country Roads
Redneck Woman
I Hope You Dance
My Wish
My Little Girl
I Need You

Bridal March
Wedding March
Canon in D
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Ave Maria
Ode to Joy
Simple Gifts
Trumpet Voluntary
Gabriel's Oboe
Hornpipe in F
The Gift of Love