In our nine-plus years of existence, we Faux Frenchmen have been asked to provide music for numerous local and National events.

We’ve appeared five times at the Jazz at Chautauqua Festival in New York State, the 2009 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, the International Association of Jazz Record Collectors Convention, Xavier University’s Masters of Swing Concert Series, the Cincinnati World Music Festival, Midpoint Music Festival, Tallstacks 2006, the Indianapolis Jazz Club concerts, Devou Park's Coffee Cup Concerts, The Westwood Presbyterian and Christ Church Cathedral Churches' concerts, Cincinnati's Fringe Festival, numerous official City of Cincinnati events,the Mercantile Library Concert Series, the Cincinnati, Boone County, Fort Thomas and Batesville Public Library concerts, and numerous others.

We’ve been featured on the television and radio broadcasts of Michael Johnathon's Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour and WNKU’s award-winning Studio 89. We've opened concerts for national and international acts including Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks, Hot Buttered Rum, British folkies Tanna, and the Hot Club of Nashville.

We've been nominated for a City Beat Music Award seven consecutive years, winning the CEA in the Jazz category in 2008, 2010, & 2011.

Clients for private, corporate and charitable events include Cincinnati Freedom Center (Quincy Jones sighting!), the Cincinnati Museum of Art, The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera and Ballet, MaiFest, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, WNKU-FM, WUKY-FM, Cincinnati Magazine, City Beat, The University of Cincinnati, the ATP professional tennis tournament, Christ and University Hospitals, Procter and Gamble, Tiffany’s, The United Way, Women Helping Women, the Junior League of Cincinnati, Weston Art Gallery, Miller Gallery, Melody Sawyer Richardson, Advantec, Kings and River Center Lexus, and Spring Grove Cemetery (yup!).

We've recorded music for Newport Aquarium and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park television ads and a video game or two. Our original music was featured in the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's production of "All's Well That Ends Well" in September of 2009.

We've played numerous wedding ceremonies and receptions, holiday, birthday and retirement parties, anniversaries, bar and bat mitzvahs, art openings, proposals of marriage, and political and charitable fundraisers.

We celebrate Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli’s birthdays each January by playing live on WNKU’s "Music with Brian O’D" show.

In addition to our quartet, we also perform in trio and duo settings.

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Prospective clients are invited to hear us at Sitwell's Cafe in Clifton every Wednesday from 8 to 10:30pm, or hear excerpts on our website's music page.


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For information or booking, contact George Cunningham 513.541.3359