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Billy Vera. Musician, Music Historian, Grammy Winner, Recipient of Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – and more. Billy Vera’s Big Band Jazz Orchestra and Billy Vera & the Beaters play gigs on a regular basis.

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BILLY VERA: Harlem to Hollywood Documentary Film Coming Soon!

Billy Vera’s Story is one of a great musician, storyteller, and friend. Known as the “musician’s musician – the singer’s singer – the song-writer’s songwriter” amongst his peers his life has been one of interesting and special partnerships and encounters with many of the Greats in the Business called Show. Featuring Dolly Parton, Dionne Warwick, Mike Stoller, Richard Roundtree, Joey Dee, Nona Hendryx, Chip Taylor, Larry Brown, and many more.

Check back to this space for more on screening opportunities. More soon.

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Saturday, May 5th, 4:15 PM

Our documentary, Harlem to Hollywood, screened at the Dwyer Cultural Center in the Harlem Film Festival. The film was well received by an audience who was also treated to a panel including Billy himself.


Thanks to all who came out to support the film.


Keep an eye on this space for future screening announcements.


In a career that legends are made of, Billy Vera has many professional highlights.

Spanning five decades these include appearing on Dick Clark’s American Bandstand and in movies with Bruce Willis and Willie Nelson – among others, receiving a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, achieving several Grammy Award nominations and one win, recording the #1 Hit Record At This Moment, and much more.

The Beaters on American Bandstand2016-06-24T17:03:22-07:00
Billy Vera and his Big Band Jazz Orchestra2016-06-24T17:00:51-07:00
BV gets a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame2016-06-24T17:12:53-07:00
Billy with Bruce Willis on set of Blind Date2016-06-24T15:59:40-07:00
Billy Vera at the Apollo2016-06-24T15:55:19-07:00
BV & Willie Nelson on set of Baja Oklahoma2016-06-24T15:54:26-07:00
BV with Johnny Carson2016-06-24T15:48:44-07:00
1st Hit Record “Mean Old World” by Ricky Nelson2016-06-24T17:18:16-07:00


Watch a cut from the latest CD,
“Billy Vera Big Band Jazz”.

Coming off a sold out house at the Iridium in NYC, the album is receiving rave reviews and is in regular rotation on K-JAZZ 88.1 FM. The Billy Vera Big Band plays often around Southern California. The CD is available on iTunes and Amazon.


Gigs are posted here as soon as booked.
Check back soon for more updates.
For full list of upcoming gigs, visit the Gigs page