Professional Entertainment

Discover how one of Houston’s hottest entertainment companies can make your event unforgettable, successful and fun! We will create a unique experience for you and your guest that reflects the style and personality of the event. We will leave you and your guest with a lifetime of memories!

Collector's Item

Dance, Motown, Funk, R&B, Smooth Jazz, Standards, & Adult Contemporary, Music! From Sinatra to Marvin Gaye with a wide variety of songs from the 50's through today’s hits. Collector’s Item performs from a 5 piece group to a 9 piece big band playing the music that makes your function a success.


Born and raised in Chicago, Jawad’s two main musical influences were jazz and blues. Whether as a Soloist, or with a Duo or Trio; the musical sounds of Jawad features the sensational sounds of saxophonist, Ken Mondshine, and the irrepressible grooves of percussionist, Samuel Dinkins, III; who can also be heard on Jawad’s debut CD, “The Collected Soul.”

Sam Dinkins, III & Diversion

Formed in 1990, "Diversion" was the vision of Leo J. Polk. He wanted to form a unit that could be diverse enough to perform any style of music, but whose primary repertoire would consist of Traditional & Contemporary Jazz. And the group has been on that path ever since.

Sea Breeze

Sea Breeze emerged on the Houston Jazz scene in 1985 at the Houston International Festival. Brisk, sharp, decidedly tantalizing, Sea Breeze embraces contemporary and traditional jazz idioms, captivating audiences of all ages.

St. James Jazz Ensemble

Under the leadership of drummer/percussionist Samuel Dinkins, III; the St. James Contemporary Jazz Ensemble was established in 1997, and began serving this Christian community as led by the then Rector, Rev. Antoine L. Campbell; and currently led by the Rev. Victor J. Thomas, Rector.

Toque Rojo

Toque Rojo is a three-piece unit with the sonic impact of a much larger ensemble, capable of embracing the smallest and most intimate venue, while possessing the ability to fill a larger venue with evocative rhythm and sound.

SD3 Trio

The Sam Dinkins, III Trio also known as SD3 is a Jazz Ensemble equipped with drums, bass and piano. The ensemble can also consist of drums, piano and saxophone (when requested). SD3 has a wide repertoire of traditional and contemporary Jazz, Soft Pop, and music for any occasion. The ensemble can provide music for parties, special events, corporate networking and educational performances.