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Five Tips to Find The Right Band for Your Holiday Party

A great classy fun jazz band - just what your corporate holiday party needs?

It’s an unusually cool August week in St. Louis, so that must have people thinking about Corporate Christmas parties because The Kevin Mitchell 4 is suddenly getting a lot queries to play in December. In my 10+ years as a professional musician, a pattern has been apparent in the selecting of bands to play the […]

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‘Tis the Season!

The KM4 has had a busy December playing lots of holiday events.

It has been a busy December for the KM4! We love Christmas in St. Louis, and this season we’ve been blessed to be part of many events.  Perhaps none as unusual as playing the Metrolink‘s Magic Holiday Train! One Saturday we got on it and road the training playing jazz tunes and Christmas songs from […]

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Company Christmas Party


A local St. Louis-area financial institution just hired us for their annual holiday party — for an eighth time!  We’re beyond flattered, of course.  But mostly we’re thrilled because at this point we’re practically family. Every year they bring in their VIP clients for a special party. We provide the music, but they really do […]

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Terrific Fundraiser


Last night we had the pleasure of playing the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute’s “Uncorked” fundraiser. It was a dreary maybe-going-to-rain night and we were to play outside … it was interesting because after what was a great success, I turned to Barb my friend/singer and said, “I totally wasn’t in the mood for this tonight, […]

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Your Company Holiday Party

We had the pleasure of doing two Holiday Parties on these past back-to-back Fridays, and they both went really well.  One was for a law firm, and another for a local manufacturing company.  One was at the Sheraton in Clayton and one was in a small Italian restaurant on the hill. Both were a great […]

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Weddings: Not About Us!


It’s a good friend’s anniversary, and I’m thinking back on their wedding, which was beautiful.  As you can imagine, seeing as many weddings as I do both personally and professionally, I notice things!  The bride and groom looked great, the ceremony was in an old church that was beautiful, and the reception hall was really […]

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Corporate Christmas Parties

Barb looking back

It’s going to be in the 90s today, and we’re looking at Labor Day weekend … so why am I thinking Christmas? Because we just confirmed our first of what will be several corporate holiday parties. This one, at the end of November, is for a special client that is having us back for a […]

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Band History Part II: Barb


I can’t remember exactly when in high school I met our wonderful vocalist Barb Tippett, but we became great friends immediately. It was probably in a play or something … but she’d hang out with my guy friends and I’d hang out with her gal friends. Hanging out included sneaking into clubs to hear her […]

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Favorite Gigs, Part 1 – Busch Stadium Wedding

Barb & The Kevin Mitchell 4 at Busch Stadium.

If I’m thinking back on amazing events the Kevin Mitchell 4 has been part of, I have to talk about playing the brand new Busch Stadium. Wow. You get a call like this and you move heaven and earth to do it. It was a wedding … and they wanted what we do for weddings […]

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A Little History, Part 1

Kevin Mitchell of the Kevin Mitchell 4.

When did the band begin? I was a keyboardist in a bad rock cover band made up of other kids I went to school with called Future Shock. I was 13 and had a little mini-Farfisa organ and we played Kiss, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Yes, etc. We practiced at the drummer’s house because he owned the […]

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