The Surfin' Tones

PO Box 70808 Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Surfin’ Tones play “classic” instrumental hits from the leading recording artists of the 50’s and 60’s including The Ventures, Duane Eddy, The Chantays, The Sufaris, The Marketts, The Pyramids, The Bel Airs, Santo and Johnny, Dick Dale, Link Wray, The Pharos and many more. Our play list features the recognizable songs that made the “Top 10 Hit Parades” and includes such recognizable tunes as Pipeline, Walk Don’t Run, Apache, Wipe Out, Sleepwalk, Tequila, Telstar, Hawaii Five-0 and others. The band is comprised of four musicians that have a passion for perpetuating the sounds of the great instrumental classic hits from the late 50’s and 60’s. That unique sound is lost today in the myriad of digital effects and signal processors. The Surfin’ Tones have incorporated the original tube amplifiers, reverb units, Fender guitars and Ludwig drums from the era, and are fanatical about reproducing the ‘original’ sound of the periods great music artists.
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Ted Knight is a Florida musician leading bands for weddings and parties. From his keyboard-and-drums duo to a 20-piece big band, it's true live music with no recorded backgrounds. The World's Smallest Big Band has two horns, trumpet and sax. Add trombone and a second sax for Ted's orchestra, or still more horns for the Ted Knight Big Band. These groups can play pop and rock as well as jazz and standards. Then there's Crosswind, playing rock, reggae and greatest hits. Wedding ceremony music is also available, from classical standards to Beatles and classic rock played chamber music style. Ted doubles as a DJ, and plays iPod playlists on band breaks at no extra charge. A South Florida tradition since 1980, Knight Music is now available statewide and throughout the southeastern U.S.