MEET THE BAND

The 4th Degree is classic jitterbug meets contemporary ballroom.
— Houston Review

Origins

4th Degree has been entertaining music and dance lovers for the past decade.They span the past 60 years of hits and tailor it for each audience.Venues include Post Oak Grill, Ciao Bella’s, Fratelli’s, Memorial Drive Methodist, Second Baptist, Las Almeda's; numerous fundraisers such as Harris County Republican Party, Morning Glory Ranch and Society of the Ladies Who Love Shoes; and family events like wedding receptions and family reunions. With over 1,000 songs in their repertoire, 4th Degree Band provides the best in dance music from Sinatra to Santana and promoting fun across Texas and play to the audience. 

 

Members

 
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MARIO
Mario masters the keyboard for the band and is an accomplished accordion artist as well.He has performed in concerts at New York, Dallas, Austin, Boston, Montreal, Vancouver, Beijing, Shenyang Chinak and here at home with The Houston Symphony. His musical range includes, but is not limited to Classical, Latin, European and American Standards. Mario performed in the Famous Accordion Festival celebrated in Ransäter Sweden and teaches in Houston.

TONY

Early in his career Tony studied classical and jazz guitar which allowed him to develop his own unique style of instrumental guitar music. Anthony has worked as a studio musician and has produced several of his own recording projects. Two of Anthony's recordings have exceeded 75,000 internet sales and have been played on nationally syndicated T.V. sitcoms' and commercials. Anthony's artistry helped mold the enjoyable sound that is the 4th Degree Band.

LAWRENCE

Lawrence has performed at many of Houston's Hot Spots in the greater Houston area and sit-in occasions in Las Vegas. Known for his Vegas style performance and vocals, he perfects a wide variety of over 300 songs from Sinatra to Santana along with '60s to current pop hits.Singing and playing to the crowds, Lawrence honors "the requests" so everyone has fun and just dances the night away!Lawrence and the 4th Degree Band provides hundreds of dance tune favorites for your dining, listening, celebration and dancing pleasures including: cha cha, merinque, two step, polka, rock n roll, jitterbug, waltz and tango.