Jimmy Maxwell

JMO is one of the most versatile and sought after bands to come out of New Orleans. Performing as a nine-piece, horn-driven party band that has provided entertainment for celebrities, heads of state, political affairs, society balls, and Mardi Gras Krewes. Averaging over 200 engagements per year, JMO has entertained clients across the United States and abroad with our New Orleans sound and style.

Wedding Bands for hire
The vast musical repertoire is flexible enough to account for last minute changes and personal requests. They specialize in reading the crowd and providing the right musical mix to make every event magical and memorable. Playing a variety of music that keeps everyone partying from the first note to the last dance, JMO creates musical memories for the foremost parties in New Orleans.
Jimmy and Robert Maxwell lead JMO with the quality, professionalism, and intuition to tap the mood of the crowd and deliver an energetic combination of tunes and tempo. Continuing a family history of musicians, the band feels privileged to be a part of the unique musical tradition of New Orleans. The ability to customize the groove for you and your guests makes JMO the perfect sound solution for any event.
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Song List


PARTY ROCK 

Forget You – Cee Lo Green

Celebration – Kool & The Gang

Brick House – Commodores

Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry

All Night Long – Lionel Richie

Shout – Otis Day & The Knights

The Time Of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

I’ll Take You There – The Staple Singers

Just A Gigolo – Louis Prima

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Heat Wave – Martha & The Vandellas

Say A Little Prayer – Dionne Warwick

It’s In His Kiss – Betty Everett

Twist And Shout – The Beatles

Proud Mary – Ike & Tina Turner

Land Of 1,000 Dances- Wilson Pickett

Stand By Me- Ben E. King

Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry

Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder

I Wish – Stevie Wonder

Crocodile Rock – Elton John

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley

When A Man Loves Woman – Percy Sledge

Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams

Raining Men – The Weather Girls

Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar

Last Dance – Donna Summer

September – Earth Wind And Fire

Baby Love/Can’t Hurry Love – Diana Ross & The Supremes

My Girl – The Temptations

Rockin’ Pneumonia – Huey Smith

Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel

Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations

Fire – The Pointer Sisters

Me And Mrs. Jones – Michael Bublé

Easy Like Sunday Morning – The Commodores

I’m Comin’ Out – Diana Ross

Do You Love Me – The Contours

Jump Jive & Wail – Louie Prima

Lady Marmalade – Christina Aguilera

Long Train Runnin’ – Doobie Brothers

Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett

Old Time Rock ‘N’ Roll – Bob Seger

Pink Cadillac – Bruce Springsteen

Honky Tonk Woman – The Rolling Stones

At Last – Etta James

Rehab – Amy Winehouse

Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

  1. M. C. A. – The Village People

Any Way You Want It – Journey

THE SOUNDS OF MOTOWN 

(Songs By Elvis Presley, James Brown, Otis Redding, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes)

Be My Baby – The Ronettes

How Sweet It Is – James Taylor

Just My Imagination – The Temptations

Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd

My Girl – The Temptations

My Guy – Mary Wells

Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye

Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett

Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin

Rescue Me – Fontella Bass

Respect – Aretha Franklin

Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder

Son-Of-A-Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield

Sugar Pie Honey Bunch – The Temptations

Tracks Of My Tears – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Way You Do The Things You Do – The Temptations

Why Do Fools Fall In Love – Diana Ross

Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding

I Feel Good – James Brown

Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley

Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley

Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley

Nothin’ But A Hound Dog – Elvis Presley

Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley

Falling In Love With You – Elvis Presley

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley

INSTRUMENTAL ROCK ‘N’ ROLL

Tequila – The Champs

Wipe Out – The Surfaris

Honky Tonk – Bill Doggett

Guitar Boogie – Carl Perkins

Harlem Nocturne – The Viscounts

SOCIETY STANDARDS & BROADWAY HITS 

(Including Selections By Cole Porter, George & Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Rogers & Hart, Stephen Sondheim And Andrew Lloyd Webber)

All The Things You Are

Almost Like Being In Love

Angel Eyes – Frank Sinatra

Anything Goes – Cole Porter

Arthur’s Theme – Christopher Cross

As Time Goes By – Rod Stewart

Best Is Yet To Come- Frank Sinatra

Best Of Times

Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered – Harry Connick, Jr.

But Not For Me – Harry Connick, Jr.

Cabaret – Liza Minnelli

Candy

Chances Are – Johnny Mathis

Crazy Rhythm

Dancing In The Dark

Danny Boy

Days Of Wine & Roses

Deep Purple

Dream

Dream A Little Dream Of Me – Mama Cass

Embraceable You – Ella Fitzgerald

Everybody Loves Somebody – Dean Martin

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Foggy Day- Michael Bublé

Forty-Second Street

From This Moment On – Harry Connick, Jr.

Good Morning Heartache

Goody Goody

Cheek To Cheek (Heaven)

Hello, Dolly! – Louis Armstrong

Here’s That Rainy Day

Hey There

How About You

How Long Has This Been Going On

I Could Have Danced All Night

I Could Write A Book – Harry Connick, Jr.

I Had The Craziest Dream

I Won’t Dance – Michael Bublé

I’ll Remember April

I’ve Got A Crush On You

I’ve Got A Lot Of Living To Do

I’ve Got It Bad &That Ain’t Good

I’ve Got Rhythm

I’ve Heard That Song Before

It’s Only A Paper Moon

I Can’t Get Started

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love

I Love Paris

I Only Have Eyes For You

I Thought About You

I’m Beginning To See The Light

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself A Letter

I’m In The Mood For Love

If I Had You

Isn’t It Romantic

It Could Happen To You

It Had To Be You – Harry Connick, Jr.

It’s All Right With Me

It’s Been A Long Long Time

It’s De-Lovely

Jeepers Creepers – Ella Fitzgerald

Just One Of Those Things

La Vie En Rose – Edith Piaf

Laura

Le Mer

Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love)

Lullaby Of Broadway

Makin’ Whoopee – Ella Fitzgerald

Manhattan – Rod Stewart

Mean To Me

Memory

Misty – Johnny Mathis

Mona Lisa – Nat King Cole

Moonlight In Vermont

Moon River

Mountain Greenery – Mel Tormé

My Baby Just Cares For Me – Harry Connick, Jr.

Near You

Nearness Of You – Rosemary Clooney

Nice Work (If You Can Get It)

Night And Day – Frank Sinatra

Ol’ Man River

Old Cape Cod

On A Clear Day – Barbra Streisand

On The Street Where You Live

Once In A While – Johnny Hartman

One – From Chorus Line

Orange Colored Sky – Natalie Cole

Our Love Is Here To Stay – Rod Stewart

Out Of Nowhere

Over The Rainbow – Judy Garland

Paper Doll

Paper Moon

Pennies From Heaven

People Will Say We’re In Love – Rosemary Clooney

Put On A Happy Face

Puttin’ On The Ritz

S’wonderful – Doris Day

Satin Doll

Scotch And Soda – The Kingston Trio

Secret Love

Singin’ In The Rain

Skylark

Small Hotel

Somebody Loves Me

Some Changes Made

Sometimes I’m Happy

Song Sung Blue

Stars Fell On Alabama – Jimmy Buffett

Stormy Weather

Summertime

Taking A Chance On Love

Tangerine

Teach Me Tonight – Ella Fitzgerald

Thank Heaven For Little Girls

This Can’t Be Love

Very Thought Of You

Undecided

Watch What Happens

What A Difference A Day Makes

What I Did For Love – From Chorus Line

What Is This Thing Called Love

What’s New – Linda Ronstadt

Where Or When- Harry Connick, Jr.

MARDI GRAS, R&B, ZYDECO & NEW ORLEANS FAVORITES   

Ain’t That A Shame – Fats Domino

Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino

Break Away – Irma Thomas

Big Chief – Professor Longhair

Basin Street Blues – Louis Armstrong

Chapel Of Love – The Dixie Cups

Don’t Mess With My Toot Toot – Rockin’ Sidney

Don’t Know Why I Love You But I Do – Fats Domino

Down By The Riverside

Hully Gully – Frank Rocco

House Of The Rising Sun – The Animals

Hey Pocky Way – The Neville Brothers

I Know – Barbara George

I’m A Fool To Care – Joe Bary

I’m Walkin’ – Fats Domino

Iko-Iko – Dr. John

It’s Rainin’ – Irma Thomas

Jambalaya – Hank Williams

Let The Good Times Roll – Shirley And Lee

They All ‘Axed For You – The Meters

Mardi Gras Mambo – Dr. John

Mother-In-Law – Ernie K-Doe

Mr. Big Stuff – Jean Knight

Mr. Pitiful – Otis Redding

My Blue Heaven – Fats Domino

New Orleans Ladies – Le Roux

New Orleans – Gary “U.S.” Bonds

Red Beans Cookin’ – Marcia Ball

Rockin’ Pneumonia & The Boogie Woogie Flu – Huey Smith

Sea Cruise – Frankie Ford

Saint James Infirmary Blues

Walkin’ To New Orleans – Fats Domino

What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

Ya Ya – Lee Dorsey

You Talk Too Much – Frankie Ford

TODAY’S CONTEMPORARY HITS: 80’S, 90’S THROUGH TODAY!

All Summer Long – Kid Rock

All The Single Ladies – Beyonce

Ain’t No Other Man – Christina Aguilera

Before He Cheats – Carrie Underwood

Brown Eyes Blue – Crystal Gale

Can’t Smile Without You – Bary Manilow

Celebration – Kool & The Gang

Centerfold – J Giels Band

Conga – Gloria Estefan

Candy Man – Christina Aguilera

Crazy In Love – Beyonce

Drift Away – Uncle Kracker

Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson

Evergreen – Barbra Streisand

Everlasting Love – Gloria Estefan

Evil Ways – Santana

THE GREAT AMERICAN SONG BOOK: SWINGMUSIC OF THE40’S AND 50’S

(Songs Made Famous By Artists Such As Benny Goodman, The Dorsey Brothers, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Kenton And Others)

“A” Train – Duke Ellington

All Of Me – Louis Armstrong

At Last – Etta James

Because Of You – Kelly Clarkson

Begin The Beguine – Artie Shaw

Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen – The Andrew Sisters

Body And Soul – Amy Winehouse & Tony Bennett

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – Bette Midler

C Jam Blues – Duke Ellington

Chattanooga Choo Choo – Glenn Miller

Cherokee – Harry James

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Harry Connick, Jr.

Don’t Sit Under The Apple Tree – Andrew Sisters

Getting Sentimental Over You – Tommy Dorsey

I’ll Never Smile Again – Frank Sinatra

In The Mood – Glenn Miller

It Don’t Mean A Thing – Duke Ellington

Jersey Bounce – Glenn Miller

Little Brown Jug – Glenn Miller

Mood Indigo – Duke Ellington

Moonlight Serenade – Glenn Miller

Old Black Magic – Louie Prima

One O’clock Jump – Count Basie

Pennsylvania 6-5000 – Brian Setzer Orchestra

Polka Dots & Moonbeams – Frank Sinatra

Saint Louis Blues (March) – Glenn Miller

Sentimental Journey – Doris Day

Stardust – Nat King Cole

Stompin’ At The Savoy – Benny Goodman

String Of Pearls – Glenn Miller

Sugar Blues – Clyde Mccoy

Tuxedo Junction – Glenn Miller

Wood Choppers’ Ball – Woody Herman

Jazz, Swing, Ragtime

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Fats Waller

Ain’t She Sweet

Alexander’s Ragtime Band

Angry

Avalon – Harry Connick, Jr.

Baby Face

Ballin’ The Jack

Basin St. Blues – Louis Armstrong

Beale Street Blues – W. C. Handy

Bill Bailey – Ella Fitzgerald

Birth Of The Blues – Ella Fitzgerald

Blue Skies

Bourbon Street Parade

Bye Bye Blackbird – Louie Prima

Chicago

Clarinet Marmalade

Da Da Strain

Dark Town Strutters’ Ball

Dr. Jazz – Jelly Roll Morton

Eight Nine Ten

Fidgety Feet

Five Foot Two

Honeysuckle Rose – Fats Waller

Ice Cream

Is It True What They Say About Dixie

It’s A Sin To Tell A Lie

Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin Hits

Beyond The Sea – Bobby Darin

Mack The Knife – Bobby Darin

My Way – Frank Sinatra

New York, New York – Frank Sinatra

The Summer Wind – Frank Sinatra

I Left My Heart In San Francisco – Tony Bennett

Come Fly With Me- Frank Sinatra, – Michael Bublé

They Can’t Take That Away From Me – Frank Sinatra

Way You Look Tonight Michael Bublé

Witchcraft – Frank Sinatra

The Lady Is A Tramp – Frank Sinatra

I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra

That Old Black Magic – Frank Sinatra

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You – Dean Martin

Way You Look Tonight – Michael Bublé

Sway – Michael Bublé

Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Michael Bublé

You Don’t Know Me – Michael Bublé

Save The Last Dance For Me – Michael Bublé

Moondance – Michael Bublé

Haven’t Met You Yet – Michael Bublé

Home – Michael Bublé

I Won’t Dance – Michael Bublé

Georgia On My Mind – Michael Bublé

Fever – Michael Bublé

Can’t Help Falling In Love – Michael Bublé

Quando Quando Quando – Michael Bublé

I’ve Got The World On A String – Michael Bublé

For Once In My Life – Michael Bublé

Begin The Beguine – Michael Bublé

I Wish You Love – Michael Bublé

The Best Is Yet To Come – Michael Bublé

Wonderful Tonight – Michael Bublé

It Had To Be You – Harry Connick, Jr.

Stardust – Harry Connick, Jr.

A Wink & A Smile – Harry Connick, Jr.

Fly Me To The Moon – Harry Connick, Jr.

Our Love Is Here To Stay – Harry Connick, Jr.

Where Or When – Harry Connick, Jr.

I Could Write A Book- Harry Connick, Jr.

Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans – Harry Connick, Jr.

My Blue Heaven – Harry Connick, Jr.

Stompin’ At The Savoy – Harry Connick, Jr.

Don’t Get Around Much Any More – Harry Connick, Jr.

Route 66 – Brian Setzer Orchestra

Jump Jive & Wail – Brian Setzer Orchestra

Rock This Town – Brian Setzer Orchestra

Since I Don’t Have You – Brian Setzer Orchestra

SLOW DANCE SONGS 

After The Lovin’ – Engelbert Humperdinck

Colour My World – Chicago

Daddy’s Home (Thousand Miles Away) – Shep & The Limelites

Earth Angel – The Penguins

Funny But I Still Love You – Diane Schuur

Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles

I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston

Ice Castles – Melissa Manchester

In The Still Of The Night – Boyz Ii Men

Oohh Baby Baby – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

The Rose – Bette Midler

Saving All My Love For You – Whitney Houston

Since I Fell For You – Lenny Welch

Someone To Watch Over Me – Linda Ronstadt

Something’s Wrong With My Baby – Sam & Dave

Steal Away – Etta James

This Boy – The Beatles

Till There Was You – The Beatles

Twilight Time – The Platters

Only You – The Platters

Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers

Unforgettable – Natalie Cole

You Send Me – Sam Cook

Way We Were – Barbra Streisand

What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

When I Fall In Love – The Lettermen

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow – Amy Winehouse- (The Shirelles)

Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler

50’s & 60’s: Up Tempo Dance Music

At The Hop – Danny & The Juniors

Baby I Love You – The Ronettes

Back In The U.S.A. – Chuck Berry, – Bruce Sprinsteen, – Linda Ronstat

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Build Me Up Buttercupt – He Foundations

Chain Of Fools – Aretha Franklin

Dancin’ In The Street – Martha & The Vandellas

Day Tripper – The Beatles

Heatwave – Martha & The Vandellas

High Heel Sneakers – The Rolling Stones

Honky Tonk Woman – The Rolling Stones

I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles

I Want To Hold Your Hand – The Beatles

It’s So Easy To Fall In Love – Linda Ronstadt

Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry

Kansas City – Fats Domino

La Bamba – Ritchie Valens

Leroy Brown – Jim Croce

Locomotion – Little Eva

Louie Louie – The Kingsmen

Hang On Sloopy – The Mccoys

Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison

One Fine Day – Carole King- The Chiffons

Postman – The Marvelettes, – The Beatles

Proud Mary – Ike & Tina Turner

Rock And Roll Music – Chuck Berry

Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley

Rockin’ Robin – Michael Jackson

Runaround Sue – Dion & The Belmonts

Shake Rattle And Roll – Bill Haley

Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones

Silhouette On The Shade – The Rays, The Diamonds

Stagger Lee – Lloyd Price

Splish Splash – Bobby Darin

That’ll Be The Day – Buddy Holly

Tutti Frutti – Little Richard

Twist And Shout – The Beatles

Under The Boardwalk – The Drifters

When Will I Be Loved – Linda Ronstadt

Wooly Bully – Sam The Sham & The Pharohs

BRAZILIAN BOSSA NOVAS & LATIN FAVORITES 

(Cha Chas, Merengues, Tangos, Sambas, Lambadas By Such Great Songwriters As Carlos Jobim, Monfa, Sergio Mendez And Gilberto)

Brazil – Xavier Cugat

Amapola – Jimmy Dorsey

Adios Muchachos (I Get Ideas) – Louis Armstrong

Besame Mucho – Michael Bublé

Blue Bossa – Dexter Gordon

Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White – Perez Prado

Compadre Pedro Juan

Don’t Cry For Me Argentina – Madonna

Frenesi- Linda Ronstadt

Girl From Ipanema – Stan Getz

Green Eyes – Jimmy Dorsey

Guantanamera – Julio Iglesia

Jalousie – Louis Armstrong

Jamaica Farewell

La Compasita

La Cruz

Mambo #5 – Lou Bega

Maria Elena

Meditation – Stan Getz

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Never On Sunday

One Note Samba

The Peanut Vendor – Xavier Cugat

Quando Quando

Rum And Coca Cola

Shadow Of Your Smile

Spanish Eyes

Summer Samba

Wave

Watch What Happens

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