Dee and the Specialists .
You can watch v
ideo clips of the
band by clicking
here. Made up of
individuals with over a century worth
of performance experience between
them (literally), the group is
exceedingly versatile musically.
Their mix is variety, mostly jazz, pop
and rock with a smattering of
country. Several players are
multi-instrumentalists allowing
enormous flexibility in the band.

They specialize in
BIG PHAT FUN!
"Professor" Robert Cohen performs on
keyboards and doubles on drums.
State certified music instructor by day,
he has a solo performance career
along with being a sought after
accompaniist, and lead player.
Lead singer Dee McGinnis also
doubles on percussion. Along with
leading the vocal performance she
adds percussion. She has performed
(with her husband Larry) with T Scott
Walker's Trop Rockers.
Guitarist Larry McGinnis has a resume
ranging from rock to big band. A
veteran of the Mount Dora Jazz Band,
he has performed with numerous rock
bands. He is known and respected for
blinding speed and stylistic takes.
December 24, 2016, Christmas Eve
on the deck at Pisces Rising.
Guitarist Larry McGinnis has a resume
ranging from rock to big band. A
veteran of the Mount Dora Jazz Band,
he has performed with numerous rock
bands. He is known and respected for
blinding speed and stylistic takes.
Quickly after being formed, the band
was booked for a 2016 Xmas Eve show
on the deck at Pisces Rising and was
promptly rebooked. 4 of us are
continuing the show as
Midnight Coffee!
Clifford Shooker performs on bass
guitar and doubles on saxophone. He
does solo performance, plays with the
Mount Dora Jazz Orchestra and
custom creates groups for special
events.
Dee and the
Specialists