Arntzen Rhythm Review

High quality renditions of modern and traditional jazz, easy listening, cocktail and dinner music, and original jazz compositions.

Tom Arntzen piano – vocals
Bernie Arai – Drums
Laurence Mollerup – bass

The Tom Arntzen Trio is comprised of three of Canada’s top jazz musicians. They perform regularly in Vancouver’s top hotels, at special events, concerts and weddings. The group can adapt to any musical situation, from intimate dinner music to lively, swinging cocktail parties, to classy, tasteful, elegant events.

This versatile group, led by the strong piano playing and singing of Tom Arntzen, delivers a solid, professional, musical experience. They are completely self-contained, providing lighting and PA systems to suit client needs. Special musical requests are welcome. The trio has a huge repertoire of songs to choose from, including standards, Gershwin, Fats Waller, Nat King Cole, jump swing, cool jazz, pop and Broadway.

Tom Arntzen also works as a composer, arranger, producer and actor. He recently released his debut jazz CD “The Turning” to rave reviews. With over 25 years working as a professional musician, Tom’s list of performance credits include a record break ing run of over 200 performances at the Arts Club Theatre as Musical Director for “Red Rock Diner”.

Bernie Arai is one of Vancouver’s premier drummers.  He is a highly respected artist, and can play any style. He has played jazz festivals all over the world.

Bassist Laurence Mollerup has many album project credits to his name for such diverse artists as the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the Hard Rubber Orchestra. Laurence also has extensive live performance credits with major Canadian talent including Jann Arden, Freddie Hubbard, Don Thompson and Oliver Jones.

This combination of talent and experience guarantees a rich, rewarding musical event.


The Hit List


All the Way
Angel Eyes
As Time Goes By
Come Fly With Me
Days Of Wine and Roses
Embraceable You
Have You Met Miss Jones?
I Can’t Get Started
I Could Write A Book
I Get A Kick Out Of You
I’m Beginning To See The Light
I’m Gonna Sit Right Down….Letter
I’ve Got A Crush On You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Lady Is A Tramp
My Funny Valentine
Nancy With The Laughing Face
New York New York
Nice And Easy
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Night And Day
One For My Baby
Strangers In The Night
Someone To Watch Over Me
Summer Wind
Tender Trap
Way You Look Tonight
You Make Me Feel So Young
Buona Sera
Everybody Loves Somebody
That’s Amore
Don’t get Around Much
It Had To Be You
It’s All Right With Me
Recipe For Love
Just A Gigolo/ I Ain’t Got Nobody
Jump Jive & Wail
Oh, Marie!
Mona Lisa
Nature Boy
Straighten Up & Fly Right
Thou Swell
When I Fall In Love
Beyond The Sea
Mack The Knife
Hallelujah, I Love Her So
You Don’t Know Me
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
On The Sunny Side… Street
What A Wonderful World
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Honey Suckle Rose


Sweet Child Of Mine
Don’t Stop Believin’
Are You Gonna Be My Girl?
I’m Yours
Mr Jones
Crazy – Gnarls Barclay
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
Jessie’s Girl
Tiny Dancer
Hot Hot Hot
Livin’ On A Prayer
Jump C
Workin’ For The Weekend
Summer Of 69
Hungry Like The Wolf
Love Shack
Billie Jean
How Deep Is Your Love
Life Is A Highway

R and B

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
I Can’t Help Myself
My Girl
I Feel Good
Soul Man


Drift Away
Born To Be Wild
Heartache Tonight
Saturday Night’s Alright
What I Like About You
Brown Eyed Girl
Wild Night
Pretty Woman
Brown Sugar
Honkey Tonk Women
Hurts So Good
Sweet Caroline
You May Be Right
Heart Of Gold
Stuck In The Middle w/You


Devil/W/Blue Dress/ Good Golly
Summertime Blues
All Shook Up
Great Balls of Fire
Jailhouse Rock


Drive My Car
She Loves You
Lady Madonna
Can’t Buy Me Love
Day Tripper


Stayin Alive
Thats The Way I Like It
Kung Fu Fighting
Disco Inferno
You Sexy Thing
Does Your Mother Know
Play That Funky Music

Beach Boys

California Girls
Little Duece Coupe
Help Me Rhonda
Fun Fun Fun
Surfin USA