Professor D

Professor D is a truly entertaining dance and variety band. Weighing in at eight pieces with horns, male AND female lead vocals, and one of the tightest rhythm sections in the Southwest, Professor D brings an incomparable energy to their dynamic shows. From Motown to disco, funk and R&B to current Top 40 hits, you get the best dance and party songs EVER played back to back to back! After 12 years and literally thousands of shows around Dallas/Ft. Worth and the Southwest this band has the experience and exuberance to make your event a huge success.
# Professor D is heavy on the “audience participation,” getting your friends and guests involved all night long.
# If you have 2-3 special songs that you would like the band to perform for your event, just give them 60 days notice.
# You choose the band’s attire for your event from any of the three “looks” (on the cover of this promo) or request costume changes for a more festive atmosphere.
# Professor D has opened for many popular groups including Kool & The Gang, The Gap Band, Morris Day & The Time, and KC & The Sunshine Band. Music: 50’s-today, Top 40, Classic Funk, Classic Slow Songs, Big Band, Specialty, Show Tunes, Pop Jazz Instrumentals

Song List

Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Boogie Shoes – K.C. & The Sunshine Band
Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn
Don’t Leave Me This Way – Thelma Houston
Let’s Groove Tonight – Earth Wind & Fire
Last Dance – Donna Summer
Shake Your Body – Jackson 5
Brick House – The Commodores
Get Down On It – Kool & the Gang
Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Bad Mamma Jamma – Carl Carlton
Ladies’ Night – Kool & The Gang
Singasong – Earth Wind and Fire
Lady Marmelade – Various Artists
Working Day & Night – Michael Jackson
Lowrider – WAR
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
Turn The Beat Around – Gloria Estefan
Celebration – Kool & the Gang
Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love – Barry White
Boogie Oogie Oogie – Taste of Honey
Best of My Love – The Emotions
Glamorous Life – Sheila E.
Bad Girls – Donna Summer
Get Down Tonight – K.C. & the Sunshine Band
Take Your Time (Do It Right) – SOS Band
Shake Your Groove Thing – Peaches & Herb
Shake Your Booty – K.C. & the Sunshine Band
Kiss – Prince
Who’s That Lady – The Isley Brothers
You’re My First, My Last, My Everything – Barry White
Back In Love Again – LTD
Good Times – Chic
Carwash – Rose Royce
Pick Up the Pieces – Average White Band
LeFreak – Chic
Groove Is In The Heart – Dee-Lite
Electric Slide – Grandmaster Slice
Got To Give It Up – Marvin Gaye
Cut the Cake – AWB
Jessie’s Girl – Rick Springfield
Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar
I Want You To Want Me – Cheap Trick
Centerfold – J. Geils Band

“90s and Beyond” Top 40
(Updated monthly)
Hey Ya – Outkast
Low – Flo-Rida
Crazy in Love – Beyonce Knowles
Don’t Cha – Pussycat Dolls
Gold Digger – Kanye West
Goodies – Ciara
Ms New Booty – Bubba Sparx
Yeah – Usher
Let’s Get It Started – Black Eyed Peas
Stand Up – Ludacris
Tipsy – J-Kwon
I Kissed a Girl – Katy Perry
Drift Away – Uncle Kracker
Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake
The Way You Move – Outkast
Humpty Dance – Digital Underground
Let Me Clear My Throat – DJ Kool
It Wasn’t Me – Shaggy
In Da Club – 50 Cent
This Is How We Do It – Montel Jordan
Family Affair – Mary J. Blige
Jump Around – House of Pain
People Everyday – Arrested Development
California Love – Tupac

You Dropped a Bomb On Me – The Gap Band
Burn Rubber On Me – The Gap Band
Word Up – Cameo
Jungle Love – The Time
The Bird – The Time
Cool – The Time

Smooth – Santana
You Shook Me All Night Long – ACDC
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
I Love Rock-n-Roll – Joan Jett
Sweet Child O’Mine – Guns-n-Roses
Back in Black – ACDC
Couldn’t Stand the Weather – Stevie Ray Vaughn

50s and 60s
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Shout – The Isley Brothers
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
My Girl – The Temptations
I Feel Good – James Brown
Get Ready – The Temptations
Ain’t Too Proud To Beg – The Temptations
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin and Tammy
Papa Was a Rolling Stone – The Temptations
Dancin’ in the Streets – Martha and the Vandellas
Keep Me Hangin’ On – Diana Ross
Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) – Various Artists

Classic Slow Songs
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
When A Man Loves A Woman – Michael Bolton
She’s Got A Way – Billy Joel
Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
Get Here – Oleta Adams
Georgia – Ray Charles
Sweetest Taboo – Sade
Purple Rain – Prince
Desperado – The Eagles

Other Classics, Big Band, Specialty, and Show Tunes
Unforgettable – Natalie Cole
What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
At Last – Etta James
The Way You Look Tonight – Tony Bennett
Girl From Ipanema – Jobim
Autumn Leaves – Various Artists
Mr. Magic – Grover Washington
It Had To Be You – Frank Sinatra
Blue Bossa – Various Artists
Georgia – Ray Charles
L-O-V-E – Natalie Cole

Traditional Jewish Medley with:
Artza Alenu
Tzena Tzena
Hava Nagila

Pop Jazz Instrumentals
Thats’ the Way (Of the World) – Earth, Wind & Fire
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
What You Won’t Do (For Love) – Bobby Caldwell
Paradise – Sade
Moondance – Van Morrison
Whip Appeal – Babyface
That’s The Way Love Goes – Norman Brown/Janet Jackson
Europa – Santana

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