The Sidewinders have been one of the New York City area's favorite event bands for over a decade. Whether you are planning a large wedding ceremony and reception, corporate event, or back yard barbecue, The Sidewinders will complement the experience perfectly. They are equally adept at keeping large rooms dancing into the wee-hours as they are providing elegant accompaniment at cocktail and dinner parties.

Specializing in Jazz, Oldies, Motown, and Rock and Roll, The Sidewinders are an extensively versatile group of musicians who will supply unforgettable entertainment, whether your event calls for solo piano or an eight-piece dance band. For samples, please visit the audio/video page, and for rates and other information, visit our Contact page.

The Sidewinders are managed by Chris Bonner, a bass player, educator, composer, arranger and band leader living in Brooklyn, NY.

Chris attended NYU Jazz Performance program where he studied with legendary musicians such as Mike Richmond, Billy Hart, and John Scofield. Graduating in 2005, he has been performing and teaching in a variety of musical settings. More information can be found at