Collector's Item Band


Dance, Motown, Funk, R&B, Smooth Jazz, Standards,& Adult Contemporary, Music! From Sinatra to Marvin Gaye with a wide variety of songs from the 50's through today's hits. Collector's Item performs from a 2 - piece duo to a 7- piece dance band playing the music that makes your function a success. All of the band members have been performing as a band for over 10 years and bring a level of professionalism that keeps the audience moving.

The C. I. Band has performed with or opened for The Texas Jazz and Blues Cruise, Roy Ayers, The Blue Notes, The Drifters, Jimmy Smith, Gene Chandler, Norman Brown, The Dellphonics, Lionel Hampton, Conrad Johnson, George Clinton and many others. We are available for weddings, clubs, charity functions, banquets, and almost any other occasion.

The band is self contained (stage lights, sound system, and break music if requested) providing everything you need to make your function a hit. Collector's Item has a song list to satisfy audiences of all ages. A tight rhythm section, swinging saxophones, and hard driving vocals are what makes the group a southwest favorite!.

Lloyd Evans Hughes - The Leader of Collector's Item Band and owner of Power House Studios, Lloyd is a Music Educator, Voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (The Grammies), The Houston Professional Musicians Union, BMI Music Writer & Publisher and is currently working on a Solo CD project to be finished in late 2005 and entitled "Special".

 R & B and Dance
Ain’t Nobody (Chaka Khan)
Ain’t No Stopping Us Now (Mc Fadden & Whitehead)
Ain’t It Good To Know
All My Life
All I Do (Stevie Wonder)
Back In Love Again (LTD)
Kiss (Prince)
1999 (Prince)
Controversy (Prince)
When Doves Cry (Prince)
Bad Boy (Luther Vandross)
Best Of My Love (The Emotions)
Boogie Oogie Oogie (A Taste Of Honey)
Brown Sugar (DeAngelo)
Cornbread (Zydeco)
Dock Of The Bay (Otis Redding)
Don’t You Want To Shake It With Me
Down Low (Brian McKnight)
Fire (Ohio Players)
Games (Chuckie Booker)
Get Up, Got The Feeling (James Brown)
Got To Give The People (The O Jay’s)
House Call
I Want Her (Marvin Gaye)
I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)
I Love Music (The O Jay’s)
I Shot The Sheriff (Bob Marley)
I’ll Be Around (The Spinners)
I’ll Take You There (The Staple Singers)
I’m Every Woman (Chaka Khan)
Inseparable (N. Cole)
Let's Stay Together (Al Green)
Love And Happiness(Al Green)
Making Me High (Toni Braxton)
Money (The O Jays)
Moving On Up (Curtis Mayfield)
No Diggity (Black Street)
The Way of the World (EWF)
Once You Get Started
Outstanding (The Gap Band)
Party Train (The Gap Band)
Ring My Bell (Anita Ward)
Skin Tight (Ohio Players)
Somebody Else’s Guy
Stand By Me (Ben E. King)
Sweet Thing Chaka Khan)
System Of Survival (EWF)
The Butt (EU)
This Weekend (Patti Labelle)
Tyrone (Erika Badu)
What You Won’t Do For Love (Bobby Cadwell)
When You Talk About Love (Patti Labell)
Where You Want Me To Put It
With You I’m Born Again
Word Up (Cameo)
This Is How We Do It (Montel Jordan)
Crazy In Love (Beoncye)
I Like the Way you Move (Outcast)
Family Affair (Mary J. Blige)
Step Step (R Kelly)
September (Earth Wind & Fire)
Let’s Groove Tonight (EWF)
You Don’t Know My Name (Alicia Keys)
Fallen (Alicia Keys)
Play That Funky Music (Wild Cherry)
Love Calls (Kem)
Sitting Up In My Room (Brandy)
I Miss You (Angie Stone)
Musicology (Prince)
Harlem Shuffle (The Rolling Stones)
The Ca Ca Slide (The Platinum Band)
A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke)
Ain’t No Way (Aretha Franklin)
Any Time Brian McKnight)
Been So Long (Anita Baker)
Closer I Get To You Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway)
Dr. Feel Good (Aretha Franklin)
Easy (Lionel Richie)
Get Here
I Believe In You And Me (Whitney Houston)
I Love You (More than you’ll ever know) (Donny Hathaway)
I Will Always Love You (Whitney Houston)
If Only You Knew (Patti Labelle)
Natural Woman (Aretha Franklin)
Neither One Of Us (Gladys Knight)
Nothing Better Than Love (Luther Vandross)
Promise (The Temptations)
Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye)
Stuck On You (Lionel Richie)
Superstar (Luther Vandross)
Unforgettable (Nat King Cole)
At Last (Etta James)
When I Fall In Love (Nat King Cole)
After Hours (Ronny Jordan)
Ain’t No Sunshine Bill Whithers)
Chicago Song (David Sanborn)
Dancing In The Sun (George Howard)
Forever In Love (Kenny G)
G. Bop (Kenny G)
Give Me The Night (George Benson)
Green Onion (Booker T & The MG’s)
I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
Isn’t She Lovely (Stevie Wonder)
Just The Two Of Us Grover Washington)
Love Will Find A Way (Lionel Richie)
Maputo (David Sanborn)
Masquerade (George Benson)
Memphis Underground (Herbie Mann)
Mercy Mercy (Cannon Ball Adderly)
Misty (Eroll garner)
Mo Better Blues (Branford Marsalis)
Mr. Magic (Grover Washington)
My Favorite Thing (Rodgers & Hammerstein)
My Funny Valentine
No Ordinary Love (Sade)
Rapture (Anita Baker)
Satin Doll (Count Basie)
Smooth Operator (Sade)
So Amazing Luther Vandross)
Songbird (Kenny G )
My, My, My (Gerald Albright)
Soulful Strut
Sweetest Taboo (Sade)
Texas Swing (Collector’s Item)
Way Back Home (The Crusaders)
Wedding Song (Kenny G)
When Your Life Was Low (Joe Sample)
Wine Light (Grover Washington)
World Is A Ghetto (Donny Hathaway )
You Are The Sunshine of My Life (Stevie Wonder )
Street Life (The Crusaders)
Baby, Baby
Brick House (Commodores)
Can’t Hurry Love (Supremes)
Chain of Fool (Aretha Franklin)
Got To Give It Up (Marvin Gaye)
I heard it Through the Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
Just My Imagination (The Temptations)
Let’s Get It On (Marvin Gaye)
Mercy Mercy Me (Marvin Gaye)
Mustang Sally (Wilson Pikett)
My Girl The (Temptations)
Proud Mary (Tina Turner )
Respect (Aretha Franklin)
Rock Steady (Aretha Franklin)
Sugar Pie Honey Bunch (The Four Tops)
Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye)
We’re A Winner (Curtis Mayfield)
What Does It Take (Jr. Walker)
What’s Going On (Marvin Gaye)
Ain’t Know Mountain High Enough
(Marvin Gaye & Tammy Terrell)
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg (Temptations)
I Second That Emotion (The Miracles)
Lovely Day (Bill Whithers)
Fly Me to The Moon (Frank Sinatra)
The Way You look Tonight (Frank Sinatra)
Come to this (Marvin Gaye)
Down Home blues (ZZ Hill)
Stepping Out (ZZ Hill)
Stormy Monday Blues
Caldonia (B.B.King)
The Thrill Is Gone (B.B.King)