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Wayne Powers

From jazz vocalist/bandleader to actor/comedian/radio talk show host, it's easy to see why Wayne Powers is often referred to as a “renaissance man”.

Powers' television career spans several decades and includes his recurring role as the Cop on Laverne & Shirley, MacKenzie Phillips' boyfriend on One Day At A Time, Murder She Wrote, several episodes of Simon And Simon, Full House, Alf, Doogie Howser, along with many others, including starring for two seasons in his own popular NBC sitcom, “13 East.”

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”The infectious charm and musical wit of 'Three Guys Named Louis'-Armstrong, Prima, and Jordan...their upbeat approach personified.” -Jazz Times

“Rooted in Fats Waller and Louis Prima ... accomplished jazz artists with swing proclivities ... fine performances!” -Cadence

”Wild Wayne Powers -He'll get your feet tappin', believe me!” -Jazz radio legend Chuck Niles, KLON

“Wayne Powers and his band, Hoi Polloi, were a knockout ... one of the BEST shows I've seen in a long time! Powers sings, mugs, scats and fairly bounces off the stage. His voice sounding a bit like Louis Prima, his zesty and loose approach was fun and the audience roared their approval

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