2014 marks the sixth year for the musical partnership of Tony Rustici & Scotty Yates
This collaboration offers a brand of entertainment that pleases and energizes audiences in every venue the two perform. A wealth of musical knowledge and experience offers virtually every opportunity to provide what the listener wants. They successfully trigger memories through the selections that are played and encourage and engage the crowd to join in on a musical ride that never fails to satisfy.
Scotty Yates – a very familiar face in the Kansas City Music Scene, recipient of the “International Jazz Hall Of Fame” Entertainers Of The Year Award 1984 and recently inducted into the 2011 “”Kansas Music Hall Of Fame” with Kansas City’s legendary RIVERROCK. Scotty performs with many Local, Regional & International Artists. The resume includes; Riverrock, Jerry Presley Show w/ The Jordanaires, Jerry Presley Show w/ The Stamps Quartet, Ray Hildebrand (Hey Hey Paula), Alton Lott (2013 Rockabilly Hall Of Fame Inductee) Guitarist Tyler Chiarelli (Florida Georgia Line) Mango Yango & More
Tony Rustici – One thing that is consistent when performing in front of audiences from 100 to 20,000. Tony entertains each person as if they were the only one in the room. Sharing the stage with such legendary acts as Rare Earth and contemporary artists like Lee Brice and Dierks Bentley, Tony is at home in every type of venue and it shows. Bringing a true love of performing and sharing his brand of vocal & piano artistry has created a legacy for him in the music scene of Kansas City. Tony continues to evolve and inspire crowds with every performance.
“Fields Of Gold”…Instrumental arrangement of a great song by International Superstar “Sting”
Features Scotty’s Performance on Nylon String Guitar
“Another Day In Paradise”…Instrumental arrangement of the Grammy Award Winning Song by Phil Collins
Features Scotty on Nylon String Guitar
“Playing For Time”…Smooth Jazz composition by Award Winning group “Acoustic Alchemy”
Features Scotty in a signature performance of Smooth Jazz Classic
“What You Won’t Do For Love”…Bobby Caldwell’s “Blue Eyed Soul” classic
Features Tony smooth approach on lead vocal
“Domino”…Van Morison’s all time highest charting song in his catalog of “hits”
Features Tony on lead vocals
“Get Back”…#1 single by the Beatles in 1970
Features Tony on lead vocals & keyboards & Scotty on electric guitar
“Hey Soul Sister”…”Train” created this powerful song
“Itunes” best selling, most downloaded song in 2010
Features Tony on a spirited vocal performance
“Another Saturday Night”…Sam Cooke’s 1963 hit. Yes, one of our favorite artists
Features Tony on lead vocal & a good story
“It’s Too Late To Turn Back Now”…1970’s Soul Group
“Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose” This song is always part of our “Trivia Contest”
Features Tony on lead vocal…again!
Recorded at SoundWorks Recording Studio
Blue Springs, Missouri
This playlist is an exact representation of the performances you can expect from “Mango Yango”
AKA: Scotty & Tony
A Few Questions Mango Yango gets:
• How Much does it cost to book a performance with
This can only be answered after a few details are worked out. Some factors to consider are:
1. Type of event: Private Party? Corporate Event? Concert/Show? Pool Party? etc.
2. Event Date: Weekday? Weekend? Holiday?
3. Event Hours: 1 hr, 2hrs, 3hrs?
4. Event Location: Kansas City Area or out of town?
5. Attendance at Event: determines the amount of “production” required: PA System, Lighting etc.
With “Special Events”, Birthday’s, Wedding Reception’s etc Mango Yango can offer “Special Event Songs” Typically two special songs can be performed with advance notice. Additional songs may require a small fee.
Every event will get the same attention to detail, the goal is always to have a successful event.
• Is there a deposit required?
Scotty & Tony are full time professional musicians and Special Event, Private Function dates can only be confirmed with a deposit to hold the date on the very busy calendar
• How can two performers sound like a band?
Scotty has created “sequences” (backing instruments) and with
Tony & Scotty’s live vocal performances and live keyboards & guitar performances, you, as the audience will have the full experience of the songs you know & love!
• Does “Mango Yango” only play small venues?
Scotty & Tony can play any event. The list of successful performances include venues at Restaurants, “Bike Nights” Outdoor Amphitheaters. Pool Parties, Wedding Receptions, Concerts (for 1000 people) Private Parties, Charity Events, Fund Raisers etc.
• Can “Mango Yango” perform as a full band with live drums, Bass, Horns etc.
Yes, Scotty & Tony regularly play with many professional musicians. Any configuration of entertainers can be added.
Additional Male Singers & Female Singers, Drums, Bass, Horn Sections, Percussionists etc.
Mango Yango has a large & diverse library of Grammy Award Winning Songs!
400+ Songs, this is a sample list of Classic Rock Songs:
• 3AM – Matchbox 20
• All Summer Long – Kid Rock
• Bad Moon Rising – Credence Clearwater Revival
• Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something
• Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
• Can’t Get Enough – Bad Company
• Daydream (What A Day) – Lovin’ Spoonful
• Do It Again – Steely Dan
• Domino – Van Morrison
• Escape (Pina Colada) – Rupert Holmes
• Get Back – Beatles
• Heart Of Rock & Roll – Huey Lewis & The News
• How Long – Ace
• Hurt So Good – John Mellencamp
• Lay Down Sally – Eric Clapton
• Little Sister – Elvis
• Maggie May – Rod Stewart
• Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffett
• On & On – Rupert Holmes
• Somebody’s Baby – Jackson Browne
• Stuck In The Middle – Steelers Wheel
• Sweet Home Chicago – Muddy Waters
• Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
• Vehicle – Ides Of March
• Volcano – Jimmy Buffett
• Walk Of Life – Dire Straits
• Wild Nights – Van Morrison
400+ Songs, this is a sample list of our Dance Songs:
• Ain’t Too Proud To Beg – The Temptations
• All Night Long – Lionel Richie
• Boogie On Reggae Woman – Stevie Wonder
• Brick House – The Commodors
• Get Down On It – Kool & The Gang
• It’s Too Late To Turn back – Cornelius Bros. & Sister Rose
• KC & The Sunshine Band Medley
• Let’s Groove Tonight – Earth Wind & Fire
• Love Train – The O’ Jays
• Low Rider – War
• Man Eater – Hall & Oats
• Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
• September – Earth Wind & Fire
• Smooth – Santana
• Superstition – Stevie Wonder
400+ Songs, this is a sample list of our Country Rock Songs:
• Mercury Blues – Alan Jackson
• All My Ex’s Live In Texas – George Strait
• Boot Scootin’ Boogie – Brooks & Dunn
• Fast As – Dwight Yokum
• Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
• Neon Moon – Brooks & Dunn
400+ Songs, this is a sample list of our 50’s & 60’s Songs:
• Another Saturday Night – Sam Cooke
• Crystal Blue Persuasion – Tommy James
• Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying – Gerry & The Pacemakers
• Kansas City – Wilbert Harrison
• Labamba – Richie Vallens
• Memphis – Chuck Berry
• Twistin’ The Night Away – Sam Cooke
• Ferry Cross The Mercy – Gerry & The Pacemakers
• Sleep Walk – Santo & Johnny
• Cupid – Sam Cooke
• Spooky – Classics IV
• Stand By Me – Ben E. King
• Then U Can Tell Me Goodbye – The Casinos
The following is a sample list of venues Scotty & Tony have successfully performed at:
Terribles Frontier Casino – St Joseph, Mo.
Frontier Steak House – Kansas City, Ks.
The Palace – Concordia, Mo.
Mary Ann’s Trattoria – Kansas City, Mo.
J. Murphy’s Irish Pub – Shawnee, Ks.
High Noon Saloon – Leavenworth, Ks.
National Piano Tuners Convention Kansas City, Mo.
Lyric For Life Organization – Kansas City, Mo.
Argosy Casino – Riverside, Mo.
Chaz@Raphael Hotel – Kansas City, Mo.
Raintree Lake – Lees Summit, Mo.
Isle Of Capri Casino – Kansas City, Mo.
Horny Toad – Lake Ozark, Mo.
Jeramiah Bullfrogs – Topeka, Ks.
Gridiron Lounge – Blue Springs, Mo.
Sheridan’s – Lees Summit Mo.
Kansas City Firefighters Union – Kansas City, Mo.
Steak Knife Restaurant – Smithville, Mo.
Brass Rail Grill – Kansas City Mo.
Fountains@Greenbrier – Independence, Mo.
Backfire Grill @The Legends – Kansas City, Ks.
Woodsweather Cafe – Kansas City, Mo
Peoples Bank – Overland Park Ks.
Brewer’s Bar & Grill – Blue Springs, Mo
Tapawingo Club House – Lake Tapawingo, Mo
Station Casino – Kansas City, Mo
T-Bones Grill – Lake Lotawana, Mo
Gladstone Chamber Of Commerce – Gladstone, Mo