Tuesday, December 29, 2009
The Guests Danced Before They Sat Down For Dinner!
I recently had a terrific time collaborating on a first dance with a dance instructor and a lovely couple whose wedding took place in late December in Arizona. There wasn’t a lot of time for dance lessons, but when the dancers are fast learners it makes things easier. We texted, e-mailed, sent carrier pidgeons back and forth and I timed the timed the sequence with the dance instructor over the phone, merging two distinct tempos.
Some weddings have a life of their own; this one was on fire! The bride and groom joined guests on the dance floor were on the dance floor seconds after they were announced — to the stirring strains of the Air Force Theme Song — dancing to “Cheek To Cheek” long before it was time for their official first dance.
Now THAT’s a wedding!
And it never slowed down from there.
Filled with heart and soul, lots of personality and and love, the lovely winter wedding was a thriller that united two very special families on an amazing night in a ballroom envisioned and designed by the father of the bride.
“We could actually DANCE to your music,” was a… Read the full story »
Friday, December 18, 2009
We never play anything the same way once!
That’s a joke, ok?
But being something of an “original,” the standards we play are not at all in the “cover band” category.
To us, happiness is no longer having to apologize for not being a “Top 40” band. Evidently,… Read the full story »
Monday, December 14, 2009
We’re saving the planet, one Cole Porter tune at a time…..
Everybody loves glamorous modern vintage retro Old Hollywood music.
For weddings, parties and events there is nothing more engaging, romantic, fun and exciting that the music of the mid-Twentieth Century. Liike the furniture, clothing and movies… Read the full story »