Sunday, January 24, 2010
Vintage music is a glamorous, stylish backdrop for sophisticated weddings and events.
Especially when it’s updated, delicious modern vintage LIVE music, played with originality and improvisational showmanship by a live band that specializes in weddings and events …and plays an enormous repertoire taht spans every style and decade of vintage music.
Because almost all music worth playing — for a great LIVE band, that is — is vintage now.
Retro, contemporary, hip and modern, vintage music transcends cultures and generations.
What exactly is vintage music?
Basically, it’s the timeless “pop” music that was written during the Twentieth Century.
Vintage styles include dixieland, ragtime, Roaring Twenties, Deco, ballroom, early and big band swing, mid-century moderne, Sinatra Rat Pack, rock & roll, doo-wop, Motown, R&B, classic country and the Golden Age of Hollywood, including Old Hollywood and “contemporary” Hollywood. Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, James Bond, Cole Porter, Broadway and the Beach Boys. The Eagles, Aretha Franklin, Nat King Cole…it’s all in there. And much, much more…..
It’s music you can REALLY dance to. Words and feelings you can understand.
I love it when people gather around the stage and call out requests.
Even people who don’t speak English know the words to “Fly Me To The Moon.”… Read the full story »
Friday, January 8, 2010
At the high end of sophistication, nobody wants to have their conversation drowned out by a band that thinks it’s the main event…at a rock concert! Live wedding entertainment should mean a live band…too often anymore, the term is being used to connote that somebody… Read the full story »