Thursday, September 23, 2010
From soul and funk to Motown, jazz, swing, rock & roll and big band sounds, there’s nothing like live music. Live music is a magical thing.
It’s best played with feeling.
If you’re hiring a live band for a wedding or special event, you may want to keep in mind that live bands really are different from DJ’s. DJ’s can push buttons, and they can keep a big stream of loud, wild music going on for hours. Your guests will probably leave, of course.
If you’ve hired a really great band, let them be a great band!
Don’t run over to the bandstand while they’re playing dinner music and scream “hit it” the second the busboys start clearing the entree plates.
Let them read the room, manage the flow and pacing of keeping your guests alert, happy and having a good time.
Do, by all means, give the band a list of songs you like.
And then allow them to use their skill and knowledge to create some magic for you.
You can always listen to a steady stream of your favorite music on an iPod. In the car. At the beach. At home.
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Thursday, September 9, 2010
Thinking of having live music for your wedding or event?
A jazz wedding, perhaps…or a vintage “Mad Men” party with Mid-Century overtones of Audrey Hepburn, Gene Kelly, James Bond and cinema noir movies…Camelot, rock & roll and 1950’s Broadway musicals?
Good for you!
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