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How To Build a Basic Corporate Event Budget

August 21st, 2012

Whether you’re new to event planning or a seasoned pro, keeping an event budget will help you stay organized and prepared for any client inquiry — and help you avoid going over budget. For a basic event, such as a seminar or dinner party, I really like Excel (any spreadsheet software will do), and list four categories [...]

Would you call a plumber for new shoes?

August 7th, 2012

If you injured your shoulder would you go to your mechanic? If you needed to get your hair done would you go to a hardware store? If you needed to have your computer fixed would you call your dentist? Then why would you consider having your uncle do the video for your wedding? This applies to ALL your wedding [...]

The Perfect Corporate Event Music

August 1st, 2012

THE JAZZ TRIO Perfect for Cocktails, Dinner and Corporate Events. Let’s find out what makes this ensemble work so well… The Perfect Ensemble Piano Bass Sax The Perfect Repertoire The purpose of the Jazz Trio is to provide background music for your cocktails, dinner or corporate event. The music includes repertoire from Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Jobim and other Jazz Standards. The [...]

Will you learn a new song ?

July 14th, 2012

We welcome your requests. Jeff Sanders is our music director and arranger. Just give us the sing titles as soon as you know them, and we’ll have them ready for your Chicago Wedding. Not all Chicago wedding bands want to learn new songs, they’d rather just play the same stuff every week over and over again. This is [...]

What are your payment terms?

July 7th, 2012

To reserve our music company for your date, we require a 20% security deposit along with the signed contract. This deposit is non-refundable, but is transferable if your date is cancelled or postponed. The remaining balance for weddings, anniversaries or private parties is due one week prior to the date of your celebration. Overtime will be due [...]

How do we select the songs?

June 24th, 2012

Once you are contracted, I will email you our current song list. Over the next several months prior to your event, you simply highlight songs you really like and cross out songs you really don’t like. If there are additional songs not found on our list, we can have those songs arranged for you free of charge. [...]

Do you perform outside Chicago?

June 17th, 2012

Yes we have performed for events throughout the U.S. We have a travel agent we work with who can provide the exact costs involved in bringing us out for your event. Depending on your schedule, we usually prefer to have the musicians arrive the day before your event. David will schedule a meeting at the venue with [...]

Are there any additional expenses not listed?

June 10th, 2012

There are a few additional expenses not found on our pricing packet: Parking- The client is required to cover all parking expenses for musicians and sound personnel. This only applies to events in downtown Chicago. Meals – We only require meals for musicians performing 3 hours or longer. Staff meals are far less expensive than the meals [...]

How to hold a Microphone for toasts…

June 3rd, 2012

For the microphone to pick up a clear and undistorted sound it must be held about one to three centimeters from your mouth. Hold the mic at a constant distance so the volume of your voice doesn’t keep changing. Try to keep the mic steady and don’t let it wave about. Do not press the microphone [...]

When is my Final Payment due?

May 21st, 2012

The final Balance is due during the week of your wedding. We accept Checks, MasterCard and Visa. There will be a 3% fee for using a credit card.  If you’d like to make a payment prior to your wedding, we do accept early payments. We will give you a receipt and keep track of your payments. We [...]

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