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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]