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 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 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 [...]
May 7th, 2012
Everybody has to watch their bottom line when planning a corporate event especially when you have to justify all expenses to a commitee, Boss or CFO. The mistake many Corporate event planners make is confusing cost with value.
Let’s say you need a Jazz Trio for 3 hours.
Music Company “A” charges $1,275 for 3 hours.
Music Company “B” charges $975 [...]
April 3rd, 2012
The most important word for successful corporate event music?
While there are many Chicago Music Companies, what makes the best ones different is their level of professionalism. Any vendor you hire will be a direct reflection on you. It’s important that each of your vendors understand that. Don’t take the chance working with lower quality music companies.