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The difference and why it matters to you!

COMPLETE MUSIC COMPANY

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Why It Matters
Full-time incorporated company with two super organized assistants, experienced ceremony department, accurate financial department, creative music director, professional sound department and three enthusiastic interns. Always accessible!Have only one or two people to help you with general questions who will try to get back to you when they can.Have only one or two people to help you with general questions who will try to get back to you when they can.

HUGE VERSATILE SONG LIST

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You’ll be able choose from a music library with over 3,000 songs. Our music arranger, Anthony Bruno, can create music for any of your requests. You’ll get a great Chicago Wedding band that’s incredibly versatile and happy to learn new songs even if we’ll never play them again. If you love it, we love it.Tend to want to focus on what’s hot that particular week on the radio. They play the same 20 songs every weekend regardless of your age, background, number of guests or your personal preferences. They don’t want to adjust to the needs of your dance floor. They play what they already know and would rather not learn more than a few new songs.You and your guests will hear a wide variety of styles from Classic Sinatra to The Hottest Top 40 to keep ALL of your guests dancing. Our vocalists take your Play and Do Not Play lists as well as list of special requests and choose the next song to play based on your preferences and how your crowd is reacting at your wedding.

SEPARATE DEDICATED EMCEE

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Even though David is an accomplished bass player, his ONLY job for your wedding is to be your Emcee. He can work directly with you and all your vendors while the band is playing from anywhere in the room.Bandleader is busy playing guitar, piano, drums or singing and will not be available if you or your vendors have any questions or changes. The music will suffer if they need to answer questions and can’t leave the stageDavid is available to help you and your vendors throughout your entire wedding. This is crucial for the timing of the food service, toasts and introductions. You get to relax, while David takes care of everything for you.

RECENT HIGH QUALITY REVIEWS

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Couples like you have posted over 400 Five Star Reviews. We show you the specific date as well as the first and last name of who wrote it. You’re invited to watch dozens of video testimonials from brides, grooms and parents just moments after the wedding ended.Show random short reviews without any dates or specific names. IF they include a date, they are usually from a few years ago and show their first names, Bob and Julie. If they have video testimonials, they are likely from 6 months after their wedding and filmed in their living room.It’s important to be able to see recent reviews instead of reviews that could have been written at any time. You want to know what clients are saying about the band recently, not a random wedding from six years ago. Video testimonials capture the emotion and enthusiasm at the actual event. Having consistent and recent reviews shows the quality of the work.

SEPARATE CEREMONY MUSIC DEPARTMENT

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You’ll get a complete and separate Ceremony Music Department composed of talented classically trained musicians.Use the same musicians for both. Will need to leave your ceremony early, carry their instruments through cocktail hour and set up for cocktails while your guests wait for them to start.The Ceremony musicians will continue to play until the guests have all left your ceremony room. The jazz trio will already be set up in your cocktail area. They will start playing as soon as the guests arrive.

WE LOVE LEARNING YOUR SPECIAL REQUESTS

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You can give us all your Special Requests. The more creative, the better. We are very versatile. Even if you request a song we know we’ll never play again, we’re happy to learn it for you.Allow you to request a few songs, then will charge you if you request too many.If you have special songs you would like to hear, you’ll have our enthusiastic band that’s happy to learn and play them free of charge. If it’s meaningful to you, it’s meaningful to us. What are your favorite dance songs?

THE REAL VALUE

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Get everything you need and want for your wedding band and so much more. Brides and grooms tell us all the time we were the best investment they made for their wedding. Special discounts are available for Friday, Sunday, Jan-April and Military Weddings.Many bands offer discounts and make being the cheapest priced band one of their biggest features. If a band does an average or poor job for you, did you really “save” money? Can you tell your guests afterwards how much cheaper the band was?Your wedding will have a packed dance floor, an organized schedule, and meaningful touches. Truly an outstanding value for your wedding!

NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EXPERTS

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David Hosts the #1 Wedding Show on Blog Talk Radio which is now a Podcast on iTunes Wedding 101 with over 90,000 listeners. He has written hundreds of wedding articles. He is a recognized authority on wedding music. David has been a guest speaker for WeddingWire as well as numerous wedding organizations in Chicago and nationally.Offer a few random blog articles about themselves and wedding bands, not about helping you have a better wedding.Listen to David interview with many of the top wedding professionals in the nation on a wide variety of aspects of planning, photographers, venues and even Ice sculptures. Lots of insightful information to help you to get an amazing wedding.

MEANINGFUL PERSONAL TOUCHES

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We spend time learning about you. What do you love to do together? Where did you go to school? Tell us about your families. How did you meet? Then we create a one-of-a-kind gift with meaningful touches your guests will sign.They define personal touches as playing a few special songs and adjusting the schedule. You might get a mass produced pen with their logo and contact info. You’re a contract number, username and date on their calendar.You’ll get a special gift created just for you based on what makes you special and unique. Since all your guests sign it at your wedding, it will be truly priceless. For example, Tim and Jessica said they met at O’Hare Baggage Claim, so we gave them a gold suitcase which all their guests signed. They and their guests were absolutely thrilled!

CEREMONY MUSIC HELP

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Provide you with access to our DRM Ceremony Music Planning Guide and access to our Incredible Violinist and Ceremony Music Director, Alex Koffman.Suggest a dozen or so ceremony song titles for you to research on Google and random websites for what they sound like. No Ceremony music consultant is available for you. Usually are the same musicians who play for your reception.Gives you a step-by-step approach to choosing all your ceremony music. Listen to 60 MP3 recordings organized by sections of your ceremony. We’ll even help you write your program. We make selecting your ceremony music a pleasure!

INTERACT WITH THE GUESTS

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Provide you perfect sound with our remote-control sound system, which will be set up 3 hours before your guests will arrive. The sound will be adjusted based on what your guests are hearing. Lighting for the band is included.Their soundman goes to the back of the room, walks back to the soundboard next to the band and makes adjustments based on what they think/remember that needs to be adjusted.Your sound will be controlled on an iPad from the back of the room where your guests are dancing to make sure it’s perfect for everyone. It will be adjusted throughout the night.

STATE OF THE ART SOUND

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Since our band includes Wireless, our horns and vocalists are free to directly interact with you and your guests on your dance floor. The band feeds off the energy of your guests and vice versa.Use corded mics which keep the singers and band members on stage.Allows our musicians to interact directly with you and your guests on the dance floor.