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Clifford's band was professional and wicked good. Hire them, they will not let you down.
Didier played Latin Jazz and more for our fundraiser on a Friday night in Nov at our home. He was on time and professional. Our guest loved the music. One of our guest asked for his information to hire the for an event.
I'm a beginner to guitar, having played a little piano and drums before. Been working with Chris for a few weeks now and it has been a blast. He's a talented musician who is connected to the music scene. I wanted a guitar teacher who was connected to the local music scene, and so I've really enjoyed working with Chris and even going to see his band perform. I also love how Chris walks through songs and is able to write out the tabs and chords on the fly, and then on top of that show me multiple ways of playing the same song. Highly recommend.
I used to play in band as a kid, but I never explored singing very much. I wanted to try something new and was curious to know if I was any good. Ashten has started from the very beginning with me. I never knew how much went into singing before I took lessons with her. And she's been patient teaching me all of the concepts and works at my pace. I am really enjoying studying the voice and never knew how possible it is to become a better singer if you use the right tools. I'm definitely seeing and hearing very positive results.
Jeffrey is a superior piano teacher and pianist. I'm a full-time music teacher in the Bay Area, with over 25 years of experience. I'm also the founding director of a popular after-school music program, so I've hired many music teachers over the years. Jeffrey is by far my favorite! I have recommended Jeffrey to a number of my students and they have all excelled at a rapid pace under his musical guidance. Jeffrey has high standards and expectations for his students and at the same time is gentle and patient with them. He has a systematic approach to music reading, harmony, improvisation and composition which has proven to be most effective with all his students. He knows hundreds and hundreds of songs and can play in any style including classical, rock, pop, Latin and his specialty, jazz. You're musical life will be transformed in a most positive way if you have the privilege of studying with this master teacher. Highly recommended for both children and adults.
We hired Groovy Judy and her band to perform at a biker event. She was extremely professional and the band was great! They played well and their song selection was perfect. I highly recommend her.
As wedding and event planners, it is crucial to find bands that set the perfect tone for the event. Los Boleros was fabulous. For this wedding, they created an atmosphere that got the guests up from their chairs, dancing all night long. The entire process; from booking through perfmance was professional and exactly what we hoped for. I would strongly recommend working with Rudy and this band. It was a great experience all around....not to mention that the band is just AMAZING!
Ralph is a knowledgeable and patient guitar teacher. He's been willing to go the extra mile and find ways to explain music and musicianship that make sense to me.
Scott is a fantastic piano teacher. He has taught both me and my son for years. Scott has an encyclopedic knowledge of music theory, infinite patience and knows how to inspire. When we met Scott, my son Brett was contemplating quitting piano because he had a terrible experience with his prior teacher. Now Brett is an avid piano player who practices constantly and is a stand out in his school band. Brett's success is owing to Scott who has brought the joy of music to leaning the piano. Similarly, Scott has taught me to play music (at age 49) to the point that I now play in two different Rock and Roll bands a gigs throughout the Bay Area. Scott is simply a brilliant teacher and a great musician. I completely recommend Scott to Piano students of all ages, abilities and goals.
Patient, professional, and knows his stuff. What else do you want in a guitar teacher?
For anyone looking to hire a band, look no further than Retro Jukebox! We recently had Retro Jukebox play at our wedding, and many guests told us that the band was the highlight of their experience-- the minute they opened the dance floor with a James Brown number, everyone rushed to get moving and shaking! As clients, we were incredibly impressed with Retro's ability to cater the event experience to a cross-cultural audience of various backgrounds and ages. A significant percentage of our audience was Indian, and they were able to put together a program which appealed to all. We appreciated their flexibility in allowing a short 'Indian music' segment, even doing some improv and dancing along with it! Hopefully, this also inspired a few ideas for future gigs as well. :-) Additionally, my husband and I both sing, and wanted to perform a song with the band at our wedding. To accommodate our request, Retro held multiple rehearsals with us both prior to the event and day of the event. Geechi, the band's lead singer, even cut short a gig to practice the entire entrance and production before the guests arrived, which was instrumental in pulling off a seamless performance. Our guests were simply wowed by the introduction that greeted them when they walked in-- it felt like a professional show. Geechi not only delivered as an excellent vocalist, but also as an entertaining and charismatic emcee. His rendition of Billy Ocean's 'Suddenly' stood out as the finest instance of musicality in the entire evening-- my father went up to the stage and asked him to perform an encore of the entire song. Talent, professionalism, and an infectious positivity-- that is Retro Jukebox! Thank you for making our wedding so special.
Joe and J Silverheels were an awesome cover band! They tailored my wish list as requested and all four musicians had amazing talent. The energy was perfect as they engaged the audience throughout the performance. It was an intimate urban outdoor setting, they were able to adjust the sound level accordingly and brought some cool lighting to spice things up just that much more. The dance floor opened up quickly and it was a great synergy. I would not hesitate to recommend this band; especially if you want to mix in some quality jazz with a wide selection of rock and roll. Last but not least, they play a mean harmonica plus tenor and alto saxophones to boot!!
TheTimebandits are the best band around!! We have hired them for our crab feed for 13 years and plan on continuing to hire them. They have a following of their own so that helps your event to be successful too.
I took lessons with Angel for a year in 2010 in Los Angeles, He was recommended to me by a friend. I hired him to get ready for an audition for a band I wanted to be a part of, I didn’t get in but I actually ended up putting my own band together and we still going at it today. Angel advice and dedication to me as a voice student is something I will never forget and always be thankful for. You need to come back to LA, or maybe I should move to SF. ;)
Great job. Everyone loved the band and the members were so polite. I will use them again.
Professional, talented musicians. A pleasure to deal with. They get it.
The Refugees are the most authentic Tom Petty tribute band in the nation! The band was named the top tribute band in the entire SF Bay Area in 2009 on KFOX 98.5 FM.
I play steel drum and Latin guitar for events. I am professional, experienced and easy to work with. Do you need a larger band? No problem; I can do that too. I have great tunes and a long client and venue list. I have helped many event clients solve their budget and space quandaries. You can dance or listen, but the volume is low enough that you can hold a conversation.
Little Charlie's Organ Grinder Swing plays jazz, blues and Latin music for any occasion. Add a touch of class to your event with this world-renowned band. OGS has toured the world and performed thousands of gigs together as the Blues band Little Charlie and the Nightcats, one of the most respected Jump Blues bands in the business. OGS is the jazz offshoot of this very popular band, comprised of Little Charlie's phenomenal guitar, Lorenzo Farrell's greasy Hammond B-3 organ and J. Hansen's swinging drumming. You won't be disappointed by this professional band which music ranges from sophisticated quiet jazz to rocking, swinging dance tunes depending on the event's requirements.
Our services is outstanding and professional...we cater to whatever the client need...we are on time, perform on time and make sure our client have a great time with our music. Our music program cater to the type of venue..
I am a vocalist/frontman for a band! I perform live at weddings, bar mitzvahs, nightclubs, restuarants, lounges and casinos!