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Clifford was super professional and played wonderful music for our party. I would hire him again in a heartbeat!
Kelly has shared his piano playing talent at the San Francisco Senior Center's monthly birthday party for the past several months. He has won the hearts of our Seniors with his knowledge of so many tunes from past to present. Kelly has a winning combination of patience, wit and charm and he would be a great addition to any event!
Didier played his magnificent guitar melodies as back ground music at our garden party. The soothing sounds that he can get out of his acoustical guitar is amazing. He played standing on an island in our Japanese garden facing the main patio area and had our guests in awe. Everyone marveled how his music made the party one never to forget! We will definetly have Didier play again at many more events at our home in the future.
Caroline's band Citizens Jazz were phenomenal! We had them play at our company event and they really blew us all away. Good mix of styles that could accommodate a quieter dinner as well as an upbeat cocktail party. The musicians were extremely talented and even played a few requests! I definitely recommend them and will definitely be hiring them again!
WE had two person team come for our daughter's Elmo themed 2nd birthday party. One was a party leader and the other was dressed up in Elmo contume. The elmo was somewhat handicap by his costume and was mostly immobile. The kids has a good time and the party leader kept then engaged with magic tricks and balloon art. In short, Elmo was average and the party leader was great. All in all we are happy with our decision to go with All Star Showgrams.
Ken and I have collaborated on providing entertainment for numerous corporate events, fundraisers, and private parties for over 25 years. He is a first class, honest businessman who I would highly recommend to anyone seeking assistance.
Jessica was great! Responded quickly, showed up early and did a great job for our 90s party. Love that she showed up in costume also! Played great music and the party was a huge success! Thanks for a great night! Look forward to the next time!
I hired the Groovy Judy Band for my wedding and was thoroughly impressed by their professionalism, musicianship and choice of songs. They really kept the pace going and everyone - Millennials through Boomers - were dancing and had a great time. I highly recommend Groovy Judy for any event. :-)
Rob Bennion's band, Gold Standard, recently performed at our daughters wedding. They were incredible! I was hoping they would live up to their promotional videos but they were even better!! Every moment of their performance from the cocktail hour, to background music during the program, to the dance portion of the evening lived up to, and surpassed every expectation we had. Rob was also very easy to work with. He answered every email quickly and worked closely with our wedding planner to make sure the evening was the memorable event we wanted it to be. I would highly recommend Rob and Gold Standard for any event you might be planning. You won't be dissapointed!
Seth is a terrific teacher for both adults and children. Both of my children learn from Seth, one in a personal setting and the other in a band setting and both are thriving and loving playing their instruments. I am taking an adult rock band workshop under Seth's tutelage, and I've never had more fun playing music in my entire life. I look forward to each week's jam session.
Andrew and his colleagues played a day concert as entertainment for a party. The sound was terrific and added world class ambience and energy to the event. Andrew himself was great to work with - kind, flexible, professional. Highly recommended to bring your event to life. Thank you Andrew!
Linzy was great for our holiday party. She arrived on time, was super friendly with all the guests, and kept the music (and party) going. She really made our event special.
A skilled and multi-talented musician, composer, and arranger, Jeffery has collaborated with me on a number of projects including notating some of my own pieces. I was extremely happy with the quality of his work. Additionally, he was the band leader and composer-in-residence for San Franciscos beloved Pickle Family Circus and consistently wrote music of great charm and invention. Highly recommended.
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.
Laura has a beautiful, clear singing voice, wonderful musicianship, and all the professionalism I could possibly have asked for. Laura tapped a contra-dance-calling and fiddle-playing friend of hers named Erik, and together they played an upbeat bluegrass line-up for my daughter's farm-themed birthday party at a tractor museum. The best part was the contra dancing, which Erik taught the participants in an easy-to-follow and friendly manner. Everyone got the hang of it and had an absolutely splendid time. Thank you so much, Laura and Erik, for making this event exactly the kind of birthday I'd hoped for my daughter. I really appreciate it.
DJ Swell is amazing for all events. We just recently had him at an 8th grade party and he was great! Would definitely use him again!
Natalie has been fantastic to work with! Her instruction through exercises, general tips/suggestions, and specific ideas when working on a particular song has all been stellar and on point throughout my work with her. I feel like I have improved dramatically over the course of our lessons, and my band members have made several comments about my improvement as well. She has an uncanny knack for knowing what I am doing with my breath, diaphragm, throat, mouth, etc., and being able to suggest just the right adjustments to make things sound better and more comfortable to sing. Natalie is a wonderful person, too, very encouraging, supportive, and respectful. I highly, highly recommend her!!
Working with Juju Music Edition was so wonderful. He played our tenant holiday party and was perfect for the setting. He was very responsive and easy to submit payment to. We will 100% look for a chance to hire him again in the future!
Mike's band is fantastic! From start to finish, I felt I was in good hands. Mike and his band did jazz music at the brunch reception for my wedding. All the musicians are highly experienced and professional. Their music was a true highlight, setting an upbeat, jazzy ambiance for all of the guests (including myself!). They accommodated my music requests, were responsive on messages beforehand, offered a great price, and were a pleasure to work. Thank you very much to Mike and his band for making my wedding reception so special!
This is the best band in Solano County. They can play any style of music and really get the crowd involved in their performance. You cannot go wrong with this band!
Professional, talented musicians. A pleasure to deal with. They get it.