Crystal Image Band

Jackson, CA

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About this pro

How does your service stand out?

Three or Four piece live music band that sounds much bigger and can be augmented depending on the budget of the venue. Professional, family oriented variety band that plays classic rock, blues, country, oldies, ballroom, line dance, soft dinner music, originals and much more. Perfect for themed events or events requiring live music for a variety of ages and musical tastes. Our specialty is retirement communities like Del Webb, Trilogy, Carlton Senior Living, yacht clubs, country golf clubs, corporate restaurants.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

The audience! They're fantastic. We love all the dancers. Especially line dancers and ballroom dancers. We also do soft dinner shows where the accent is on musical ambience.


Jackson, CA 95642

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6 Reviews
  • Virginia M. Jul 25, 2015
    I am the band chairperson of Stockton Singles Inc.I hire the Crystal Image band every 3rd Friday of each month and we enjoy their music. Our club has the most people present than any other Fridays of the month. Many times we have 100 or more quests and dancers or just plain listening to their music.
    John C. Oct 4, 2015

    Thank you Virginia!

  • JOE B. Jul 23, 2015
    John C. Oct 4, 2015

    Thank you Joe.

  • Moelli D. Jul 20, 2015
    Crystal Image - that says it all. I have experienced the Band multiple times. They are great musicians but not that alone. They can feel what the guests like. They are masters on their instruments and also have great voices. You can feel with John that his mentor was Willie Nelson. It is no problem for them to get the people dancing and staying entertained a full evening. We enjoyed them at our Stammtisch El Dorado, at the Muenster Ranch in Ione twice, at my husband's birthday party and it is crazy to say - but I cannot wait for my next big birthday to get them again. But we are a large group - so the chances are big. We wish them the best. Moelli de Boer, Camino CA
    John C. Jul 20, 2015

    Thank you Moelli. That is so sweet of you and very much appreciated. hugs, John, Jerry, Mikey

  • Wendy T. Jul 20, 2015
    Crystal Image plays for us on a regular basis and they never let us down....They have a great playlist and their music is great to dance to and also if you are just in the mood and singing is fantastic, John on keyboard and singing is awesome their drummer is excellent. I would highly recommend them
    John C. Jul 20, 2015

    Thank you Wendy. We love you all. hugs from John & the CI gang

  • Juergen M. Jul 20, 2015
    John has played for us multiple times at private and club parties. Friend's liked him and booked him after for there own party. He likes what he is doing and engages with the kraut.
    John C. Jul 20, 2015

    Thank you Juergen. Your birthday party was awesome! We love you all! John

  • Jim W. Jul 15, 2012
    Had the pleasure of seeing the band this afternoon at Moore's Riverboat. Hadn't seen them in 40 years. Still great music and quality people. Hope to see them again soon. Jim
    John C. Jul 16, 2012

    Thank you Jim! It was great to see you again! John


What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Communicate.... gather specific date, time and needs of the customer, audience and venue. Contract, booking date and venue.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Experience: years of performing music live, recording, marketing, publishing and production.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
Price varies with the distance traveled and the size of the band. $350 to $1500 per event.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I've been playing since age 11 and touring, performing and recording since age 16. I was privileged to work with some of the best performers and agents and producers in the business. They kept teaching and I kept learning.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Classic rock and roll dances and shows Classic Country dances and shows Classic Blues dances and shows Oldies dances and shows ballroom dances, cha cha, rhumba, waltz, swing, line dance, oldies. hippie party show-costumes, lighting, live hippie music
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Every booking (project) is equally important to us.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Visit our official website and check out our live videos, bios, song list, testimonials and show schedule. We are able to please a variety of ages and musical tastes.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
We arrive 1 hour and 30 minutes prior to performance to set up, sound check and more. When you consider time and gas traveling to shows, set up, performance, tear down and travel home, a good, professional live band is a bargain.