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Great band! Great music! Very professional! Very nice attitude!
Tim is an amazing guy! He's very professional/fun. My band and I where happy with the sound we got out of his studio.
Doc Rock-It , Rocks they play all over Southern California. I went to see them at Alpine Village a few weeks ago, and I had a fantastic time. When they sing, The Bird by Morris Day, every body hit the floor, they not only sing the song but they show you how to do the dance, it was so much fun. Like I said they Rock. If you want a great Rock and Roll band I would hire them every time.
Everyone one at my party complemented this band. I got many good reviews. They are a great value.
We hired Jon to DJ our Berkeley, CA wedding in October 2009. We also had them play jazz music on the patio during our cocktail hour. We couldn't have been happier with JSH Music! Jon is great to work with, clearly loves what he does, and is a cool guy - not obnoxious on the mike like some wedding DJs can be. He got everybody's name right (really important!) and helped the event flow really smoothly. He was also welcoming of some of our family members and friends who wanted to play a tune with the jazz band. We appreciated that flexibility. Jon created such a fun dance party (a packed dance floor the entire night) that one of my friends decided to hire him to DJ her own wedding after ours! Looking back at the pictures of the dance floor it was obvious what a great job he did - not only was the dance floor packed, all the older guests were up dancing too, including my almost 90-year old grandmother! We highly recommend hiring JSH Music for your event - you'll be glad you did!!
We had an acoustic guitarist from the band play our ceremony and an 8 piece band (the usual 6 plus 2 horns) play our wedding reception - the red letter players killed it! Malynda was very easy to work with and the band was extremely well priced compared to their competition. Everyone at the party still can't stop talking about the amazing band. Highly recommended!!
They are a fantastic totally pro band. Love them!
The Big Butter Jazz Band has a great sound, they're enjoyable to listen to and to dance to. This band also has an innate ability to change up the sound of their songs depending on what the event is and the energy of the audience. By far, this is one of the most professional bands I've worked with and the swing dance world has great respect for them. I have had the pleasure of booking them for a venue that I work with, The Lindy Loft L.A., who host some of the best swing bands around, and The Big Butter Jazz Band fits in just perfectly with the caliber of the company they keep. We look forward to having them play in 2016 and keep them in the rotation. Sincerest Regards, Tanisha Glass
Hired them for our annual holiday party last weekend. They were courteous and very professional. They actually operate like a well run business, and not just a random garage band for hire. They played well known songs, sounded wonderful (not too loud) and as the party got a little looser ;) everyone made their way on to the dance floor. We will be hiring them again next year for sure. We recommend to anyone looking for a very good sounding classic rock band.
I have known Jennifer Deirmendjian for 12 years now and worked with her musically on solo projects off and on as well as performances in bands. She plays and writes violin beautifully. I have learned so much from her musicianship in rehearsals on a professional level more than anyone I have ever worked with. She is patient, kind and disciplined. I highly recommend her teaching experience as she has been my mentor and inspired me in so many ways!
Absolutely super trio. Made my birthday party a great success. They played all types of music and took requests. They were classy yet fun and courteous to all. Very talented gentlemen. I will use them again. No doubt about it.
We hired Kerry for a birthday party for my mother-in-law. He and his group were highly professional in every way. We received many comments from guests who loved the music. I would gladly hire Kerry for our next function!
Taylor is an awesome guitar instructor. I started taking lessons 2 years ago, I had never taken any musical instrument lessons before. Now I have started playing in our church worship band and I absolutely love it. Taylor is a very encouraging instructor-always focusing on the positive but definitely has challenged me which has helped me grow as a guitar player. He does a great job of balancing my lessons with practical skills and also music theory. Taylor is very good at helping me set short and long term goals which keeps me motivated to practice. Taylor is also very mindful of our lesson time and always makes sure to teach to the last minute of our scheduled lesson(and then some). Taylor is clearly a talented musician and passionate about his craft-that passion comes through in his teaching, he teaches because he loves guitar and music and he wants others to love it too. I highly recommend him as a guitar instructor!
One of the BEST DJ's from the South Bay! He is always a professional from the minute you hire him. He works with your requests and advises what music is appropriate as the night progresses. He is the DJ I always hire for any of my events.
Awesome job!!! Very entertaining, theyre perfect for any gathering. The music performed was very positive and easy to be around. The music didnt take over the party, instead our guests stayed throughout the evening. The have great voices, their songs are fun, and and they all have cheery disposition. Once again, Great Job!!!
Dan Willard and his band are wonderful! Their music set the perfect tone for our semi-formal wedding: jazzy, classy, gorgeous. He and his group are incredibly versatile. I will use them again and again for future events of all kinds. ~Pamela Haskell
The House Arrest Band is always in demand and brings their lively mix of music to dance floors and stages across Southern California. Playing everything from classic oldies to old school funk to Latin soul and everything in between, they always brings the party wherever they perform. With its smooth vocal harmonies, funky rhythm section, and polished horn section, the band is known for putting on energetic, passionate, and memorable performances. So, whether you want to go back in time or just back to the back seat, hop in with the House Arrest Band and they will take you there! Book the most requested band in Ventura County!
The Academy is a band based out of Santa Barbara founded by Jake and Gus Detar of Detar Music. The band is comprised of some of the best studio musicians residing in the Northern Los Angeles area. The Academy does all styles of music and tailors musical sets to the clients needs. Our varied song list ranges from Jazz to Pop to Rock and even includes some original songs. The Academy's normal lineup consists of 4 vocalists (one Lead and 3 backups), guitar, bass, keyboards, brass section and drums. All of our musicians are highly trained professionals and deliver incredible performances no matter how big or small the venue. Our shows are very high energy and tight making it nearly impossible for the audience to not dance. The Academy caters to weddings, corporate events and private parties. For booking information please contact Gus Detar Current Members; Kenny Nelson (vocals), Dr. Whitney Detar (vocals), Therese Detar (vocals), Jessie Hernandez (vocals), Jake Detar (guitar/bass), Gus Detar (piano/guitar), Daniel Bagdazian (bass/guitar), Harry Swalley (trumpet), Stephen Hughes (trombone), Rusty Cummings (drums/ percussion).
An excellent dance, cover band is available for hire in the west coast. Contact Tommy Gunn. You can become a fan of the UN Band on Facebook. Go and see where the band is playing next.
We are a small group of talented young musicians playing the greatest instrumental jazz hits from back in the day. Sit back and relax while we create a classy ambience with just the right blend of swing and jazz. We will travel to you and will take care of all setup/tear-down duties as quickly as possible, as to not interfere with other parts of your event. We dress to impress and are all non-smoking individuals. From weddings to birthdays, and even just casual get-togethers, we'll make sure you and your guests enjoy yourselves and create an unforgettable experience.