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A Starry Night Music

Manhattan , NY
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ABOUT US

Joy, fun, laughter, love, friendship, festivity...you will remember your wedding forever.

We play pure music without any gimmicks. Great music should be the inspiration.
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Joy, fun, laughter, love, friendship, festivity...you will remember your wedding forever.

We play pure music without any gimmicks. Great music should be the inspiration.

We are a boutique company designed for the discerning couple who realize that the music is one of the most important ingredients to a successful wedding. Each wedding is a designer event. Our events are never formulaic. We think of each wedding as a blank canvas on which to create a new and extraordinary moment. Our signature style is to never repeat the same wedding.

We help you to melt away the stress of your wedding planning. This is the fun part of your preparation. Especially on your wedding day, we quietly take care of everything behind the scenes so your reception is flawless. This is the day to let everyone take care of you.

Each of our clients work directly from the beginning with their personal DJ of their choice.

Our Disc Jockeys maintain complete and absolute respect for your musical tastes. The individually tailored song lists always distinctly reflect our client's tastes in music and ambience.

Our attention to detail and adeptness at reading the dancing crowd moment by moment keeps the dance floor rocking and flowing with energy.

New York is ultimately the most cosmopolitan city. All of our DJs and musicians are vastly world traveled. We play destination weddings and events from The Hamptons to Palm Beach, Miami, Turks and Caicos, and Buenos Aires, to name a few. All of our artists tour internationally. We always know what music is playing from South Beach to Rio and Paris.

We are discreet and tasteful on the microphone for any announcements you choose, or none at all if you prefer -- because music has its own voice.

Our private events are sophisticated, cliché-free, and great fun.

At the end of the day what people remember most about their events is the music— Read less
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INFO FOR DJ

What music genres do you specialize in?
Country, Electronic, Hip Hop, International, Jazz, Oldies, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Top 40
What services do you offer?
Bilingual MC, Consultation, Do-Not-Play List, Liability Insurance, MC, One Event/Day
What additional equipment do you offer?
Microphones, Sound/PA System, Uplighting

REVIEWS

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Ken
Wedding:
6/26/2016
5.0/5.0
From the first time we met Carol, we knew she was easy-going, flexible, and most importantly an experienced and passionate DJ. We chose Carol because she was willing to work with us in terms of our music choices, and our reception schedule. Throughout the whole process, Carol was communicative, willing to work with us, and didn't mind when we had some last minute changes and additions to our song choices. In terms of the music, she did splendidly! She even threw in some remixes of our song choices which we enjoyed very much, and knew exactly when to play what songs. She really can work with all the genres! In terms of the day of - she arrived on time, worked seamlessly with our Maitre'D, and I never had to worry about the schedule of my reception. She also played music for our ceremony and cocktail hour, which were both fantastic as well. Overall, if you are looking for a professional, caring, and flexible DJ, Carol is the person to go to! Thanks so much Carol!!
From the first time we met Carol, we knew she was easy-going, flexible, and most importantly an experienced and passionate Read more...
From the first time we met Carol, we knew she was easy-going, flexible, and most importantly an experienced and passionate DJ. We chose Carol because she was willing to work with us in terms of our music choices, and our reception schedule. Throughout the whole process, Carol was communicative, willing to work with us, and didn't mind when we had some last minute changes and additions to our song choices. In terms of the music, she did splendidly! She even threw in some remixes of our song choices which we enjoyed very much, and knew exactly when to play what songs. She really can work with all the genres! In terms of the day of - she arrived on time, worked seamlessly with our Maitre'D, and I never had to worry about the schedule of my reception. She also played music for our ceremony and cocktail hour, which were both fantastic as well. Overall, if you are looking for a professional, caring, and flexible DJ, Carol is the person to go to! Thanks so much Carol!! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
5/21/2016
5.0/5.0
USE HER!
We had the perfect evening of music. She facilitated every detail of our evenings personalized and complex transitions from the processional, to the varied activities on the dance floor, including the dance instructor for east coast swing, tango and most importantly, our quirky request for 70's disco, gay night club 1980s, and a dollop of contemporary. We knew she was right for us when she immediately downloaded our obscure Japanese chanteuse singing La Vie En Rose for our entry. She was reliable, professional, and experienced at following the mood of the night and fulfilling music requests during the evening. Carol really came through in making the soundtrack of our evening seamless and incredibly festive for one of the most important nights of our lives.
USE HER!
We had the perfect evening of music. She facilitated every detail of our evenings personalized and complex Read more...
USE HER!
We had the perfect evening of music. She facilitated every detail of our evenings personalized and complex transitions from the processional, to the varied activities on the dance floor, including the dance instructor for east coast swing, tango and most importantly, our quirky request for 70's disco, gay night club 1980s, and a dollop of contemporary. We knew she was right for us when she immediately downloaded our obscure Japanese chanteuse singing La Vie En Rose for our entry. She was reliable, professional, and experienced at following the mood of the night and fulfilling music requests during the evening. Carol really came through in making the soundtrack of our evening seamless and incredibly festive for one of the most important nights of our lives. Read less
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Garvin
Wedding:
5/20/2016
5.0/5.0
When we set out to find a DJ, we wanted a few basic things. Great music without the loud, overbearing, cheesy, corny antics of a lot of NJ DJ's. Believe it or not, that's hard to find. Enter A Starry Night. They immediately stood out as they billed themselves as exactly what we wanted. We contacted Carol, and she got back to us very quickly. We went through some very basic things, and were convinced that we wanted to work with them. No other DJ we spoke with offered the background and experience, knowledge of music, and pricing that A Starry NIght offered. Music, as with so many people, was very important to us for a successful wedding. Without having seen any of their sets, I was nervous about what to expect. I became more nervous once Carol let us know that she would not be DJ'ing our wedding, and neither would our second choice from her team, Maria. Carol told us Michael would be our DJ, and expressed supreme confidence in his ability to meet our needs. We had our initial conversation with Michael shortly before the wedding, and shared the tone we were hoping to hit during the wedding. Old school Motown, 80's, 90's, and current pop, closing with late 90's early 2000's hip hop and Jersey Club. Throw in a few Spanish songs, and you can see we asked him to mix in A LOT. He was amazing!!! I don't know how he did it, but he hit all areas, and blended it all seamlessly. The dance floor stayed packed, and everyone danced the night away. It was exactly what we had in mind. We're still amazed at how he was able to get it all in. We never met Carol, but will forever be thankful for her help in creating the soundtrack to our wedding (their approach to weddings is truly a niche), and to Michael for executing upon our vision. He was truly a technician with the sound, and an extremely friendly individual. I would choose them 10 times out of 10 if I had to do it again.
When we set out to find a DJ, we wanted a few basic things. Great music without the loud, overbearing, cheesy, corny Read more...
When we set out to find a DJ, we wanted a few basic things. Great music without the loud, overbearing, cheesy, corny antics of a lot of NJ DJ's. Believe it or not, that's hard to find. Enter A Starry Night. They immediately stood out as they billed themselves as exactly what we wanted. We contacted Carol, and she got back to us very quickly. We went through some very basic things, and were convinced that we wanted to work with them. No other DJ we spoke with offered the background and experience, knowledge of music, and pricing that A Starry NIght offered. Music, as with so many people, was very important to us for a successful wedding. Without having seen any of their sets, I was nervous about what to expect. I became more nervous once Carol let us know that she would not be DJ'ing our wedding, and neither would our second choice from her team, Maria. Carol told us Michael would be our DJ, and expressed supreme confidence in his ability to meet our needs. We had our initial conversation with Michael shortly before the wedding, and shared the tone we were hoping to hit during the wedding. Old school Motown, 80's, 90's, and current pop, closing with late 90's early 2000's hip hop and Jersey Club. Throw in a few Spanish songs, and you can see we asked him to mix in A LOT. He was amazing!!! I don't know how he did it, but he hit all areas, and blended it all seamlessly. The dance floor stayed packed, and everyone danced the night away. It was exactly what we had in mind. We're still amazed at how he was able to get it all in. We never met Carol, but will forever be thankful for her help in creating the soundtrack to our wedding (their approach to weddings is truly a niche), and to Michael for executing upon our vision. He was truly a technician with the sound, and an extremely friendly individual. I would choose them 10 times out of 10 if I had to do it again. Read less
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Wayne
Wedding:
5/1/2016
5.0/5.0
I want to express my deep appreciation for the help and support Carol have offered me on my wedding day. I feel very grateful for all the beautiful music she prepared for us and her excellent string band. Without Carol's help, I doubt I could have such a wonderful and dreamy wedding in such a proficient and professional manner.
We had a few phone conversations, selected play lists, and verified a couple special music selections. On our day, Carol arrived early to set up. The sound was beautiful, the lighting was on point, and the party was so wonderful until the very end! Carol's voice and annunciation were exactly what we wanted. She checked in with us earlier in the day and clarified some pronunciations, reviewed the time-line, and we got comfortable with the rhythm of the events with a mini rehearsal.
I consider myself very fortunate for having a chance to work with an expert like Carol. Working with her was a great and enjoyable experience for me. I really value the knowledge and insight she has, and her willingness to share it with me. I credit her for the success of my wedding as well as for the beautiful music journey she gave us. I thank you for that..
Our day was so awesome! With all the things that went into planning our event, working with Carol made it easier. We put our faith and trust in her, believing that she was the right choice for our day and she absolutely was! I don't think we could imagine a better wedding day. Ours was amazing, it was perfect!
I want to express my deep appreciation for the help and support Carol have offered me on my wedding day. I feel very Read more...
I want to express my deep appreciation for the help and support Carol have offered me on my wedding day. I feel very grateful for all the beautiful music she prepared for us and her excellent string band. Without Carol's help, I doubt I could have such a wonderful and dreamy wedding in such a proficient and professional manner.
We had a few phone conversations, selected play lists, and verified a couple special music selections. On our day, Carol arrived early to set up. The sound was beautiful, the lighting was on point, and the party was so wonderful until the very end! Carol's voice and annunciation were exactly what we wanted. She checked in with us earlier in the day and clarified some pronunciations, reviewed the time-line, and we got comfortable with the rhythm of the events with a mini rehearsal.
I consider myself very fortunate for having a chance to work with an expert like Carol. Working with her was a great and enjoyable experience for me. I really value the knowledge and insight she has, and her willingness to share it with me. I credit her for the success of my wedding as well as for the beautiful music journey she gave us. I thank you for that..
Our day was so awesome! With all the things that went into planning our event, working with Carol made it easier. We put our faith and trust in her, believing that she was the right choice for our day and she absolutely was! I don't think we could imagine a better wedding day. Ours was amazing, it was perfect! Read less
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Nancy
Wedding:
12/12/2015
5.0/5.0
Honestly, five stars is not enough -- I need ten!

I had attended weddings where Carol was the DJ and was so impressed with her we booked her for our son's wedding in March 2013. She did an outstanding job that evening and made it a very memorable wedding.

So, this year as co-chair of our country club's 125th Anniversary Ball, I knew we had to have Carol. Our club always has a band so we were breaking with tradition when we decided to go the DJ route. Trust me, there were people who questioned that decision. The result? Carol was absolutely incredible and better than any band we have ever had. Everyone raved about her and said she was so much better than a band! I've never seen the dance floor so full for so long at a party at our club. We had 659 people in attendance and she managed to get every one of them out to the dance floor. Fortunately, we had a huge dance floor because with Carol at the helm, you need a huge dance floor. She played non-stop for 6 1/2 hours and there were many that would have stayed 6 hours more!

Whenever I recommend someone or something to anyone, I always worry that they will not meet expectations EXCEPT when I recommend Carol. She is, quite simply the best, the most professional, and the most spectacular DJ. She made our 125th Ball the best party ever. From our youngest member (age 23) to our oldest (age 99) they all said she was fantastic.

Not only that, but she is so easy to work with. Her ideas about lighting and extra musicians for the dinner hour made the party. She interacted seamlessly with our videographing team and our staff. She gives 110% of herself and personally takes it on herself to make the party great. In addition, she may be the nicest person I have ever met; she makes you smile just to know her.

Bravo, Carol! You are the BEST!
Honestly, five stars is not enough -- I need ten!

I had attended weddings where Carol was the DJ and was so Read more...
Honestly, five stars is not enough -- I need ten!

I had attended weddings where Carol was the DJ and was so impressed with her we booked her for our son's wedding in March 2013. She did an outstanding job that evening and made it a very memorable wedding.

So, this year as co-chair of our country club's 125th Anniversary Ball, I knew we had to have Carol. Our club always has a band so we were breaking with tradition when we decided to go the DJ route. Trust me, there were people who questioned that decision. The result? Carol was absolutely incredible and better than any band we have ever had. Everyone raved about her and said she was so much better than a band! I've never seen the dance floor so full for so long at a party at our club. We had 659 people in attendance and she managed to get every one of them out to the dance floor. Fortunately, we had a huge dance floor because with Carol at the helm, you need a huge dance floor. She played non-stop for 6 1/2 hours and there were many that would have stayed 6 hours more!

Whenever I recommend someone or something to anyone, I always worry that they will not meet expectations EXCEPT when I recommend Carol. She is, quite simply the best, the most professional, and the most spectacular DJ. She made our 125th Ball the best party ever. From our youngest member (age 23) to our oldest (age 99) they all said she was fantastic.

Not only that, but she is so easy to work with. Her ideas about lighting and extra musicians for the dinner hour made the party. She interacted seamlessly with our videographing team and our staff. She gives 110% of herself and personally takes it on herself to make the party great. In addition, she may be the nicest person I have ever met; she makes you smile just to know her.

Bravo, Carol! You are the BEST! Read less
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A Starry Night Music responded with the following comments:

It was an honor! I am looking forward to our next adventure together. You are the most delightful lady to work with! Thanks, as always, Carol
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Patty
Wedding:
10/23/2015
5.0/5.0
We were looking for a DJ that would manage the sound/musicians for ceremony, set up sound/tasteful lighting at the reception, organize and let everyone know when we were going to do the toasts/special dances and play the music that we wanted to play. We also wanted a tasteful DJ, that isn't blasting music during dinner and too flashy. Carol is that DJ! She comes with much experience and connections we didn't have to worry about figuring out how to hire musicians or how timeline of the events would happen. She takes care of everything and is so pleasant to work with. She talked with us on the phone and also met with us in person. She made everything so easy for us, I would highly recommend her.
We were looking for a DJ that would manage the sound/musicians for ceremony, set up sound/tasteful lighting at the Read more...
We were looking for a DJ that would manage the sound/musicians for ceremony, set up sound/tasteful lighting at the reception, organize and let everyone know when we were going to do the toasts/special dances and play the music that we wanted to play. We also wanted a tasteful DJ, that isn't blasting music during dinner and too flashy. Carol is that DJ! She comes with much experience and connections we didn't have to worry about figuring out how to hire musicians or how timeline of the events would happen. She takes care of everything and is so pleasant to work with. She talked with us on the phone and also met with us in person. She made everything so easy for us, I would highly recommend her. Read less
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A Starry Night Music responded with the following comments:

Patty, what a delight! We all had so much fun doing your wedding!! All the happiness in the world to you both. Many thanks, Carol
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
8/7/2015
5.0/5.0
We hired Carol and Beledo for our wedding and they both were amazing. Carol was so attentive and went over every detail of the reception with me. She worked from the playlist that my husband and I had created and gave me great advice about how the reception should flow. Several of my guests complimented me on the music and the dance floor was full the entire night!!! Thank you Carol!!!
We hired Carol and Beledo for our wedding and they both were amazing. Carol was so attentive and went over every detail of Read more...
We hired Carol and Beledo for our wedding and they both were amazing. Carol was so attentive and went over every detail of the reception with me. She worked from the playlist that my husband and I had created and gave me great advice about how the reception should flow. Several of my guests complimented me on the music and the dance floor was full the entire night!!! Thank you Carol!!! Read less
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Georgia
Wedding:
8/1/2015
5.0/5.0
Carol and A Starry Night was AMAZING! We would give her 10 stars if we could!

From our first meeting we knew that it would be a perfect fit. Carol was so sweet and fun to work with - and patient with us - the nervous couple. She was always very reassuring and she really delivered! Her musical knowledge and smooth music mixing was spot on. We gave her our list of songs and she played all of our music at the right times and the dance floor was packed throughout the evening. She filled in the song list perfectly. Also very important to us was that her announcements were very tasteful and articulate, not the typical DJ at the typical wedding.

We had Belado on guitar for our ceremony and cocktail and he was fantastic. What a musician! We took his creative ceremony suggestions and it was so beautiful. During our cocktail hour, many of our guests broke out into applause at the end of a tune.

Highly recommend!!
Carol and A Starry Night was AMAZING! We would give her 10 stars if we could!

From our first meeting we knew Read more...
Carol and A Starry Night was AMAZING! We would give her 10 stars if we could!

From our first meeting we knew that it would be a perfect fit. Carol was so sweet and fun to work with - and patient with us - the nervous couple. She was always very reassuring and she really delivered! Her musical knowledge and smooth music mixing was spot on. We gave her our list of songs and she played all of our music at the right times and the dance floor was packed throughout the evening. She filled in the song list perfectly. Also very important to us was that her announcements were very tasteful and articulate, not the typical DJ at the typical wedding.

We had Belado on guitar for our ceremony and cocktail and he was fantastic. What a musician! We took his creative ceremony suggestions and it was so beautiful. During our cocktail hour, many of our guests broke out into applause at the end of a tune.

Highly recommend!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
It was an absolute pleasure to work with Carol from A Starry Night Music. We were able to request and recommend music that we wanted to hear at our event, and Carol expertly mixed our suggestions with some other songs that we didn't even think of. At one point during dinner, "Sailing" by Christopher Cross came on. This might not be a big deal to you, but this was right in line with the kind of music we had specifically asked for. I was moved to go over to Carol's booth and just give her heartfelt thanks for actually getting to know us through our suggestions. Such careful attention to detail, inspired musical choices, and professionalism. Thank you so much, Carol!
It was an absolute pleasure to work with Carol from A Starry Night Music. We were able to request and recommend music that Read more...
It was an absolute pleasure to work with Carol from A Starry Night Music. We were able to request and recommend music that we wanted to hear at our event, and Carol expertly mixed our suggestions with some other songs that we didn't even think of. At one point during dinner, "Sailing" by Christopher Cross came on. This might not be a big deal to you, but this was right in line with the kind of music we had specifically asked for. I was moved to go over to Carol's booth and just give her heartfelt thanks for actually getting to know us through our suggestions. Such careful attention to detail, inspired musical choices, and professionalism. Thank you so much, Carol! Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Emma & Troy
Wedding:
6/21/2015
5.0/5.0
Carol & Beledo were fabulous. From the moment we met them we were impressed. They did exactly as we asked and provided advice where we needed it. Beledo's guitar playing was the perfect accompaniment for our outdoor garden wedding and cocktail hour and Carol as a DJ provided terrific music for the rest of the reception.
My husband says "Seamless! This duo did a great job! Very accommodating and professional. Thanks, guys!"
We have already recommended them to another couple who is getting married!
Carol & Beledo were fabulous. From the moment we met them we were impressed. They did exactly as we asked and provided Read more...
Carol & Beledo were fabulous. From the moment we met them we were impressed. They did exactly as we asked and provided advice where we needed it. Beledo's guitar playing was the perfect accompaniment for our outdoor garden wedding and cocktail hour and Carol as a DJ provided terrific music for the rest of the reception.
My husband says "Seamless! This duo did a great job! Very accommodating and professional. Thanks, guys!"
We have already recommended them to another couple who is getting married! Read less
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