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Connecticut Jazz Events

New Haven , CT
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LOCATION

New Haven, CT 06501 US (map)

PHONE

203-424-1399

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ABOUT US

Let Connecticut Jazz Events help you take the guesswork out of choosing live music for your wedding, fundraiser, birthday party, corporate or other social event. Connecticut Jazz Events... Read more
Let Connecticut Jazz Events help you take the guesswork out of choosing live music for your wedding, fundraiser, birthday party, corporate or other social event. Connecticut Jazz Events streamlines the process of booking a jazz group for your event by providing you with an variety of groups in a range of instrumentations and styles. Preview recordings of professional Jazz groups right on our website. Whether you are coordinating your event yourself or working through a party planner, our website, www.ConnecticutJazzEvents.com makes it easy to choose the right ensemble for your event. Each ensemble is led by an experienced bandleader who is committed to making your event a success. Read less
Band , Ceremony Music

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INFO FOR BAND

Are you an agency or a band?
Band
What is the size of your band?
Large (6+ musicians), Medium (4-6 musicians), Small (1-3 musicians)
What music genre does your band play?
50s, 60s, Big Band, Jazz, Latin, Swing
Do you have liability insurance?
No
What is your band's usual attire?
Indoor event: Suit & Tie
 Outdoor event: Business Casual
Do you offer live sample performances or CDs?
Sample mp3 recordings
Are you willing to learn songs that you do not currently know?
Depends on the song/genre and number of songs
How much time do you usually need for setup?
about 30 minutes
How much space do you usually require?
Depends on the size of the band
Do you have a sign or banner that you use at events?
No
What (if any) special equipment, such as disco balls or lighting, is offered with your service?
No
Do you usually emcee the event, or talk between songs?
No
How would you motivate the crowd if no one is dancing?
We are not a dance band, rather, Connecticut Jazz Events provides elegant classy jazz for your cocktail hour, ceremeony, reception, or dinner portion of the evening.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you need a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
We do take short breaks, about one 10 minute break for every 60 minutes of performing. If there is food at the event we require that the client provide food for the members of the band
Do you play recorded music during your break?
We can upon request.
If one or more of the band members is unable to attend, what is your backup plan?
Bandleader can easily find an excellent substitute jazz musician capable of filling in.
What is your overtime rate?
$25 per 1/4 hour, per musician
Do you charge for travel expenses? If yes, how much do you charge?
No hidden travel charge - the price we quote you at is the price you pay.
What is the required deposit to secure your services?
50% of the total cost

INFO FOR CEREMONY MUSIC

What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?
Instrumental - Duo, Instrumental - Solo, Instrumental - Trio, Soloist / Vocalist
What instruments does your group play?
Drums, Guitar, Piano, Saxophone

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Jeanie
Wedding:
10/10/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I hired Connecticut Jazz Events' Saxophone / Piano duo to play at the cocktail hour, and we were shocked how great they were! Seriously - these guys can really play! All the guests commented on how great the music was. Highly recommended!
My husband and I hired Connecticut Jazz Events' Saxophone / Piano duo to play at the cocktail hour, and we were shocked Read more...
My husband and I hired Connecticut Jazz Events' Saxophone / Piano duo to play at the cocktail hour, and we were shocked how great they were! Seriously - these guys can really play! All the guests commented on how great the music was. Highly recommended! Read less
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Sam
Wedding:
9/1/2013
5.0/5.0
I hired the Quartet to play at my wedding in 2013. They were superb, really complemented the event, and were priced fairly for a band for a band of such high quality. It's worth paying more for a band that will knock your and your guests' socks off! I'd recommend them in a heartbeat!
I hired the Quartet to play at my wedding in 2013. They were superb, really complemented the event, and were priced fairly Read more...
I hired the Quartet to play at my wedding in 2013. They were superb, really complemented the event, and were priced fairly for a band for a band of such high quality. It's worth paying more for a band that will knock your and your guests' socks off! I'd recommend them in a heartbeat! Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music
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Joanna
Wedding:
6/21/2013
5.0/5.0
We hired Connecticut Jazz Events for the dinner at our wedding and we couldn't have been happier with the music! The music was elegant, classy, swinging, and sounded great! They really helped the dinner hour come alive and become "boring".
We hired Connecticut Jazz Events for the dinner at our wedding and we couldn't have been happier with the music! The music Read more...
We hired Connecticut Jazz Events for the dinner at our wedding and we couldn't have been happier with the music! The music was elegant, classy, swinging, and sounded great! They really helped the dinner hour come alive and become "boring". Read less
Services Used: Band
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Amanda
Wedding:
6/8/2013
5.0/5.0
The jazz music that Connecticut Jazz Events provided really made my wedding. We hired them to play for the cocktail hour and the dinner hour. The music was spectacular! I heard compliments from guests all night about how nice the music was. They can even take requests for popular jazz standards on the fly. I can't recommend them enough!
The jazz music that Connecticut Jazz Events provided really made my wedding. We hired them to play for the cocktail hour Read more...
The jazz music that Connecticut Jazz Events provided really made my wedding. We hired them to play for the cocktail hour and the dinner hour. The music was spectacular! I heard compliments from guests all night about how nice the music was. They can even take requests for popular jazz standards on the fly. I can't recommend them enough! Read less
Services Used: Band
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Amy
Wedding:
8/1/2014
4.9/5.0
Excellent, excellent band! Definitely worth the money. We had the sax/bass/drums trio and they were PHENOMENAL! My husband and I really enjoyed their music during the reception and the guests were raving about it the whole event. Highly recommend!!
Excellent, excellent band! Definitely worth the money. We had the sax/bass/drums trio and they were PHENOMENAL! My husband Read more...
Excellent, excellent band! Definitely worth the money. We had the sax/bass/drums trio and they were PHENOMENAL! My husband and I really enjoyed their music during the reception and the guests were raving about it the whole event. Highly recommend!! Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music
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Jenna
Wedding:
7/7/2011
4.9/5.0
They made the night a night to remember... Absolutely beautiful music! I recommended them to all my friends that had weddings coming up.
They made the night a night to remember... Absolutely beautiful music! I recommended them to all my friends that had Read more...
They made the night a night to remember... Absolutely beautiful music! I recommended them to all my friends that had weddings coming up. Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music
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allison
Wedding:
6/14/2014
4.8/5.0
We had a jazz trio (sax, guitar, bass) for our recent wedding and I have one word- amazing. The music was the perfect blend of jazz that guests could both dance to or just sit and enjoy- everyone from the little kids to the grandparents generation was enjoying listening to the music and most people danced for a little bit! They worked their breaks around reception events, and were easy to coordinate with. Our guests are still complimenting us for the quality of the music they provided and we loved every minute they were playing! I would highly recommend the jazz trio to anyone looking for a combination of background and low-key dancing, they are extremely talented and provide very high quality jazz music.
We had a jazz trio (sax, guitar, bass) for our recent wedding and I have one word- amazing. The music was the perfect Read more...
We had a jazz trio (sax, guitar, bass) for our recent wedding and I have one word- amazing. The music was the perfect blend of jazz that guests could both dance to or just sit and enjoy- everyone from the little kids to the grandparents generation was enjoying listening to the music and most people danced for a little bit! They worked their breaks around reception events, and were easy to coordinate with. Our guests are still complimenting us for the quality of the music they provided and we loved every minute they were playing! I would highly recommend the jazz trio to anyone looking for a combination of background and low-key dancing, they are extremely talented and provide very high quality jazz music. Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music

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