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Elegant Music

Altadena , CA
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LOCATION

3190 Crestford Drive
Altadena, CA 91001 US (map)

PHONE

626-797-1795

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ABOUT US

Elegant Music as provided:

Live Music

DJ Dance Music

Professional Announcing...

...for weddings and parties in some of the most beautiful... Read more
Elegant Music as provided:

Live Music

DJ Dance Music

Professional Announcing...

...for weddings and parties in some of the most beautiful locations throughout Southern California since 1990. See video and read helpful wedding planning tips at www.weddingmusicLACA.com or at www.elegantmusic.com. More importantly we look forward to speaking with you and are interested in hearing your ideas. Phone: 626-797-1795.

Sincerely, Eric Zimmermann, Master of Ceremonies, Pianist, Band Leader and DJ. Read less
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What music genres are in your collection?
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Acoustic, Big Band, Classic Rock, Country, Dance, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Motown, Oldies, Orchestra, Pop, R&B, Rock, Soul, Strings, Swing, World
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
1.0/5.0
So we booked Eric Zimmerman as our wedding dj, mc and love jazz and classical band. After meeting him 6 months before our wedding we hired him on the spot, and put a deposit; wrong decision. 6 weeks before our wedding I am sending constant and weekly emails about reviewing an update on our wedding music update ie, music he will be playing, genre we want him to play during reception and our first dance. He did not respond until 4 days before our wedding. Upset and disappointment. As a backup we inquired djs incase he decided not to. His reason was he was busy with other performances. He not only didn't respond but only did so when we asked for our deposit back. He promised our wedding would go as we wanted with no issues. He also said he would do everything we wanted for music. He showed up in our home a few days before the wedding and blew up our phones. We should of just hired someone else. During DJ session he played music which my guest counselor dance to. I was embarrassed and disappointed my guest were not having fun. I requested music during the reception and he did not deliver. He played 2 hours less than we originally decided on and he would not budge on pricing. I wouldn't recommend this vendor to anyone who wants a wedding which guest will have fun, he's the only vendor who didn't respond accordingly and didn't budge or become flexible when needed.
So we booked Eric Zimmerman as our wedding dj, mc and love jazz and classical band. After meeting him 6 months before our Read more...
So we booked Eric Zimmerman as our wedding dj, mc and love jazz and classical band. After meeting him 6 months before our wedding we hired him on the spot, and put a deposit; wrong decision. 6 weeks before our wedding I am sending constant and weekly emails about reviewing an update on our wedding music update ie, music he will be playing, genre we want him to play during reception and our first dance. He did not respond until 4 days before our wedding. Upset and disappointment. As a backup we inquired djs incase he decided not to. His reason was he was busy with other performances. He not only didn't respond but only did so when we asked for our deposit back. He promised our wedding would go as we wanted with no issues. He also said he would do everything we wanted for music. He showed up in our home a few days before the wedding and blew up our phones. We should of just hired someone else. During DJ session he played music which my guest counselor dance to. I was embarrassed and disappointed my guest were not having fun. I requested music during the reception and he did not deliver. He played 2 hours less than we originally decided on and he would not budge on pricing. I wouldn't recommend this vendor to anyone who wants a wedding which guest will have fun, he's the only vendor who didn't respond accordingly and didn't budge or become flexible when needed. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We don't know where to start with the service, dedication and detail that we got from Eric & the rest of his band. We met him at the Los Angeles Convention Center Bridal Show. Right away we knew that he was going to be our DJ & band.

Eric & his band did an amazing job during the ceremony. Eric did a fantastic job being the DJ & Master of Ceremonies during the reception. We have so many guests ranting and raving about how great the music was and the fact that they never sat down...

Thank you so much Eric for making our wedding a memorable one...
We don't know where to start with the service, dedication and detail that we got from Eric & the rest of his band. We met Read more...
We don't know where to start with the service, dedication and detail that we got from Eric & the rest of his band. We met him at the Los Angeles Convention Center Bridal Show. Right away we knew that he was going to be our DJ & band.

Eric & his band did an amazing job during the ceremony. Eric did a fantastic job being the DJ & Master of Ceremonies during the reception. We have so many guests ranting and raving about how great the music was and the fact that they never sat down...

Thank you so much Eric for making our wedding a memorable one... Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Private User
Wedding:
5/25/2014
5.0/5.0
Elegant Music was a great choice for our wedding ceremony music. They were professional and sounded beautiful. The price was also very fair for services given.
Elegant Music was a great choice for our wedding ceremony music. They were professional and sounded beautiful. The price Read more...
Elegant Music was a great choice for our wedding ceremony music. They were professional and sounded beautiful. The price was also very fair for services given. Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Penelope
Wedding:
2/22/2014
4.8/5.0
Eric was a true professional to work with. He was familiar with the venue and was willing to modify his music to fit my requests.
Eric was a true professional to work with. He was familiar with the venue and was willing to modify his music to fit my Read more...
Eric was a true professional to work with. He was familiar with the venue and was willing to modify his music to fit my requests. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Wedding Venue
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Caroline
Wedding:
11/25/2012
5.0/5.0
Eric and Sheila Zimmerman epitomize professionalism. They made sure every detail was just right. It began with meeting them in their home where we brought our (extensive) playlist and a million questions. They played the songs we had chosen for the ceremony prelude, processional and recessional. They gave us all the time and attention we needed to get it just right. They were set up and playing ON TIME at the Church and then again at the reception. Eric was our DJ and Master of Ceremonies during the cocktail party right through to the end of the night. He did make changes to the playlist based on what was happening with the crowd and kept that dancefloor hopping all night long. My guests are still telling me that it was the best party/wedding they have ever been to. Lots went into that but Eric seemed to always know what to say and when to not say anything. Quite a talent. I will definitely call him next time I have a party!
Eric and Sheila Zimmerman epitomize professionalism. They made sure every detail was just right. It began with meeting Read more...
Eric and Sheila Zimmerman epitomize professionalism. They made sure every detail was just right. It began with meeting them in their home where we brought our (extensive) playlist and a million questions. They played the songs we had chosen for the ceremony prelude, processional and recessional. They gave us all the time and attention we needed to get it just right. They were set up and playing ON TIME at the Church and then again at the reception. Eric was our DJ and Master of Ceremonies during the cocktail party right through to the end of the night. He did make changes to the playlist based on what was happening with the crowd and kept that dancefloor hopping all night long. My guests are still telling me that it was the best party/wedding they have ever been to. Lots went into that but Eric seemed to always know what to say and when to not say anything. Quite a talent. I will definitely call him next time I have a party! Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music, DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Working with Eric was definitely a breeze. He was always helpful any time I called. He helped me plan out the ceremony and reception, gave me suggestions where inspiration was needed, and even help me customize my wedding music so it was my wedding and not a generic wedding. His skills as a DJ are like none I have ever seen. He kept the party moving all night, sensing the atmosphere like it was his life force. I never expected to see so many people on the dance floor at my wedding, but Eric made it happen. Even the relatives and friends I thought would never get up and dance were dancing with us! The musicians that make up the quintet we hired (violin, cello, flute, harp, and piano also through Eric's company) played amazingly. I got so many compliments on the music! It was beautiful! I couldn't have asked for a better musician and DJ than I found in Eric and his friends.
Working with Eric was definitely a breeze. He was always helpful any time I called. He helped me plan out the ceremony and Read more...
Working with Eric was definitely a breeze. He was always helpful any time I called. He helped me plan out the ceremony and reception, gave me suggestions where inspiration was needed, and even help me customize my wedding music so it was my wedding and not a generic wedding. His skills as a DJ are like none I have ever seen. He kept the party moving all night, sensing the atmosphere like it was his life force. I never expected to see so many people on the dance floor at my wedding, but Eric made it happen. Even the relatives and friends I thought would never get up and dance were dancing with us! The musicians that make up the quintet we hired (violin, cello, flute, harp, and piano also through Eric's company) played amazingly. I got so many compliments on the music! It was beautiful! I couldn't have asked for a better musician and DJ than I found in Eric and his friends. Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music, DJ
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mrsmomo
Wedding:
10/23/2010
5.0/5.0
I immediately knew Elegant Music was for me. We met Eric and his wife Sheila at their home for our consultation. We discussed our vision and music needs for the wedding (originally just a DJ for the reception) and Eric launched into his expertly prepared announcements, personalized with our names. He wowed us with his preparation, attention to detail and elegant voice. After explaining that live ceremony music was probably out of the budget, Eric and Sheila played the song I planned to walk down the aisle to live, right there in the living room. Spectacular. My mom and I cried. They played a few more for us to show all the different kinds of music that sounded beautiful in a piano and flute duet. We talked pricing and realized that it was totally doable to have them play live music for the ceremony and cocktail hour. My dad just handed him his credit card (that does not usually happen!).

On the wedding day, their music was exquisite, of course. I remember standing in the bride’s room, just off the chapel, craning my neck to listen to the beautiful music that everyone else was getting to enjoy . At the reception, Eric was flawless as our DJ. He was so in-tune with the crowd and knew just what to play to keep them dancing all night long. It was better than I could have ever imagined. My disabled mother even jumped out of her scooter to join the party on the dance floor! He is also great with communicating with you through-out the night about the timing of special songs, last songs, etc. All it took was a look to have him start our first dance song at the right moment. He understood the vision of our wedding so well and was instrumental in pulling it all together.

I would highly, highly recommend Elegant Music for their professionalism, incredible experience and beautiful music!
I immediately knew Elegant Music was for me. We met Eric and his wife Sheila at their home for our consultation. We Read more...
I immediately knew Elegant Music was for me. We met Eric and his wife Sheila at their home for our consultation. We discussed our vision and music needs for the wedding (originally just a DJ for the reception) and Eric launched into his expertly prepared announcements, personalized with our names. He wowed us with his preparation, attention to detail and elegant voice. After explaining that live ceremony music was probably out of the budget, Eric and Sheila played the song I planned to walk down the aisle to live, right there in the living room. Spectacular. My mom and I cried. They played a few more for us to show all the different kinds of music that sounded beautiful in a piano and flute duet. We talked pricing and realized that it was totally doable to have them play live music for the ceremony and cocktail hour. My dad just handed him his credit card (that does not usually happen!).

On the wedding day, their music was exquisite, of course. I remember standing in the bride’s room, just off the chapel, craning my neck to listen to the beautiful music that everyone else was getting to enjoy . At the reception, Eric was flawless as our DJ. He was so in-tune with the crowd and knew just what to play to keep them dancing all night long. It was better than I could have ever imagined. My disabled mother even jumped out of her scooter to join the party on the dance floor! He is also great with communicating with you through-out the night about the timing of special songs, last songs, etc. All it took was a look to have him start our first dance song at the right moment. He understood the vision of our wedding so well and was instrumental in pulling it all together.

I would highly, highly recommend Elegant Music for their professionalism, incredible experience and beautiful music! Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music, DJ
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RENEVB
Wedding:
9/5/2010
4.9/5.0
All I can say is that the Elegant Music Team is amazing!!! The contact person, Eric Zimmerman was very easy to work with! He gave me tons of advice on how a wedding processional is done. I hired a musical trio for my ceremony which including a pianoist, saxaphonist and a guitarist. I wanted a soulful jazzy feel to my ceremony! And let me tell you this company made my wildest dreams come true!! They were amazing! They are able to play a variety of music from current songs to oldies but goodies! I will never forget the song that was played as I walked down the aisle it was "I'm Ready" by Alisha Keyes!! It sound so amazing! The only thing I was missing was Alisha Keyes herself! lol! Oh and when they played "Pretty Wings" by Maxwell, I just melted! Thank You Elegant Music for making my wedding day dreams come true!
All I can say is that the Elegant Music Team is amazing!!! The contact person, Eric Zimmerman was very easy to work with! Read more...
All I can say is that the Elegant Music Team is amazing!!! The contact person, Eric Zimmerman was very easy to work with! He gave me tons of advice on how a wedding processional is done. I hired a musical trio for my ceremony which including a pianoist, saxaphonist and a guitarist. I wanted a soulful jazzy feel to my ceremony! And let me tell you this company made my wildest dreams come true!! They were amazing! They are able to play a variety of music from current songs to oldies but goodies! I will never forget the song that was played as I walked down the aisle it was "I'm Ready" by Alisha Keyes!! It sound so amazing! The only thing I was missing was Alisha Keyes herself! lol! Oh and when they played "Pretty Wings" by Maxwell, I just melted! Thank You Elegant Music for making my wedding day dreams come true! Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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concernedcouple
Wedding:
9/5/2009
2.6/5.0
I think this is important information for couples considering this group to know, this is all based on my opinion and personal experience with the company. We originally hired Elegant Music for our ceremony, and we were very happy with the initial meeting, although we did feel a significant amount of pressure to sign the contract asap, particularly compared to the level of pressure we felt from other vendors. At the meeting, two of the musicians spent a lot of time with us playing various options, and even did an impromptu version of one of my favorite songs. We were very happy and looked forward to the wedding day. Under the contract, we were given up until three months before the wedding date to cancel with an 80% refund of our deposit. Unfortunately, one month after signing the contract, five months out from the wedding, due to going over budget, we needed to cut costs, and this is one of the areas we decided to do it in. This is also where the trouble started.

I wanted to handle the matter through our wedding coordinator, because based on the pressure we felt to get the contract/deposit in within 48 hours of our meeting, I was worried it would become uncomfortable. Our wedding coordinator called, and she said while they pushed not to cancel, they did agree to refund the deposit. The next day I received a voicemail on my cell phone that they were "very upset" and wanted us to call them immediately to discuss this. My fiance and I each took a turn on the phone, and in turn we each became very upset. After pushing us not to cancel, and asking us, how much we were spending on our flowers, Elegant Music agreed to return 80% of our deposit. But the first thing they said was, "you're not going to get it this month, and I can't promise you will get it next month." It was the 3rd of the month. They would not agree to a date to refund the deposit by, and would only say, before 6 months, which could be after our wedding. They were extremely rude to me on the phone, and told me that they've been in business for 20 years, and "you haven't even been married once." They said they are artists, and already spent our deposit and didn't have the money to give to us. We are owed back $320. I kept asking them to agree to refund the money within eight weeks, which my fiance and I agreed was reasonable. They refused to agree to any date. It was just a horrible conversation, that went nowhere, and I am at the point where all future contact with them will have to be in writing.

As far as providing wedding day services, I cannot evaluate their performance, but I do think they are reliable and would do a good job. But good luck if you end up needing to cancel in the agreed amount of time. You'll need it. We sure do.
I think this is important information for couples considering this group to know, this is all based on my opinion and Read more...
I think this is important information for couples considering this group to know, this is all based on my opinion and personal experience with the company. We originally hired Elegant Music for our ceremony, and we were very happy with the initial meeting, although we did feel a significant amount of pressure to sign the contract asap, particularly compared to the level of pressure we felt from other vendors. At the meeting, two of the musicians spent a lot of time with us playing various options, and even did an impromptu version of one of my favorite songs. We were very happy and looked forward to the wedding day. Under the contract, we were given up until three months before the wedding date to cancel with an 80% refund of our deposit. Unfortunately, one month after signing the contract, five months out from the wedding, due to going over budget, we needed to cut costs, and this is one of the areas we decided to do it in. This is also where the trouble started.

I wanted to handle the matter through our wedding coordinator, because based on the pressure we felt to get the contract/deposit in within 48 hours of our meeting, I was worried it would become uncomfortable. Our wedding coordinator called, and she said while they pushed not to cancel, they did agree to refund the deposit. The next day I received a voicemail on my cell phone that they were "very upset" and wanted us to call them immediately to discuss this. My fiance and I each took a turn on the phone, and in turn we each became very upset. After pushing us not to cancel, and asking us, how much we were spending on our flowers, Elegant Music agreed to return 80% of our deposit. But the first thing they said was, "you're not going to get it this month, and I can't promise you will get it next month." It was the 3rd of the month. They would not agree to a date to refund the deposit by, and would only say, before 6 months, which could be after our wedding. They were extremely rude to me on the phone, and told me that they've been in business for 20 years, and "you haven't even been married once." They said they are artists, and already spent our deposit and didn't have the money to give to us. We are owed back $320. I kept asking them to agree to refund the money within eight weeks, which my fiance and I agreed was reasonable. They refused to agree to any date. It was just a horrible conversation, that went nowhere, and I am at the point where all future contact with them will have to be in writing.

As far as providing wedding day services, I cannot evaluate their performance, but I do think they are reliable and would do a good job. But good luck if you end up needing to cancel in the agreed amount of time. You'll need it. We sure do. Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Starz
Wedding:
2/8/2008
4.8/5.0
Eric was awesome! He did a great job of helping the evening to flow.
Eric was awesome! He did a great job of helping the evening to flow.
Eric was awesome! He did a great job of helping the evening to flow. Read less
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