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Potomac Jazz - Premier Small Ensembles

Springfield , VA
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Springfield, VA 22153 US (map)

PHONE

703-966-9677

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ABOUT US

Potomac Jazz has been one of the DC area's premier small wedding ensembles for over ten years. Our specialty is the romantic small ensemble swing, jazz and pop that so many choosy... Read more
Potomac Jazz has been one of the DC area's premier small wedding ensembles for over ten years. Our specialty is the romantic small ensemble swing, jazz and pop that so many choosy couples want for their own special ambiance. Think of Sinatra ("Fly Me to the Moon," It Had to Be You"), Bossa Novas ("Girl from Ipanema," "Shadow of Your Smile"), Beatles ("And I Love Her," "All You Need is Love), and you will get a good picture of our music.

We can customize the group for your tastes and needs; whether you want a solo guitarist for the ceremony, a jazz or swing duo or trio for your cocktail hour and dinner, or a swinging quartet with vocalist for the reception, we can take care of it all.

References are available upon request and many of our clients have agreed to chat by email if you wish!

Visit our web site www.potomacjazz.com for more info and be sure to email stanhamrick@gmail.com or call 703-966-9677 for samples, quotes, or ideas. Read less
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INFO FOR BAND

Are you an agency or a band?
Band
How many musicians are in your band(s)?
1-3, 4-6
What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?
Acoustic, Jazz, Latin, Oldies, Pop, Swing
What music services do you provide?
Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Instrumentals, Learning New Songs, Liability Insurance, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Rehearsal Dinner Music, Vocals
What items are available?
Microphones, Sound/PA System

INFO FOR CEREMONY MUSIC

What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?
Instrumental - Duo, Instrumental - Solo, Instrumental - Trio
How many musicians are in your band(s)?
1-3, 4-6
What instruments does your group play?
Guitar, Piano, Saxophone
What services do you provide?
Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Instrumentals, Learn New Songs, Rehearsal Dinner Music, Vocals

REVIEWS

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Rachel
Wedding:
5/2/2015
5.0/5.0
Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project provided an outstanding evening of high quality and entertaining music for our guests at my daughter's wedding reception. They worked with me on a request list and were willing to learn two new songs for the occasion. This meant a great deal to me and my family. The guests raved about the music. I cannot say enough about how pleased we are with Potomac Jazz.
Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project provided an outstanding evening of high quality and entertaining music for our guests at Read more...
Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project provided an outstanding evening of high quality and entertaining music for our guests at my daughter's wedding reception. They worked with me on a request list and were willing to learn two new songs for the occasion. This meant a great deal to me and my family. The guests raved about the music. I cannot say enough about how pleased we are with Potomac Jazz. Read less
Services Used: Band
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Kent
Wedding:
10/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project were exceptional for my wedding reception. Stan did a terrific job in custom-designing the event with seasoned, professional musicians -- at a reasonable price. We started the evening with a duo for the cocktail hour (very nice), expanded to a trio for the dinner hour, and then expanded into a full eight-piece jazz band for after-dinner dancing. The band was comprised of truly professional musicians playing American songbook classics (which was great for my inter-generational guests). First rate performance. Stan and his assembled musicians are the real deal. Highly recommended.
Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project were exceptional for my wedding reception. Stan did a terrific job in custom-designing Read more...
Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project were exceptional for my wedding reception. Stan did a terrific job in custom-designing the event with seasoned, professional musicians -- at a reasonable price. We started the evening with a duo for the cocktail hour (very nice), expanded to a trio for the dinner hour, and then expanded into a full eight-piece jazz band for after-dinner dancing. The band was comprised of truly professional musicians playing American songbook classics (which was great for my inter-generational guests). First rate performance. Stan and his assembled musicians are the real deal. Highly recommended. Read less
Services Used: Band
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Courtney
Wedding:
8/16/2014
5.0/5.0
Potomac Jazz Project was phenomenal! They accommodated all of our requests for songs and even worked on the timing to make sure they fit within the scope of the ceremony. We would highly recommend them. They were professional and very pleasant to work with.
Potomac Jazz Project was phenomenal! They accommodated all of our requests for songs and even worked on the timing to make Read more...
Potomac Jazz Project was phenomenal! They accommodated all of our requests for songs and even worked on the timing to make sure they fit within the scope of the ceremony. We would highly recommend them. They were professional and very pleasant to work with. Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music
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Eric
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
If you want Jazz of any kind at your wedding, look no further! As a musicians ourselves, the bar was high for a band at our wedding, and we were thrilled with the Potomac Jazz Project. (We had a trio of piano, bass, and drums) Stan and the band were very responsive to our requests - both musical and logistical - and they were a true asset to the event.
If you want Jazz of any kind at your wedding, look no further! As a musicians ourselves, the bar was high for a band at Read more...
If you want Jazz of any kind at your wedding, look no further! As a musicians ourselves, the bar was high for a band at our wedding, and we were thrilled with the Potomac Jazz Project. (We had a trio of piano, bass, and drums) Stan and the band were very responsive to our requests - both musical and logistical - and they were a true asset to the event. Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Perfect! Set the mood for the most wonderful day of my life. Stan and the band were very talented and professional. They were so accommodating and when I requested certain songs, they were able to play all of them. If you looking for a jazz band that can play the classics, look no further. I'm so happy I chanced upon them.
Perfect! Set the mood for the most wonderful day of my life. Stan and the band were very talented and professional. They Read more...
Perfect! Set the mood for the most wonderful day of my life. Stan and the band were very talented and professional. They were so accommodating and when I requested certain songs, they were able to play all of them. If you looking for a jazz band that can play the classics, look no further. I'm so happy I chanced upon them. Read less
Services Used: Band
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Tim
Wedding:
5/16/2014
5.0/5.0
We engaged the Potomac Jazz Project for our daughter's wedding and could not have been more pleased with this decision. From the initial contact, Stan was prompt, professional and always in communication. We cruised from Annapolis to Baltimore for 3 1/2 hours and the music was outstanding and set the perfect mood for a glorious afternoon on the Chesapeake.
Stan made the suggestion for a quartet of bass, drums and keyboard with a vocalist and that worked out perfect. I requested they be playing when our guests boarded and when we got to the ship, there was PJP, on-board laying down a cool, classy sound. Our guests were blown away by the quality and selections of classic standards and jazz renditions. Everyone complimented us on the band.
The Potomac Jazz Project are ultimate professionals, accommodating and the perfect compliment to almost any event where live music would enhance the party. I will surely be using them in the future and I highly recommend Stan Hamrick and the PJP to class-up your next event!
We engaged the Potomac Jazz Project for our daughter's wedding and could not have been more pleased with this decision. Read more...
We engaged the Potomac Jazz Project for our daughter's wedding and could not have been more pleased with this decision. From the initial contact, Stan was prompt, professional and always in communication. We cruised from Annapolis to Baltimore for 3 1/2 hours and the music was outstanding and set the perfect mood for a glorious afternoon on the Chesapeake.
Stan made the suggestion for a quartet of bass, drums and keyboard with a vocalist and that worked out perfect. I requested they be playing when our guests boarded and when we got to the ship, there was PJP, on-board laying down a cool, classy sound. Our guests were blown away by the quality and selections of classic standards and jazz renditions. Everyone complimented us on the band.
The Potomac Jazz Project are ultimate professionals, accommodating and the perfect compliment to almost any event where live music would enhance the party. I will surely be using them in the future and I highly recommend Stan Hamrick and the PJP to class-up your next event! Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music
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Private User
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Potomac Jazz Project played my wedding on October 19, 2013 and they were the absolute best to work with. From the inquiry stage all the way to the week of the event, Stan's responsiveness was great. So many of our guests commented on how great the music was - it truly made the event. I highly recommend working with Potomac Jazz Project!
Potomac Jazz Project played my wedding on October 19, 2013 and they were the absolute best to work with. From the inquiry Read more...
Potomac Jazz Project played my wedding on October 19, 2013 and they were the absolute best to work with. From the inquiry stage all the way to the week of the event, Stan's responsiveness was great. So many of our guests commented on how great the music was - it truly made the event. I highly recommend working with Potomac Jazz Project! Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music
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Lisa
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I highly recommend Potomac Jazz Project for wedding ceremony and party music. Thanks to Stan and the band our guests enjoyed beautiful music during our October wedding at Decatur House in Washington, DC. Stan was quick to respond to all of our questions and provided great recommendations for the music – from the processional to the recessional, through our cocktail hour and into dinner. Our wedding was one week ago and I can still hear our first dance song performed beautifully by Potomac Jazz Project with vocalist Karen Gray. Thank you!
My husband and I highly recommend Potomac Jazz Project for wedding ceremony and party music. Thanks to Stan and the band Read more...
My husband and I highly recommend Potomac Jazz Project for wedding ceremony and party music. Thanks to Stan and the band our guests enjoyed beautiful music during our October wedding at Decatur House in Washington, DC. Stan was quick to respond to all of our questions and provided great recommendations for the music – from the processional to the recessional, through our cocktail hour and into dinner. Our wedding was one week ago and I can still hear our first dance song performed beautifully by Potomac Jazz Project with vocalist Karen Gray. Thank you! Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
The Band was fantastic! We had a quartet and everyone loved the music! Stan is very professional and responds to any ideas I have with an open mind. Young and old people alike came up to my wife and I and thanked us for having the band at the cocktail hour. It made our special day so much better!
The Band was fantastic! We had a quartet and everyone loved the music! Stan is very professional and responds to any ideas Read more...
The Band was fantastic! We had a quartet and everyone loved the music! Stan is very professional and responds to any ideas I have with an open mind. Young and old people alike came up to my wife and I and thanked us for having the band at the cocktail hour. It made our special day so much better! Read less
Services Used: Band
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Katie
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project made our wedding memorable. From the cocktail hour until the dancing at the end, they were able to use their talents, instruments and choice of music to go with every part of our reception. During the cocktail hour the pianist played soothing music, and during dinner the trio played soft jazz music that enhanced the conversation. By the end of the night we added a vocalist who sang as all of our guests (including many young children) danced the night away. It was so great to see everyone out on the dance floor having such a wonderful time.
I was impressed by the professionalism, responsiveness and flexibility (they added some songs to our event that were not on their "list") of this group, but what was most impressive was the value of this band. We could not have been happier and will recommend this band to all of our friends. Thank you Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project for making our event something special for all of our family and friends.
Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project made our wedding memorable. From the cocktail hour until the dancing at the end, they Read more...
Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project made our wedding memorable. From the cocktail hour until the dancing at the end, they were able to use their talents, instruments and choice of music to go with every part of our reception. During the cocktail hour the pianist played soothing music, and during dinner the trio played soft jazz music that enhanced the conversation. By the end of the night we added a vocalist who sang as all of our guests (including many young children) danced the night away. It was so great to see everyone out on the dance floor having such a wonderful time.
I was impressed by the professionalism, responsiveness and flexibility (they added some songs to our event that were not on their "list") of this group, but what was most impressive was the value of this band. We could not have been happier and will recommend this band to all of our friends. Thank you Stan and the Potomac Jazz Project for making our event something special for all of our family and friends. Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music

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