Monthly Archives: September 2014

Congratulations to Kevin & Lauren

It was a joy to be with Kevin & Lauren Bordis at Holy Resurrection’s Serbian Hall for their reception on September 13. Their relatives and friends so enjoyed themselves on the dance floor that we went an extra hour. We … Continue reading

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The Importance of Setting Up Early

Recently I performed at a reception in the O’Hare area. I arrived 2 hours early before the scheduled start time to set up. Everything was on schedule, I had a backup system in the hallway set to play cocktail music … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Oldies

I again enjoyed providing background music and the sound system for More Direct’s (https://www.moredirect.com) sales networking event. This time I played tunes primarily from our Oldies Collection (http://www.windycityhitman.com/780/oldies/) for their sales team who had been in meetings all week. I … Continue reading

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How Many Songs do you play in a Dance Set?

Because we believe so strongly in playing “Music Sets” to keep the dance floor filled, clients have asked me how many songs make up a dance set? There is no clear cut answer it all depends on many factors: 1) … Continue reading

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Dance Reception at Parmesans Station

This is one of those receptions that had so much fun to it that it is hard to decide where to begin. Parmesans Station (http://station.parmesans.com/parties-at-parmesans-station) located in the Tinley Park Train Depot hosted Troy & Caitlyn Vander Wyst’s reception on … Continue reading

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