Musical Acts

musical_karaokeThese are just a small sample of the music entertainment in New York for you!

From Solo One Man Band to Full Orchestra all styles: Classic Rock, Alternative, Jazz, Funk, Pop, Blues, Wedding combos, Big Band, Ballroom, Dixieland, Christian Contemporary, Country Western, Square Dance, Bluegrass, Irish, Italian, Polish, Klezmer, German, Latin, Island, Reggae, Calypso, Mariachi, Variety, Fife & Drum corps, Folk, Rock n roll, Motown, Marching bands. You name it!

From “straight” New York DJ music and Wedding Dj to “hybrid” DJs that incorporate other forms of entertainment into their act, such as a Dance (ballroom or line dance) Teacher/ New York DJ, Game Show/ New York DJ, Magician/ New York DJ, Live Music/ New York DJ combination, Karaoke/ New York DJ, Hypnotist/New York DJ, Clown/ New York DJ etc.

Music Entertainment in New York:
String Quartets, Classical Chorus, Barbershop Chorus (men or women)

Solo Performers:
Acoustic to Electric acts: accordion, violin, harp, flute classical/Jazz guitar, bagpipes, piano (all styles), cordovox, folk guitar, Musical glasses,

For Weddings and Parties:
***Ask how we can “customize your wedding”***
Solo Keyboard/One Man Orchestra
Background digital grand piano that can be enhanced with synthesizer accompaniment that includes CD quality digitally reproduced instruments: violins, woodwind (flute, clarinet, sax), brass (trumpet, trombone), string instruments (harp, guitar), and more! Vocals and MC services available as well.

DJ Services Entertainment Package:
Over $25,000 of equipment including 3 state of the art synthesizers (for “live” performance & special effects), 3 different power amps (if needed), 3 different speaker set-ups (including “state of the art” Bose™ speakers!) for specific room dimensions, “Digital DJ” Laptop computers (mp3 format with over 50,000 songs!) Stereo Multi-CD Players (large CD library), and backup equipment giving the ability to provide a smooth transition from one tune to the next. *Light Show available.

musical_djMusic Entertainment in New York

“Live Performance DJ” Package:
Live solo keyboard during cocktail hour into dinner Continuous DJ music for dancing (special music for appropriate themes) *lighting available as well

Cabaret Act (Great after dinner entertainment)
Includes: Comedy! Vocal Impressions, Group involvement with the Mystery Tune Contest with prizes, “Fill in the blanks” Sing-a-long. Also available is a written/sung parody to a popular song about the group or person or persons being honored! A lot of fun!

“Capitaland” Dixie Band
3 to 7 pieces includes the Clarinet, Trombone, Banjo & Trumpet (for strolling)Can expand instrumentation with rhythm section (Keyboards Drums & Bass)

The “Capitaland” Big Band (10-17 pieces)
Full Instrumentation- 4 trumpets, 5 Saxes, 4 trombones & Rhythm section (with vocalist)

“Capitaland” Swing Band (6-8 piece)
Trumpet, Saxes, & Trombone (lead horns) Rhythm Section includes keyboard synthesizer Which gives the orchestral “section sound” to back up the horn section.

“Mike Purcell and Company” (3-8 pieces)
Variety Band We play almost 90% request; that is, we reflect the mood of the crowd. I work with the same musicians in different combinations depending upon musical preference and budget. They are Keyboards (I play multi-keyboard synthesizers- digital CD quality sound)(male vocals), bass guitar, drums, sax (doubles on flute and clarinet) Trombone, Trumpet, female vocalist, and guitar. CONTINUOUS DJ MUSIC ON BREAKS !!!

“Starmaker Karaoke Show”
Includes all equipment: PA, microphones, Karaoke player, discs, songbooks, television monitor.