Ceremony & Cocktail Music

Soloists, Duos, Trios and more to make your Ceremony and Cocktail Hour Unique!

Your special day deserves an added touch with the most elegant music for your ceremony and cocktail hour. Consider adding a small ensemble — a string quartet of cello, violins, viola, flute or harp or any combination. We feature the finest musicians in the area whose performances have occurred in most of the finest Tri-State catering venues, hotels, as well as Broadway, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. From classics by Mozart, Bach, Vivaldi and Handel to modern artists such as Beatles, Coldplay, Elton John and the top songs of today.

For your cocktail hour, choose from our classical, pop or jazz ensembles. Our jazz groups can be a solo pianist or guitarist all the way up to a four piece band. Cocktail hour musicians and groups can play jazz, show tunes and popular music. Tell us what your looking for and we’ll have plenty of options. Here are some classics and favorites that stand the test of time.

Arioso by Bach – Endless Love – Canon in D by Pachelbel – A Thousand Years by Christina Perri – Water Music by Handel – Evergreen by Barbara Streisand – The Four Seasons by Vivaldi – Longer by Dan Fogelberg – Air in G by Bach    Wonderful World  by Louis Armstrong – All I Ask of You – Sunshine of My Life – From This Moment – In My Life by The Beatles – Wedding Song by Peter Yarrow – All You Need Is Love by The Beatles – Ave Maria by Schubert – The Wedding March by Mendelssohn – Sheep May Safely Graze by Bach – Gymnopedie No. 1 by Satie – Jerusalem of Gold – Nessun Dorma by Puccini   – Erev Shel – Shoshanim/Dodi Li – Truly by Lionel Richie – Simon Tov– Traditional Jewish  Od Yishama – Traditional Jewish

String Ensembles

Our string orchestras do classical music from Bach, Mendhelsson, Mozart, Vivaldi, Handel, Pachelbel and versions of pop, jazz and alternative music specifically for string orchestras from artists such as U2, Christina Perri, Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, James Taylor, Sinatra, Louis Armstrong and classic rock adaptations from timeless artists including Clapton, Van Morrison, Elvis, Led Zeppelin, Beatles, and the Rolling Stones!

The Harp 

Classical Beauty For Your Special Day, the Esteem Entertainment harp is classic entertainment for your ceremony and cocktail hour. The harpist can play classical standards from Mozart to Bach and Mendelssohn along with popular hits from The Beatles, Coldplay and others.
Our harpists specialize in Classical, Pop, Irish and Celtic music and have played harp and sung with Kanye West, Cyndi Lauper, Moby, Enya, Sinead O’Connor, Randy Newman, A-Ha, Jewel, played solo electric harp for the run of the 2014 US Open Tennis Championships and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Other orchestral experience includes performances with American Symphony Orchestra, NYC Ballet, American Ballet Theater, NYC Opera and Broadway show orchestras.

Italian Music

Are you having a Feast of Saint Joseph, Easter celebration, Italian Festival or Carnival or just a gathering of friends and family and want to celebrate the great tradition of Italian music? You’ve come to the right place. Our Italian musicians and singers have been entertaining for over 30 years and do the classic Italian songs you love, the way you want to hear them. Great songs like Mala Femmina, Volare, O Solo Mio, the Tarantella and many, many more. And if you like our Italian performers can add classics by Italian American crooners like Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennet, and Dean Martin along with popular favorites from Billy Joel and the Beatles!

Traditional Bagpiper

Esteem Entertainment has some of the best bagpipers and snare drummers in the Northeast. If you’re planning a ceremony, cocktail party, street fair or Irish or Scottish Festival call us today at 732-490-5607 to discuss the many options we can offer for your next event.

Esteem Jazz Band – Soloists, Duos, Trios and More!

Jazz – America’s original art form. If you’re looking for the early jazz sounds of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Count Basie or the more modern sounds of today Esteem Jazz Bands can play exactly what you need. From swing, standard songs to New Orleans funk and more we can turn your event into a Mardi Gras celebration, a hip 1960’s night club or an elegant concert hall sure to impress and entertain you and your guests.

American Songbook – Classic Jazz – Latin Jazz – Bossa Nova – Samba and even a jazz twist on R&B – Funk and Classic Rock and Pop!

Dixieland Jazz, Zydeco, Cajun and New Orleans Music

The Esteem Dixieland Jazz band is a great addition to your wedding,  New Orleans and Great Gatsby themed parties, Jazz festival or American music festivals! They play all of the traditional Mardi Gras, Zydeco,Cajun and New Orleans funky music and their performance makes for a really great and truly unique theme night. Book them for your ceremony as a marching band or for your main entertainment for your 1920’s

Solo Guitarists For All Occasions

Our guitar players play the best solo guitar repertoire for your ceremony, cocktail party, backyard barbecue, family gathering or any event. Smooth, relaxing ambient guitar music for any occasion. Styles include Spanish, Brazilian, Irish, classical, jazz, pop, rock, blues and country. The guitar is versatile and so are we! Our guitarists look forward to doing a great job for you and your guests at your next event.

Call us today at 732-490-5607 or text 732-616-1727 for more information and to book a guitar player today

Piano and Solo Keys

Piano and Solo Keys – A Duo For All Occasions

Esteem A Capella Singers

If you’re looking for A Capella music at it’s finest, the songs from yesterday that you love then look no further – you’ve come to the right place! The Esteem A Capella Singers is a singing group specializing in Doo-Wop, Rhythm & Blues, and Gospel. The band can perform a cappella, with a band, or with a DJ. The Singers have played night clubs and concert halls as well as private functions throughout the tri-state area for over 30 great years!

Vocalists For All Occasions

Classical – Greek – Italian Singers and More!

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