LIVE WEDDING AND EVENT MUSIC

Wedding Bands, Ensembles and Cocktail Hour Live Music

Live Music

There’s nothing quite as inviting and exciting as live music. AMS Entertainment has access to a full range of professional musicians, from soloists to duos, trios, and ensembles
to get you just the sound you’re looking for.

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AMS Wedding Musicians

How about a vintage jazz orchestra? Blue grass band? Or the dopest 80’s dance band? Italian accordians? Yup. AMS can recommend live performances to fit your style for pre-ceremony, ceremony, cocktail, and dinner music.

We’ll Handle the Talent

Leave the live wedding music logistics to AMS. We’ll coordinate contracts, arrival, setup, payment and all that stuff between the venue and musicians. Just sit back and enjoy the melodies. All the musicians we work with are bonded and insured to perform on venue properties.

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The Highest Professionalism

We carefully screen our musicians to meet the highest criteria for musical performance, professional conduct and etiquette.
Email or call, text 707-823-7359 to get expert assistance in choosing the perfect artist for your wedding or event.

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The Skyline Ensemble

The SKYLINE Ensemble is a modern approach to live music. They are our flagship group that can play a great choice of contemporary pop music but can also play classical, baroque, swing, jazz, and pop favorites as well as Jewish, Italian, and continental repertoire for weddings or background music at corporate and private events. Duos & Trios are best for events up to 125 guests but can be amplified for slightly larger groups.

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Smooth Criminal

Norwegian Wood



Violin & Cello

Violin & Guitar

Violin, Guitar & Cello

2 Violins, Viola & Cello

Violin

Romantic songs for proposals, intimate dinners, formal dining, small parties, housewarmings, birthdays, graduations, any other special event in a small to medium-sized venue. Especially nice for small weddings.


Hit Waves Unplugged

This band is special, because they are so versatile.  The Hit Waves Unplugged offers exquisite musicianship with every note, whether it is soothing instrumental backgrounds or dance floor packing vocals.  You can select from one to five pieces depending on your budget and the sound you’re looking for.  If you’re looking for cocktail and dinner music, The Hit Waves can perform an eclectic mix of songs from the 1920s to today; from Sinatra to Michael Jackson; from Ella to the Beatles.  You name it!  If you’re looking for ceremony music, these artists can perform the classics with finesse as you walk down the aisle. You will truly feel like royalty!  If you love the acoustic sound of guitar, piano, bass, drums and vocals performed by masters of the song, the Hit Waves is your kind of band.

Hit Waves Song List (PDF)

Solo Guitar

Solo Piano

Duo Guitar & Upright Bass

Trio Guitar & Upright Bass & Percussions

5 Piece Band


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The Fabulous Rat Pack Ensemble

The appeal of the Rat Pack’s music crosses every age barrier. Sinatra, Sammy Davis, and Dean are still hip. Looking for a sure fire crowd pleaser for your next event? You need the AMS Rat Pack Ensemble. They are in high demand. Call now to check on availability.


The Heizman Ensembles

Rick’s ensembles are a popular choice for wedding and events because of the diversity of musical styles and instrumentation. Configurations include duos, trios, quartets, with a variety of instruments. Musical performances can range from Classical, Jazz, Brazilian, Italian Jewish and contemporary.

2 Guitars

Guitar & Mandolin

Guitar & Violin

Sax, Guitar & Bass

Solo Guitar


Justin Hochin

Justin is a highly experienced musician, a passionate performer, and maintains a friendly professionalism.  He is fluent in many musical styles, including classical, jazz, popular, folk, Spanish, and South American. He treats each event on an individual basis, and enjoys collaborating with his clients over e-mail, phone, Skype or in-person consultations. If you are unsure of the music that would best suit your needs, he has the expertise and intuition to help create the perfect musical sound-scape for your special event. He has a number of standard wedding pieces that have been beautifully arranged for the classical guitar. And if you’re looking for non-traditional repertoire he can even arrange your favorite songs.

Afro-Cuban Lullaby

Jesu Joy of Man’s desiring

Serenata

Bach Cello Prelude

Canon in D

Gymnopedie No. 1


Mark Taylor

Classical and Flamenco guitarist. Mark is an international recording artist, performer and teacher. His combined experience in classical and flamenco music makes him a strong and dynamic interpreter of the classical repertoire with an approach to flamenco that is rhythmically vibrant, passionate and true to the essence of the many styles he performs.

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Singer Songwriters

Bobby Jo

People rarely wear two hats well, but Bobby is an exception to the rule. Along with being an award-winning singer/songwriter, Bobby Jo Valentine is also a 5-star wedding musician, and has been flown all over the nation to provide the perfect music for a couples’ most important, romantic day.

He sings upbeat, soulful, romantic music – both modern and timeless – along the lines of Jack Johnson, John Mayer, The Lumineers, and Jason Mraz, and many clients end up choosing his originals for processional music/first dances/etc. He also plays proposals for clients about to pop the question.

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Vintage Jukebox

Jazzy.  Seductive.  Smooth.  We’re talking the great sound of Vintage Jukebox!  When your event needs a classy jazz singer backed by a hip combo, you need Vintage Jukebox.  They know how create that long-after-midnight mood no matter the time of day!



Vintage Orchestra

In the mood for timeless music?  Then the Vintage Orchestra is perfect for your event.  Ellington, Gershwin and Goodman never go out of style.  This big band knows how to perform the classic Big Band tunes with the flair and professionalism guaranteed to delight your guests!


Praise

We decided to hire AMS because their pride and focus was on “keeping the dance floor full.” It was hard to understand exactly what would make one DJ better than another in that regard, but once dancing kicked off, it was crystal clear. Skip expertly built off of our requests and read the crowd to make sure everyone was having the absolute best time and the dance floor was never empty.

-- Molly & Nick, B.R. Cohn Winery
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