We provide fine music for special celebrations.
Whether you’re planning a grand celebration in a spectacular ballroom, whether it’s a late night soiree in a Soho loft, whether its music for cocktails sailing up the Hudson, we can provide the perfect musical accompaniment to compliment the environment.
Playing guitar has always come naturally to me (Joe Bonacci, music director). Listening to Sinatra and Basie on Sundays and Neil Young on Mondays helped shape my point of view. When friends planning weddings found it difficult to find good music, they turned to me. After a few parties, I happily found myself in the exciting world of the New York wedding scene. The word got out, you could have sophisticated and fun party.
Is to go beyond expectations.
The alchemy of vision, planning and great musical performance create a warm and spirited celebration. Duke Ellington is my one of my heroes, managing big personalities while producing the most sublime music. One of my favorite reads is “Duke Ellington, Music Is My Mistress”. Playing good music with great singers and talented instrumentalists to a receptive audience is a thrill beyond most.
We’re more than weddings. From Indie to Top 40 to Rock to R n B to Classical, we provide fine music from the 20th and 21st centuries. From major sporting events like the US Open to Fortune 500 companies to other special events, we can tailor the right music for the occasion. Let’s work together to create your special celebration. We go to great lengths to give you the very best.
I’d love to hear from you whether your planning a small birthday party or a grand ballroom dance. Let’s talk music or the helpful tips we can share from our experience of performing at over the thousand plus events throughout the try-state area.Whether its musicians from Saturday Night Live or the Brooklyn Indie scene, we have the top New York musicians and singers for your special celebration.
What do Beyonce, Alecia Keys, John Mayer, Josh Grobman, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson have in common? The premium musicians and vocalists of Manhattan Swing and Orchestras Center Stage Orchestras.
As director, Joe Bonacci brings a musical richness and diversity that can only come from the cultivation of a wide musical experience. These experiences include, but are not limited to, completing tracks with Yoko Lennon on John Lennon’s unfinished works, live performances with the legendary mambo king, Tito Puente, John Lewis of the modern Jazz Quartet and Freddy Hubbard. Joe has also written and composed musical arrangements for TV and Film.