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Willow Entertainment's small ensembles and soloists are optimized to create the ideal tone and ambiance for your next gathering. These groups are a perfect fit for cocktail parties, wedding ceremonies, rehearsal dinners, private parties, brunches and corporate functions.

Jazz Combos Harpists Strings
Solo Pianists Brass & Trumpet Guitarists
Bagpiper Accordian / Violin Bluegrass Groups
Dixieland Solo Vocalists One-Man Bands
Holiday Ensembles Cabaret Country
Gospel Groups Acappella  

Jazz Combos

With over 28 years in the business, no one in New England represents more top jazz artists than Willow Entertainment. Our exclusive artists have entertained at some of the most distinguished private parties, wedding receptions, gala events, concerts, and cocktail parties in the Northeast.

Our jazz groups feature a wide selection of styles, including, straight-ahead jazz, be-bop, swing, Latin, bossa nova, nuevo ambiance, showtunes, Broadway, and neo-lounge. We can customize the instrument combination to provide your event with the perfect instrumentation and song selection to insure that the music is always pleasurable, exciting, and sophisticated, while never becoming intrusive. Click here to go directly to Willow’s exclusive jazz ensemble “Willow Jazz Group”


 
Strings


Provide an exquisite atmosphere for your private engagement or social affair. Many configurations are available, including, solo violin, cello, string duos, trios, and quartets. A flute, piano or harpist can also be added to enhance the sound further. Repertoire ranges from Classical, Romantic, and Baroque pieces, to classical arrangements of pop, jazz, and showtunes. Click here to go to Willow’s exclusive string ensemble “Ensemble Aevia”

Solo Pianists


Solo piano adds elegance, flair, and fun to any cocktail hour, small party, or wedding ceremony. We represent the areas most qualified and experienced players with a variety of styles ranging from jazz, Classical, popular hits and sing-along favorites. If you or your venue does not have a piano - a keyboard will be provided.

Brass & Trumpet


Willow represents a variety of brass musicians and ensembles guaranteed to add a regal touch to your event. Many different configurations are available such as solo trumpet, holiday brass enembles, herald trumpet groups, tuba, trombone, and French horn. Popular brass repertoire includes: Trumpet Voluntary (Clarke), Canon in D (Pachelbel), Wedding March (Wagner), Trumpet Tune (Purcell), Wedding March (Mendelsohn), and Ode To Joy (Beethoven)

Guitarists


Our company features a diverse selection of guitar players with a range of styles that include classical, Flamenco, jazz, rock/pop, Brazilian, reggae/calypso. We also have a variety of “Jimmy Buffet” Style Guitarist/Vocalists appropriate for small parties and summer events.

Bagpiper


One of the most unique instruments in the world, a bagpipe can add a deep sense of tradition to weddings, funerals, and corporate events. The color and splendor of the uniform attracts the eye, while the distinctive sound brings emotion and intensity to the event. Willow uses several seasoned players, who are auditioned by the staff to ensure a professional performance and experience.

Accordian / Violin


Willow’s favorite accordian/violin duo “Gourmet Melodies”, is the perfect ensemble for gracious entertaining. They delicious blend of romantic music (think a Gondola ride through Venice) will truly enhance any event, providing just the right mood with their appetizing selections. Whether it’s a dinner party, special occasion, or romantic interlude, this group will surely set the right atmosphere (plus they’re incredibly mobile for events that require multiple setups or roving style entertainers.

Bluegrass Groups


Add a little down home flavor to your next BBQ, Company Picnic or party! We represent some of the best fiddle players, banjo pickers and foot stompin’ bluegrass groups in the Northeast. Configurations typically range from 3-6 piece groups

Dixieland

Mardi Gra all year long! New Orleans style jazz groups, solo banjo players, and more.

Solo Vocalists

Willow represents a large roster of solo vocalists that specialize in many styles, including, Sacred, Classical, Jazz, Gospel, and Blues. Solo Vocalists are appropriate for wedding ceremonies, funerals and sporting events. Vocalists can accompany a variety of groups, such as pianists or small jazz combinations.

One-Man Bands

One-man bands are the perfect choice for smaller gatherings, limited performance times, or budget-conscious clients, looking for live entertainment with a full range of repertoire. These singular sensations usually consist of an instrumentalist/vocalist, performing over pre-sequenced backing music (for example, keyboard/vocalist).

Holiday Ensembles

Victorian Carolers, Holiday Brass Groups, and Bell Ringing Ensembles can be the perfect touch for your holiday event. These are very popular choices for company parties, shopping malls, office lobbies, and private get-togethers, during the holiday season.

Cabaret

From the sweet tunes of Tin Pan Alley, to the steamy strains of European Cabaret music, our talented groups present music of the early to mid-20th century that has largely been forgotten over the years, but is instantly recognized by audiences everywhere. With tight harmonies and stunning period costumes each performance rolls into one show the vocal and fashion styles of Josephine Baker, Edith Piaf, Marlene Dietrich, The Andrew Sisters. and The Kit Kat Klub Girls, to name a few.

Country

We have contacts with some of the best Classic Country, Modern Country, Torch & Twang, Texas Swing, Bluegrass, and Americana groups in New England. Please call for current lineups.

Gospel Groups

Our Gospel groups create an unforgettable, spiritually uplifting experience. Gospel Choirs and groups range from 15 pieces to smaller quartet configurations.

Acappella

Willow has extensive contacts within the local and national acappella scene. From collegiate ensembles to professional bands, bring the power of the voice to your next corporate or private party.

Harpists

The beautiful sound of harp is perfectly complemented by its equally stunning appearance. Never intrusive, it provides a tasteful aural atmosphere for any special event. Our featured harpists have performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the New England Philharmonic, the Tanglewood Orchestra, and the Boston Chamber Ensemble. Configurations include solo harp, harp and flute, and harp and string combinations. Additionally, our harpists can provide amplification for larger venues or outdoor events. Celtic harpists also available.

 

 

 


 
 

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