Christmas Party Entertainment…Some Great and Unique Suggestions

If Christmas party entertainment is what you are looking for, you have several choices.  Are you going to be throwing a Christmas party in New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, , Delaware, or Connecticut this year? If you are, you want to absolutely make sure that your Christmas party entertainment available for your NJ party is going to provide ...
Posted on November 25 2010 Keep Reading...

Selecting a Keyboard Player for your Wedding or Party

Many of my clients who are looking for a keyboard player in New Jersey tell me they love the sound of a piano, but it is not always going to be convenient for us to have a piano available in every location. Sometimes there is no piano at the venue.  Or there is no room ...
Posted on October 17 2010 Keep Reading...

Planning Your NJ Wedding Music Yet?

YOUR SCENERIO:  It's February, your wedding is in May, and you are now at the crossroads of thinking about the wedding music.  You are convinced you are going to use a DJ for the reception because you think that is the least expensive route, and you felt you probably can't afford live music, so you're not even ...
Posted on February 10 2010 Keep Reading...

Choosing You Wedding Ceremony Music

There are so many different decisions that need to be made whenever planning your wedding, and this is also true of the music that will be played for the ceremony itself. Although it certainly is possible for you to go with something that is traditional, there are many times whenever you want to include your own ...
Posted on February 7 2010 Keep Reading...

Wedding Cocktail Hour Music

Your wedding cocktail hour music is very important, since it prepares your guests for the reception, which is essentially the big party. Much of the time the cocktail hour is exclusively just for your guests (not so much for you or your immediate family), since the photographs are taken during this time, and you and your ...
Posted on September 16 2009 Keep Reading...

Wedding Ceremony Music and the Ceremony Format

I often receive questions about the wedding ceremony format and the music during the different portions of the ceremony. Ceremony music can be used for the Prelude, Processional, Bridal March, Interlude, Recessional, and Postlude.  The following is a general breakdown of the different portions of the typical wedding ceremony. Prelude: Music is performed during this portion of ...
Posted on September 16 2009 Keep Reading...

Wedding Music and Some Common Questions on Choosing Your Wedding Day Music

Wedding Ceremony Music Your wedding ceremony music plays a key role when organizing the details for your wedding day. The wedding ceremony music is so very important because, prior to your entering that wonderful place to be joined in matrimony, the music simply frames the ceremony, and provides the backdrop for the next 30-45 minutes. ...
Posted on September 16 2009 Keep Reading...

CAN YOU PLAY ‘X’ FOR MY FAVORITE SONG INSTEAD OF ‘THE WEDDING MARCH’?

More and more brides are asking me if I can play their favorite song for their wedding ceremony processional, or for the wedding party's processional, or even for the recessional portion, instead of the typical wedding music that their parents had for their wedding. I say ABSOLUTELY!  It is your day and you should be able to have ...
Posted on June 7 2009 Keep Reading...

How To Choose Your Wedding Ceremony Music

Choosing your wedding ceremony music can be a fun experience.  Wedding season is here in the great Garden State and, as I normally experience at this time of the year, I am getting lots of calls lately from brides about how to choose the music for their wedding ceremony.  Selecting your wedding music is obviously SO ...
Posted on April 4 2009 Keep Reading...

Welcome to NJ Pianist Arnie’s Blog

Welcome to the NJ Pianist Arnie Abrams Blog!  I am opening this new blog and dedicating it to anyone who enjoys live music for weddings and other events, rather than the pre-recorded stuff, and would like to post a topic or has a question that is related to live piano music, live instrumental music, or live vocal ...
Posted on February 25 2009 Keep Reading...