Matt & Catherine – The Kaaterskill Inn

I usually don't post about my clients' weddings, mostly because I don't have time to take nice photos--and I'm not qualified to do so! That said, I was very excited to see this post from a recent October wedding where I was lucky enough to work with Dina Kantor from Sam & Gertie … [Read more...]

NY Banjo Summit in Ithaca NY

This summer I picked up the banjo again and switched from clawhammer old-timey playing to finger-picking style. At this point, I'm still a hobbyist but I think in the near future I'll be able to offer banjo music for ceremonies and perhaps even a bluegrass trio for cocktails. Most of my practice … [Read more...]

Sonnenberg Gardens Tour

It's hard to imagine a more beautiful and romantic setting for a Finger Lakes wedding than Sonnenberg Gardens. A timeless jewel of the Rochester area, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park is located in Canandaigua, NY and has a fascinating history. Although some major restorations … [Read more...]

The Links at Union Vale Wedding – Deirdre & Brendon

For Deirdre and Brendon's early May wedding, the weather was warm and beautiful which we were very thankful for! The setting was The Links at Union Vale, one of the lower Hudson Valley's premier wedding venues. There are beautiful views of rolling hills and amazing sunsets over the 18 hole golf … [Read more...]

Helsinki Hudson Wedding – Christine & Ray

Since my wedding business originally started in the Hudson Valley NY area, I still have many connections there and now I have a new connection with a venue that is definitely worth traveling for. The Helsinki Hudson is a renovated former factory built in 1863 with four amazing spaces for live music, … [Read more...]

NYC Wedding at The Water’s Edge – Jess & Eric

As a resident of Ithaca NY, I prefer to DJ weddings closer to home in the Finger Lakes. However, I do travel on occasion and this wedding at the Water's Edge was a memorable journey. The Water's Edge is literally on the edge of the Hudson river overlooking Manhattan, with beautiful panoramic … [Read more...]

Weddings with SOUL – 10 RnB-Soul Classics

I love RnB and Soul music. When I was big enough to climb up on the family piano bench, I immediately began teaching myself a Ray Charles song and have been at it ever since. It's feel-good music, so I naturally recommend adding some classics to your wedding playlists. Here are 10 of my all-time … [Read more...]