JV Entertainment Artists

A Taste of Ireland

A Taste Of Ireland Trio in full regalia for Irish, Scottish and American music. This is a great musical trio for Irish-American affairs. In addition to traditional Irish music, they can also play country and bluegrass. Irish selections include "Rosie O' Grady," "My wild Irish Rose," "Peggy O'Neil," "Danny Boy," "Irish Jig Dance" and over 40 more hits.

When performing in a concert setting, A Taste of Ireland includes step dancing and storytelling as part of the show. One happy bunch of musicians who like to show off their Irish-American musical talents for everyone's listening pleasure. They also sing Irish and American songs as an added attraction. So next time, make your St. Patrick's Day celebration exciting and fun with our Taste of Ireland Trio. They're Great.

Authentic Chinese Quartet

JV Entertainment Associates is proud to represent the Authentic Chinese Quartet musicians from the leading conservatories in China in order to introduce and promote Chinese musical repertory in the United States. The ultimate purpose is to build a bridge of musical and cultural exchange between China and the United States. Past Performances at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, China Institute in America, Japan Society in NY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nicholas Music Center in Rutgers University, Charleston University in South Carolina, Winona University in Minnesota, Columbia University, Wesleyan University, Downtown Music at Glance - music festival in Westchester NY.

Barbara Harris and The Toys

This favorite oldies group in September of 1965 a record was released on the Dyna Voice label that was to become an international, all-time classic. "A LOVERS CONCERTO" by "THE TOYS" entered the charts and in just six short weeks surpassed luminaries the likes of "THE BEATLES, THE SUPREMES, ELVIS PRESLEY, THE ROLLING STONES, THE FOUR TOPS, STEVIE WONDER" etc.. The song reached NUMBER ONE , becoming a million seller. The success of "THE TOYS" carried Barbara Harris to countries all over the world. England, Holland, Germany, Japan, Australia just to name a few. After recording several other singles and an album entitled The Toys Sing "A Lover's Concerto" and "Attack", which has just been re-released on CD, on the "Sundazed" label). For a free consultation, contact JV Entertainment Associates. Available with a 4pc.band or a full orchestra as an added attraction for bigger venues.

Bruce Sarafian

Guinness Book World Record Holding Juggler since 1993... JV Entertainment "Extraordinaire"... The incredible Bruce Sarafian has held Guinness Book of World Record in Juggling consistently since 1993. He has also been seen juggling and unicycling on syndicated television! Bruce's Shows are always popular attractions at fairs and festivals throughout the U.S.A., including theme parks (Universal Studios, Island of Adventures, Disney World, Sea World, MGM, Animal Kingdom, etc.), casinos, tradeshows, 5-star resorts and even special events.

Bruce not only broke the world record first in juggling that was held for over 60 years, but he also won the International Numbers Juggling Championship Gold Medal 3 different years as well. All performances will include the following: lots of highly skilled technical juggling (possibly up to 10 ball juggling), unicycling (including the 3 wheeled 7-1/2 ft. super tall unicycle), elements of 'danger' (i.e. fire, blades, steel pick-ax, etc.). The show averages 30 minutes in length.

To book the incredible Bruce Sarafian "Extraordinaire" Juggler, contact us today!

Caribbean Pan Drummers

All aboard! Thrill your guests to the sounds of the islands with our Caribbean steel pan drummers show band. They are real, and great for any setting. Often work as a two, three or four piece combo. This group can sing also and has plenty of energy and is perfect for any functions which have a Tropical / Caribbean motif. Smaller groups of two or three players are best suited for cocktail hours, themed parties, etc.

Loudness is never a concern, since Steel Drums are acoustic and not amplified. The rest of the band will automatically play softly for the proper balance. As for attire, our Caribbean Pan Drummers can wear matching tropical shirts and black or white dress slack's, or tuxedos. Highlights include: "Matilda," "Jamaica Farewell," "Move it to the Left," "Island in the Sun," "Take your Bundle," and "Caribbean Party"... a complete Caribbean show for your guests to cherish the sounds of the islands. Vocalist included in show packages.

Carol Douglas

A REAL show stopper -"let's all disco, one more time"

Carol Douglas provides true headline entertainment. JV Entertainment says "There's a party in the house," presenting Carol Douglas, the Disco Queen of the 70's and 80's. Her original smash hits — "Midnight Love Affair" & "Doctors Orders", indeed rival Gloria Gayner and even Donna Summer.

By some music historians Carol Douglas is credited with having the first Disco Hit with "Doctor's Orders" & well as her other mega hit "Midnight Love Affair". A number of cover tunes (reworked to a disco beat) are included in her show packages; ABBA's "Dancing Queen", The Bee Gees' "Night Fever", and perhaps the most unique, The Door's, "Light My Fire". Carol Douglas is one incredible disco attraction. She can be backed with a five to eight piece band — "a true legend."

Dance, Dance, Dance

Dance, Dance, Dance, is one smashing show... THAT HARDLY STOPS TO CATCH ITS BREATH. From a country hoedown to an Irish Jig, these dancers and musicians start with traditional Appalachian clogging and Irish step dancing. The company then taps out rhythms from the 40's swing era and the rock "n" roll styles of the 50's.

This is a versatile ensemble of dancers and musicians who present American dance and music in creative new ways, bringing audiences a slice of Americana in a dazzling blend of dance and musical styles which include clogging, square dancing, tap, Irish step dancing, country music, bluegrass, swing, Cajun and rock & roll. Highlights include, African boot dance, English sword dance, a Cajun two step and not to forget Broadway style tap dancing. Backed by a three piece band as an added attraction to this dance troupe, Dance, Dance, Dance is one sizzling center stage attraction, BROADWAY STYLE. The musical instrumentations consist of fiddle, guitar, bass, drums, piano, pedal steel, banjo, mandolin and horns.

Call now for details on available show packages.

David Broza

"One Amazing Performance" Headline entertainment, international recording artist the PBS music special "David Broza" with sold out performances at Masada: "The Sunrise Concert" aired October, 2007 In Israel. Broza has performed with the Israeli Philharmonic many times, featuring his own music, including a self-composed classical suite.

Throughout the years, his global tours have resulted in collaborative performances with prominent musical figures such as Paul Simon, Al Dimeola, Bob Dylan, Spyro Gyra, Van Morrison, Jose Fernandez, Sting, and more. His charismatic and energetic performances have brought to worldwide audiences, fusions of three different countries in which he was raised: Israel, Spain, and England. Broza fills concert halls with his famous guitar playing, ranging from flamenco flavored rhythmic and percussion techniques, to whirlwind finger picking, to a signature rock and roll sound.

Irish, American & Scottish Duo

These young enthusiastic entertainers, violin and guitar vocal duo have performed at countless Cocktail hour receptions, Wedding Receptions, Private Parties, Fund Raisers, Municipal and Cultural events, and not to forget Corporate Luncheons. Professionally equipped with sound system and gear. What could be more perfect… They even play Irish music and lots of it too as an added attraction in addition to their American song book selections and repertoire. They take requests as well to accommodate all audiences. This amazing duo is a pleasure to work with and makes sure that your guests are having a good time. Loudness is never a concern. Their smooth and silky sound delights everyone. Their vocals are amazing and they also play multiple instruments too. Variable price range. Strolling or stationary.

Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners

The original Skyliners, comprised of Jimmy Beaumont, Janet Vogel, Wally Lester, Joe Verscharen, and Jack Taylor - all from the Steel City - performed their hit composition at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York as well as the Brooklyn Fox Theater for producer Alan Freed, and Dick Clark's television show "American Bandstand" (Philadelphia, Pa.). "Since I Don't Have You" has made its way onto the soundtracks of major motion pictures such as "American Graffiti" and "Lethal Weapon 2". Throughout five decades other nationally known artists recorded their own arrangements of this golden masterpiece.

In recent years Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners have been a substantial part of the PBS Specials (DooWop50, Moments to Remember, Cavalcade of Music, My Music). Today, members Donna Groom, Nick Pociask, Dick Muse, drummer/conductor Mark Groom and legendary leader, Jimmy Beaumont, continue to thrill live audiences in the United States and Canada each time they perform "Since I Don't Have You". For a free consultation, contact JV Entertainment.

Joe Mosello

"Artist Representation"

Broadway, Joe Mosello, is a jazzy veteran of over dozens of Broadway Shows and Musicals. Mr. Mosello is one of the most respected lead trumpet players in the business. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Joe went on to play with the Maynard Ferguson Band for five years, where he was featured as both lead player and soloist. He recorded four albums with Maynard, then headed to New York City, where he has made his home until the present time. Joe has been a member of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra since arriving in NYC, 21 years ago. He has performed with a few hot shots like Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Johnny Mathis, B.B. King and Harry Connick Jr. Joe has worked on the new hit musical 42nd Street and has been touring as lead trumpeter with Blood, Sweat, and Tears.

To book the Joe Mosello Quartet and have your event rated #1, contact us today!

John Kuse & The Excellents

The original Bronx based group was first formed in 1960 as The Premiers. In June of 1961, "Red Red Robin", and a remake of the Jesters 1957 classic " Love No One But You " were recorded and issued on Mermaid Records. In January 1962, their signature smash hit "CONEY ISLAND BABY" was arranged, and released as the B side of their version of The Cleftones 1955 hit "You Baby You". Both songs were recorded in February 1962, and released on Blast Records in April of that year.

Hit Song, "CONEY ISLAND BABY" is truly a favorite among connoisseurs of fine music. Year after year, The Excellents are considered one of Doo Wop lover's favorite groups. The Group continues to wow audiences wherever they perform. Their unique vocal style, close high harmonies, and song selections, are crowd pleasers. The Excellents were invited to perform live on PBS Channel 13 to help launch "Doowop 51". "Doowop 51" was recorded live in Pittsburgh, PA in front of 2,700 enthusiastic fans. In 2007, the Group was part of "Doowop Love Songs" which was filmed at the Ritz Theatre in Elizabeth, N.J. The Group again performed live on National Television PBS Channel 13. For a free consultation, contact JV Entertainment Associates. Also available with a full band as an added attraction for bigger venues. From Theme Parks to Concert Halls, and Casinos. For a free consultation, contact JV Entertainment Associates.

Jon Faddis

Jon Faddis and his Jazz Quartet are world renowned. Jon was inspired by an appearance of Louis Armstrong on "The Ed Sullivan Show" at the age eight. There has been a guiding light in his musical career and style ever since. Dizzy Gillespie said "[Jon Faddis] is the best ever -- including me!"

Jon's trademark is the very high range he plays in. He doesn't just hit higher notes than EVERYBODY; he plays up in that range! Very few trumpeters can play Gillespie's works with the same degrees of articulation and range. Jon Faddis has worked with Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm, Charles McCracken, Gary King, George Young, Harold Kohon, Eddie Daniels, Max Ellen, George Marge, Barry Rogers, Anthony Jackson, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Kool and the Gang, Luther Vandross, Quincy Jones, and Billy Joel just to name a few. In December 1991 Jon was appointed musical director of the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, an 18 piece all-star orchestra which serves as a vehicle for some of the greatest names in Jazz.

To book the Jon Faddis Jazz Quartet for your event, please allow for advance inquiries due to artist's schedule.

Keaton's Broadway

A Vibrant Performer

Keaton is a singer and entertainer from big bands to Broadway to the Whitehouse. She offers a powerful stage performance! She's even sung for President and Mrs., George W. Bush along with Vice President and Mrs., Dick Cheney for the Presidential Inauguration. There she was the featured entertainer along with comedian, Drew Carey and country singer, Linda Davis.

Keaton has performed with the magnificent Guy Lombardo Orchestra, under the baton of Al Pierson and has made appearances with Jack Vartan Swing Big Band in Bergen County since 1995. She has been featured at Birdland, New York City's premiere jazz club, as well as Atlantic City's, Tropicana Hotel and Casino. She has appeared as an opening act for Jerry Vale, Al Martino, Julius Larosa, Buddy Greco and Ms. Nancy Wilson. Keaton also sings in Italian too.

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