Founded the company in 1986. Possesses a BFA in Arts & Music from SUNY Binghamton 1985. He has an extensive background in radio, music programming and voiceovers, as well as marketing and graphic design. Has worked at WSHR, WAAL, WHRW and WLIR. Has interests and experience in event planning, lighting design, carpentry, and the culinary arts. Tom's MC style is unobtrusive, yet sophisticated and fun.
James has been with Spin Around Sound Entertainment since 2001. Studying for BS in Nursing at Nassau Community College. His multi-faceted skills help to make any occasion a blast, whether its a wedding or a kids party. Have your little ones harass him into balloon-making, and you'll be surprised how creative he gets!
Rob has been with Spin Around Sound Entertainment since 2001. Has extensive experience in electronics and radio. Former MC at LI Ducks ballpark. Runs the soundboard every August for Sayville Summerfest. Graduated 1991 with BS in TV Radio and Film production from Syracuse University. Currently working in real estate appraisals and does MC’ing for corporate events. The "MacGuyver" of our staff, no situation is insurmountable!
One of the main MC's for Spin Around Sound Entertainment since 1992. Aerobics instructor/dancer. Served in US Army in early 1980's. His perfect blend of smooth yet energetic style of MC'ing will get your wedding or kids party hopping! We dare you not to dance!
The child prodigy from LI, Kimberly now has a PhD from University of Denver. Her talents have already lead her to amazing career heights--still in her 20's, she has toured the world, played Carnegie Hall 3x, studied at Julliard, met Yo Yo Ma, played for numerous celebrities and dignitaries, and has even recorded a CD with both the Tesla Quartet and her new duet, Patterson/Sutton Duo. Her music swells and fills the air at your ceremony, turning the church, temple or outdoor garden into a musical paradise, before AND after your vows.
Nick is a multi-instrumentalist raised on a steady diet of music. His grandfather, a tenor sax and clarinet player with local New York big bands, made sure Nick had learned the basics of piano, violin, and clarinet at an early age before moving to bass and guitar as a teenager. Throughout his career Nick has recorded/performed with Dr. John, Jessie Harris, Jill Sobule, Marshall Allen, Karl Berger, Luther Thomas, Kenny Wollesen, Daniel Carter, Hugh McCracken, Chris Parker, and Brazilian Girls. While touring throughout Europe and Australia, he performed on festival stages and appeared on Good Morning Australia and MTV Europe. Nick appears on recordings ranging from classical to rock, jazz, hip-hop/R&B, house/electro, and world music.
Skilled in multiple aspects of the business, Matt is a huge help for Spin Around Sound Entertainment. Part DJ, part sound engineer, Matt's talents will impress any audiophile. Currently gigging with the alt-rock band Fear of Fred. Splits his time between family and an administrator position at Brookhaven Hospital. Helps run the soundboard every August for Sayville Summerfest. Performs at dinner theatre in NY & CT. Holds a Masters degree from Hofstra University.
Kevin has his hands in multiple spectrums of the business.. including: photo, a/v, web development, and internet business strategy. The primary zapshotz photographer and A / V systems tech for Spin Around Sound Entertainment since 2009. He graduated with a BFA in Graphic Design at SUNY Purchase. Interned at E*Trade Financial in NYC. If you need any web service you can always contact him at email@example.com
Videographer for Spin Around Sound Entertainment since 2009. Currently pursuing career in film & movies with company called Black Dog Jib. Has shot numerous events across the country, but primarily in Manhattan. Recent Graduate of Five Towns College in Dix Hills
A videographer for Spin Around Sound Entertainment since 2007. While continuing with expert video editing , she is currently pursuing a career in jewelry design and importing/exporting at Citijewels. Has shot numerous events across the country, but primarily in Manhattan and on Long Island. Expert in non-invasive photojournalistic approach. Graduate from NYU Film School.
The Primary Dancer for Spin Around Sound Entertainment on all Sweet 16's and Bar / Bat Mitzvahs. Founder and director of South Street Salsa. Began his dance career in salsa, taking classes first in Princeton, NJ under Henri Velandia. Quickly began performing & teaching classes while developing himself into a superior instructor & performer. Over time has trained in ballet, modern & Brazilian zouk while intensifying his salsa training under world champion Eli Torres. His motivation to begin teaching in Monmouth County stemmed from a desire to bring the local community, and people in general, closer together.
A percussionist and drummer for Spin Around Sound Entertainment on many weddings since our chance meeting at a middle eastern wedding at Tavern on the Green in 2008. Graduated 1999 from Manhattan School of Music. Add the infectious rhythms of his percussion to your event, and we promise that nobody will stop dancing! He splits time with his family and his drumming duties in various ensembles including a NYC alt/metal band called Coincidence Machine.
Percussionist extraordinaire AND a Pan player (steel drummer) for Spin Around Sound Entertainment on many weddings and parties since we found her in 2006. Shake up your cocktail hour to the island-based sounds of calypso, salsa and other caribbean rhythms! Add her Cuban-inspired percussion to your event, and we promise you'll be salsa-ing till midnight! She splits time with her family and drumming lessons on LI and NYC. She has played with such notables as Patti LaBelle, Phoebe Snow & Laura Nyro, as well as local favorite Steve Adelson at the Long Beach Jazz Festival every September.
THE original DJ for Spin Around Sound Entertainment in the late 80's, Anthony has worked many parties and weddings of every size over the years with MC Tom and MC Anthony, always leaving the guests happy, sweaty and tired! Now retired from Wall Street, he resides on LI, still shaking the walls of clubs, bars, catering halls and aerobics studios.
Natalie has been a professional violinist for many years. Graduated from the Manhattan School of Music in NYC. Was the violinist in a string trio performing the wedding ceremony of Jerry Seinfeld. Recorded violin with Billy Joel for his album An Innocent Man. Recently recorded music as first violinist in string quartet for the PBS Kids show "Peg + Cat" in a recent episode titled "The Beethoven Problem". Excels at concerts and wedding ceremonies as a soloist, and with duos of violin & harp, violin & cello, string trios, trio of violin, harp & cello, and string quartet -- any ensemble! Has received rave reviews in the press, as well as from numerous bridal clients on the knot, weddingwire, nycityweddings.com, and liweddings.com.
Playing and arranging guitar since the age of twelve. Studied classical guitar under the direction of William Zito, and flamenco guitar with Dennis Koster. Graduated from Hofstra with a BA in Music. Based on the traditional flamenco forms, his music styles range from the romantic and Latin-influenced forms such as Guajiras, and Rumbas, to the traditional forms of Sevillanas and Bulerias. His classical repertoire includes baroque and romantic. Often arranges popular songs for classical guitar as well as a number of original compositions in the Flamenco rumba style. Now working with percussionist Chris Howard and Flamenco dancers Lisa Adele Nazli, Viola Marks-Kelly & Leslie Carmen, forming the group Fuerza Flamenca, they combine true flamenco elements of dance, guitar, and percussion.
With 25 years of entertainment experience as the Saxophonist Extraordinaire! Classy, vibrant, energetic, party man. Graduated from NYC’s High School for the Performing Arts in 1984. Attended Berklee College in Boston and studied audio engineering. Influenced by Grover Washington Jr., David Sanborn, Bob Mintzer, Kenny Garrett, and his namesake 'King Curtis'. Donates time and funds to feedthechildren.org. Has performed with Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes & The Intruders, The Temptations Review, Kirk Franklin, Sounds of Blackness and The Noel Pointer Band with Dave Valentine. Has played weddings receptions & cocktail hours at Spin Around Sound for last 4 years Authentic Caribbean Steelpanist. Guaranteed to elevate your party to the event of the year!
Master of the unique instrument called the Chapman Stick, (combination guitar and bass on the same fretboard) Steve will infuse your cocktail hour with lots of wild "orchestration of the fingers" going on, over and above the subtle electronic effects. All hands are at all sectors of the board, plucking and strumming too. Slapping string percussion and harmonics add even more color”. Blending jazz with rock makes for a colorful listening experience.
Alan enjoys throwing all his energy into entertaining your guests, and his versatility seems endless, playing every genre of music possible from classical to classic rock. Don’t be surprised if you hear Mozart, Duke Ellington, Beatles, Pink Floyd, Metallica all back to back at your cocktail hour! Perfect for ceremonies, too. Plays on his own keyboards, or the piano at catering halls. Graduated in 1993 with BA at Queens College. Earned MA in 1997. Currently serves as Dept. Chair of Music at Great Neck South Middle School.
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As a trained dancer, Dawnette can put on a show on par with Tina Turner or even Beyoncé. A petite dynamo, she moves around the stage and brings the audience to their feet. She may even invite them to sing along with her for a memorable evening.
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Located in Syosset NY, The North Ritz Club offers a unique all around classy venue for your wedding or party!
Visit them at www.northritzclub.com or call Nadine, George or Bill at (516) 921-4000.
Spin Around Sound Entertainment has been a preferred vendor here for 13 years now. We are grateful for their recommendations, and work perfectly with their staff to provide the ultimate wedding team for your successful party experience!
"The wedding venues at Gurney’s include our pristine private beach, multilevel outdoor decks, and indoor dining and banquet spaces, along with our elegant bridal suite".
Contact Ginny Davis @ (631) 668-2345
Spin Around Sound Entertainment has been working with clients here for years and the venue's team could not be more accommodating and flexible.
Contact Alyssa, Debra, or TJ @ (631) 949-0476
81 Shore Rd., Shelter Island, NY 1164
Located in Washingtonville, NY.
Contact Austin Jones @ (845) 782-7310
& (845) 325-7140