in the music world only begins with a large repertoire of songs.
Some music groups possess additional strengths and aptitudes that
further define the meaning of the word. The Kit Reid Band maintains an exceptional
repertoire as a matter of course. You can choose from Top 40,
rock, big band swing and classic rock 'n' roll. You'll have plenty
of options if your tastes run to country and western, easy listening,
or society two-beat sounds. Ask for Motown, rhythm & blues,
Fifties music, ethnic songs, or special ballroom dance steps,
and you'll get your wish.
The skills of the individual players in
the Kit Reid band yield a deeper dimension to the group's versatility.
You hear the styles and the titles you've requested and you hear
each delivered true to the heart of the original genre.
Perhaps most important, a versatile band
understands that its job is not to overwhelm a party
the music isn't always the center of interest. The sounds play
subtle, changing role through the course of the evening, sometimes
highlighting and enhancing other focal points of the event, sometimes
serving as the background while people mingle. The agile players
in the Kit Reid Band can masterfully support all the nuances of
your special night.
Group leader Kit Reid
knows that a band's work begins long before the first downbeat.
Big events are carefully arranged, and his job starts in earnest
when he meets with the clients and party planners.
for the evening will be discussed, and a strategy can be designed
to use the music to enhance each segment of the night. A soft
and sensitive set can serve as the perfect backdrop for a conversational
cocktail hour. Appropriate sounds can be arranged to underscore
an elegant seated dinner. Special songs and fanfares may be used
to accent the other carefully crafted aspects of your party
thus insuring that each feature of the night gets its moment in
the sun. Later, when collars and spirits are loosened, the music
can be designed to become the focal point for dancing.
Tempos, volume levels,
costuming and pacing will be considered so that each of these
elements can be employed to contribute to the success of the night.
You'll discuss selection of songs and styles of music from his
extensive repertoire. Special request tunes may be added for the
event. Kit will draw on his strong experience in the private party
business to advise you on any questions you may have.
As the event date approaches
and the final plans are made, Kit Reid will be available for further consultation.
He'll continue to work with you to perfectly orchestrate the role
of the music in your affair. This kind of attention to detail
has put the Kit Reid Band in high demand, and made a reputation
for Kit Reid as a top professional in the private party market.
A wedding reception
can be one of the most memorable nights in a woman's life. Music,
properly used, can dramatically contribute to the success of the
Appropriate sounds can
be employed to highlight the features of the evening, such as
the announcement of the wedding party. The selection and delivery
of the song for the first dance play an important role. Music
can be coordinated with toasts to the wedding party, announcements,
bouquet toss, and the departure of the bride and groom.
Bandleader Kit Reid,
with years of experience and hundreds of weddings to his credit,
understands the subtle, unique role that his music can play in
the flawless wedding.
and Corporate Parties
The musical requirements
of other kinds of parties may vary. Company Christmas parties,
charity fundraisers, balls and galas each have a different agenda,
a different flow.
Often the night begins
with a cocktail hour and seated dinner. Here, music low in volume
can serve strictly as a backdrop. A program or auction may follow.
After this, however,
it's time to quickly shift gears and get to the dancing, to build
the momentum and keep the party moving. Count on the Kit Reid
Band to spark the party to life with a two hour set of continuous
No two parties are exactly
alike. Some bands comprehend this, and have the depth of skill
to appropriately respond to the situations that may be presented.
Count on the experience and talent of the Kit Reid Band for dealing
with the subtlety of your special night.