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What’s the Difference Between Blues and Jazz?

Whether you’re new to the world of Blues and Jazz, or you’re a seasoned Blues and Jazz music lover; we’d like to share with you our take on the differences between these two genres.  While the two music genres have a lot in common, they also have traits that make them unique from one another. […]

New to Jazz? Here’s a List of Recommended Jazz Artists

Time and time again I have friends contacting me asking for a list of recommended jazz artists.  Some of these friends are already jazz enthusiasts, looking for fresh new sounds. The rest of these friends are novice jazz listeners, trying to break into a new world of music. Anytime we begin listening to a new […]

A Brief History of Jazz in New York City

At Alex Levin Music, we represent the best Jazz Bands NYC has to offer.  When it comes time to hire a jazz band for your wedding, corporate event or party; keep in mind that we have a large roster of bands from which you can choose.  Before you inquire about one of our lively and […]

NYC Wedding Band Reviews

When it comes to searching for the perfect NYC Wedding Band, you want to be sure you are getting everything your heart desires.  I mean let’s face it, a GOOD wedding band is an investment. It’s an important investment, too because this is your wedding day: one of the most important days of your life!!! […]

New York Wedding Bands: From Nightlife to Events

When you begin researching New York Wedding Bands, we at Alex Levin Music understand how overwhelming the process can be.  As an NYC Jazz Music Agency, we represent a wide assortment of NYC Jazz Bands perfect for any wedding, corporate event, or party of any kind.  A Jazz Band for Hire is what we specialize […]

NYC Jazz Bands – Alex Levin Music

INTRO If you are in the market for an NYC jazz band then look no further…Alex Levin Music is here to provide you the most luxurious, elegant, and eclectic Jazz/Swing music in all of New York City.  We have a long roster of NYC Jazz Bands.   Whether you’re looking to dance the night away with […]

Five Must-Have Cocktail Hour Drinks

Five Must-Have Cocktail Hour Drinks You have finally said the words you’ve been waiting to say your entire life – the glorifying and heartfelt “I do”.  Your guests are congratulating you with hugs and kisses, as you begin to make your way into your decadent Cocktail Hour.  While calming Jazz music allures your guests with […]

The Smoke Rings: A Legendary NYC Jazz Band

Elegant, Lively, and Vibrant are three of the many adjectives that define the legendary NYC Jazz Band, The Smoke Rings. The Smoke Rings: The Acclaimed Album Now entering their seventh year together as a band, the group released an acclaimed album in 2016. The album features swing cover music from notable musicians such as: Duke […]

The WeddingWire Couples Choice Awards

The WeddingWire Couples Choice Awards Presents: Every year, The WeddingWire bestows the prestigious ‘Couples Choice Award’ on a select amount of local Wedding Professionals.  Now when we say select, we mean select!  According to WeddingWire, only the top five percent of local Wedding Professionals receive this award.  Over a million WeddingWire newlywed reviews are used […]

How to Create Seamless Transitions for Your Wedding Music

How to Create Seamless Transitions for Your Wedding Music Two questions we receive quite often are “What happens if my wedding music stops?” and “How do we create seamless transitions for my wedding music from ceremony, to the cocktail hour, to the party?”  It’s understandable that these questions get asked because they are important scenarios […]