Hire Our Musicians


Are you planning a wedding, party or other social event?

Consider offering your guests something special to remember — entertainment by LIVE MUSICIANS.  Live music makes an impression that will endure in your guests’ recollections and will make your event truly memorable.

When you are paying for live music, deal with the “pros”.

We’re professional, we’re affordable, and we’ll make your event even more exciting.

Your event is special, so don’t settle for less than the best.

We’re the oldest, most respected name in the business.  Established in 1902, we’ve entertained Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts for more than a century.

Pick here from the finest musicians and bands in the area.

Choose by Category or Style of Music

Dance Bands for Banquets, Parties, Lounges, etc.

Al Abbott Band
Bill and Mary Andrews Band
Joe Carrier Band
Dan Ferreira & The Meadowlarks
Stan Holtzman Band
Dick Lupino Band
Jack McNamara Band
Bill Moretti Band
Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band
PB Music
Bob Sagnella Band
Lois Vaughan
George Zecher Orchestras

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“Show” Bands, “Cover” Bands, “80’s” Bands

Bill and Mary Andrews Band
Joe Carrier Band
Dick Lupino Band
Jack McNamara Band
Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band

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Calypso, Island & Brazilian Music

Dan Moretti – Brazilian
George Zecher – Calypso & Island

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Wedding Services

Caprice Ensemble
Classical Wedding Services of New England
Dick Lupino Band
Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band
Lois Vaughan

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Chamber Music Ensembles

Caprice Ensemble
Musica Dolce

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Solo Performers

Ron Fournier, solo pianist

Mike Magnelli, solo guitar

Newport Harp, solo harp

Jordan Nunes, solo piano

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Jazz and Blues

Al Basile, cornet

Marty Ballou, string bass, electric bass

Paul Del Nero, string bass

Kirk Feather, saxophone

Kent Hewitt, piano

Dan Moretti, saxophone

Joe Parillo, piano

Richard (“Ritchee”) Price, trumpet

Carl Querfurth, trombone

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Arrangers / Composers

Joe Carrier

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Vocalists

Contact PFM office for recommendations

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Instrumentalists / Music Teachers

Cello
Steven Laven
Theodore Mook
Aron Zelkowicz
Oboe
Jane Murray
Percussion (Drums)
Piero Guimaraes
Craig McNutt
String Bass
Joseph Bentley
Joseph Higgins
Eliot Porter
Trombone
Alexei Doohovskoy
Trumpet
Joseph Foley
Violin
Sasha Callahan
Sophia Herman
John Sumerlin

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Symphony Orchestras

Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

Cape (Cod) Symphony Orchestra

Chorus of Westerly and Festival Orchestra

Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra

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