"Just a note of thanks and
to tell you that Marti and I and our guests aboard the SUN DREAM thoroughly
enjoyed the fine music. Thanks for making my special night more perfect."
Wayne & Marti Huizenga
"Take a deep, well-deserved bow for your starring role in the formal
inauguration of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Without
you in the "cast", the Foundation's March 3rd opening could not have
been the elegant and memorable occasion that it was. To say you came
through when called upon is possibly the understatement of the century...it
was a first-class performance on your part -- handled as only a professional
can. We weren't worried about you for one minute. Bravo!"
N. Horvitz., Co-Chairman
Broward Center for the Performing Arts Formal Inaugural Evening
"This letter is an expression of our appreciation for the wonderful
music that you provided for the Miami City Ballet's opening event in
Ft. Lauderdale. Your music was very much enjoyed by all present. We
heard only the most positive comments and compliments."
A. Kaiser, Development Manager
Miami City Ballet
"On behalf of the trustees, artists, and staff of the Miami City Ballet,
I would like to thank you for your outstanding work in making the "Nutcracker
Magic" dinner dance celebration a most elegant success. You have an
excellent group of musicians whose talents inspired everyone to dance
at the event.
P. Thurer, Special Events Volunteer Coordinator
Miami City Ballet
"...we were thrilled with your beautiful and high caliber music. You
may be sure that we will be contacting you in the future for other events."
M. Parks, President
Fort Lauderdale Philharmonic Society
"Calls have been coming in since Sunday from guests of the Florida Grand
Opera Gala. The comments are all about the fabulous evening and sensational
music. Guest after guest has raved about every music segment, but the
dancing portion was the hit of the evening!"
Kathleen Ruiz, Manager/Public Relations
"As promised, you kept the dance floor full all evening."
S. & B. Hollowell, General Chairmen
Lauderdale Debutante Presentation Committee, Inc.
"We heard nothing but fine comments about our Service Awards Banquet
this year. Thanks in great part to the fabulous music you provided."
R. V. Gonzalez, Employee Relations
The Miami Herald Publishing Company
"Emilie and I were absolutely delighted with you and your band at my
daughter's wedding. The excellent quality and diversity of your musicians
made the whole evening a tremendous success for all of us."
Congressman E. Clay Shaw, Jr.
"On behalf of the American Heart Association of South Palm Beach County,
I would like to thank you for your wonderful music for our annual Heart
Ball. All the comments from our guests were extremely positive and everyone
had a great time. We would not hesitate to recommend your service to
J. Johnson, S. County Field Representative
American Heart Association
"I just wanted
to thank you for doing such a tremendous job at our
Golden Heart Award Gala. Your orchestra is terrific!"
& Melba Urbanek
"Thank you very much for an incredible performance and show you presented
us with last Friday on the occasion of the French Bicentennial celebration
of French Haute Couture at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami. The
French Consul and his wife for whom we organized the party congratulated
us on our choice of orchestra and so did many of the other guests who
attended. You always know how to provide the right music at the right
time and the music certainly was right for this occasion."
J. Bauer, Chairman
Honorary Consul of Guatemala
"Your choice of songs, both old and new, was a great mix, with something
for everyone. Your performance was so professional that it made the
whole reception a jubilant affair. It was super! Again, many thanks
for making so many happy memories."
J. & R. Crane
US Department of Justice
"...thanks to Jerry Wayne of Jerry Wayne Music & Entertainment, for
truly making the 1997 Industry Holiday Party, "The Moon, The Stars,
and the Deep Blue Sea" a night to remember, at the Westin Resort, Miami
Beach, on December 16, 1997."
E. Larkin, S. Florida MPI Board of Directors
South Florida Chapter Meeting Professionals International
"Your music is always "heavenly". You are still my favorite band leader!"
B. J. Buntrock
"Thank you so much for your participation in the exciting Grand Opening
Celebration. You helped to make the party a huge success."
N. Karp, Official All-Star Cafe, Miami
and K. Lambert & S. Stevens Planet Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale
"We were very pleased by the musicians provided by your company and
we received many positive comments from our employees who enjoyed their
J. Stickeler, Sr. Personnel Representative
"Thank you for a beautiful evening. You were great. Please convey our
appreciation to every member of your fantastic orchestra."
"I want to thank you very much for arranging the entertainment for our
parties during the NATPE convention in Miami. The musicians and performers
were perfect for each function, and a great time was had by our guests.
O. Simon, VP/Creative Services
Group W Productions
"I want to take this opportunity to express the sincere appreciation
of the Worth Avenue Association for your efforts in making our annual
fashion show such a smash success.
S. Reinus, Executive Director
Worth Avenue Association
"Thanks for the terrific job you and your band did at our 1st Anniversary
Gala. Your patience, good humor and willingness to go the extra mile
were greatly appreciated.
M. Merkley, GM
The New World Symphony
"The band played fantastically, the singers were tremendous and your
ability to be flexible and "ad lib" when necessary was crucial to the
evening's success. Please thank the members of your band for us, as
they all are to be applauded as well as yourself. You are truly a professional."
D. Smith, Foundation Dinner Chairperson
St. Thomas Aquinas Foundation
"You were extremely well received. We are very grateful to you for doing
such an outstanding job. People are calling this the best ball ever.
It has been a pleasure to work with you."
B. & L. Greene, Chairmen
Bethesda Hospital Ball
"Thank you for the wonderful music for the Bethesda Ball. All comments
were positive. They were even dancing at the cocktail reception."
Bethesda Hospital Ball
"You are truly a master of entertainment! We've had tremendous feedback
from a number of Ball attendees about your music. A variety of music
was handled smoothly and expertly. The violinists were a lovely addition,
rounding out the evening, and you and your female vocalist were outstanding!"
B. Mueller & M. Windle, Co-Chairmen
Bethesda Hospital Association
"Our banquet proved to be an outstanding success enhanced by you and
your musicians and vocalists."
T. Canter, President
City of Hope
"Thank you for your participation in the event."
Linda Evans Pro/Celebrity Tennis Tournament
"Your band's enthusiasm was obviously transferred to many of us who
were seen on the dance floor. Thank you for making it a truly enjoyable
D. Just, Executive Director
American Lung Association
"You and your band always perform the most appropriate music which fits
the nature of our organization and the uniqueness of our dinner. I chose
your band to perform at our event not only for your talent, but because
I have confidence in your professionalism."
R. Novak, Director
Simon Wiesenthal Center
"Jerry, Jerry, Jerry! My dear, sweet, talented, reliable Jerry. To try
to describe in words how much you and your music added to our ball "A
Night at the Casbah" would definitely bankrupt the English language!
As always, you were perfect."
Alzheimer's Association Royal Purple Society
"All my guests enjoyed the good quality of the ambiance music and we
were especially pleased with the touch of French melodies you included
in your show."
Le Conseiller Commercial de France
"A successful event is the result of many ingredients...a fabulous party
is due to the fun and participation of the guests. Your musical talent
kept everyone happy."
E. A. Wiener, Director of Development
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith
"I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you and the members
of your band for what I consider was an excellent performance. Your
music made our dinner dance a very enjoyable affair and one that the
members of our staff will remember."
"Your professionalism and dedication to the entertainment during the
Labor Day weekend was appreciated, and I thank you."
Boca Raton Hotel & Club
"On behalf of the President's Ball committee, the Foundation and Miami
Children's Hospital, we would like to thank you for providing us with
such beautiful music for our President's Ball. We had so many compliments
on the music which you and your orchestra played, and we truly appreciate
the fact that you were able to play such appropriate music for us."
D. Cerniglia, Entertainment Chairman
Miami Children's Hospital Foundation
"it was unanimous...the music was super. In all my 20+ years attending
the Holy Cross Ball, I have never seen so many enjoying the music, and
crowding the dance floor. It was a beautiful party, and we thank you
for your part in making it so special.
J. Stuart, Music Chairman
Holy Cross Hospital Foundation
"Everyone is still talking about your superb performance at our major
dinner dance a few months ago, which featured Sheila MacRae and Jerry
Van Dyke. These two professionals couldn't get over how adept you were
at accompanying them during their shows."
S. Baron, Director of Public Relations
Biscayne Medical Center
"We've heard nothing but rave remarks about how good the band was! This
year we hit the spot! We're looking forward to including you in our
T. Wood, Jr., President
American Cancer Society
"Your name has been given to us as one of the best in the business."
J. Lewis, Director of Catering
The Grand Bay Hotel
"I would like to thank you for your outstanding work in making our annual
musical extravaganza a most successful evening. We have heard many wonderful
comments about your orchestra from our guests. Your music was excellent,
and we enjoyed the variety."
P. Armaly, Chairman of the Board
Children's Resource Fund, Inc.
"On behalf of the Easter Lily Ball committee, I want to thank you for
the delightful evening of music - something for everyone. I have had
nothing but great comments regarding your band, and I am very pleased
with your choice of music for our affair."
F. Andreae, Entertainment Chairman
"My employees, their guests and I (all 250 of us) had a fabulous time
dancing to your music and listening to our favorite song (referring
to, of course, "This Bud's For You")."
J. Orthwein, Jr., President/GM
Double Eagle Distributing, Inc.
"The people were really pleased with the way you handled their affair.
As we all know, a successful party could not be possible without an
extremely lively, enthusiastic and danceable orchestra such as yours."
E. W. M. Jongen, Catering Director
Sonesta Beach Hotel & Tennis Club
"I have received nothing but praise and commendations on the superior
performances by you and your men. I am always proud and confident to
recommend your fine organization since it is most comforting to do business
with such a reliable and reputable outfit."
J. Fainer, Catering Director
Eden Roc Hotel
"As usual, you exceeded our expectations. It is really a pleasure working
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