Friday, November 24, 2017

A Wonderful Time for Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas
Jingle Bell Rock with Gabriel's Trumpet
Decorative streamers for the Holiday season

Black Friday shoppers took a welcome respite from discounts and sales to reflect upon the meaning of Christmas with the Piccola carolers and Heralding Trumpets. Both ensembles were positioned in front of the beautiful and dazzling Christmas Tree, Stoneridge Mall, Pleasanton.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Music was the perfect compliment

Music from the Great American Songbook

There was a family celebration of a woman celebrating her 90th birthday. Ambient music provided that perfect touch during an excellent brunch at Scott's Seafood Grille and Bar in Oakland.  The party planner shared her praise- "The music was perfect. Everyone enjoyed the music, especially the birthday girl, 90 years young." Celebrity Gems arranges Jazz music, ethnic music, and dance bands in Oakland, San Jose, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Lovely Sugar Plum Fairy and Christmas Carolers at Outlet Stores

The sweet and lovely Sugar Plum Fairy and traditional Carolers gathered around the huge Christmas Tree to herald-in the holiday season at the San Francisco Premium Outlets in Livermore.
Shoppers gathered around the Carolers 
Holiday shoppers took photos with the Sugar Plum Fairy

Sunday, November 5, 2017

A Tribute to The King of Pop

"The George Cole Trio" and their Tribute to Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole Tribute to a  Sold-Out Audience

"The George Cole Jazz Trio" featuring three of the Bay Area's finest musicians, offered their tribute to Grammy Award Winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist Nat King Cole. Vocalist and song stylist George Cole included Nat King Cole's "Mona Lisa," "Rambling Rose," and "Get your Kicks on Route 66." George and his backup artists Sir Richard Nelson Hall on the piano and Carla Kaufman on the upright bass received applause and admiration throughout their 1.5-hour concert. Celebrity Gems arranges jazz and swing music in Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, Palo Alto, and San Francisco.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Pomp, circumstance, and fun for Santa's arrival

The colorful Toy Soldier Marching Band led the Santa procession and Santa's arrival at Stoneridge Mall in Pleasanton. Santa followed the Marching Band on both levels of the Mall, with stops at Nordstroms, JC Penney, and Macy's. Santa then posed for pictures by the huge Christmas tree, center court. A colorful balloon making elf and a juggler with his Santa hat and red suspenders added to the festive afternoon. Celebrity Gems arranges marching bands, balloon artists, and jugglers in Pleasanton, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, San Francisco, and Oakland.
Santa joins the Toy Soldiers Marching Band
Toy Soldiers played popular Christmas songs and showtunes

Santa's elves leave their workshop for Mall

Elf balances club on his elf nose
A youngster learns to juggle and joins the Elf team
Glitterball compliments of balloon making elf

Santa's elves left their workshop for the Santa arrival at Stoneridge Mall, Pleasanton. A Juggling Elf with his Santa hat, red-tie and red suspenders and a balloon making elf took a break from their North Pole workshop to join Santa. Celebrity Gems arranges balloon artists and jugglers in Pleasanton, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose.