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STAN WIEST MUSIC (631) 754-0594 

EMAIL STAN@STANWIEST.COM  and STANWIEST@EARTHLINK.NET

 

STAN WIEST WRITES AND PERFORMS A SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT FOR THE BRIDE’S CEREMONY ENTRANCE-THE BRIDE CRIED WHEN SHE HEARD THE BEAUTIFUL  ARRANGEMENT

THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS -THE ELEGANCE OF A LIVE BAND AND THE LATEST MUSIC ON THE RADIO BY THE DJ -TAKES UP NO ADDITIONAL SPACE-NON STOP MUSIC 

STAN WIEST IN CONCERT ON EDDY DUCHIN’S PIANO

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STAN WIEST MUSIC PIANO CD “MUSIC TO DRIVE BY”  AVAILABLE ON EVERY MAJOR DOWNLOAD SITE iTUNES, AMAZON ETC

READ THE ARTICLE   “BAND DJ COMBINATION”  BELOW  BY WEDDING PLANNER STAN WIEST

READ THE REVIEWS ON  “THE KNOT”  AND THE REVIEWS FOR STAN’S PIANO CD “MUSIC TO DRIVE BY” AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE 

 

STAN WIEST IS RECOMMENDED BY  CBS RADIO, THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE DAILY NEWS, TIME OUT MAGAZINE, LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, NEW YORK WEDDINGS MAGAZINE, BRIDAL GUIDE MAGAZINE, WEDDINGS BELLS MAGAZINE, WEDDINGS MAGAZINE

 

STAN WIEST MUSIC is recommended in NEW YORK MAGAZINE –THE ESSENTIAL WEDDING GUIDE SPRING / SUMMER  and FALL /  WINTER  ISSUE for the 9th year in a row

NEW YORK MAGAZINE “This agency provides an array of bands and DJs- think mariachis, steel-drum ensembles, strolling violinists, and musicians well versed in Persian and Greek music. It’s a favorite among Dixieland fans, sitar aficionados and bagpipe enthusiasts. The band and DJ combo packages are especially popular for weddings”

BI LINGUAL SPANISH ENGLISH DJ MC WITH LATIN PERCUSSIONIST

Maria Mc Bride-Mellinger Editor at Bride’s Magazine in New York City Recommends STAN WIEST MUSIC for WEDDINGS in her book “The Perfect Wedding Reception”

 

JOAN HAMBURG -WOR AM RADIO PERSONALITY IN NEW YORK RECOMMENDS STAN WIEST MUSIC

In her award-winning book “City Weddings” Joan Hamburg says:

“With over 17 bands and orchestras working for him, Stan Wiest can get you the perfect music for your wedding, and, because he’s a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants, Wiest really understands the intricacies of wedding performances

The list of musicians he can get for you is enormous, since he handles everything from ballroom dance bands to steel drums, mariachi groups, bagpipers, bluegrass bands,classical groups, Greek bouzouki music, sitars, German Octoberfest, and DJs

Go to his website and take a look at the 112 music pages he has set up. He’s great to work with and an amazing wedding resource”

STAN WIEST LEADS THE BAND AND IS ALSO YOUR DJ / MC FOR NON STOP MUSIC

STAN WIEST MUSIC IS A MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION OF BRIDAL CONSULTANTS.

STAN WIEST IS A CLASSICAL AND JAZZ CONCERT PIANIST. STAN  WILL ORCHESTRATE THE MUSIC TO SUIT YOUR CEREMONY NEEDS

OVER 288 RAVE REVIEWS ON  www.liweddings.com

VOTED BEST OF 2021 BY LONG ISLAND BRIDES

VISIT OUR HOME PAGE STAN WIEST MUSIC FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT INFORMATION  BY CLICKING THE HOME PAGE LINK BELOW

 

CLICK ON THIS HOME PAGE LINK FOR  STAN WIEST MUSIC CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

 

STAN WIEST MUSIC  WIEST HAS PERFORMED FOR GALAS FOR BARBARA WALTERS, SALLY JESSY RAPHAEL, TONY RANDALL, FRANK SINATRA, SAMMY DAVIS JR, VICTOR BORGE, THE RED CROSS, IBM, USO, FLEET WEEK,  TOURED WITH IRVING CAESAR (GEORGE GERSHWIN’S LYRICIST)  PERFORMED WEDDING FOR ROYAL FAMILY OF SRI  LANKA, THE DU PONT WEDDING, WEDDING FOR FAMILY MEMBER OF CONDUCTOR ARTURO TOSCANINI, THE TONIGHT SHOW BAND

THE ENTERTAINMENT FOR MARISHKA HARGITAY’S  BIRTHDAY PARTY (DETECTIVE OLIVIA BENSON ON TV “LAW AND ORDER SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT”), GALAS FOR COMMANDER “HOOT” GIBSON (IN CHARGE OF THE JOINT US RUSSIA ATLANTIS SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION), BUD HARRELSON (NY METS MANAGER) , WEDDING FOR  ROLLAND SMITH’S  (CBS TV ANCHOR) SON

STAN WIEST PROVIDED THE MUSIC FOR THE WEDDINGS OF THE EDITORS OF RED BOOK, COSMOPOLITAN AND BRIDAL GUIDE MAGAZINES, THE WEDDING OF THE DAUGHTER OF GREG BUTTLES NEW YORK JETS ALL STAR PLAYER AND WEDDING OF THE LEAD ACTRESS IN THE BROADWAY MUSICAL “JEKYLL AND HYDE”

MEET STAN WIEST

PROVIDED THE 15 PIECE ORCHESTRA FOR THE WORLD PREMIER OF THE MOVIE “MADE OF HONOR” STARRING PATRICK DEMPSEY AT THE ZIEGFELD THEATER IN MANHATTAN, CBS TV CHANNEL 2 ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT 15 PIECE ORCHESTRA   PERFORMING FOR PATRICK DEMPSEY

AS AN ACTOR AND MUSICIAN STAN WIEST APPEARED ON THE TELEVISION SOAP OPERA “ANOTHER WORLD” BOTH “BAY CITY” AND “SOMERSET”. IN MANHATTAN  STAN WORKED ON STAGE WITH ADRIENNE BARBEAU AND APPEARED IN SEVERAL MOVIES  (with Harry Belafonte, Zero Mostel)

OUR WEDDING DJ MC  SERVICES

ARTICLE BY STAN WIEST WEDDING PLANNER MEMBER ASSOCIATION BRIDAL CONSULTANTS

BAND  DJ ORCHESTRA COMBINATIONS . With the growing diversity required by brides and grooms a new trend is developing in wedding reception music. The emergence of the BAND DJ ORCHESTRA COMBINATION on Long Island and in the New York area.Many brides and grooms and their families seek the elegance and excitement of a live band.
The wide appeal of the current club music also bring in the desire to hear the original artists. Rather than settling for one aspect (Band or DJ) brides and grooms are now looking at the BAND DJ Orchestra Combination.Prior problems with having a Band and a separate DJ is that twice as much space is required. Also two completely different sound systems.
The new BAND DJ ORCHESTRA combination has the DJ set up within the band – at NO EXTRA COST to the client.A bride and groom can have the very latest music on the radio for their wedding (music that was just released that week) and still have the elegance and excitement of a live band performing for their wedding. This is also becoming a tremendous factor in mediating the differences in opinions between brides and grooms as well as between the future couples and their in-laws.

This now allows a bride and groom to stay within their music budget by contracting a 5, 6 or 7 piece band with the DJ set up included. The bride and groom can make up a list of every song to be played with the DJ set up.

Parents who want a band are now more willing to help out with the costs of the music. This now enables everyone attending the wedding to say “My kind of music was performed” regardless of the age group.  No age group is excluded and it guaranteed a packed dance floor.

Catering establishments love the idea since it is not taking up any extra space designated to the performing area. Wedding planners and consultants love the idea because it gives them a tremendous flexibility in their proposals to clients.  Everyone comes out a winner with this new trend.

One extremely importation additional benefit is that there is non stop music for the entire reception. No breaks. Guests can always be dancing whenever they want.

This is a superb idea for buffet receptions, tent weddings as well as traditional sit down wedding receptions.

Clients love the idea because it eliminates the complaint of “the music is taking a break.”

WEDDING BAND DJ COMBINATION WEDDING MANSION AT OYSTER BAY

STAN WIEST BAND DJ ORCHESTRA COMBINATION

ELEGANCE-SOPHISTICATION-SATISFACTION The function of a band is to be of service to the client. A wedding is the “Bride’s” day. The wedding should run smoothly in the hands of an experienced leader/M.C.
The band should be flexible to change with the needs of the guests and be cooperative with the catering establishment.The Stan Wiest Band/Orchestra and Stan Wiest Music is featured in Bridal Guide Magazine, published nationally.
In special articles, Bridal Guide Magazine specifies what brides should look for in a band for a successful, problem free wedding reception.  Stan Wiest was interviewed about his personalized approach to weddings, problem solving in advance, creating an elegant, special day for the bride and groom and ELIMINATING ALL STRESS FOR THE BRIDE.

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STAN WIEST PIANO CD “MUSIC TO DRIVE BY”

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STAN WIEST DJ AND LIVE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT WEDDING REVIEWS ON  “THE  KNOT”

 Posted by Gary M

I can’t say enough good things about Stan Wiest. A consummate professional and all around great person to work with. Anytime we had questions about anything, he got back to us in a timely manner and always worked with us to make sure we were happy. His musical skill is top notch as well, and he knew exactly the right things to play to make our wedding a special day. You can’t go wrong with Stan – Stan’s the man!

Posted by Kim M

We were so lucky to have Stan as the pianist at our wedding! His excellency shone through at our very intimate, Christmastime event. Can’t recommend his live jazz work enough. He was truly a pleasure to work with from beginning to end. My mother even called him the star of the show lol!

 

Posted  by Allyssa L

We were honored that Stan Wiest was able to be our pianist at our wedding. From start to finish his playing was magical. All of our guests ranted and raved about how professional and enchanting the music was. Stan exceeded our expectations and we would choose him time and time again. Thank you for a wonderful Christmas Wedding filled with music that only a talented pianist such as Stan could pull off. If you’re looking for a pianist for your wedding or big event, Stan is the man! Thanks again!

Posted by Jon F

We were lucky enough to book Stan Wiest as the piano player at our intimate COVID-era wedding reception, and his music single-handedly (double?) elevated the ambience to match the sense of celebration of a large, more formal wedding. Stan is a gentleman, a consummate professional, and, most importantly, an extremely talented solo pianist (for those who know the reference, think Carmen Cavallaro in musical style and dexterity). Stan played enjoyable classics and all our songs requests seamlessly from cocktail hour through to cake cutting with just a few short breaks. As a testament to his musical prowess, we requested the showstopper “Bumble Boogie” as the last song, and Stan performed it flawlessly after hours of playing. It was a privilege to have a musician of his caliber at our event, which makes it easy for us to recommend Stan Wiest to anyone looking to make their night “unforgettable.” A class act! You will not find better.

posted by Chris R

Stan is the man! Very professional and responsive. He greatly contributed to our wonderful wedding day.

 

Posted by Jim W

Stan arranged the music for my daughter’s wedding and my wife and I could not be happier with all that he provided. He, himself played piano during the cocktail hour and provide a string quartet for the church. The musicians and DJ for the affair were outstanding. Stan is a very professional and all around great person to work with…. No regrets.. The Best.. Great value for the money..

 

 

Reviewed by Donna L

From our first contact to the end of the festivities, we couldn’t have asked for a better addition to our wedding than Stan. He was able to satisfy our desire for traditional music for the ceremony and upbeat dance music afterwards. In addition, he acted as MC and helped the event flow smoothly. Stan is definitely the whole package

 

 

Reviewed by Candice B

Stan was an absolute delight. He took the time to learn 2 songs for our wedding ceremony and really knocked it out of the park. The ceremony wouldn’t have been as beautiful without Stan’s personal touch.

 

 

Reviewed by Karen L

Excellent experience using Stan. Starting with the reasonable price, the flexibility and attention to detail. They deliver what they promise and more… last minute I requested Science themed backgrounds for the green screen… the ones I provided were not compatible so they worked diligently to customize them and somehow made it work and did not charge me for the extra work. A pleasure to work with… accommodating and I highly recommend them.

 

 

Reviewed by Sarah D

we used stan wiest for our ceremony and cocktail hour music for our wedding and were thrilled. we met with stan and he made the process very easy and fun. he was accommodating and made us know that if we had any problems throughout the wedding planning process, we could come to him. ceremony and cocktail hour music was reasonable and knocked it out of the park. we were so happy.

 

 

Reviewed by Samantha P

Working with Stan was the easiest and best decision we made while planning our wedding. Stan is very professional and easy to work with. His knowledge of not only music for ceremony and reception but also of wedding planning in general is unmatched. He has been in this business for a long time and it shows in the connections he has made and the service he is able to provide. For our wedding, Stan provided us with the most beautiful string quartet for our ceremony, the most amazing DJ and percussionist for our reception and he himself played piano at our cocktail hour. Not only was Stan the most professional and accessible out of all our our wedding vendors, he truly tries to connect with his brides on a more personal level and you don’t feel like just another client which is so important. Stan caters to the specifics of what you want for your wedding which was so important to us and he was able to deliver a truly unique musical selection to our preferences. We cannot say enough amazing things about Stan and hands down choosing him as your music vendor will be the best decision you make during the wedding planning process. Thank you Stan, for all you do and for making our wedding unforgettable!

 

 

Reviewed by Ken T

Stan Wiest and his crew were excellent during our wedding. They made the process very laid back and we didn’t have to intervene at all. Also, huge props to Stan for learning a few Final Fantasy songs to play during the pre-ceremony. The songs I selected were also fairly difficult but he was able to handle task with ease. What a great musician! DJ and photo booth that were provided were also top notch! They made sure that everyone was dancing and there was no lull during the event. All things considered, Angela and I are extremely pleased with Stan Wiest Music and recommend him and his team to anyone looking for DJ/Music/Entertainment for the event.

 

Reviewed by Karen C

Stan and DJ Ralph did a magnificent job performing at our wedding this past weekend. We could not have been happier. Stan is an amazing piano/keyboardist and the ceremony and cocktail music was so beautiful and romantic. He played all of our favorite songs. DJ Ralph was so much fun and everyone was tearing it up on the dance floor. All of my guest commented how much fun they had. Stan and Ralph were dressed to the nines. They were professional and receptive to our ideas and requests. We were so happy with our decision to use them at our wedding. Thank you Stan and Ralph xoxox Karen & John McHugh

 

Reviewed by Andrew B

Stan Wiest is awesome. He is such a friendly, down to earth guy. He’s quirky in a good way. He was very professional, accommodating, and most of all, talented. Stan and DJ Mike brought an energy and a sophistication to my wedding that exceeded my expectations. My wife Jillian and I were very happy. Plus, he lived around the corner from us so that was a big help too. DJ Mike played all the songs we requested and even sprinkled in some songs of his own choosing that fit our tastes and mood. DJ Mike knew I was an 80’s rock fan so he brought Jillian and me out to the dance floor and had everyone circle around us. It was really quiet since this was the beginning of the wedding. DJ Mike said we looked like a fun party couple and then he played “Any Way You Want It” by Journey. I started to dance and lip sync and everybody went nuts. It was funny and cool and unexpected. My wife thought I knew about it but I had no idea. Stan Wiest is great. I highly recommend them.

 

 

Reviewed by STEVEN M

Stan did a phenomenal job ensuring the music selection for my wedding was executed as requested from myself and my beautiful wife. Stan played the piano during ceremony, cocktail hour and played all requests made during cocktail hour. The ceremony music was perfect as my wife walked down the isle to “Holy” by Florida Georgia line. Stan acted as the director for the band/DJ combination we had during the reception which was a wonderful balance between the two, honestly we couldn’t tell during some moments what song the band was playing and what song the DJ music was playing, Stan and the band were in fact that good! Lastly Stan’s attitude was wonderful and he was a pleasure to work with even with a change of venue 90 days away from the event and offered insight and solutions to help get us right on track! Stan Wiest Music IS the way to go and we will be going directly to Stan for any future music needs. Stan, thank you one last time from Myself & Carla!

REVIEWS FOR “MUSIC TO DRIVE BY”

STAN WIEST PIANO CD     www.music-you-will-love.com

A Top seller on Amazon.com

 

This CD is a standout for its beautiful arrangements of beautiful music. For anyone who likes American “standards,” this is a great pick.

AMAZON.COM        5 STARS REVUE

 

 “Not only is he a terrific pianist, but his choice of material is absolutely first rate- some truly great songs, very well played”  PETER DUCHIN

 

“You’re clearly a talented guy”

JOE FAY – WNEW Metromedia Radio

 

“Completing the recordings in eight hours was “a feat,” says Euphoria owner David Sokol, who was impressed by Wiest’s performance. “The man knows every tune, he knows music history,” Sokol says. “He’s a serious musician and ‘serious musician’ is the highest compliment I can pay . . . I’ve heard the greatest musicians in the world, and Stan is excellent.”

DAVID SOKOL  – OWNER EUPHORIA STUDIOS

“PIANIST STAN WIEST ADDS ‘RECORDING ARTIST’ TO HIS LONG MUSICAL RESUME”

LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY

 

Dick Robinson, host of WHLI/1100 AM’s “American Standards by the Sea,” is also impressed by Wiest’s piano stylings. “His album is a nice reflection of the American Songbook,” he says. “I love that a song like ‘Night and Day’ is just piano. No trio, no big band, no singer. Stan does a wonderful job.”    DICK ROBINSON WHLI

“AMERICAN STANDARDS BY THE SEA”

 

“It is as beautiful of piano playing as one would ever want to hear. It’s absolutely delicious. It’s gorgeous.  Wonderful renditions of these songs. Each and every one a classic song. And you do a beautiful job, a masterful job on them. I want to compliment you on absolutely marvelous piano playing. A great great keepsake album. It  simply could not have been better. It really is a group of brilliantly played selections. It’s as good as it gets. And you have every right to be proud of it.”

 

PAUL RICHARDS

PROGRAM DIRECTOR WHLI

 

 

 

THE TIMES UNION

Piano virtuoso Stan Wiest offers “Music You Will Love –Volume One:  Music To Drive By” – draws from the Great American Songbook and beyond; Wiest’s wonderful technique and flair for interpretation are front-and-center. A generous 17 tracks of solo piano and it lives up to its title.”

 

 

“Stan Wiest has the perfect touch for the American Songbook. You can recognize the melody because he cares about the composers. A delightful CD, one you’ll listen to many times.

You’re a delightful guest. You have something to say and you say it in a most interesting way.”

 

John Bohannon

WRHU

 

 

“Move over Clayderman…there’s a new kid  at the 88’s who not only tickles the ivories, but gives us 17 tracks of pure AMERICAN SONGBOOK pleasure. That “new kid” is Stan Wiest, a  piano wizard. Stan’s “MUSIC TO DRIVE BY” is  “pure piano”. My radio show audience love’s Stan!

I can’t wait for Volume 2″ 

 

Bill Miller. Host of the syndicated Bill Miller Show, and Charter member of the Kansas Broadcaster’s “Hall Of Fame”

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