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16

Oct
2011

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JBP’s Geoff Contributing to Mobile Beat Online Magazine

On 16, Oct 2011 | No Comments | In DJs, Featured | By CMG

Geoff Short of Jerry Bruno Productions is proud to be a new contributing blogger for Mobile Beat Magazine online.  Mobile Beat is a leading DJ industry publication and Geoff will be writing various articles relating to the DJ business periodically.  Here is a Geoff’s latest Mobile Beat Blog entry:

Like many DJs, I have a varied entertainment background.  Being a well-rounded performer can only help a DJ be a more effective entertainer.  In addition to being a DJ, I’m a singer and currently the Band Leader of a 10-piece wedding band, but I have also spent a lifetime performing in live musical theatre productions and have directed them as well. So it’s not surprising that I often look at the profession – and, indeed, the art – of DJing through the lens of other performing art forms, especially theatre which naturally has a lot in common with DJing – rehearsal, public speaking, interaction with a live audience and technical elements including live sound reinforcement and of course, creative lighting.

Typical DJ gigs don’t involve curtain calls, but a look at some of the basic ways lighting is used in live theatre productions might get us closer to a standing ovation at the end of the night.

I was just reading a thread on one of the seemingly infinite online DJ forums.  This particular discussion caught my attention because it posed a question I’ve thought a lot about lately. Whether or not modern DJs actually need tons of state-of-the-art gear many of us seem obsessed with to be truly great entertainers.   I am still fairly new to the mobile DJ scene so it feels like I still have an objective point of view about the DJ profession.  I’ve been amazed at how much focus there has been in the mobile DJ community on gear that doesn’t actually make any music – specifically lighting.

I have a theory.  We dig toys.

Click to read the whole article: All the (DJ’s) World is a Stage: Why DJs could learn Lighting Lessons from the Theatre

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16

Oct
2011

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News & Updates

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Jerry Bruno Productions’ Agent, Band Leader and DJ Geoff Short Now on DJ Video Network!

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Jerry Bruno Productions‘ Agent, Band Leader and DJ Geoff Short is proud to be a new part of the DJ Video Network, a DJ-focused website dedicated to webcasting videos about the DJ profession.  Geoff produces DJ gig log videos and other performing arts documentary videos the DJVN recently included his video channel “Call-Back with Geoffrey Short” on its programming line-up!  Check out Geoff’s show at: http://djvideonetwork.com/youtube/call-back-with-geoffrey-short

 

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10

Oct
2011

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In Where We Perform

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Weekend Roundup

On 10, Oct 2011 | No Comments | In Where We Perform | By CMG

Live Wedding Bands

  • The Orchestra at Tom’s Country Place for the Plato-Luca wedding
  • The Orchestra at the Marriott Key Center for the Miller-Glass wedding
  • Rick & the Cutting Edge at Windows on the River for the Kissling wedding
  • The Avenue at the Columbus Athletic Club for the Pervo wedding
  • RadioActive at Briarwood Golf Course for the Slaga wedding
  • TCB at the Kah Kwa Club for the Baldwin-Euliano wedding

Wedding DJs

Live Musicians

26

Sep
2011

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Weekend Roundup

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Live Wedding Bands

  • The Orchestra at The Wilson Lodge for the Bowman-Durkalski wedding
  • The Avenue at Marriott Key Center for the Nikrant-Macke wedding
  • Dukes of Wail at Mill Creek Park for the Ream-Jackson wedding
  • Rick & the Cutting Edge at Raintree Country Club for the Renner wedding
  • After Dark at LaCentre for the Edwards-Wilson wedding
  • TCB at the Shoreby Club for the Shugart-O’Neill wedding
  • RadioActive at Severance Hall for the Douglas-Olin wedding

Wedding DJs

Live Music

  • The Orchestra at Landerhaven for a Village of Marymount Annual Fundraiser
  • Guitarist Phil Talbot at Acacia Country Club for a Patron of the Arts in the Vatican Museums event
  • Esto Jazz at Signature of Solon Country Club for the Ohio Trucking Association Black Tie dinner

Party DJs

Wedding Ceremony Musicians

19

Sep
2011

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In Where We Perform

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Weekend Roundup

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Live Wedding Bands

Wedding DeeJays

Live Event Music

  • Rock Capitol Live Band Karaoke at Kalahari Water Park Resort for a Travel Centers of America event
  • After Dark band and bagpiper Daune Dickson at the Union Club for a Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem benefit
  • Eric Noltkamper Polka Band at Shaker Country Club for Octoberfest
  • Panorama Steel Drums at a private residence for a block party

Live Event DJs

  • DJ Geoff Short at Kalahari Water Park Resort for a Travel Centers of America event

Live Ceremony Music

12

Sep
2011

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In Where We Perform

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Weekend Roundup

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Live Bands

  • My Three Sons at Hyatt Regency at the Arcade for the Goodwill State Conference

Live Jazz Music

Wedding Reception Bands

  • The Avenue at Glenmoor Country Club for the Burlas-Robbins wedding
  • Redline band at Chautaqua Institute for the Krembs wedding
  • The Orchestra at the Rock Hall for the Tomon-DeFeo wedding
  • TCB at the Silver Grille for the Jones-Danatelli wedding
  • RadioActive at Glidden House for the Kestner wedding

Wedding DJs

Cleveland DJs

  • DJ Matt Gazdak at the Walden Inn for the Shaw 40th Anniversary party

Wedding Ceremony Musicians