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Jimmy Howes

Event DJ from Maywood, NJ - Will travel up to 60 miles
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$600 - $5000 per event
We put on an event like no other company can, within your budget. Jimmy Howes brings an entirely new perspective to your event.

With years of performing at nightclubs around the New York Metro area, Jimmy Howes knows how to rock a party. Jimmy will transform your event and create an amazing time that you and your guests will remember for many, years to come. Also, Jimmy is fully insured!

Please also visit my web page... Jimmy Howes Entertainment !

Jimmy offers free options like lighting effects, karaokie, video's, giveaways and much more.

No matter how large or small, your event will be given the highest attention. Be ready to take your event to the next level with Jimmy Howes. He loves what he does and will turn your wedding, Sweet 16, Corporate Edent, Birthday Party, Prom or any other party into a memory that will last forever.

Please telephone me at or email me at and be ready ready to make your event the best it can be.

Jimmy Howes has been rated New Jersey and New York City's #1 Wedding DJ & emcee. He has DJ'ed over 1,000 weddings. He is also a professional Radio DJ with a Marconi Award and Radio Crystal Award honors, and an award winning Radio Commercial writer and voice over talent. When you book Jimmy Howes, you are getting a very experienced and professional DJ. Jimmy's pride in his work is what makes him the perfect choice for your wedding or any corporate or business function you are planning. Jimmy's the most experienced DJ in the industry. No one loves doing this as a profession more than Jimmy Howes. This is not a side job for him, Jimmy Howes is a real, professional DJ and emcee. He loves working with you on the small details about your wedding reception because that's what makes it a success. If you're the type of couple that needs someone who will handle and organize all of the details for you, such as introductions, music selections and even the music that gets played during dinner and the cake cutting and the Bouquet and Garter portion of the reception, Jimmy's happy to help you with every detail. Jimmy has a team of DJ business partners which include Steve Bloom and Greta Latona. There is other information about Jimmy Howes all over the internet if you simply just google him or Greta Latona or Steve Bloom. Quality, experience and trust is what Jimmy's all about.
Jimmy Howes has one of the best reputations in the entertainment business. Jimmy will make your wedding day as stress-less for you, as possible! Don't you already have enough to worry about? Booking Jimmy Howes will make your wedding reception, or any affair, one of the best times of your life. Jimmy's goal is to make it possible for you to just show up and have a GREAT TIME without having to worry about the entertainment at your wedding. Remember, you are the Stars and this day is all about you and Jimmy never forgets that. Jimmy works closely and professionally with all the other professionals you hired for your reception, he understands that there is no letter "I" in the word TEAM. Jimmy will fit right in with the other team members you hired for that day and that's important. Please remember that Jimmy looks out for your best interests and no other DJ would promise you that! Jimmy includes a free light show with each wedding and party he DJ's.
Also, a kids party is no problem for Jimmy. Jimmy gets the crowd involved and teaches the line dances expected at wedding receptions, if that's what you want. Jimmy will be the life of the party if that's what you are looking for! Don't hire a "DEAD BEAT DJ" who just stands there and takes your money. There are too many of those type of DJ's out there... Hey, if you're looking for a "Laid Back, MELLOW DJ", Jimmy can play that part too. Jimmy knows how to get a party started and keeps it going: "It's an honor, to be a part of your big day". Call Jimmy Howes at or e-mail him any time with questions. Jimmy takes pride that he was one of the original innovators and creators of what is considered today's modern wedding reception. Jimmy has trained over 750 DJ's over the years here in the Tri-State Area. Once you book Jimmy, you have access to him 24/7. The secret to a successful party or wedding reception is open communication and trust between the DJ and the Client. Jimmy likes to meet with you to go over the final details to be sure everyone is happy and confident that your day will be a success. If you can't meet with him, we can do it on the phone or via e-mail. No stress for you is added by Jimmy.

Jimmy is on the radio every weekday morning with his co host Greta Latona on WGHT RADIO. Greta is also a member of Jimmy's DJ Business along with Steve Bloom. Because we love what we do, it's a sure thing that you can trust your weddng with us. Jimmy can also provide live piano music at your wedding ceremony or coctail hour from Steve Bloom, the premier music entertainer in the Tri-State Area, as long as you book early and he is available.

HEY, WHAT ABOUT OTHER PARTYS? That's no problem!

Sweet 16's

One of the most exciting times in a girl's life is turning sixteen. We offer high energy DJ or VJ entertainment playing today's hottest hits. Every sweet sixteen party is different. We offer a light show, plazma screens, and giveaways customized to your needs. We can fit any budget because your daughter deserves a Sweet-16 Party. We will work with in your budget because every kid deserves this party, even if their parents are having a hard time in todays bad financial times.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Celebrate the Jewish coming-of-age with DJ or VJ entertainment that's perfest for this special occasion. Make this traditional religious ceremony even more entertaining with music, dancing, blessings and candle lighting. Customized designed to your needs. Again, Jimmy will work inside your budget and make this day special for your family or he can pull out all the stops and make it a party that will bring the house down!


Celebrate someone's special day by having Jimmy Howes DJ or VJ their birthday party. We can motivate your guests and get them up dancing without making the music too loud. Loud music doesn't make a DJ good, loud music just makes a DJ annoying! We can set the mood for a fantastic day or night to remember. Don't think you can't afford a DJ, call or e-mail Jimmy and he will work withing your budget. Jimmy has had hard financial times in his life, just like everyone else, and he will work with you to get you a professional party you can afford!!


Make an 8th Grade, High School or College graduation a special day for this once in a lifetime event. We can create party package that will get you and your guests up dancing and having a great time without breaking the bank. Whey should the graduate spend all of the money she or he gets as a graduation gift on a DJ! Ask about our flat rate party. You can afford a DJ and a night you will always remember with Jimmy Howes.

Other Parties

Corporate, office, reunions, holiday parties, theme, Christenings, Holy First Communions, Confirmations: Jimmy knows how to work a room full of different aged family members! The DJ is very important and Jimmy will never forget that it is an HONOR to be hired by you and will never disrespect your wishes or any of your family members.

Cocktail Hour

Set the mood for an enjoyable evening with live keyboards from Steve Bloom or light DJ background music.


We can provide keyboards for your ceremony & cocktail hour, and can provide an organized, vital and coordinated DJ program to your utmost satisfaction.

Engagement Party

Celebrate the joining together of two families with music and entertainment. A causal or formal experience that will set the mood for the next step, your wedding day.


A perfect way to rekindle the loving memories you have created throughout the years. Whether you are planning a 5 or 50-year anniversary party, we can provide atmosphere for a night to remember. Let us help you Re-New your vows if you plan to do that with clergy. We will make it a wonderful memory!

Jimmy is the Program Director WGHT Radio and is also the Morning Show Host along with Greta Latona. Jimmy Howes has been honored with Marconi Awards, Radio Crystal Awards and New Jersey Press Awards. Jimmy Howes has a 25-year career in Radio Broadcasting. He has worked with most of New York and New Jersey's top radio stations, such as Hot-97 (as an on-air personality during their "Freestyle Format" days). He hosted the Morning Show on Jukebox Radio in New York City for several years. He was the Mid-Day Disc Jockey for 1160-WVNJ for many years and is a crossover format expert. However, Jimmy never gave up his 1st love during the years he has worked in radio. He loves to DJ weddings and affairs!

His career started in 1982, working for WCBS's Cousin Brucie. Jimmy is an award winning Voice Over Talent and you have heard his voice on hundreds of commercials, both locally and nationally.

Jimmy Howes has hosted oldies concerts with major headline acts. So, he not only knows music Jimmy has worked for Billy Joel, Freddy (Boom Boom) Cannon, Dobey Grey, The Drifters, The Duprees, Major Motown Acts such as The Temptations and The Marvelettes.

Jimmy Howes has been awarded the prestigious American Morning Show Host of the Year.
Remember that everyone has music, but it's the DJ that makes the WEDDING or PARTY the best it can be. That DJ is JIMMY HOWES

HERE IS A LIST OF MUSIC TO CHOOSE FROM AND OF JIMMY ALSO HAS ALL OF THE NEW TOP-40 and Dance Music THAT's POPULAR TODAY! Hey, if Jimmy doesn't have some of the music you really love, just bring your I-POD or a CD and Jimmy Howes will play your music for you. After all, it's your party and you deserve to have it "YOUR WAY"......

A NOTE FROM JIMMY HOWES......THANK YOU FOR READING THIS FAR INTO MY BIO!!! The odds are that if you have read this far into this description, you are interested in my services. I promise you, I will never let you down if you hire me and trust me with your Wedding or Party!
Jimmy Howes

Jimmy has all the Top 40-Music on Z-100 and here is a listing of Jimmy's all time top 500 Songs.. I hope you enjoy looking at this list as much as I enjoyed makeing it!

ABC/I Want You Back - The Jackson 5
Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cirus
All Shook Up - Elvis Presley/Billy Joel
Alley Cat - Traditional
American Pie - Don McLean
Another Night/Come & Get My Love/Runaway - Real Mc Coy
At The Hop - Danny & The Juniors

Babe, We're Gonna Love Tonight - Lime
Bad Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce
Bad Moon Rising/Down On The Corner - Creedence, Clearwater Rivival
Bad To The Bone/One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer - George Thorogood
Bang On The Drum - Todd Rundgren
Be My Lover/Sweet Dreams - La Bouche
Beer Barrel Polka - Traditional
Billy Jean/PYT/Wanna Be Starting Something/Thriller - Michael Jackson
Birthday/Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da - The Beatles
Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins/Elvis Presley
Bohemian Rhapsody/You're My Best Friend/Under Pressure - Queen
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - The Andrews Sisters/Bette Midler
Boot Scootin' Boogie - Brooks & Dunn
Born To Be Alive - Patrick Herandez
Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
Born To Run/Rosalita/Hungry Heart - Bruce Sprinsteen
Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy
Brickhouse - The Commodores
Bristol Stomp - The Dovells
Brown Eyed Girl/Domino/Moondance - Van Morrison
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
Burning Down The House/Wild Wild Life - Talking Heads

C'Mon Ride It (The Train) - Quad City DJs
California Girls - The Beach Boys/David Lee Roth
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe - Barry White/Taylor Dayne
Celebration/Ladies Night - Kool and The Gang
Centerfold/Freeze Frame/Love Stinks - The J. Geils Band
Chantilly Lace - Big Bopper
Chapel Of Love - The Dixie Cups/Elton John
Charleston - Traditional
Cherry Pink Apple Blossom White (Cha Cha) - Prez Prado
Chicken Dance - Traditional
Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
Conga/1,2,3/The Rhythm Is Gonna Get You - Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine
Copacabanna/Bandstand Boogie - Barry Manilow
Crazy Little Thing Called Love/Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
Crocodile Rock/Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John

Da Doo Run Run - The Crystals/Sean Cassidy
Dance To The Music - Sly & The Family Stone
Dancing In The Dark/Born In The USA - Bruce Springsteen
Dancing In The Street - Martha & The Vandellas/Van Halen/Bowie & Jagger
Dancing With Myself/White Wedding - Billy Idol
Day-O/Jump In The Line - Harry Belafonte
December, 1963 (Oh What A Night)/Grease - Frankie Vallie
Devil With The Blue Dress On/Good Golly Miss Molly - Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Do Wa Diddy/The Mighty Quinn - Manfred Mann/Fun Factory
Do Ya Think I'm Sexy/Hot Legs/Young Turks - Rod Stewart
Do You Love Me - The Contours
Do You Wanna Funk/You Make Me Feel - Slyvester
Dollar Wine Dance - Byron Lee
Don't Stop Till You Get Enough/Rock With You - Michael Jackson
Don't You Want Me - Human League

Electric Slide - Marcia Griffith
Elvira - The Oak Ridge Boys
Everybody Have Fun Tonight/Dance Hall Days - Wang Chung

Footloose/I'm Alright - Kenny Loggins
Free Bird/Sweet Home Alabama/Gimme Three Steps - Lynard Skynard
Funkytown - Lipps Inc./Psycho Feudo

Get Down Tonight/That's The Way I Like It - KC & The Sunsine Band
Get Ready For This/Twilight Zone - 2 Unlimited
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun/She Bop - Cindy Lauper
Gloria - Laura Branigan/Shadows Of Knight/The Doors/Them/U2
God Bless America - Kate Smith
Going To Go Go - Smokey Bobinson & The Miracles/The Rolling Stones
Gonna Make You Sweat(Everybody Dance Now) - C & C Music Factory
Good Lovin' - The Young Rascals/Grateful Dead
Goodbye To You/Loves Got A Line On You/The Warrior - Scandal
Goody Two Shoes/Strip/Ant Music - Adam Ant
Greased Lightning - John Travolta (Grease)
Great Balls Of Fire/Whole Lotta Shaking Going On - Jerry Lee Lewis

Hands Up - Ottowan
Happy Birthday - Traditional
Happy Together - The Turtles
Hava Nagilah - Traditional
Havin' A Party - Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes/Rod Stewart/Sam Cooke
Hawaii Five-O/Walk Don't Run - The Ventures
Heart Of Rock & Roll/I Wanna New Drug/If This Is It - Huey Lewis & The News
Heaven Must Have Been Missing An Angel/More Than A Woman - Tavares
Heaven Must Have Sent You - Bonnie Pointer
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles/Buster Poindexter
Hokey Pokey - Ray Anthony
Holiday - Madonna/MC Miker & DJ Sven
Hot Hot Hot - Buster Poindexter
Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel/Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
Hustle, The - Van McCoy
Hut Stuff/Bad Girls/On The Radio/Last Dance/Heaven Knows - Donna Summer

I Can't Help Myself/It's The Same Old Song - The Four Tops
I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown
I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher/UB-40
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye/Gladys Knight & The Pips
I Just Called To Say I love You/Sir Duke/Part Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
I Knew The Bride When She Use To Rock & Roll - Nick Lowe/Dave Edmunds
I Like It Like That - The Blackout Allstars
I Like To Move It/Are You Ready For Some More - Reel II Reel
I Love Rock & Roll - Joan Jett
I Saw Her Standing There/Help/I Wanna Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
I Think I Love - The Partridge Family
I Wanna Be Sedated/Rock & Roll High School - The Ramones
I Will Survive/Never Can Say Goodbye - Gloria Gaynor
I'm A Believer/Daydream Believer/The Monkees Theme - The Monkees
I'm So Excited/Jump (For Your Love)/He So Shy - The Pointer Sisters
I'm Your Boogie Man/Give It Up - KC & The Sunshine Band
I've Got Friends In Low Places - Garth Brooks
I've Had The Time Of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
In The Mood/Chattanooga Choo Choo/String Of Pearls/Little Brown Jug - Glenn Miller
It's Raining Men - The Weather Girls

Johnny Be Goode - Chuck Berry
Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
Jumpin' Jack Flash/Brown Sugar/Start Me Up/Hang Fire - The Rolling Stones
Just A Gigolo - David Lee Roth/Al Jolson

Knock On Wood - Amy Stewart
Knock Three Times - Dawn
Kokomo/Fun Fun Fun/I Get Around/Barbara Ann/Surfin' USA - The Beach Boys

La Bamba - Richie Valens/Los Lobos/Antonia Rodriquez
Lambada - Kaoma
Last Dance/This Time I Know It's For Real - Donna Summer
Late In The Evening/You Can Call Me Al/Kodachrome - Paul Simon
Lazy Mary - Lou Monte
Le Freak/Good Times - Chic
Let Me Call You Sweetheart - Traditional
Let's Dance/Modern Love/Changes/Suffragettecity/Blue Jean - David Bowie
Light My Fire/Love Me Two Times/L.A. Woman/Love Her Madly/Touch Me - The Doors
Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
Little Red Corvette/1999/When Doves Cry/Lets Go Crazy - Prince
Little Willy/Love Is Like Oxygen - Sweet
LocoMotion - Little Eva/Grand Funk Railroad/Kylie Monoque
Louie Louie - The Kingsmen/John Belushi
Love Shack/Roam/Rock Lobster/Private Idaho - The B'52's
Love Will Keep Us Together - Captain & Tennille

Macarena - Los Del Rio
Mack The Knife/Beyond The Sea/Splish Splash - Bobby Darin
Margavittaville/Volcano/Why Don't We Get Drunk - Jimmy Buffet
Marie/One Way Love/Scars Of Love - TKA
Mashed Potato Time - Dee Dee Sharp
Mickey - Toni Basil
Mondolay - La Flavour
Money For Nothing/Walk Of Life/Sultans Of Swing/Twistin' By The Pool - Dire Straits
Mony Mony - Tommy James/Billy Idol
Morse Code Of Love - The Capris/Manhattan Transfer
My Girl - The Tempations
My Guy - Mary Wells
My Melody Of Love - Bobby Vinton
My Sharona/Good Girls Don't - The Knack

Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye - Steam
New York, New York - Frank Sinatra/Liza Minelli
No No Song/You're Sixteen - Ringo Starr
Nobody But Me - The Human Beinz

Old Time Rock And Roll - Bob Seger
On The Dark Side - John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band
Only The Good Die Young/Italian Restaurant/Piano Man - Billy Joel

Paradise By The Dashboard Light - Meatloaf
Partytown/The Heat Is On - Glen Frey
Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen/Natalie Cole
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbinson/Van Halen
Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner/Creedence Clearwater Revival
Pump Up The Jam/Move This - Technotronic
Push It - Salt'N'Pepa

Rappers Delight - Sugarhill Gang
Relax/Two Tribes - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Respect/Think - Aretha Franklin
Rock & Roll Part 2 - Gary Glitter
Rock Around The Clock/See Ya Later Alligator/Shake, Rattle & Roll - Bill Haley & The Comets
ROCK In The USA/Hurts So Good/Jack and Diane - John Couger Mellencamp
Rock This Town/Stray Cat Strut - The Stray Cats
Rubber Biscuit/Everybody Needs Somebody To Love/Soul Man - The Blues Brothers
Runaround Sue/The Wanderer - Dion

Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose/Tie A Yellow Ribbon - Tony Orlando
Shame - Evelyn Champagne King
Sharp Dressed Man/Legs/Gimme All Your Lovin' - ZZ Top
She Drives Me Crazy/Good Thing - Fine Young Canibals
Sherry/Big Girls Don't Cry - The Four Seasons
Shook Me All Night Long/Back In Black/Dirty Deeds - AC-DC
Shout - The Isley Brothers/Otis Day & The Knights (Animal House)
Show Me Love/Love For Love - Robin S
Situation/Don't Go - Yaz
So Many Men, So Little Time - Miquel Brown
Star Spangled Banner - Traditional
Stayin' Alive/Night Fever/You Should Be Dancing - The Bee Gees
Strokin' - Clarence Carter
Summer Nights - Olivia Newton John & John Travolta (Grease)
Sunrise Sunset - Traditional
Super Freak/Give It To Me Baby - Rick James
Sweet Caroline/America - Neil Diamond
Swing The Mood/That's What I Like - Jive Bunny

Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Take Your Time(Baby We Can Do It)/Just Be Good To Me - S.O.S. Band
Tarantella - Traditional
Tea For Two (Cha Cha) - Tommy Dorsey
Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson
Tequila - The Champs
That's Amore - Dean Martin
The Stripper - Traditional
The Stroll/Little Darlin' - The Diamonds
The Twist/Let's Twist Again/Limbo Rock - Chubby Checker
There, But The Grace Of God - Machine
Time Warp - Rocky Horror Picture Show
Turn The Beat Around - Vicki Sue Robinson/Gloria Estefan
Tutti Frutti/Long Tall Sally/Good Golly Miss Molly - Little Richard
Twist & Shout - The Beatles/The Isley Brothers
Twisting The Night Away - Sam Cooke/Rod Stewart

Unicorn Song - The Irish Rovers

Vogue/Burning Up/Don't Cry For Me Argentina/Borderline - Madonna
Volare - Bobby Rydel/Domenico Modugno/Dean Martin

Walk Like An Egyptian/Manic Monday - The Bangles
Walk This Way - RUN DMC/Aerosmith
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
We Got The Beat/Our Lips Are Sealed/Vacation - The Go Go's
What Do All The People Know - The Monroes
What I Like About You/Talking In Your Sleep/One In A Million - The Romantics
When I Hear Music - Debbie Deb
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling/Irish Jig Medley - The McCarthey's
Where Did Our Love Go/Baby Love - The Supremes
Whip It - Devo
White Lines - Melle Mel & Grandmaster Flash
Whoop! There It Is - Tag Team
Wipe Out - The Surfaris/The Fat Boys
Wooly Bully - Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs

YMCA/Macho Man - The Village People
You Can't Hurry Love - The Supremes/Phil Collins
You Can't Touch This - MC Hammer
You Dropped A Bomb On Me/Party Train - The Gap Band
You're My First, You're My Everything - Barry White
You're The One That I Want/We Go Together - Olivia Newton John & John Travolta (Grease)

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thank you so much for dj'ing the party. You guys did a wonderful job and thank you again for helping my sister with her computer!

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Jimmy Howes was wonderful to work with and did a fantastic job. My husband and I had given him a few guidelines but gave him a lot of discretion and he did a great job of reading the crowd, and enhanced the atmosphere. I would highly recommend Jimmy.

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Club DJ
House DJ
Mobile DJ
Party DJ
Radio DJ
Event DJ
Video DJ
Wedding DJ
Prom DJ
Bar Mitzvah DJ
Sweet 16 DJ
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Happy Hours
Bachelorette Parties
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Bachelor Parties
Halloween Parties
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First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Jimmy Howes will also travel to Hackensack, Rochelle Park, Saddle Brook, Bogota, Garfield, Hasbrouck Heights, Lodi, River Edge, South Hackensack, Teaneck, Teterboro, Bergenfield, Elmwood Park, Fair Lawn, Little Ferry, New Milford, Oradell, Paramus, Ridgefield Park, Wood Ridge.