The John Paris Ensembles have been providing top-quality live musical entertainment in and around the Chicago area since 2004. Our performances have been an integral part of countless premier events, from large corporate galas and weddings to small private parties. We retain a roster of internationally recognized musicians and are able to assemble solo pianists all the way up to a nine-piece band at a moment's notice. Styles include: jazz, pop, soul, rock, samba, r&b, bossa nova, Cuban, reggae, zydeco, blues, classical, disco and Motown.
Our music has been featured at events hosted by the South African Consulate, Earth Heart Foundation, Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Hillary Clinton, Governor Pat Quinn, Brand B Marketing, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Senator Dick Durbin, Mayor Richard M. Daley, Attorney General Lisa Madigan, the Pritzker Foundation, Goldman Sachs, DHR International, American Heart Association, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, John Hancock Insurance, University of Chicago, Fox News, the Chicago Bulls organization, Northwestern University, among countless others.
We have performed at countless venues and special event sites including the Art Institute of Chicago, Odyssey Cruise Lines, Newberry Library, Saddle and Cycle Club, Sears Tower VIP, Joe's Stone Crab, Signature Room, Chicago History Museum, Four Seasons Hotel, Swissotel, East Bank Club, Museum of Contemporary Art, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago Theatre, and Sofitel.
Above all else, we strive to create a thoroughly enjoyable and worry-free event for all of our clients, and to provide a standard of service which surpasses expectations.
"I hire the John Paris Ensembles for every high-profile event I coordinate. They're the best!" -- David F. Rosen, Fundraising Coordinator for Hillary Rodham Clinton