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"Thank you! Everything was great... Hiring this band was the BEST decision...” [My mother] was CRAZY for you guys and so were all the guests." -Jeannie, the bride 

"Kelsey sang at our wedding and we were so pleased with her beautiful voice and warm presence. She is extremely professional and easy to work with. We had so many compliments from our guests. We highly recommend Kelsey for any and all events!" - Marty 

Rex Manor July party, NY
"Major thank you to you and the band! You guys did a great job and WOW great sets! [The client] was very happy and we were super pleased! I look forward to working with you again!" 

Gramercy Park Hotel June wedding, NYC 
"We were so pleased with Kelsey and [The Lovesome]! Our guests raved about the music, and, as we hoped, there was a good amount of dancing through the evening by young and old alike. In addition, Kelsey was a pleasure to deal with and could not have been more professional, accommodating, and pleasant."

Museum of Natural History wedding, NYC
"Thank you! Everything was great – the mother of the bride said told me “hiring this band was the BEST decision you forced me into”.  She was CRAZY for you guys and she said so were all her guests." -Jeannie 

Ground for Sculpture wedding, NJ
"I'd like to say that working with the Kelsey Jillette Jazz group was nothing less than a pleasure... TheLovesome arrived on time, professionally set-up, and worked with us to make sure the event went as we dreamed.  They learned two songs we requested, Dance me to the End of Love, a Leonard Cohen Standard, and Metallica's Nothing Else Matters, arranging it on the spot!  Everything about this experience was a pleasure."  -Brandi 

Englewood Woman's Club wedding, NJ
"Dear Kelsey... Thank you for a terrific job at our wedding. You performed exactly as we expected and hoped for. We received many compliments on our choice of band and music. You helped us create exactly the wedding we envisioned and we truly appreciate it. Thanks and best wishes for everything. Sincerely, Sheryl and Anton" 

Sardi's wedding, NYC
"I only wish I had a couple more daughters to marry so your group could play for the weddings! We most thoroughly enjoyed the music... Everyone had at least one dance if not many - no wall flowers at this party - and I'm still hearing comments about the great band." -father of the bride
Eolia Mansion wedding, CT
"You and your band were outstanding. Everyone has been talking about you guys since the wedding. Rachel and I will definitely be checking out your shows in the near future."  -Billy 
Site artwork photo credits: Diana Levine, Erika Kapin, Peter Forman, Arie Drewes
The Water is Wide (CAP 2008) music mastering: Butch Jones
The Americas Project (2022) recorded, mixed & mastered at Tom Tedesco Studios