What our clients say about our bands

There is nothing better for us than to know that we have helped to make our clients’ event a success and that the music provided by one of our bands has been enjoyed. Feedback from our clients is important to Big River Music and to the musicians, and very, very much appreciated! We want to continue to provide nothing but the most excellent live entertainment and service for all of our clients whatever the event and your comments can help us to do just that. Here are some of the hundreds of testimonials, references, emails, letters, and words of praise we have received about our bands. Thank you.

Andy Tompsett 39 Club Annual Dinner/Dance 30th Sept 2017 Re: The Big River Band - Hi Renee, Thanks sooo much for last night. Everyone thought you & the band were terrific. The Big River Band certainly excelled! Great fun! Andy and Simon, Chairman

Tracey Potter PA to David King MBE Sir Edgar Elgar Masonic Lodge White Table Event 13th June 2017 Re: Renee Sears & The Jazz Set Hello Renee, David has asked me to drop you a line to thank you for the outstanding performance you and your band gave at the Masonic Lodge on Tuesday evening.  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you for being flexible on the times as well, it was a great help. We will be in touch in the future. Take care. Tracey Potter On behalf of David King MBE                  Amaryllis Group Holdings

Ray Blowers Spelthorne Council Mayor’s Charity Ball 8th April 2017 Re: The Big River Band Hi Renee, The Mayor and Mayoress had a very enjoyable night, they loved the band so did everybody else, people were asking for your cards. Please thank all the lads and a very special thanks to you for saving the night as nobody knew what was going to happen next! Take Care, Ray

Rishi Verma Theodore White Teparance Lodge Ladies Festival 1st April 2017 Re: The Big River Band  Good morning Renee, thank you very much for the performance yesterday evening; you were sensational!  I very much look forward to inviting you at a future function. Kind regards and take care, Vib

Paul Pearson Andover Masonic Club NYE 2016 Re: The Big River Band Hi Renee, I’ve had only thanks for a great event so thank you and the boys for another great evening! I’m sure we’ll meet again. Best wishes Paul

Jenny Reed Possum Ltd Christmas Party 2nd December 2016 Re: The Big River Trio Re: Christmas Party 2nd Dec 2016  Dear Renee, It was lovely to see you again and a treat to have the Big River Band at Possum’s Christmas party. Thank you to you and the other band members for another excellent evening’s entertainment. You hit the right note with the selection of songs and everyone said how much they enjoyed the music. Kind regards, Jenny

Chris Exelby Combined Birthday and house warming party 2nd July 2016 Re: The Big River Band  Hi Renee, Just to say thanks for a fabulous evening, you were all so brilliant! Shame is was a bit chilly at the end but it did not diminish from your performance. We had a great party and the feedback from the guests is heartfelt. I am sure we will use you again. Best wishes, Chris

Peter & Hazel Ewen Wedding reception on board The Elizabethan 9th April 2016 Re: The Big River Band  Hi Renee, We had a fantastic day. You clearly had the crowd going!!  Thank you so much for the extra songs, they certainly added to the evening for us and worked perfectly.  One thing for sure we will be back in UK and will have lots of things to celebrate in our future and you and the band will be first choice to help us do that. With fond regards Peter and Hazel xx

Paul & Jan Pearson Anton Masonic Lodge 13th February 2016 Re: The Big River Band Hi Renee Just wanted to drop you a quick line to thank you and the guys for another fantastic evening. Everyone when leaving gave us a big thumbs up and the more musical amongst them couldn’t believe how professional and ‘tight’ you all were. Jan and I of course already knew that and that’s why you were the only group we wanted for our special evening. Kind Regards Paul & Jan xx

Mr. & Mrs. Ruth and Grant Wilde  Wedding  reception 21st December 2015  Re: The Big River Band  Thank you, Renee, we loved having you – a group of very talented musicians. You helped make our evening even more special and we’re very glad we found you!

Alan Cleverley OBE - TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN  I have no hesitation in recommending Renee Sears & The Jazz Set and The Big River Band. We have used Renee for many years for small functions and our Winter Balls at Wentworth Club and she has never let us down. Kindest regards, Alan Cleverly OBE    Secretary & Agent

Mr. & Mrs. Wong Wedding reception 2nd August 2015 Re: Renee Sears & The Jazz Set A big thank you to Renee Sears & The Jazz Set who played at our wedding reception on Sunday 2nd August! They are very lovely and kind, and their performance was absolutely fantastic. The guests really loved it, and everyone had so much fun and enjoyed the evening. Yanyan and I would like to wish you all every success in the future. Again, thank you for such wonderful music and making the wedding party a great success.

Mayor’s Reception Dinner/Dance Friday 19th June 2015 Re: The Big River Band The Big River Band were fantastic on Friday. The music they played was great and I have received lots of comments from guests, telling me how much they enjoyed the evening. Please do pass on my sincere thanks to the band and I hope that they enjoyed the evening as much as we all did. Thank you again and best wishes, Sarah

Engineers Lodge  Sat 6th June 2015 Re: The Big River Band Good Morning Renee, Thank you very much for the fantastic music on Saturday night, we all really enjoyed ourselves. It was very much down to you and the band that we had a successful evening and got people up dancing. Please pass on my grateful thanks to the rest of the band. Kind Regards, Russell Tschumi

Docendo Discimus Lodge   Sat 14th Feb 2015 Re:  Renee Sears & The Jazz Set Dear Renee, A very BIG thank you to you all for the fabulous evening of music on Saturday . We had so much positive feedback about the music…the only downside …it went too fast!! Hope that you all got home safely and not too late. Many Thanks again! Claire and Paul

Beach Blanket Babylon, Shoreditch Tues 10th Feb 2015 Re: The Big River Bandits  Hi Renee, Thank you so much for playing on Tuesday. You guys were fantastic! I think the event went really well so we’re thrilled. I will certainly keep you in mind for future events. Kind regards, Holly Matthews

Weybridge Mariners Club Christmas Party 13th Dec 2014 Re: The Big River Trio Hi Renee Just want to say a very big thank you to you and the guys for making our Christmas party so perfect with your music, you pitched the songs just right, our members and their guest pass on their thanks. Have a lovely Christmas. Kind regards Jan

WWC Party 8th Dec 2014 Re: The Big River Duo Dear Renee and Gerry, We hope you arrived home safely. Thank you so much for entertaining us at our Christmas party last evening. We all really enjoyed your music and a good time was had by all. A formal letter of thanks is on its way to you. It was lovely to meet with you again. “Happy Christmas” to you both. Love Sheila x

Windsor Yacht Club Annual Dinner/Dance 22nd Nov 2014 Re: The Big River Band Dear Renee and the band, Just to say how much everyone enjoyed your performance on Saturday evening.  You got it absolutely spot on and the encore at the end of the evening confirmed it for you I’m sure  Thank you once again. Kindest regards,  Linda and Vince

Mr. and Mrs. Cheeseman – Golden Wedding 21st September 2014 Hi there Renee, Norman and I would just like to say a big thank you to you both for making our Golden Wedding Celebration Party such a success. I knew from the feedback after my 70th Birthday Party last year that everyone had enjoyed your music, so knew that you would once again be a huge success. Thanks again. Kind Regards, Molly and Norman

 Hartley Wintney Jazz Club – 5th September 2014 Hi Renee, Just to say a big thank you for a brilliant evening on Friday.   It was a privilege to watch and listen to expert musicians not only playing fabulous music but also so clearly enjoying themselves at the same time. Also, what an achievement to get so many people dancing, the most yet! Please pass our thanks on to Gerry and the rest of the band for giving us such a great start to our new season. We all wish you all every success in the future. With best regards, Jon and the audience

Mr. and Mrs. Saddington – Wedding reception 14th June 2014 Hi Renee, Thank you very much for making our wedding night to be magical! We really enjoyed your beautiful voice and outstanding performance of The Jazz Set. It was a great fun, the Dance Floor was filling up with our jolly guests. Thank you once again Renee and The Jazz Set! Cheers, Mr. & Mrs. Saddington
 Ladies Nights – 31st May 2014 and 7th June 2014 Hi Renee, See below from Martin Burt.  Also had a phone call from Kevan Letchworth) saying how brilliant you all were! Alan From: Martin Burt Sent: 09 June 2014 11:18 To: Alan Bland  Ladies Night was good as usual!
Ladies Night January 25th 2014  Hi Renee,  Just a quick note to thank you and the rest of the band for an absolutely fantastic evening, you certainly got the joint jumping, the music mix was great and the flawless performance was second to none. Everyone in attendance was very complimentary about the band and I shall do all I can to promote the band locally. Please keep in touch and any time that you are playing in this area, please let us know and we will try and get to see you again. Our best regards,  Michael & Judy
NYE 2013 Hi Renee Just wanted to thank you and the guys for a fantastic night, the compliments we’ve received already have been amazing, everyone thoroughly enjoyed the music and it was a great way to finish 2013 and kick off 2014. Please send our heartfelt thanks to all and we hope you all have a very healthy and prosperous new year. Kind Regards, Paul & Jan
Ladies Festival 26th October 2013 Another fantastic performance!  The Big River Band certainly put the icing on the cake!!  It is so good to see the dance floor full from start to finish.  If only everyone recognised that a good band is ESSENTIAL for a successful event.  Please pass on my grateful thanks to all the boys for me.  It’s been said before, but that was the last one I’ll organise, so it was great to go out on a high.  However, I’ll keep your contact details to pass on to anyone who wants a great band. A terrific job. Many thanks. Mike
Datchet Cricket Club Centenary Ball 12th Oct 2013  Renee, We thoroughly enjoyed it and I have had nothing but compliments about the band. Many thanks to you all it was a super night and the music made it! Kind regards,  Paul
Long Ditton Cricket Club 14th Sept 2013 Dear Renee  Thank you so much for playing at our awards night last night. You really made the evening with many members complimenting about your performance last night and this morning during the clear up.  Thank you once again and we will definitely be recommending you  Best wishes  Claire 
Re: Robinson & Davey Wedding Aug 6th Hi Renee! You guys were fantastic and it would be a pleasure to recommend you to everyone I work with. Thank you for being the dream, easygoing suppliers I almost never meet! Take care,  Josie x
Thank you 20th July 2013 Dear Renee, I would like to thank you and the band for making our wedding night special.  You’re all very talented and we loved having you play for us. Best wishes, Hayley & Jonathan 
RE: WEDDING BAND JUNE 2013 Renee, Thank you so very much for being part of our wedding day. The music was fab and everyone said it was a wicked night.  Thank you for playing my favourite song, you did it well.  My feet are still aching from all that dancing and limbo lol. I will certainly be asking you to perform at more of our celebrations. Thank you all very much.  Love Mr and Mrs Clarke xx