Carol had the honor to open for the artist Prince at the now legendary New Year’s Eve exclusive party at Amanyara Resort in Turks and Caicos. All of our hearts go to the memory of this gracious, brilliant man.
Other times at Amanyara Resort, she was the DJ for the Crown Prince of Iran Reza Pahlavi and The World Music Awards founder and Executive Producer John Martinelli of Monaco.
Carol played an event with Mario Lopez which was featured on NBC’s “EXTRA”. She was the DJ for ABC TV’s 2015 New Year’s Eve private party held in the Good Morning America set. She provided the sound and music for The Dance Theatre of Harlem's private Gala for President Bill Clinton who gave a special address. Carol did the wedding of Brian Drew Emmy Award winning NBC news producer for Brian Williams and Rachel Maddow. She played for the wedding of the daughter of Vincent Pastore of The Sopranos which was attended by the entire Sopranos cast. She has played events for the original Studio 54 co-founder and owner Ian Schrager (now hotelier) as well as events for fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, Sotheby's, and Cartier. She provided the music for the wedding of Toby Parker, original Broadway star of Rent and Wicked, brother of Sarah Jessica Parker, who attended with her husband Matthew Broderick. She did the wedding of the son of Andy Breckman, creator, producer, and head writer of the famed USA Network series, Monk. She DJ'd the Sony Music/BMG post Grammy party. She was the house music for several years in Miami Beach at the private club at Turnberry Isle and the legendary club The Forge. She has been for many seasons the executive producer of the “Starlight Music Concert Series” at Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center.
Originally from Miami, Carol graduated from The University of Miami with a B.A. in theatre. She began her musical career as a singer and bandleader in Miami Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, and Palm Beach. She toured with Lifetime Grammy Award winning artist Ruben Rada performing Jazz, Latin, and Brasilian music opening for Grammy Award winning singer Milton Nascimento. She was involved in the production of Jon Anderson's (lead singer of Yes) album Deseo. Jon presented Carol with a personal painting which she treasures. For two years she lived and sang in Argentina, traveling between Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, and Montevideo. She relocated to New York and in 1990 opened A Starry Night Music.
Marla, song savant and great musician, has toured and performed internationally in Rome, Thailand, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Palm Springs, and Las Vegas. In New York City she has performed in such prestigious venues as The Rainbow Room, Top of the Sixes, the New York Athletic Club, and The Plaza Hotel. She sang a McDonald’s jingle which received heavy airplay for the Olympics. Marla, with her band, performed for the rehearsal dinner of Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones in The Russian Tea Room. She has performed at private parties for Alicia Keys as well as Regis Philbin. Most recently, she appeared at The Apollo Theatre.
A prolific song writer, Marla co-wrote and co-produced the single on ITunes “I Can’t be Your Friend” sung by Amanda Brown, finalist on NBC ‘s “THE VOICE”. She co-wrote the single “Hard to Love” released on Emergency Records. She co-wrote “Keep on Loving Me” sung by Monet on Ligosa Records. She wrote “Somebody Else” and co-wrote with Lenny White “Into The Light” for RCA RECORDS. Marla sang a duet with Bernard Wright, a billboard Top Ten Single in “Who Do You Love” which has been remade by Chaka Khan and has received substantial radio airplay. Marla appeared on the wedding special for “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee “ ABC TV. Her vast talents as a musician make her performances as a disc jockey spectacular.
A career DJ Michael is one the very best. All our clients rave about Michael. He performed for the wedding of the legendary Frankie Valli whose career is portrayed on Broadway in the blockbuster show "Jersey Boys". He has performed numerous parties for Diana Ross at her home in Greenwich, CT. He has done many parties for New York newscaster, Arnold Diaz. He did the wedding of the son of former New Jersey Governor Burns.
A native of the New York area, Michael holds a BA from Arizona State University.
His love of music developed very early. Michael studied music and his segue into being a disc jockey was a natural one. Since becoming a full time disc jockey in the late '80s he has been successfully performing parties of all genres. Michael is detailed, cool, fun, and delivers a great party every time.
Kissy is a very talented disc jockey with an extensive knowledge of music. She has worked closely with Sony Music Group and RCA Records for many years. Her knowledge of music of all genres is unsurpassed. She studied acting at Herbert Berghoff Studio, and radio and TV broadcasting in New York. A trained dancer, she was in the Wade Robson Dance Project for MTV. She has appeared in television as a dancer in numerous music videos. She also appeared in the Indie film: "The Orphan King" with Andrew McCarthy.
She has brought to A Starry Night her great international soul and expertise in music.