Showcase the same musicians at your own exclusive event that have headlined for President Clinton, the United Nations and the local Harpoon Brewery Festivals. Solon Z and the Sapphires are Boston’s premier wedding band and corporate entertainment. Our talented musicians and vocalists have over 50 years of collective experience performing straight big band, jazz, opera, funk, disco, pop, top 40 and a mix of it all. We provide live music entertainment for weddings, special events, corporate functions, fundraisers and holiday parties from Boston to Providence, Newport, Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.
We understand that the entertainment can make or break your event, which is why our #1 mission is to make your event the most talked about of the decade. Explore our various bands and ensembles below or contact us to create your own custom entertainment package.
Our 24 piece big band orchestra is adaptable to many different settings, expanding or reducing the line-up as needed to fit any stage, venue or mood. Our songbook is extensive and versatile, featuring everything from the colorful vibes of American Songbook Jazz, Swing, Pop, Motown and Soul to Broadway classics, Opera and more. We will coordinate a collection of music for your event that best fits your theme, audience and tastes.
Our premier big band features a 13-horn section, string quartet, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard and 3 vocalists. The breadth of instruments encompassing our group allows us to create a rich entertainment experience that makes your guests feel part of the action and fills your venue with concert-quality sound. Our flagship band offers the maximum flexibility to create various sized ensembles for each phase of the event, such as ceremony (for weddings), cocktail or social hours, dinner, reception and dancing. Designed for weddings, corporate functions, fundraisers, holiday parties and special events. Investment starts at $8399
Comprised of a 4-horn section, string quartet, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard and 1 vocalist, our 13-piece band performs the same music as our premier orchestra, and is a better fit for venues with size limitations. Our 13-piece group can entertain your guests from ceremony to cocktails, dinner to dancing. Perfect for weddings, corporate functions, fundraisers, holiday parties and special events. Investment starts at $5199
Made up of a 4-horn section, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard and 1 vocalist, our 9-piece band performs the same music as our premier orchestra as well as pop and soul classics, and is a better fit for venues with size limitations or slightly smaller events. Our 9-piece group can entertain your guests from ceremony to cocktails, dinner to dancing. Works well for weddings, corporate functions, fundraisers, holiday parties and special events. Investment starts at $3599
Specializing in today and yesterday’s top hits and pop music, our modern pop band is designed to get your guests out of their seats and onto the dance floor. Their versatile pop repertoire of current hits and blasts from the past will have guests of all ages bursting with energy as they shuffle their feet or sing along to their favorite tunes. Designed for weddings, corporate functions, fundraisers, holiday parties and special events. Investment starts at $5899
Performing either jazz standards, pop songs or a mix of both, our jazz band is an excellent option for weddings and special events needing a more modest sized ensemble. Includes drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, (saxophone) and vocalist. Accommodates weddings, corporate functions, fundraisers, holiday parties and special events. Investment starts at $2999
Built to provide ambiance for dinners and cocktail hours, our jazz ensemble will set the mood and create a sophisticated atmosphere for dining and socializing. Investment starts at $1099
Ideal for wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours and dinners, our string quartet will bring an air of romance and sophistication to your event. From classical melodies to wedding songs and more, your guests will love being surrounded by the melodic music of our string quartet. Investment starts at $1299
While most may agree that nothing beats the experience of live music, some events call for a DJ. That’s why any of our entertainment packages can be customized to include a professional DJ who can emcee your event, take requests and play the songs your guests love. Our DJs are the finest professionals in the Boston area, in keeping with our high standards of service and performance. Investment starts at $1399
We’re flexible. Need extra vocalists, horn players or string players to enhance your entertainment package? Let us know! We’ll customize an ensemble that works best for your event, budget and preferred type of music. Investment starts at $399
Want evidence of why your event was the most talked about of the decade? Capture it all on film with our photography and videography services. Our professionals will be unobtrusive flies on the wall throughout your event, documenting everything from the milestones of the day and the intimate moments between friends to the packed dance floor that has guests from 9 to 90 tearing it up. Investment starts at $1999
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I attended a wedding an year ago, and the moment I’ve heard this big band orchestra performed, I knew that that’s what I want for my wedding! They performed during the ceremony, and the cocktail hour music of Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin and Elvis, and they were amazing! They are a 21 piece big band that performs, and entertaining the guests in such a beautiful way, and such a class. My only regret is that I couldn’t hear it myself this time because it was all going on before I walled down the aisle. Amazing and highly recommend this band. They made our wedding so special just like I always wanted!
These guys are the best! Great entertainment real good at working the crowd. A lot of fun.
The band was very professional and all of the guests were entertained.
Solon and his his band were amazing! Could not have been happier. I would hire them again and I highly recommend them! They made the night amazing, they exactly what we were looking for and more!!