The Spa Sessions Wedding Cocktail Hour

Mobile DJs tend to take a physical beating on the job between hauling heavy gear and spending long hours on our feet.  Through the years, I’ve come to appreciate the value of the spa.  I particularly enjoy foot massages.  At my last spa session at the Sky Nail Zone in East Windsor,  a pedicure and foot massage was enhanced by a delightful soundtrack featuring Broadway show tunes, classical music and crooners.  The music had a very cinematic feel.  Inspired by the experience, I compiled the following playlist with artists like Yo-Yo Ma, Erik Satie, Michael Crawford, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Sarah Brightman and Chris Botti.

If this playlist is too mellow for your wedding cocktail hour, then consider it for the honeymoon or a spa day with your bridesmaids.

For a signature drink, we’ve selected the Serendipi-Tea from Jules Aron’s book, “Zen and Tonic.” As per the author, “this green tea martini is reminscent of a day at the spa.  The cucumbers, green tea and lemongrass play together like a symphony of blissful flavors.”  Included in this martini are 4 ounces of sake (Japanese rice wine).  For more information about Ms. Aron and Zen and Tonic, click here.  To purchase the book on Amazon, visit http://a.co/9KL5rNj

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The Spa Sessions Wedding Cocktail Hour Playlist – Compiled by DJ Gregg Ambient

  1. Cello Suite in No. 1 in G Major – Yo-Yo Ma
  2. May it Be – Enya (from Lord of the Rings)
  3. Rachel’s Song – Vangelis (from Blade Runner)
  4. Gymnopedies No. 1 – Erik Satie
  5. Gnossienne No. 1 – Erik Satie
  6. Nocturne – Secret Garden
  7. La Califfa – Sara Brightman
  8. The Music of the Night – Michael Crawford
  9. What I Did for Love – Josh Groban (from the musical “Chorus Line”)
  10. Con Te Partiro – Andrea Bocelli (note: a song about saying goodbye, but still so beautiful)
  11. Rigoletto / Act 3: “La donna e mobile”(Verdi) – Luciano Pavarotti w/ The London Symphony Orchestra
  12. Call Me Irresponsible – Michael Buble
  13. Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra
  14. The Look of Love – Chris Botti
  15. Tutu – Miles Davis
  16. Rotation – Herb Alpert

Listen on Spotify

 About Ambient DJ Service

Ambient DJ Service is an award-winning mobile DJ entertainment company specializing in weddings and based in Central NJ.   Connect with us online at www.ambientdj.com

To view our 2017 Wedding Music Master Class that contains links to our other eighty themed cocktail hour playlists, click here

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The “Cool, Relax” Wedding Cocktail Hour Playlist

What better way to refresh than with this latest playlist compiled by Stephen Cirino (aka DJ Statle) featuring soulful vibrations from today’s new soul artists.  In addition to spinning for Ambient DJ Service, Stephen is intimately involved in the music business as an artist manager, distributor, consultant and producer.

For a signature drink, Stephen has selected the Basilico, a refreshing cocktail that includes vodka, limoncello,  citrus juice and basil leaves.  Learn how to mix one by clicking here.  Alternate versions of the Basilico add peach and apple flavored liqueurs.

Immediately after the playlist below, you can listen to the playlist in its entirety on the embedded Spotify player.

The “Cool, Relax” Wedding Cocktail Hour Playlist – by Stephen Cirino aka DJ Statle

  1. What You Don’t Do (Tom Misch Remix) – Lianne La Havas
  2. B4 the Night is Thru – Jesse Boykins III
  3. Got it Good – Kaytranada
  4. I Wish – Tom Misch
  5. The Light – Jordan Rakei
  6. Cosmic Love – Mayer Hawthorne
  7. LiquidLOVE – Chris Turner
  8. Turnin’ Me Up – BJ the Chicago Kid
  9. Love Hz – Potatohead People
  10. Piano Song – Eryn Allen Kane
  11. Celebrate Tonight – Allen Stone
  12. Distance – Emily King
  13. Introduction – Sinqularis
  14. Energy – Iman Omari
  15. La Brea – Alex Isley
  16. Something About You – Dornik

For More Information

To learn more about DJ Statle or to book his services for your upcoming event, visit www.ambientdj.com.

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Stephen Cirino, aka “DJ Statle”