Clients & References-1980-2024

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The Gold Cost Lounges/Bst & Vine Wine bar/Testarossa Winery/Louisiana Bistro/Santana Row Mall/Lotte Hotel Seoul Korea/Sofitel Hotel & Resort Morocco/Carnival Cruiseline/ Yahoo! / Toy R Us / Bella Saratoga Restaurant / Acutune Corp. / Las Vegas MGM Grand / Riviera Hotel/Trump International Hotel Las Vegas/ The M Resort Spa Casino Las Vegas /The M Resort spa/ Clairis Corp. / Hewlett-Packard / Reno Hilton / Hawaiian Hilton / San Francisco Hilton / San Jose Hilton / Nordstroms SF / Hornblower Dining Yachts (SF) / Yoshi’s Nightclub / Yelka’s Skincare / Monterey Vineyard / #1 Broadway Nightclub (Los Gatos) / Livermore Winery / Blackhawk Plaza / Blackhawk Museum / Winners Casino / Peppermill Casino / Clairmont Casino / Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace / The Cliff House / Los Angeles International Bridal Fair / Wente Brothers Winery / Aladdin Hotel and Casino / Napa Bridal Fair / Circle Star Theater / Retzilaff Winery / Café La Scala / Hilltop Mall / Saratoga Art & Wine Festival / Napa Art & Wine Festival / San Francisco Fairmont Hotel / San Jose Fairmont Hotel / Rainbow Nightclub & Casino / Party Favors events / Pansano’s Nightclub / Hotel Niko / 1997 USO Asian Tour / Mario’s Catering events / Los Altos Art & Wine Festival / Palm Springs Leisure Resorts / Villa Montalvo / Reno Silver Legacy / Las Vegas Circus Circus / Los Angeles Special Affair events / Joannie Liss events / Dolce Vita Restaurant / 24 Hour Nautilis Corp. / Saratoga Winery / Ventura Marina Yacht Club / Extravaganza Co. / San Francisco Heart of the City Festival / Napa Winery / Marin Art & Wine Festival / Hawaiian Cruise Lines / Calistoga Winery / Benicia Art & Wine Festival / Club Paradise / Monterey Art & Wine Festival / Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival / The 8th US Army Unit Tour / The Days Inn Nightclub / Jack London Square /The Atlantis Casino/Amphitheater / Barnes & Noble Bookstores / New Wave Cosmetics / San Jose Crown Plaza / The Plum Horse Ristorante / Ghirardelli Square / Borders Books & Music / Marin Golf & Country Club / Blackhawk Golf & Country Club / Los Altos Golf & Country Club / The Guitar Center / Sausilito Art & Wine Festival / Marin Civic Center / Cactus Pete’s Resort & Casino / San Francisco Sobel Building / Techine Studio / Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman / Sutter Home Winery / Oumstead Von Gal Associates / Chateau Montelena Winery / Rengstorff House at Shorline Park / Los Gatos Art & Wine Festival / Saratoga Community Center / Sutter Solano Medical Center / Kobe, Japan Hotel Monterey / San Leandro Art & Wine Festival / Maestro’s Nightclub / Piedmont Community Center / Double Tree Inn / Silicon Valley Athletic Club / Intel Corp. / Mt. View Chamber of Commerce / International Sales Conference / San Leandro Festiveal of Fine Arts / Aspira Foster & Family Services / Ming’s Restaurant / Paul Masson Winery / Capitola Shadowbrook Restaurant / Faz Restaurant & Nightclub / Walnut Creek Art & Wine Festival / Viaggio’s Ristorante Mediteraneo / World Health Fair / Sunnyvale (FM) / Delancey Street / Montara Chart House / Alameda 4th of July Parade / Mission Dolores Church / Kirby Vacuum Corp. / Oakland Hyatt / Lou Peir / Dunsmuir House & Garden / Hotel Monacco / Pan Pacific Hotel / San Jose Hyatt / San Francisco Hyatt Regency / The Marriott Hotels / The Embassy Suites Hotels / The Earthole Night Club (Japan) / San Rafael Art & Wine Festival / Clos Pegase Winery / Terry Pimsleur & Co. Festivals / Old Princeton Landing / Sheraton Hotels / San Francisco Drake Hotel / Christian Brothers / Temple Emanuel (SF) / Stars Restaurante / San Francisco Mark Hopkins Hotel / SF Westin Hotels / Napa Meadowood Resort / Danville Art & Wine Festival / Concentric Networks / Tiburon Yacht Club / Napa (FM) / Red, White & Blue Bay Cruise / San Francisco Yacht Club / San Francisco Historical Museum / The Rio Casino Las Vagas / KBLX Christmas Party / Napa Winery / Greystone Cellars / 1999 Mylex Health Fair / Burlingame park plaza / Our lady of lords Parish Center / Techmart / Apple Computer center / San Fransico Golf & Country Club / Hightech Museum San Jose / Great American Music Hall San Fransico / City Of San Jose / San Anselmo Art & Wine Festival / Blues & Art by the Bay / Any Events co, / Clarify Corp Health Fair / Entertainment Central Quebec Canada / Pacific Entertainment / Real Nice Music Agency / Lam Research Center / Joseph Phelps Winery /Seville Contemto / Concordia Club SF, / Sunol Golf & Country Club / Golden Gate Club SF, / Merchant Exchange / Sharon Heights Country Club Menlo Park / Sheriton Place / The Jewel Box / St. Helena (FM) / Danville halloween Festival / Yountville (FM) Charles Schwab(A.S.S.E.T.S) /St. John,s Ev.Lutheran Church & School / Stanford University / Nordstroms(sunvalley) / Davids Restaurant / Acclaim Technology / TSG,Communications / Sharon Heights Country Club / The Concordia Club SF / Sheriton Palace SF / Aqua Hotel Marin / Jocco’s Restaurant / Sola International / Fong Gallery S,J / Exclaim Technolgies / Salomon Smith Barney / SF.Cherry Blossom Festival/ Morgan Hill Spring Festival / Nikkei Festival 2000 / Cakebread Cellars Winery / Toll House Hotel Los Gatos / The Fillmore Street Jazz Festival 2000 / Sandford Park Hotel / Millbrae Art & Wine Fstival / Elliston Winery / The Decathlon Club Santa Clara / Michael,s At Shoreline / Chateau Montelna Winery /Cakebread Winery / Menlo Park (FM) / American Canyon (FM) Stoddards Resaurant Danville Summerfest Fine Arts & Crafts Fair / Nordstroms(pleasanton) / The Benica Street Fair / Shatomontoy winery /The Waterfront Festival Benica / The Fremont Country Club Los Altos / / A.P.Stumps Resaurant / Los Altos Histrorical Museum /Tarrgon / Splurge Entertainment / Japan Airlines / The Sacramento Capital Club / Mings Restaurant /The Garden Court Hotel / Saratoga Mountain Winery / Petars Restaurant & lounge / Vacaville Downtown Business Inc. / The Blue Sky Café SF. / Villa Montalvo / Xoma / Menlo Survey Daycare Center / The Biltmore Hotel /The Echo Restaurant / No. China Restaurant / La Hacienda Restaurant Los Gatos / Dale Harware / SiliconValley Assocoiation of Realtors Los Altos / The Glas Kat Supper Club SF./ Chateau Lafayette Residence Assoc. Coldwell Bankers / Ilfornaio Restaurant in Sac. / Corey Delta Constructor / Wonderful Ambiance / Bea Systems / Carnival Cruise Line / Silicon Valley Charity Ball / Neal Family Vineyards/ Fogarty Winery/ Passport of New Mexico Inc./ Gerald Peters Gallery Santa Fe Nm/ Ambassadors Performance Group Llc./


References-Hotels & Resorts

Sofitel Hotel in Asia & Morocco 

Lotte Hotel in Seoul Korea 

Kobe Hotel Japan 

The Turtle Bay Hilton-Hawaii

Hotel Niko-SF.-Ca.

Sanford Park Hotel-Ca.

Trump International Hotel Lv.

The M Resort & Spa-Lv.

Caesar’s Palace-Las Vegas

The Holiday Inn-Berkeley Ca.

The Holiday Inn-San Francisco-Ca.

The Fairmont Hotel Union Sq.-San Francisco-Ca.

Hotel Zephyr-San Francisco-Ca.

Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman’s Whaf-San Francisco-Ca.

The SF-Hilton- Ca.

The Marriott Hotels -Ca.

The Embassy Suites Hotels-Ca.

Silver Creek Valley Country Club San Jose Ca.

Blackhawk Golf & Country Club

Tiburon Yacht Club SF.

The Hayes Mansion San Jose

The Renaissance Hotel Palm Springs

Aloft Hotel San Jose Ca.

AC Hotel Santa Clara & Sunnyvale Ca


Wine-Bars & Restaurants-

The Napa Chiefs Market

Rookstock-Cupertino-Los Gatos

Cinnabar winebar -Saratoga

Jade Leave lounge-San Jose

Bst & Vine winebar-San Mateo 

The Bistro Lounge-San Jose 

Louisiana Bistro-San Jose 

Tessora’s Barra di Vino-Campbell 

Lodi’s Wine Social

Flight winebar 

Rosenblum Cellars-Oak

Wine & Waffles-Alameda 

Vino by the Sea-Santa Cruz

Santana Row-Latin cuisine Ca.

Padrino’s Gourmet Latin Cuisine-Lv.

El Jardin Latin Resturant-San Jose 

MacArthur Park Steakhouse Palo Alto

The Blue Door-San Jose Ca

References since-1980-2023-

Ocean Front Hotel Halfmoon Bay
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“Outstanding” !
–Mayor Willie Brown, San Francisco

To Chaz Gunter

What can i say you are amazing !!! playing all those inst….singing and so many songs.. funny happy you always have a job with us here at Carnival Curiselines .

—Cruise Dir-Carnival Cruiseline-Trevor Block Miami Fl.

Chaz & Co. played at our sales conference to a mixed group of 20- to 50-years olds. The dance floor was loaded song after song. Everyone had a great time, including the band!

—Lorraine Manak (Meeting Planning), Yahoo! Inc..Santa Clara Ca.

On behalf of Hornblower Cruises and Events, I would like to thank you for your contributions to our Entertainment Department. For many years you have been an asset with your many musical talents. Always on time, well dressed and of a cheerful disposition, you are always a pleasure to have on board. Your versatile musical talents appeal to the broad range of guests that we entertain on our yachts. We look forward to future engagements with you. Keep up the good work!

— Mark Brandt, Entertainment Manager, Hornblower Cruises and Events

Chaz & Co.. Great music, great entertainment. Can’t wait to have you back next year.

— Nikkei Matsuri, Japanese American Cultural Festival

Thank you for enhancing the many events we have worked with you. We love working with you and would be happy to act as a reference for you anytime. With the many types of events we coordinate, we find that music is a very important component, we can always depend upon you.

What we appreciate most is your willingness to adapt your style to the need: providing ambient music in situations when it’s important for people to have conversations, upbeat music when the emphasis is on fun, or to act as an MC when the need arises!

Your act is interesting to observe as well as to hear. Every time you play for us we hear comments about the music, the tempo and the versatility. We recognize that it’s pretty unique for one guy to be able to play so many different instruments!

Las, but certainly not least, thank you for your unwavering level of professionalism. We really appreciate that you are totally self-contained and self sufficient. Your early arrival and set-up takes the pressure off rushing out of the way and helps you to put on your best show. It also gives us the peace of mind we need to focus on the rest of the event.

Thanks again for everything!

— Beth Gettinger, helen Gettinger, Partners of Any Event La.Ca.

This was your 6th grand opening event you’ve done for us. We want to thank you for another job well done. You were professional and personable in dealing with our event staff from the CEO to the floor staff. The event was a huge success because of your help and entertainment. Can’t wait to work with you at our next grand opening event.

— Andrew Benz, District Manager, Toys ‘R Us Corporate Office.

You have performed for me both in the Savoir Fair Band and as a solo entertainer. You are such an outstanding and diverse musician. Your “One Man Show” is just that. You are a great entertainer. Your vocals, sax, and keyboards truly reflect your talent. The best part is what a fabulous showman you are. When you perform your solo act, it sounds like a whole band is in the room. You definitely enhance every party.

When I work with different musicians, I demand the highest quality of professionalism. Your work ethics speak for themselves. You are an absolute delight to have at any of my events, whether it be solo or part of the band. You are always the first to arrive and be ready. Your musical talents on sax flute keyboards guitar & vocals plus your song selection is so varied, from classical music ballads, jazz, to funk rock & r&b You are an asset at any event.

— Joannie Liss, Onwer, Joannie Liss Event Planner San Francisco Ca.

It has been a pleasure for me and my clients to work with Chaz & Co. I rarely come across such diverse talent as his. In this business, it is difficult to find someone who is as committed and responsible as he is and with as much budding talent as he possesses.

— Mr. Dan Sheffer, Party Favors Talent Agency, La & Alameda, Ca.

Thank you for bringing such a new and exciting act to our comedy club at Tommy T’s. You are very professional in all areas where it counts, appearance, personality, material, and professionalism. We look forward to your continued success in the entertainment business.
— Mr. Phil Cardeasmenos, Tommy T’s Comedy Club, Concord, Ca.

Thank you for your work well done in my movie documentary, Deadly Force. The part of “Buzzy” could not be played by a better person. Your makeup along with your acting talent was very real. I am looking forward to directing you in my next project.

— Mr. Alec Jason, Anite Productions, Pinole, Ca.

It has been my pleasure working with you the past several years in the entertainment field. You have brought a wide range of talents with you to my club: top grade comedy, musical expertise, and fashion shows you ran and MC’ed. I want to express my thanks for your handling of all of our shows as professionally as you did and with such enthusiasm and humor. Your comedy has been exciting to watch. You are really funny! You are truly a well-rounded entertainer and have contributed greatly to our success.

— Phil Cardeasmenos, Stylz Nightclub, Concord, Ca.

I am most happy that we have had the chance to meet and work together producing shows. You are always someone that I can count on to be there when I ask and your reliability has meant a great deal to me. You are a great entertainer and your ability to MC, dance, do standup comedy, impressions, and play music has made you one of the best performers that I have worked with.

— Barry Thorsness, Boysenbarry Productions, San Francisco, Ca.

We liked Chaz & Co. so much we had a party for our friends just to hear him play. We called it Jazz Sunday and it has become a semi-annual event. Chaz’s help and professionalism has made our event the talk of the town.

— John B., Santa Clara, Ca.

We love Chaz because of the variety music and his ability to make our guests feel at home. Chaz has played at our restaurant for 6 years as our house musician. He also plays our special events and is a big hit with our customers especially on Mother’s Day.

— Bill & Ellen Cooper, Bella Saratoga, Saratoga, Ca.

Chaz’ multi musical talents are exceeded only by his professionalism and desire to please. He is a joy to do business with.

— Brett Lee, American Airline’s District Sales Manager for Northern Ca.

Everybody really enjoyed your music at the brunch. I can’t tell you how many phone calls and emails I have received over the past few days with my guests telling me how they loved you!!

I know that you will get alot more business from the group that attended, hope that you can keep up with it all. I am looking forward to having you play at one of my future events.


–Judy McPheeters

Hi Chaz:
Mark and I would really like to thank you for the fabulous job you did at our wedding reception.
We really thought that you were fantastic. If anyone ever asks me for music, I will definitely recommend you.
Thank you so much for making the finishing touches to our party so wonderful and we really are glad you could be a part of our special evening.

Thank you again,

–Debby& Marc Magliocco Special projects Alliance Tile Co.

Dear Chaz:
Just wanted to thank you so much for all the great music all weekend at the Art and Wine. Thanks so
Thanks so much for making it so wonderful!!
All the best,

–Sherry Bennet Event Cord.

Just a note to say thank you for the great job you did at our wedding( May 17th, 2003). Everyone had
a great time, your are much more than just a DJ !
Thank you,

–Greg and MaryJo Tally…..Wedding Client

you have only been here a little less than one year and it has been a blast to work with you .Not only are you a very likeable person, but technically knowledgeable and definitely an asset to our production department. if the talent you have ( playing singing reading & writing music) is any induction of your talent you are going to go far.Your time will come. Just keep up your always positive attitude. If there is anything i can do to help in the future, please feel free to call me here at my office any time. See you at the next event !

–Sincerely Bill Sarr Production Manager

Dear Chaz

We wanted to take a minute to write you a letter let you know how much we appreciated all of the hard work you put into our wedding. We had a fabulous time it wouldn’t have been the same without you there. It was a very special treat to have you play some of out favorite songs at our wedding. We are still getting so many compliments on your musical abilities since our wedding.You were incredible. Everyone wants to know how we heard about you, and i am sure you will be getting alot of referral business. You selected the perfect mix of live and dj’ed music, which appealed to the wide range in ages of our guests. We liked how you kept things moving and we knew that everything would turn out just perfect. We also would like to thank you for being so flexible in your equipment set up, not only for the ceremony, but also for the reception. You were such a joy to have around…everyone loved your cheerful personality as well as your wonderful at other events.

Thank again Mike & Cathy Rohrs

To Chaz & Co.

I have engaged Chaz & Co. for several corporate and private events. those most recent include a Corporate event at the Saratoga Mountain Winnery-2005 and in may 2002-Silicon Valley Charity Ball, through my roll as Board Member and Event Co-Chair: a corporate formal dinner during our Oct.2002 President’s Club events through my roll as Executive Assistant at ILOG: as well as many other events. He always makes me look good to my target audience, i also hired him to play at my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration, he was a big hit with all the , and we under that venue will be recommending him to future clients.A big thank you Chaz for enhancing the many events he has worked. With so many different types of events i am very picky about my music being just right.I know i can always depend on Chaz to fit my needs be it background music during cocktails & dinner, upbeat music for dancing, or to act as an MC. when the need arise. Not the traditional “One Man Band” i would call Chaz the “DJ.PLUS” the plus being everything from great entertainer vocals sax flute guitar keyboards to professionalism, punctuality and most importantly competitive pricing. In today’s market it’s a great find !

–Debi Burbman-Deutsch-Corprate-Events

Hi Chaz

Thank you very much for your great contribution to make our corporate holiday party a hit, 14 years and no entertainment, it was the most memorable one of all ! Everyone really enjoyed the live music, and dj-ing, especially my grandson, Patrick, I think we should send him off with you to be your student.

I will let you know asap when we have the next event.

Thanks again.

—Kimy Nguyen Cupertino Ca.


Many thanks to Chaz & Co.Many he was the right choice to liven our special occasion; His professionalism, and knowledge of a ample range of themes and styles approached every age and taste! Ours was an indoors family reunion and Chaz..had the appropriate entertainment for each stage of the celebration.

Thanks again for a GRRRREAT PARTY. !

Yours truly,

Louise Townsend, MDS….San Jose Ca.

Chaz.. made the event absolutely PERFECT !! There is not much talent out there that compares to what he did. He turned an intimate Valentines Days evening exceptional! I would definitely hire him again and again!!!

—Marie K.
Berkely Ca.

Chaz was prompt. On time, set up was simple, he had everything he needed. His performance was excellent. He interacted with the audience in a very positive way, asked for requests, asked us to participate. All in all a wonderful performance. He is very talented in all the parts of his show… Would definitely recommend him.

Women in Touch
— Georgina C
Gilroy, Ca.

We hired Chaz to play a couple of songs at my mother in law’s funeral. Chaz was very helpful, professional and accommodating. He arrived early was dressed appropriately and played beautifully…!

-Coleen P.

Funeral, El Cerrito, Ca.

I would like to recommend and commend Chaz & Company for his excellent performance for my husbands’ 80th birthday. Chaz played his rendition of Europe on Saxophone and it was great! He is versatile; easily playing music from the 40’s to contemporary jazz pieces as recent as the 2007’s. We enjoyed our party with having him as our live musician/dj. !

Oakland Ca.
Regards, Joanna Roberts

Chaz did a wonderful job performing. He performed on Mother’s day and surprised all the Mother’s with a great song as they came walking in. We were very pleased with the selection of music. It was perfect for our small event. We will definitely use him again at our next event!!!

Roseville Ca.

Araceli Williams

Chaz thank you so much for playing wonderful music for our Civil and Environmental Engineering Stanford University year end reception !

all the best Pamela Palo Alto Ca.

Chaz was very friendly, kind and respectful to my guests. He showed up on time and was ready to go when the party began. Chaz was willing to play any type of music requested, took requests for songs, sounded great and is a fantastic musician. We would hire him again and would recommend him for any type of party.

Kevin & Laura Gallagher Vacaville Ca.

We are very happy with the performance of Chaz and Co. He was on time and mixed well with a very diverse group. We had a range of ages from 18 to 81 at the event and he was able to entertain everyone throughout the evening. I would definitely recommend him to anyone that is looking for a great evening of music. I would also hire Chaz to perform at any future party we have.

Thomas Ellebie Lake Tahoe Ca.

Thank you so very much for being all the special things you are and performing at our wedding ….

Mr & Mrs.Jermillion Abram Sac. Ca.

Hi Chaz

it was wounderful to have you be our musician/dj. & mc.all in oneat our wedding, you looked so professional and perfect with our over all elegance and classical theme, of our wedding. we loved hearing your sax and couldn’t have asked for more. you are the best and feel free to use me as a glowing reference and die hard fan..

with love

Tina & Anselm San Ramon Ca.

CHAZ ROCKS!!! He took the party rignt where we wanted it to be – got guests out of their seats to dance that normally would not have. He made the party a memorable event! With our guest ages averaging from teen to seniors; Chaz managed to keep everyone entertained. We will definately be calling Chaz again!!

Anne & Nick Martinez Hollister Ca.

Chaz you are by far the best entertainer..! we love you… your talents are truly amazing
from jazz to pop blues country and dance …. how do you do it .!!
we will use you for all of our up and coming events in the future..!
thank you

Bill Hastings Ca.

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