Full Swing Sound provides a professional sound service that encompasses all aspects of an event. Whether you need a live jazz band for your cocktail hour or a DJ for dancing, we have you covered at each stage of your event. With a live band and DJ, we give our customers a full package of musical entertainment at a value that matches most standalone DJs. We strive to bring our customers the best quality and value for their entertainment with an honest and personal approach.
We are fun, eclectic, creative and innovative professionals that take a great deal of pride in our craft. None of our professionals are ego driven or obnoxious, but are very confident in their abilities and know how to command the attention of a room. We will never show up in a cheesy tuxedo and play from a generic master song list, unless it is a music list that we have catered specifically to meet your taste and style based on our personal consultation with you.
We don’t belive in annoying microphone chatter. We are happy to facilitate introductions, ceremonies and traditions such as entrances and toasts, but believe that the focus should be on you and we keep our microphone presence to a minimum unless directed otherwise by the client. We understand proper etiquette and always take care when interacting with and entertaining your guests.
Full Swing Sound is a fully insured business and a proud member of the American Disc Jockey Association.
Most of all, we understand that planning and executing an event is stressful and it is our goal to take the burden off your shoulders so that you and your guests can fully enjoy your special day.
“Full Swing Sound kept our guests dancing and did not miss a beat. They were very involved with us leading up to our wedding and even met with us numerous time to go over the specifics and plans. They were even willing to come to our home at a time that was convenient for us to discuss the itineraries and get to know our musical tastes a bit better”
-Christa and Scott
Full Swing Sound consists of a very talented group of musicians and DJs that have many years of experience with weddings, corporate events, private parties and public events.
Whether you are a professional event coordinator or someone that is planning your own party for the first time, we know it can be difficult to select entertainment for your special day. That’s why we are dedicated to making the selection process very smooth, comfortable and stress-free, while giving you the total entertainment package for each stage of your day.
All of our musicians and DJs are seasoned professionals and highly skilled in their craft. We choose to work with only the best so that we can deliver nothing but the best.
Full Swing Sound serves Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Wheatfield, Tonawanda, Williamsville, Amherst, Clarence, Cheektowaga, West Seneca, Orchard Park, Hamburg and surrounding WNY areas.
About Our Staff
Matthew Harris, Owner and Saxophonist
“I have been a professional musician for over 10 years, and it has been my pleasure to perform weddings in that time. Full Swing Sound has been a dream come true for me as a musician because I am able to play the music that I love with some of the greatest musicians Western New York has to offer in an environment where people really enjoy listening.”
Aside from his work with Full Swing Sound, Matt is a private instructor and performs with several bands across Western New York, including Urban Renewal.
Jim Montour, Owner and DJ
“I have been a DJ since 2005. It’s such a great feeling to see people having fun and dancing to your music. I pride myself on using top of the line JBL and Bose equipment, and I try to have the most comprehensive music list possible to keep everyone dancing and having a great time.”
Outside of Full Swing Sound, Jim focuses on his nonprofit efforts with Community Canvases, a public art project that beautifies infrastructure across Buffalo.
Mark Miskovski, DJ
Mark has been a DJ for over 6 years. A serious fan of music, Mark has the unique ability to read a crowd and know what they want to get the party started!
When Mark isn’t DJng for Full Swing Sound, he is busy playing rugby in Delaware Park, training as a weightlifter and karaoke-ing across Western New York
Jim Beishline, Pianist
Jim is a native of Buffalo New York, where he has spent a majority of his career as a free lance jazz pianist, arranger, copyist, and educator. Jim began performing professionally in the late seventies, playing with a number of local bands, including the beginnings of Spyro Gyra before their hit-making days.
Throughout his career as a first-call pianist, Jim has accompanied nationally known pop and blues artists, including Aretha Franklin, Chuck Berry, and Muddy Waters, when they performed in the Western NY area. He has also played piano for numerous local recording artists.
Krista Seddon, Pianist
Pianist Krista Seddon has degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music and the University of North Texas. She has been featured as soloist with several orchestras including the Buffalo Philharmonic. A long-standing affiliation with this orchestra includes recording and frequent performances as
orchestral pianist. She has appeared in classical and jazz venues in Europe, Asia and the United States.
Janice Mitchell, Vocalist
Janice Mitchell, draws upon gospel roots to deliver jazz standards, R&B, & blues vocals in her soulfully unique fashion. Janice’s extensive musical background includes five world tours as a backup singer for Ray Charles (a Raelette) . She has also performed live as a backup vocalist for Stevie Wonder, Fabian, Yvonne Elliman, and numerous others. More info: janmitchell.com/biography.htm