“Woo it’s Party Time!” were some of the first words Jan spoke as a toddler. Fast forward 28 years later and not much has changed. High Energy & Enthusiasm are a just a few of the qualities that DJ Jan brings to every party. DJ Jan aka “Jockamo Beatz” has been honing his craft in the NJ/NY nightclub scene for 10+ years before starting JB Productions Live. Now his mission is to bring that nightclub energy and vibe to weddings & special events as one of the top DJs in NJ!
Legendary Party Host Ken Macchiaverna aka “Kenny Mac” has been hosting parties and dancing since he was a child. It is rumored that he was born at Joey Harrison’s “Surf Club” in the early 80’s but that has yet to be confirmed. Kenny’s high energy & fun style have been captivating party goers for many years. Master of Ceremonies is an understatement for this dance floor legend.
Ryan got started into the wedding industry at the young age of 16. His energy and attention to detail allowed him to become one of the most respected young DJ and MC’s at the Jersey Shore. After years of learning the ins and outs of the wedding industry he broke into the nightclub scene where he is now resident at some of the most well known nightclub’s New Jersey and New York have to offer. At only 27 he has hosted or performed at more than 600 private events as well as hundreds of nightclubs, his experiences allow him to bring you the ultimate satisfaction at your special event!
Born in Athens, Greece – DJ Yanni has always had a passion for music from a very young age. At the age of 7 he was given his first drum set which he played day in and day out until he got his hands on his first Michael Jackson record. Right away he traded his beloved drum set in for his first pioneer mixer and an old set of Technics. The rest is history. Beginning his career at only 16 years old, playing at high school dances and pep rallies, DJ Yanni has nearly fifteen years of experience in doing what he does best! From EDM and Hip Hop, to 80’s and Oldies, Yanni does it all. He loves to see people on the dance floor having a good time and letting loose to the music that he loves to play. Yanni believes that in order to be a great DJ you must read the vibe of your crowd. A good mix will always tell a story!
Believe it or not this young DJ prodigy started spinning at only 8 years old!Hailing from Toms River, NJ known for creating breakout athletes and movie stars, Tony is no different. A local celebrity in his own right! You can find him in his studio most weeknights perfecting his craft. His loyal fan base just keeps coming back for more!
From the boardroom to the playing field this 3x Conference Football Champion knows how to get things done. After mastering the insurance industry, Arin West set his sights on entertainment. Self-taught candid videographer, drone pilot, production/sound engineer, is there anything Arin can’t do? Keep your eye out for him at your next corporate or special event!
Known as the James Cameron of the wedding industry, Joe Gags has been editing and shooting video for years. After graduating from ESU, Joe worked for ESPN and the NFL Network for 10 years while perfecting his craft. Videography is an art form according to Joe, and weddings are his canvas of choice.
Straight out of Brooklyn NY, Nick Russo began vinyl DJing at the young age of 15. Growing up in a place like BK listening to disco and classic rock with his Dad (RIP, former guitarist) was simply a way of life. This journey began performing at school dances, house parties, and private events by 16. With a robust, modern and diverse musical skill set- he developed his gift over years of collecting and playing music around Manhattan.
Fast forward to the digital era- his big break-out gig was landing a residency at 1 Oak NYC when he opened for Jesse Marco. During this tenure he played for many A-List celebs such as Travis Scott, Rhianna, Leonardo Dicaprio, Kevin Hart, Robin Thicke, Dave Chapelle, Derek Jeter to name a few.
His style of open format / high energy Vegas sets are loosely influenced by the likes of legends DJ AM, Jazzy Jeff, A-Trak & Vice. Since then he has played in Las Vegas, Miami, Boston, Chicago, in addition to touring/performing in Japan and over 15 countries.
Nick has naturally progressed his business to the private events scene by bringing that club style mixing to weddings and corporate events. He has worked with many high end clients like Nike, Google, Showtime, HBO, Red Bull and the MLB to name a few.
Your dancefloor will be packed and rocking all night with Nick behind the decks.
Don’t let his innocent charm fool you….Forrest began his DJ career in a Monmouth University frat basement, and has been delivering memorable music experiences everywhere he performs since. Forrest has gained residency’s in NYC & NJ at some of the most recognized bars, clubs and upscale restaurants & lounges.
His breadth of music knowledge is extremely versatile allowing him to provide you and your guests a memorable time, by curating the right vibe for any occasion!
Greg Cannon was once like you, a wedding guest. After a stellar dance floor performance at a wedding a few years ago we pulled him aside for a few questions. After introducing himself as the “dance machine”, we knew he had what it takes to be an event host. Since then Greg has learned the lost art of MCing while being naturally fun without all the cringe factors. A recent graduate of the Kenny Mac Event Host School of Excellence, you can’t go wrong with Greg.
Meet Mike Konopka AKA Ned Ryerson. I know what you’re thinking….the guy from 1993’s cult classic – Groundhog’s Day? No, from the Ned Ryerson band! Best Bar Band on the Jersey Shore according to area residents and listeners of 105.7 The Hawk. Not only does Mike and his bandmates rock the bar and club scene, but they can bring that fun vibe straight to your wedding or special event dance floor. They can play all the hits of yesterday and today. Mike performs over 200 shows a year all over the northeast and employees multiple broadway musicians. Keep your eye out for Mike, you can’t miss him, he’s the tallest musician at the Jersey Shore!