Dreams and Themes

Theme Events
A sampling of Fortune 500 Corporate Theme Parties and Atlantic City VIP events:
The White on White Dream Garden – Caesars International Marketing Atlantic City – The World’s highest of high rollers were the guest list. The entire Marcus Aurelias Ballroom at Ceasars was done in WHITE:  White Floor, White Walls, White tables and White dinner settings, 2 White Grand Pianos, White stage, White dressed servers… even The White House decorators were called in to do the design!  $100,000 was spent on flowers alone… CGO provided music for a Fashion Show by Bob Mackie – an inch of White feathers covered the entire runway, White winter crystal and White icicles were everywhere – The 25- piece Carl Granieri Orchestra dressed entirely in White tie and tails, with matching White 9-foot Steinway grand pianos back to back center stage, featuring Carl Granieri and a 2nd professional pianist performing Franny and Teicher style dream music.  Meanwhile, Le Clique fantasy characters dressed as Fairy Nymphs and Butterflies flitted throughout the room… NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN.
La La Land – Our CGO after dinner show features dancers, full orchestra and choir performing music from the wildly popular movie as the movie itself runs in the background.  After the show La La Land dance themed music fills the air.
The South American Theme – Presented at Tropicana Casino, our 17-piece CGO Salsa Orchestra dressed in classic Ricky Ricardo Havana inspired attire, and musically we paid tribute to the classic sounds of Xavier Cugat, Tito Puente, Perez Prado and many of the great Latin artists of the 1950s.
Showboat Casino Hotel: The Steel Pier Ballroom Big Band Theme – For more than 2 years CGO recreated The Steel Pier Ballroom experience weekly at the Atlantic City Showboat, featuring our 20-piece dance orchestra and nationally acclaimed dance teams performing their award winning routines and providing dance services to the guests.
Arabian NightsBellevue Stratford, Philadelphia – The 21-piece CGO Orchestra mixed classic party music with special themed music such as “Open Sesame” from Saturday Night Fever, “Lawerance of Arabia”, “Ahab the Arab”, “Walk Like An Egyptian”, “Midnight at the Oasis”… you get the idea.
All That Jazz – Chicago, New Orleans and Kansas City – Jazz from the 3 big cities where it began come together to blow the roof off for a night. After a 1 hour dinner jazz show, swing music ranging from Glenn Miller in the 40s, to Sinatra in the 60s, to Brian Setzer in the 90s, to Michael Buble in the 2000s is the featured dance music that rounds out this evening of fun.  Zoot suits are in and the Joint is Jumpin!
The Lord of the Rings – in addition to our 16-piece orchestra playing the movie soundtrack and the “after theme” dance music CGO provided, “look alike” Tolkien fantasy  actors and magicians recreate the entire cast of the Lord of the Rings for meet and greet.  Table-side magic is big at this event.
Night at the Academy – an entire evening of entertainment based on an Academy Awards style show.  Filled with music and comedy.
Saturday Night Fever – It’s disco and polyester forever. – Stayin’ Alive!
And the list goes on… whatever your Theme, CGO will make it happen
NOTE: CGO can provide Celebrity Look Alike performers at your request
Company CGO Music International
President Carl Granieri
Style Theme Events