About this Vendor

Memorable Weddings begin with DJ Jerry Bazata

Congratulations on your engagement! Planning a wedding can be an overwhelming experience, that's were I come in. No two weddings are the same so I customize the entertainment to fit your needs. I listen to you, find out your vision of the perfect wedding. If you want an entertainer for your special event, then ask yourself if these traits are important: 1. A reputation for providing excellent entertainment. 2. A wealth of knowledge in event planning and music selection with the experience to save you valuable time and money. 3 Someone who will work closely with you to bring the vision that you have for your event to reality. Elegant-Creative-Professional. For a risk free consultation and to reserve your date, request a quote today.

Details

Price Range

$$ – Affordable

Music Genres

Classical, Country, Disco, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pop, R&B, Rock, Indian, Latin, World Music

Wedding Activities

After Party, Rehearsals + Parties, Ceremony, Reception, Wedding

Wedding Categories

MC Services, Recorded Music, Sound Equipment, Music

Awards
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Contact Info

Address
Ogunquit, ME Serving New England (207) 361-1085
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Reviewed on 8/17/2016

We wish there were more stars to give Jerry. He went above and beyond the call of duty – from tracking the crazy thunderstorm that ripped through during cocktail hour to filling champagne glasses for our best man and maid of honor for their speeches. Jerry does not miss a detail... Read More and brought a calming presence to our big day. Now to the music – it was near impossible to end the dancing and that was after adding an extra hour that evening (which Jerry was totally cool with). He kept the dance floor packed and played a great mix of the songs that we sent to him in advance and the songs of his choice (as well as those requested from our guests). Planning the event was seamless, as he took the time to meet with us and have multiple follow-up calls. Again, he is incredibly organized and completely accommodating. We highly recommend Jerry – and suggest people book him in advance! We are more than happy to be a reference if anyone would like additional info. We can’t thank him enough for making it a memorable day.

2016-08-25T21:19:12 Response from the vendor

Its the attention to detail and being a hands on member of your wedding team, working hand in hand with your caterer, photographer and wedding coordinator to insure that every detail is covered. I have to say the thunderstorms that put a little damper on... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 8/13/2016 Dani H

Jerry was fantastic from beginning to end. We planned our Maine wedding at the Hardy Farm from overseas. Almost all of our correspondence was through email which we thought would be daunting. It wasn't! Jerry was quick to reply and easy to make plans with. We met once in person... Read More 10 months before our wedding and were very impressed by Jerry's professionalism and friendliness. As we neared the big day we were very confident Jerry has everything under control. He corresponded with our wedding singer, our venue and our family. On the day of he arrived early and set up the entire venue with speakers and mics - details we totally overlooked. He made sure everything would be perfect - and it was! It was clear Jerry took the job seriously, and really enjoyed his role in our wedding. The music was fantastic - he played a wide range of music genres and every single requested song. Music was played throughout the cocktail hour, dinner, and reception. Jerry has prepared music for the entire day which everyone was very pleased with - he even played our Danish wedding tunes as well. Everyone was dancing for three hours straight during the reception. The day was exactly what we wanted. I recommend Jerry to anyone and everyone! :]

2016-08-25T21:15:31 Response from the vendor

The entire day was amazing and both of your were incredible to work with. It certainly can be daunting to try and plan a wedding while overseas but you did a great job of letting me know your vision and ideas, allowing me to orchestrate... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 7/16/2016 Kristen

Master of Ceremonies, DJ Jerry Bazata, met all my inquiries/needs and exceeded anything I could have imagined. As a newly engaged woman never been down the wedding road I had NO idea as to where to start with wedding planning. I had done some research and initially I wanted to... Read More NOT have a DJ because I was trying to save some money. After his genuine words of advice and some horror stories I had heard along the way, it was in my best interest to hire one. DJ JAZ was so incredibly helpful from the first moment we spoke via e-mail, then phone, and also via text. Prior to meeting him, I knew that he was the one. He was a "father figure" to me, he put things into context, he was well spoken, he articulated well, he knew what he was doing, and the emphasis was on me and our day. He mentioned a bunch of times how it wasn't about him. He was kind, sincere, happy, and a realist. His price list was way less than the others (this is a fun thing for him, not his primary job) and fit our budget. Over the 11 months we communicated probably 25+ times, he always made time to speak with me. As it got closer to the wedding date, he went over the easy-to-fill-out forms and made sure pronunciation of names were correct. At 2am the morning of the wedding day I emailed him with a change in music and he was more then willing to accommodate. On the day of the wedding, I was nervous and I didn't know what to do or where to stand and/or places people were suppose to be and he had it ALL FIGURED OUT and kept me updated of what the "next step" was the entire time. It was always a very fluid transition. The 80s music we had picked was pushed more until the end because the dance floor was full of people that were enjoying more pop/oldies music but overall the process, music, and him were well liked and we all had a ton of fun. Thank you DJ Jaz! I seriously couldn't have done it without you! Much love to your family!!!!

2016-08-25T21:11:38 Response from the vendor

Thank you! It was an honor and pleasure to be part of your wedding day, exceeding all your expectations and creating a memorable evening for you and your family. I wish you both many years of happiness and joy! I hope our paths cross again... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 4/10/2017 Eric R

Jerry was such a professional. From the planning process to the wedding itself, he was amazing. We had some pretty specific requests that we were sure he wouldn't be able to find, we were wrong.....Fantastic guy!

2017-04-10T11:49:53 Response from the vendor

Thank you Eric and Lauren for the trust and confidence you placed in my service. I am honored to hear that I did not only meet but exceeded your expectations. I wish you all the best in the years to come. Sincerely, DJ Jerry Bazata


Reviewed on 10/27/2016 Liz H

Jerry was hands down the greatest to work with! He was so professional, prompt and had a great sense of humor! We had no idea what we were doing so he guided us the entire way and put together a rockin' soundtrack based on our style and preferences! It was such a smooth process... Read More and he also kept checking in periodically to keep everything on schedule and gave us helpful hints to make the overall day run smoother! We can't say enough good things about Jerry! He did an outstanding job and our guests had an amazing time. We got so many compliments from our guests about how great he was and how he kept the party going! THANK YOU SO MUCH JERRY!!

2016-10-27T21:05:46 Response from the vendor

Thank you for the fantastic compliment and that is the first time I had anyone refer to the playlist we created together as a "rocking soundtrack"-I love it! Memories and great times is what I want to create for everyone of my couples and it... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 10/21/2016 Adrianne D

My husband and I were so happy with the emceeing and DJing services Jerry provided for our June 7, 2015 wedding. Not only were all our interactions - in person, via email or phone - very friendly and relaxed, Jerry was a terrific DJ for our wedding cocktail hour and reception.... Read More He played almost all the songs we requested ( I'm sure we chose 6+hrs worth!) and he set the tone of our celebration to just the way we had hoped! As a wedding planner myself, I have seen all kinds of DJs with very distinct personalities that can 'take over' the feel of the reception. Jerry's focus was on my husband and I , making sure we were happy with how things were moving along and that our guests were having an amazing time. He hit it out of the park on both fronts. Our family and friends continue to tell us how much fun our wedding was, how memorable the day was and how thankful they are to have been a part of it. Much of that emotion is due to Jerry's great skill is providing exactly the right music, right timing and just overall great service to make any wedding just magical. Thanks again, Jerry!

2016-10-22T08:20:26 Response from the vendor

I am honored to have exceed your expectations and helped to make the entire process a memorable event for you and your guests. Sincerely, Jerry Bazata


Reviewed on 10/03/2016 Kaitlyn L

Jerry went above and beyond in all aspects of our wedding entertainment ! From the start he was there to help us with music selection and even editing of some songs for special moments! Our guests were on the dance floor nonstop and even some of our non-traditional requests... Read More were met ! The dancing and singing went on all night! Everyone had such a great time! Jerry exceeded any hopes that I could have for the perfect wedding! His professionalism was outstanding and the night went off without a hitch! Who could ask for more!

2016-10-03T20:17:45 Response from the vendor

Kate and Matt: Thank you so much for the kind words! I am so humbled by all the praise and wonderful accolades from your guests that evening. I wish I could have continued playing music for another hour but I am grateful that we ended... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 9/28/2016 Molly O

I highly recommend Jerry. I used him for my wedding recently and he was just incredible to work with. First, he was a great DJ. I gave him a few specific requests, told him a few genres I liked, and he immediately picked up on the vibe was did the rest. Everyone was happy with... Read More the music. He also was very helpful with planning. He had a ton of great ideas for our introduction, the venue layout, and the timeline, all of which the groom and I incorporated into our wedding day plan. The groom and I hadn't really thought about our introduction until we spoke with Jerry, but it turned out to be one of the biggest hits of the night and something that everyone will definitely remember. He really helped us add little details here and there that our guests were talking about all night. He was great!

2016-09-28T19:53:04 Response from the vendor

Molly Thank you so much for the kind words and the great review on The Knot. You parents were wonderful and I really appreciated them taking the time to share their thoughts on my performance and helping to make your day a dream come true.... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 9/20/2016

I just want to second my wife's comments from yesterday. What a fine gentleman. We spoke before the ceremony and got acquainted. He was responsive to all our needs and a perfect professional. He even helped my older daughter set up for her toast which included a screen and... Read More projector. Everyone had fun and enjoyed the music. Highly recommend him.

2016-09-22T21:22:10 Response from the vendor

Thank you for the vote of confidence and I happy to hear that I made your Daughter's wedding a dream come true. A very memorable evening for family and friends. Sincerely Jerry Bazata


Reviewed on 9/19/2016 Mary T

Wow! Jerry made our daughter's wedding a great success! Molly and Kevin found Jerry on the Internet and after a few emails they had great confidence that Jerry would be a great fit for their rustic/romantic Maine wedding. He understood what Molly meant when she said "no cheesy... Read More wedding music" so that was great . He played all our requests. Jerry was familiar with our venue, he had worked there many times and knew just how and where to set up for the best sound, so that was great too. As parents of the bride we were grateful that there were no worries about anything to do with the music. Everyone was up and dancing all night, and we have Jerry to thank for that!

2016-09-19T19:55:14 Response from the vendor

Thank you so much for the kind words at the end of the day, your thoughtfulness and sincerity was greatly appreciated. It means so much to me to hear that your daughter's wedding was a dream come true and that your family and friends had... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 9/18/2016 Laura S

Jerry DJ'ed at our August 2016 wedding and we couldn't have been happier! He took care of the pre-ceremony, ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception music. Everything flowed seamlessly. Jerry made sure all of our "must plays" were played and also kept the dance floor full... Read More throughout the reception. After the wedding, everyone told me what a fun wedding it was, and Jerry played a huge role in that! Beyond the music, Jerry was extraordinarily helpful in making sure that everything flowed smoothly. He was able to anticipate the best moment to do the toasts, dances, cake cutting, etc. as well as helping with other last minute things that we needed. I was able to focus only on enjoying the wedding because I knew that Jerry was taking care of the rest, which was such a relief! I would highly recommend Jerry to any bride!

2016-09-18T20:48:31 Response from the vendor

Laura and Joe, I am honored to know that I meet and exceed all your expectations. Its my goal to insure that I can do what is possible to make sure everything runs smooth on your wedding day. The vendor team you choose was your... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 9/13/2016 C R

It was a pleasure to work with Jerry! He is very enthusiastic about his job and is equally as excited for you and your big day! He was always willing to chat on the phone and was very responsive via email. When you speak with Jerry you can tell he has years of experience in... Read More this industry and is always supportive of your ideas, but also willing to offer his own advice. I would recommend Jerry as anyone's wedding DJ!

2016-09-14T21:05:32 Response from the vendor

Chelsea I appreciate the vote of confidence and it was an honor to work with both of you! Everyone that evening was having a great time and glad we continued an extra hour so that everyone could continue to celebrate your special day. You could... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 5/25/2016 Miranda

We are extremely pleased with Jerry as the DJ for our wedding as he did a remarkable job on all accounts. The dancefloor was packed the entire night thanks to Jerry's music, and we received nothing but compliments from our guests. These are some additional positive points about... Read More Jerry's performance: - He was easy to get in touch with by phone and email during the weeks leading up to the wedding - He did a great job with combining our wishes (e.g. song requests etc.) with his own suggestions (like supplementing the playlist with other songs that fitted the party perfectly, but also suggesting ideas about how to start off the party which we didn't really have ideas about, and pointing out details that we hadn't even considered, like electicity supply to our tent) - He went above and beyond not only for the dancing party, but also for accommodating music during the ceremony and cocktail hour as well as microphones and other equipment for speeches during ceremony and dinner - He was extremely friendly, flexible and accommodating throughout the entire process, and seemed to enjoy the party himself as well - He is very reasonably priced Overall, we would warmly recommend Jerry to anybody looking for a DJ for his/her wedding or other party.

2016-05-26T20:39:44 Response from the vendor

I was honored to be part of your wedding day and grateful that I was able to create a memorable evening for you and your guests. At the end of the evening I was humbled by the number of guests that came up to me... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 5/23/2016

From the moment we met Jerry we knew we were in good hands! Never had any doubts! He was there for us from beginning to end. He had so many ideas, he knew how to handle every situation and his attention to detail was amazing. The one thing I had told Jerry from the beginning... Read More is that I want all my guests to have fun, the dance floor was always full and everyone was smiling thanks to him!

2016-05-23T12:56:50 Response from the vendor

Christine and Troy, A wonderful time going through the planning process with you and seeing all the ideas we shared come to life at your wedding. The day was beautiful and the staff at the Samoset was outstanding to work with, really delivering upon the... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 4/22/2016 Shannon M

Jerry was a phenomenal DJ and point person at our wedding! From the moment Michael and I sat with him, we felt confident that he would be that person that every bride wants by their side on her big day! His attention to detail and thoroughness during the initial meeting put me... Read More at ease and allowed me to give up some control. Jerry made himself available up to the day of the wedding and took charge of the space when he arrived. Although he makes his job look easy with his outgoing personality and smile, it should not go unnoticed that he takes the planning and timing of the evening, very serious. He ensured that there was not one dull moment!!!! Thank you, Jerry!!!

2016-04-22T20:55:38 Response from the vendor

Thank you very much for the feedback and wonderful comments. . I'm glad to read that I exceeded your expectations and was able to insure that all you dreamed your wedding day would be came true. I wish you both many years of happiness and... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 12/08/2015 Shayln M

Jerry was an absolute pleasure to work with through the entire wedding planning process! He was attentive in all forms of communication, set a clear expectation and is just an amazing person. Thank you Jerry, you made our day truly amazing and unforgettable. Love, the... Read More Johanson's :)

2015-12-08T20:47:59 Response from the vendor

Thank you Shayln and Max for an amazing opportunity to be part of your wedding day. The Samoset Resort was the perfect location for your fall wedding. It means so much to me to hear that you wedding was a dream come true and that... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 11/15/2015 Katie S

My husband and I cannot say enough kind words about Jerry. He truly exceeded our expectations, everything was so smooth and perfectly planned out through the whole evening. He kept our dance floor packed all night long, what more could you ask for at your wedding!! Jerry is an... Read More absolute pleasure to work with! So highly recommended! Planning can be so stressful but when you have people like Jerry to help you make a big part of it that much easier, it says alot about him. I can honestly say that our day would not have been the same without Jerry, we appreciate everything he did to make our wedding that much more special ! :) Mr & Mrs Amaral

2015-11-15T11:51:39 Response from the vendor

Kaite and Tony, Thank you so much for the wonderful comments and vote of confidence on my ability to deliver on your expectations for a memorable wedding day. As your guests were leaving they thanked me for keeping feet on the dance floor. More importantly... Read Less Read More


Great DJ, Great person

Reviewed on 10/28/2015 Heather K

Jerry was great! He met and talked with us as much as we needed. I had a friend play the violin and he spoke with her on the phone so they could work out the flow of the ceremony, and everything went perfect. He was able to read the vibe of the reception and play music that... Read More would get everyone dancing. We had many guests comment about how great the DJ was. Highly recommend him.

2015-11-01T20:23:29 Response from the vendor

Thank you for sharing your comments regarding my performance at your wedding, it was greatly appreciated. You friend did an amazing job during the ceremony and she and I were so pleased to work together on your ceremony. I know you and your family had... Read Less Read More


Outstanding!

Reviewed on 10/27/2015

Jerry was an outstanding DJ!!! And, he was much more than that. We didn’t know what we were doing, going into the planning process of our wedding. I was stressed and didn’t know where to start. When we sat down with Jerry to go over our wedding day for the first time, he... Read More relieved much of this stress. His immense experience was invaluable to us. He helped us to plan our day by listening to our desires and offering guidance based on what he had seen work well or not so well in previous weddings he had been a part of. I left that first meeting feeling much calmer about the whole planning process. On the day of our wedding, Jerry was the first of our vendors to arrive. He got there early to setup and make sure everything was working properly before the start of the festivities. We had an outdoor ceremony with no access to electricity, so Jerry did his research and found a cordless solution that worked wonders. Jerry went above and beyond, going as far as helping to lay down the runner at the ceremony site! Jerry had great recommendations for ceremony music! We received many compliments from our guests. At the reception, Jerry was a master at reading the vibe of the crowd and kept everyone dancing all night! We had a list of songs that we provided to him and he did an amazing job choosing the timing of each and mixing in other music to please our energetic guests. We really can’t say enough good things about our experience working with Jerry. He was absolutely a pleasure to work with from our first phone call through to our wedding day. We wholeheartedly recommend him!!!

2015-10-28T13:08:44 Response from the vendor

Knowing that I exceeded your expectations and put your mind at ease during the process, is the greatest compliment I can ever get from a client. Thank you for the positive recommendation and I know your comments will be beneficial to brides in the future.... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 10/27/2015 Kate G

DJ Jerry was our first choice when I started researching options for our upcoming Summer 2016 wedding, but unfortunately, he'd already been booked for another event. However, he was such a valuable resource for me while I continued the search. He provided his insight and... Read More recommendation of several other DJs in the Maine area, all with his personal guarantee. He even reached out to them to ensure that they were available for our date! Jerry has offered to lend his ear for any music related/general planning questions I have over the next several months, and I couldn't be more grateful.

2015-10-27T21:11:00 Response from the vendor

Kate, Thank you so much for sharing with others your experience with me even though I was not available on your wedding day. Believe me I am just as disappointed as you, but I know that person I referred to you will do an amazing... Read Less Read More


Wedding August 8th

Reviewed on 10/24/2015 Erica C

When we got engaged, we had a short time period between engagement time and the actual wedding (10 months). We knew a couple DJs, but for a Maine summer wedding, they were already booked! So we turned to rely on The Knot for vendor choices. After speaking with a few DJs (who... Read More did not impress us) we came in contact with Jerry. I was worried about choosing a DJ based on reviews, but in hindsight I was extremely pleased. Jerry was very flexible and easy to work with. He worked well with my VERY particular requests and he took the reins on the night so I could just enjoy myself. We had so much fun and only wish we could celebrate the day all over again! Thanks Jerry!

2015-10-25T08:47:50 Response from the vendor

I am honored that you selected me over all the other DJs you spoke with and pleased that I was able to exceed your expectations on your wedding day. You day was perfect and you family did an amazing job with the wedding venue, I... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 10/20/2015

Wow!!! My husband and I are so lucky we found Jerry as our DJ for our special day!!! Not only is he a great listener, performed well at our wedding he goes above and beyond! He really knows how to read the crowd, keep the crowd dancing, and made all our requests happen. He even... Read More spoke with my wedding planner to get the exact timeline flow of the day so everything ran smooth sailing! We will never forget this day because music was a big importance to us and we couldn't of asked for a better DJ. He even spent the night before at our venue to make sure everything was perfect! We highly recommend Jerry to anyone and you will be stress free!!!!

2015-10-20T19:02:54 Response from the vendor

Wow!! I have to say that I was the lucky one to be part of your wedding day and have the opportunity to make your wedding day dreams come true! I knew that with the ceremony in one location, cocktail hour in a second and... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 10/19/2015 Kaitlin H

Jerry was an amazing DJ! He had every one of our guests on the dance floor for hours! He played a wide variety of songs that appealed to everyone which was awesome! One of our guests said that she had never been to a wedding where the reception was on the dance floor the entire... Read More evening... I would highly recommend Jerry! He is the best!

2015-10-19T13:46:04 Response from the vendor

Thank you very much for the feedback and wonderful comments. The best part of any wedding is the dancing for most couples. I'm glad to read that I exceeded your expectations by keeping the dance floor moving all night long. Sincerely Jerry Bazata


Reviewed on 10/13/2015 Laura O

Jerry is the best! I would recommend him to anyone! He is affordable, attentive and plays great music everyone loves. He is available by phone or email anytime of the day when you have questions or concerns for your big day. Book him!

2015-10-13T20:14:08 Response from the vendor

I am so honored to have exceeded your expectations on your wedding day! I know that planning a wedding is a difficult and time consuming challenge for any bride. The more I can help and be available when you need me, the greater the confidence... Read Less Read More


Jerry made our night!

Reviewed on 10/06/2015 Krina P

We could not have been happier with Jerry and the music that he played on our wedding night. Our wedding was amazing and a great deal of the credit should go to Jerry. Jerry kept the crowd going the entire night and the energy was constantly great. Jerry had a great read... Read More on the crowd and he maintained the momentum the entire night. We also appreciate how well and seamlessly Jerry mixed in our ethnic music - and you could tell people loved it because no one left the dance floor during the genre changes. Jerry was also extremely patient and helpful in putting together the mix for our first dance, which we thought was a success and which people really enjoyed. Jerry truly went above and beyond, and never got annoyed with our many requests. We have heard from so many of our guests that the music was great the entire night and that it was the best party they have attended. We only wish we could relive all again! Jerry truly exceeded our expectations which were high to begin with. And above all, Jerry is a great guy and so pleasant to work with. We definitely recommend Jerry for a wedding or other party. Krina & Redi

2015-10-06T20:47:48 Response from the vendor

I had so much fun the evening of your wedding. From the moment you completed your epic first dance family and friends got right into the party and continued to dance all night long. I sincerely appreciate the thoughtful comments about being able to blend... Read Less Read More


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Meet The President

Jerry Bazata

I have over 25 years of experience as a professional entertainer for weddings and events . As the owner of DJ Jaz Music and Entertainment, and Wedding DJs of Maine, I am the leading consultant to the event planning and music industries. My experience and guidance will inspirer couples and their event planners to achieve the perfect event, transforming a vision into a lifetime memory. Looking for that professional touch, I provide one-on-one counseling with the bride and groom to plan the most important parts of the wedding reception, providing the best entertainment on your wedding