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    DJ - Paul Torkoff

    Providing More than just music for

    Toronto, York Region, Simcoe County & Muskoka

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    Special Music



    Wedding Party Entrance (some suggestions follow):

    • Canon in D (Pachelbel) (Traditional)

    • Claire de Lune (Debussy) (Traditional)

    • Shepherd Moons (Enya) (Contemporary)

    • Watermark (Enya) (Contemporary)

    • Theme from Chariots Of Fire (Contemporary)

    • Chapel Of Love (Dixie Cups) (Very Contemporary)

    Bride’s Entrance (some suggestions follow):

    • Bridal March / Bridal Chorus (Wagner)
      (Traditional, but not for Jewish weddings)

    • Trumpet Voluntary (Clarke) (Traditional)

    • Caribbean Blue (Enya) (Contemporary)

    • The Wedding Song (Kenny G) (Contemporary)

    • Oh Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison) (Contemporary)

    Kiss (music optional) (some suggestions follow):

    • I Feel Good (James Brown) (Very Contemporary)

    Exit Dance as Husband & Wife (some suggestions follow):

    • Wedding March (Mendelssohn)
      (Traditional, but not for Jewish weddings)

    • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Handel) (Traditional)

    • Theme from Chariots of Fire (Contemporary)

    • By the Time This Night Is Over (Kenny G/Peabo Bryson) (Contemporary)

    • We’ve Only Just Begun (Carpenters) (Contemporary)

    Reception Grand Entrance / Introductions

    Introductions can be performed by DJ, or by someone else.

    Suggested order of introductions (note: you can opt to have the grandparents rise in their seats and recognize them there):

    1.       Bride’s grandparents

    2.       Groom’s grandparents

    3.       Bride’s parents

    4.       Groom’s parents

    5.       Bridesmaids and Groomsmen

    6.    Maid/Matron Of Honor (Can be combined with Best Man)

    7.    Best Man (Can be combined with Maid/Matron of Honor)

    8.    Bride and Groom

    We recommend upbeat music. Some suggested music follows:

    Wedding Party Enters Reception:

    • Canon in D (Pachelbel) (Traditional)

    • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Bach) (Traditional)

    • Sirius (Alan Parsons Project) (Contemporary)

    • Theme from 2001 A Space Odyssey (Contemporary)

    • Chapel Of Love (Dixie Cups) (Very Contemporary)

    • America (Neil Diamond) (Very Contemporary)

    • Party Time (Gloria Estefan) (Very Contemporary)

    • Havana (Kenny G) (Very Contemporary)

    Bride and Groom Enter Reception

    • Peter Gunn (Contemporary)

    • Tradicion (Gloria Estefan) (Very Contemporary)

    • Star Trek (original series) Theme (Contemporary)

    • 20th Century Fox Fanfare (or drumroll) (Traditional)

    • Olympic Theme (Traditional)

    • Here Comes the Bride (Disco) (Contemporary)

    • Tonight Show Theme (Contemporary)

    • Twilight Zone (2 Unlimited) (Very Contemporary)



    Father/Daughter                      and / or           Mother/Son dances

    Father/Daughter & Mother/Son dances can be combined or be separate. Do you want them together or separate ?

    If separate, who dances first: Father/Bride or Mother/Groom (circle one)? If separate, also indicate which song for each below.

    Music for Father/Daughter and Mother/Son dance (suggestions follow)


    1.  Song for Mama - Boyz to Men

    2. I Turn to You - Christina Aguilera

    3. Hero - Mariah Carey

    4. A Song For My Son - Mikki Viereck

    5. What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

    6. Unforgettable - Nat King Cole

    7. In My Life - Bette Midler

    8. You're the Inspiration - Chicago

    9. Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston

    10. Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Middler

    11. Stand By Me - Ben E. King


    1. Butterfly Kisses - Bob Carlisle

    2. Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion

    3. Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Middler

    4. Through the Years - Kenny Rogers

    5. The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra

    6. Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton John

    7. Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder

    8. Father's Eyes - Amy Grant

    9. Unforgettable - Nat King Cole

    10. Daddy's Little Girl - Al Martino

    11. Always and Forever - Heatwave

    12. My Girl - Four Tops



    1.        Invite all fathers/daughters and all mothers/sons to dance instead of just the bride’s & groom’s alone.

    2.        Invite your guests to join in partway through the above song, or we can invite them up when the next song begins.

    3.        Have the wedding party join you first & invite all guests to join in one verse later

    4.        Invite all of the guests (including wedding party) to join in at the same time.

    How do you want us to invite other guests to join in?


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