Gregg Hollmann (aka DJ Gregg Ambient)
Ambient DJs' Founder and President, Gregg Hollmann, is a leader in the wedding and events industry. With formal musical training on several instruments, Gregg is known for his creative mixing and chameleon-like ability to play in different musical styles. His musical knowledge allows him to excel in environments ranging from elegant wedding receptions to convivial dance parties.
A graduate of the College of New Jersey, he holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration. He enjoys working with clients and personalizing events to their tastes. An industry leader, Gregg has served as President of the East Coast's premier professional disc jockey organization, the New Jersey Disc Jockey Network for the past three years. He is the author of The Bride's Guide to Selecting the Perfect Wedding DJ available on Amazon.com. To view a video of Gregg in action at a wedding, click here. To enjoy Gregg's latest mix "The Fifty Shades of Gregg Ambient" - visit his MixCloud page here.
Greg Lambiase (aka DJ Greg Nice)
Gregory Lambiase is Ambient DJs' Executive Director and has nearly 20 years of experience in the DJ/Entertainment industry, having performed at thousands of private and corporate events. A "DJ's DJ," Greg was born in Manhattan and developed a passion for music at an early age.
A well-rounded and energetic performer, DJ Greg Nice, has received client accolades in events ranging from Weddings, Bar/Bat mitzvahs, Sweet 16s to Kids Parties. Greg's work was featured in "Mobile DJ Success Stories" in the October 2014 issue of DJ Times Magazine.
Greg believes strongly in providing clients with the highest quality entertainment possible. His people skills, outgoing nature, warm smile and hands-on experience cannot be duplicated!
Chris Smith (aka DJ Spinz)
Christopher Smith is Ambient DJs' Chief Creative Officer and Vice President. Chris joined Ambient DJs in 2007 and quickly proved himself as one of the company's best-reviewed performers. He often works at Ambient's most demanding celebrations, where performance and attention to detail are a must. His specialties include Weddings and Teen Dance Events.
Chris has an extensive music library and diligently follows trends in the music industry. He specializes in Disco, Pop, Alternative Rock, Hip Hop, R&B, Club, Electro and Top 40 hits. His portfolio of work features Sweet 16s, Corporate Functions, Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Family Parties and School Dances.
Chris enjoys mixing tunes on his MacBook Pro using Serato Scratch Live. A gear hound at heart, Spinzy is also a stickler for providing the cleanest and most modern DJ setups possible!
Mike Bacon (aka DJ Iron Mike)
Mike Bacon, aka DJ Iron Mike, is one of Ambient DJs' headline performers and also serves as our Head of Musical Programming. A seasoned mobile DJ veteran, Mike has previously held residencies at Harrah's Xhibition Bar, Caesar's Toga Bar and Bally's Beach Bar in Atlantic City. In 2012, Mike was featured in our industry's top publication, DJ Times Magazine.
DJ Iron Mike is a well-rounded performer with a deep passion for the music that he plays. Growing up as a young DJ in the late 90's, Mike is well versed in Hip-Hop, R&B , Dancehall and House. His deep music collection includes liberal doses of pop, classic rock, Motown and soul making him an "Open Format" specialist.
Combining his years in the club scene with his formal and understated approach to Wedding receptions as well as Sweet Sixteen celebrations, corporate functions and night club events, Mike describes his performance to be a "crowd first" experience. Whatever style of music you and your guests enjoy partying to, DJ Iron Mike is sure to deliver!
Martin Valcin (aka DJ Marti Gras)
Born and raised in New York City, Martin discovered his passion for the DJ craft while attending Syracuse University. After receiving a BS Degree majoring in biology, Martin began performing at private parties under the stage name of "DJ Marti Gras" with a tagline of "Mixing Gone Wild." His portfolio of work includes Sweet 16s, Communion Parties, Weddings, Block Parties and Fashion Shows. DJ Marti Gras is the ideal choice for those seeking a hot dance mix, drawing from his palette of current dance music, pop,hip hop/R&B, Caribbean vibes, disco and party classics.
Now based in the Princeton area and with a Masters of Public Health degree in hand, DJ Marti Gras is on-call to bring a fiesta atmosphere to your upcoming celebration! To view Martin's current Top 25 dance songs, click here.
Alain Adams (aka DJ AQ)
DJ Aqueous, more commonly known as DJ AQ, is best known for his song selection, mixing ability, and skill in reading any crowd. Fueled by an absolute passion for music, DJ AQ is dedicated to delivering individual joy through music to others and fully equipped to rock your party! While Alain's mixing abilities truly shine, with a theater background he is also skilled on the microphone as an interactive DJ entertainer.
DJ AQ is one of Ambient DJs' most requested mixologists for dance parties and a master at many different types of music: from club, hip-hop and R&B to electro, reggae, Top 40, funk, disco, and house. Take your dance party to the next level at the hands of DJ AQ!
To listen to DJ AQ's latest mix, click here.
Joseph Grillo (aka DJ Joe G.)
Joseph Grillo is a consummate DJ and musician with twenty years of experience in the entertainment business, including stints in the high energy atmospheres of Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Joe has performed with musical acts including Jason Mraz, Daryl Hall, John Mayer, Rob Thomas and Cyndi Lauper. In addition to being a skilled DJ and seasoned emcee, Joe is an accomplished sax player and vocalist. Joe is a wedding specialist.
Joe's multiple talents allow him to perform solo as a DJ, or to incorporate live music elements into a party through Ambient's "Musician Fusion Package." His attention to detail never fails to ensure that his clients needs are met. Contact us for more information.
Luke Rizzo (DJ Cloak Dagger)
Luke Rizzo, aka DJ Cloak Dagger, is a premier DJ, producer and musical curator who has left an indelible footprint on Manhattan's lounge, boutique hotel and loft scene. Cloak's resume includes a stint as artist in residency at the swanky Smyth Hotel, as well as at Battery Park waterfront French hotspot Le District. His performances have resonated through other top New York City venues including Cielo, Webster Hall, Edison Ballroom, Russian Tea Room, Le Poisson Rouge, Drom, Opia at Renaissance 48, Barney's, Bembe, Vermillion, Ink 48 Rooftop Lounge at Kimpton Hotel and Penthouse 808.
Based in New Jersey and complementing his ultra smooth mixing skills and musicality, Luke DJs/Emcees a full range of private party events. His specialties include weddings, corporate affairs and teen dance parties.
Luke holds a Bachelor Degree in History from Felician University. He enjoys providing attentive service to clients of all ages and ethnicities. DJ Cloak Dagger prides himself on being musically versatile and a proven taste maker able to please any crowd, bringing creativity and energy to all of his performances.
Gregory Willams (aka "DJ Big Jae")
DJ Big Jae is a Trenton NJ native whose DJ career was inspired during the Eighties by industry legends like DJ Clue, Funkmaster Flex and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Passionate about the art of mixing, Jae has been spinning since 1999 and also pursued Communications studies at Mercer Community College where he was an on-air personality on the college radio station.
DJ Big Jae's warm personality, big smile and polished emcee skills are an asset to any party. His specialties include weddings, teen dance parties, family celebrations and bar/club engagements. Experience the difference with DJ Big Jae!
Jamie Herman ("The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Queen")
Jamie Herman has been dancing, emceeing and assisting the DJ at Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Sweet 16's, Father/Daughter dances and Weddings for over 18 years. Jamie's career began in the early 90s with a professional dance troupe called "Party Shooz." Subsequently, she went on to maintaining a busy performance schedule with some of the Northeast's top companies. Jamie has also enjoyed success as a dance choreographer and staff trainer.
Jamie takes her roles at parties very seriously, ensuring that the event runs smoothly and that you are able to celebrate with friends/family and have a fantastic time!
Mike Kinley (aka DJ Mike K)
DJ Mike K has been performing on the wheels of steel since 1987 and possesses a wealth of private party experience. His specialties include weddings, Sweet 16s, corporate events and school functions. Mike joined the Ambient DJ team in order to meet the growing demand for our company's services in Central NJ and Bucks County PA where Mike resides.
Let DJ Mike K's friendly personality, deep music knowledge and professionalism make your party shine above the rest!
Kevin Gaviria (aka DJ Kevin Night)
Kevin Gaviria, aka DJ Kevin Night, is a talented DJ and musician. In addition to performing as a mobile and club DJ, Kevin owns Lifestyle Studio in Rahway NJ where he produces electronic dance music and hip hop. Raised in a Spanish-speaking household (his parents are from Colombia), Kevin is fluent in the Spanish language - and importantly in the musical styles of salsa, merengue, bachata and reggaeton.
His specialties include Sweet 16s, hot Latin Dance Parties and Weddings. Kevin is an interactive DJ/Emcee who also loves to dance. He enjoys working personally with clients to produce great outcomes for their life celebrations. Own the nightlife with DJ Kevin Night!
Jonathan Rybarczyk (aka Captain Jonathan)
Jonathan Rybarczyk, aka "Captain Jonathan", is a seasoned DJ/Emcee with specialties in weddings and interactive kids entertainment. Regarding kids parties, the Captain prides himself on providing a non-stop carousel of games and activities that will maximize the success of your Communion, kids party or mitzvah. Jonathan's warmth and friendly personality are a welcome asset to any type of party.
Jonathan is a long-standing member of the New Jersey Disc Jockey Network, a premier regional organization of professionals DJs dedicated to high performance and business standards.
Andre Ovalle (aka DJ Dre Ovalle)
Dre Ovalle is a DJ driven by an unbridled and relentless passion for music. Dre has over thirteen years of experience as a DJ and lighting designer. As a DJ, he has opened for some of the world's most well known DJs and held residencies in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia. As a lighting designer, Dre has worked with some of the top music festivals in the world. Dre Ovalle is bi-lingual in English and Spanish, and is currently studying Portuguese. His additional specialties include silent discos and 3-D projection mapping.
Dre performs at weddings, Sweet 16s, Quinceaneras, family parties and bar/club events. When the mix matters, DJ Dre Ovalle is the perfect DJ professional for your private or club event!
DJ Linda Leigh
Linda Leigh is a DJ/Musical Curator who has performed in a variety of settings - including raves, lounges, retail stores, forests, radio (FCC license), clubs, rooftops, coffee houses and art exhibits. Linda customizes her performances to meet the needs of her unique clientele. A leader in the DJ industry, Linda has delivered inspiring presentations numerous times at the DJ Times International DJ Expo in Atlantic City, most recently in 2016. A mix show DJ, you can catch Linda's sets every Tuesday from 8 PM to 10 PM on Burst Radio Detroit (www.burstradio.net).
Linda is the ideal choice for those seeking an artistic DJ with a deep musical palette of often non-conventional choices. Linda's talents are especially ideal for retail store appearances, Halloween parties and Christmas holiday parties.
Vincent Repertorio (aka DJ Vinny Blanc)
Vincent Repertorio, aka DJ VinnyBlanc, can easily translate any Ambient event into the exact party vibe you desire with the perfect balance of song selection, creative mixing and various lighting effects. Vince has played at numerous venues around Central New Jersey and hosted a number of 80s and 90s themed parties. Also, with access to an extensive music collection, even the most demanding of song requests can be met. As a Biomedical Engineer by trade, Vince’s real “techy” side is channeled to all things related to DJ and lighting gear to ensure you have access to the industry leading sound and lighting technology at your event Vince’s passion for music, dance and entertainment can extend beyond the DJ Booth and out to the dancefloor to get the party started. He can “Wobble” “Cha Cha Slide” and “Cupid Shuffle” with your guests, or teach them how!
Vince’s specialties include Sweet 16s, School Dances, Weddings, Corporate Events, and Family Parties.
Greg Lam (DJ G-LAM)
Greg's love of music and dance led him to the mobile DJ industry where he performs as a DJ/Emcee for Ambient DJ Service. A former ballroom dance instructor with Fred Astaire Dance Studio and karaoke host, Greg is at ease on both the microphone and dance floor. His specialties include Sweet 16s,/Quinceaneras, Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and Karaoke.
DJ G-Lam's love of music, good looks, and great communication skills make him the ideal choice for your celebration.
Bonus Fact - Greg's favorite ballroom dance step is the Argentine Tango!
Nick Kaminski (Pianist/Singer/Karaoke)
The son of a grammy-nominated musician, Nick Kaminski began his love of music at a young age. Nick graduated from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University as a trained pianist and vocalist with a B.A. in Music and a B.A. in Communication. Since then, he has worked as a musician and actor in professional musical theatre throughout the United States and Europe. Nick is the perfect choice to play piano or organ for any ceremony; or to entertain as a cocktail hour pianist/singer.
As a DJ, Nick specializes in karaoke with an extensive library of over 30,000 karaoke tracks and 70,000 DJ tracks. A professional performer and gear nut, Nick is always the life of the party with top-of-the-line pro audio equipment, including an EAW sound system and the affectionately-named "Bass Cannon" 3000 watt subwoofer. Take your party to the next level with DJ Nick!
Sasha Saco has been dancing and assisting DJs in the tri-state area for over 12 years. Sasha's career began at age 2 when she was accepted in to the Hamilton Ballet School and has been professionally trained in all genres of dance for over 25 years. She has also worked professionally in NYC as an actor and voiceover recorder, working for TV shows such as Sesame Street and Nickelodeon. She has also worked as a dance choreographer and acting instructor for children and teenagers.
Sasha is extremely energetic on the dance floor and takes pride in knowing that every party started ends with sheer and absolute fun. Having degrees in both Education and Psychology, she specializes in parties for children and teens, but that will not stop her from leading the dance floor at weddings, birthdays and corporate events. Her professionalism and never-ending smile will leave both you and your guests completely satisfied.
DJ Larry Sargent has been a DJ/Entertainer for over twenty years, That doesn't make him old - it makes him experienced! A graduate of The Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Larry has performed at over 1,000 private events, including 500 weddings.
Larry has a great knowledge of all genres of music, and knows how to create a compelling mix that keeps people dancing. He interacts with his audience as needed and can instruct all of the traditional and modern party dances. Larry's unmatched level of professionalism proves that he loves what he does, and it shows!
Gary Giarretta (aka DJ Gary G)
Gary began his mobile DJ career in 1995. His appreciation for music began much earlier during elementary and high school where he played the sax in various orchestral and jazz bands. Gary maintains an extensive selection of music ranging from oldies to the current hits, and welcomes requests to keep guests involved in the party. Gary's specialties include Weddings, Sweet 16s, School Dances and Corporate Affairs.
His relaxed and responsive nature make Gary a great choice for planning and performing at your event. Gary's equipment includes EV speakers, Denon CD players, various lighting effects and a video projector/portable screen. A recent career highlight for Gary was DJing a corporate party for a pharmaceutical company in a packed ballroom at the Trump Taj Mahal - plugging into the Taj's monster sound system.
Stephen Cirino (aka "DJ Statle")
Stephen Cirino, also known as DJ Statle (a play on the name of philosopher Aristotle) started his Disc Jockey career after receiving a scholarship for Track & Field at Indiana State University. Majoring in Communications Studies and Marketing, Stephen became a popular DJ on the college radio station WISU, and for private events.
Subsequent to college, Stephen has worked in various positions in the music business, including a stint at Sony Music. His accolades as a DJ include performing for R&B singer Mario's listening party and being a resident DJ at NYC lounge Bamboo 52.
Stephen's current focus is performing at private events, sharing his passion for music with the masses. DJ Statle's specialities include Weddings, Sweet 16s and Corporate Events. Interestingly, Stephen is a former wedding client of Ambient DJs who decided to take his relationship with our service to the next level!
DJ Robbie Hart, aka "The Wedding Singer"
Robbie, aka "The Wedding Singer" was one of Ambient DJ's most promising talents before an unfortunate personal setback caused his performances to go off the rails. Some of Robbie's errors included screaming into the microphone, a love of breakup songs, overprogramming 80s music, and occasionally antagonizing guests. Robbie is no longer with the company, so we recommend that you select one of our other tasteful and polished wedding DJs! Do however consider his song "I Wanna Grow Old With You" as a possible cakecutting song.
- Wedding Music Master Class 2014
- 40 Songs for a Reggae Dance Party
- 25 Great Songs Featuring a Trumpet
- 67 Essential Wedding Cocktail Hour Playlists
- Wedding Music Master Class 2013
- Wedding Music Master Class 2015
- 36 Suggested Cakecutting Songs for a Wedding
- Dinner Music Selections for a Wedding by DJ Spinz
- 20 Suggested Mother-Son Dance Songs for a Wedding
- 50 Hot Songs for a 2013 Sweet 16