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Ric Cherwin Entertainment Agency

 The Ric Cherwin Agency represents more than 2,000 musical ensembles in virtually every musical genre
 and ethnicity. Whether you need a full band,  string ensamble, specailty act or jazz trio we can provide you
with some of the finest musical entertainment.  
 In addition, we also create and provide novelty entertainment specialty performers and decor. 

 

     


 Ric is the founder and president of The Ric Cherwin Agency, which for 24 years, has produced, booked and coordinated live entertainment - from corporate  events and parties to television to major concerts and festivals, Broadway and off-Broadway plays, to major sporting events. This has included working with scores of rock, jazz and classical music giants in concert in the US and Europe,  such as

 
Itzhak Perlman, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Patty LaBelle, Harry Conick Jr., Diana Ross, Art Garfunkle, Aretha Franklin, Tim McGraw and many more. 

Also, the nationally televised re-opening  festivities for Ellis Island involving more than 250 performers from 25 countries, and many hundreds of major corporate events and fund-raisers. He was co-producer, with Oprah Winfrey, of the nationally acclaimed play, From The Mississippi Delta, and has served as entertainment director for the US Open (tennis), Major League Baseball (World Series), Tribeca Film Festival Family Day and others.  Ric was the musical director, booker and emcee at the acclaimed jazz club, “Downstairs at the Metropolis” at Union Square in dowtown Manhattan.
 
He presented, Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner, Mongo Santamaria, Ray Barretto, Jon Hendricks, Susannah McCorkle, Mose Allison, Freddie Hubbard, Benny Golson, Milt Hinton, Arthur Taylor, and many more jazz legends.

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 Specialty Performers
We specialize in the finest high
 end entertainment. We offer the best in 

Specialty Performers
Strolling musicians
 NYC Street Musicians
 Dance Companies
 Stilt Bands
 Stilt Walkers
 Magicians
Fire Eaters
Jugglers
 Mimes & Walk around Multi Performers
Tarot card readers &  fortune tellers
 Graphologists & Astrologists
Most performers can be stationary or walk around. 


 Novelty Items

Caricaturists
Virtual Reality
Foto Fantasy
 Make-a-Movie,
Sumo and Joust
 Mini sporting events,
Celebrity Studio Audio 
 
 Coney Island sideshow
  circus performers
Celebrity Look-a likes
Cut-out Photographer 
Historical look-a likes 
tattoo and body art
Coney Island Photo Booths 
Airbrushed T-Shirts
Massage
Photo-ops
Origami
 comedians (interactive with the guests)
and more....



Characters Performers
  Our choice of characters and costumes is vast and nearly infinite, including odd and off-beat.
 
animals
 celebrities
period characters
sprites and fairies
  Uncle Sam & Statue of Liberty

 We can provide you with characters from the Great Gatsby period to leprechauns.   You name it we've got it!  All are extremely colorful, exquisitely detailed and great fun, equally at home working with adults and children.
 
All the performers are experienced working corporate parties and many are also veterans of Broadway shows and major circuses.


Decor 
We also creates incredible
 decor for any theme. 
NYC
 Hollywood
 The Wild West 
a gaggle of PAPARAZZI 
and more...

  We have a 10,000 square foot warehouse in New Jersey where we house our decor items.


The point is if you need it, we’ve got it...
or can get it… or can think of it… or can create it.
 We have absolutely the top talent in New York.
Time after time, our events are the toast of the town!





Shinbone Alley Stilt Band

What Fun!  The Shinbone Alley Stilt Band is
BIG, Festive and Fun !
 Great for grand opening,
 promotionl events or festivals.

 The show can be mobile or stationary.

Check out their performance below on Youtube