Crystal Percussion

38 Fairway Terrace, Bayonne, NJ 07648 Map · Phone number
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About Crystal Percussion

Percussionist Crystal Vargas is no stranger to the stage. Whether she’s performing in the hottest clubs or playing for world-renowned artists, Crystal's showmanship has made her one of the most sought after percussionists in the industry.

As a four-year old, she was captivated by her father's (Glen Vargas) Salsa band. His keyboardist, Juan "Pops" Santos, gave her a partly broke güiro and it was then her musical journey began. By the age of 5, Crystal suddenly had the Salsa rhythm down on congas and by age 6 she became a featured performer on both Sabado Gigante and El Show de Medio Dia. Over the next 10 years, Crystal continued performing with her father and her own band, No Limit. After graduating from Marist High School (Bayonne, NJ) where she was a 3-sport athlete, Crystal enrolled at Rutgers University on scholarship to play softball.

During her senior year in 2005, a chance meeting with Robert Aaron (keyboardist/saxophonist) led to an impromptu performance with Grammy-Award artist, Wyclef Jean at a Rutgers concert! A mentorship was quickly born as Aaron chose Crystal to join his band backing artist, Kat Deluna.

Crystal has showcased her talents on shows such as “Live! With Regis And Kelly”, BET's Black Girls Rock Awards Show, and Rihanna's music video "What's My Name?". She has performed alongside Paul Simon, Bernie Williams, Gladys Knight, Jill Scott, and Sheila E., to name a few. This recognition led to endorsement deals with Toca Percussion and Gibraltar Hardware.

As an independent percussionist, Crystal currently performs alongside radio DJs from Hot 97, Power 105, and La Mega 97.9. While playing percussion is her first passion, Crystal's versatility in the entertainment industry has led her to MC'ing, DJ'ing, and musical production.

As a freelance percussionist, Crystal may perform with the DJ of YOUR CHOICE!

Website: crystalpercussion.com

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    Yvonne · Married on 07/07/2019

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    Amazing talent!

    Crystal is an absolute must for your wedding!! I can’t say enough about her. She kept the crowd going all night long for my wedding. Her talent is unsurpassed. She was so sweet and easy to work with ☺️ Would definitely recommend!!! You won’t be disappointed - I promise!

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    Amanda · Married on 05/18/2019

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    The icing on the cake

    Crystal is the everything you did know you needed to make your wedding night elevated above the night you dreamed about. Not only is she beyond talented and perfectly plays with the music but her personality is the best addition to any party. She is everyone best friend, she knows how to work with any type of guest. She is everything you need and I honestly dont think I have the words to explain it. Just trust me :) Book her!

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    Kimberly · Married on 01/11/2019

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    Fantastic!

    I booked Crystal as a surprise for my now Husband and he was extremely happy! Crystal was the star of our wedding! All of our guests are still raving about her! She brought such a fun atmosphere to our celebration. She was amazing with each song she played along too! She was super personable and sweet from the first time we spoke and just as sweet when we finally met in person. I honestly can't imagine having chosen a better percussionist and I honestly don't think a better one exists lol! Thank you, Crystal, for sharing your amazing talent with us on our wedding night!

    Sent on 01/23/2019

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Crystal Percussion FAQ

  • Are you an agency or a band?
    Band
  • How many musicians are in your band(s)?
    1 - 3
  • What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?
    Acoustic
    Big Band
    Blues
    Caribbean
    Classic Rock
    Country
    Dance
    Folk
    Funk
    Gospel
    Hip Hop
    International
    Jazz
    Latin
    Motown
    Oldies
    Pop
    Punk Rock
    R&B / Soul
    Reggae
    Rock
    Swing
  • What music services do you provide?
    Liability Insurance

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  • MPW Media Group
    MPW Media Group Wedding Photographers

    one of the best in the east coast area

  • LJDJS Event Design and Entertainment
    LJDJS Event Design and Entertainment Wedding DJs

    In an industry that craves originality, ingenuity, and excitement; you cannot go wrong with Crystal Vargas providing the hottest beats of the night. She's excellent to work with, and an incredible addition to any event.

  • DUPLICATE
    DUPLICATE Wedding DJs

    Working with Crystal is a great experience, she brings the live band feeling to any event. Great energy, great personality and awesome percussionist.

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  • 38 Fairway Terrace Bayonne, New Jersey, 07648 See on map
    2019215630 (Phone number)
    407-427-8638 (Other Phone Number)

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