Temple Avodah, Oceanside, NY

Temple Avodah is a favorite venue for Jordan Kaplan Music and Entertainment’s signature band, GiftBox, having played there over the decades for Wedding Ceremonies, Cocktail Hours, Private Parties, Weddings/Receptions, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Dinner Dances, and Temple events. Recently GiftBox for the Temple’s 60th Anniversary Kick-Off dinner event.

Some words from Temple Avodah: “Oh, what a night! We thank you, Jordan, and the GiftBox band, for performing at Temple Avodah. You and your wonderful band had our members dancing, singing and enjoying themselves. It was a real happening. You created an exciting atmosphere for all our members and prospective members. We look forward to having you perform again in the future. You are a class act. We hope you enjoyed being here as much as we enjoyed having you.”


Mac’s Steakhouse, Huntington

Beth El Synagogue Center, New Rochelle, NY

Jordan Kaplan Music and Entertainment and its signature band, GiftBox, entertains at Beth El Synagogue, New Rochelle, NY. Beth El Synagogue Center is a large, multi-generational, egalitarian congregation, located in Southern Westchester, New York, and affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

Beth El Synagogue

Koenig’s Restaurant, Floral Park, NY

Jordan Kaplan Music and Entertainment, and its signature band, GiftBox, is the proudly recommended House Band for Victor Koenig’s Restaurant.

For over 60 years, the family-owned Victor Koenig’s Restaurant has been a Long Island mainstay of German and Continental Fare. Their beautiful banquet and party rooms combined with their pride and attention to detail makes every social gathering, party, reception, and event, perfect. Jordan Kaplan Piano Man, and Jordan Kaplan Music and Entertainment featuring GiftBox, have frequently played at Koenig’s spanning over many years, and are delighted to be their recommended House Band to provide live music for every type of social gathering, party, wedding and event.

Bill Fitzgerald, owner of Koenigs, proudly states: “Jordan Kaplan and his signature band, GiftBox, have performed at so many wonderful events here at Koenigs over many years. Every wedding, party, and celebration is enhanced by the live music and entertainment — our dance floor is filled with excitement and fun. We proudly recommend Jordan Kaplan Piano Man and GiftBox to our clients to make their parties successes.”


Douglaston Manor, Douglaston, NY

Nestled within the Country Club setting of the beautiful manicured Douglaston golf course, and set atop a scenic hillside with a panoramic view of the New York City skyline, the Douglaston Manor provides a unique setting for all social and business events. Jordan Kaplan Music and Entertainment with its signature band, GiftBox, is the house band that is exclusively and proudly recommended by The Douglaston Manor. Creating the perfect atmosphere for every special day, together Jordan Kaplan Music and Entertainment with GiftBox and The Douglaston Manor provide the perfect Wedding receptions, social or corporate parties, holiday parties, and other party events, with live music from the band as well as and solo or duo performers as your ceremony pianist, guitarist, vocalist, and cocktail hour keyboard/vocalist.


Middle Bay Country Club, Oceanside, NY

A favorite venue for Jordan, he performs live music and vocals for varied events at this magnificent country club, at functions such as catered breakfasts, organizational and business functions, parties, golf outtings and charity events.

In October, 2011, Jordan Kaplan Piano Man appeared at Middle Bay Country Club, featuring the vocals of Liana Kaplan, his talented daughter, at the Annual Masonic Interfaith Service and Breakfast hosted by the Second Kings District Association, Brooklyn, New York, officiated by Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York, Ronald J. Reid.

Chaplain Reid writes of Liana Kaplan, “On behalf of the members of the Second Kings District, I want to thank you for gracing us with your beautiful voice at our Interfaith Service. The beauty of your voice added so much to the service. Thank you so much.”


The Beechtree Cafe, East Islip, NY

Jordan has had the honor and pleasure of singing along with Burnt N’s at the Beach Tree Cafe. Burnt N’s is a musical duo from Long Island, NY featuring the vocals of Tommy Nyhus and the guitar and vocals of David Newman. Tommy and David also play with Jordan’s band, GiftBox. They perform at the Beach Tree Cafe often and you can check their website to see the upcoming Burnt N’s schedule.


Marina Del Rey, Bronx NY

Has appeared for many wonderful events including Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Parties and most recently contributed the music and vocals for an Interfaith Service and Breakfast at the picturesque catering hall with view of the Manhattan skyline.


Balder Lodge, Brooklyn, NY

Provided music for a Merger Celebration at the Masonic Lodge.

Kings County Lodge, Brooklyn, NY

Performed with Piano and Vocals for the 150th Anniversary Event of this Masonic Lodge.

Russo’s On The Bay, Howard Beach, NY
Played at many business, corporate and party celebrations at this population catering hall.


The Fox Hollow, Woodbury, NY

Provided piano music and vocals for wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours and live band music for receptions at this beautiful catering hall.


The Milleridge Inn, Jericho NY

A restaurant and catering facility in the classic American tradition, The Milleridge Inn traces its origin back to the early settlement of Long Island. Beautiful rooms for hosting every event from a party to a wedding. Jordan Kaplan Music and Entertainment and GiftBox have performed at many events over the decades at this classic Long Island location.


Railroad Inn, Valley Stream, NY

A great place to hang out with friends and listen to live music, Jordan Kaplan and Gift Box have played here many times over the years to dancing and singing crowds.

Fuzzy’s Bar, Jamaica, NY

Playing with a live band at this pub and restaurant adds to the evening’s festivities.

Delaney’s, Hicksville, NY

Jordan has played at this long island location over the years. Delaney’s is a small restaurant with a cozy, fireplace enhanced dining room. They often have entertainment including live music. The ambiance is festive and fun. They serve hearty American cuisine with an emphasis on steaks, with veal, chicken, pork and seafood entrees.

The Purple Frog, Lynbrook, NY

Dancing and drinking the night away with friends and patrons, The Purple Frog was a frequent spot for the band Gift Box to play all those “songs that you know the words to.”

The Swiss Tavern, Lynbrook, NY

A tradition in Nassau County, Long Island, The Swiss Tavern is a place that Jordan Kaplan has performed at over the years. This family restaurant has a full menu and extensive wine list.


Westbury Manor, Westbury, NY

An Estate For All Seasons, this popular Long Island Manor hosts many social events from office parties to large weddings. Jordan Kaplan has played here for occasions over many years for ceremonies, cocktail hours and as part of a full party band.


Changing Times Pub, Farmingdale, NY

Playing live music at this popular long island location is always a fun night out. Changing Times Sports Pub is features a diverse menu, music, sporting events viewing and drink specials.


Whoville Bar and Grill, Bethpage, NY

Enjoying the Who-Ville atmosphere and playing live music here is one of the hottest places to be on Long Island.


The Full Martini, Islip, NY

Gift Box, a varied multiu-piece band featuring Jordan Kaplan on keyboards, had played at the Full Martini, which features great menu items and excellent drinks.

 Port Jefferson Elks, Port Jefferson, NY

The Elk’s Lodge John Bruehl room hosts from 50-200 guests and we have played there for varied social occasions as people danced and dined.


Sportime Raquetball & Fitness, Syosset, NY

Performance at corporate event and location for a promotional Wine Tasting event that was attended by members and the local community.

Antun’s, Queens Village, NY

Any celebration is enhanced at this beautiful Queens location, where we’ve played solo as Piano Man for ceremonies and cocktail hours and private parties, as well as played as a full live band for receptions and dinner dances.

Antun’s, Hicksville, NY

Ceremonies and parties and all types of social occasions with live music are enjoyed at this great catering location. Dance music and cocktail hours, ceremonies and party music by Jordan Kaplan have added to many social and business events.


Manor East, Massapequa, NY

At this beautiful catering hall in Massapequa, Long Island, we’ve played ceremonies, cocktail hours, and receptions while the guests dined and danced the evening away.


Mineola Knights of Columbus, Mineola, NY

A great location for any party, the Mineola Knights of Columbus is the place for many great events where live music makes the event. As a solo Piano Man, or as part of a 9-piece band, a favorite location to be at.

Mr. Beery’s, Hicksville, NY

Live music, beer on tap, and lots of fun.


The Driftwood Inn, Port Jefferson, NY

Band performing live for the pub and dinner crowds.

The Meadow Club, Port Jefferson Station, NY

Entertainment for many celebrations — parties, weddings, dinners, dances — at this beautiful Suffolk location.


The LaGuardia Plaza Hotel, East Elmhurst, NY

At LaGuardia Plaza Hotel, going the extra mile is not extraordinary – it’s just simply ordinary. This beautiful location hosts many parties and meetings, and has state-of-the-art accomodations for your guests. Jordan Kaplan has performed here for social gatherings and parties.

The LaGuardia Plaza Hotel

Trudy B Restaurant, Freeport, NY

Live band music provided for dining and dancing at this popular Freeport NY restaurant.

New Hyde Park Elks, New Hyde Park, NY

Banquet location where many special occasions are held, as a solo Piano Man or as part of a full band, entertaining here always brings people to the dance floor.


Babylon Masonic Temple, Babylon NY

The Babylon Masonic Temple is one of several Masonic Lodge Buildings in Suffolk County, NY. Jordan has taught leadership development courses at this location.

Babylon Masonic Temple

American Air Power Museum, Farmingdale, NY

The American Air Power Museum at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, LI, keeps history alive. Jordan Kaplan Music and Entertainment proudly entertains the Civil Air Patrol cadets at their fall dinner and dance.

American Air Power Museum

Nicholas James Bistro, Merrick NY

The Nicholas James Bistro features Jordan Kaplan Piano Man’s live piano music and vocals during the dinner hour. Visit this website or the NJBistro website for upcoming days and times. The dinner menu is diverse and delicious. Reservations are recommended.

Words from Kevin Liebov, Chef/Proprietor of the Nicholas James Bistro: “Thank you very much for performing at Nicholas James Bistro you have been a big hit. Jordan Kaplan is truly the Piano Man!! Jordan has played for us on many occasions and has always provided an extensive repertoire to suit the evening, and Jordan is of course always in our minds when promoting events. If you are looking for pop and rock classic guy for your party, reception or dinner entertainer – Jordan is your man!”


The Apartment, Merrick, NY
A favorite place to perform while patrons enjoy some beers and food with friends.