Guest Book
Lisa Bernard (Vancouver, BC)
Wrote on Sat, 30 Dec 2000 15:45
"I absolutely love both CD's.  I first heard about the band on a visit home to PEI last summer. Unfortunately,  I was unable to see any of your performances but I did see your performance on Breakfast Television, as my aunt phoned to tell me Daniel was on TV. Congratulations on your success of the band.  Hope to see the band venture out to the west coast to perform. Your music would be well accepted."
Liz Nicholson (Montague, PEI)
Wrote on Thu, 28 Dec 2000 17:28
"Congratulations on your ECMA nomination."
Amy Blanding (Long River, PEI)
Wrote on Wed, 27 Dec 2000 18:25
"WOW! It seems to be the biggest cliche to start this by saying I think I'm your guys biggest fan. I play trumpet, and sing too. I was just wondering why Mark isn't playing in the new CD with Measha. (Dan Warren replaced Mark in early July 2000 - Alan D.) I love your song DRUNK and I want to know the next time you are playing in Summerside again. I love you guys. Keep producing great music - the world needs it. Good Luck with everything. Peace."
Megan and Sara Shanahan (Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Tue, 26 Dec 2000 21:09
"Hey Alan, we're related to you. You guys ROCK !!!  I LOVE YOUR MUSIC - Megan

Congrats on your ECMA nomination. Go out there and kick some butt for me ! My dad, Paul, is surprised at how well you've designed the web-page. Keep up the good work. You guys rock! We miss ya Jon ! Megan was a little hyper tonight while writing this !  JIVE KINGS FOREVER !"  - Sara
Isaac Mazer(Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Sat, 23 Dec 2000 11:55
"I am 15 and I love the trumpet. I love listening to the Jive Kings ! I listen to them all day. I just want to wish the Jive Kings a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year. And I want to wish you guys very good luck at the ECMA's with your new cd."
Alexandra Gallant(Summerside, PEI)
Wrote on Wed, 20 Dec 2000 22:23
Hey ! I saw your concert at the Jubilee theatre last night..It was awesome ! I also saw you in Indian River - On my birthday !!!!  But yeah..I love you guys. Perry, you rock and dad says hi !! But watch out...I'm gonna join when I'm old enough !! You'll have to change the name..."
Eliane Vermeulen(Summerside, PEI)
Wrote on 19 Dec 2000 23:29
"I went to your concert tonight at the Jubilee theatre and I was blown away, it was that good. I had a great time, keep on going. I hope I will see you guys again sometime at one of your other concerts."
Amélie Wong(Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Mon, 18 Dec 2000 22:33
"Hi !  I went to your annual Christmas dance party, and was blown away by your music!  You guys are so amazing, and soon after,  I bought your new C.D.   When I was buying it at the store, the girl working there said that it was a huge seller and that there were only 5 copies left !  It's my favorite in my collection, and I just can't stop playing it ! Congrats on your nomination at the ECMAs and if you don't win,  I'll be highly surprised because you guys are the best."
Cyril O'Reilly(Placentia, Nfld.)
Wrote on Mon, 18 Dec 2000 16:37
"Hey Alan, Great to see the pictures and hear you play again. The songs are super !!!!  Sounds like you're having a blast !! Keep it up !! Hopefully Rose and I may get over to the"little" island soon. Real nice job on the web page Kinley - be sure to fix all Dad's stuff for him !!"
Jamie Miles(Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Fri, 15 Dec 2000 08:40
"Hey, Uncle Alan,  keep up the great work and the website looks awesome."
Marilyn Elliot(Orillia, Ontario)
Wrote on Tue, 12 Dec 2000 10:32
"Congratulations on your second ECMA nomination.  We look forward to your win.   We will be watching !!!"
Emi Warren(Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Mon, 11 Dec 2000 17:43
"Hey Dan, it's Em, your little sis !! I'm so proud of you. I hope you go far -   you are the coolest. All my friends think you're hot.. Hee hee. Anyway, Mike your're hot ... JIVE KINGS 4 LIFE"
Colin Scales(Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Fri, 08 Dec 2000 19:49
"Wicked band - and songs. ... I am glad that you all have so much success in the music business. I have been to only 1 of your gigs and I liked it and I will hopefully be attending more of them."
Travis Hopkin(Montreal, PQ)
Wrote on Thu, 30 Nov 2000
"Mike Ross, you're my hero !!"
Allison Mckenzie(St. Catherines, ON)
Wrote on Mon, 20 Nov 2000 01:22
"I saw you play at the Atlantic Music Festival! You were amazing! I bought your CD and I love it! I am always checking on your web site to see if you will be coming anywhere near me. You never are and I think you should! I live in St. Catharines Ontario and my friends and I all want to see you! Please come down here soon! We love you! thanx so much Allison Mckenzie PS- I was in the front at the festival and Mike taught me and my friends how to swing! It was a blast! You guys put on an amazing show! Hope to see you soon! "
Helen Killorn(Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Sun, 19 Nov 2000 23:13
"Hey guys ! Jive Kings is the most kick *ss band that I have ever heard. You guys are all the greatest and I'm glad that I got to know all of you. And Jon,  if you read this, we all miss you and your saxophone - oh - and  Mike ........I'll see YOU at spaghetti night. Haha. Thanks for being the greatest band on this island and congrats on your new CD. I'm looking forward to your Christmas performance on the 2nd."
Lise Doucette(New Maryland, NB)
Wrote on Tue, 14 Nov 2000 17:34
"I had the chance to see the Jive Kings at Fredericton's Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival in September and I was blown away.  I've always loved jive/swing/big band music, and I was so impressed that I bought "Spoon For A Knife" that night. And then last weekend I heard the band on CBC Radio for an hour or so - it was great to hear different versions of the solos - my favourite is still "That'll Do for Now".   And now you have a new CD out ! I'll be looking for it this week.  I'm a displaced Islander, and I hope to catch the band next time I'm in PEI - or even better - you could play in Fredericton again sometime soon. Your energy and enthusiam makes the CD one that I listen to over and over again. I look forward to hearing your new CD !"
Amanda Hughes(Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Thu, 9 Nov 2000 12:37
"First of all, as with everyone else on this guestbook, I would like to say that you guys are FANTASTIC !!!!  Plus,  to see my "little" brother Deryl on stage performing to fans of ALL AGES is one of the proudest times of my life.  You guys are all so talented.  So I would just like to say to all skeptics of jive & swing music . . . you don't know what you are missing !!!  PS, Thanks for the birthday serenade . . . Love, Amanda "
Riley Sorensen(Desable, PEI)
Wrote on Wed, 08 Nov 2000 21:24
"Hi Uncle Bob, Uncle Barrie and Uncle Perry. I had a great time at your CD Launch on Saturday night. I like to listen to your new CD in the car. It's lots of fun. Love, Riley (age 9 months)"
Duch(Antigonish, NS)
Wrote on Wed, 08 Nov 2000 20:16
"Okay, so I haven't heard anything yet, but .... I'll have to check my local record store and pick up a CD to see what everyone is raving must be good."
Sandi Rankaduwa(Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Sun, 5 Nov 2000 11:18
"Hey!!! I was at your launching of the second CD last night! You guys were
amazing!! I had sooo much fun! You guys hafta come back sometime! Good luck!! "
Becky Snow (Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Sun, 05 Nov 2000 04:36
"I saw you guys last night. At your CD Launch... I'm so going to buy it. You guys rock !!!! Dan Warren is a GREAT addition to the band....Mike Ross is the best.....I play sax and I only dream to become that good......You guys have so much energy !!! What a great concert...I LOVE YOU GUYS !!!  I'm going try to get to more of them from now on........hope to hear ya soon ..."
Neil Warren (Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Fri, 3 Nov 2000 12:40
"Great job on the web site !! .. Dan Warren and I are related, in fact,  I'm his crazy uncle. We really enjoyed your show at Harvest Blues Festival in Frederiction. I have been going to this festival for the last ten years and the crowd reaction to your performance was second to none  We are very proud of Dan and the band in general. Keep up the good work !! "
Ashley Fossett (Milton, Ontario)
Wrote on Mon, 30 Oct 2000 17:36
"I really like your CD. I saw you on TV. You guys are great. Mike is the best !!!!"
Becky Wilson (Fredericton, New Brunswick)
Wrote on Tue, 24 Oct 2000 22:36
"Happy birthday Bob. Hope to see you back in Fredericton soon - and Dwain is willing to cook !"
Paul Christian (Wellesley, Ontario)
Wrote on Mon, 09 Oct 2000 19:57
"Hey, I knew these guys when they were still playing the rock music at Piazza Joe's. Can't wait for the B-flat tune and the F-mixolydian..... after all, that is the swinginest key of them all."
The Martins (Chatham, Ontario)
Wrote on Sun, 01 Oct 2000
"Your CD is amazing and we are proud to have such a talent in our family - Deryl ! Keep us informed of your tour dates and places. We have quite a group here in Chatham anxious to see and hear the Jive Kings live in concert.  We wish you all continued success."
Karen Henry (Fredericton, New Brunswick)
Wrote on Sat, 30 Sep 2000 15:21
"Hey! Caught your act at the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival here in Fredericton a few weeks back. Wow, was I impressed!  You guys are TERRIFIC!  I really enjoyed your high energy performance - you guys have a great stage presence - and the music was top notch. Really makes me wish I hadn't dropped out of the band program in High School, a hundred years ago... Your music has a cross generational appeal - even my 16 year old daughter enjoyed your performance at the afternoon concert - and we are enjoying your CD which we purchased at the festival (and are anxiously awaiting the release of your new one...).  I heard many positive comments regarding your performance at the Blues Tent. It's so gratifying to see this level of talent right here in the Maritimes! Keep up the good work!  Good luck in all your future endeavors."
Kelda Lawlor (Toronto, Ontario)
Wrote on Thu, 28 Sep 2000 17:33
"Hey guys ! Just relaxing and listening to your CD. You guys really do rock. No. I'm not kidding. Really. Can't wait for the next one. Miss you all. Make sure I know if you'e in TO anytime soon. I'll be on the Island the end of November for that concerto thing...hope to see you all then ! Take care."
Susanna Shirlock (Goshen, Connecticut, USA)
Wrote on Sat, 23 Sep 2000 17:16
"We returned today from Canada where we spent time in the Maritimes.  While in P.E.I., we attended the Shellfish Festival and had the pleasure of watching your performance. You are outstanding.  I am a fan of swing music and have seen The Brian Setzer Orchestra are equally as good as they are. Thank you for helping to make our trip to P.E.I. a memorable one."
Aila Gardner (Fredericton, New Brunswick)
Wrote on Thu, 21 Sep 2000 21:43
"I caught your show at the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival.  Fantastic !   As a photographer, amateur musician and dedicated jazz and swing fan, your charismatic performance was great to see, hear and photograph.  Thanks."
Marilyn Elliot (Orillia, Ontario)
Wrote on Sat, 16 Sep 2000 11:04
"Heard your Indian River Concert on CBC last night. Great Stuff. Kim, Keith and I spent out Friday evening glued to the radio. You really wowed the audience. Can't wait to hear your new CD."
Chris Ward (Ottawa, Ontario)
Wrote on Mon, 21 Aug 2000 14:18
"I just got around to opening my copy of the UPEI Alumni Magazine and there was a full page on the Jive Kings.I had no idea you guys were doing so well for yourselves. Bravo and Congrats on the ECMA Award. I'll have to start looking for your CD now. Special best wishes to Mike, Deryl, Barrie and Mark. "
Measha Brüggergosman (Dusseldorf, Germany)
Wrote on Mon, 14 Aug 2000 16:28
"The Jive Kings have got to be the most rip-roaringest, rockingest group this side of heaven !!!  They certainly have opened my eyes to the joys of not only exceptional, but FUN music-making.  Thanks for a swingfest that could only be supplied by royalty. I look forward to the next time my small planet gets to orbit the Kings of Jive."
Catherine Annear (Orillia, Ontario)
Wrote on Fri, 28 Jul 2000 21:55
"Just listened to a clip of your CD on your website. Very excited to hear you on the net. A special Hello to Bob, Perry and Barrie."
Guillermo Valle (Edmonton, Alberta)
Wrote on Thu, 20 Jul 2000 00:17
"You are doing really well ! Way to go and congratulations...
Keep up the wonderful work you guys are doing. Say hello to Alan."
Linda Carruthers (Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Wed, 19 Jul 2000 23:44
"Have followed your music from the very beginning - very proud of your success. Only permitted to attend your dances when my daughter Lisa is working or out of town."
Sara Shanahan (Charlottetown, PEI)
Wrote on Wed, 19 Jul 2000 18:20
"Keep up the good work you guys. Your performance was great on Breakfast Television. Hope you all had loads of fun in Toronto."
Brittany Turcotte (Miramichi, NB)
Wrote on Tue, 18 Jul 2000 15:25
"Hey, I just want to say that the Canada celebration in Moncton was awesome!!!! especially the Jive Kings. I was wondering if you have ever thought about playing in the Miramichi? Of course I am from there and would love to hear you again along with many others. Just a thought I guess? Hope to hear from you!! ."
Lynn Feasey (Lunenburg, NS)
Wrote on Thu, 13 Jul 2000 23:04
"Hey Guys ! It's just one of the Lunenburg girls saying hello. Sounds like you had an awesome trip to Toronto - knew you would. Keep it up - can't wait to see you in Halifax."
Jennifer Macphee (Toronto, ON)
Wrote on Mon, 10 Jul 2000 17:52
"Hi guys, Just thought I'd drop you a note to tell you again how much Sarah and I enjoyed your show on Saturday night. I've spoken to a number of people who were down at Yonge & Eglington that night and they all thought you guys were the best act of the whole festival! I'll be keeping my eyes open for print reviews over the next little while. One of the main entertainment magazines for T.O. is called Now Magazine and it's online so you might want to check on that site come this Thursday. That's when the weekly edition comes out and they're sure to have comments about the festival and those who performed. "
Brian Naimer (Lunenburg, NS)
Wrote on Mon, 10 Jul 2000 13:13
"I saw your performance on Saturday night at Yonge Street in Toronto. I got most of you to sign my CD and I hope to get the rest when you return in the fall-I hope. I just have to tell you again that you guys cooked ! I have never seen anything that good and fun! I have no doubt that the Band will do well. If I can help out in anyway just ask. As I told a few of you I just returned from PEI a couple of weeks ago. I go out East every year road tripping. Here are a few of my images for your enjoyment. Oh yea, please tell me you recorded that performance and are going to bring it out as a Live album.!?"
Michael Levesque (New Brunswick)
Wrote on Sun, 9 Jul 2000 10:54
"Great show guys! Just listening to the CD on the PC now, good stuff!  Sincere regards from another Maritimer across the water in NB."
Millie Deverett (Toronto, ON)
Wrote on Sun, 9 Jul 2000 00:55
"We saw you at the Toronto Street Festival at Yonge and Eglinton Streets on Saturday night. Great group, great sound, great concert. Wishing you lots of success"
Brenda Robichaud (Moncton, NB)
Wrote on Mon, 03 Jul 2000 21:53
"Had the good fortune to hear these talented fellows at the Canada Day celebration in Moncton. They were Electrifying. My compliments to all the band members and particularly to the lead singer who oozed with energy and had such natural charisma. Your CD is definitely on my shopping list. May we have the pleasure of seeing them again. Keep up the good work."
Kimberley Cloudkicker (Salisbury, NB)
Wrote on Sun, 2 Jul 2000 02:30
"JiveKings swingin' to a well thought up rhyme
A razzledazzle swingshine in zootsuit time
A down by the chocolate river on the 1st of July
A Canada Day festivities, my oh my...
now ain’t that a daisy she smiled with a sigh...
jukejoints rockin in a zigzag slide.

A Great Fun you guys, had a blast. A Special K "
Kathy J. (Moncton, NB)
Wrote on Sun, 2 Jul 2000 00:25
"YOU GUYS ROCK ! I had so much fun at the Canada Day Concert tonight. I really hope that you guys come back. I also REALLY REALLY REALLY hope that you guys go to Fredericton as well, as I go to UNB in the school year. Thanks for a GREAT CONCERT. Gotta love Cap’n Crunch. LOL, Take Care -Kat."

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