The Piano Man Jazz Club, India


The Opportunity

The Piano Man Jazz Club is a full-service restaurant, bar and music venue founded in 2015 by classically-trained pianist and entrepreneur Arjun Sagar Gupta. The first location in Delhi was so successful, Gupta decided to open a second location in the bustling city of Gurugram. To provide an enchanting experience for guests and artists alike, the new location required nothing less than world-class sound and lighting solutions.

The Solution

In order to ensure a premium live entertainment experience for its guests, The Piano Man Jazz Club Gurugram hired AM Integrated and Crescendo AV to design and integrate end-to-end HARMAN Professional audio and lighting systems, including solutions by JBL, AKG, Soundcraft and Martin Professional.

The Piano Man Jazz Club Gurugram is a wide, oval-shaped venue—a design that was chosen specifically to achieve a close and intimate seating arrangement around the stage. This design posed a unique set of acoustic challenges when it came to implementing a front-of-house speaker system.

The integration team overcame this challenge by installing a main array of two JBL AM7212/00 loudspeakers and four ASB6115 subwoofers, augmented by AC16/18 loudspeakers as side fills. JBL EON615 powered speakers and EON618/230 powered subs deliver exceptional onstage monitoring for the performing musicians. A Soundcraft Si Impact 32 digital mixing console ensures top-notch mixes for audience and performers alike, while AKG microphones are used onstage for their premium clarity and balanced tonal qualities. An array of Martin lighting fixtures provides dynamic effects in the club, turning each performance into a unique and vibrant experience.

The Impact

“We wanted premium audio solutions that would provide unique experiences for our artists and guests,” said Arjun Sagar Gupta, Owner of The Piano Man Jazz Club. “We chose HARMAN for their wide range of loudspeakers, superior quality of end-to-end solutions and extensive service support network. Getting a rich and warm sound can be a challenge, but HARMAN delivered a comprehensive live entertainment system without compromising any of our ideals.”

“Our venue is a space where the artist’s performance is always prioritized over the customer,” concluded Gupta. “Every night, there’s a silent song—the band picks one song, and we shut down the bars, stop all service and let a moment of pure music without distraction pull people back into the magic happening on stage. The HARMAN system allows us to optimize the artist’s experience onstage without compromising the audience’s experience. We hope to expand with small chains of jazz clubs all over the country that provide a platform for artists to showcase their talent, and for customers to listen the best jazz in an extraordinary environment.”

 

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