"Very nice to work with-good selection of music-perfect for conversation."
-Dallas Museum of Natural History, Fair Park
"First Take is one of the best jazz trios I have ever hired to perform at the Tenant Parties! The tenants also enjoyed the music. I do look forward to working with you in the future. Thank you so much!"
-Lincoln Plaza Mgmt Co.
"Thank you all for all your help in making sure that our Holiday Open House was a wonderful success. Everyone who attended had a great time and our pnones rang for days with people calling to say how much fun they had. We greatly appreciate all that you did to make sure the evening was a extra special!"
-Beverly M. Williams, Dallas 2012 Olympic Bid Committee
"To whom it may concern, Tony Palos is a Denton/Dallas area jazz musician and composer who has performed at the Bath House Cultural Center and participated in aTexas commission on the Arts funded project. Mr. Palos has performed as a keyboardist with his group First Take, and composed as well as performed in "Cualquier Way" a multi-media performance art project involving four artists at the Cultural Center.
Mr. Palos was highly dependable, good-natured, creative and professional in his interactions with fellow musicians, and artist involved in the above mentioned project. Tony Palos works with a true tenacity and discipline in respect to his music and the creative process and continues to develop as a composer. I am happy to give Mr. Palos a positive recommendation regarding music mperformances and associatied projects."
-Terry Aguilar, Director Bath House Cultural Center
"Dear Tina and Tony, The Dallas Zoo always looks forward to a First Take performance. you all add so much to our special events! the music is wonderful, and the band members are easy to work with. I always hear positive comments from our visitors for days afterwards!
Special thanks to all of you for the quality entertainment you provide. I look forward to a long term relationship between First Take and the Dallas Zoo."
-Beth Mayfield, Special Events Coordinator, Dallas Zoo