A Dance Club operated
by Dancers
for Dancers

6354 Arlington Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Club Savoy has 4 great DJ's on staff. They enjoy playing the music for your Dancing pleasure. They all take request so ask for your favorite Dance tune.

Several of the DJ's play at  private parties and other events. Be sure to call them first for your entertainment needs. 

Gary Jones

Professional Deejay
Fleming Island, FL
(904-559-5801)

Gary is a native of Florida, being born and raised in Jacksonville. Over his lifetime he has enjoyed many different styles of music. He started dancing in 1990 and soon learned how to Beach Bop. He enjoyed dancing and the music so much that he started collecting music with the idea of being a deejay in the future.

In August 1995, the lounge the Boppers were dancing in closed. They found another lounge and Gary volunteered to play the first Sunday night and played every Sunday night for seven years. He plays at some of the major Bop n Shag events around the country.

Gary is a member of the National Association of Rhythm & Blues DeeJay’s and The Association Of Beach And Shag Club DeeJays. You will find Gary either in the DJ booth or on the dance floor with his love, Susan. Gary’s other hobbies include photography and working on his computers. My photography is available at www.FotoForU.com.

Gary has provided entertainment at the following National Parties.
“Back to the Beach” Jacksonville, FL - 1997 - 2007
“Boogie on the River Walk” Jacksonville, FL - 1997 - 2014
“Spring Fling” Daytona, FL - 1998
"Bop-Shag Dance" in Savannah, GA 2005
"Bop on the Rock" in Little Rock, AR 2013
"Move Across the River" in Cincinnati, OH 2010 - 2014
"American Bop Association" Cruise   2013 - 2015
"Summer Boogie Blast in Nashville" 2015

"Cadillac" Ray Gahafer

Jacksonville, FL 
904-745-6442

Ray has spent most of his adult life in Jacksonville, Florida but hails from Louisville, Ky. He has always had a "burn" for music. The 50's and 60's records began his incredible collection of all types of music. His true music love is Beach, Boogie and Blues.

Ray actively supports all of the dance clubs in Jacksonville and surrounding areas. He is popular with dance clubs and routinely promotes beach music by playing in clubs like Club Savoy, 57 Heaven and Club Bimini. He has also played in Savannah, Ga. at the National Fastdance Association Fall Convention.

Ray is a member of the National Association of Rhythm and Blues DJ's, as well as the Association of Beach and Shag Club DJ's.

If you can't find Ray in the DJ's booth spinning music that he truly loves, he'll be on the dance floor moving & grooving some foot steps of his own.......

Tony Gonzalez

Jacksonville, FL
904-613-6867

Tony started collecting beach music and DJing in the early 1990’s. He has been playing for the local dance community in Jacksonville, FL where he has played for the Jacksonville Beach Bop Association, Florida Boppers, Inc., and First Coast Shag Club.

Tony has been invited to play for other dance clubs such as the Tampa Bay Beach Boppers, Daytona Beach Shag Club, Shag-Beach Bop Savannah, Savannah Shag Club, Harriett’s J B Pivots Beach Club Charleston, SC and Golden Isle Shag Club, Brunswick, GA.

Tony is a regular DJ for Club Savoy and the First Coast Shag Club. He is a member of The National Association of R&B DJ’s, National Association of Beach & Shag Club DJ’s and is a founding member and serves on the board of directors for Club Savoy, Jacksonville, FL. Tony has served as past President of the First Coast Shag Club.

Paul Spaulding

Beach Music DJ's
Jacksonville, FL 
904-880-0381

Paul is a long time resident of Jacksonville, having moved here in 1977, after graduating from Georgia Southern University. He was born in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, moving around the globe with his family, until his dad retired from the Army in 1966. Paul got his first taste of deejaying at the age of 14 while living in Germany. He would help spin the platters for the local American Youth Association Teen Club. Ever since then, music has been a big part of his life.

While in high school and in his early college years, he worked with several local bands in Brunswick, Georgia area. His interest in music continued to grow, developing quite an ear for good, solid dance tunes. Paul has been actively dancing since his teen years in Germany and high school days in Brunswick, GA. He stepped back into the deejay booth several years ago, when the local shag club was forced to find another dance location.

His love for music and the desire to share this with others led him to start Beach Fever Music, Mobile DJ Service. Paul is a member of the National Association of Rhythm and Blues Dee Jays As well as the Association of Beach and Shag Club Dee Jays He is the past President of the First Coast Shag Club. When he is not spinning the tunes or working on a new dance step, he can be found in his garage doing some woodworking or on the road riding his bicycle. Paul has played the following events.

1. Florida Boppers Inc. Parties 6. Sand Gnat Shag-A-Golden Isles Shag Club
2. Back to The Beach, Florida Boppers Inc., 7. Golden Isles Shag Club Parties
3. JBBA Parties 8. First Coast Shag Club Parties
4. Boogie on the River Walk 9. Savannah’s Shag, Beach Bop
5. ACSC Summer Work Shop 10. Return to the Past, Savannah, Ga.

Earl Yeomans

Jacksonville, FL
904-733-0051

Earl has lived in Jacksonville since 1968. Worked in Television at Channel 12 and Channel 4. Played in dance bands all around Jacksonville. Started DJing for private parties and weddings in the late eighties. First became involved with the Florida Boppers at Back to the Beach II.

Earl is the Chairman of the Board for the Florida Boppers and is Chairperson for the DJ's at BTTB. Besides being a member of the Florida Boppers he is a member of the National Association of R&B DJ's. Allswing DJ's, and the First Coast Shag Club. In the year 2008 Earl was the Allswing DJ of the Year. And at the Grand Nationals in Atlanta Earl will be inducted into the Allswing DJ Hall of Fame for 2009. Earl is a member of the National Fast Dance Hall of Fame and The Florida Boppers Hall of Fame.

Some of the events that Earl has DJ’d at are DJ Throw Down Myrtle Beach, Hangout Weekend Panama City, Orange Squeeze, South Florida Swing Club, Golden Isles Shag Club, Smokie Mountain Shag Club New Orleans Extravaganza, Summer Swing Jam, Cleveland Akron Cash Bash, Swing Vacation Orlando, Texas State Houston TX. Peach State Atlanta, Casino Royle Robinsonville, Ms., Michigan Classic Dearborn, Mi. , Nashville Classic, Tampa Classic, Atlanta Classic, and The Orange Blossom Dance Festival Orlando.

 

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