While music is an essential element at a party, it should never interfere with the conversation between your guests. Music volume is inversely correlated to the age range of the audience: have you ever noticed? Create an mp3 playlist that can be looped so you don’t have to worry about the music all evening. The right background music can really improve the ambiance and make it seem more cozy. Think of something like Franco Cerri’s and Gorni Kramer’s delicate Italian Jazz or Giovanni Allevi’s enjoyable piano compositions.