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Beautiful Pass-A-Grille Beach Wedding

Beautiful Pass-A-Grille, along the southern end of St. Petersburg Beach, has long been a favorite location for Beach Weddings. I performed a wedding there on June 30, 2017  for a lovely couple from Illinois. Because I arrived in plenty of time, I took the opportunity to have a light snack and beverage at The Wharf, ……


American Song Book – Popularity Prevails

At a recent Father’s Day Brunch at Jacaranda Trace Retirement Community, I performed tunes from the American Song Book. These are tunes from my parents’ generation, but made popular again by artists such as Stefani Germanotta (also known as Lady Gaga), Michael Bublé and Amy Winehouse. Examples of these tunes are: “I Love You,” “Summertime,” “Fly ……


Rain Delayed Destination Beach Wedding Siesta Key

One of the challenges with destination beach weddings is dealing with the weather. In the Sarasota area we have thunder showers that can pop up at any time. Usually they last for a short period of time and are gone. On August 7, 2016 I played a rain delayed destination beach wedding on Siesta Key where ……


Wedding Pros White Party

I was recently selected to provide cocktail hour music for The Wedding Pros White Party at The Francis, a local wedding and dining venue located at 1289 Palm Avenue in Sarasota Florida. The group consisted of many Sarasota area wedding professionals – planners, officiants, bakers, chefs, florists, photographers, chauffeurs, DJs and venue managers. This event ……


Intimate Home Wedding

Some of my couples decide to skip traditional wedding venues and have a home wedding ceremony. An intimate home wedding is a good choice for couples who try to budget their expenditures and provide a personal and intimate touch. The intimate wedding ceremony in the home can include all the formality and dignity as any ……


Wedding Performance on the World’s Top Beach

It was a pleasure to play a wedding performance and cocktail hour reception on the world’s top beach, Siesta Beach. For years, Sarasota’s Siesta Beach has been rated number one by a number of reviewers. Siesta Beach boasts white powdery sand and beautiful crystal clear gulf water. This particular wedding occurred on November 28, 2015, ……


Beach Wedding Ceremony 11/14/15

I played the music for a beautiful beach wedding ceremony on November 14, 2015. The location was the beautiful Boca Bay Pass Club in Boca Grande, FL. Boca Grande is a popular location for destination weddings along Florida’s west coast and a favorite among residents of the St. Louis area. The majority of the wedding ……


Holiday Parties

It’s time to start preparing my solo instrumental guitar music for this year’s Holiday Parties. Depending on the type of Holiday Party I play for, I select a certain style of instrumental solo guitar music. For Example, if the holiday party is mainly themed on a sit down formal dinner, I’ll play my classical guitar ……


Siesta Key Beach Wedding

I performed solo, instrumental classical guitar music for a Siesta Key beach wedding on November 7, 2015. The weather was perfect for the lovely young couple from Ohio and their destination beach wedding. It was a sun-soaked, blue-sky day on Siesta Beach. Siesta Key is located along Florida’s West Central Coast in beautiful Sarasota, FL. ……


Realtor Open House

On the 15th of October, I had the pleasure of playing instrumental solo guitar music for a realtor open house on Redington Beach. I’ve played for several realtor open house events in the past and I’ve enjoyed setting a relaxed and distinctive mood through my musical performance. The house being shown by realtor Steve Redman ……