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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 ……


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 ……


Sarasota Magazine’s Top Doctor’s Event

I played the music for Sarasota Magazine’s “Top Doctor’s” event on June 17 at The Founders Club “Girona” model home in Sarasota, Fl. For this event I played a variety of repertoire on my Gibson ES-175 through my Roland BA-330 PA. I was able to disperse the sound throughout the home by using two speakers ……


Keeping My Musicianship Current

Musicianship Skills At a recent party I performed with a group of my young students. These young adults play with incredible musicianship skill and maturity. Many of their insights come from viewing YouTube videos, but I’m glad to have them under my tutorship in order to refine their skill. It keeps me up to date and ……


Valencia Lakes Country Club

I had the pleasure of providing music for a social mixer at Valencia Lakes Country Club in Wimauma on Saturday night. This special event was enjoyable to play. I was on a beautiful stage and able to project my music to several hundred appreciative listeners. In the audience were several guitar enthusiasts who really connected ……


Just in Time at The Ritz Carlton Beach Club

Just in the nick of time! Played for a wedding at the beautiful Ritz Carlton Beach Club this evening. Thought we were going to get rained out, but thankfully the ceremony finished just as the first raindrops fell. Always a true pleasure to play at this venue, especially for such a lovely bride, groom and ……


The Last Few Days

I’ve been busy the last few days! On Thursday, I had the pleasure of playing for the Sarasota Opera Guild at a private residence on Siesta Key. Beautiful home, gracious hosts and just a very enjoyable event. Friday I played with a band that some of you may know, Jimmy Beaumont and The Skyliners, down ……


Sarasota Opera Guild Luncheon at Michael's on East

A special Thank You to Betty York and the Sarasota Opera Guild for a wonderful time this past Wednesday. I thoroughly enjoyed playing and explaining my music to a very receptive and appreciative audience. The food at Michael’s on East was fabulous and the dessert fantastic! I look forward to the possibility of playing another ……


Beautiful Wedding at Lido

I had a great time playing jazz guitar for a beautiful wedding ceremony yesterday on Lido Beach. Wonderful family, lovely bride and groom, just an all around fun event.


Clearwater Beach Holiday Party

Really enjoyed performing in a beautiful Clearwater Beach condominium overlooking the gulf for Tom M and his friends on Friday, 12/16! It’s nice to have my music well received. The time that I spent arranging Christmas music for jazz guitar was well worth it.


Thursday at Sawgrass Cove – Bradenton

I had a really great time playing for the people at the new Sawgrass Cove Apartment Grand Opening in Bradenton on Thursday night. The place is beautiful, and Jeff was very accommodating with my performance. If you haven’t had a chance to go there, and are looking for a place to live – take a ……