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Sarasota Special Event Entertainment

As a Sarasota special event entertainment guitarist, I was delighted to perform for a gallery show opening on 7-18-15. The event, at The Artful Giraffe in Sarasota’s historic district, provided the perfect venue to feature myself as a local Sarasota jazz guitarist. I wanted to make sure that the music was rhythmic, upbeat and cheerful ……


O Som Do Jazz

Had a great rehearsal last week with members of O Som Do Jazz and am looking forward to performing tonight in St. Petersburg, and on Thursday at the SCF Neel Auditorium. O Som Do Jazz (the sound of jazz in Portuguese) recaptures the grace, energy and spirit of 1960s and ’70s Brazilian Bossa Nova, MPB ……


The Last Three Days

I had a really great time playing at the Bradenton Riverwalk on Friday night with my friends Bob Lunergan, George Mancini and Perry Orfanella! It was cold by the water, but the audience still seemed appreciative and we had a lot of fun! Yesterday I played at the Venetian Golf & River Club with Mark ……


Playing with Rock & Roll History!

I had the true pleasure of performing with Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners during their Florida tour. Three nights, three different locations, and an amazing opportunity to play with these pros. So happy to have had this wonderful gig!


Friday Night – Bernadette Peters

I’ll be playing this Friday night (2/15) at Florida State University’s Ruby Diamond Concert Hall for Bernadette Peters! See the link below if you’re interested in coming up to see the concert. I know it’s going to be a very special event and a very special evening. http://calendar.fsu.edu/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=275  


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 ……


Bridal Show at Bentley's

I had the pleasure of performing at Bentley’s in Osprey today, for their Bridal Show. Lots of prospective brides and vendor contacts! If you haven’t been to the newly remodeled Bentley’s on S Tamiami Trail, it’s well worth your time!


Upcoming Gigs

I’ve got lots of good stuff coming up that I’d like to tell you about! Tomorrow night I’ll be at Selby Gardens from 6:00 to 8:00, then off to the east coast for the SCF students performing in the music symposium. Students will perform and sit in workshops for Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Great experience ……