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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 ……


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 ……


Retirement Community Entertainment

I provided elegant classical guitar music to accompany an art show at Calusa Harbor House Retirement Community in Fort Myers, Florida. This retirement community entertainment helped to showcased the artwork that the residents have been creating under the direction of  their resident art teacher. Providing entertainment for retirement communities involves selecting appropriate music to embellish the event. I worked with ……


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 ……