Wedding Ceremony Performance

I recently performed the wedding ceremony music for a lovely couple in The Spanish Chapel located at The South Florida Museum in Bradenton, Florida. For this wedding ceremony performance, the idea was to fill the chapel with music from the Spanish Guitar repertoire. I began by playing prelude music composed by Francisco Tarrega. His short ……


I’m loving every minute of being this busy! I’ve been playing for weddings, public performances, directing students and performing at my recital! Learning new music for weddings requires time and lots of attention, but the reaction of the bride and groom makes it all a pure pleasure. Many beautiful venues, wonderful sunset ceremonies, and lots ……

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 ……

FSU Visit with Bruce Holzman

I had a chance to visit with Professor Bruce Holzman in his studio at Florida State University. Bruce has one of the premier classical guitar programs in the world. I’m proud to be a graduate, and of course, proud to be a Seminole!

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.  

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.

Interesting Event

I played for a wedding ceremony last night at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa. Very unique setting. While the event took place, the guests included family members and friends, as well as lions, tigers and bears – oh my!

The Last Couple of Months

I haven’t blogged recently because I’ve been very busy, thank you God! It’s a real blessing to be able to earn my living teaching and playing music that I love. I played a beautiful event for Mother’s Day at Selby Gardens last Sunday. A special Thank You to Dan Johnson for making sure that everything ……

Wednesday Quartet Gig

I had the pleasure of playing yesterday with my good friends – John Miller, Bob Lunergan and George Mancini at Cohen Hall in Sarasota. This was a lunchtime event that was well attended and received. Great tune selections including jazz and holiday music. I’m looking forward to playing with these guys again!

Great Job SCF Bands!

I had the pleasure of directing my two jazz bands at State College of Florida tonight! Everyone did an outstanding job, and I’m proud to teach them. If you ever want to know when they’ll be playing again, send me a return comment, and I’ll make sure I let you know in plenty of time.

Welcome to My Blog!

This is my first time blogging! I’m going to tell you about my performance experiences: types of music that I played, the venue, the response from the audience, and anything else that I think you might enjoy reading about. Please feel free to comment!