Philadelphia Guitarist 1

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Philadelphia Guitarist 1

This Philadelphia Guitarist studied music theory and composition at Philadelphia’s Temple University. He further studied arrangement and composition with the late pianist/composer Frank Caruso. As a student of the late guitarist Dennis Sandole, (a mentor to such greats as George Benson, James Moody and Pat Martino), he began to develop his personal style and talents.

Philadelphia Guitarist credits

He played guitar for Sweet Rest, an originals group that toured with Darrel Hall and John Oates. He also performed with the jazz/fusion band “High Treason,” which had a successful recording for Atlantic Records in 1971. In the late 70’s, this Philadelphia Guitarist founded and played for a jazz band regularly featured on Philadelphia’s live evening radio show, “WRTI Fridays.” He continued to compose, arrange and perform with a 18 piece jazz band through the 1980s.

Philadelphia Guitarist albums

He has produced and released 7 CDs on his label since 1995 and has received international airplay, critical acclaim and commercial success. This Philadelphia Guitarist currently performs over 100 shows annually, at corporate events, receptions, dinner performances, wedding ceremonies and private parties.

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10 responses to “Philadelphia Guitarist 1”

  1. Kevin says:

    [He] was an absolute pro! From his website, to interview, presentation to musicianship – 5 stars all the way! – Kevin B.

  2. Alex says:

    [He] played our wedding and cocktail hour. He was incredibly professional, talented, and an all-around great guy. We kept in contact in the weeks leading up to the wedding just to iron out a few details but all things considered he needed very little direction and when planning a wedding I couldn’t ask for anything more. I would absolutely recommend [his] services to anyone looking to add that little classy touch to their wedding. – Alex H Horsham, PA

  3. Lauren says:

    Things were crazy before the wedding got started so I unfortunately didn’t get much time to talk to [him] at the event, but he was extremely professional and added a perfect touch to our wedding ceremony, [he] showed up early and was ready to go, even with us starting the ceremony a few minutes early. I heard [him] rehearsing a little bit while we were taking pictures, and when the ceremony started, his guitar sounded perfect. We had a few people tell us that they loved [his] guitar and that it added a lot to our ceremony, I’m so happy with how it worked out and the ceremony was perfect! – Lauren P Bryn Athyn, PA

  4. Joseph says:

    Having [him] play at our wedding was fantastic experience! He is a true professional and an excellent musician. [His] beautiful guitar playing added just the right touch to our wedding. All of our guests commented how much they enjoyed hearing [his] play. We would highly recommend [him] to anyone looking for a guitarist for their wedding or event. – Joseph B Erwinna, PA

  5. Deb says:

    [He] played beautifully and added the perfect atmosphere for the cocktail portion of our reception. Without any direction from us, as we were completely engaged with our guests, he added elegance and a festive feeling to our wedding. We were thrilled. Everything went smoothly, and we only felt badly that we never said “goodbye and thank you” to [him] directly… – Deb E Mount Joy, PA

  6. Kelly says:

    [His] music set the perfect mood for the overall experience of guests before & during the ceremony. He also performed at our cocktail hour and played great music for this as well. He was very professional during communications before the wedding & was open to any suggestions. We highly recommend him! – Kelly C Earleville, MD

  7. Rich says:

    [He] was great to work with. He was exactly what we were looking for on our special day. He even learned a song that we had wanted to be played. We highly recommend him! – Rich N Villanova, PA

  8. Suzann says:

    Our guests expressed how wonderful and talented [he] played during the prelude. A really nice touch for an outdoor wedding… – Suzann A Avondale, PA

  9. Kelly says:

    [He] was great with communication and did an excellent job performing on the beach for our daughters wedding. I would highly recommend him for any event. – Kelly H Rehobeth, MD

  10. Paula says:

    [He] is an excellent musician. We received many complements on our choice of using acoustic guitar for our wedding ceremony and cocktail reception. He looked and sounded very professional. – Paula M Montgomery, PA

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