Richie Kaye
Richie Kaye

Richie Kaye

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Introduction: American popular music of the last 100 years to entertain and enliven your party. I like to think the music I make demonstrates the wisdom of this passage and hope it does for you, too, in your own work this year: -- Therefore I perceive that there is nothing better than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion. Here's what I can offer you: Select the right combo for your party (all led by Richie Kaye): Solo guitar/voice Duo (guitar/voice + clarinet/saxophone) Duo (guitar/voice + pedal steel) Trio (guitar/voice + clarinet/saxophone + upright bass) Quartet (Trio + piano/voice) All natural sounding instruments, never loud, light, upbeat and fun. We play a wide variety of music to appeal to any audience: 20s flapper music 30s swing 40s showtunes 50s blues and honky-tonk 60s classic Nashville 70s UK light rock Contemporary songs The Holiday Repetoire and Americana originals, too. Let's chat about your plans and what my combos can do to help you achieve the atmosphere you want for your guests.
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Hired 39 times

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3 employees

20 years in business

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Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and responsiveness.

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David R.

Music Entertainment

Richie gave us a memorable night of entertainment. He played exactly what we requested. He was easy to work with and enjoyable to listen to.
Jul 4, 2021
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Tracy B.

Music Entertainment

Richie was a wonderful addition for a last minute party. He was very accommodating and a pleasure to work with. Thoroughly enjoyed his music.
Jun 7, 2021
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Kristen M.

Music Entertainment

Richie is a great musician to work with and he made my dad's birthday extra special. He played a nice variety of music within the genre I requested, and he entertained song requests throughout the evening. He has a wonderful voice (loved his Johnny Cash covers) and a great personality to match. I recommend him highly!
Jun 30, 2018
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Matt H.

Music Entertainment

Richie, did a great job at our rehearsal dinner. Played continuously adjusted volume to the event perfectly. Selection was great. Could not be more pleased with his performance and professionalism. Would highly recommend.
Jul 27, 2020
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Jamie M.

Music Entertainment

Richie entertained our family reunion gang with enthusiasm and real talent! He was amiable to working outdoors - and it was brutally humid. His playlist included something for everyone. I would highly recommend him for anyone looking for a great, flexible, knowledgeable guitarist/singer to entertain at their party! Thank you again, Richie!
Richie Kaye's reply
How wonderful to know that you and your joyous family enjoyed the evening, Jamie. Thank you for inviting me into your home. Richie
Sep 24, 2019
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FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    The fee depends upon the length of the engagement, the number of musicians I hire to accompany me (if any), my travel and lodging expense (if it is more than minimal) and the nature of the function itself.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I want to learn about you. I'd love to know who your guests are and what you think they'd like to hear. We talk about the venue and the mood you wish to create for your guests. I answer your questions about me, my performance background and the musicians who may accompany me.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I'm self-taught and have performed on television, the stage and in clubs for many years.

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