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Are you looking for affordable piano lessons from an experienced teacher? From someone with a Music Degree? From someone with real live experience playing music? With JD you will get: -the experience and expertise in a teacher that enjoys teaching -one who is organized -one who cares about the safety of the student -one who cares about the student becoming a great musician! What will you learn? How to read music, basic to advanced theory, how to count, how to read from a lead sheet. You may learn to play various styles from classical, rag, pop, to jazz and improvisational techniques. You may also learn how to play in a band, lead a band, and common sense practices for playing for pay. If you are looking for some jazz music to make your event swing, this is the place. I provide service as: -a solo pianist/vocalist -duo (with bass) -trio (bass, drums) -and more depending on your need for your event. I am easy to work with and professional. I play with top notch musicians and add a great sound that'll create a wonderful atmosphere for your event! I have 10+ years experience playing for private functions, restaurants, church, corporate events, weddings and receptions.
We hired Quinn to play as a solo guitarist for our small wedding ceremony. We had decided rather short-notice (1 month prior) that we wanted live music for the ceremony and had some difficulty finding a guitarist who could play finger-style. Quinn was very accommodating in working to get a special song request arranged for us and the songs sounded great! We chose several songs from Quinn's list of previously arranged pieces, as well as our one special request. We were impressed at the quality of music--only wished time at our venue had allowed for a little more music time!
We hired the Michael Benson Band to play at our wedding at Roche Harbor Resort on San Juan Island. Since we were bringing the band all the way over to the island, we decided to put them to work throughout the entire event! Michael and one bandmate performed a guitar/sax duo for our Ceremony, then Michael played some keyboard music for the Cocktail Hour, and then the whole 5-piece band played for our four hour Reception. Michael was an absolute pleasure to work with both before and during the event! They are all excellent musicians and we loved the music throughout the event. Michael did a fantastic job of being the "MC" during the reception and made sure that it kept its flow throughout the night! We would not hesitate to hire them again! Definitely one of the best decisions we made for our wedding night!
Monica Schley is a classically trained Seattle harpist who freelances in many styles: new music, chamber, improvisational, avant guard, jazz and rock. She has worked with Butch Morris, Evan Flory-Barnes, Jherek Bischoff, Masada, Jesse Sykes, Jim Knapp, Hey Marsailles and Kanye West. She is available to play solo harp and harp with violin or flute for private engagements, weddings, recording, live performance, funerals and harp instruction. The harp is an instrument synonymous with peace, love and relaxation. Harp is an ancient healing instrument. Live harp music will add a calming relief to any stressful event. Monica has experience playing for memorials, funerals, religious ceremonies and other transformative rites of passage. Monica and the harp give a warm touch to institutional and corporate environments such as The Bravern (Bellevue), Virgina Mason Hospital, NW Kidney Center, Providence Healthcare, Seattle Waldorf Schools, Seattle City Hall, Microsoft.
I have been playing music all my life, mostly with people better at it than myself. That is what makes musicians better. Being self-taught, I aim to bring out each student's unique voice, while still giving them the tools to communicate through music. Theory, technique, feel, and creativity are the building blocks to make practicing musicians good, and great musicians better. Also available for performances-solo, duo, full band!
I teach private piano lessons to almost all ages and levels. I teach classical, jazz, popular, and religious music. I have a bachelors degree in music from PLU, specializing in piano performance. I also play for church, retirement homes, weddings, memorial services, and other special events. I also do accompanying for choirs and soloists. I believe that music should be fun, as well as challenging!
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Neil provides professional bagpipe music for all occasions: * weddings * funerals * memorials * anniversaries * birthdays * corporate events * fund raisers With over 25 years of experience, Neil's experience and friendly personality guarantee an excellent performance. Neil has been the resident bagpiper for The Golf Club at Newcastle since 2004. Contact Neil today for your personal consultation. Neil also offers professional bagpipe lessons. Neil is an instructor for 4 successful local pipe bands: Seattle Firefighters, Snohomish County Firefighters, Eastside Firefighters and Seattle Police Pipes and Drums. Individual lessons are taught at Neil's home studio in Kirkland. Please call for rates.
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I am a professional drummer for hire who is available to record drum tracks for your song. I have professional experience in many different styles of music including rock, country, and jazz. I have also worked with many songwriters in the scene, and have recently performed with local Seattle songwriters at The Skydive and The Hard Rock Cafe. In the studio, I play to the best of my ability to what you, the songwriter, have envisioned the drums in the song. I also strive to play to the best of my ability as musically as possible i.e. dynamics, the right snare sound.