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Santa Barbara's GuitarWitt - Michael Witt                                                                  Photography by Kelsey Crews Photo                                               

GuitarWitt offers first rate live music for your wedding or event of choice. With a wide variety of music to choose from, you can design your own live wedding music set list. We honor requests, if there are specific pieces of music you want performed at any part of the wedding ceremony or reception. Even arrangements of today's popular music!

Make your wedding even more memorable with the sounds of Spanish, Gypsy, Jazz and/or Classical guitar. Performing all the wedding favorites like Pachelbel’s Canon and Bach's Cello Suite Prelude as well as recognizable popular classical arrangements of songs like "La Vie En Rose" by Louis Armstrong and “Something" by The Beatles (George Harrison).

As a convenient option, Sound Systems - PA equipment (microphones and speakers) are available for wedding announcements, speeches and toasts.

If you want more than solo guitar, you may consider an ensemble via GuitarWitt's collaborative project, the Santa Barbara Guitar Collective. Offering a variety of ensemble options (add vocals, drums, bass, keyboard, violin, etc.).

Repertoire List:

Processional:

Air on a G String by J.S. Bach

Cello Suite No. 1 Prelude by J.S. Bach

Clair De Lune by Claude Debussy

Dos Aires Populares Cubanos, Movement I. Guajira Criolla

El Condor Pasa traditional Peruvian Folk Song (instrumental chord melody)

Für Elise by Beethoven

Gavotte I and II from the sixth Cello Suite by J.S. Bach

The Girl With The Flaxen Hair by Claude Debussy

Guajira criolla (Anckerman Theme) from Dos Aires Populares Cubanos arranged by Leo Brouwer

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie

Hashkiveinu Jewish Lullaby

Inspiração by Garoto

Julia Florida (Barcarola) by Agustin Barrios Mangore

Malagueña Salerosa — also known as La Malagueña

Make You Feel My Love by Bob Dylan (Adele Cover)

Over the Rainbow from “The Wizard of Oz” by Harburg and Arlen

Pavane for a Sleeping Beauty by Maurice Ravel

Recuerdos De Alhambra by Francisco Tárrega

St. Anne's Reel traditional Celtic Song

Sakura Japanese Folk Song Theme and Variations arranged by Yuquijiro Yocoh 

Sleepers Awake! From Cantata No. 140 by J.S. Bach

Shalom Rav Jewish Prayer for Peace

Sherry’s Waltz by Andrew York

Someone Like You by Adele

The Wind Cries Mary by Jimi Hendrix

Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Venezuelan Waltzes by Antonio Lauro (Valses No. 1, 2, 3)

When You Say Nothing At All by Keith Whitley (Alison Krauss Cover)

Wedding Dance - Traditional Jewish Chassidic Song

Zapateo Cubano (Zapateado) Guajira Criolla by Leo Brouwer

Duets:  Leccion 40 by Dionisio Aguado and Agustin Barrios Mangore

Estudio No. 1 by Aguado and Barrios

Ensemble: SBGC Songs*

 

Ceremony, including isle march:

Afro-Cuban Lullaby, traditional, arranged by Leo Brouwer - Bridal Party Enter

Ave Maria by Franz P. Schubert

Beloved One by Ben Harper

Blackbird by The Beatles (John Lennon and Paul McCartney)

Bridal Chorus/Wedding March ("Here Comes the Bride") by Richard Wagner

Canon in D by J. Pachelbel

Can't Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley

Concierto en D mayor, Movement II: Largo, by Antonio Vivaldi

In My Life by The Beatles (John Lennon and Paul McCartney)

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Chorale from Cantata 147 by J.S. Bach – Bridal Party Enter

La Vie En Rose by Louis Armstrong (instrumental version on guitar or ukulele)

Something, classical arrangement of The Beatles hit song by George Harrison

True Love Waits by Radiohead

"Wedding March" by F. Mendelssohn

Ensemble: SBGC Songs*

...Special Requests...
 

Recessional:

Freight Train by Elizabeth Cotton

Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles (George Harrison)

Maxwell’s Silver Hammer by The Beatles (John Lennon and Paul McCartney)

Opus 60, No. 3, Andantino by Matteo Carcassi

Royal Plum Pudding by Andrew York

Two of Us, classical arrangement of the Beatles hit song by Lennon/McCartney

You Are The Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder

Duets:  Andantino, Opus 35, No. 2 by Fernando Sor and Agustin Barrios Mangore

Ensemble:  SBGC Songs*

 

Reception or Recessional (some may also work for Processional):

ACDC Bag by Phish

America by Paul Simon

Austurius (Leyenda) by Isaac Albeniz

Barcelona Nights by Ottmar Liebert

Bei mir bist du Schoen, original klezmer or jazz version

Besame Mucho by Consuelo Velázquez

The Black Keys - Lonely Boy, Gold on the Ceiling, Tighten Up

Bucharest (East European Gypsy traditional)

Deal by the Grateful Dead

Candela by Buena Vista Social Club

Chan Chan by Company Segundo

Dark Eyes (traditional Russian gypsy waltz)

Europa by Santana 

Golden Brown by The Stranglers

Hava Nagila (Israeli Folk Song)

I Don't Need No Doctor - Ray Charles (John Scofield/Mayer Version)

Just The Two of Us by Bill Withers/Grover Washington Jr.

Libertango by Astor Piazolla

Mazurka No. 3 by Garoto

Mediterranean Sundance-Rio Ancho by Al Di Meola/Paco De Lucia (flamenco)

Mi Caballo Blanco (traditional Latin folk song from Chile)

Mi Chamocha Jewish Blessing Song

Moorea by Gipsy Kings

Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin

Oyo Como Va - Santana

Petit Waltz by Baden Powell

Pharaon by Gipsy Kings

Rumba in A minor (traditional)

Shady Grove by Jerry Garcia/David Grisman

Soul Sacrafice by Santana

Tanz Tanz Yidelekh 

Tipsy Gypsy by David Grisman

Tum Balalayka (traditional)

2 The Night by Ottmar Liebert (Nuevo Flamenco)

Um Abraço no Bonfá by João Gilberto - 36 

Yossel Yossel traditional Jewish/Yiddish Gypsy 

...Special Requests

 

Jazz Songs:  

Afro Blue by John Coltrane

Armando's Rhumba by Chick Corea (Jazz Flamenco)

Au Privave by Charlie Parker

Black Orpheus

Blue Bossa by Kenny Dorham

Desafinado, a Portuguese word meaning "Slightly Out of Tune" bossa nova song composed by Antônio Carlos Jobim 

Dream A Little Dream of Me (Kahn/Andree/Schwandt)

Groovin' High by Dizzy Gillespie

Meditation (Meditação) by Antônio Carlos Jobim 

My Favorite Things

One Note Samba by Antônio Carlos Jobim

Prince of Darkness by Miles Davis

Spain by Chick Corea

Solar by Miles Davis

Song for My Father by Horace Silver (Latin Jazz)

Sookie Sookie by Grant Green

Sugar by Stanley Turrentine

Take Five by Dave Brubeck

There Will Never Be Another You

Wave by Antônio Carlos Jobim

...Special Requests (Most Real Book Standard Charts Apply)

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805.334.0317