Santa Barbara Guitar Collective - Mike Witt and Robert Seeley                                                                      Photography by Kelsey Crews Photo                                                

Santa Barbara Guitar Collective - Mike Witt and Robert Seeley                                                                      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 play 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 “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

Repertoire:

Processional:

Air on a G String by J.S. Bach

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

Dos Aires Populares Cubanos, Movement I. Guajira Criolla

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

Inspiração by Garoto

Malagueña Salerosa — also known as La Malagueña

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

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

Sherry’s Waltz by Andrew York

Venezuelan Waltzes by Antonio Lauro

Duets:  Leccion 40 by Dionisio Aguado and Agustin Barrios Mangore

Estudio No. 1 by Aguado and Barrios

Ensemble: SBGC Songs*

 

Ceremony, including isle march:

Ave Maria by Franz P. Schubert

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

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

Canon in D by J. Pachelbel

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

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

Duets:  Blackbird by The Beatles (John Lennon and Paul McCartney)

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

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

Ensemble:  SBGC Songs*

 

Ensemble also for Reception:

Barcelona Nights by Ottmar Liebert

Besame Mucho by Consuelo Velázquez

Bucharest (East European Gypsy traditional)

Candela by Buena Vista Social Club

Chan Chan by Company Segundo

Libertango by Astor Piazolla

Hava Nagila (Israeli Folk Song)

Dark Eyes (traditional Russian gypsy waltz)

Europa by Santana 

Mediterranean Sundance by Di Meola/De Lucia

Mi Caballo Blanco (traditional folk from Chile)

Rumba in A minor (traditional)

Soul Sacrafice by Santana

Tanz Tanz Yidelekh 

Tipsy Gypsy by David Grisman

Tum Balalayka (traditional)

2 The Night by Ottmar Liebert

...Special Requests

 

Jazz Songs:  

Afro Blue

Au Privave

Black Orpheus

Blue Bossa

Meditation

My Favorite Things

Spain

Song for My Father

Sugar

Take Five

There Will Never Be Another You

...Special Requests

 

Solo Classical for Reception:

Austurius (Leyenda) by Isaac Albeniz

Mazurka No. 3 by Garoto