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Steve performs at a wide range of events including wedding ceremonies, receptions, cocktail hours, and private functions. You will appreciate his prompt and professional service. Steve has a great passion for music, extensive performing experience, and a large repertoire of elegant and romantic guitar music to compliment your event, large or small. With his mixture of classical, Brazilian, and contemporary music you can be sure your guests will be delighted. Steve is based in Las Cruces, NM and performs often in the El Paso area as well.
Steve began playing guitar at the age of 15, studying classical guitar at the Chicago College for the Performing Arts and later jazz guitar with noted jazz recording artist Clay Moore. His teaching and performing spans over 30 years. For many years he performed in the Austin area in jazz and variety bands as a busy guitarist and bassist. In recent years he has performed solo guitar in the Las Cruces area, where he now lives and teaches.
Steve will add an ambiance of elegance to any occasion or setting with the mellow sound of his guitar. Steve can play (and even help you plan) your wedding music from the ceremony to cocktail and dinner music. He has a very large repertoire that includes great American standards, classical, Latin, rock, and jazz (see a partial song list below for just a few examples).
Some comments from his clients:
"What makes Steve stand out from the rest is his ability to choose the right music to create the perfect atmosphere for an occasion. He has a varied and unique repertoire that appeals to a broad range of people. He is a pro, and his personality and attitude bring a relaxed yet responsive performance that assures a cohesive blend of warmth, humor, and professional demeanor." Janice L, Las Cruces, NM
"Thanks so much for your contribution to our successful family celebration! I will be sure to refer you to others, you played beautifully." Annette O., Las Cruces, NM
"Mr. Watson was great! He is both a professional & a talented musician. I recommend him for any wedding ceremony." -Lorely M, El Paso, TX
"Great performer. Would use him again in a heartbeat." -- Lewis G., El Paso, TX
"Highly recommend." -- Susan L., El Paso, TX
"A Class Act...very professional. Would recommend to anyone. Thanks Steve for your performance, all the guest loved it." -- Brandon K., Alamogordo, NM