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Karl Weismantel - Guitar And Vocals

Singer Guitarist from Decatur, GA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$200 - $5000 per event
Karl Weismantel is a guitarist and vocalist splitting time batween Atlanta, GA and Gainesville, FL. He has performed professionally since 1988 across the South East and abroad. His guitar playing is based in the jazz tradition, influenced by Wes Montgomery and Pat Metheny, and his vocal style is influenced by Frank Sinatra, Harry Connick and Ella Fitzgerald. Mr. Weismantel performs regularly in a variety of formats, from solo performer and as the leader of groups, from duo to large ensemble. His performance repertoire is gorunded in the jazz and American standard song books but also includes popular music such as the Beatles, Stevie Wonder, a bit of Motown and R & B, Bossa Nova and Latin styles, depending on the occasion and ensemble. In addition to jazz and pop, Mr. Weismantel also performs solo classical guitar regularly, playing music ranging from the late Renaissance and Baroque periods (Luis Milan, Francis Couperin, J.S. Bach) to 20th century Latin composers such as Villa-Lobos, Moreno-Torroba and Brouwer.


Mr. Weismantel received his B.A. in Jazz performance and arranging in 1991 from the University of North Florida, where he studied with Professors Jack Petersen, Bunky Green, and Bill Prince. From 1991-1996, he performed across the state of Florida, from the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island to venues such as the Clevelander in South Beach, Miami, as well as in the Caribbean and Central America while working on the Sky Princess cruise ship (the actual Love Boat).

From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Weismantel lived in Atlanta, GA and played extensively, as a leader and side man, performing at the Olympic Village for the 1996 Olympics, Atlanta Jazz Festival, Atlanta-Montreaux Jazz Festival, the Fox Theater, High Museum etc. In 2003 Mr. Weismantel returned to Florida to attend Florida State University, where he taught classes on computer based music composition and guitar lessons while completing his Masters in Music in Jazz Studies. While at F.S.U. he studied with the great jazz pianist Marcus Roberts as well as classical guitar with Professor Bruce Holzman.


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Private Party

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Rehearsal Dinner

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Exactly what I needed. Guests were complimentary. Hope to use him at another event in August. Thanks, Karl!!

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Karl Weismantel - Guitar And Vocals’s Response:

Debi, thank you for including me in the rehearsal dinner! It was a beautiful event and an honor to play for you. I'll be in touch about August!

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They were professional, sounded excellent, and were very accommodating. The entire band was friendly, in good spirits and had high energy to make the wedding lively. I would recommend them to anyone. Very prompt with communication and staying in contact with me.

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2016
Aug
20
Birthday Party (Adult)
Lithonia, GA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2016
Oct
28
Rehearsal Dinner
Asheville, NC
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2016
Jul
2
Private Party
McDonough, GA
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2016
Jun
24
Rehearsal Dinner
Atlanta, GA
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2010
Dec
4
Private Party
Hilliard, FL
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
2010
Feb
27
Wedding Reception
Live Oak, FL
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
2009
Dec
30
Emiliano's Cafe - Jazz Duo
Gainesville, FL
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2009
Dec
23
Emiliano's Cafe - Jazz Duo
Gainesville, FL
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Please note Karl Weismantel - Guitar And Vocals will also travel to Mc Donough, East Point, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Mansfield, Norcross, Thomasville, Stone Mountain, Tucker, Redan, Hampton, Stockbridge, Morrow, Howard, Locust Grove, Red Oak, Jonesboro, Rex, Marietta, Clarkdale, Conyers, Ellenwood, Jenkinsburg, Lovejoy, Covington, Conley, Forest Park, Inman, Riverdale.
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