Located in San Jose, Steve will perform instrumental guitar or guitar/vocals in any era or style for you anywhere in the Greater SF Bay Area, on out to Sacramento, Napa and Monterey.
And his 5-piece band can also perform as a duo, trio or 4-piece combo featuring the same professionalism and versatility - Jazz, Classic Rock, Blues, Variety/Top 40 or Country.
Steven brings 35 years of professional entertainment experience to create the exact musical ambiance you have envisioned for your event. Whether drawing from his extensive repertoire of over 1300 songs, or responding to your special requests, Steve takes pride in creating music that you can be proud of and that enhances the experience for you and your guests. Whether you need that perfect wedding song, background music for your mixer or dinner, or an entertainer that will get the party started, Steven Gary can do it all.
Specialty programs include songs for children, St Patrick's Day, Cinco de Mayo, Memorial/Veteran's Day, 4th of July, Halloween and Christmas. Having been a featured performer for 15 years on a Caribbean Cruise Ship, he has performed for people from all over the world, and has an ability to judge an audience and provide exactly what is needed for any given setting. This makes him well-suited to any performing situation. He even brings his own self-powered sound system for events on the beach or among the redwoods!
Versatile, reliable, personable and professional, Steven Gary has performed in the US, Mexico, South America and the Caribbean. Steven has performed with such stars as Chick Corea and Martha Reeves and has shared stages with Oleta Adams, Seal, and Rhianna. His repertoire includes music from the 1920s to today's top hits including folk, jazz, pop, rock, blues, caribbean, country, singalongs, standards, oldies, classics, broadway, easy listening and much more.
As a solo instrumentalist his repertoire contains selections from Sinatra, Elvis, The Beatles,Van Morrison, James Taylor and Sting to modern artists such as John Mayer, Shakira, Jack Johnson and Jason Mraz. Classical pieces such as Cannon in D by Pachebel, Handel's Water Music, Trumpet Voluntary, Traditional Bridal March and Recessional and others are also part of Steve's repertoire.
Special requests for a song or even complete programs are always welcome and will be honored given a week's notice.
Event planners are always happy to work with Steve because of his experience as an event producer himself, which makes him one part of the event they never have to worry about!