Let my children have music! Let them hear live music.” - Charles Mingus

Private Events & Weddings

I have worked many private events, ranging from weddings to corporate, birthdays and holiday's/themed parties.  Here are a few of the options I can plan, book, and perform for you.  

Christian Maldonado: Ceremony Music: Classical Guitar

James Jorge: solo guitar/vocals covers

The Lesser Ape:  Jazz Cocktail trio/quartet 

The Cabinetmakers: 5 piece swing band

The Mixtapes:  4 piece cover band (can add more pieces)

Live Music Details

Classical Guitar

By Christian Maldonado

Long time guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, and Boston Conservatory graduate, Christian offers a beautiful and subtle musical presence that is well suited to wedding ceremonies, processionals, cocktail hours, as well as light dining music.

Christian Maldonado

Solo Guitar/Vocals

James Jorge

Check out my current song list below.  I offer private clients up to 5 songs that I will learn for their special occasion. 

James Jorge Solo Songlist

Case of you-Joni Mitchell. Lincoln Duncan-Paul Simon.  Sitting Here in Limbo-Jimmy Cliff.  Hide your love away-Beatles.   Emaline-Ben Folds

Time after Time-Cindy lauper.   Creep-Radiohead.   Grace is gone-Dave Matthews.   The Ballad-Deep Banana Blackout.   Rise up-Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)

To make you feel my love-Bob Dylan.  Man who sold the world-David Bowie.  Care of cell 44-The Zombies.  Kidney in the Cooler-Keller Williams

The only living boy in NY-Simon and Garfunkel.  Thank you-Led Zeppelin.  Driving on 9- The Breeders.  Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow-The Shirelles

Selfless Cold and Composed-Ben Folds Five.  Jane says-James addiction.  John legend-All of me.  Wild horses-The Rolling Stones. 

Overkill- Men At Work. Walking after you-The Foo Fighters.  Just breath-Pearl Jam. 1979-Smashing Pumpkins.  Suzanne-Weezer 

Hurt-Nine Inch Nails. All I want-Joni Mitchell. Lovin is for Fools-Sarah Siskind.  Linger-The Cranberries. Lost cause > Debra-Beck

Drifting-Trey Anastasio.  Little wing-Jimi Hendrix.  It ain’t over till it’s over-kravitz.   These days -Nico. Porno for Pyros-pets 


Jazz Trio or Quartet

Jazz Cocktail trio/quartet

The Lesser Ape

Comprised of topnotch musicians, The Lesser Ape is a working group based in the Hudson Valley.  Their instrumental renditions of jazz, fusion, and funk can either be fully electric and the center of attention: or the well crafted cocktail hour jazz group with upright bass and jazz standards.



Swing Band/Party Band

Party Band/Swing Band

The Cabinetmakets

The Cabinetmakers were founded in Brooklyn, NY and played their way through NYC and the Hudson Valley.  They spent 5 years hosting a residency on the lower east side every Friday night.  Every week they would ring in the weekend with locals and visitors the same.  Now they perform only by special invitation!  

The Cabinetmakers

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