Solo acoustic guitarist, singer, songwriter. Performing both original material and covers by classic rock favorites such as The Beatles, Eric Clapton, and Elton John, to name a few.
Price Range: $40 / hour; $35 / hour if tip jar is allowed
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Derrick can perform for up to 4 hours, with 10 minute breaks at the end of each hour.
Music performed can be original, depending on client preference, as well as library of cover songs, some of which require a book in order to cover a few hours of play time.
Derrick enjoys interacting with the audience, so a little humor is involved in the show when tasteful to do so.
Derrick is an acoustic guitarist, singer, songwriter, guitar teacher, and music therapist based in Maricopa, AZ.
He has been playing guitar for over 20 years, and is starting to expand to piano as well.
Additional Booking Notes
Set up includes a small PA system that is more than sufficient for an intimate gathering, two guitars (in case a string breaks), a music stand, music book, and mic to pick up the velvety tones of Derrick’s lovely tenor voice!
Past Booked Events
|February 24, 2018 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm||Our Lady of Grace charity ebent|
Aside from original songs, here are some of the covers:
Blackbird - The Beatles
You’ve got to hide your love away - The Beatles
While my guitar gently weeps - The Beatles
Tangled Up in Blue - Bob Dylan
Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
Your Song - Elton John
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Lithium - Nirvana
I can’t get it out of my head - ELO
... to name just a few.
Influences & Inspiration
Anything with beautiful guitar work, really.
Sufficient lighting, and a smooth flat surface to stand on while performing. Low winds preferable when outdoors. Play space should be about 10’X10’ at minimum if possible.
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