Jerry Breiner (solo guitar, piano, vocals or full band - Big Adventure) is a Midwest native, though he has called California home since 1980 and has been a mainstay of the local Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara club and concert scenes since. His expertise in providing the perfect backdrop for your wedding or small social event is the result of many years or public/private performances, nationwide.
Performing professionally since the age of 8, has performed and recorded as both a singer-songwriter and multi-tasking session musician and producer in St Louis, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Nashville and Orlando, FL.
Jerry was wonderful...personable, professional, and reliable. And he was honest and trustworthy, so glad I went with him among the sea of musicians out there. He played the guitar for us in our wedding ceremony and then the grand piano at our reception...Thanks again Jerry!
I can’t thank Jerry enough. He was so awesome with communicating and working with me. He took the initiative to drive out to my wedding venue a couple weeks before my wedding to meet with its coordinator and ensure the sound system was in place and that the sound would be great. He showed up plenty early for the set up and I even teared up after hearing him play walking down the aisle. He was a huge part in making my wedding ceremony SO special. I would definitely work with him again and I highly recommend him! Talented, trustworthy, and an awesome communicator. THANK YOU!!
Response from Jerry Breiner:
it was such an AWESOME wedding ceremony! ...even when the train drove by !!!...Kelly looked amazing, and there was such a happy vibe to it all. I am proud and glad to have been a part of it - thank you again!
Jerry was there early and ready to entertain us. He was super friendly, and exceeded our expectations. We could not have chosen a better artist to make the wedding prosession better. Thank's Jerry!
Response from Jerry Breiner:
My pleasure, George! thanks SO much for the offer - so glad to know we helped start the newly married couple off in the right way !
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 300 minutes
What to Expect
soft underbelly side of classical pop and folk-rock from the 60s to current
Jerry Breiner (guitar, piano, vocals) is a Midwest native, though he has called California home since 1980 and has been a mainstay of the local Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara club and concert scenes since. Performing professionally since the age of 8, Jerry is a multi-instrumentalist on guitar, piano, organ, marimba/vibes, mandolin, banjo, dobro and percussion instruments, and he has performed and recorded as both a singer-songwriter and multi-tasking session musician and producer in St Louis, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Nashville and Orlando, FL. Jerry was signed as a staff writer to Sony-Tree Publishing in Nashville for a number of years before moving to California, and he has played with or opened for acts as diverse as Al Stewart, Karla Bonoff, Mama’s Pride, Heartsfield, Emmylou Harris, Billie and the Beaters, and many others. Jerry received a Bachelor of Music Degree in Theory/Composition from Webster University and was also valedictorian in his graduating class from the prestigious Full Sail Center for the Recording Arts, a professional trade university specializing in live and studio engineering.
Additional Booking Notes
I bring my own PA unless it's on-site and provide break music if asked, no sweat!
Past Booked Events
|October 19, 2018 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|March 17, 2018 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|April 02, 2017 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 26, 2015||Birthday (Adult)|
Entire songlist can be downloaded from my website - please ask when contacting me for access!
|Jerry Breiner||solo guitar, piano and voice|
|Big Adventure band||booking agent, leader|
Influences & Inspiration
Beatles, all pop, folk and rock music from 1960 onwards
no real requirements, just an area large enough for me and the guitar!
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