Guitarists Steve Watson and Christian Madsen are a great choice for your cocktail hour band in the Salt Lake City area! Elegant and Enjoyable Music - Perfect Volume and Ambience - Steve and Christian play jazz standards, swing, bossa novas, pop, and contemporary songs with a sophisticated vibe. Perfect for private parties, wine tastings, dinner music, weddings, rehearsal dinners, Christmas parties, fundraisers, galas, grand openings, and corporate events.
They were so kind and timely and pleasant. Played wonderfully and great repertoire. Everyone loved their sound. They were perfect for our wedding reception. Highly recommend them for all kinds of events!
Response from Steve Watson and Christian Madsen Guitar Duo:
Thanks Madison! We had a great time playing for your family and friends in those beautiful surroundings.
Steve Watson was incredibly professional and talented!!!! He added the perfect ambiance to our event!!! Our guests were made to feel as if they had escaped to a relaxing getaway! We received compliments all night, people could not stop talking about the level of elegance and relaxation that Steve added to the atmosphere. I would HIGHLY reccomend Steve Watson to be hired for ANY special event, you will be so glad you did!!!
Steve was a wonderful addition to our wedding. He was very professional and easy to deal with and made our wedding so special. Thanks Steve, your music was great!
What to Expect
Audiences will enjoy some great classic instrumental guitar. Styles include jazz, pop, Brazilian, and latin jazz.
Steve Watson is originally from the Chicago area where he attended the Chicago College of the Performing Arts Classical Guitar Program. He later studied jazz guitar in Austin, Texas with noted jazz recording artists Glen Rexach, Clay Moore, and Steve Geraci while performing in many Austin groups. In Salt Lake City, Steve has performed as lead guitarist in The Imperial Rhythm Boys, and most recently formed a jazz guitar duo with the talented Christian Madsen and together they can be the highlight of your special event.
Christian Madsen, at 24, recently achieved a degree in classical has performed already in hundreds of gigs in the greater Salt Lake City area and Utah. He has played in a wide variety of events including plays, weddings, restaurants, dances, and many other events while pursuing a degree in classical guitar.
Past Booked Events
|September 11, 2021 • 12:00pm - 3:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|October 10, 2015||Wedding Reception|
|April 20, 2013||Other|
All the Things You Are
Chitlins Con Carne
Fly Me to the Moon
Song for My Father
Stella By Starlight
There Will Never Be Another You
Corcovado (Quiet Nights)
A Foggy Day
The Way You Look Tonight
Make Me a Memory
My Favorite Things
Mas Que Nada
Agua de Beber
Night and Day
O Grande Amor
Girl from Ipanema
Influences & Inspiration
Pat Metheny, Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis, Mimi Fox, Antonio Jobim.
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