Music by Desi

2772 Roosevelt Street, P.O. Box 595, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Music by Desi

Music by Desi, based in Carlsbad, California, provides island-influenced musical entertainment in an authentic Hawaiian style. Originally from Oahu, Hawaii, Desi Relator is one of the top island-style musicians on the West Coast, providing music that is both fresh and reminiscent of old Hawaii in a fun and professional manner. As a musician of over 20 years, Desi is an experienced and well-organized performer whose laid-back personality allows him to blend into any event space.

Experience

Desi Relator entered the world of music at a young age, with his mother teaching him to play guitar and ukulele as a young child. Soon after, he became the protégé of renowned ukulele teacher, Roy Sakuma. As he grew older, his performance skills improved, and eventually he brought his talents to Hawaiian bands throughout the Los Angeles area. Since 2013, when he produced his first CD, he has been working full-time in the music industry, bringing his rich voice and melodic guitar stylings to a wide variety of events. Desi is bound to captivate your wedding party with his melodic, island-style music

Services Offered

Music by Desi offers fun, high-quality performances in a variety of genres, with Desi being skilled not only in island music, but also in Latin, Motown, country, surfer, rock, and pop music. Desi offers couples a number of additional services including:

  • Ceremony music
  • Reception music
  • Cocktail hour music
  • Rehearsal dinner music
  • Music during breaks
  • Liability insurance
  • Sample music
  • Sound/PA system
  • Willingness to learn new songs
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Newlyweds with the musician
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Singing and strumming
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35 Reviews for Music by Desi

Recommended by 99% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.8

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    David Manor · Married on 05/28/2019

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    Wedding at the Bali Hai

    Desi’s performance at out wedding was perfect! He was easy to work with and was able to accommodate exactly what we wanted. We were very impressed with his singing and the timing of the music we requested, and we received many compliments about Desi from out guests also.

    Sent on 12/28/2019

    Music by Desi's reply:

    Thanks for the kind words David! Your wedding was a pleasure and I enjoyed playing at your fun reception!
    I appreciate your time and aloha writing this review.
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    Elise · Married on 04/06/2019

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    Amazing!!!!

    So amazing!!!!! He made our wedding day and our guests loved him! So very talented.

    Sent on 12/20/2019

    Music by Desi's reply:

    Thanks for the kind words Elise! Your surprise wedding was a first for me; I enjoyed playing at your FUN reception!
    I appreciate your time and aloha writing this review.

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Music by Desi FAQ

  • What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music?
    $ 650.00
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package?
    $ 650.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?
    Ceremony Music
    Cocktail Hour Music
    Learn New Songs
    Microphones
    Music During Breaks
    Reception Music
    Sample Music
    Sound/PA System
  • What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?
    Instrumental - Solo
    Instrumental - Duo
    Instrumental - Trio
    Soloist / Vocalist
  • How many musicians are in your band(s)?
    1 - 3
    4 - 6
  • What instruments does your group play?
    Guitar
  • What services do you provide?
    Ceremony Music
    Cocktail Hour Music
    Instrumentals
    Learn New Songs
    Liability Insurance
    Microphones
    Music During Breaks
    Reception Music
    Rehearsal Dinner Music
    Sample Performances
    Sound/PA System
    Vocals

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  • 2772 Roosevelt Street, P.O. Box 595 Carlsbad, CA, 92008 See on map
    760-547-7069 (Phone number)
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