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Music by Doc is a professional wedding entertainment company based in Wilton, New Hampshire. Experienced guitarist Jim 'Doc' Dougherty plays a wide array of songs, specializing in melodies from The Great American Songbook. Jim’s eclectic repertoire includes instrumental and lyrical numbers. His dulcet tones and soothing strings are bound to complement the celebratory and romantic ambiance for the early arrival of family and guests, your ceremony with your song through the cocktail hour right up to your formal reception. Guests can get acquainted with one another and dance to the jazz-influenced performance of classic favorites such as Moondance, Autumn Leaves and a multitude of Cross Generational hit tunes.

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Music by Doc provides the ideal segue from dinner to dancing. Jim’s contemporary approach to old-time jazz allows for a unique musical experience. He pays careful attention to detail and ensures his music is audible enough to create an atmosphere, yet subtle enough to blend into the background. Optimum comfort and enjoyment for your guests are paramount to Jim’s ethos. Furthermore, Jim is attuned to tailoring the playlist to suit the mood, opting for rhythmic riffs for cocktail parties and more melodic music during dinner. This talented professional will work with you to match your tastes and preferences.

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Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Travel Expenses

What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?

Instrumental - Solo

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

1 - 3

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What services do you provide?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learn New Songs
Reception Music
Rehearsal Dinner Music
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Perfect for Your Wedding!

As a venue owner, I found Music by Doc to be a special complement for couples on their wedding day -- providing beautiful music for all those gathered together! His music creates the perfect ambiance of love, joy and happiness... his professionalism, prep, and attention to detail before, during and after the wedding are top notch! We're looking forward to working with Doc again!
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