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Paper Moon began in 2004 as a project intending to blur the lines between popular instrumental guitar styles from around the world. Founded by guitarists Scot Taber and Joe Amato - the duo began to explore its wide-ranging musical interests by mixing gypsy jazz, Brazilian rhythms, flamenco, classical pieces, and modern grooves. They incorporated elements from these genres into their original compositions and performed established standards in these styles in front of audiences in Los Angeles and San Diego.

The duo recorded and released the original album Miniatures in 2006 and the follow-up CD Little Venices in 2009, featuring all original compositions with the notable exception of an arrangement of one piece by Spanish composer Francisco T谩rrega ("Vals - Tema de Strauss" and "Recuerdos de la Alhambra" respectively). With a third album on the way, Paper Moon continues to explore exotic sounds and styles from the across the globe as it composes, records, and brings its music to the public.

Paper Moon has performed at the famous Spreckels Theatre in downtown San Diego, the historic U.S. Grant Hotel, the W Hotel in Hollywood, Ca, the Grand Del Mar resort, and numerous other resorts, clubs, festivals, music venues, and private residences throughout southern California.

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What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music?


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Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learn New Songs
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sample Music
Sound/PA System

What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?

Instrumental - Solo
Instrumental - Duo
Instrumental - Trio

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

1 - 3

What instruments does your group play?


What services do you provide?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learn New Songs
Liability Insurance
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Rehearsal Dinner Music
Sample Performances
Sound/PA System
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Gregory Sent on 10/28/2017
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I鈥檓 a professional musician and these guys are legit. I would鈥檝e been going crazy if my wedding band was anything less than top quality, and I couldn鈥檛 have been happier. Strong recommendation!!
Keith Sent on 08/22/2017
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Scot and John were great! We hired Papermoon Duo for our wedding and reception. We told them in advance our music taste and they totally customized a set list for us including classic jazz standards, bossa nova, classical, rock and alternative rock. We even asked them if they knew some songs I didn't think they would know and they played those songs as well. They are talented professional musicians and our guests were impressed. I was stoked to have them perform at our wedding and hope I have another chance to hire them again for another event.
Virginia Sent on 05/27/2016
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I hosted two large wine auctions to raise funds for a special charity. We had an elegant venue for our receptions and a broad cross-section of guests. I wanted the evening to be enchanting. Paper Moon was the best choice. Their selection of music blended perfectly with the evening. Scot and Joe are such gifted musicians. Everyone loved their music. Several guests enjoyed watching them play. They even engaged guests by playing special requests. I would recommend Paper Moon for any occasion. They will make your event memorable.
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Been working with Scot and Joe for years. They are an amazing Duo. Very profressional, and fun!


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