Thank you for considering guitarist Payam Larijani, D.M.A. (Doctor of Musical Arts) as the entertainment for your special event! Payam is a dedicated professional musician who is always willing to go above and beyond to help his clients create a memorable experience they will never forget.
Payam creates an upbeat, fun, and classy environment with exciting and recognizable music for the Spanish classical guitar as well as many other styles such as acoustic rock guitar, classic rock, jazz and blues. He makes use of the latest technology with backing tracks and live singing and an occasional beat and accompaniment to the music using his Apple Ipad and Bose system.
The UCLA Daily Bruin describes Payam's onstage performances as "remarkable & impeccable." But perhaps equally as important is his reputation for blending all styles of music with the Spanish classical guitar repertoire. The Daily Bruin Newspapers continues "Payam brings a well-rounded thinking approach to music, which soothes the soul and intrigues the mind."
He is available for wedding ceremonies, engagement parties, weddings cocktail hour, corporate events, and fundraisers. He is currently performing at the Laguna Canyon Winery, The Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel, the exclusive Shady Canyon Country Club in Irvine, as well as donating his time to the MS Walk and Arthritis Walk each year at UC Irvine.
Payam plays a "variety show" with classical Spanish guitar as the featured genre but for occasional variety blends in jazz, rock, flamenco, singing, and classic rock into each set. Depending on the "vibe and energy" of the guests at the moment, and the "mood " the client wants to create for the event.
He is liability insured for employment and has played at over 200 concerts, weddings, and corporate events since 2006.
A message from the artist:
As a 3-time music scholarship winner at UCLA for the Randy Rhoads Guitar Competition and President of the Orange County Guitar Circle at Chapman University, I take personal pride in sharing Classical Guitar Music with all audiences.
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