James Russell, Solo Guitarist
Solo Guitar Music for Weddings and Special Events
Including Redding, Anderson, Red Bluff, Whiskeytown Lake, Shasta Lake, Shasta Dam,
Castella, Dunsmuir, Mt. Shasta, McCloud, Weed, Burney Falls, Shingletown, and Mt. Lassen

James Russell playing ceremony guitar music for an outdoor summer wedding, 2003
James Russell, an experienced and highly regarded guitarist of Northern California, has specialized in music for weddings and special events since 1986. Previously performing in the North San Francisco Bay Area, primarily Sonoma and Marin Counties, James currently performs solo guitar farther north in the Redding to Mount Shasta region. He is also a guitar teacher and is available as a session guitarist for recording or performance.

James is an accomplished guitarist, composer, and arranger, and he is very experienced in performing solo guitar to suit the individual tastes and needs of each bridal couple. For weddings, dinner parties, and other special events, James plays classical, original pieces, well known love songs, jazz standards, Brazilian, folk - fingerstyle, new age, and appropriate rock, all creatively arranged for solo guitar.

James Russell's wedding and dinner party music reperatoire is very beautiful, sensitive, polished, and heartfelt. He is known for his skill in arranging pieces for solo guitar and for the depth of feeling expressed in his playing.

James performs for weddings and special events large and small, indoors or outdoors. He has professional amplifiers and speakers to appropriately enhance the sound so that there is an even guitar tapestry created filling the area of the event. For small weddings and events which are located in areas of no electricity, James uses a compact battery powered system to ensure all can hear the guitar music.

From the most sophisticated of weddings, dinner parties, and other special occasions to the more casual, James Russell's guitar music will add elegance and "class" and help create a warm, uplifting, ambiance that relaxes, uplifts, and opens hearts.


About James Russell  A Little More About James
Wedding Links  Helpful Resources for Redding - Mt. Shasta Area Weddings
Thank you, James  Lines from Thank You Notes - Coming!
Music Photos  James Performing - Coming!
Russell Guitars  James Russell's Luthiery Site
Wedding Minister Layne Russell  Beautiful Ceremonies Since 1984

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