Mockingbird Musicians

Nashville Eclipse Wedding

Some people contact me about music for their wedding years before the big day. Others wait until the Monday before their big day… I’ve seen it all, so nothing surprises me anymore. That being said, when a couple contacted me manyRead More

Love is All You Need.

Mwah to you –  from Chris, Megan, our great buddy, Maria Failla, and… The Beatles. Happy V-Day, folks! As 2016 closed, 2017 opened with a bang. While gearing up for spring wedding season, Chris has been gigging around town withRead More

Jazz Trio Wedding Reception

We recently had a beautiful wedding at St. George Episcopal Church in Belle Meade! It’s a gorgeous, modern cathedral and the reception was nearby in the original sanctuary, which has been converted into a wonderful event space. We had three ofRead More

Noah Liff Opera Center

It’s the busiest time of the year, so I don’t have tons of time to write, but I wanted to share this cool shot of a piano/guitar/sax/vocal cocktail hour we did at the gorgeous Noah Liff Opera Center in Nashville.Read More

From Me to You Interview 4-3-16

Here’s my full interview honoring the passing of Sir George Martin with Richard Courtney’s “From Me to You” on Nashville’s Hippie Radio!  

On to the next thing…

Ok, here’s the deal. I HATE blogging. I LOVE my job, and the fact that I sometimes have 10 different types of gigs in a week, but by the time I’ve done them and had the experience, I’m ready toRead More

Weddings and Rehearsal Dinners

Summer continues to be mind blowlingly busy – and we wouldn’t have it any other way! Last Friday, I played solo piano cocktail music for a rehearsal dinner at the beautiful Union Station Hotel downtown. This was a perfect gigRead More

May Wedding at Front Porch Farms

Hey folks! Sorry I haven’t posted in awhile. It’s difficult to keep up with all of these weddings, much less find the time to post about them all. June and July have had about 10 weddings a month! Here areRead More

June 20, 2015 Weddings

We’re in the middle of our busiest month ever! Saturday afternoon, we had a Catholic wedding mass in Franklin, TN! The bride was a music teacher, so she had very specific songs in mind, and chose some very eclectic pieces!Read More

Early Summer Gigs

We have been SO busy these last few weeks! At the end of May, we provided live music for a fundraiser in Murfreesboro at the Oaklands Historic House. The event raised funds for Mindful Care Adult Day Program; a wonderful organization thatRead More

Cigar Smoking World Championship Qualifier

Well, we pride ourselves on being up for ANY event, and we mean it! Just last Friday, Chris was hired to play keyboards and sing back ground vocals with an artist who traveled from the Bahamas to perform at theRead More

String Duo at Lilac Farms

We had a really traditional outdoor wedding yesterday at the beautiful Lilac Farms at Arrington Vineyards! We’ve already served this venue several times this season, and it’s the perfect place for a Nashville wedding! A violin/cello duo performed The BridalRead More

Early May Events

The weather has been PERFECT the past two weekends! I’m a huge advocate of a rain plan, and I hate when people let a little bad weather ruin their big day, but I have to say that it does something for myRead More

Wedding Season is Here!

Well, wedding season is officially here, and we’re kicking it off at some of the best wedding venues in Nashville! We’ve got a violin/cello duo playing at the gorgeous Schermerhorn Symphony Center – and the bride has chosen some greatRead More

2015 Video Shoot

It’s a new year, and it’s on track to be our biggest yet!  I wanted to start it off with a bang, so I invited one of my favorite singers to record a few piano/guitar duets with me earlier thisRead More

December Wedding at Houston Station

We had a great gig last weekend at Houston Station in Nashville!  The bride opted for a trio of two violins and a cello for the prelude and processionals.  I played guitar for a friend of hers and we performedRead More

Weekend Weddings

We had a BUSY weekend, but that’s when we are at our happiest! Saturday afternoon, we had a violin/piano duo playing a very traditional wedding in Belle Meade (thank goodness the rain held off!). Simultaneously, we had a big eventRead More

Wedding at Belle Meade Plantation’s Boxwood Garden

We just wrapped up a GORGEOUS wedding yesterday in the Boxwood Garden at Belle Meade Plantation!  I honestly don’t think the weather could have been any better!  We provided a piano/violin duo and they played a beautiful prelude before theRead More

October Gigs

Trust me, I’m not complaining, but we have been SWAMPED this fall!  It seems like the trend in the south is to avoid the summer months and the humid weather altogether and shift their ceremonies to September-October-November!  We’ve had variousRead More

Wedding Music at the Governor’s Club Mansion in Brentwood

We had a fantastic time last weekend at the Governor’s Club in Brentwood!  As you probably experienced yourself, Saturday’s weather couldn’t have been better!  The bride chose a violin/cello/guitar trio and I arranged “Lover’s Eyes” by Mumford and Sons, andRead More

Wedding Reception at Two Rivers Mansion

Hey folks! I’m SO bad about blogging this summer – it is the height of wedding season, after all! – but I wanted to write a little bit about a great wedding reception we did a few weeks ago atRead More

Wedding Music at War Memorial

We had a beautiful wedding on Saturday in downtown Nashville!  The ceremony was performed in the plaza outside of War Memorial with a gorgeous view of the State Capitol to the north.  The weather could not have been better andRead More

Wedding Music at Cheekwood

Our second of two weddings last weekend was outdoor at beautiful Cheekwood!  It was musically traditional – a nice violin/cello combo.  The grounds of Cheekwood are enough to put me in a good mood, but when combined with the crispRead More

Listening Sample – “Standing on the Moon”

I’ve never been a huge Grateful Dead fan, but that hasn’t stopped me from transcribing a song for a client this week!  How cool is it to have guitar, cello and violin playing Grateful Dead songs at your wedding? MyRead More

Wedding Music at the Nashville Zoo

We’ve been very busy recently!  Wedding season is in full swing and we are trying to catch up on blog posts!  One of our recent gigs was a gorgeous wedding at the Nashville Zoo.  The weather was absolutely ideal (unlikeRead More

A Romantic Evening in the Park

When we say we do any type of gig, we mean it. Last week we had a call from a guy who wanted a violinist to serenade him and his girlfriend at Centennial Park. So we hired one of ourRead More


I’ve been on a huge high for well over a week now. In my wildest dreams, I never thought I would live in the same space as a grand piano before I reached the age of 50. Since I beganRead More