Donovan Raitt

Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitarist

An emerging new voice in the world of modern fingerstyle guitar, acoustic guitarist Donovan Raitt incorporates percussive techniques, strong melodic hooks, influences ranging from Jazz to Rock and Classical music, and innovative performance techniques to create a unique sound all his own. Based in Orange County, CA, Donovan has released two albums of solo acoustic guitar music, his latest album, 2014's "Pursuing the Horizon" was produced by fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Antoine Dufour.

Celebrate the most important day of your life with the elegant and intimate sound of classical guitar music. Donovan Raitt, an accomplished classical and jazz guitarist can custom tailor a package of elegant guitar music for your wedding ceremony and reception. Mr. Raitt has performed over 200 weddings in some of the most elegant wedding venues in Southern California and is the first call for several wedding coordinators and hotels in the Orange County area!

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Costs and Pricing

NOTE - All prices are based on locations within Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Additional travel charges may apply.

if your venue requires vendor liability insurance, a $25 fee for insurance verification certificates will apply and is not reflected in the prices below.

Ceremony Package- $500

  • 20-30 Minutes of Pre-Ceremony Music

  • All Ceremony Music

    • Family Seating

    • Wedding Party Entrance

    • Bridal Entrance

    • Recessional Music

  • 5 minutes of Post-Ceremony music as guests exit

  • All Amplification for instruments provided

Ceremony/Cocktail Hour Package- $650

  • 20-30 Minutes of Pre-Ceremony Music

  • All Ceremony Music

    • Family Seating

    • Wedding Party Entrance

    • Bridal Entrance

    • Recessional Music

  • 5 minutes of Post-Ceremony music

  • 60 minutes of cocktail hour music (add $100 if ceremony and cocktail hour are located at different locations)

  • All Amplification for instruments provided

Reception Only package - $250/Hour

  • 2 hour minimum

  • All Amplification for instruments provided

Additional Services

PA System and Wireless Microphone for Ceremony (max. 200 guests) - $250

Additional instrumentalists - $250 each

DJ Services - $350/hour

(Southern California only. Travel Charges May Apply)

Selecting Your Wedding Music

Selecting the music for your wedding can sometimes seem overwhelming. Don't worry if you don't know exactly what you want just yet.  Below you will find a suggested list of selections for each part of your service. If you don't see a song listed here that you would like played during any part of the ceremony, please request it!

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song list


(This is just a sample of the music I typically play for weddings, I am happy to accommodate special music requests for your wedding!)

CLASSICAL/WEDDING MUSIC

  1. Asturias (Leyenda) - ALBENIZ

  2. Ave Maria -SCHUBERT

  3. Bagatelle - SCHUMANN

  4. Black is the Color - TRADITIONAL IRISH

  5. Bolero Rumba - JUAN SERRANNO

  6. Bridal Chorus - WAGNER

  7. Buerias - JUAN SERRANO

  8. Caprice in C - CARCASSI

  9. Cello Prelude in C - J.S. BACH

  10. Canarios - SANZ

  11. Canon in D - PACHELBEL

  12. Estudio in E - TARREGA

  13. Estudio No. 6 in D - SOR

  14. Etude No. 14 In A - AGUADO

  15. Gymnopedie No. 1 - SATIE

  16. Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - J. S. BACH

  17. Kemp’s Jig - TRADITIONAL FOLK TUNE

  18. Lagrima - TARREGA

  19. La donna e mobile from Rigoletto - VERDI

  20. La Juderia - JUAN SERRANO

  21. Largo from “Four Seasons” - VIVALDI

  22. Malaguena - JUAN SERRANO

  23. Menuet - DE VISE

  24. Minuetto - J. S. BACH

  25. Minuet in G - J.S. BACH

  26. Minuet in C - CARCASSI

  27. Mysterious Habitats - BOGDANOVIC

  28. Panaderos Flamencos - PACO DE LUCIA

  29. Pavane No. 3 - MILAN

  30. Pavane No. 5 - MILAN

  31. Pavane No. 6 - MILAN

  32. Prelude from Lute Suite No. 4 - J. S. BACH

  33. Recuerdos de la Alhambra - TARREGA

  34. Sevellianas - JUAN SERRANO

  35. Sunburst - ANDREW YORK

  36. Trumpet Tune - PURCELL

  37. Trumpet Voluntary - PURCELL

  38. Voyage from Ireland - BENSUSAN

  39. Waltz Op. 39 No. 15 - BRAHMS

  40. Air From Water Music - HANDEL

  41. Wedding March - MENDELSSOHN

 





JAZZ

  1. A Night in Tunisia - DIZZY GILLESPIE

  2. All Blues -MILES DAVIS

  3. All of Me - BILLIE HOLIDAY

  4. All the Things You Are -JOE PASS

  5. Alone Together - JIM HALL

  6. ]Autumn Leaves -BILL EVANS

  7. Billie's Bounce -CHARLIE PARKER

  8. Black Orpheus -LOUIS BONFA

  9. Blue In Green - MILES DAVIS

  10. Body And Soul - JOHN COLTRAINE

  11. Bright Size Life -PAT METHENY

  12. Bye Bye Blackbird- MILES DAVIS

  13. Cantaloupe Island - JOAO GILBERTO

  14. Days Of Wine And Roses - HENRY MANCINI

  15. Donna Lee -CHARLIE PARKER

  16. Emily - BILL EVANS

  17. Giant Steps- -JOHN COLTRANE

  18. Girl From Ipanema A.C. JOBIM

  19. Have You Met Miss Jones? - JOE PASS

  20. How Insensitive - A.C. JOBIM

  21. I Got Rhythm-GEORGE GERSHWIN

  22. I Love You - JOSHUA REDMAN

  23. I Wish - STEVIE WONDER

  24. I'll Take Romance -LEE MORGA

  25. Invitation -JACO PASTORIUS

  26. It Don't Mean a Thing - COUNT BASIE

  27. Joy Spring - FREDDIE HUBBARD

  28. Mercy Mercy Mercy - CANNONBALL ADDERLY

  29. Misty - ERROL GARNER

  30. My Favorite Things- ROGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN

  31. My Funny Valentine MILES DAVIS

  32. Nica's Dream - HORACE SILVER

  33. Nuages - DJANGO REINHARDT

  34. Once I Loved - MCCOY TYNER

  35. Round Midnight - THELONIOUS MONK

  36. Sir Duke-STEVIE WONDER

  37. Someday My Prince Will Come-BILL EVANS

  38. Somewhere Over the Rainbow- ISRAEL KAMAKAWIWO'OLE .

  39. Stella By Starlight-JOE PASS

  40. Summertime-SARAH VAUGHAN

  41. There Will Never Be Another You CAJ TJADER

  42. This Masquerade-GEORGE BENSON

  43. Wave - A.C. JOBIM

  44. West Coast Blues - WES MONTGOMERY

  45. WhatIs This Thing Called Love - COLE PORTER

  46. You Are the Sunshine of My Life - STEVIE WONDER

POP/ROCK

  1. Baby, I Love Your Way - PETER FRAMPTON

  2. Sweet Child O’ Mine - GUNS AND ROSES

  3. Everyone Wants To Rule The World - TEARS FOR FEARS

  4. Wonderful Tonight - ERIC CLAPTON

  5. With or Without You - U2

  6. Fields of Gold -STING

  7. God Only Knows - THE BEACH BOYS

  8. Maybe I’m Amazed - PAUL MCCARTNEY

  9. The Scientist -COLDPLAY

  10. Hey Ho -THE LUMINEERS

  11. Lucky - JASON MRAZ

  12. Hey There Delilah - PLAIN WHITE T’S

  13. Give a Little Bit - SUPERTRAMP

  14. Closing Time - SEMISONIC

  15. Yellow - COLDPLAY

  16. Limelight - RUSH

  17. Tom Sawyer - RUSH

  18. Lithium - NIRVANA

  19. Heart Shaped Box. - NIRVANA

  20. About a Girl - NIRVANA

  21. Sex On Fire - KINGS OF LEON

  22. Daughters - JOHN MAYER

  23. Radioactive - IMAGINE DRAGONS

  24. Get Lucky  - DAFT PUNK

  25. City of Stars - LA LA LAND

  26. Something Just Like This - THE CHAINSMOKERS

  27. Bad Romance - LADY GAGA 

  28. Crazy - GNARLS BARKLEY

  29. Be My Baby - THE RONETTES

  30. Good Vibrations - THE BEACH BOYS

  31. Hallelujah -  LEONARD COHEN

  32. Happy - PHARRELL WILLIAMS

  33. I'm Your - JASON MRAZ

  34. Can’t Help Falling In Love With You -ELVIS PRESLEY

  35. Sit-in’ On the Dock of the Bay - OTIS REDDING

  36. Flake - JACK JOHNSON

  37. Hotel California - THE EAGLES

  38. Wouldn’t It Be Nice - THE BEACH BOYS

  39. Every Breath You Take - THE POLICE

  40. Moon River - ANDY WILLIAMS

  41. All I Have To Do Is Dream - THE EVERLY BROTHERS

  42. Chasing Cars - SNOW PATROL

  43. Don't Know Why - NORAH JONES

  44. Free Fallin’ -TOM PETTY

  45. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) -GREEN DAY

  46. More Than Words -EXTREME

  47. Don’t Look Back In Anger - OASIS

  48. Santeria - SUBMINE 

  49. Melt With You - MODERN ENGLISH

  50. Waiting On the World To Change - JOHN MAYER

  51. Cinnamon Girl - NEIL YOUNG

  52. White Room -CREAM

  53. Do It Again - STEELY DAN

  54. Ball and Chain - SOCIAL DISTORTION

  55. Brown Eyed Girl -VAN MORRISON

  56. Moondance - VAN MORRISON

  57. Royals -LORDE

  58. Better Together - JACK JOHNSON

  59. High and Dry -RADIOHEAD

  60. Viva la Vida - COLDPLAY

  61. Cornflake Girl - TORI AMOS

  62. Sounds of Silence - SIMON AND GARFUNKEL

  63. Mr. Tambourine Man - BOB DYLAN

  64. House Of The Rising Sun -THE ANIMALS

  65. Take it Easy -THE EAGLES

  66. Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) - THE FOUR TOPS

  67. Margaritaville -JIMMY BUFFET

  68. The Joker - STEVE MILLER BAND

  69. Hey Soul Sister - TRAIN

  70. Crazy Love -VAN MORRISON

  71. Peaceful Easy Feeling -THE EAGLES

  72. Proud Mary -CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL 

  73. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For -U2

  74. Don’t Stop Believin -JOURNEY

  75. Go Your Own Way -FLEETWOOD MAC

  76. I Gotta Feeling -BLACK EYED PEAS

  77. Hotel California -THE EAGLES

  78. Drops of Jupiter -TRAIN

  79. Moves like Jagger - MAROON 5

  80. Sunday Morning -MAROON 5

  81. Daughters - JOHN MAYER

  82. In Your Eyes - PETER GABRIEL

  83. A Thousand Years - CHRISTINA PERRI

  84. Some Nights -FUN

  85. We are Young -FUN

  86. Float On - MODEST MOUSE

  87. Tequila Sunrise - THE EAGLES

  88. Shut Up And Dance- WALK THE M

  89. Pompeii - BASTILLE