Denis Kavemeier

GUITARIST

Denis Kavemeier is a talented instrumentalist who plays a large and varied repertoire of love songs, jazz and pop standards, world beat music, and classical favorites.  This award-winning guitarist has recorded several albums and has performed at major events, on television, and many country clubs and restaurants.

Solo guitar

Denis plays a chord-melody style on classical guitar that gives him a rich, mellow sound, perfect for dinner music, cocktail receptions and ceremonies.

Guitar with backing tracks

For more upbeat and lively music, Denis can also play with full-band backing tracks.  His ever-expanding song list includes pop favorites by the Beatles, Eagles, and Bob Marley; jazz by Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra, and hot Latin songs in the Gipsy Kings style.

Repertoire


Prelude
  • Bach Minuet
  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • Aranjuez

 

Processional

  • Pachelbel’s Canon in D
  • Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)

 

Sand or Water Ceremony

  • Vangelis’ Hymme
  • Ave Maria (Schubert)

 

Recessional

  • Wedding March
  • Trumpet Voluntary
  • Olympic Theme
  • Rondeau (Masterpiece Theatre theme)
  • Ode to Joy

 

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Contemporary

Processional

  • In My Life
  • Something
  • Sunrise, Sunset
  • Love Me Tender
  • Turn, Turn, Turn
  • Scarborough Fair
  • Going to the Chapel

 

Recessional

  • Fly Me to the Moon
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • Happy Together
  • Happy (Pharrell Williams)

STANDARDS

  • Fly Me to the Moon
  • Our Day will Come
  • Misty
  • Caravan
  • Cant Help Loving That Man
  • Blue Skies
  • Blue Moon
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Summer Time
  • Love Me Tender
  • Can’t Help Falling
  • Strangers in the Night
  • Those Were the Days
  • Somewhere My Love
  • Sunrise, Sunset
  • If I Were a Rich Man
  • Exodus
  • Fascination
  • Alley Cat
  • Satin Doll
  • The Sting
  • Blue Hawaii
  • Blue Eyes Crying in Rain
  • I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow
  • Sentimental Journey
  • Never on a Sunday
  • Maria Elena
  • Sunny
  • On Broadway
  • I Left My Heart in San Francisco
  • Everybody Loves Somebody
  • Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
  • When You Wish Upon a Star
  • The Lady is a Tramp
  • Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
  • All of Me
  • What a Wonderful World
  • My Funny Valentine
  • Back Home in Indiana
  • Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
  • As Time Goes By

 

 

POP   

  • City of Stars
  • Midnight Cowboy
  • Margaritaville
  • Memory (from Cats)
  • Theme from M*A*S*H
  • Theme from “Cheers”
  • I Dont Know How to Love Him
  • Light My Fire
  • Nights in White Satin
  • Killing Me Softly
  • Candle in the Wind
  • A Time for Us
  • Tears in Heaven
  • Titanic
  • Chariots of Fire
  • Hymne/Gallo Wine theme
  • Stairway to Heaven
  • Apache
  • Ghost Riders in the Sky
  • Something Good
  • Happy Together
  • Alice’s Restaurant
  • As Tears Go By
  • Ashokan Farewell
  • Paint it Black
  • House of the Rising Sun
  • Turn Turn Turn
  • If I Were a Carpenter
  • Daydream
  • California Dreaming
  • If You’re Going to San Francisco
  • One Tin Soldier
  • Kind of a Hush
  • Top of the World
  • Delilah
  • Black Magic Woman
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Hotel California
  • Lyin’ Eyes
  • Always on my Mind
  • Under the Boardwalk
  • Once Upon a December
  • Walk Don’t Run
  • Jamming
  • Just the Two of Us
  • Classical Gas
  • The Medallion Calls (Pirates of the Caribbean)
  • Happy (from Despicable Me)
  • Nobody Does it Better
  • Black Hole Sun

BEATLES

  • If I Fell
  • Yesterday
  • Carry That Weight
  • Something
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • Girl
  • In My Life
  • Norwegian Wood
  • Follow the Sun
  • Imagine
  • Things We Said Today
  • Nowhere Man
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • Let It Be
  • A Hard Day’s Night
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  • Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

 

PATRIOTIC

  • Star Spangled Banner   ,
  • God Bless America
  • Battle Hymn of Republic
  • O Canada

 

LATIN            

  • Beseme Mucho
  • Perfidia
  • Adios Muchachas
  • Sway
  • Hernando’s Hideaway
  • Spanish Eyes
  • Caravan
  • Poinsiana
  • La Paloma
  • Maleguena
  • Maria Elena
  • El Choclo
  • Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina
  • La Cumparasita
  • Zorro’s Theme
  • Tico Tico
  • Guantanamera
  • La Bamba
  • Flamenco Moon
  • Flamenco Rumba
  • La Cucaracha
  • Lonely Bull
  • A Day in a Live of a Fool
  • El Cumbanchero
  • Impossible Dream
  • Black Magic Woman
  • Cieledo Lindo
  • Marina
  • Lambada
  • Under the Boardwalk
  • Delilah
  • La Sadunga

 

ITALIAN

  • Volare
  • More
  • Solo Mio
  • Return to Me
  • Godfather Waltz
  • Godfather Love Theme
  • I Have One Heart
  • Aldi La
  • Arrivaderci Roma
  • That’s Amore
  • Return to Sorrento
  • The Kiss Waltz
  • Guitarra Romano

 

CELTIC

  • Danny Boy
  • Star of County Down
  • Irish Eyes
  • Scarborough Faire
  • Greensleeves
  • Drunkin’ Gilligan
  • Irish Washerwoman
  • Waltzing Matilda
  • Christmas in Kilarney

 

GERMAN

  • Edelweiss
  • Wooden Heart
  • Blue Skirt Waltz
  • Tomorrow Belongs to Me
  • Merry Widow Waltz

 

FRENCH

  • Love is Blue
  • La Vie En Rose
  • La Bastringue
  • Dominique
  • Moulin Rouge
  • Under Paris Skies

 

BALKAN

  • Misirlu
  • Hsapico
  • Never on a Sunday
  • Fisherman’s Dance
  • Margo
  • Plava Oche
  • Macedonian Girl

 

MIDDLE EASTERN

  • Linda, Linda
  • Ay Ya Zayn
  • Bir Demit Yasmin
  • Mustafa

 

JEWISH

  • Erev Shel Shoshanin
  • Zemer Atek
  • Flatbush Waltz
  • Sunrise, Sunset
  • If I Were a Rich Man
  • Exodus

 

RUSSIAN

  • Moscow Nights
  • Kalinka
  • Dark Eyes
  • Troika
  • Meadowlands
  • Somewhere My Love
  • Once Upon a September

 

JAPANESE

  • Sukiyaki

 

CALYPSO

  • Yellow Bird
  • Jamaican Farewell
  • Day Oh
  • Marianne

 

HAWAIIAN

  • Blue Hawaii
  • Tiny Bubbles
  • Hawaiian War Chant

 

CLASSICAL

  • Theme from “Aranjuez”
  • Toreador Song
  • Habanera
  • Rigoletto
  • Trumpet Voluntary
  • Olympic Theme
  • Figaro’s aria
  • Papageno’s aria from “The Magic Flute”
  • Swan Lake
  • Fur Elise
  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • Ode to Joy
  • L’Arlesienne
  • Hall of the Mountain King
  • Marche Slav
  • Procession of the Sardars
  • Pachelbel’s Canon in D
  • Masterpiece Theatre theme
  • March of Marionettes
  • Minuet in G
  • Also Sprach Zarathusthra
  • Merry Widow Waltz
  • Vangelis’ Hymne
  • Classical Gas
  • Ave Maria
  • Downton Abbey theme
  • Jammin’
  • Just the Two of Us
  • White My Guitar Gently Weeps
  • I Shot the Sheriff
  • Lyin’ Eyes
  • City of Stars
  • Paint it Black
  • Let it Be
  • Stairway to Heaven
  • I Don’t Know How to Love Him
  • Under the Boardwalk
  • Satin Doll
  • I Love Paris
  • Beautiful
  • Bet Mir Bist du Schoen
  • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
  • Minor Swing Blues
  • Route 66
  • All Blues
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Fly Me to the Moon
  • Georgia on my Mind
  • St. Thomas
  • Summertime
  • Girl from Ipanema
  • Black Magic Woman
  • Oy Como Va
  • Europa
  • Sway
  • Flamenco Rumba
  • Cool Bossa
  • Black Orpheus
  • Echoes of Alhambra
  • Gujira from Cuba
  • Sultana Habanera
  • Beseme Mucho
  • La Bamba
  • Adios Muchachos
  • Lambada
  • Spanish Eyes
  • Perfidia
  • Delilah
  • Tequila
  • Chittara Romana
  • El Cumbanchero
  • Despacito
  • Hotel California
  • Guijira
  • La Isla Bonita
  • Light My Fire
  • Most Interesting Man
  • All of Me
  • Watermelon Man
  • Apache
  • Boogie Woogie
  • Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
  • My Favorite Things
  • Secret Agent Man
  • Sweet Caroline
  • Swinging Shepherd Blues
  • Yesterday
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • The Dock of the Bay
  • Everything’s Alright
  • Fire and Rain
  • Greensleeves
  • House of the Rising Sun
  • If You’re Going to San Francisco
  • Indiana
  • It’s Too Late
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • My Cherie Amour
  • Sleepwalk
  • Christmas holiday favorites