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George Pjevach

Guitar Player, Singer, Songwriter, smooth jazz, folk, adult contemporary. Music, more than a beat!

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After thirty-eight years in the music business veteran guitar player and vocalist George Pjevach is as seasoned and professional as it can get.
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin he studied at the University of WI and Belmont College in Nashville, TN. music and business. George started playing lounges and restaurants in 1976.

In 1982 he created a 4 piece pop and dance group and toured the US playing Holiday and Ramada Inns, Radisson Hotels just to name a few, plus a few trips to Las Vegas.

1984 brought a change of life when George moved to Nashville, TN. There he immediately started playing at the world famous Opryland Hotel as a house musician. That job led to studio musician where George created and performed on songwriter demos. This level of the business opened the door for George to play guitar and sing backup for stars like Johnny Tillotson, Little Jimmy Dickens, Shelly West and others. George has also written several TV and radio Jingles and the theme song for comedian Jackie Mason. But wanting to do what was in his heart he went back on the road where eventually he met his wife, Gwenn. They formed a successful duo and had their first child on the road. When George Junior, their second child was born George Sr. decided it was time to get off the road and give his children a more stable life. It was then they moved to Las Vegas.

George performed in Las Vegas full time since 1993 at Casinos such as The Sands, The Luxor, Desert Inn, Tropicana, Belagio, Sam’s Town and many others.
In May of 2000 George moved back to Wisconsin to raise his children in one of the finest family atmospheres in America. Then onto Orlando Florida where he and his family currently live, work and play. source: http://www.reverbnation.com/georgepjevach

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