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