Acoustic guitarist Marcus Ford, has been performing across the UK for the past two decades and is a well known face on the Scottish music scene.
As well as playing in a number of ensembles including the Ritz Trio, Marcus regularly performs as a solo guitarist for
- Wedding Ceremonies & Drinks Receptions
- Corporate Events
- Solo Recitals
Whilst his influences come from the jazz genre, he has a broad spectrum of music interests. This can be seen in his repertoire of arrangements which include everything from the Beatles, Sting and Adele to Louis Armstrong, Gershwin and Carpenters!
If you are looking for an acoustic wedding guitarist in Scotland, then consider have one of most accomplished solo guitarists Marcus Ford to perform his specially selected repertoire, which is sure to help to make your event unique and memorable.
He has played at some of the most prestigious venues in Scotland including Edinburgh and Stirling Castles, Hopetoun House, One Devonshire Gardens, Balbirnie House, Former Royal Yacht Britannia, The Balmoral and Gleneagles Hotel. Internationally he has performed in Italy, Germany, Switzerland and China.
The popularity of the guitar makes it the perfect wedding ceremony and reception instrument. Being atmospheric and romantic it creates the perfect ambiance for a wedding in Scotland. The equipment used is discreet and highly flexible meaning Marcus is able to switch between rooms, for example following on from the ceremony within no time at all he can be set up and playing over the drinks reception if required.
A typical booking scenario for a wedding ceremony can involve music before the vows, drinks afterwards and/or the breakfast. Even music for the walk down the aisle can be included. Marcus will be happy to discuss this with clients to ensure that personal tastes and wishes are catered for in planning stages.
Guitar & Violin For Wedding Ceremonies
Marcus sometimes works with a violinist for wedding ceremonies and drinks receptions. The Duo are able to play the most often asked for wedding ceremony pieces such as Thousand Years, (C.Perri), Air on a G String, Ave Maria and Pachelbel’s Canon in D.
He is happy to discuss arranging music specifically for each wedding, so please do ask if there is something special you want played.
A SET LIST WITH VARIETY SURE TO PLEASE MOST TASTES!
Take a look at this set list which highlights just a few of the many songs Marcus Ford is able to play. If there is something that you would especially like played please ask as this may be something Marcus can perform for you and your guests with notice.
Marcus Ford Acoustic Guitarist Set List HERE
MARCUS FORD ACOUSTIC GUITARIST AUDIO SAMPLES
Marcus Ford also writes his own music, here is a tune called “Strange Times” which was written during the COVID pandemic in 2020.
Gtr – Marcus Ford – Keyboard – Steve Hamilton Double Bass – Andy Mitchell
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