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Available for session work and Online Guitar Lessons        Open for live shows !



Private/Public Events, and Wedding Music Specialist

Israel Maldonado, San Diego musician, has been performing in and around hot spots in Southern California for more than 20 years.


His music can be heard in lounges, restaurants, resorts, and he can be hired to play weddings, private parties and corporate events.


Whether you are looking for a single, duo or trio act for a cocktail hour, a full band for a formal event or a fully equipped DJ for a dance, we will work together to create the perfect music for your event.


Israel Maldonado will set the mood, get your guests groovin' and make your event one to remember. 


Create the perfect music for your event!

Featured Services:

  • Weddings 

  • Private & Corporate Events

  • Music Lessons – Private and Semi-Private


Vocals include English, Spanish, and Portuguese or a combination of any of the three. You can also choose from any or all of the following styles: 

  • Classical Guitar 

  • Brazilian Samba 

  • Bossa Nova 

  • Bolero 

  • Cumbia 

  • Salsa 

  • Rock 

  • Blues 

  • Reggae








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Text or Call (858) 254-6625




Lightning in a Bottle 2017


Estancia la jolla

live guitar & vocals

poolside dj





  • Ceremony Guitar

  • Cocktail Hour Guitar and Vocals

  • Wedding Reception DJ

  • MC Service in English, Spanish, or Portuguese

"With over 20 years of experience performing and entertaining at weddings, I will work with you to ensure that your special occasion is enhanced with a beautiful soundtrack. I enjoy meeting couples and assisting with the music selections, as well as determining the key songs for all of the special moments during your special day.


I am available to help with all facets of your special day, starting with your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, and all or part of your wedding day events, including the ceremony, cocktail hour, dinner, and dance.


As a vocalist and classical guitarist, I can sing in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. As a DJ I will work with you to customize your playlist and, when requested, I can MC in whichever language you choose."