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It's The Ivie-Meziere-Trio @ Trexler Farm! - February 5, 2016

It's The Ivie-Meziere-Trio 7:00 - 9:30 Saturday, Feb. 6th, 2016
WOOD, WINE, AND FUN @ Trexler Farm!
20146 Ferry Road SE
Stayton Oregon 97383

It's The IVIE MEZIERE ACOUSTIC TRIO with special guest John Pounds on bass and vocals..
One of the few Oregon blues bands that will knock your socks off and they're local. Orvil and Garry Hail from Salem and their performances are legendary. Two Really Fine guitar players that sing as well as they play.
This is a don't miss it show and will sell out. The Buffet starts at 5:00 PM (extra charge for this, call 503-859-4488 dinner reservations and price). Doors open at 6:30 PM. Showtime is 7:00 PM. Tickets are $15.00 and available online at .

Book Orvil for your party - July 19, 2012

Orvil is available for House parties, Backyard BBQ’s, Birthdays, Weddings, Festivals, Night clubs — you name it!

Small gatherings – Orvil solo or The Orvil Ivie duo with either percussionist or another guitarist
Large parties - The Ivie-Meziere Band (with Garry Meziere) four or five pieces
For Booking, contact Orvil at:

Live music! - July 15, 2012

Live music - The best way to spend your entertainment budget

By hiring a professional musician you'll give your event an added edge. There’s nothing more fun and memorable than seeing your guests enjoy themselves. When you have a musician, the mood of the moment can be changed as appropriate.
Give your guests the enjoyment of a unique music --NOT the same old standards.
As the guests arrive - soft background music works best so your guests can mingle. When there is a lull moment here and there, upbeat music to can get the crowd going again.
Book early! As soon as you know the date of your event, Orvil’s weekends get booked fast so you want to make sure to book your date.
Booking information for live entertainment in Willamette Valley call: 503-363-7188

Contemporary Smooth Jazz Duo Orvil Ivie with Latin percussion!

Variety ambient music for your event - July 13, 2012

Orvil can supply your establishment with the perfect live music experience as a solo guitarist or Duo with a Latin percussionist(or duo with another guitarist).
The nylon & steel string acoustic guitar is perfect for performing Contemporary Jazz & variety ambient music. He uses state of the art high-tech laptop-sequenced background tracks & Loop station accompaniment.

If you are considering live music please select me as an option, my pricing is very reasonable. Select music (on the left) and listen to some contemporary music samples.
Best regards,

Guitarist Orvil Ivie
Phone: 503.363.7188

Client feedback - June 19, 2012

Client feedback from World Forestry Center event (Orthopedic Surgeon association):

Orvil was very professional, contacted me right away with info on music and any requests that I had. The entire group enjoyed the music!!! I would definitely use them again.
Stacy W,
6/14/2012, Private Party, Portland, OR

Blues - Contemporary Jazz - July 12, 2011

If you're into Blues & Contemporary Jazz we have a package for you - playing as a single (Orv solo), duo (with Garry Meziere) or trio (with precession or Bass)!

We can play soft enough for an outside gig or setup inside, either way it's always more fun with live music!
Please give me a call 503-363-7188 or send an email


Orv ;-)

From the Salem summer in the city website! - August 14, 2010

The Ivie/Mezziere Band performs blues, rock, swing, and contemporary guitar and both Orvil and Garry are highly requested and respected guitarists, considered top in the Northwest.
From the Salem summer in the city website!

Orvil is performing as a solo act - March 29, 2009

In addition to the band (The Ivie/Meziere band) and the acoustic duo with Garry Meziere, Orvil is performing as a solo nylon string guitarist featuring "Contemporary Jazz" music (with MIDI backing tracks)!

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