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Planning an event? Need a bagpiper now? Call us now at (209) 345-8072 for a prompt an accurate quote.  

Our very competitive fees are based on the type of event, distanced traveled, number of performers, duration of event, waiting time, and other special request from our clients. We look forward to discussing your specific requests and wishes.

Our staff musicians are experienced in performing at weddings, birthday celebrations, anniversaries, memorials and celebrations of life services, graveside committals, Scottish and Irish Holidays and events, Patriotic and Veterans' events, Law Enforcement / Police / Firefighters / Public Safety events, graduations, commemorations, clan reunions, family gatherings or any other event that demands the finest music played in Great Highland Scottish Bagpipes and other selected instruments.  We stand ready to provide suggestions of musical selections, choices of Highland attire, customs and protocol, and any details specific to YOUR EVENT.

Honor, Celebrate and Commemorate in a distinct and elegant way - with an original composition dedicated and performed just for you.  Call us for more details.  


For a fast, accurate quote, please contact:


Dr. Raphael Pazo, Jr.

(209) 345-8072 (Mobile/Text/Message)


or by e-mail:



- info@californiabagpiper.com

- raphaelpazo@msn.com



When requesting an estimate or quote by email, please include the following information:

- Your full name, phone number(s), email

- Preferred contact time

- Date, time and location of event

-  Any special request


We look forward to talking to you about your next event.


We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions or would like more information about us and our services.  We appreciate your comments, ideas and recommendations.

You can reach us at:
Music of Elegance and Distinction
Dr. Raphael Pazo, Musical Director
322 Audubon Drive
Lodi, California  95240-6197

Phone: 1-(209) 345-8072
Or send us e-mail at: info@californiabagpiper.com



Serving the following cities and towns in California:  Lodi, Galt, Morada, Stockton, Manteca, Lathrop, Tracy, Lockford, Locke, Clements, Modesto, Sacramento, Davis, Placerville, Sutter Creek, Lincoln, Ripon, San Andreas, Jackson, Rio Vista, Dixon, Oakdale, Escalon, Vallejo, Vacaville, Angels Camp, French Camp, Salida, Turlock, Riverbank, Livermore, Dublin, Oakley, Lafayette, Martinez, Berkeley, Waterford, Atwater, Gustine, Newman, Patterson, Valley Springs, Altaville, Farmington, Grass Valley, Linden, Elk Grove, Murphys, Pioneer, Columbia, West Point, Volcano, Georgetown, Graeagle, Copperopolis, Strawberry, Pine Grove, Drytown, Isleton, Westley, Crows Landing, Brannan Island, Pittsburg, Antioch, Byron, Walnut Creek, Los Banos, Petaluma, Hayward, Novato,  Lincoln, Folsom, Natomas, Donner, Vacaville, Fairfield, Thornton, San Leandro, Hayward, San Lorenzo, Oakland, Richmond, Daly City, South San Francisco, Colma, Milbrae, San Bruno, Daly City,  San Mateo, Pacifica, Burlingame, Half Moon Bay, Aptos, Saratoga, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Bonny Doon, San Jose, Morganville, Gilroy, Santa Nella, Ben Lomond, Menlo Park, Stanford, Palo Alto, Martinez, Benicia, Mountain View, Union City, Auburn, Applegate, South Lake Tahoe, Stateline, San Rafael, Inverness, Tiburon, Sausalito, Burlingame, Alameda, Pollock Pines, Sonora, Wallace, Roseville, Rocklin, Newscasttle, Coloma, Colfax, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Napa, Winters, Yountville, Peters, Banta, Waterloo, Vernalis, Seaside, Salinas, Hollister, and others. 
Northern California Counties: Del Norte County, Siskiyou County, Modoc County, Trinity County, Yuba City, Woodland, Humboldt County, Shasta County, Lassen County, Tehama County, Plumas County, Mendocino County, Glenn County, Butte County, Sierra County, Nevada County, Yuba County, Placer County, Colusa County, Lake County, Sonoma County, Sutter County, Napa County, Yolo County, Marin County, El Dorado County, Solano County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Amador County, Calaveras County, Alpine County, Contra Costa County, San Mateo County, San Francisco City and County, Alameda County, Santa Clara County, San Benito County, Monterey County, Santa Cruz County, Stanislaus County, Tuolomne County, Merced County, Mariposa County, Mono County, Kings County, Madera County, Fresno County, Inyo County, Tulare County and others.
Serving All National Cemeteries / Veterans Cemeteries, including: San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, San Francisco National Cemetery, Golden Gate National Cemetery, Riverside National Cemetery, Bakersfield National Cemetery, Los Angeles National Cemetery.   Also available at other National Cemeteries upon request.

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Servicing All Northern California citites and counties

For your convenience, we now accept the following methods of secure online payment types: PayPal™ using your bank checking or savings account  (no PayPal account required), MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover Card or your Bank ATM Debit Card with a MasterCard or Visa Logo. 
Our online payment plan is a SECURED PAYMENT METHOD.  It automatically generates an invoice and receipt for your records, offers you PayPal's Customer Buying Protection Plan®,
and saves you the trouble of going to the bank and paying for a money order or cashier's check or having to withdraw cash.    
Take the burden of having to carry cash, money order or a cashier's check when "it's time to pay the piper."  Use our secure online payment service and have one less thing to worry about the date of your event.

Music of Elegance and Distinction

by Dr. Raphael Pazo, Highland Bagpiper 


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