Jim Falbo (classical/romantic acoustic guitarist)

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About Jim Falbo (classical/romantic acoustic guitarist)

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Jim Falbo is an accomplished and eclectic Twin Cities based guitarist with over 20 years of experience in his craft. Jim is the winner of the 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015 WeddingWire.com Couples' Choice Awards for ceremony musician. He has studied with renowned guitarists and musicians and is a member of the Minnesota Guitar Society and also the Guitar Foundation of America. He enjoys playing in ceremonies, cocktail hours, and reception dinners throughout the Twin Cities. Aside from weddings, he is a performer in various events throughout the Twin Cities and upper midwest including music halls, corporate events, historical mansions, museums, and outdoor bandshells. His recordings have been featured on 99.5 classical MPR and 88.5 Jazz FM throughout Minnesota.

Jim's repertoire is extensive and includes classical/romantic European (Bach, Mozart, Schubert, etc) Spanish, Latin American, Brazilian, pop classics, and contemporary music. He incorporates the right pieces into each wedding whether it be traditional or non-traditonal. Acoustic fingerstyle guitar is also something he excels at and he enjoys playing contemporary tunes from the Beatles, Neil Young, and Stevie Wonder. Some popular contemporary artists in his repertoire include Jack Johnson, Fleetwood Mac, John Legend, Sara Bareilles, Christina Perri, and John Mayer among many others. Song requests and guitar transcriptions are his specialty. He has transcribed music for solo guitar from many diverse artists including Elvis Presley, the Beach Boys, The Jackson Five, Jason Mraz, Stevie Wonder, and many more. Keeping bridal parties happy is his number one priority and he works directly with each party to meet their demands.

Visit www.jimfalboguitar.com for videos, and song samples.

Here is a youtube video of a popular wedding selection Jim has transcribed for guitar: Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling In Love"

___ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9d_J8KbN9Y

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Frederick Shaw · Married on 11/18/2018

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    What a night!

    There aren't enough superlatives to describe Jim and his skills: Mad skills, very easy to work with, flexible, and able to hit a curveball; we wanted to add a song not in his repertoire and - on very short notice - Jim was able to accomodate us. Jim made our night positively magical, and I cannot recommend him highly enough.

    Sent on 12/09/2018

    Jim Falbo (classical/romantic acoustic guitarist)'s reply:

    Thanks Frederick! Enjoyed playing all the great tunes you requested. Anyone who selects Bach, Dire Straits, Mozart, The Eagles, and the Beach Boys for ceremony/cocktail hour music has good taste in music!
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    Alysha Engelson · Married on 09/23/2018

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    Great to work with!

    Jim was an absolute pleasure to work with! He has extensive experience and a ton of great ceremony, cocktail and reception options. Jim was also very helpful while picking out music and made our ceremony so special! I would highly recommend him :)

    Sent on 12/05/2018

    Jim Falbo (classical/romantic acoustic guitarist)'s reply:

    Thanks for the kind words Alysha. It was a pleasure to be a part of your wedding. So glad the weather was perfect, and the location made my job easier. Wish you and yours the best!
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    Kelsey Coenen · Married on 09/08/2018

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    Fantastic Choice!

    Jim was simply the best! He was so easy to work with and wanted to ensure our wedding was personalized and exactly how we envisioned it. When I wasn't able to find a song I liked for my bridal walk from his extensive list of songs, he suggested I find a song I loved and he would learn it! It was perfect :)

    Sent on 12/05/2018

    Jim Falbo (classical/romantic acoustic guitarist)'s reply:

    Hi Kelsey,

    Pleasure working with you and Kyle. Really happy to be a part of your wedding! Wish you both the best.

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

Jim Falbo (classical/romantic acoustic guitarist) FAQ

  • What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music? $ 375.00
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package? $ 375.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package? Ceremony Music, Learn New Songs, Microphones, Sound/PA System
  • What ceremony music arrangements can you provide? Instrumental - Solo
  • How many musicians are in your band(s)? 1 - 3
  • What instruments does your group play? Guitar
  • What services do you provide? Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Learn New Songs, Microphones, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Rehearsal Dinner Music, Sample Performances, Sound/PA System

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1 Endorsement

  • Judge Tom Armstrong
    Judge Tom Armstrong Wedding Officiants

    Jim Falbo is a great musician. He plays well and sounds fantastic. Jim knows all about weddings. We have worked together many times. I'm always happy to see Jim at a ceremony. I make it a point to talk to the musicians and go over the ceremony details. Jim is pleasant and competent. He is easy to work with and has a wide repertoire of musical selections. I enjoy listening to him play - it's one of the benefits of performing weddings. His experience and professionalism are evident in all he does. I highly recommend him.

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