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Wedding in Brooklyn 2019
Photos and Videos
28 photos and 2 videos
General event / party,
Pop / top 40,
Rock / classic rock,
Jazz / Blues,
Read reviews that mention:
- Gilbert D.
James easily displayed his combination of skill, talent, and expertise at our event. He was highly responsive to our requests and proved that he could be versatile in a pinch. We wish him well on all of his future professional endeavors. We highly recommend him to anyone in need of a superbly trained violinist for their musical events or private functions.Jul 12, 2020VerifiedTeal Violin's reply
Thanks so much, Gilbert. I wish you both all the best!
- Zakeyah r.
James Teal was amazing, he followed my strict instructions to EVERY detail! He can do classic and modern/edgy! absolutely AMAZING! I will DEFINITELY book him again! 🙏🏾🔥🥰Jul 27, 2020Verified
- Raj S.
James was very nice!! I told him about the surprise proposal last minute.. he was very professional. With so munch little time I thought I was out of luck. Even with so much less time he saved the day. He recommended his friend to me who was available and did an amazing job! She said yes!Jun 25, 2020Verified
- Claudia B.
James did such a wonderful job! The music was perfect! My song for the entrance was amazing and everyone loved it! I highly recommend himAug 22, 2019Verified
- Jackie c.
James was excellent there is only 5 stars else I would give him more.. the crowd love him .. he did a marvelous job very professional well dress organize and his music wow wow wow ..Oct 26, 2020
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?My rate is $400/hour. A small gathering (wedding, proposal, dinner, etc) will be considered and the rate will be adjusted accordingly. I will also add a small travel fee of $0.80/mile to and from the location of your event. In the case of traveling to the city, I must charge for parking as well. A tip is ALSO appreciated at the end of the night :)
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I like to ask about your favorite songs. Then we find what the needs are for your event and create goals together based on those needs. Putting together set lists takes a lot of time, especially for performing live music along to a custom playlist. I also take into account the client's musical preferences and suggestions. Playing a musical instrument takes years and years of training/schooling, and performance experience to know what to play and when to play it.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Bachelor of music and years of performance experience.