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  • Bagpiper from Durham, NC
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138 Reviews for J.V. Hudson

Review by Mindy M.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on June 8, 2012From Nags Head, NC

He was very much on time and ready to go well before the time he was scheduled to play. He surprised my groom and family by coming down to the beach and playing and then playing for some at our cocktail hour. It was an awesome day and he put the icing on the cake for our ceremony! Thank you so much...would highly recommend him.

Review by Susie G.

WeddingReviewed on June 1, 2012From Winston Salem, NC

prompt, professional, looked great, talented

Review by Michael P.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on May 26, 2012From Asheville, NC

Awesome bagpiper! J.V. made a huge impact with our guests when he walked into our wedding reception in full-dress playing "Scotland the Brave". He plays an incredibly well tuned bagpipe (including some pretty difficult tunes) and has the most beautiful Scottish attire. We hired J.V. to play background music before our wedding and to do a few songs during our reception, and not only was the music outstanding, but J.V. is such a wonderful guy! So easy to work with, and just a easy-going, laid-back person. We would recommend him 100% to anyone who is looking for a truly professional bagpiper. Thanks so much, J.V.!!

Review by Pat M.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on April 28, 2012From Wilmington, NC

He was great

Review by Bob D.

FuneralReviewed on December 28, 2011From Chapel Hill, NC

Mr. Hudson was prompt, thoughtful and thoroughly professional. The family was deeply grateful for his services.

Review by Denise A.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on October 8, 2011From Chapel Hill, NC

J.V. was a lovely addition to our wedding ceremony. We had several people who attended who are let's just say very aware of what good pipes are and they were all extremely pleased. My husband and I were as well and we'd hire him again in a heartbeat. J.V. was our sole musician for the ceremony and he had great suggestions. He got back to me right away which is sort of needed when you're having to prepare and take care of endless details for an event. Thank you J.V. for your professionalism and experience!

Review by Randy L.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on September 10, 2011From Banner Elk, NC

Mr. Hudson arrived well before the wedding and was fantastic to talk, and answered all of my boring questions. His talent and professionalism exceeded my expectations. I would recommend him to anyone. Thanks

Review by Meagan M.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on August 6, 2011From Raleigh, NC

Mr. Hudson played beautifully!! Everyone loved his music before and after the ceremony. Thank you!

Review by Melinda D.

Church ServiceReviewed on May 29, 2011From Durham, NC

JV stayed in touch through this whole process. Accomodated our uniform request and even attended rehearsal the Thursday before the scheduled set. His uniform was polished and sharp and he really helped create the moment we hired him for! THANKS J.V. for making the Memorial Day Tribute...Memorable!

Review by Harmon S.

Church ServiceReviewed on May 26, 2011From Durham, NC

Mr. Hudson was fantastic. He did a memorial service for my mother and we could not have asked for a better performer and person. Very professional and personable. After the service he offered to play more music than we had initially asked for. I would absolutely use Mr. Hudson again. He was awesome!!!

Review by Mark C.

FestivalReviewed on April 15, 2011From Durham, NC

Review by Lucy T.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on April 30, 2011From Warrenton, NC

He was awesome!

Review by Thomas G.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on April 9, 2011From Stokesdale, NC

Outstanding. Really added something to the wedding. Recommend him for any event.

Review by Joyce A.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on March 26, 2011From Raleigh, NC

JV was a wonderful addition to my daughter's wedding! He was punctual for both reahearsal and day of wedding. He was extremely personable and his experience with the bag pipes was outstanding. I would recommend JV Hudson for your wedding or any other occasion that you may need.

Review by Erin E.

Saint Patrick's Day PartyReviewed on March 17, 2011From Greensboro, NC

Review by Lynn W.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on March 19, 2011From Oriental, NC

JV was wonderful! He is very knowledgeable and easy to get along with. Our guests loved him! He answered many questions and got along with everyone! I would highly recommend JV to anyone! I am sure he will be invited back to Oriental!

Review by Sean M.

FuneralReviewed on February 19, 2011From Chapel Hill, NC

Having Jerry play at our fathers memorial service was wonderful. I have to admit that parts of the ceremony were a blur because of the emotions at such an event, but Jerry's presence was a great addition and everyone there commented on it. Jerry is not only a consummate professional, showing up early and staying late, but he was there in spirit was well. He made sure we were comfortable/happy with what he was going to be playing without 'overburdening' the family at a difficult time. I would gladly recommend his services without reservation Thank you Jerry, Sean

Review by Doris S.

Community EventReviewed on January 1, 2011From Wake Forest, NC

We can not thank Mr. Hudson enough for his performance and overall friendliness. He made our neighborhood New Years First Footing a tremendous success. His personality and ability to fit in like family was super. Our daughter published a short video on u tube and we have had over 145 hits on it. We hope he will be available to join us next year and to become a part of our traditon of celebrating this Scottish celebration. Thank you to Gigmasters for helping us find Mr. Hudson.... Doris, Charlie Sheen and Family PS Several of the adults had to leave the room for the second part....The tears were flowing. His performance brought back memories. He is great!

Review by James S.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on October 23, 2010From Madison, NC

He was happy to work with changes to our song list right up until about a day before the event. He also paid close attention to matching his outfit to the event parameters. J.V. showed up well before the event and was more than happy to do everything we asked him to. Our choir director (ex local high-school band leader) commented on J.V.'s skill level and has asked me how to get in touch with him for other events. He must have done an excellent job because our choir director is VERY picky about his music. Overall, I was really impressed with everything J.V. did for us. James

Review by Debbie And Michael M.

Anniversary PartyReviewed on September 10, 2010From Greensboro, NC

Review by Karen L.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on September 11, 2010From Camden, SC

Mr. Hudson and his bagpipes added a special flair to my daughter's wedding procession. He was delightful and I would highly recommend him for any event!

Review by Nicole G.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on June 18, 2010From Durham, NC

JV was fabulous! He truly made our wedding ceremony unique & special! He arrived early, and is very professional and friendly to work with. He was prompt in returning phone calls or emails, and willing to meet in person as well. He is just great overall, and we are so thankful that we found him!

Review by Mary H.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on May 29, 2010From Greensboro, NC

We were so very pleased to have J.V. Hudson play the bagpipes at our wedding. He is so talented, kind, on-time and accomodating. We highly recommend him!

Review by Jesica C.

Saint Patrick's Day PartyReviewed on March 17, 2010From High Point, NC

Review by Michael D.

Church ServiceReviewed on February 21, 2010From Winston Salem, NC

Mr. Hudson was amply early, so I had zero concerns about whether he'd make it, coming some distance. He was prompt and clear in his communications prior to the event, and our somewhat complex event came off perfectly. I would gladly use him again. Bravo!