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Michael Delalla

Guitarist from Longmont, CO Will travel up to 500 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 36 Reviews
  • 70 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2008
  • 8 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $150 per event

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"One of the very best acoustic guitarists in the world....music of the most exquisite order." Matt Fink, All Music Guide Guitarist and composer Michael DeLalla's music is a delicious brew of traditional influences and classical, jazz, Celtic, World Music and folk stylings. A trained classical guitarist, he can bring a wide-reaching repertoire to any occasion, drawing on traditions worldwide. Weddings, corporate events and concert series are a specialty. Michael's longstanding reputation is built on his ability to communicate with first the client to establish the precise needs of the performance, then the audience with his solid and professional presentation. Michael also works with a number of other musicians, guitarists and other instrumentalists/vocalists, if you prefer a duo or trio configuration. FAQ about Michael DeLalla “I see you tour nationally—do you even consider small intimate affairs, like a backyard wedding?” MD: I most certainly do—in fact, I bring the same warm, engaging performance to your event that I do to the concert stage. We just need to coordinate our calendars. “We're a multi-national corporation that hosts an annual party for our international contingent. What could you do for our event?” MD: I have spent a professional lifetime exploring musical traditions found all over the world. With my compositions and arrangements for solo guitar (and voice, if you like—I also sing, in a few languages) you could expect to hear evocations of Japanese Koto to Celtic fiddle tunes to a Shona song for mbira to American jazz standards to ancient Breton songs to a homage to the middle-Eastern o'ud. “Could you bring a group?” MD: Depending on availability I have a large number of musical colleagues from whom I could put together a duo, trio or more. "Do you take requests?" I pride myself on constantly expanding my repertoire--that's often accomplished by the client requesting their special music. I'm happy to accommodate those requests. "Michael DeLalla's finger-style guitar genius is akin to that of Tony McManus … of a class of what I call the Unholy Triumvirate of the American Acoustic Guitar: David Bromberg, John Fahey, and Leo Kottke…a guitar guru…" The Greenman Review


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Review by Cheryl S.

EventReviewed on September 28, 2022From Aurora, CO

He was very personable. We have another building that was just renamed the AMP and think he would be a great fit to be in the lobby there for events.

Review by Rob A.

Christmas PartyReviewed on December 14, 2021From Denver, CO

Review by Coble T.

Club EventReviewed on December 11, 2021From Winter Park, CO

Michael was friendly & professional when entertaining our group for a festive winter evening. I would highly recommend hiring him for your functions. He exceeded all expectations with his terrific musical talents!

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  • Andante | Matteo Carcassi
  • Jesu Joy of Man's Desire | JS Bach
  • Prelude from Cello Suite 1 | JS Bach
  • Joropo | Luis Merlin
  • Fantasia | Alonso Mudarra
  • Guardame Las Vacas | Luis de Narvaez
  • Greensleeves | Traditional Renaissance
  • Canon in D | Pachalbel
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow/Wonderful World | arr by Izzy
  • Le Marchais du Malaucene | Michael DeLalla
  • Infinite Loops: See Loops, Infinite | Michael DeLalla
  • Lauren Grace | Michael DeLalla
  • Arise | Michael DeLalla
  • At Water's Edge | Michael DeLalla
  • Black Orpheus | Luis Bonfa
  • Round Midnight | Thelonius Monk
  • Dance Me to the End of Love | Leonard Cohen
  • Auld Lang Syne | Traditional
  • Ding!Dong!Merrily On High | Traditional
  • Christmas Day in the Morning | Traditional
  • Veni Emmanuel | Traditional
  • We 3 Kings | Traditional
  • O Come All Ye Faithful | Traditional
  • Winter Wonderland | Traditional
  • Merrily Kissed the Quaker | Traditional Celtic
  • Shebag and Shemore | Traditional Celtic
  • My Dearest Dear | Traditional Celtic
  • Danny Boy | Traditional Celtic
  • Wedding Song | Paul Stookey
  • Rocky Mountain High | John Denver
  • Annie's Song | John Denver
  • Rings | Leo Kottke
  • Fisherman's Blues | Waterboys
  • Because the Night | Patti Smith
  • Our Song | Joe Henry
  • You're not Alone | Mavis Staples
  • I'll Never Give It Up | Richard Thompson
  • Vincent Black Lightning | Richard Thompson
  • In My Life | Lennon & McCartney
  • When I'm 64 | Lennon & McCartney
  • Hallelujah | Leonard Cohen
  • Hero | Oliver Mtuzukundi
  • Linus & Lucy from a Charlie Brown Xmas | Vince Guaraldi
  • Summertime | George Gershwin
  • And countless more | by countless others


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Past Events

September 28, 2022 • Event
Wed11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Aurora, CO
December 14, 2021 • Christmas Party
Tue6:30 PM - 7:15 PM Denver, CO
December 11, 2021 • Club Event
Sat5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Winter Park, CO
October 16, 2021 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat4:00 PM - 4:45 PM Boulder, CO
October 2, 2021 • Wedding
Sat3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Estes Park, CO
August 28, 2021 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Boulder, CO
June 25, 2021 • Wedding Ceremony
Fri5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Littleton, CO
June 12, 2021 • Anniversary Party
Sat5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Brighton, CO
October 24, 2020 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Littleton, CO
May 30, 2020 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat3:30 PM - 5:30 PM La Veta, CO
September 22, 2019 • Wedding Ceremony
Sun4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Vail, CO
September 14, 2019 • Corporate Function
Sat7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Commerce City, CO

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