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John Behling

Jazz Guitarist from Chicago, IL Will travel up to 150 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 26 Reviews
  • 36 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2013
  • 5 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $300 per event

About Vendor

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John performs at clubs, festivals, corporate events, and weddings throughout the Midwest. He specialties include jazz standards, the guitar music of Latin America and Brazil, and classical guitar music, as well as beautiful arrangements of contemporary popular songs. Some of his career highlights include performances for President Clinton and President Obama, and performances at prestigious venues such as the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In addition to his work as a soloist, he performs with many groups including The Guitar Arts Duo, which specializes in swing era music, and the Brazilian jazz quartet, Rio Bamba. He has also worked with celebrities including Patti Page, Jay McShann, and Claude "Fiddler" Williams, and he has toured and recorded with award winning fiddler, Jeremy Kittel, and legendary banjo player, Clarke Buehling. John is an experienced and in-demand professional and his swinging jazz, elegant classical music, romantic ballads, and hip bossa novas will make your event a celebration to remember.

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Review by Laura L.

CelebrationReviewed on October 9, 2021From Bourbonnais, IL

John was very professional and prompt. Excellent guitarist. Everyone at my event was very impressed.

Review by Chris F.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on August 28, 2021From La Grange, IL

We were so lucky to find John Behling. He is a true musical professional . On time and on Key. John provided the perfect musical atmosphere for our intimate wedding reception. All of our guests were more than happy to listen to John`s smooth, classical guitar playing all night. 100% recommend John Behling.

Review by Teri L.

Private PartyReviewed on August 20, 2021From Chicago, IL

Superb performance—all our guests commented what an amazingly talented musician he is. John is extremely personable, professional and easy to work with. Will definitely hire him again. Thank you John!

John Behling:

Thanks Teri, I had a wonderful time playing for you and your family. I look forward to playing for you all again.

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Song List

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  • A Foggy Day | Gershwin/Gershwin
  • Adelita | Tárrega
  • Ain't Misbehaving | Fats Waller
  • All The Things You Are | Hammerstein/Kern
  • Almain | Cutting
  • Almost Like Being In Love | Lerner/Lowe
  • Alone Together | Dietz/Schwartz
  • Angel Eyes | Dennis/Brent
  • Autumn Leaves | Prévert/Cosma
  • Both Sides Now | Mitchell
  • Bridal Chorus | Wagner
  • Canon in D | Pachebel
  • Carioquinha | Garoto
  • Come Rain Or Come Shine | Mercer/Arlen
  • Dengoso | Pernambuco
  • Dindi | Jobim
  • Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans | De Lange
  • Don't Get Around Much Anymore | Ellington
  • East Of The Sun | Bowman
  • Emily | Mercer/Mandel
  • Everything Happens To Me | Adair/Dennis
  • Fantasia | A Mudarra
  • Georgia On My Mind | Carmichael/Gorrell
  • Gigue, Suie BWV 997 | Bach
  • Girl From Impanema | Jobim
  • God Bless The Child | HolidayHerzog
  • Have You Met Miss Jones | Rogers/Hart
  • Here Comes The Sun | Harrison
  • Here, There, And Everywhere | Lennon/McCartney
  • How Long Has This Been Going On? | Gershwin/Gershwin
  • I'm Old Fashioned | Mercer/Kern
  • I've Got A Crush On You | Gershwin/Gershwin
  • I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face | Lerner/Loewe
  • Isn't It A Pity? | Gershwin/Gershwin
  • It Could Happen To You | Burke/Van Huesen
  • Julia Florida | Barrios
  • Lagrima | Tárrega
  • Marieta | Tárrega
  • Meditação | Jobim
  • Misty | Garner
  • Moonlight In Vermont | Blackburn/Suessdorf
  • My Favorite Things | Rogers/Hammerstein
  • Nardis | Davis
  • Natalia | Lauro
  • O Choro De Juliana | Pereira
  • O Morro Nao Tem Vez | Jobim
  • Ojos Brujos | Leo Brower
  • On A Clear Day | Lerner/Lane
  • Over The Rainbow | Harburg/Arlen
  • Pennies From Heaven | Burke/Johnston
  • Prelude 1 | Villa-Lobos
  • Preludio, Suite BWV 997 | Bach
  • Scherzino Mexicano | Ponce
  • Softly As A Morning Sunrise | Hammerstein/Romberg
  • Sonata L. 483 | Scarlatti
  • Sons de Carilhões | Pernambuco
  • Stella By Starlight | Young
  • Up Jumped Spring | Freddie Hubbard
  • Various Holiday Classics
  • Wave | Jobim

Calendar

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Date Selected: 11/30/2021

Booked Events

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Upcoming Events

September 10, 2022 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL

Past Events

October 9, 2021 • Celebration
Sat12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Bourbonnais, IL
August 28, 2021 • Wedding Reception
Sat6:00 PM - 9:00 PM La Grange, IL
August 20, 2021 • Private Party
Fri6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago, IL
May 29, 2021 • Private Party
Sat6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Forest Park, IL
October 31, 2020 • Private Party
Sat6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago, IL
October 26, 2019 • Celebration
Sat4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Schaumburg, IL
August 24, 2019 • Community Event
Sat6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Chicago, IL
June 22, 2019 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Geneva, IL
October 6, 2018 • Holiday Party
Sat6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago, IL
September 8, 2018 • Wedding
Sat4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Naperville, IL
August 15, 2018 • Celebration
Wed7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Cedar Lake, IN
August 10, 2018 • Anniversary Party
Fri6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago, IL

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