Alan Rigoletto is a talented musician who is driven by the extraordinary depth of music in all of its forms. Having studied jazz and classical guitar extensively as well as having developed a sincere philosophy about his musical approach, Alan blends emotion with precision perfectly, transforming any space into something uniquely personal, lively, and elegant. The sounds of Alan's playing and arrangements are perfect for turning an event into an experience.
Alan studied classical guitar at The College of New Jersey and Die Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt Germany, having also studied jazz guitar and arranging with international fingerstyle champion Mark Sganga. He also is a student of Hindustani classical vocals, performing world music, folk, and jazz on vocals. He has performed in 18 different countries at a wide variety of events, including pubs, clubs, weddings, festivals, and concert halls.
Because of the breadth of knowledge about many genres, including jazz, classical, Hindustani (North Indian), Middle Eastern, Spanish, Irish, Bossa Nova, rock, pop, country, and avant-garde music, Alan is able to meet any request for your event. He is also a very skilled arranger and is willing to work with his clients in order to fulfill all of their musical requests.
"Alan, I have never had anything go so perfectly to plan in my life. You were literally instrumental to the occasion and had a brilliant understanding of the sensitivity and the grandeur I aimed to achieve." - Alex and Jenny
"I think that a talented musician like Alan with a humbling attitude is a rare find and we couldn't have been happier with him!" - Susan and Brendan
"Every song you played was just perfect from the ceremony to the reception. We could not have asked for a better musician than you. Thank you for everything you did for us that day." - Molly and Ahmet
“It couldn't have been a better ceremony and I have you to thank for making the music absolute perfection...I would recommend you to anyone in a heartbeat!" - Trillion and Greg
"Alan was wonderful! He has great suggestions and listens to what you want. Our ceremony music was perfect and I would definitely recommend him to friends and family. ” Ellen and Anthony
"It was very easy liaising with Alan by email, and he was very accommodating of special requests including creating a guitar version of a song our daughters fiancée especially wanted . Our guests all commented on how much they enjoyed Alan's playing and how it set the scene for the occasion.” -Sarah and Terry
"Al is an incredibly talented guitarist who will work with you to play what you want...he's responsive, kind, he listens to your concerns & suggestions, and he is genuinely lovely to work with. I am so glad that we had him at our wedding!!” Holly and John
"Our wedding had a rustic feel in a converted winery barn, and the acoustic guitar sounded amazing. It really set the mood. I highly recommend his services!” Patti and Phillip
"Alan played guitar at my wedding ceremony in July and it could not have possibly been more perfect. He is as professional as they come and a true pleasure to be around, but what I cannot get over is just how amazing he is at the guitar." - Mark and Alexa
"Alan is self-contained and comes dressed in a tuxedo with his guitar and amplifier in hand. Once he begins to play, its magical! Our guests loved him and so did we! We highly recommend Alan for any event and look forward to using his services again in the future." -Annette and Chris
"Before our wedding, I had given Alan a few suggestions of songs that I would like played, and they were songs he was not familiar with. He emailed me promptly back and thanked me for allowing him to learn some new songs. He even sent me a recording of the processional songs so that I could hear them before the wedding." - Ali and Zak
"My husband and I met with him almost a year prior and he was a true professional. He was a pleasure to work with and truly an amazing guitarist. His music is so beautiful, I can listen to it all day." - Katie and Cody