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Jim and Sylvia Kalal

about jim and sylvia kalal

Jim & Sylvia Kalal are multifaceted guitarists with a very diverse playlist who have a life-long focus on many styles of music from Beethoven to Beatles. They travel to many far away places including resorts like The Greenbrier, White Sulpher Springs, WV., The Cloister, Sea Island, Ga., The Biltmore, Ca., San Francisco Parador, Granada, Spain, to name a few.
James Kalal
- Guitarist, Author, Recording Artist, Entertainer, Lutenist

To discover a guitarist who can win such praise for his command of the classics is rare; to discover a performer winning the same acclaim for his fresh and unique interpretation of today's music, is truly exceptional.

The career of E. James Kalal is exceptional. His multifaceted talent flows into many dimensions of music. The Akron Beacon Journal wrote a cover story about James Kalal with the caption of  “A Musician who is more than the sum of his music”. James Kalal has a global following of appreciative aficionados who enjoy and love his many diverse recordings.

Sylvia Kalal - Performances with the Cleveland Orchestra, world-class celebrity artists and at the First World Guitar Congress

Sylvia Kalal has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra on guitar, banjo and mandolin, also with the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Cleveland Jazz  Orchestra, world renowned bassist Rufus Reid and the famous Pop singer/recording artist Lou Rawls.

Jim & Sylvia have had remarkable venues in the past two years that have included well-known establishments in Northern Ohio like Marbella Club, Saucy Bistro, Cleveland Athletic Club, Catawba Island Yacht Club and other country clubs in the region. 

They are also regularly appearing in St. Augustine, FL and Sea Island, GA

To learn more about Jim & Sylvia Kalal, contact Marty Conn Entertainment at 216.849.3545.


Jim and Sylvia performing Bulerias


Jim & Sylvia Kalal
  International Children's festival
Hampton, Va


"James & Sylvia's music was exactly what I was looking for." ~ Rene Nyfeler, Director of Operations, Casa Monica Hotel, Augustine, Fla

"We have to say that Jim & Sylvia exceeded all of our expectations & were absolutely perfect for adding the unique & romantic flair to our wedding ceremony/reception. Our wedding was simple, but the choices we made for entertainment, location, food & decorations were completely magical! Jim & Sylvia were such lovely people to work with & they felt like family by the evening's end! I would recommend them wholeheartedly for any event! Their ability to incorporate different genres and personalities is an ultimate entertainment treat! Lovely, lovely people! Thank you both - we will never forget your contribution to our wedding day! We love you & wish you well!" ~
Avic C, Private Party , Hilton Head SC

"Jim and Sylvia were fantastic. They braved the windy 50 degree weather on the beach for our wedding and performed beautifully. I received numerous compliments from our wedding guests on their performance. I highly recommend them for weddings and any other type event." ~ Jessica W., Wedding Ceremony, Sarasota, Fla

"James Kalal is a distinguished and brilliant classical guitarist." ~ M.J. Albacete, Music Critic, Canton Repository

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