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Sophisticated and stylish jazz singer and pianist
Varied line-up from solo to quintet. As a singer/pianist, you can have an extra instrument without t
Extensive list of classic jazz standards
Singer/pianist Ruth Applin, has a wealth of experience performing at all types of venues, from top hotels and restaurants to weddings, corporate functions and events and private parties.
She has played at many notable venues throughout the capital, including The Ritz Hotel, The Lanesborough, The Spice of Life. Ruth has also appeared at festivals and venues throughout the UK including Manchester Jazz Festival and West Buckland Festival to great acclaim, aswell as in Europe.
Her rich vocals and sensitive piano-playing are reminiscent of the great singer/pianists like Nat ĎKingí Cole, Nina Simone and Diana Krall, and have entertained audiences around the UK, providing anything from an intimate background ambience, to a more upbeat swing style for a party atmosphere.
Ruth began her professional career after graduating from the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where she was able to work with notable musicians such as Pete Churchill, Lee Gibson, Tina May, Anita Wardell and Norma Winstone.
Ruth and her band of first-class musicians, can provide a bespoke ensemble according to the requirements of the occasion. She can perform solo vocals/piano, through to a duo, trio, quartet or quintet. Typical instrumentation could include any combination of Ruthís piano and vocals with saxophone, guitar, double bass and drums.
Performing her own unique arrangements of great standards from Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, including Ratpack, Swing, Ballad and Bossa Nova styles, Ruth and her band are guaranteed to add sophistication and style to any event.
A variety of line-ups are available
Solo - vocals/piano
Duo - vocals/piano with saxophone or double bass
Trio - vocals/piano with double bass and saxophone or guitar or drums
Quartet - vocals/piano with saxophone, double bass, and guitar or drums
Quintet - vocals/piano with saxophone, double bass, guitar, drums
Ruth has a high quality electric piano and PA system that has provided the sound for events attended by up to 200 people.
South East based and will travel to these areas: South East.
Fantastic singer with a warm sultry voice.Ruth accompanies herself beautifully.
"Brilliant Rick, spot on, client was well happy. Thanks very much
Events Organiser March 29 2011
"a most wonderful, sublime and stimulating jazz programme...She has a chocolate brown beautiful and relaxing voice that is a pleasure to listen to ... for ages!! If you are looking for a genuine star performer Ruth's voice has a maturity well beyond her young age and her piano playing is a delight."
Chairman, West Buckland Festival
Various private clients for weddings, parties and functions
£500 to £795
The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.
Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.
(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)
Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.
Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.
(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)