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A highly varied repertoire of classic popular styles: Swing and ballads, rhythm and blues and rock a
Will perform special requests with notification prior to an event.
Can provide a diverse variety of jazz and swing small groups.
Alec is a versatile, talented young pianist who specialises in the classic ballads and well-known swing numbers from the Great American Songbook. His extensive repertoire can be tailored to suit a variety of corporate and private functions. For a mellow, relaxing and sophisticated background ambience, Alec can perform the cool and classy hits of Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole, and he adds the perfect touch of romance to wedding receptions with the lyrical ballads of Gershwin and Cole Porter. When an upbeat mood is required, he will play a swinging, toe-tapping selection of Jools Holland-inspired boogie-woogie and rhythm and blues numbers. For larger functions, Alec can provide the ideal line-up of musicians to fit the occasion (piano can be augmented with a mixture of vocals, saxophone/trumpet, guitar, bass and drums), and is always happy to discuss individual requirements with clients prior to events.
A classically-trained pianist, Alec has studied jazz performance with some of Britain’s premier musicians, including renowned pianist John Taylor, and is a graduate of Leeds College of Music, where he was recipient of the Fame Academy award for promising new talent.
Duo: Piano + vocals or instrumental piano + horn (saxophone or trumpet)
Trio: Piano + vocals + saxophone or instrumental piano + bass + drums.
Can provide a relaxing background solo piano set for early dinner or drinks reception, followed by ensemble with vocals for later on.
For smaller venues and solo performances, digital piano is amplified through portable speaker. For larger venues and performances with vocals, provide 2 x 600 watt speakers with stands, microphones, mixing desk and monitor.
North East based and will travel to these areas: Midlands, North East, North West.
Saw you in Marks and Spencers and really enjoyed your set.
‘Thanks for the fantastic music … you made the afternoon very special … we’d love you to perform for us again next year.’
‘Beautiful playing … especially liked My Funny Valentine, one of our all-time favourites.’
‘Thanks a million for playing for us yesterday, you went down a storm!’
Boodles Tennis; Brown’s of Leeds; Candlelighters Trust; Harlow Carr Gardens, Harrogate; Harvey Nichols; Hollingthorpe Hall, Colton; Kyte Hotel, Darrington; Loch Fyne Restaurant; NSPCC; The Wardrobe, Leeds; Various private and corporate functions and weddings.
Up to £495
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.)