Don Somerville - Pianist / Keyboardist - Calgary, Alberta

Don Somerville

Pianist / Keyboardist

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Also Performs As: Wedding Musician
Country: Canada
Based In: Calgary, Alberta
Performs: Worldwide
From: Negotiable - pending configuration
I play keys and serve as music director for Grammy Award winning AC Pop crooner Steve Archer. In addition, I've played the lead character of Benny for a high profile ABBA tribute act. Currently, I perform instrumentally and sing AC pop in more intimate settings.
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The ABBA show can be run in 45 minute segments or a full 90 minute show. It contains authentic covers of all the hits you would expect to hear. The Steve Archer duo show contains primarily west coast pop from the 70s and 80s with a smattering of big band crooner material thrown in for good measure a la Michael Buble' and Tony Bennett. I provide background vocals as well as play keys. My solo show is largely instrumental in nature - some would say hypnotic and filled with passion. It's presented in any number of segments ranging from 30 - 60 minute sets at a time.


As a producer, Don has successfully worked with Grammy Award winning artists and songwriters to produce some of the
most commercially accessible music of today - with a sound that is world class on every level. As an award winning
songwriter, Don brings to the table a creative diversity that’s reflected in a sampling of his co-writers over the years. He’s
found himself locking pens with Grammy Award - winning writers David Paich (Toto) and Bill Champlin (Chicago) in
addition to Dann Huff (Producer for Rascal Flatts/Keith Urban/Bon Jovi), Chris Eaton (Amy Grant/Janet ...

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I have performed in every context imaginable from festival stages to coffeehouses, cruise ships to corporate events, theatres, bars and churches to private house concerts. Whether in a group context, duo or solo I love to connect with every audience in a palpable way - doing everything in my power to make our experience together unforgettable.

Suitable for

Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Jewish Wedding Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions

Additional Information

Valid passport and work visa.

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