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Arthur West - Pianist / Singer | Manchester, North of England

(4 Reviews)5.0
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Manchester, North of England
Performs: Worldwide
Fees: £300.00
Pianist/Vocalist with a unique sound and stage presence: upbeat boogie woogie, intermingled with smooth lounge jazz, trad jazz, stride piano; as well as bespoke pop covers. Experience: pubs, piano bars, hotels, weddings & other prestigious venues - solo & band
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My name is Arthur West, and my credentials are: that I have been playing music for a long time, and loving music for a long time.
I perform as a solo pianist/vocalist as well as an arranger/band leader. This encompasses a range of styles catered to suit your venue.
Depending on your requirements, my act can open with dazzling boogie woogie, rock & roll moving to heartfelt ballads and singalongs, and even showy stride piano.
For a more laid back evening, I can provide solo piano, covering a multitude jazz standards and other sophisticated cocktail sounds.
I aim to become one of the co ...

Set-List

Please get in touch for full PDF or WORD.doc copies of my repertoire. Please see a summary below.
Best regards,
Arthur.
Jazz
(20+ Jazz standards and swing tunes: Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Tony Bennett, Count Basie)
Blues
(20+ solo and vocal blues songs: Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Dr John, Ray Charles and more)
Trad-Jazz
(20+ traditional jazz tunes: Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James and more)
Rock & Roll/Boogie Woogie
(20+ boogie songs with and without vocals: Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, Elvis, Big Joe Turner)
Stride Piano
(10+ Stride arrangements ...

Biography

Taking up the piano merely as a hobby, self taught. Within 3 years I was offered a solo piano night to play 3 sets of 45 minutes improvised background music. Following this I was offered to play weddings, pubs, piano bars and hotels, leading to my career in music.
In 2012 I lived a personal dream, playing the piano for my musical hero Jools Holland backstage at Sheffield City Hall.
I've recently studied some of The USA's leading jazz and blues pianists in Chicago and New Orleans to add more sounds to my repertoire.
Currently, I play private & public gigs across the UK, in a variety ...

Reviews     (4 Reviews)

Arthur West - Pianist / Singer - Manchester, North of England Event Location: Thunderbridge 26th March 2018
Arthur you really made the day with lovely music throughout! Would recommend you for every wedding!
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Arthur West - Pianist / Singer - Manchester, North of England Event Location: Thunderbridge 24th March 2018
You were amazing as always and all the guests loved your playing and your set and you!! Thanks for coming and making the day extra special xx
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Arthur West - Pianist / Singer - Manchester, North of England Event Location: Manchester 20th July 2017
Thank you so much for playing at our wedding, and on such short notice! Everybody loved you guys, and if you need me to reccommend you, Neil can put you forward. :). (Also thanks for letting me sing my song). x Love, Michelle
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Experience

My experience includes regular work at the following event types:
UK Pubs
Bars
Piano Bars
Restaurants
Wedding Receptions
Wedding Breakfasts
Wedding (playing while walking down the aisle)
Local Music Festivals
Church meet up groups
Hotels
Private Parties
Student events

Previous Clients

The Cheadle Hulme Pub (Manchester UK) Resident Pianist
Cabin 5150 (Macclesfield, UK) Resident Pianist
The Wizard (Alderley Edge, UK) Resident Pianist
NB Productions (Macclesfield, UK) Puppeteer Musical Keyboardist
Matt n Phreds (Manchester UK) Regular blues night pianist
Old King's Head (Macclesfield, UK) Summer festival after party pianist
Collingham Real Ale Festival (Leeds UK) Pianist/Vocalist
Poynton Beer Festival (Poynton, UK) Pianist Vocalist
Scarcroft Golf Club (Leeds UK) Pianist/Vocalist
Cask and Kiln (Manchester, UK) Jam night Host/Pianist
The Church Inn (Manchester, UK) ...

Suitable for

Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Bar Mitzvah Bat Mitzvah Gala Dinners Jewish Weddings After Dinner Entertainment.

Additional Information

Insured for Public Liability (Includes up to 5 additional band members)
CRB Checked
Equipment can be provided if necessary: Roland 300NX Stage Piano, StagePAS400w PA.
Can be hired for Solo Piano, or Piano with vocals

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