Philip Dent - Solo Guitarist | Finsbury Park, London
Based In: Finsbury Park, London
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I am a guitarist with 23 years professional experience.
I have played in duos/trios with both female and male vocalists and instrumentalists in pop/rock/folk/jazz styles.
I currently play in a duo with a female vocalist/guitarist and also in a trio with 2 male vocalists and instrumentalists.
I often do solo gigs in art galleries and restaurants playing a mixture of acoustic finger-style pieces, some classical and some pop.
I also play solo gigs singing and playing popular covers in different styles.
I play electric guitar in a covers/function band which plays popular dance songs from th ... e last 50 years.
I also play bass guitar in an original band as well.
PHILIP DENT - REPERTOIRE LIST
Can’t Buy me Love, Help, Saw her standing there, Norwegian Wood, Blackbird, Here Comes the Sun, Ticket to Ride, I am the Walrus, (Beatles)Angie, Satisfaction, Brown Sugar, Dead Flowers, Wild Horses, (Rolling Stones)Don’t look back in anger, She’s electric, Wonderwall, Live Forever, Champagne Supernova, (Oasis)Mrs Robinson, The Boxer, Feeling Groovy, (Simon and Garfunkel)The Lazy Song, Count on me, (Bruno Mars) Moon dance, Brown eyed girl, (Van Morrison) Billy Jean (Michael Jackson) Message in a bottle, So Lonely, Can’t stand losing you (Police) We ... ather with you, Don’t Dream it’s over, (Crowded House) 500 Miles, Sunshine on Leith (Proclaimers) Friday I’m in Love, Boys don’t Cry (Cure) Teenage Dirtbag, A little Respect (Wheatus) Oliver’s Army, Peace Love and Understanding (Elvis Costello) Under the Bridge, Californication (Red Hot Chilli Peppers) Stuck in the middle with you (Stealers Wheel) Sloop John B (Beach Boys) Stray Cat Strut (Stray Cats) Theme from Cheers (Gary Portnoy) Friends Theme tune (The Rembrants) I only wanna be with you (Dusty Springfield) Fast Car, Revolution, Baby Can I hold you (Tracy Chapman) Price Tag (Jessie J) Summer Breeze (Isley Brothers) Knock on Wood (Ami Stewart) Ziggy Stardust (David Bowie) Faith (George Michael) Happy Together (The Turtles) I Want you to want me (Cheap Trick) Wichita Lineman (Glen Campbell) Happy (Pharell Williams) Happy Hour (Housemartins)
Free bird, Sweet Home Alabama, (Lynard Skynard) Layla, (Eric Clapton) Smoke on the water (Deep Purple) Highway to Hell (ACDC) Stairway to Heaven, (Led Zepplein) Sweet Child of mine (Guns and Roses) Don’t Stop me now, We are the Champions (Queen) I predict a riot (Kaiser Chiefs) Sultans of Swing (Dire Straits) Hey Joe, Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix) American Idiot, Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Green Day) Different Drum (Lemonheads) Another Girl another Planet (The Only ones) Long Train Running (Doobie Brothers) Summer of 69, Run to You (Bryan Adams)
Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton) More than words (Extreme) I don’t wanna talk about it (Rod Stewart) Time after time (Cindy Lauper) Fragile (Sting) Alison (Elvis Costello) Scarborough Fair (Simon and Garfunkel) Small Blue Thing (Suzanne Vega) No-one is to Blame (Howard Jones) Love Yourself (Justin Bieber) Rocket Man, Your Song (Elton John)
Never going back again (Fleetwood Mac) Over the Hills and far away (Led Zepplein) Meet me on the Corner, Fog on the Tyne (Lindesfarne) Knockin on Hea
PHILIP DENT – GUITARIST AND SINGER
33 Mulberry Apartments, Coster Avenue, London, N4 2LD, England, UK
A versatile guitarist and singer with 24 years of performance experience over a wide variety of musical genres.
• 2009 – Present – Solo guitarist at The Catto Gallery, Hampstead, London
Playing Acoustic finger-style (folk, pop, rock, jazz, blues) and classical styles
• 2014 – Present – ‘Girl in a Blue Dress’ Acoustic Duo
Playing in b ... ars, pubs, restaurants and parties around London.
2 vocals and 2 guitars in a pop, folk, jazz, blues style
• 2014 – Present – ‘Mr Peabody’s Coal Train’ Acoustic Trio
3 vocals, 2 guitars, 1 mandolin, playing pubs and bars around London and Ireland
Folk, Bluegrass, Americana
• 2007 – Present – Lead guitarist with covers/party band ‘3 Things’ in London
Playing dance covers in pop and rock styles from the last 50 years
• Diploma in Guitar from The Guitar Institute, London 1995-1996 (1 year full-time course)
• Classical grades 1 – 8
• Acoustic grades 1 – 8
I am a gregarious, easy-going and honest person who loves meeting, engaging and working with a wide variety of different characters from all over the world. I now feel ready to channel all the musical experience I have gathered into a new role on a cruise ship.
Private parties as a solo musician, duo, trio, or covers band.
Restaurants and bars as a solo performer, duo, or trio
Pubs and clubs and charity events as the lead guitarist in my covers band. Also as a solo singer/guitarist.
Weddings solo/duo/trio and covers band.
Justice and Care Charity
War Child UK Charity
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
Public liability insurance, CRB checked, British passport,
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