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Dawson The Pianist

A talented, qualified and highly experienced pianist with a passion for music. Dawson can provide the music you want, covering a range of genres to enhance you're special day.

Dawson trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) and graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in music. While he was studying at LIPA, Dawson performed and recorded with many talented musicians and was awarded 'The Beatles Story Prize', which is awarded to a competent, talented and enthusiastic individual.

Since graduating from LIPA, Dawson has pursued his music career worldwide playing around the Hawaiian islands, America and Mexico for Princess cruises. Dawson has also accompanied the Spanish sensation and Calexico band member, Depedro on a full length Spanish tour.

For Dawson's final performance showcase, he had the opportunity to musically direct, arrange and perform with Buggy Nhakente (3 time winner of Barbados Reggae Artist of The Year). This was a milestone in Dawson's career and since then he has performed piano infront of Paul McCartney, Candi Staton, Eddie Floyd and many more. 

With all his knowledge and experience alongside being a genuine and approachable person, Dawson will tailor towards your needs to help create the perfect atmosphere for your special day.

  • Solo pianist
  • Duo with violinist

Popular

  • Adele - Make You Feel My Love
  • Adele – Set Fire To The Rain
  • Adele - Someone Like you
  • Al Green - Let's Stay Together
  • Alicia Keys - New York State Of Mind
  • Alicia Keys – If I Ain't Got You
  • Andy Williams - Can't Take My Eyes Off You
  • Andy Williams - Watch The Girls Go By
  • Beatles - A Hard Days Night
  • Beatles - Here Comes the Sun
  • Beatles – Let It Be
  • Beatles - Little Help From My Friends
  • Beatles - Yesterday
  • Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
  • Ben E. King - Stand By Me
  • Bill Withers - Lean On Me
  • Bill Withers - Lovely Day
  • Billy Joel - Pianoman
  • Billy Joel - She's Always A Woman
  • Bobby Ferry - Don't Worry Be Happy
  • Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are
  • Bruno Mars - Marry You
  • Bryan Adams - Everything I Do
  • Coldplay – Clocks
  • Coldplay – Speed Of Sound
  • Coldplay - Viva La Vida
  • Coldplay – Yellow
  • David Grey - Babylon
  • David Grey - This Years Loving
  • Dianne Warwick - Walk On By
  • DJ Sammy - Heaven (candlelight mix)
  • Elbow - One Day Like This
  • Elton John - Can You Feel The Love Tonight
  • Elton John - Your Song
  • Emeli Sande - Read All About It Pt. III
  • Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
  • Fray - How To Save A Life
  • Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
  • Jake Bugg - Two Fingers
  • James Arthur - Impossible
  • Jamie Cullum – Frontin
  • Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
  • John Legend - Ordinary People
  • Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
  • Lonestar – Amazed
  • Lionel Ritchie - Easy
  • Lionel Ritchie - Endless Love
  • Madness - Must Be Love
  • Norah Jones - Don't Know Why
  • Norah Jones – Sunrise
  • Ottis Redding - Sitting On the Dock Of a Bay
  • Patsy Cline - Crazy
  • Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah
  • Radiohead - High and Dry
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under The Bridge
  • Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
  • Rihanna - Umbrella
  • Rihanna - We Found Love
  • Robbie Williams - Angels
  • Robbie Williams - She's The One
  • Six Pence None The Richer - Kiss Me
  • Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
  • Snow Patrol - Run
  • Seal - Kiss From A Rose
  • Semisonic - Secret Smile
  • Stereophonics - Handbags and the Gladrags
  • Stereophonics - Have A Nice Day
  • Stevie Wonder – I can see clearly Now
  • Stevie Wonder - I just Called To Say I Love You
  • Stevie Wonder - Isn't She Lovely
  • Take That - Rule The world
  • Take That – Want You Back
  • Tracy Chapman - Fast Cars
  • Train - Drops Of Jupiter
  • Wet Wet Wet - Love Is All Around
  • Will Young - Evergreen
  • Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately
  • Van Morrison - Moondance
  • Venessa Carlton - A Thousand Miles
  • Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

Jazz / Standards

  • All Blues
  • All Of Me
  • At Last
  • As Time Goes By
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Beyond The Sea
  • Blue Bossa
  • Come Fly With Me
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Georgia On My Mind
  • Get Happy
  • Girl From Ipanema
  • Hallelujah I Love Her So
  • In A Sentimental Mood
  • My Funny Valentine
  • Moonriver
  • Misty
  • Satin Doll
  • Smile
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow
  • Stella By Starlight
  • Summertime
  • Sunny
  • Sway
  • Take The 'A' Train
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • Watermelon Man
  • Wonderful World

Old Time Musical

  • Let's All Go Down The Strand
  • It's a Long Way To Tipperary
  • Pack Up Your Troubles
  • Run Rabbit Run
  • You Are My Sunshine
  • Knees Up Mother Brown
  • A Bicycle Made for Two
  • Keep the Home Fires Burning
  • White Cliffs Of Dover
  • We'll Meet Again
  • Lambeth Walk
  • I'll be Your Sweetheart
  • Red Robin
  • My Old Man Said Follow The Van
  • Come Follow The Band
5 star rating 5/5 based on 1 reviews
, Wedding Event, Cheshire
5/5
Brilliant. Dawson The Pianist was brilliant. Not only is he talented but also incredible helpful and a pleasure to talk to. Would recommend him to anybody. His playing was perfect and exactly what I had in mind when I booked. Thank you so much.

Pamela Goldson, Wedding, Manchester
Can I just say a big thank to to you for being a part of Laura and Alex's special day I am so glad I booked you and would not hesitate in the future to recommed you should I hear of anyone looking for a pianist, you did a wonderful job.

Gianfranco, Corporate Event, Liverpool
Dawson supported our corporate event for the opening of the Hampton by Hilton Liverpool City Centre. An excellent pianist with great passion and enthusiasm for music. A very successful evening and the atmosphere his playing created was fantastic.

Kerrie Thompson, Radisson BLU, Liverpool
We have been booking Dawson for the weddings held here at the Radisson Blu Liverpool since 2011. He is great to deal with, very professional and always able to accommodate our requests! He is a wonderful pianist who makes such a difference to the atmosphere when the wedding guests are arriving into the hotel. He is very flexible and is happy to speak with the bride and groom before the day to discuss any requests they may have. I would highly recommend booking Dawson to anyone who needs a pianist for their wedding or event.

  • Boots
  • Living Ventures
  • Merseyside Tourism Awards
  • NHS
  • Hilton Hotels
  • Radisson Hotels
  • Princess Cruises
  • Professional high quality piano keyboard and and a 300w speaker can be provided free of charge if there isn't a piano at your venue.
  • Any requests can be given with sufficient notice.
  • An extra 60 minute set is available.
  • 2 x 60 minute sets

Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.

East

  • Cambridgeshire - £575.00
  • Norfolk - £632.50
  • Suffolk - £632.50

East Midlands

  • Derbyshire - £402.50
  • Leicestershire - £402.50
  • Lincolnshire - £517.50
  • Northamptonshire - £517.50
  • Nottinghamshire - £517.50
  • Rutland - £517.50

North East

  • Durham - £345.00
  • North Yorkshire - £287.50
  • Northumberland - £402.50
  • South Yorkshire - £322.00
  • Tyne and Wear - £402.50
  • West Yorkshire - £287.50
  • Yorkshire - £345.00

North West

  • Cheshire - £264.50
  • Cumbria - £264.50
  • Lancashire - £264.50
  • Manchester - £264.50
  • Merseyside - £230.00

South East

  • Bedfordshire - £575.00
  • Berkshire - £517.50
  • Buckinghamshire - £460.00
  • East Sussex - £632.50
  • London - £517.50
  • Middlesex - £517.50
  • Oxfordshire - £460.00

Wales

  • Anglesey - £287.50
  • Brecon - £322.00
  • Caernarvonshire - £287.50
  • Cardigan - £402.50
  • Carmarthen - £322.00
  • Denbigh - £287.50
  • Flint - £287.50
  • Glamorgan - £345.00
  • Monmouth - £322.00
  • Pembroke - £322.00

West Midlands

  • Gloucestershire - £460.00
  • Herefordshire - £517.50
  • Shropshire - £402.50
  • Staffordshire - £345.00
  • Warwickshire - £402.50
  • Worcestershire - £402.50

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