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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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  • Encore "The band were really good. We faced some technical issues due to the hotel having a limiter on the sound - but we rectified that and the band just carried on. Great mix of music and everyone had a fantastic night! Thank you! :)" Shona Kubes
  • After Party "Hi Tracey. After Party were brilliant at my wife’s birthday party on Saturday. The song selection was spot on and they had the crowd up dancing all night. Off stage they were very friendly and happy to mingle with all of our friends. We will be recommending them and yourselves very highly in the f..." Emma Davies
  • After Party "I had seen After Party at a friends wedding previously so I knew how good they were at getting involved with the crowd and getting everyone up on the dance floor. Such a big part of the night was the band - they pitched the perfect playlist and did it with so much energy. Everyone has asked me how t..." Kelly Bryant
  • The Kickstarts "The Kickstarts were fantastic. Great choice of songs which everyone got up to dance to. The DJ set they then played till the end of the night was also great. 100% recommendation." Pete Dodsley
  • Frankie Sings Rat Pack "Firstly, Frankie is an excellent singer and performer. Truly professional. He was extremely friendly and everyone one enjoyed him. I would not hesitate in booking him again and recommending him to everyone. Thanks Frankie for a memorable night." Madilane Corfield
  • Supercharged "Supercharged are a fantastic band. They got us up and dancing from the start. Everyone at our wedding enjoyed them. I would just like to say sorry to the band for the noise limiter that they had to deal with, but they overcame it by using acoustic guitars with no reduced energy... Fantastic!!!! I re..." Stuart Adams
  • Jim the Guitarist "We booked Jim to play at our wedding on recommendation and we were not disappointed. The music was perfect and really complemented our ceremony. Jim is a true professional and we have already passed his details on to my cousin, who is getting married later this year." Claire and John
  • DJ Luke "We cannot recommend Luke enough - he was fantastic. He created a brilliant atmosphere for our wedding with the lighting and music choices. It really put our minds at rest that we could email across our music tastes, and his set up was quick and easy... We really didn’t need to worry about anything..." Mr and Mrs Gardiner
  • Kings of the Dancefloor "Great band - reliable and entertaining." Alice Higgins - ARTP
  • The Indie Killers "As always amazing... love these guys :)" Jane Lawrence- The Events Company
  • Vintage Singer Nina "We booked Nina for our Masonic Ladies Night. She was professional from the off contacting us in very good time requesting our needs and wants; sending us her repertoire with suggestions of songs that might go with the evening. Not only did she help with our play list she also learnt 'Mr Bojangles" ..." Kay Ridley
  • Village Underground "A massive thank you to the band. We cannot express how glad we are to have booked you. It was such a fun night and we will definitely be booking you again." Sarah Loftus
  • Absolutely Vintage "I want to say a massive thank you to Absolutely Vintage guys who were absolutely brilliant and made our evening! Everybody loved the band and we had so many comments from our guests – most of whom didn’t leave the dance floor! I will definitely be recommending the band to friends and family. Tha..." James & Holly
  • Furious Flames "I wanted to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU for Saturday! You were truly amazing and the show you devised was stunning!… and how on it you are with H&S. It really put me at ease! The client absolutely loved it – I quote “I wanted to thank you both and the whole team for putting on the party of our dre..." Anna
  • The Daggers "The Daggers were amazing and I will def be hiring them again. They were absolutely amazing. They were also four lovely fellas who were polite and rocked my wedding night and made my night x" Stacey Withers
  • Sax Player Sarah "We thought Sarah was brilliant and really created the atmosphere we were after. A lot people commented on how good she was and we will certainly recommend her." Sarah and Darren
  • Alex The Magician "Alex the Magician really made our Christmas party. His skills dazzled us and he was great entertainment, all of our employees thoroughly enjoyed his magic and were all talking about it the following week. Please pass on our thanks to Alex." Alexandra Martin - CPI
  • Black Cadillac "We hired Black Cadillac for our wedding on NYE 2014. They were fantastic. Such a unique band, its great to hear the songs everyone knows and love played with some originality. Not only were their sets great, but they also provided the DJ service and were excellent, kept the dancefloor packed through..." Sarah Atkinson
  • One Eye On The Wedding Cake "Fantastic set, variety in the music well performed and well organised throughout." Stephen Roberts
  • Annie Lennox - The Experience "I thought Annie was fantastic. She really got the audience going and my favourite part was when the audience got up and danced with you. " Craig Hill
  • The Killers - The Killers UK Tribute "Very good band and well organised." Simon Coast

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