Dave The Guitarist

Dave The Guitarist

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Location Sussex
Starting from £240
2 Reviews

Dave is an experienced performer in a number of genres such as classical, jazz and popular music

  • Highlights
  • Dave has a wealth of experience at prestigious events
  • Suitable for small or large events providing a tasteful mix of classical, jazz and popular music 
  • Special requests can be learned especially for your event

About


Dave is a seasoned performer with over 15 years experience. He has played at numerous clubs, festivals, functions and shows throughout the UK and in France. He has appeared alongside the likes of Selina Jones, JTQ, Rose Royce, and the Royal Marines Big Band.

Dave has performed in prestigious venues including Blenheim Palace, Goodwood House, The London Boat Show, Kensington Roof Gardens and The Natural History Museum.

Corporate clients include Maserati, Coffin Mew, Lotus, Cheltenham Film Studios, and Chichester Festival Theatre.

All music is completely live – no backing tracks! Dave can set up ready to perform in minutes and won’t take up too much room!

Dave has a vast repertoire (3+ hours) of jazz, popular and classical music, and is happy to learn songs on request. Music ranges from Bach and Weiss to jazz standards by Gershwin and Porter, and pop tunes such as Yesterday by The Beatles and Don’t Know Why by Norah Jones.

Repertoire


Jazz and Popular Standards

  • On the sunny side of the street (McHugh)
  • All the things you are (Kern)
  • Georgia On My Mind (Carmichael)
  • Stella by starlight (Young)
  • My Romance (Rogers)
  • Out of Nowhere (Green)
  • When Sunny Gets Blue (Segal)
  • They can’t take that away from me (Gershwin)
  • Yesterday (McCartney)
  • Darn That Dream (Van Heusen)
  • Beautiful Love (Young)
  • Gee baby ain’t I good to you (Razaf)
  • Here’s that rainy day (Van Heusen)
  • Killing me softly (Fox)
  • Fly me to the moon (Howard)
  • Just friends (Klenner)
  • Someday my prince will come (Morey)
  • Autumn Leaves (Mercer)
  • Have you met miss jones (Rogers)
  • Don’t know why – Norah Jones (Harris)
  • Satin Doll (Ellington)
  • All of Me (Marks)
  • How high the moon (Lewis)
  • Body and Soul (Green)
  • I’m old fashioned (Kern)
  • Moonlight in Vermont (Blackburn)
  • Sweet Lorraine (Burwell)
  • Don’t get around much anymore (Ellington)
  • Someone to watch over me (Gershwin)

Classical and South American

  • Chega de saudade (Jobim)
  • Chuva Suave (Bonfa)
  • Manha de Carnaval (Bonfa)
  • Villa lobos - preludes 1,2 & 5
  • Choro no.1
  • Mazurka Choro
  • Schottish Choro
  • Bach - largo in C, prelude D, chorale prelude
  • Tango en Skai (Dyens)
  • Lough Caragh (Ryan)
  • Birds Flew Over The Spire (Ryan)
  • El Choclo (Villoldo)
  • Cavatina (Myers)
  • Sonatina (Torroba)
  • Fantasie (Weiss)
  • Milonga de’l Angel – (Piazolla)
Previous Clients

  • Goodwood Estate
  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • West Dean Estate
  • The Natural History Museum
  • Coffin Mew
  • Lotus Cars
  • London Boat Show
  • Cheltenham Film Studios
  • Leas Clif Hall, Folkestone
  • The Hilton group
  • Avisford Park Hotel

2 Reviews

Top reviews

Holly Dolan

Event: Wedding
Location: Hampshire
5/5

It was a lovely sunny day in beautiful gardens and Dave provided the perfect soundtrack to the drinks reception of our wedding. All our guests commented on how cheerful, beautiful and non-intrusive his music was. Dave himself was friendly, courteous and professional. We thought his rates were very reasonable for the quality of his musicianship and wouldn't hesitate to book him again.


Mr & Mrs Evans

Event: Wedding
Location: West Sussex
5/5

We can't thank you enough for performing at our wedding this Saturday. You were awesome! Everybody said how great you were. You really made our special day even more special. Thanks again!


    Pricing

    We give you a bespoke price based on the exact location of your event. The pricing below is based on a central location for your area so you have an idea of what your price will be. The exact price will be given in the booking process after you’ve provided the location details.

    East
    • Cambridgeshire £300
    • Norfolk £300
    • Suffolk £300
    South East
    • Bedfordshire £240
    • Berkshire £240
    • Buckinghamshire £240
    • East Sussex £240
    • Essex £270
    • Hampshire £240
    • Hertfordshire £270
    • Isle of Wight £240
    • Kent £240
    • London £270
    • Middlesex £240
    • Oxfordshire £270
    • Surrey £240
    • Sussex £240
    • West Sussex £240
    South West
    • Dorset £300
    • Somerset £300
    • Wiltshire £300

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    FAQs

    "Do you take requests?" 
    Yes, I can take requests for classical and jazz pieces but 2 weeks notice is required.

    "Are your set times flexible?"
    Yes, I can tailor sets to suit your event, and to allow for speeches, other acts, etc.

    "Do you take up much space?"
    No, I can set up in an area 1.5 x 1 metre approx.

    "Do you use backing tracks?"
    No! All music performed is completely live and can be tailored to suit your needs.

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