James Owen

James Owen

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Location Middlesex
Starting from £420
9 Reviews

James Owen is a high-quality piano player and singer with a CV of very impressive clients!

  • Highlights
  • Huge repertoire of 200+ songs, covering various styles and eras
  • Able to provide ambient background music as well as full-on party sets
  • Fully insured and all equipment PAT-tested

The night was fabulous. Would always recommend him for any party.

Jacqui Greig, East Sussex

You created exactly the right atmosphere that we'd been hoping for!

Lisa and Mark, Kent

About


A highly experienced musician, James Owen has performed at both The Ritz and The Savoy, toured with Beverley Craven, Lesley Garrett, The Drifters, several X-Factor artists, sung main stage at festivals, performed for presidents and royalty and has had several top 5 hits in the dance charts and the country charts!

With an extensive repertoire of around 200 songs, James is able to create the atmosphere you want at your event, be it a wedding, a corporate event or a lively dance party!

For livelier parties, James simultaneously plays Bass, Strings and Guitar parts along with a bass drum whilst playing the piano!

Repertoire


Romantic & Classics

  • Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  • Amazed – Lonestar
  • Angels – Robbie Williams
  • Back For Good – Take That
  • Bed Of Roses – Bon Jovi
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
  • Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross
  • Daniel - Elton John
  • Desperado – The Eagles
  • Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me – Elton John
  • Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
  • Easy – Lionel Richie
  • Every Breath You Take – The Police
  • Free Falling – Tom Petty
  • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John
  • Gravity – John Mayer
  • Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
  • Handbags And Gladrags – Rod Stuart/Stereophonics
  • Hello – Lionel Richie
  • Hero – Enrique Iglesias
  • Hotel California – The Eagles
  • How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding Version
  • Jessie – Joshua Kadison
  • Just the way you are – Billy Joel
  • Lady In Red – Chris De Burgh
  • Leave Right Now – Will Young
  • Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
  • Mandy – Barry Manilow
  • Million Love Songs – Take That
  • Mr Bojangles – Sammy Davis Jr.
  • Mrs Jones – Billy Paul
  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • My Way – Frank Sinatra
  • One – U2
  • Ordinary People – John Legend
  • Piano Man – Billy Joel
  • Rocket Man – Elton John
  • Shape Of my Heart – Sting
  • She Will Be Loved – Maroon5
  • She’s The One – Robbie Williams
  • Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
  • Sometimes When We Touch – Dan Hill
  • Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word – Elton John
  • Stand By Me – Ben E. King (The Drifters)
  • The One – Elton John
  • Too Much Love Will Kill You – Queen
  • Walking In Memphis – Marc Cohn
  • What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
  • Wind Beneath My Wings – Bett Middler
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder
  • You Give Me Something – James Morrisson
  • You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
  • Your Body Is A Wonderland – John Mayer
  • Your Song – Elton John
  • You've Got A Friend – Carole King/James Taylor

Up-Tempo & Sing-Along

  • All Night Long – Lionel Richie
  • American Pie – Don McLean
  • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
  • Brown Sugar – Rolling Stones
  • Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations
  • Come On Over To My Place – The Drifters
  • Counting Stars - One Republic
  • Creep – Radiohead
  • Daydream Believer – The Monkeys
  • Delilah – Tom Jones
  • Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
  • Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
  • Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen
  • Every Little Things She Does Is Magic – The Police
  • Gold – Spandau Ballet
  • Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
  • Great Balls Of Fire – Gerry Lee Lewis
  • Hard Days Night – The Beatles
  • Hey Jude – The Beatles
  • Hound Dog – Elvis
  • I Just Died In Your Arms – The Cutting Crew
  • I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
  • Is This The Way To Amarillo – Tony Christie
  • I Will Wait - Mumford And Sons
  • Just 17 – The Beatles
  • Land Down Under – Men at Work
  • Let It Be – The Beatles
  • Maggie May – Rod Stuart
  • Mustang Sally – The Commitments
  • No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley
  • Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Rock and Roll – Led Zepplin
  • Rollover Beethoven – Chuck Berry
  • Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
  • Stuck In The Middle – Stealers Wheels
  • Sweet Caroline – Barry Manilow
  • Sweet Home Chicago - Robert Johnson (Eric Clapton / The Blues Brothers)
  • Take It Easy – The Eagles
  • The Joker – Steve Miller Band
  • The Scientist – Coldplay
  • Tiny Dancer – Elton John
  • Up On The Roof – The Drifters
  • Wherever You Will Go – The Calling
  • Wonderwall – Oasis
  • Yellow – Coldplay

Modern

  • Apologize – One Republic
  • A-Team – Ed Sheeran
  • Bad Day – Daniel Powter
  • Beneath Your Beautiful - Labrinth
  • Break Even – The Script
  • Castle In The Sky - Ed Sheeran
  • Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
  • Crazy – Gnarles Barkley
  • Dear Darlin’ – Ollie Murs
  • Everybody's Changing – Keane
  • Everything – Michael Bublé
  • Here Without You – 3 Doors Down
  • Home - Michael Bublé
  • Human – The Killers
  • In My Place – Coldplay
  • Just Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Bublé
  • Lego House – Ed Sheeran
  • Let Me Go – Gary Barlow
  • Lion Man – Mumford and Sons
  • Little Things – One Direction
  • Maybe Tomorrow – The Sterophonics
  • Patience – Take That
  • The Man Who Can't Be Moved – The Script
  • The Story Of My Life – One Direction
  • This Love – Maroon 5
  • Too Close – Alex Clare
  • Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
  • Wake Me Up - Avici
  • When I Was Your Man – Bruno Mars
Previous Clients

  • The Ritz Hotel, London
  • The Savoy Hotel, London
  • Supported Beverly Craven in concert
  • Supported Leslie Garret in concert
  • Supported Tenori in concert
  • Toured as backing singer for Ray Lewis of The Drifters
  • Toured with various X-Factor artists as backing singer.
  • Performed at the personal request of President Jakowi of Indonesia
  • The British Royal Family
  • Intercontinental Hotels

9 Reviews

Top reviews

Samantha O'Carroll

Event: Wedding
Location: Buckinghamshire
5/5

An amazing performance, would 100% recommend to anyone. Polite, friendly and professional - he exceeded all expectations and it was an amazing day. We absolutely loved him.


Carly O'Brien

Event: Wedding
Location: Liverpool
5/5

Five out of five!


Ruth B

Event: Birthday Party
Location: Hertfordshire
5/5

James played at my recent birthday party. He was brilliant. His positivity, versatility, talent and expansive repertoire ensured that everyone had a wonderful evening. I have subsequently had a lot of positive feedback from guests. If I ever did anything like this again I would have no hesitation in booking James!


Jane Callaghan

Event: Private Party
Location: London
5/5

James is a highly talented and extremely professional musician. He absolutely made our party and we received so many lovely comments afterwards. Cannot recommend highly enough.


Jacqui Greig

Event: Birthday Party
Location: East Sussex
5/5

James was perfect and was a great part of my party. My daughter and friends enjoyed singing with him and the night was fabulous. Would always recommend him for any party as his experience and type of songs are vast.


Kiera Meneghini

Event: Wedding
Location: Hampshire
5/5

James Owen was absolutely amazing and I would highly recommend him to anyone for any occasion. He made my day and so many of our guests have told me how fantastic he was! Thank you James!!!


Nick Clarke - Managing Director NCTG Ltd

Event: Private Party
Location: Hertfordshire
5/5

James was so easy to deal with, friendly and accommodating throughout. He is very talented and we would certainly recommend him. If we have the opportunity to use again we would not hesitate.


Laura and Matt Emmerson

Event: Wedding
Location: Suffolk
5/5

Thanks so much for doing such a great job at our wedding! Several people said how amazing your were! Both sets were really special and to see so many people dancing during your party set was a real joy to see! Also, thanks so much for your very sweet gift, it was lovely! All the best, Laura and Matt


Lisa and Mark

Event: Wedding
Location: Kent
5/5

Thank you so much for playing for us at our wedding! You created exactly the right atmosphere that we'd been hoping for! You really made our day that extra bit special!


    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 £540
    • Norfolk £600
    • Norwich £540
    • Suffolk £540
    East Midlands
    • Derbyshire £480
    • Leicestershire £600
    • Lincolnshire £480
    • Northamptonshire £540
    • Nottinghamshire £480
    • Rutland £480
    Foreign Locations
    • Europe £1200
    • Rest of the world £1500
    North East
    • Durham £900
    • East Yorkshire £720
    • Leeds £720
    • North Yorkshire £780
    • Northumberland £960
    • South Yorkshire £780
    • Tyne and Wear £1020
    • West Yorkshire £780
    • Yorkshire £840
    North West
    • Cheshire £540
    • Cumbria £900
    • Lancashire £720
    • Liverpool £720
    • Manchester £660
    • Merseyside £660
    South East
    • Bedfordshire £480
    • Berkshire £480
    • Buckinghamshire £480
    • East Sussex £480
    • Essex £540
    • Hampshire £480
    • Hertfordshire £480
    • Isle of Wight £600
    • Kent £480
    • London £540
    • Middlesex £420
    • Oxfordshire £480
    • Surrey £420
    • Sussex £480
    • West Sussex £480
    South West
    • Bath £600
    • Bristol £600
    • Cornwall £720
    • Devon £720
    • Dorset £600
    • Somerset £600
    • Wiltshire £480
    Wales
    • Anglesey £780
    • Brecon £720
    • Caernarvonshire £780
    • Cardiff £660
    • Cardigan £720
    • Carmarthen £720
    • Denbigh £720
    • Flint £660
    • Glamorgan £660
    • Monmouth £660
    • Pembroke £780
    • Wrexham £720
    West Midlands
    • Birmingham £540
    • Gloucestershire £480
    • Herefordshire £540
    • Shropshire £540
    • Staffordshire £600
    • Warwickshire £480
    • Worcestershire £480

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    FAQs

    • Highly experienced and talented singer-pianist!
    • Extensive repertoire with around 200 songs ranging from Sinatra to the very latest chart hits!
    • Previous experience includes performing and touring with Beverley Craven, Lesley Garrett, The Drifters, performing for Royalty and at the request of the President of Indonesia, numerous festival appearances and having several hits in the UK Dance and European country charts!
    • Fully Contained with top of the range Electric 88-key piano and 750W PA
    • Can play ambient background music for your drinks reception or a FULL ON party set for you to dance to and sing along with!
    • Highly professional and friendly
    • There is an additional fee to play during a wedding ceremony in addition to playing later in the day
    • There is an additional fee to relocate the equipment to perform in a second location at an event. Each relocation carries an additional charge
    • There is an additional fee to learn a requested song where both parties agree the suitability of a song and that it suits James singing and performance style
    • Free parking must be provided by the client at the venue or parking must be paid for at the venue by the client to ensure equipment can be loaded in and out easily

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