Joe the Pianist

Joe the Pianist

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Location Worcestershire
Starting from £226
9 Reviews

Catering to every style and genre, Joe can perform jazz, pop, classical, ballads, blues, rock, cocktail piano and improvisation.

  • Highlights
  • Available solo or with female vocal or violin accompaniment
  • Sets can be tailored to your personal taste
  • Can provide a portable instrument and sound system where no piano is available at the venue

Brilliant. Very flexible, prompt and all as promised. Will definitely use again.

Kyle Lomas, Herefordshire

Took into account the songs we said we liked. Would definitely recommend.

Cheryl Bailey, Northamptonshire

About


Joe will provide the ‘Complete Piano Experience’ for weddings, functions, parties, restaurants and corporate events. He was classically trained at the Birmingham Conservatoire where he obtained Grade 8 Distinction in 1992. Since then he has been a Professional Music-Coordinator, Choir Director and performer.

Besides the popular standards, Joe welcomes requests and provides a personal, friendly and professional service, and an individually tailored performance.

Offering sensitive performances to suit all requirements Joe is able to perform at wedding ceremonies and wedding breakfasts and in either civil or church services.

*Joe is also able to offer a duo option with either a fantastic female jazz vocalist or classically trained violinist*

Repertoire


Sample Set List

  • Ain’t Misbehavin’
  • Angels
  • Chasing Cars
  • Chattanooga Choo-Choo
  • Come Fly with Me
  • Mack the Knife
  • My Baby Just Cares for Me
  • Puttin’ on the Ritz
  • Rule the World
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
  • At Last
  • Circle of Life
  • Don’t Know Why
  • Misty
  • Moon River
  • She’s Always a Woman
  • Skyfall
  • Somewhere over the Rainbow
  • To Make You Feel My Love
  • Black Coffee
  • Blueberry Hill
  • Easy
  • Fireflies
  • Fly Me to the Moon
  • Give Me Love
  • Hallelujah
  • I Know Him so Well
  • In the Mood
  • It Ain’t Necessarily So
  • She’s the One
  • Slipping Through My Fingers
  • Someone to Watch over Me
  • Something About the Way You Look Tonight
  • Stay with Me
  • Thinking out Loud
  • Too Darn Hot
  • What a Wonderful World
  • Writing’s on the Wall

Classic & Contemporary

  • A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes
  • A Foggy Day
  • A Moment like This
  • A Sunday Kind of Love
  • A Thousand Years
  • Across the Stars (star wars)
  • All About You
  • All of Me
  • All You Need Is Love
  • Almaz
  • Anakin’s Theme (star wars)
  • Angel Eyes
  • Anniversary Waltz
  • Anything Goes
  • As Time Goes By
  • Baby Love
  • Beauty and the Beast (Tale as old as Time)
  • Bella’s Lullaby
  • Best Day of My Life
  • Bring Me Sunshine
  • But Not for Me
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight?
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love
  • Can’t Help Lovin’ that Man
  • Cantina Band (starwars)
  • Careless Whisper
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Clocks
  • Colours of the Wind
  • Come What May
  • Concerning Hobbits (LOtR)
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  •  Diamonds are Forever
  • Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing
  • Dream a Little Dream
  • Earth Song
  • East of the Sun
  • Embraceable You
  • Firework
  • Fix You
  • Frasier
  • From This Moment On
  • Georgia on My Mind
  • Get Happy
  • God Bless the Child
  • Have I Told You Lately?
  • Hero
  • Honesty
  • How Long Will I Love You?
  • I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing
  • I Have a Dream
  • I’ll Remember April
  • I’m Beginning to See the Light
  • I’m Yours
  • Imagine
  • Imperial March (star wars)
  • Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby?
  • Isn’t She Lovely?
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing
  • It Had to Be You
  • It’s Only a Paper Moon
  • Just the Way You Are
  • Killing Me Softly
  • Kiss from a Rose
  • Kissing You (Romeo & Juliet)
  • Lady
  • Let’s Do It
  • Let’s Face the Music and Dance
  • L-O-V-E
  • Love Is Here to Stay
  • Lover Man Oh Where Can You Be?
  • Lullaby of Birdland
  • Marry You
  • Moonlight Serenade
  • Nice Work if You Can Get It
  • Nobody Does it Better
  • One Day I’ll Fly Away
  • One Hand One Heart (west side story)
  • Piano Man
  • River Flows in You
  • Saving All My Love for You
  • She’s So Lovely
  • Singing in the Rain
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  • So This Is Love
  • Somebody I Used to Know
  • Somewhere Beyond the Sea
  • Songbird
  • Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
  • Stars Fell on Alabama
  • Summertime
  • Thank You for the Music
  • The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face
  • The Lady Is a Tramp
  • The Power of Love
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • The White Cliffs of Dover
  • The Wind Beneath My Wings
  • The Winner Takes it All
  • Trouble
  • Truly
  • Unchained Melody
  • We’ll Meet Again
  • When You Believe (prince of Egypt)
  • When You Say Nothing at All
  • Without You
  • Wonderful Tonight
  • Yellow
  • Yes Sir That’s my Baby
  • You Are Not Alone
  • You’re Beautiful
  • You’re Still the One
  • Your Song

Classical Piano

  • Air On The G String - J S Bach
  • Air (Water Music) – Handel
  • Blue Danube Waltz – Strauss
  • Canon – Pachelbel
  • Chanson de Matin – Elgar
  • Clair de Lune – Debussy
  • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy – Tchaikovsky
  • Gymnopédie no. 1 – Satie
  • Jupiter - The Planets – Holst
  • Largo – (New World Symphony – Dvorák)
  • Meditation - (Thaïs - Massenet)
  • Moonlight Sonata – Beethoven
  • Nimrod - Enigma Variations – Elgar
  • Nocturne in Eflat - Chopin
  • Orpheus (flute melody – Gluck)
  • Pathetique Sonata - 2ndmvt – Beethoven
  • Pavane – Fauré
  • Prelude for Piano - no.2 – Gershwin
  • Preludes in A E Cm – Chopin
  • Raindrop Prelude – Chopin
  • Rhapsody in Blue - Gershwin
  • Romeo and Juliet (Fantasy Overture) – Tchaikovsky
  • Sheep May Safely Graze - JS Bach
  • Sleepers Wake - JS Bach
  • Valse Brillante – Chopin
  • Variations on a theme of Paganini - Rachmaninov

Duo with Jazz Vocals

  • Ain’t Misbehavin’
  • All of Me
  • As Time Goes By
  • At Last
  • Black Coffee
  • C’est Si Bon (It’s So Good)
  • Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Colours Of The Wind
  • Cry Me A River
  • Dream A Little Dream
  • Everytime We Say Goodbye
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Gee Baby Ain’t I Good To You
  • Georgia On My Mind
  • Honeysuckle Rose
  • I Get A Kick Out Of You?
  • I Got You Under My Skin
  • I Won’t Dance
  • Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby
  • La Vie En Rose (Édith Piaf)
  • Lover Man
  • Moon River
  • Moonlight in Vermont
  • Over The Rainbow
  • Quereste-t-il de nos amours (I Wish You Love)
  • Skylark 
  • Stormy Weather
  • Summertime
  • Sway
  • The Very Thought of You
  • You Belong To Me

Violin and Piano (Modern Repertoire)

  • Always
  • Beautiful Day - U2
  • Bitter Sweet Symphony
  • Broken Strings - James Morrison, Nelly Furtado
  • Brown-Eyed Girl
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
  • Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
  • Chasing Pavements - Adele
  • Clocks
  • Cry Me Out - Pixie Lott
  • Don’t Stop Believin’ - Journey
  • Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall - Coldplay
  • Fight For This Love - Cheryl Cole
  • Fireflies - Owl City
  • Fix You - Coldplay
  • Go Your Own Way
  • Grenade - Bruno Mars
  • Hallelujah - Alexandra Burke
  • Halo - Beyonce
  • Happy – Pharrell Williams
  • Have I Told You Lately
  • Human - The Killers
  • I Will Wait For You
  • If I Were A Boy - Beyonce
  • Just Dance - Lady Gaga
  • Leave Right Now - Will Young
  • Like A Prayer
  • Love Story - Taylor Swift
  • Love Theme – Romeo & Juliet
  • Make You Feel My Love - Adele
  • Man In The Mirror
  • My Immortal
  • Rolling In The Deep - Adele
  • Rule The World - Take That
  • Run - Leona Lewis/Snow Patrol
  • She Will Be Loved
  • Shine - Take That
  • Someone Like You - Adele
  • Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
  • Take A Bow - Rihanna
  • The Climb - Joe McElderry
  • The Way You Make Me Feel
  • Viva La Vida - Coldplay
  • Warwick Avenue - Duffy
  • Wonderwall
  • You Are Not Alone
  • You Raise Me Up - Westlife
  • You’re Beautiful
  • You’re My Best Friend

Violin & Piano (Classical Repertoire)

  • Bach - Bourrée
  • Bach - Gavotte in D major
  • Bach - Gavotte in G minor
  • Beethoven - Minuet in G
  • Boccherini - Minuet
  • Brahms - Waltz
  • Brahms - Hungarian Dance
  • Dvorák  - Humoresque
  • Dvorák - Méditation from Thaïs
  • Elgar - Chanson de Matin
  • Elgar - Salut d'Amour
  • Gluck - Dance Of The Blessed Spirits
  • Händel - Bourrée
  • Monti Czárdás
  • Pachelbel Canon
  • Schumann - The Two Grenadiers
  • Von Weber - Hunter's Chorus from Der Freischütz
  • And many more…

Christmas Repertoire

  • Santa Baby 
  • Let It Snow 
  • It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
  • Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
  • White Christmas 
  • Frosty The Snowman 
  • Happy Xmas (War is Over)
  • Jingle Bell Rock 
  • Jingle Bells 
  • Mistletoe And Wine 
  • Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree
  • Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
  • Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
  • Sleigh Ride 
  • The Twelve Days Of Christmas
  • Winter Wonderland 
  • Wonderful Christmastime
  • Walking In The Air 
  • We Wish You A Merry Christmas
  • Away In A Manger 
  • Baby, It’s Cold Outside
  • Blue Christmas 
  • Do They Know It’s Christmas? (Feed the World)
  • Fairytale Of New York 
  • I’ll Be Home For Christmas
  • Merry Xmas Everybody (Slade)
  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Line-Up

Standard 

  • Solo Pianist 

Additional Options

  • Duo option (Classical Violinist or Female Vocals)

9 Reviews

Top reviews

Jennifer McErlain and Richard Clarke

Event: Wedding
Location: Shropshire
5/5

On the lead up to the big day Joe was fantastic and so thorough in helping put together our music choices for the ceremony, prompting us to provide information that made the whole procession and ceremony go without a hitch. Our ceremony music, on piano and violin, sounded so beautiful and definitely made a few people well up (including both of us!). All the music was perfectly pitched and at the right volume and so many guests commented on how beautiful it sounded. Our drinks reception was made all the better for the lovely music which was a great mix of modern and more classical throughout. We were both so impressed with Joe and the violinists professionalism and talent throughout our whole day.


Claire Thornley

Event: Wedding
Location: Worcestershire
5/5

Amazing, we were so pleased with Joe and his colleague. They made our day perfect and could not have asked for better music at our wedding ceremony. Thank you.


Cheryl Bailey and Stuart Bunce

Event: Wedding
Location: Northamptonshire
5/5

Joe created a lovely atmosphere during our wedding breakfast and really took into account the songs we said we liked. Would definitely recommend. Thanks Joe! x


Victoria Thomas

Event: Wedding
Location: Warwickshire
5/5

Joe was amazing!! He made our wedding day so special with his beautiful music. We couldn't have asked for more! In the lead-up Joe was super helpful and accommodating. We would highly recommend. Thanks Joe for all your help. Love from Victoria & Alex Fagan x


Claire Blake

Event: Wedding
Location: Hertfordshire
5/5

He was brilliant :) was easy to book and be played everything we requested and even learnt new songs for us.


Kyle Lomas

Event: Birthday Party
Location: Herefordshire
5/5

Brilliant. Very flexible, prompt and all as promised. Will definitely use again.


Zoe Wilson - Halsey Consulting

Event: Corporate
Location: Cambridgeshire
5/5

Joe was superb! Friendly, professional and accommodating to all our whims. His music helped set the tone for our evening. Thank you!


Valerie Angrave

Event: Private Party
Location: Warwickshire
5/5

We were really impressed with Joe and the guests at the Golden Wedding Anniversary party were also impressed. Joe played a lovely variety of music which suited all of the ages present. Joe was a delight to have playing at the party and we would have no hesitation in booking him again should the need arise.


Susan Buck

Event: Wedding
Location: Nottinghamshire
5/5

Hello Marie, we were very satisfied with Joe, he was such a nice guy. He was set up and ready to play by the time we arrived at the wedding drinks reception, and had previously telephoned to see if there were any other requirements. Thank you very much.


    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 £318
    East Midlands
    • Derbyshire £269
    • Leicestershire £264
    • Lincolnshire £323
    • Northamptonshire £280
    • Nottinghamshire £275
    • Rutland £290
    North East
    • South Yorkshire £334
    • West Yorkshire £350
    • Yorkshire £342
    North West
    • Cheshire £323
    • Lancashire £329
    • Manchester £318
    • Merseyside £329
    South East
    • Bedfordshire £301
    • Berkshire £323
    • Buckinghamshire £264
    • Essex £372
    • Hampshire £350
    • Hertfordshire £340
    • London £340
    • Middlesex £329
    • Oxfordshire £275
    • Surrey £340
    South West
    • Devon £366
    • Dorset £377
    • Somerset £355
    • Wiltshire £329
    Wales
    • Brecon £301
    • Caernarvonshire £377
    • Cardigan £372
    • Carmarthen £377
    • Denbigh £323
    • Flint £334
    • Glamorgan £323
    • Monmouth £275
    West Midlands
    • Gloucestershire £258
    • Herefordshire £258
    • Shropshire £264
    • Staffordshire £253
    • Warwickshire £232
    • Worcestershire £226

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    FAQs

    The fees in the auto-quote section are based on 2 hours playing plus the hire of a superb Kawai ES6 digital piano. If your venue has an instrument for Joe to play then these fees will be reduced. Extra hours are available at great rates.

    Joe is available as a duo with the highly-experienced and talented vocalist Colette. Colette’s professional career began with the world arena tour of Riverdance as a part of the Riverdance Singers, where she became the featured soloist singer within a year. She spent 2 years touring internationally across Europe and Far East; and took part in the 5 year ‘homecoming’ to Dublin’s Point Theatre. She was then asked by Irish dance show rival, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, to become their only singer. Since then she has sung in numerous settings and for many high-profile occasions.

    Colette has been invited by Shrewsbury Choral Society, Worcester Male Voice Choir, and the Westbury Singers to sing the soprano solos in various large scale works. And has also appeared as a featured soloist in many other concerts, for example an evening celebrating St Cecilia’s Day, a showcase of local talent in Worcester, a Proms concert and a concert arranged by The Rotary Club, Bristol. She has recorded with both folk and rock bands and is able to turn her hand to any style of music.

    During her time living in Australia from 2011-2014, Colette has also toured with the Irish dance show Rhythms of Ireland and with the Irish dance/illusion show Celtic Illusion. These shows have seen her tour through New South Wales, Queensland and Northern Territories. She also appeared as a part of vocal group, Angel Voices. Once again being in demand as an ensemble performer and soloist singer.

    Joe is also available as a duo with a talented professional violinist such as Joanne Lucas, Antonia Finch, Heidi Nixon or Julie McRae. All of whom are highly experienced and classically trained but are equally at home with modern repertoire - see lists below. Please ask your agent for further details. 

    Joe is able to provide a portable instrument and sound system where no piano is provided at the venue.

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