Hugh A.

Jazz, Soul, Pianist, Solo1
Price from £311
Location: Greater London

With his effortlessly authentic voice and delightfully subtle pianism, Hugh continues to charm audiences with his ever-personal arrangements of pop, folk and soul ballads.

Biography

Playing songs by artists such as Bill Withers, John Mayer and Laura Mvula, Hugh provides the perfect live-lounge accompaniment to any occasion.

A postgraduate scholar at the renowned Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Hugh is faultlessly professional and his humble manner makes him a pleasure to deal with.



Set List

Sample Set List

From Hugh’s contemporary repertoire you can expect to hear songs by —
• Sam Smith
• Laura Mvula
• Jamie Cullum
• Bill Withers
• Michael Kiwanuka
• Ben Folds
• Bon Iver
• Chet Baker
• James Taylor
• John Martyn
• John Mayer
• Louis Armstrong
• Nina Simone
• Paul Simon
• Ray Charles
• Rufus Wainwright

Hugh’s Jazz Repertoire includes —
• Ain't Misbehavin - Fats Waller
• Beautiful Love - Young, King and Van Alstyne
• A Night in Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie
• Au Privave - Charlie Parker
• Bernie's Tune - Bernie Miller
• Elite Syncopation - Scott Joplin
• Georgia On My Mind - Carmichael and Gorrell
• Little Waltz - Ron Carter
• Lullabye of Birdland - Geroge Shearing
• Maiden Voyage - Herbie Hancock
• My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers
• Polkadots and Moonbeams - Jimmy Van Heusen
• Someday My Prince Will Come - Larry Morey
• Over the Rainbow - Harburg & Allen {arr. G. Shearing}
• St. Thomas - Sonny Rollins
• Stella by Starlight - Victor Young
• Straight No Chaser - Thelonious Monk
• Waltz for Debby - Bill Evans
• and many more...

Testimonials

Hugh’s music was dripping with beautiful piano and vocals.

Review by Richard Croft, Private Client
Sep 20, 2017
Hugh plays music that has been arranged with the greatest care. He has both the ability and wit to deliver consummately constructed pop and soul tunes.
Review by Substance Music
Sep 20, 2017
His level of professionalism displayed throughout was outstanding: a very sophisticated and engaging performance.
Review by Chrissie Wells, Private Client
Sep 20, 2017
Pop with jazz inflections and lovely soulful singing. You are just fantastic.
Review by Linda Serck, BBC Introducing
Sep 20, 2017
Not only does Hugh have a terrific voice, but his professionalism and attitude towards his music make him a pleasure to work with.
Review by Simon Hendry, Sound Engineer, The Roundhouse
Sep 20, 2017
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