Dale Aled Harris
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Dale Harris is an English classical guitarist, multi-genre guitar-instrumentalist and composer who has produced numerous commercial albums.
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform while walking around a venue
I own a PA system
Classical, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Classical crossover, Early music, Jazz, Jazz fusion, Modern jazz, Acoustic, Covers, Tribute, Rock, Progressive rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Power rock, Classic rock, Pop rock, Hard rock, Britpop
Guitar, Classical guitar, Lute, Spanish guitar
Corporate event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Concert, Recording session, Birthday party
Arranger, Transcription, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Musicologist
Dionisio Aguado: Rondo In A Minor Op.2
Issac Albéniz: Asturias from Suite Espanola Op.47 No.5 (tr. Harris)
J. S. Bach: Prelude, Fugue And Allegro, BWV998
Agustin Barrios Mangoré: Choro De Saudade
Agustín Barrios Mangoré: Una Limosa Por El Amor De Dios
Miles Davis: In A Silent Way (tr. Harris)
Enrique Granados: Dedicatoria (tr. Harris)
George Harrison: Here Comes The Sun (tr. Harris)
George Harrison: Something (tr. Harris)
Scott Joplin: The Entertainer (tr. Harris)
Nikita Koshkin: The Princes Toys Suite
Lennon & McCartney: I Feel Fine (tr. Harris)
Stanley Myers: Cavatina (Theme from The Deer Hunter)
Plant & Paige/Led Zeppelin/: Stairway To Heaven (tr. Harris)
Rodrigo: Adagio From Concierto De Aranjuez (ed. Harris)
Freddie Mercury (Queen): Bohemian Rhapsody (tr. Harris)
Mozart: Andante In C From Piano Sonata (tr. Harris)
Johann Pachelbel: Canon
Fernando Sor: Variations On A Theme By Mozart,Op.9
Francisco Tárrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Trad. Spanish: Romance-Romanza (Theme from Jeux interdits) (tr. Harris)
Trad. Northern Irish: Londonderry Aire
Antonio Vivaldi: Adagio: Concerto In G For Two Mandolins (tr. Harris)
Richard Wagner: Ride Of The Valkyries (tr. Harris)
Mason Williams: Classical Gas (tr. Harris)
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I always try to be a flexible as possible in order to assist your event to run as smoothly as possible.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Yes, I can provide mp3 music upon request during any intervals. If you would like mp3 music to be played after a performance up to one hour then there is an additional charge of £120.
How much time do you need to set up?
This depends on the occasion. A simple compact set up for wedding ceremonies, funerals and indoor house-parties takes about 15-20 minutes. A small stage setup can take 45-60 minutes. Please allow a large 1.2k PA system to take up to two hours.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
It will depend on my repertoire at any given time. Maintaining a huge rota of pieces is like spinning plates. I'll do my best though given enough advance notice and preperation time.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
I am happy to field genre type requests and special ceremony songs, but it will depend on the song-choice and amount of notice given. My repertoire is wide-ranging meaning that past requests have usually been granted.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
My versatility is often quoted as being unusually impressive. The fact that I employ a variety of stage instruments and guitar-family types, Being able to sing Dire Straits, Beatles (George Harrison) and variou popular cover songs helps to asd to the variety should it be preferable to my instrumental music.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Glasgow Theatre Royal Wimbledon Theatre South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell Cavern Club Liverpool
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Julian Bream Mark Knopfler Chet Atkins Jeff Beck Paco De Lucia Joe Pass John Williams George Harrison Andres Segovia John McLaughlin Paco Peña Jerry Reed Carlos Santana Tony Iommi
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
I performed and accompanied Sir Cliff Richard a few years ago.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£75|
|Up to 1 hour||£180|
|Up to 2 hours||£275|
|Up to 3 hours||£400|
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