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Alex Dan

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Pianist
London
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Experienced multi-instrumentalist: guitarist, pianist & flautist based in London, specialised in a vast range of genres.

A skilled and experienced professional musician/multi-instrumentalist (guitarist, pianist and flautist) with professional skills including arranging orchestral music, world music and videography production, composing orchestral work for film score and TV commercials, etc. - Guitar I have been playing guitar for 17 years. I started with classical guitar at the age of 11, and switched to electric guitar and modern music two years later. I have had lessons with some great names. I'm a versatile guitarist who is familiar with many different modern genres i.e. pop, rock, blues, country, bossa nova, samba, jazz, funk, reggae and fusion, amongst many others. - Piano I am equally proficient on the piano as I am on the guitar. I started playing keyboard at the age of four with a local tutor for a few of years and have never stopped teaching myself and practising since then. Styles that I am most familiar with on piano include jazz, latin, and pop. I attended the Jazz degree course at Middlesex University to study jazz piano and have been taught by some of the UK's most demanded jazz musicians e.g. Nikki Iles, Stuart Hall, Chris Batchelor, and Gareth Williams to name a few. - Flute A woodwind instrument that I have been enjoying playing since the age of 12. My strongest point when I'm on the flute is jazz improvisation, latin style, world/ethno-fusion music and big band/ensemble performance. I have played with different jazz bands led by Nikki Iles (Royal Academy of Music), and Kate Williams (Guildhall School of Music and Drama). - Other instruments: Violin and drum Although I do not play these instruments at a professional level, I believe having had lessons on these instruments is certainly helpful for my music career when working with musicians specialised in these instruments for better mutual understanding and collaboration.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Jazz fusion, Gospel, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Blues, Swing, Folk, Country, Bluegrass, Classical, Film / TV music, Contemporary classical, Electronic, Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Easy listening, Light music, Originals, Pop, Covers, Soul, Acoustic, Funk, Funk rock, R&B, Tribute, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Brazilian music, World music, Bossa nova, Samba
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Instruments:
Piano, Flute, Guitar, Keyboard
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Producer, Transcription, Orchestrator, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Community music worker
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Customer questions

If I have a piano at my venue, are you happy to perform on that?

Yes, of course.

Reviews

From customers:

Stephen M, 2 years ago

A very versatile musician & true multi-instrumentalist with equal proficiency on all three instruments i.e. guitar, piano and flute.

Irene A, 3 years ago

A technically advanced and experienced pianist with a vast range of repertoire

From other musicians:

Neli Dimitrova
24th August 2016
Neli Dimitrova

I have known Alex for over 3 years now and he has continuously proven to be reliable and punctual.