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Aurelius Sciuka

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About Aurelius

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London
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Aurelius Sciuka is a highly professional pianist/keyboard player based in London.

Since graduation from Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre 1985, Aurelijus Sciuka has worked as a pianist, composer and arranger.  In 2006, he relocated to London, where he has worked as a freelance musician and composer. Performing on British jazz scene Aurelius Sciuka has been influenced by cultures from all over the world. He has collaborated with David Soul, Ernesto Simpson dr.(Richard Bona), Brandon Allen sax, Claude Deppa tr ,Nigel Price g, Linda Lewis, Curiosity Killed the Cat, Eliza Doolittle, Pete Doherty and others. Aurelius has produced a collection of original albums featuring nationally acclaimed artists like singers Neda (Love beginning of sky), Saulė (Suddenly so simple),NAMO, Trip To The Future. He has also worked alongside theatre people and those working in Television. His work has taken him to the Arab States, Oman and China, as well as appearing in jazz festivals in Lithuania, Sweden, UK and Germany.

Performance details
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 own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Folk, Pop, Rock, Electronic, Blues, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Jazz fusion, Swing, Gypsy jazz, Gospel
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Instruments:
Piano, Fortepiano, Accordion
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent improviser
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Song list

Jazz Real Book
All the things you are
Beautiful Love
Blue Bossa
Besame Mucho
On Green Dolphin Street
Billies Bounce
Satin Doll
Blue Monk
Beatrice
St. Thomas
Days of Wine and Roses
Freddie The Freeloader
Everything I love
Just Friends
Ladybird
Straight, No Chaser
Solar
Now Is The Time
Tune up
Yardbird Suite
Wave
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Coming Home Baby
Like Someone In Love
A Night in Tunisia
Oleo
Take the "A" Train
Softly, as in the morning Sunrise
Misty
A Girl From Ipanema
There Will Never Be Another You
Four
Alone Together
All of Me
Invitation
Have you met Miss Jones
There is No Greater Love
Song For My Father
One Note Samba
Body & Soul
How Insensitive
I Love You
Steeple Chase
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

Im always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100.”

How much time do you need to set up?

usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance

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

Yes, of course - as long as the piano is in working order and in tune, then I'm happy to play on it!”

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event. ”

Are you able to bring your own piano or keyboard?

Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument to play acoustically.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc. ”

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Passion,technique,melodic touch.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Pizza Express Jazz Club London, The Hippodrome Casino London, The Troxy Theatre London, Holiday In jazz lounge Kensington, Mill Hill Jazz Club London

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

John Coltrane,Miles Davis,Bill Evans

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Pizza Express Jazz Club London, The Troxy Theatre London, St Catherines Cathedral Birstonas Jazz Festivals

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£150
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£400
Up to 3 hours£500

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Camila R, 16 days ago

Highly recommend Dee&Aurelius duo. They really made our event super special. Would definitely hire them again. Actually, it’s the second time we do.

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Sarah H, 24 days ago

A S Jazz Duo @ Premises Great evening loved the vibe.Thx

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