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Carl Bradford, Violin - Rule The World
Carl Bradford, Violin - Song From A Secret Garden
Carl Bradford, Violin - Meditation
Carl is a violinist from Eastbourne. He studied in London at Trinity Laban and now performs and teaches around Sussex and London
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Public liability insurance of £10 million
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Classical, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Christmas, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Ragtime, Jazz, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Top 40, Tribute, Klezmer, Scottish music
The following are theme set suggestions. A more specific song list is available on request.
1. Jazz, Blues & Ragtimes tunes
2. English, Irish & Scottish folk tunes
3. Klezmer music
4. Celtic melodies
5. Seafarers tunes (Morris dance/ Medieval folk selection)
6. American Country folk tunes
7. Film Music
9. Classical music all time favourites
10.Music of the 50s & 60s
11.Music of the 80s
13. ABBA & QUEEN hits
14. Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley hits
15. Current modern day hits
16. Cocktail Lounge tunes
Title: Classical favourites, Fiddle Tunes & Tangos
Description: All time favourite classics and fiddle tunes including classical, Hungarian folk, Piazzolla and Lord of the Dance.
List of songs examples
Czardas, Hungarian Dance, Ave Maria, Libertango, Lord of the Dance theme.
Do you have different line-up options?
I also play with my violin duo partner Karina, in Strings Attached.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We 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 us know
How much time do you need to set up?
We 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!
Can I pick the pieces 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.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes, we are able to bring all our own equipment to perform acoustically or amplified.
Can you learn specific pieces 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 £20 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Ability to perform in a large variety of styles with or without backing tracks.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Carl has performed most recently for Princess Cruises with his duo partner in Strings Attached. He has also performed around the UK at renowned venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall and St Johns Smith Square.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
As part of Strings Attached, violin duo - We are inspired by many different styles of music and love to challenge ourselves in implementing as many as possible in to our violin duo repertoire. Particular artists such as The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley etc we have even dedicated theme sets to.
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Strings Attached in Concert celebrate tango, jazz, classical, fiddle tunes and more in a unique musical showcase. Performance onboard Coral Princess, Universe Lounge, April 2019. Link to preview: https://youtu.be/fTMCwlnoU40
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£80|
|Up to 1 hour||£180|
|Up to 2 hours||£290|
|Up to 3 hours||£380|
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