Clarinettist

Charlie Hearnshaw

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Clarinettist
Devon
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Charlie plays jazz clarinet, sax & piano. He offers a jazz duo, trio, quartet or quintet.

Charlie plays clarinet, sax and piano. He studied classical music at Dartington College Of Arts in the 1970s and has worked as a professional jazz musician ever since. He has been featured on radio and television including the BBC and French radio and television.

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, Gypsy jazz, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Dixieland, Jazz fusion, Swing, World music, Brazilian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Polish music
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Audio engineer, Composer, Transcription, Sound technician, Songwriter, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Community music worker, Composition teaching, Theory teaching
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Song list

All of Me
As Time Goes By
At Last
Blue Moon
Bossa Dorada
Bring Me Sunshine
Cantina Band
Cheek to Cheek
Clair de Lune
Fly Me To The Moon
For Sephora
Georgia
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
In the Mood
Just The Two Of Us
Lembrando Chopin
Lullaby Of Birdland
Make You Feel My Love
Minhas Maos Meu Cavaquinho
Mister Duda
Moonglow
Night and Day
Once I Had a Secret Love
Petit Fleure
Puttin' On The Ritz
St Louis Blues
Stranger on the Shore
Sweet Georgia Brown
Take Five
The Look Of Love
Twelfth Street Rag
Waltz Of The Flowers
When You're Smiling
Whispering
Customer questions

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

We will do our best to fit in with your requirements. If its just a matter of starting a bit later or earlier its usually not a problem unless changing timings would clash with another booking that we have. If you ask us to play for longer or a lot later we may wish to ask for an addtional fee.

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

We can usually play recorded music throuugh our PA during our break provided you let us know in advance. It could be your music or ours. There would be no additional charge If you would like us to play recorded music through our PA before we start playing it may involve an additional charge because we might have to arrive earlier.

How much time do you need to set up?

Solo sax/clarinet with backing tracks about ten minutes Solo piano about 5 minutes if Charlie is to play the venue's piano or about 30 minutes if he has to bring his own piano. A Duo of clarinet/sax and guitar, (no vocals) 15 - 20 minutes A Duo of guitar/vocals and clarinet/sax about 35 minutes. Trio with cl/sax, gtr/voc & double bass about 40 minutes

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

We are happy for you to choose pieces from our set list.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Unless we are playing at a massive venue, we are entirely self-containted. All we need is one electric socket. If we are outside we need shelter from sunlight, wind and rain.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If we have to learn pieces that are new to us there may be an addtional charge, expecially if Charlie cannot find any printed music and has to learn them from Youtube

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Richard W, 1 year ago

Diners really enjoyed listening to the band, we had lots of positive comments.

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Rachael G, 1 year ago

Thank you so much for your brilliant sets on Sunday. Your low volume was perfect for the party. Everyone loved your music and it was an ideal accompaniment to the gorgeous weather.

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