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About Colin

I am an experienced keyboard player having worked with many of the greats including Roy Orbison, Des O' Connor and Harry Secombe.
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I started my musical career as a Hammond organ player in a small band based in the West Country. In 1965 he started at the then famous cabaret and night club backing all the cabaret acts that visited including many stars of the day including those mentioned above to name but a few. I remained as Musical Director of the club for some considerable time with anything from a three piece to a thirty two piece orchestra depending who the cabaret acts were. I left after thirteen years to pursue a different career but have now returned to play keyboards in restaurants and hotels weddings parties and other musical venues. I can sight read for backing cabaret and currently have my own keyboards including a portable Hammond XK2. I also carry a PA system. Swing and light jazz music is my love although other genres of music are amongst my repertoire..

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
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
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Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Swing, Pop, Classical, Musical theatre
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Event types:
New Year's Eve, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Arranger, Transcription, Orchestrator, Accompanist
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Song list

The More I See You.
We've Only Just Begun.
Close To You.
Goodbye To Love.
All My Loving
Beatles Medley.
Girl From Ipanaema.
John Legend, All Of Me.
Arthurs Theme Christopher Cross.
Life On Mars. David Bowie.
Moonlight Sonata.
Bach's Prelude Number One.
Theme From Love Story.
A Man and a Woman.
I Want to Make It With You.
Going Out of My Head.
Fly Me To The Moon.
Autumn Leaves.
Moon River.


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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£100
Up to 1 hour£100
Up to 2 hours£125
Up to 3 hours£140


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Andrea G, 2 years ago

Colin, was absolutely fantastic!! The set he played was the perfect accompaniment to to the birthday meal. The guests had issues getting to the venue on time, due to an event on in London. He therefore accounted for this and played longer than actually contracted, which made the birthday boy very happy indeed! Thanks again!

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Chris P, 3 years ago

We were very pleased with Colins piano playing and it made a perfect addition to our meal. He was very helpful in all matters and we would recommend him highly. nothing was too much trouble.

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Sarah M, 3 years ago

Colin Pete set, played for a work team building day. Lots of fun they really helped the team with awards presentations themes

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Mark B, 3 years ago

I recently had lunch at the Belvedere Restaurant in Holland Park, where the Piano Player Colin Peters enhanced my experience. I am following his career with interest

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