Singing pianist

Craig Keys

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About Craig

Singer and Pianist
Singing pianist
Nottingham
Public liability insurance of £10 million

From background piano to a full blown party band, I can provide everything you need for your event or big day!

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This act has been working with Encore for over 5 years
Musicianship
Genres:
Soul, Jazz, Swing, Acoustic, Pop, Vintage, Covers, Motown, Modern jazz, Ambient pop, Funk, R&B, Easy listening, Light music
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Corporate event, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Charity event
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Other skills:
Arranger, Producer, Sound technician, Audio engineer, Ableton Live, Instrumental teaching, Community music worker, Musicologist, Accompanist
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Song list

A Million Love Songs - Take That
A Wink And A Smile - Harry Connick
Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
Against All Odds - Phil Collins
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye
All Of Me - John Legend
Amazed - Lonestar
As - Stevie Wonder
Back For Good - Take That
Best Part - Daniel Caeser
Black And Gold - Sam Sparro
Budapest - George Ezra
Clocks - Coldplay
Come Fly With Me
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Crazy Love - Michael Buble
Cry Me A River - Michael Buble
Cupid - Amy Winehouse
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Reading
Don't Know Why - Norah Jones
Don't You Worry Bout A Thing - Stevie Wonder
Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Michael Buble
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Drift Away - Doobie Brothers
Englishman In New York - Sting
Everybody - Backstreet Boys
Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears for Fears
Everything - Michael Buble
Feeling Good - Michael Buble
Feels Like Home - Randy Newman
Give Me The Night - George Benson
Grow Old With Me - Tom Odell
Human - Rag 'N' Bone Man
Human Nature - Michael Jackson
I Feel It Coming - The Weeknd
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
I Need A Dollar - Aloe Blacc
I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys
I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
If I Ain’t Got You - Alicia Keys
Just The Two Of Us - Bill Withers
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel
Lets Stay Together - Al Green
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Midnight At The Oasis - Brand New Heavies
Moondance - Van Morrison
Never Forget - Take Take
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
Ordinary People - John Legend
Over and Over Again - Nathan Sykes
Patience - Take That
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Pray - Take That
Put Your Records On - Corrine Bailey Rae
Rock With You - Michael Jackson
Shivers - Ed Sheeran
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Stars - Simply Red
Still Feel Like Your Man - John Mayer
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Teardrops - Womack & Womack
Tears Of My Tears - Smokey Robinson
The Greatest Day - Take That
The Man That Can't Be Moved - The Script
The Power Of Love - Huey Lewis and the News
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
This Love - Maroon 5
Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Wonderful World - James Morrison
World Of Our Own - Westlife
Would I Lie To You - Charles & Eddie
Yellow - Coldplay
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
You Give Me Something - James Morrison
Your Song - Elton John
Customer questions

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

I always try my 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?

Yes I usually do this for free between my sets, and afterwards depending on length of time needed.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as my PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for the 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 have my own electric piano which I use on most performances.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to discuss this.

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)£250
Up to 1 hour£350
Up to 2 hours£400
Up to 3 hours£450
Packages
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
£850
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Amy P
3 years ago, for a Wedding in Kelham House
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5 out of 5

Hi Craig. Just want to say thank you so much for Monday. You were amazing. So many people have said how much they enjoyed your music!

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Laura P
3 years ago, for a Wedding in THORESBY PARK
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5 out of 5

A huge huge thank you to Craig who took total care of our wedding ceremony and played some really beautiful pieces of music. We also had his band at our evening reception and wow what a great team of lads, fantastic music, getting everyone up and dancing from the start. We didn't want the night to end!

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