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About Dan Nixon

Professional guitarist available for teaching, theatre, recording, and live shows.
Guitarist
Eastbourne
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Hello! I’m Dan and I’m a guitarist based in East Sussex, UK.  I find myself in a very fortunate position that I play guitar for a living, and I couldn’t be happier doing it! I’ve been playing guitar for over 15 years, having been inspired to take up the instrument from listening to players such as Eric Clapton, Tony Iommi, John Frusciante, Jimi Hendrix, John Mayer, and David Gilmour, to name but a few. In 2011, I graduated from BIMM with a First Class BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship, and since then have embarked on a varied and highly rewarding career playing the guitar through gigging, teaching, touring, performing in musical theatre and aboard luxury cruise ships. ​ ​ ​

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 can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
Musicianship
Genres:
Acoustic, Pop, Covers, Ambient pop, Soul, Hip Hop, Motown, Funk, Funk rock, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Post rock, Pop rock, Indie, Rock 'n' Roll, Blues, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Easy listening
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Cruise, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Birthday party
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Other skills:
Composer, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Song list

Blame It On Me - George Ezra
Buck Rodgers - Feeder
Cake By The Ocean - DNCE
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Castle On The Hill - Ed Sheeran
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Complicated - Avril Lavigne
Dakota - The Stereophonics
Domino - Jessie J
Feel So Close - Calvin Harris
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Hash Pipe - Weezer
Hate To Say I Told You So - The Hives
Hey Ya - Outkast
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys
I Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
Just a Day - Feeder
Lady (Hear Me Tonight) - Modjo
Locked Outta Heaven - Bruno Mars
Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
Love Yourself - Justin Beiber
Mercy - Duffy
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Naive - The Kooks
Place Your Hands - Reef
Price Tag - Jessie J
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People
Rolling in the Deep - Adele
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Shotgun - George Ezra
Shut Up and Dance - Walk The Moon
Sorry - Justin Beiber
Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
The Middle - Jimmy Eat World
Times Like These - Foo Fighters
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
All The Small Things - Blink 182
All Star - Smash Mouth
Angels - Robbie Williams
Basket Case - Green Day
Boys and Girls - Blur
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Friday I'm In Love - The Cure
Hard to Handle - The Black Crowes
I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys
I'll Be There For You - The Rembrandts
Keep On Moving - Five
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Mmmbop - Hanson
Parklife - Blur
She's Electric - Oasis
Wonderwall - Oasis
500 Miles - The Proclaimers
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Billy Jean - Michael Jackson
Every Move You Make - The Police
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Karma Khameleon - Culture Club
Kiss - Prince
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Little Respect - Erasure
Livin On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Purple Rain - Prince
Simply The Best - Tina Turner
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
Take On Me - A-ha
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Alright Now - Free
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Highway To Hell - AC/DC
I Wanna Be Your Lover - Prince
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Le Freak - Chic
Long Train Runnin' - The Doobie Brothers
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Message in a Bottle - The Police
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Roxanne - The Police
Signed Seal Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Stuck In The Middle - Stealers Wheels
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Hard Day's Night - The Beetles
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beetles
Twist And Shout - The Beetles
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
I Got a Woman - Ray Charles
Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles
Do You Love Me - The Contours
Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
I'm a Believer - The Monkees

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Alex F, 1 year ago

My Daughter had guitar lessons with Dan and was utterly inspired by his teaching. It makes a huge difference for children to be taught contemporary tunes by professional musicians to whom they admire and look up to. My daughter now plays electric guitar and bass at home, in her secondary school band and rock band. I'm not sure if there is a better endorsement than that.

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Karl B, 2 years ago

Dan played for our summer party and was fantastic, great fun tunes with a wide range to please everyone, and his guitar skills are second to none! Nice guy too! Hoping he's free for our next event!!