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Double Bassist

Dan Sheppard

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Hi! I'm Dan Sheppard. I'm a jazz double bassist with 25 years experience. I'm also a service provider - I supply jazz groups for events.
Double Bassist
Brighton
Public liability insurance of £10 million

I've been playing jazz professionally since 1994. I play for a lot of private events, mainly weddings and corporate jollies. I also play at high-end restaurants, such as The Ivy, 34, Scotts, Le Caprice and more. I also play at Ronnie Scott's regularly, and various jazz festivals. A few years ago I launched my own bespoke jazz agency, through which I've been supplying musicians for events at Liberty London, William & Son, Accouter, Savill's, The Fine Art Group, Bang & Olufsen, Jo Malone and many more. I'm reliable, professional and courteous, and I expect the bands I supply to be the same. I keep a small roster of musicians I know I can trust - I only supply bands I have played with myself so I can vouch for the standards they adhere to. I wouldn't want to supply an unknown quantity to a client because I like to guarantee they're in good hands.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
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, Swing
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent improviser
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Song list

A Foggy Day
A Night In Tunisia
A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square
After You’ve Gone
Agua De Beber
Almost Like Being In Love
Alright, Okay, You Win
All Of Me
All Of You
All The Things You Are
Alone Together
Angel Eyes
As Long As I Live
At Last
Bei Mir Bist Schein
Bernie’s Tune
Between The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea
Black Coffee
Blue Monk
Blue Skies
Brazil
Brigas Nunca Mais
But Beautiful
But Not For Me
Bye Bye Blackbird
Caravan
Cheek To Cheek
Cherokee
Corcovado
Crazy Rhythm
Cry Me A River
Days Of Wine & Roses
Deed I Do
Deep Purple
Desafinado
Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
Don’t Explain
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Dream Of You
East Of The Sun
Easy Living
Everything Happens To Me
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Exactly Like You
Favela
Fever
Fly Me To The Moon
Footprints
Four
Gee Baby Ain’t I Good To You
Georgia
Get Happy
God Bless The Child
Gone With The Wind
Honeysuckle Rose
How High The Moon
How Insensitive
I’m Beginning To See The Light
I'm Glad There's You
I’m In The Mood For Love
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
I Fall In Love Too Easily
I Get A Kick Out Of You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
I Love You
I Remember You
I Thought About You
I’ll Remember April
I’ll See You In My Dreams
I Wish I Were In Love Again
If I Were A Bell
If You Never Come To Me
In A Mellow Tone
In A Sentimental Mood
Invitation
It Don’t Mean A Thing
It Could Happen To You
It’s Only A Paper Moon
Jersey Bounce
Just Friends
Just One Of Those Things
Let There Be Love
Let’s Do It, Let’s Fall In Love
Love For Sale
Loverman
Love Me Or Leave Me
Lullabye Of Birdland
Mack The Knife
Mas Que Nada
Menilmontánt
Midnight Sun
Misty
Moondance
More Than You Know
My Baby Just Cares For Me
My Funny Valentine
My One & Only Love
Nature Boy
Never Let Me Go
Nica’s Dream
Night & Day
No More Blues
Old Devil Moon
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
One Note Samba
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Pennies From Heaven
Polkadots & Moonbeams
Puttin’ On The Ritz
Remember
‘Round Midnight
S’Wonderful
Satin Doll
Secret Love
Sentimental Journey
Skylark
So Danço Samba
So Many Stars
So Nice/Summer Samba
Social Call
Summertime
Star Eyes
Stella By Starlight
Straight No Chaser
Straighten Up & Fly Right
Sway
Sweet Sue
Take Five
Take the A Train
Tea For Two
Teach Me Tonight
Tenderly
That Old Feeling
The Good Life
The Great City
The Gypsy
The Nearness Of You
The Shadow Of Your Smile
The Very Thought Of You
There Is No Greater Love
There Will Never Be Another You
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
This Can’t Be Love
This Is Always
This Masquerade
Undecided
Unforgettable
Watch What Happens
Wave
Well You Needn’t
What A Difference A Day Made
What Is This Thing Called Love
Whisper Not
Willow Weep For Me
You & The Night & The Music
You Do Something To Me
You Don’t Know What Love Is
You’ve Changed
You Turned The Tables On Me

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Sara B, 1 year ago

These lovely boys played at my birthday party. They even let me sing a tune! They were truly delightful, and I'll use them again :)

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Peter D, 1 year ago

Fantastic! Set the tone just right - great volume for mingling whilst creating a happy vibe. It helped that they were clearly enjoying playing.

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