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David Wray

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Public liability insurance of £5 million
Professional guitarist and singer of 25+ years. Recorded several albums performing across in Europe, North America and Asia.

Started writing on piano and guitar in my teens. My first band was signed to an EMI subsidiary. After tours and records (yep, vinyl) I found myself being hired for session work and tours. I have spent around 15 years writing music for TV, Radio and Film and have had around 50 published tracks. As the guitarist and singer in the trio Namaqua, I have written and co-written several albums, EPs and MVs. Since mid-2015 I have been playing George Harrison on the Beatles tribute circuit and doing deps and sessions for functions. Influenced by Clapton, Beatles, Hendrix, Brad Paisley, Mark Knopfler and many others.

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
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Rock, Acoustic, Vintage, Covers, Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Blues, Classic rock
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Songwriter, Transcription, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

You Really Got Me
Hi Ho Silver Lining D
Handle With Care
Sweet Caroline G/C
Daydream Believer
I’m A Believer
All Shook Up A
Marie’s The Name Of His Latest Flame
Pretty Flamingo
Michelle
Shangalang
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Teenage kicks
Sunshine of your love
Crazy little called love
Rebel Rebel
All or nothing
You really got me
Suspicious Minds
Handle with care
Help! 
Yellow submarine 
Hold your hand
I feel fine
Day Tripper
Twist n shout
Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Valerie
Time Of Your Life - Green Day
Wild Wood - Paul Weller
Wonderwall - Oasis
She's Electric - Oasis
Free Fallin' - Tom Petty
Here Comes The Sun
Hide Your Love Away
Message In A Bottle
Every Breath You Take
Creep - Radiohead
Yesterday - Beatles 
I don't want to talk about it - Crazy Horse
Travis - Why does it always rain on me
REM - The one i love
The Beatles - All my loving
Coldplay - Yellow
Simon & Garfunkel - Mrs Robinson

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Lisa G, 1 year ago

One evening in December, chaos erupted in the quiet village of Stock. The Harvard Inn opened its doors for the first, but not the last time, to The Beatles. With a little help from their friends, the place ended up rocking! We were transported through decades of wonderful hits. There was singing, dancing and swaying of hands. Thank you for a wonderful evening.

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Michael A, 1 year ago

I was reminded today that we were going to hire a DJ. Haha, I'm so glad we hired your band. Nothing but good things to say about you, nothing but sore feet the next morning. Loved your version of While My Guitar Gently Weeps. Truly amazing!

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