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Jamie Ellis

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About Jamie

Guitarist
London
Electric Guitarist | Acoustic Guitarist | Musical Director | Live and Studio |

Jamie is a UK based professional guitarist, experienced in: touring, recording, live radio, festivals, musicals and corporate events. Experienced in musical theatre, Jamie has worked with Shone Productions (Peter Pan - Gaiety Theatre, Isle of Man) and frequently expands his experience from his West End mentors: Mark Cox (The Last Tango, Bat out of hell), Griff Johnson (Grease, Motown), Felix Stickland (Addams Family, Matilda). In the studio, Jamie has worked with named producers such as: John Gallen (Queen, George Benson) Steve Wilkinson (Alesha Dixon, The Rolling Stones), Daryl Johnson (Will.i.am, Pharrell Williams). International success with Jamie’s original project ‘Sun House’ has seen him record at Metropolis Studios - London, perform at some of the UK’s biggest Blues festivals, be featured in various Blues Magazines and aired on radio stations such as BBC and Planet Rock. His work with various Function, Corporate and Tribute companies has seen Jamie perform at a multitude of high end shows across Europe. Graduating from The Academy Of Contemporary Music with a First Class BAHons Degree, Jamie studied under the likes of Pete Roth (Rosemary Squires,The London Gala Orchestra) and Giorgio Serci (BBC Concert Orchestra, David Garrett). Yet also took direction from Andrew Smalls (Kylie Minogue, Massive Attack) and Sandy Beals (One Direction, Wheatus).

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Disco, Funk, Motown, R&B, Soul, Tribute, Karaoke, Rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Punk rock, Pop rock, Blues, Bluegrass, Country
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant 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:
Composer, Transcription, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Repetiteur, Theory teaching, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

An example of covered repertoire. More songs added daily.
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
1999 - Prince
After The Love Has Gone - Earth Wind and Fire
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye
Ain't No Stopping Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
All I Do - Stevie Wonder
American Boy - Estelle
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
At Last - Etta James
Back In The USSR - The Beatles
Bad Girls - Donna Summer
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Best Of My Love - The Emotions
Black Or White - Michael Jackson
Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons
The Boss - Dianna Ross
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
Buck Rogers - Feeder
Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton John
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Celebration - Kool And The Gang
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Chunky - Bruno Mars
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Daddy Cool - Boney M
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dancing Queen - ABBA
December 1963 - Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons
Deja Vu - Beyonce
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Don't Stop 'Till You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
Everybody Dance - Chic
Fame - Irene Cara
Fantasy - Earth Wind and Fire
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
Feel Like Making Love - D'Angelo
Fire - Kasabian
Flashlight - Jessie J
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Forget You - CeeLo Green
Get Down On It - Kool And The Gang
Get Lucky - Daft Punk

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‎Laurence S, 11 months ago

A highly professional, very tight band and really nice people. Just a fabulous band. Made a really good party a fabulous party. 100% of our guests were blown away by Central Avenue. Fabulous band. Very tight, professional musicians and really nice people. All of our guests were highly impressed. A highly professional group of young, talented musicians make this band an excellent choice. The 100+ guests at our celebration wedding party were blown away by Central Avenue. Great music and really nice people

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Cherrie M, 1 year ago

We had Central Avenue perform at our wedding in Farnham. They did a fantastic job entertaining our guests. We had lots of compliments! They were very friendly and accommodating. Will definitely have them again for a future event.

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