John Edward Croker
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Lewis Capaldi - Someone You Loved: Piano Rock School Grade 2. Arr. jeC, BMus (Hons), PGCE Music, QTS
Sister Act - Sister Act (Alan Menken) Piano Karaoke
Angel (Malaika) - 2015 'Big Apple' Mix - Feat. Jo Philpot and John Croker
Pro since 99.... what else?!
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
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Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Britpop, Glam rock, Pop rock, Indie, Post rock, Progressive rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, World music, African music, Bossa nova, French music, Flamenco, Latin, Ska, Reggae, Salsa, Scottish music, Samba, Tango, Spanish music, Cuban music, Russian music, Christmas, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Opera, Musical theatre, Ambient, Electronic, Triphop, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Ceilidh, Folk rock, Country, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Modern jazz, Latin jazz, Swing, Gospel, Ragtime, Barbershop, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Jazz fusion, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Noise music, Originals, Punk rock, Arabic, Calypso, Caribbean music, Hard rock, Power rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal
Arranger, Composer, Lyricist, Orchestrator, Producer, Songwriter, Sound technician, Transcription, Actor, Musical comedy, Dancer, Fluent improviser, Repetiteur, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Composition teaching, Music therapy, Examiner, Community music worker, Musicologist, Accompanist
Gravity (Martin, Chris)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (Simone, Nina)
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (John, Elton)
When I Fall in Love (Young and Heyman)
Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Ellington/Waller)
Someone to Watch over me (Gershwin)
Prelude 1 (Gershwin)
Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin)
They all Laughed (Gershwin)
Love is Here to Stay (Gershwin)
Embraceable you (Gershwin)
The Man I Love (Gershwin)
But not for me (Gershwin)
I Love a piano (Berlin)
You’re the Top (Porter)
Tea for two (Youmans)
I’m still standing (John)
Yellow Brick Road (John)
All I want for Christmas is you (Carey & Afanasieff)
You belong to me (Price, King and Stewart)
Every time we say goodbye (Porter)
I got plenty of Nothin (Gershwin)
Take Five (Brubeck)
Blue Bayou / Lago Azul (Orbison)
It must be love (Madness)
We are Young (Supergrass)
Quien Sera / Sway
Girl from Ipanema
Songs of Love (Divine Comedy)
I don’t know what it is (R. Wainwright)
Can't Take my Eyes of You
Music To Watch Girls By
What a difference a Day Made
Mas Que Nada
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I will always try to accommodate these as long as no other gigs are impacted so I kindly request an additional 25% for every change of timing greater than an hour. If timings of less than an hour need to take place please just let me know.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
“Absolutely. IPod service via PA is free. If you would like DJ service after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional €100 / Hr.
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 I can provide a free playlist service pre 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! If you are booking me as a singer / pianist I will call to check if the Piano is Acoustic or Digital so I can bring the right amplification.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
My set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what guests enjoy best at a variety of different themed events. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event. I kindly request €30 per song or piece of performing with your own musicians and that this sheet music is sent to me 30 days prior.
Are you able to bring your own piano or keyboard?
Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument to play acoustically or digitally to suit your event!
Can you learn song requests before the event?
If a song isn't included in my repertoire there may still be a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of €30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£50|
|Up to 1 hour||£160|
|Up to 2 hours||£300|
|Up to 3 hours||£440|
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.
Bespoke music video
I'll produce a unique music video with professional recording equipment. I can customise the video with your own branding and lyrics!
Digital music party
I'll host an hour's entertainment for your virtual party. Includes a 'guess that tune' quiz, personalised songs for your team and other interactive music games! Guaranteed belly laughs!
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