Singing guitarist

Luigi Cirillo

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About Luigi

With over 20 years of stage experience as singer-guitarist, Luigi Cirillo proposes an entertainment show that is the sum of his musicianship
Singing guitarist
Belfast
Public liability insurance of £1 million

Luigi Cirillo has been dedicated to music studies since an early age. An eclectic route, through saxophone and guitar, has led him to singing, where he has found his natural expressive dimension. He improved his vocalism under the guidance of M. Mario Castiglia as a soloist and chorister. He worked as a soloist with the Orchestra Fantasia Napoletana, touring throughout Italy. He performed in Poland and Spain as a chorister with the Renaissance ensemble Principe San Severino, participating in international art music festivals (colto/extracolto). Among many, he played with Linley Hamilton, Espedito De Marino, Antonio Florio. His continuous training allows him to exhibit an extreme vocal ductility, from throat singing to Renaissance and Jazz.

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5 gigs
Experienced: 5 bookings through Encore
Musicianship
Genres:
World music, Contemporary classical, Cabaret, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Swing, Light music, Acoustic, Covers, Vintage, Italian music, Latin, Salsa, Spanish music, Tango, Samba, Flamenco, Cumbia, Brazilian music, Bossa nova, Argentinian, Classical, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, Jazz, Blues, Easy listening, Arabic, Asian music, German music, Greek music, Jewish music, French music
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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, Burns night, Birthday party, Virtual event, Recording session
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Other skills:
Actor, Fluent improviser, Arranger, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Musical comedy, MC, Accompanist, Singing teaching, Theory teaching
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Song list

[Traditional Italian]
Volare
That's amore
Azzurro
'O sole mio
Mambo Italiano
Just a gigolo
Almeno tu nell'universo
Quando Quando
We no speak americano
Fly me to the moon
Fragile
desafinado
Pasqualino Maraja
Quien Sera (sway)
Roma nun fa la stupida
Serenata rap
The girl from ipanema
Jeux interdits
Lagrima
Valse Venezolano
Adelita
Vespa Special
Sons de Carrilhoes
7000 caffè
Certe notti
Che cos'è l'amor
Che sarà
E la luna bussò
Estate (Negramaro)
Il cielo in una stanza
Io per lei
Shape of my hearts
Tears in heaven
Lo guarracino
Rosalina
Funiculí funiculà
O sarracino
O surdat 'nnamurat
Tu ca nun chiagne
Uocchie c'arragiunate
Oh che sarà
Muoio per te
Che soddisfazione
Serenata napulitana
O guappo nnammurato
A casciaforte
[East mediterranean Folk]
Moj e bukura more
Lamma bada yatathanna
Kadmiri ustune
Ya mustafa
[West Mediterranean Folk]
Cammina cammina
Carmela
furturella
Ie mammeta e tu
Michelemma
'A tazza e cafè
Canzone Appassiunata
Carme' Carme'
Ca calore
Dicitancello vuje
Era de maggio
Fenesta vascia
Guaglione
Indifferentemente
Je so pazze
Je te vurria vasà
Malafemmena
Marenariello
Maria Marí
Maruzzella
Na tazzulella e cafè
Nel blu dipinto di blu
Nuttata e sentimento
Palomma e notte
Pigro
Quanno chiove
Reginella
Rundinella
Scalinatella
Scetate
Silenzio cantatore
Spaghetti a detroit
Suonne sunnate
Tarantella Luciana
Tarantelluccia
Tu vuo' fa l'americano
Via (con me)
Voce 'e notte
Napulitanata
Te voglio bene assaje
Balla Ballerino
Quando, quando, quando
That's amore
Napule è
Il padrino
[Spanish]
La camisa negra
Tuyo
El Vito
Malagueña
Rosa Morena
Verano Porteno
[Greek]
Mandilatos
Zorbas
Misirlu
Apoxenotopo
[Instrumental]
Nuttata e sentimento
Canzona appassiunata
Nel blu dipinto di blu
Voce ‘e notte
Spaghetti a Detroit
Mambo Italiano
Torero
‘O sole mio
Malafemmena
Il cielo in una stanza
Scetate
Je te vurria vasà
Suonne sunnate
Era de Maggio
Indifferentemente
Dicitancello vuie
Scalinatella
Maria Marí
Malagueña
El Vito
Lagrima
Jeux Interdits
Adelita
Sons de Carrilhoes
Vals Venezolano
Guaglione
Tarantella Caliendo
Danny boy
O Carolan's welcome
Bach aria sulla 5 corda
Fragile Riff
Che cos'è l'amor
Io Per lei
Maruzzella
Quanno chiove
Rosa Morena
Rosalina
Tuyo
Rundinella
Passione
Baciami piccina
Verano Porteno
The godfather
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My clients often tell me they love how I engage the public. I often also get their positive feedback about my musicianship and the intensity of my voice.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Countless pubs, restaurants and wedding venues. A few theaters (Belfast/Madrid/Poznan/Skye/Naples) and many squares in Italy.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Mina, Pino Daniele, Kurt Elling, Dean Bowman, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra .. too many :)

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Touring Italy with Orchestra "Fantasia Napoletana" under the direction of Maestro Antonio Florio.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 30 minutes before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yeah. We also have traditional acoustic world music instrument and percussions.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is one or two special songs you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£60
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£300
Packages
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
£200
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
£300
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
£400
NEW!Virtual services
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.
£15
Zoom bomb
I'll jump into your Zoom call and surprise your friends and colleagues with a unique song!
£30

Add-ons

Skype Consultation and 3 New Songs Learned
+£50
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Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Kelly R
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Luigi was amazing!! Great guy, wonderful musician, very good with communication, and showed up early! I highly recommend him to anyone!!!

Reply from Luigi
1 month ago

Thanks Kelly! I really enjoyed taking part to your event ☺️ Hope we'll do more and more!

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Don H
4 months ago
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5 out of 5

Couldn’t recommend enough…. Brilliant musician….

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Nicola E
6 months ago
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5 out of 5

We hired Luigi for our wedding. He was absolutely amazing. I wish I could give him more stars. I was quite particular with my ask of him. I sent him YouTube videos of the exact songs and playing style I wanted for my wedding and he delivered it perfectly, exactly how I envisioned. I knew I had picked the right person as he was a clear communicator over email and asked me questions when he wasn’t clear on something. Our guests enjoyed the environment he set both during the ceremony and cocktail hour post ceremony. I would not hesitate to hire him again in the future. Luigi, I cannot say thank you enough. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you! You are truly magnificent!

From other customers:

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Email
7 years ago

“Una serata meravigliosa! La musica e la poesia mi sono piaciute tantissimo!” [A great night! I loved both the music and the poetry!]

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Email
7 years ago

“Mi è piaciuto il concerto molto. Siete stati fantastici. Musicisti di grande talento.” [I loved the concert. You were all brilliant. Very talented musicians.]

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