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Marianne McGregor - 'Best Vocalist' Scottish Jazz Awards 2023
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Glasgow
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Marianne McGregor is a prominent new voice in the Scottish Jazz Scene. Highly acclaimed ‘Best Vocalist’ at the Scottish Jazz Awards 2023, McGregor continues to gain recognition for her powerful voice. Taking inspiration from her great jazz influencers, Marianne has a tone comparable to the likes of Amy Winehouse, an Ella-like freedom towards improvisation and captures phrasing and emotion with the power of Billie Holiday. As a seasoned performer, Marianne is working with some of Scotland's top jazz and popular music players. Delivering upbeat sets of jazz / soul / pop classics to very appreciative audiences at festivals, corporate events, weddings and functions among other big stage events.

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Stuart H
1 year ago
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I asked Marianne to guide me on what was best for a 60th birthday party for about 80 people in the garden. She instantly grasped what I was after, arrived at the party with a guitarist and an amp, and they wowed everyone with their selection of music. As musicians, and people to have around, they were perfect in every way. I would happily recommend Marianne, and hope to ask her along to other parties in the future. Thank you so much Marianne and Uri.

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Ross T
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Excellent performer! My guests were full of praise. Marianne was highly professional and performed exactly as requested. Also, extremely good value, I thought, and I would highly recommend her.

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Emma M
5 years ago

Amazing singer and performer

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Marianne's Song list

After You've Gone - Ella Fitzgerald
Aint Misbehavin' - Fats Waller
All Of Me - Ella Fitzgerald
All The Things You Are - Ella Fitzgerald
At Last - Etta James
Autumn Leaves - Joseph Kosma
Blue Moon - Ella Fitzgerald
Body and Soul - Ella Fitzgerald
Cheek To Cheek - Ella Fitzgerald
Cry Me A River - Julie London
Corcovado - Astrud Gilberto
Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Ella Fitzgerald
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore - Ella Fitzgerald
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Fever - Peggy Lee
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday
Girl From Ipanema - Sarah Vaughn
Hallelujah I Love Him So - Ray Charles
Honey Suckle Rose - Fats Waller
It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Aint Got That Swing - Ella Fitzgerald
I Could Write A Book - Frank Sinatra
I Get A Kick Out Of You - Frank Sinatra
It's Only A Paper Moon - Ella Fitzgerald
Love Me Or Leave Me - Nina Simone
L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole
Lullaby Of Birdland - Sarah Vaughn
Loverman (Oh Where Can You Be?) - Billie Holiday
Mean To Me - Billie Holiday
Moondance - Van Morrison
Moonriver - Frank Sinatra
My Funny Valentine - Ella Fitzgerald
Misty - Ella Fitzgerald
Nature Boy - Kurt Elling
On The Sunny Side Of The Street - Ella Fitzgerald
Pennies From Heaven - Ella Fitzgerald
Pure Imagination - from Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (jazzed up version)
Summertime - George Gershwin
Stormy Weather - Billie Holiday
Smile - Charlie Chaplin
Someone To Watch Over Me - Ella Fitzgerald
They Cant Take That Away From Me - Billie Holiday
These Foolish Things - Ella Fitzgerald
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
The Nearness Of You - Ella Fitzgerald
Them There Eyes - Billie Holiday
Tenderly - Ella Fitzgerald
You Make Me Feel So Young - Frank Sinatra
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - Sarah Vaughan
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Why Dont You Do Right? - Peggy Lee
Back to Black - Amy Winehouse
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
You Know Im No Good - Amy Winehouse
Love is a losing game - Amy Winehouse
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Mr Magic - Amy Winehouse
Cherry - Amy Winehouse
Tears Dry On Their Own - Amy Winehouse
I Heard Love Is Blind - Amy Winehouse
Mercy - Duffy
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Wade In The Water - Eva Cassidy
American Boy - Estelle
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
I Wanna Be Like You - The Jungle Book
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Mr Sandman - The Chordettes
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
This Will Be - Natalie Cole
Songbird - Eva Cassidy
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield

Marianne's Prices

Last updated: 2024

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)£125
Up to 1 hour£187.50
Up to 2 hours£312.50
Up to 3 hours£375
Customer questions

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

If your timings change after the booking has been made we will do our best to be flexible to your requests. If it is possible for us to adjust the time for you we will be happy to oblige.

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

Yes I am able to play music through my PA before and between sets - this could be a playlist you make in advance, a selection chosen by myself or you could plug your own phone in if it has a normal headphone jack.

How much time do you need to set up?

Set up times can vary on the event type and whether I am playing solo (myself and piano) or with an accompanist or band etc. We will always arrive in plenty of time and liase with you (the client) or the venue manager to arrange a smooth and care-free set up.

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

Yes if you wanted to hear any songs in particular from my list I would be happy to include them.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes in most cases we bring all our own equipment.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I am always happy to learn a specific song for your event, this is something we would discuss and may have an extra (small) fee for the time spent learning and rehearsing.
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Modern jazz, Swing, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Vintage, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Soul
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Charity event, Theatre / Show
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Other skills:
Arranger, Songwriter, Lyricist, Singing teaching, Composer
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