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About Mark

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Cardiff
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Current lead vocal in St Louis Express. started professionally in 1994 with band Crosstrax , sang 20 years on clubland circuit with band

Lead vocalist in St Louis Express Swing Jump Jive band Sings as Duo with partner. Trio Hot Gin Swing with Sax lounge bars. Started singing professionally in 1994 with band Crosstrax, with rock duo Waxworks 2003- 2012

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Blues, Swing, Easy listening, Light music, Classic rock, Rock 'n' Roll
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue 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:
Dancer, Ableton Live, MC
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Song list

Let the Good times Roll “Ray Charles
Let there be Love - Nat King Cole
Mack the Knife - Bobby Darren
When “Kalin Twins”
Girl from Ipenena “Frank Sinatra”
I get a Kick out if you “Sinatra
South of the Border - Frank Sinatra
New York New York - Frank Sinatra
That’s Life - Frank Sinatra
Shake Shake Shake Senora. “Harry Belafonte”
You make me feel so young - " Frank Sinatra
Lady is a Tramp " Frank Sinatra
Green Green Grass " Tom Jones
Never fall in love again " Tom Jones
Delilah- Tom Jones
Got you Under my Skin " Frank Sinatra
Story of my Life- Jim Holiday
Cry to Me - Solomon Burke
Girl from Ipenena - Frank Sinatra
When your Smiling- Frank Sinatra
King of the Road " Roger Miller
L.O.V.E is all that I can give to you. - " Nat King Cole
Smile " Nat King Cole
Lazy Hazy Crazy days of Summer- Nat King Cole.
Don’t get around much anymore - Nat King Cole
Save the Last Dance " The Drifters
Up on the Roof - The Drifters
Some kind of Wonderful- The Drifters
Come over to my Place- The Drifters
Things " Bobby Darren
King of the Swingers” Louis Prima
Jump Jive Wail “Louis Prima”
Just a Gigalo " Louis Prima
Buena Sera " Louis Prima
Whistle stop - Louis Prima
Pennies from Heaven- Louis Prima
5 months 2 weeks- Louis Prima
Hey Boy Hey Girl - Louis Prima
Angelina- Louis Prima
Don’t fence me in “Bing Crosby
Don’t sit under the apple tree- Glen Miller
Chattanooga Choo Choo- Glen Miller
Putting on the Ritz- Fred Astaire
Ain’t Misbehavin- Fats Waller
Sit & write myself a letter- Fats Waller
Be my Guest - Fats Domino
On the Sunny Side of the Street- Frank Sinatra
Sweet Caroline " Neil Diamond
Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway
Little ol wine drinker- Dean Martin
Memories you gave - Dean Martin
That's Amore " Dean Martin
Cry to Me " Solomon Burke
Sway " Dean Martin / Michael
All of me “Michael Buble”
Come on Everybody " Eddie Cochran
Hit the Road Jack " Ray Charles
Mess around " Ray Charles
I've got a Woman " Ray Charles
Choo Choo Boogie- Louis Jordan
It don’t mean a thing- Louis Armstrong
Heartbreak hotel - Elvis
Blue suede Shoes - Elvis
Good luck Charm - Elvis
Little Sister - Elvis
Anniversary Waltz - Vera Lynn
Come on Everybody- Eddie Cochran
Flip Flop Fly - Big Joe Turner
Shake Rattle n Rill - Bill Hayley
Take these Chains from my Heart " Ray Charles - on Guitar
Unchain my Heart " Ray Charles - on Guitar
Distant drums - Jim Reeves
I love you because- Jim Reeves
welcome to my world- Jim Reeves
He'll have to Go all Jim Reeves - on Guitar
Father & Son - Cat Stevens
Wild world - Cat Stevens
Moonshadow all “Cat Stevens - on Guitar
I cant stop loving you " Ray Charles - on Guitar
Georgia on my mind " Ray Charles
Take these Chains - Ray Charles
Shake a tail feather- Ray Charles
Hallelujah I love her so- Ray Charles
Ain’t nobody but Chickens - Louis Jordan
Caldonia - Louis Jordan
Blues Brothers Medley - Blues Brothers 3 songs
Shake a tail Feather- Ray Charles
Lets Stick Together " Roxy Music
Route 66 Swing " Nat King Cole
This Can’t be Love- Nat King cole
Running Bear - Johnny Preston
Perhaps - Doris Day
Quay Sera - Doris Day
Hey Mambo - Sophia Loren
The Christmas song- Nat King Cole
Rocking Around Christmas tree- Brenda Lee
Let it Snow - Dean Martin
White Christmas- Bing Crosby
Route 66 Rock. " Rolling Stones
Have I told you Lately " Van Morrison
Brown Eyed Girl " Van Morrison
Brown Sugar " Rolling Stones
Satisfaction " Rolling Stones
Keep on Running " Spencer Davies group
Twistin the night Away- Sam Cooke
What a wonderful world this would be " Sam Cooke
Land of 1000 dances- Wilson Picket
Mustang Sally “Wilson Picket
The Letter " Boxtops
Fly me to the Moon " Frank Sinatra
Kiss " Tom Jones
Mama Told me not to Come " Tom Jones/ Strereophonics
It’s not Unusual- Tom Jones
Play that funky Music " Wild Cherry
Under the Bridge " Red hot Chilli peppers
Hard to Handle " Ottis Redding
Dock of the Bay " Ottis Redding
My Girl - Ottis Redding
Mr Pitiful- Ottis Redding
Satisfaction- Ottis Redding
Spanish Harlem " Ben E King
Wonderfull Tonight " Eric Clapton
I shot the sheriff- Eric Clapton
Out of Time " Chris Farlow
We gotta get out of this place- The Animals.
Proud Mary - CCR
Everything I own- Ken Boothe
Celebration " Kool & the Gang
You do Something to me- Paul Weller
Broken Stones- Paul Weller
Walking the Dog- Rufus Thomas
Smooth - Santana
Black Magic Woman - Santana
Oh Well - Fleetwood Mac
Man of the World - Fleetwood Mac
Need your love so bad-Fleetwood M
Jean Geanie " David Bowie
Ziggy Stardust " David Bowie
Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
Rock n Roll suicide- David Bowie
Sorrow " David Bowie - on Guitar
Addicted to Love - Robert Palmer
Jailbreak- Thin Lizzy
Whiskey in the Jar- Thin Lizzy
Psycho Killer - Talking Heads
2468 motorway - Tom Robinson
Sunshine Of your Love - Cream
Little Wing - Jimmy Hendrix
Hey Joe - Jimmy Hendrix
Angel - Jimmy Hendrix
Is she really going out wit him.
No Particular place - Chick Berry
Johnny be Good- Chuck Berry
Customer questions

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

As long as you give notice to changed times in same day, should be no problem, We are flexible. Changing dates can cause problems as we could be booked or have other arrangements.

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

Yes, absolutely we have set lists for all types of occasions- Vintage Themed nights, Weddings, Party’s, or pre set disco music. Or just mellow background music. We can play through our PA. We charge a fee for this depending on time required.

How much time do you need to set up?

For full PA, Drums, instruments set up - Minimum of 90 minutes before 1st set start. Background Music can be played 1 hour after start of set up. Ideal arrival time 2 hours before our 1st set start.

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

Yes you can, as long as requests are given in plenty of time to fit into our usual sets. Our usual sets have been chosen by playing many, many gigs & working out where best to place particular songs. By giving Notice Weeks before event, we can rehearse prior to event, if song is not one of our regular numbers.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, all our own instruments. Some large venues or festivals provide back line & sound system.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

We can, as long as it’s within style of band.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Lots of Energy, exciting ! We play music with feeling, that you can’t help wanting to dance to, that ignites audiences.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Recently Cheltenham racecourse gold cup room. The Depo & Sophia Gardens Cardiff. Motion in Bristol. Many Hotels, Yacht clubs, Golf clubs.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Louis Prima, ( Disney’s King of the Swingers) Ray Charles.

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

Peaky Blinders event ‘By order of’ Cardiff Depo Bristol Motion

Prices

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Packages
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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.
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Lian L, 4 months ago

Brilliant!!Mark was very professional and everyone really enjoyed the night! Would definitely book again

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Https://www.facebook.com/pg/Markloui5e/reviews/?ref=page_internal, 2 years ago

Fabulous evening being entertained by Mark & Louise with some great 50s/60s songs. They got most of the audience participating in the singing and many up dancing. You could tell everyone was having a enjoyable time. We will certainly be looking forward to their next event :) x

Https://www.facebook.com/pg/Markloui5e/reviews/?ref=page_internal, 2 years ago

Two very talented people. An amazing night, can’t wait for the next one. Excellent performance, one not to be missed

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