Paddy Shand

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About Paddy

Composer, songwriter and musician performing on cello, piano, guitar and vocals. Competent in many styles, including pop, jazz and classical
Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform while walking around a venue
I own a PA system
Classical, Jazz, Blues, Folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Ceilidh, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, Easy listening, Avant garde, Experimental, Pop, Acoustic, R&B, Disco, Covers, Top 40, Rock, Alternative rock, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Scottish music
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Piano, Composer, Cello, Guitar, Keyboard, Singing pianist, Singing guitarist, Singer
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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, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Producer, Transcription, Orchestrator, Ableton Live, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Community music worker, Music therapy
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Song list

*** I'm happy to learn any song, in any style, for a gig, if given enough notice***
Come Rain or Come Shine
Why Try To Change Me Now?
Autumn Leaves
Christopher Columbus
Well You Needn’t
I Get A Kick Out of You
Send In The Clowns
The Girl From Ipanema
Calcutta Cutie
A Foggy Day
Straight, No Chaser
When I Fall In Love
Night & Day
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Bless the Telephone
Baby On Board
My Funny Valentine
Little Person
It Ain’t Necessarily So
April in Paris
Ophelia (originally performed by The Band)
Tuxedo Junction
Dancers in Love
Avril 14th
Don’t Know Why
Maria (from 'West Side Story')
The Very Thought of You
Love On Top
Le Commun des Mortels
See You Again
Something (originally performed by The Beatles)
I Will (originally performed by The Beatles)
Dream A Little Dream of Me
Tears Dry On Their Own
Heard It Through The Grapevine
Just The Two Of Us
I Feel A Change Comin’ On
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
Queen Jane Approximately
Like A Rolling Stone
Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
Mr. Tambourine Man
Sarah (originally performed by Thin Lizzy)
You Really Got A Hold On Me
Till There Was You
All I’ve Got To Do
The Folks That Live On The Hill
Green Onions
Take 5
Ain’t No Sunshine
Wrapping Paper
Sunshine of Your Love


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)£100
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£240


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Sarah M, 7 months ago

They were exactly what we needed. Just the 3 of them, providing the basic tunes, a bit of calling the dances and then we were off as most of us knew the dances and just needed a wee reminder. They played 2 good sets and everyone was up and dancing. Very good value .