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About Pete

Professional, reliable and experienced trumpet/piano player. All styles catered for. Have trumpet and piano, will travel🎶🎺
Public liability insurance of £10 million

I play trumpet, piano and vocals in multi styles which include classical, pop, soul and jazz. I have LTCL and LLCM and MMus in classical trumpet and Graduate diploma in jazz for trumpet and piano. I play classical trumpet and piano for weddings and services. I have a wide range of professional backing tracks In jazz, soul and popular styles to go with trumpet on it’s own for a background vibe or trumpet and vocals to liven things up. I can play popular piano as a solo or add vocals to give you a range of options to mix and match as suits your needs. My set up can be battery powered or mains depending on the venue/ space available I have full dbs and am insured. I also play lead and jazz trumpet for big band and am comfortable playing concertos with orchestra or in my own brass quintet. I have played for countless weddings 🎩 and all types of events on trumpet and piano.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Saved the day!
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Renaissance, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Light music, Originals, Pop, Covers, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, R&B, Motown, Soul, Vintage, Tribute, Bavarian oompah, Reggae, Jazz, Early music, Medieval music, Opera, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Barbershop, Easy listening
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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:
Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Transcription, Fluent sight-reader, Perfect pitch, Accompanist
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Song list

Solo trumpet.
Vast range and requests for special pieces for wedding music are fine. Some basic examples are below but too many to list and open to all ideas:
Various fanfares
Te Deum by Charpentier
Purcell Voluntary
Trumpet Voluntary by Clarke
Trumpet Voluntary by Stanley
Jesu Joy of Man's desiring
The trumpet shall sound
Let the bright seraphim
The Last Post
Il Silenzio
Haydn/ Hummel Trumpet Concerto
Trumpet and backings set list;
I wish I knew
Take the A Train
Cantaloupe Island
Fly me to the moon
My Romance
Pennies from heaven
Ain’t misbehavin
Blue skies
Blue Bossa
Autumn leaves
Alright Ok you win
All of me
Mercy mercy
Ain’t no sunshine
The nearness of you
Jump jive and wail
Moten swing
When I fall in love
The very thought of you
I’m Just a lucky so and so
Satin doll
Watermelon man
Piano List
Piano pieces in many styles. Please see video. Example pieces for weddings, funerals, parties etc :
1. Prelude in C – Bach
2. Someone like you- Adele
3. To a wild Rose-MacDowell
4. Canon in D - Pachelbel
5. A whiter shade of pale- Reid and Brooker
6. Clair de la lune- Debussy
7. Piano man- Billy Joel
8. Song for guy- Elton John
9. Vincent- Don McLean
10. Yellow- Coldplay
11. Yesterday- the Beatles
12. Hallelujah- Leonard Cohen
13. What a wonderful world- Weiss and Thiele
14. Santa Lucia- Trad
15. Morning form Peer Gynt- Grieg
16. Your Song- Elton John
17. A Million Dreams- Greatest Showman
18. Streets of London- Ralph McTell
19. Bridge over troubled water- Paul Simon
20. True Colours- Steinberg
21. California Dreaming- Philips
22. Jar of hearts- Christina Perri
23. Fields of Gold- Sting
24. Fragile- sting
25. Tears in Heaven- Eric Clapton
26. Imagine- John Lennon
27. Knockin on Heaven’s Door- Bob Dylan
28. Through the Barricades- Gary Kemp
29. Mash theme- Jonny Mandel
30. Mad world- Orazabel
31. Both sides now- Joni Mitchell
32. The Long and winding road- Lennon and McCartney
33. Michelle- Lennon and McCartney
34. Homeward Bound- Paul Simon
35. Adagio- Beethoven
36. The Sound of Silence - Paul Simon
37. Scarborough Fair-- Paul Simon
38. Angels – Robbie Williams
39. Don’t it make my brown eyes blue- leigh
40. Brown eyed girl- van Morrison
41. Sunrise Sunset- Fiddler on the roof
42. If I were a rich man- Fiddler on the roof
43. Read All about it- Emili Sande
44. Tomorrow- from Annie
45. A thousand Years- Christina Perri
46. Annie’s song- John Denver
47. Largo- Dvorjak
48. I vow to thee my country- Holst
49. Crazy- Willie Nelson
50. Don’t know why- Jesse Harris
51. Minuet in G – Bach
52. Greensleeves- trad
53. The Skye Boat Song-trad
54. Gymnopedie No 1- Satie
55. That’s entertainment- Paul Weller
56. Whistle down the wind- Lloyd Webber
57. It must be Love – Madness (Labi Siffre)
58. River flows in you- Yiruma
59. Fur Elise- Beethoven
60. I wanna be like you- Jungle book
61. Blowing in the wind- Bob Dylan
62. Feelings-Albert
63. Colours of the wind- Pocahontas
64. Valse Lente- Delibes
65. Liebestraum- Liszt
66. Just the way you are- Billy Joel
67. When you tell me that you love me- Hammond
68. The lady in red- Chris de Burgh
69. Wonderful tonight- Eric Clapton
70. Somewhere Over the Rainbow- Harold Arlen
71. Don’t get around much anymore- Duke Ellington
72. Satin Doll- Duke Ellington
73. Edelweiss- Sound of music
74. A whole New World- Aladdin
75. O sole Mio- Capua
76. Plaisir D’Amour
77. Fantaisie Impromptu- Chopin
78. The Irish Rover- Clancy..
79. The Isle of Innisfree- Farrelly
80. Cockles and mussels- trad
81. The Gypsy Rover- Maguire
82. Danny Boy- Trad
83. When Irish eyes are smiling-Graff...
84. I’ll take you home again Kathleen- Westerndorf
85. It’s a long way to Tipperary- Judge..
86. 50 ways to leave your lover- Paul Simon
87. 59th Street Bridge song- Paul Simon
88. The closest thing to crazy- Mike Batt
89. A Day in the life- Lennon and McCartney
90. Father and son- Cat Stevens
91. Fernando- ABBA
92. The girl from Ipanema – Jobim
93. Goodbye Yellow brick road- Elton John
94. Hey Jude- Lennon and McCartney
95. Here, there and everywhere- Lennon and McCartney
96. How deep is your love- Bee Gees
97. In the summertime- Ray Dorset
98. Love is all around- Reg Presley
99. Love me tender- Elvis Presley
100. Mrs Robinson- Paul Simon
101. Norwegian wood- Lennon and McCartney
102 Moon River- Henri Mancini
103 Yesterday- Beatles
104 Mausam Ke Sargam-Khamoshi the musical
105 Yeh Dil Sun Raha Hai-"
106 Tera Saath Hai Kitna Pyara- KalyanjiAnandji
Brassworks/ Oom pah Brass Quartet.
Vast repertoire for concerts and events. Also oop pah music repertoire of 2 hours of music in oom pah style.
Customer questions

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

We always try to be flexible and fair. Please let me know as soon as possible if you need to adjust your booking times.

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

Yes this can be done by arrangement.

How much time do you need to set up?

As a solo artist I need 30 minutes usually but try to be at the venue in plenty of time

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

Yes that fine

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?


Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes. Please contact me and I will source what you need.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My professional performance and flexibility.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Large scale events in Cathedrals and hotels and small intimate events. I’m comfortable in any venue

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Jazz artists such as Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis and classical players such as Wynton Marsalis.

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

Most recently the investiture of the High Sherrif of Flintshire


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)£150
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£400
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
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.


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Alan S, 6 months ago

I can never thank Pete enough for the perfect performance he gave at my Dads graveside service. Pete’s playing on the day brought tears of sadness to tears of great memories of our Dad . I could not fault this gentlemen ! Thank you.

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Natasha D, 1 year ago

Hi Peter, Thank you for yesterday, you were brilliant and you made our drinks reception! Thank you again, it meant a lot.

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Stephanie C, 2 years ago

Dear Peter Thank you so much for all your help in making my High Sheriff's Declaration Service such a success. As well as the magnificent Fanfare you performed during the Procession you suggested easy listening music for the after service reception. This was performed with equal professionalism adjusting the repertoire to suit the occasion. You were punctual, polite and courteous at all times. l wish you every success for the future. Regards Stephanie Catherall HIGH SHERIFF OF CLWYD

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