Accordionist

Pete Shaw

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About Pete

Award winning accordionist, pianist and composer.
Accordionist
Manchester

Pete Shaw is a multi-instrumentalist and composer based in the UK. He is most easily found playing accordion in his unique Irish-Klezmer-Jazz fusion style in bands around Manchester. In 2020, he set off on an international tour with his award winning Alt-Folk duo, Good Habits. What was supposed to be a 3 month tour resulted in them being stranded in New Zealand for 2 years by the global events of 2020. Having now returned to Manchester, he is back to performing around the UK and Europe, writing his own music and working as a session musician. Find me online: musophotos. com

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Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Classical, Folk, Ceilidh, Folk rock, Irish rock, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Jazz, Blues, Gypsy jazz, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, 1920s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1960s era music, Swing, Easy listening, Pop, Ambient pop, Covers, Karaoke, Vintage, Country, Bluegrass, Welsh folk, Rockabilly
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue 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, Transcription, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Musicologist
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Customer questions

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

That's ok, just let me know as soon as possible!

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

Yes!

How much time do you need to set up?

30 minutes

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

Yes!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes, anymore than 1 will require a fee though.

Pete's 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)£80
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£280
Up to 3 hours£370
Packages
Session day
I'll attend your studio for a session day to record as many tracks as we can get done!
£200
5 Learnt Songs
I'll learn 5 songs to be performed at an event at £50/song
£250
Session musician X 3 tracks
Performing on 3 album tracks, recorded remotely in my home studio. Includes 2 rerecords and phone consultations.
£500
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Pete's Reviews

From customers:

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Stephen F
5 years ago, for a Corporate event in Oxford Rd
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5 out of 5

Really added to the atmosphere of the party, we will definitely get him again next year!

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Sarah D
6 years ago, for a Private event in Manchester
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5 out of 5

Even though we had last minute changes to the event organisation, Pete handled everything with ease and thankfully played for longer than we had originally asked for

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