Sammy Hughes

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About Sammy Hughes

Classical, Latino, Spanish, Jazz and Popular Music guitar player.
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I am a 27-year-old Session Guitarist, Producer, Tutor and Songwriter, with a Master of Music and a First-Class BA Hons degree in Popular Music.

Sammy Hughes' Reviews

From customers:

Rachel D
5 years ago

“Sammy wowed all our guests with his amazing performance. He was super easy to work with, understood exactly what I was after and his music really brought the whole ceremony together.”

Sam (
5 years ago

Sammy composed a version of my wife and I's favourite song, and played during the registration of the ceremony. he then played beautifully as we had cocktails and drinks before our evening meal. Great to work with and played amazingly.

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Sammy Hughes' Song list

Cavatina (Deer Hunter)
While my guitar gently weeps
Manana de Carnival
Mediterranean sundance
Canción del mariachi
La Catadral
Blue Moon
Thank U, Next
With or without you
I wanna dance with somebody
There is a light that never goes out
Just like heaven
Chan Chan
Smile you mean it
Keep your head up
Minor swing
Mr Brightside
Mack the knife
Pelagia's Song (Captain Corelli's mandolin)
I will often use many pieces of music to then improvise on their themes.
Please give me a list of your favourite songs or pieces. I will then play these to either standard specification or compose a classical/latino music themed version for your event.
World music, Classical, Film / TV music, Contemporary classical, Classical crossover, Electronic, Ambient, Electronica, Triphop, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Country, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Folk rock, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Gypsy jazz, Modern jazz, Swing, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Ambient pop, R&B, Motown, Soul, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Punk rock, Progressive rock, African music, Brazilian music, Calypso, Bossa nova, Flamenco, French music, Cuban music, Latin, Mariachi, Samba, Spanish music, Tango, Salsa
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Event types:
Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Corporate event, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Recording session, Concert, Birthday party
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Other skills:
Audio engineer, Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Accompanist, Ableton Live, Fluent improviser, Live looping, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Community music worker, Musicologist
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