Susy K

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Scotland's Soulful Singer! Bringing you the best soul, jazz, funk, r&b and Motown to your events.
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Hi, I'm Susy K and I've been a professional singer for over 14 years, working between London and her hometown of Edinburgh. I specialise in soul-based music (including soul, jazz, Motown, r&b, funk and dance) and am an adaptable vocalist who is just as comfortable singing solo at an intimate event as she is tearing up the dancefloor with powerhouse diva vocals! I'm currently available for private functions, live PA appearances and session work, so give me a shout! I have extensive experience in: • Live performance - performances from local venues (including Leith Arches, The Voodoo Rooms and Dalhousie Castle) to bigger venues such as Shepherd's Bush Empire., Live PA’s for club nights such as Rendition, The Church of High Kicks and Jak's Chelsea - Performed as a backing vocalist for various artists including Annabel Williams, Bambus Strut and Miss Larri Gardet. • Studio Recording - Both studios based and virtual - Recording lead vocals and backing vocals – specialises in creating and multi-tracking harmonies within the session. - Extensive collaborative work with DJs, producers and other artists - Recorded with live bands for her own original work • Songwriting - Writes original material, and frequently collaborate with fellow musicians. - "Tell Me", from her debut album “Farfalla” was shortlisted as one of 10 finalists in the Urban/Hip Hop category for the UK Songwriting Contest.

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Jon C
4 years ago, for a Private event in 19a W Register St
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5 out of 5

Me and my partner hired Susy to sing at our joint birthday/anniversary party in October. She was brilliant - a lovely, warm person with a professional attitude. She was more than happy interacting with the crowd on and off stage, and her voice was fantastic! If you are looking for someone to make your event that bit more special, I would highly recommend her. Thank you for being part of our special day Susy!

Colin S
4 years ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in 54 Bank St
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5 out of 5

Susanna sang a live PA for our summer outdoor Rendition music event. Her vocal talents were outstanding as she mesmerised the crowd with her ever wonderful stage presence!! Susy is very professional and easy to work with, keeping us informed all the way through the process from start to finish. Would highly recommend booking this fabulous lady!!

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Susanna's Song list

Here is a selection of songs I regularly perform in 4 categories: R&B/Soul/Motown, 90s Dance, Divas and Jazz. This is by no means all of the songs I do, but if gives you a solid overview ;-). I am more than happy to discuss more songs choices, so if you have specific requests, do please ask:
A Long Walk (Jill Scott)
American Boy (Estelle)
Ain't No Sunshine (Bill Withers)
Beat It (Michael Jackson)
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
Carwash (Rose Royce)
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)
Cure (Moonchild)
Didnt Cha Know (Erykah Badu)
Distance (Emily King)
Feel Like Making Love (Randy Crawford)
For Once In My Life (Stevie Wonder)
Full Moon (Brandy)
Gettin' In The Way (Jill Scott)
Golden (Jill Scott)
Happy (Pharrell Williams)
Heard It Through The Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder)
Holding Back The Years (Simply Red)
Human Nature (Michael Jackson)
I Can't Help It (Michael Jackson)
I Want You Back (Jackson Five)
I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
If I Ain't Got You (Alicia Keys)
It's Love (Jill Scott)
Killing Me Softly (Randy Crawford)
Let Stay Together (Al Green)
On and On (Erykah Badu)
Play That Funky Music (Wild Cherry)
Rock With You (Michael Jackson)
Stand By Me (Ben E. King)
Street Life (Randy Crawford
Stronger Than Me (Amy Winehouse)
Sunny (Stevie Wonder)
Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
Take The Box (Amy Winehouse)
The Beautiful Ones (Prince)
Three Little Birds (Bob Marley)
Treasure (Bruno Mars)
Tyrone (Erykah Badu)
Uptight (Stevie Wonder)
Use Me (Bill Withers)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
What's Going On (Marvin Gaye)
When Doves Cry (Prince)
You Know I'm No Good (Amy Winehouse)
You Might Need Somebody (Randy Crawford)
90s Dance:
Believe (Cher)
Dreamer (Livin' Joy)
Everybody's Free (Rozalla)
Finally (Cece Peniston)
Free (Ultra Nate)
Let Me Be Your Fantasy (Baby D)
Missing (Everything But The Girl)
Show Me Love (Robin S.)
Too Young To Die (Jamiroquai)
All I Want for Christmas is You (Mariah Carey)
And I Am Telling You (Jennifer Hudson)
Angel (Anita Baker)
Ain't Nobody (Chaka Khan)
Because You Loved Me (Celine Dion)
Call Me (Blondie)
Caught in the Rapture (Anita Baker)
Fallin’ (Alicia Keys)
How Come You Don’t Call Me (Alicia Keys)
I Have Nothing (Whitney Houston)
I'm Every Woman (Chaka Khan/Whitney Houston)
Respect (Aretha Franklin)
Rock Steady (Aretha Franklin)
Say A Little Prayer (Aretha Franklin)
Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves (Annie Lennox/Aretha)
Somebody Else's Guy (Jocelyn Brown)
Sweet Love (Anita Baker)
Tainted Love (Gloria Jones/Soft Cell)
Afro Blue
All of Me
At Last
Crazy Race (The RH Factor)
Fly Me To The Moon
Georgia on my Mind
In A Sentimental Mood
Like Someone In Love
Night In Tunisia
Round Midnight
Route 66
The Girl from Ipanema
This Masquerade

Susanna'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)£60
Up to 1 hour£165
Up to 2 hours£325
Up to 3 hours£495
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


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Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The feedback I've had from clients and audiences is that alongside my excellent vocals, they really enjoy my friendly, approachable attitude, my interaction with the audience (when appropriate) and my song choices.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Over the last 12 years of being a professional vocalist I have performed in a number of venues in UK including Shepherd's Bush Empire, The Spice of Life and Jak's (London), The Voodoo Rooms, Dalhousie Castle and CC Blooms (Edinburgh) to name a few. This has included a variety of events from private events to weddings to regular appearances.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The most soulful artists out there! From classic soul/jazz legends such as Stevie Wonder, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin and Chaka Khan to contemporary greats such as Jill Scott, Brandy, D'Angelo and Lalah Hathaway.

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

So far, it was performing a Destiny's Child/Beyonce medley as part of a group at Shepherd's Bush Empire.

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

I am happy to be flexible if the timings change slightly - I want your event to go as smoothly as possible, so if I can help make that happen I certainly will.

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

Certainly. I can play playlists through my PA system, and will do so for free, just ensure you let me know before the event so I can prepare these for you.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually need 45 minutes-1 hour to set up. Once my PA system is set up, I will play appropriate music to set the tone if requested.

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

I have worked at events for many years and have a good understanding of what works well and ensures guests have an amazing time. However, I am happy to chat about any specific requests to make sure we find what works best for your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Absolutely. I bring my own PA system with all necessary equipment including high quality backing tracks. If an acoustic set with singing and keyboard is requested, I will also provide my own keyboard.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If there is a song not included in my song list there might be a possibility I already know it. If you do have 1 specific song you would like me to learn I would be happy to do this - there will be a £40 additional fee for this service to cover additional rehearsal/preparation time. For more than 1 specific song request, please refer to my add-ons section.
Soul, Funk, Motown, R&B, Covers, Disco, Jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Jazz fusion, House
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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, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Lyricist, Songwriter, Fluent improviser, MC, Singing teaching, Examiner, Arranger, Community music worker
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