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Paul Carroll Music

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About Paul

Pianist
Glasgow
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Famously quoted as being 'the best Organist and Pianist in Scotland' Weddings, Private Functions, Charity Events, Concerts and Recitals

Director at Paul Carroll Music 1990 - Present Scotland based, Paul Carroll is a full time, professional keyboard player, organist and pianist. After graduating at 21, he became the youngest ever, 'resident pianist' for 3 years at the famous 5 Star Gleneagles Hotel. Dubbed as 'the best organist and pianist in Scotland' he has an incredible ability, making him one of the busiest and sought-after performers in the UK. By Royal Appointment in 2012, he became organist and pianist for events in Scotland. From his unique romantic style of piano playing, to his organ solo work, he is one of the very few versatile musicians in the market. He is also in demand as a teacher and accompanist of both organ and piano. Paul is available for Weddings, Graduations, Corporate Events and Private Functions. He can also provide and perform with other musicians, such as a Wedding Singer, Harpist, String Quartet, Trumpeter and Bagpipe player.

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
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Motown, Top 40, Tribute, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll
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Instruments:
Piano, Organ
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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 sight-reader, MC, Arranger, Composer, Producer, Fluent improviser, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Examiner
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Song list

BALLADS
All of Me - John legend
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Amazed - Lonestar
At Last - Etta James
Everything I Do (I Do It For You) - B. Adams
Greatest Day - Take That
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison/Rod Stewart
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz
Never Tear Us Apart - INXS/Paloma Faith
Over & Over - Nathan Sykes
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Rule The World - Take That
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
When You Gotta Good Thing - Lady Antebellum
Wonderful Tonight - E Clapton.
You and Me - Lifehouse
Your Song - Elton John
MODERN
Castle On The Hill - Ed Sheeran
Cant Stop The Feeling - Justin Timerlake
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Counting Stars - One Republic
Everything - Michael Buble
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
Human - Killers
I've Got A Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Mr. Brightside - Killers
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Paradise - George Ezra
Pencil Full Of Lead - Paolo Nutini
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Titanium - David Guetta feat. Sia
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Wake Me Up - Avvici
We Found Love - Rhianna
80's / 90's
500 Miles
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
All Night Long - Lionel Ritchie
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Dancin' On The Ceiling - Lionel Ritchie
Dignity - Deacon Blue
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Im Your Man - George Michael/Wham
Life With You - The Proclaimers
Man, I Feel Like a Woman - Shania Twain
Power Of Love - Huey Lewis and The News
Real Gone Kid - Deacon Blue
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
The One and Only - Chesney Hawkes
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves
Your My Best Friend - Queen
50's / 60's /70's
Alright Now - Free
Aint No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Dancing Queen - ABBA
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
December '63 - Frankie Valli
Disco Inferno - The Tramps
Dont Stop - Fleetwood Mac
Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
Get It On - Marc Bolan
Hot Love - Marc Bolan
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis
Johnny Br Goode - Chuck Berry
Let's Stick Together - Roxy Music
Love Is In The Air - John Paul Young.
Mamma Mia - ABBA
Mr Blue Sky - E.L.O.
One Way Or Another - Blondie
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
September - Earth Wind and Fire
Shout - Lulu
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynard Skynard
Take It Easy - Eagles
Waterloo - ABBA
Young Hearts (Run Free) - Candi Staton
Customer questions

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

Don't worry, we are completely flexible with times for your special day

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

Yes we can

How much time do you need to set up?

15 to 30 Minutes

If I have a piano at my venue, are you happy to perform on that?

Yes of course

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

Yes any selection is fine

Are you able to bring your own piano or keyboard?

Yes

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Versatility and Style

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Gleneagles Hotel, Marriot, Hydro, Hilton, Caledonian

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Contemporary to Rock 'n' Roll

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

Dorchester, London

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)£90
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£450

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Jason D, 7 months ago

Paul has an incredible ability to engage with his audience, he is the best organist we have ever heard, we always go to hear him play in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow

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Diane M, 9 months ago

Hello Paul, we would just like to say a massive thank you for playing so beautifully at our daughter's wedding! From start to finish, you captured the mood and played so elegantly during the whole day, we are so glad we chose you, a wonderful and highly skilled pianist! Thanks again! All our love, John and Diane

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