musicians & vocalists
bluecrow music are able to recomend you some of the best musicians and vocalists from around the neighbourhood, besides some great acts from further away. Here is a list of musicians and performers we are happy to recomend. To check the availability of these acts use the contact details given below. If you contact any of the bands or musicians listed here please mention bluecrow music.
Lincoln-based Aidan Marshall fell in love with the complex strains of classical guitar in childhood, and has dedicated well over a decade of his life to mastering its' intricacies.
He holds a particular admiration for Spanish and South American composers, with his performances typically featuring the works of Heitor Villa Lobos, Joaquin Turina, Fernando Sor, and Franscesco Tarrega.
Also amongst his repertoire are beautiful and complex pieces originally composed for cello by Johan Sebastian Bach. He performs not only with great technical expertise, but also enormous sensitivity and passion.
Aidan is also an acomplished blues guitarist and vocalist, as well as being a member of country blues duo the Hot Tamalas. Contact 07540 151 189
From an early age, Tom was brought up on rockabilly and country music from both of his parents, going to see bands as often as he could, along with watching his dad's band.
At 7 years old, his dad bought him his first guitar, a 3/4 size acoustic, and taught him a few chords. He eventually played it so much, he had worn a hole through the guitar body! He then progressed to get an electric guitar, and started listening to guitarists such as Albert Lee, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban, trying to emulate their tone, licks and phrasing.
By 14, he was already travelling up and down the country, playing professionally with shows like the Johnny Cash Story, a tribute to Lonnie Donegan, and an original country band called Midwezt.
At 17, he joined the Elio Pace band, of which had been BBC Radio 2's house band for the previous 2 years. He is still playing for Elio, and they are currently touring all around the UK performing the music of Billy Joel, in The Billy Joel Songbook.
Tom also fronts his own band and his first solo album is due for release on June 29th.
For full details and contact visit... www.tomwrightguitar.com
Pre order his album here... https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/tom-wright/id1001635997
Elvis is alive and well and living in Lincolnshire. At least you might be forgiven for thinking so if you happened to catch Al Duncan's exceptional Elvis tribute act.
Al has been performing his tribute to the King for about ten years now and in September 2008 qualified as a finalist in the Britain’s Best Elvis Competition.
Al has been an Elvis fan since he can remember and performs a dedicated and passionate tribute to the King.
Al says “I personally favour the early Vegas years, because Elvis performed a lot of his back catalogue in his shows so it allows me to perform a wide range of all his best loved tracks.”
Ideal for weddings, corporate events, promotional work or that special celebration event, Al has approximately 150 songs in his play-list, which is enough for a whole evening’s entertainment, or he can do one or two sets, depending on the venue and occasion. Contact 07947 170 806
A good time is guaranteed with Keith Luckey (Guitar/Vocals)
Keith plays a selection of Country, Fifties and Sixties favourites, Skiffle, good old fashioned R&B (no Beyonce here), as well as a few sad love songs. No backing tracks - just straight forward good time, old fashioned, foot tapping and sing-along live music.
. 'Just a Kid With A Crazy Dream!'
Can supply own PA/Amplification etc. when required.
See... website and listen in @ Soundcloud
Pianist Paul James is a musician and artist whose style falls mainly into the blues and jazz genres; but they have classical and Latin influences with elements of folk thrown into the mix. Although he enjoys playing his own work He does play a large and varied and ever expanding repertoire of music in all styles as He likes to entertain. Paul has released three CDs; From Palette to Piano and Artist. At the Piano. Further deatails at www.pauljamesart.com Contact Details firstname.lastname@example.org Paul James Youtube link youtu.be/vT5A-WNP4KY
Zoë Gilby is a jazz vocalist that has been making a real impression on the jazz scene today. A constantly expanding repertoire that starts with her superb interpretations of “The Great American Songbook” but also encompasses a wide range of more contemporary and original material. Influences include Carmen McRae, Nancy Wilson, Sheila Jordan and Roberta Gambarini to name but a few. Zoë is well deserving of the respect that she has been receiving from many leading jazz instrumentalists and publications. She has performed with some of the UK top jazz musicians, including Louis Stewart, Jim Mullen Organ Trio and Tony Faulkner.
For further details see www.zoegilby.co.uk Youtube link www.youtube.com/zoegilbymusic
John Illingworth is a vastly experienced guitarist who has played many differing types of venue either as a solo performer or with other musicians including Double Take and Hot Club Lincoln..
John's music encompases many genres but as a solo performer he plays the music of Gershwin, Hogey Carmichael, Miles Davis, Cole Porter, Django Reinhardt and Antonio Carlos Jobin. He can play solo or with tastful backing tracks and is the ideal musician for restaurants, corperate events and receptions. John is also available for session work.
Contact 01522 567373 email email@example.com
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