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David Bennett

Music

Overview

  • Solo pianist with optional female singer
  • Repertoire covering jazz to classical to film music to top 40 hits
  • Any prior requests or ideas always considered
  • Can provide full, weighted keyboard and amplification

Location

David Bennett is based in Brighton however often gigs in local areas including Worthing, Lancing, Shoreham & London. Dave is willing to play anywhere however transport is taken into consideration when quoting a price.

Standard Set Times

  • Very flexible, ranging from 1 hour to up to 5 hours of playing with short breaks each hour.

About this Act

David has gained a wealth of experience as resident pianist for both Brighton's famous Grand Hotel and Worthing Pier's Southern Pavilion. He is a professional, approachable player who provides tasteful background music for a range of events and settings including weddings, parties, hotels and restaurants.

His style is predominantly jazz but is also a versatile and well-versed players who can adapt his style and setup to your needs. He is also always keen to learn special requests and will even send you a recording of them prior to your big day.

Set List

1920s-40s
As Time Goes By - Casablanca
Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
Beyond The Sea - Bobby Darin
In The Mood - Glenn Miller
Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller
We'll Meet Again - Vera Lynn
White Cliffs Of Dover - Vera Lynn
Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Vera Lynn
Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland
Everytime We Say Goodbye – Cole Porter
Let's Do It – Cole Porter
Summertime – Gershwin
Embraceable You – Gershwin
Our Love Is Here To Stay – Gershwin
But Not For Me – Gershwin
I Got Rhythm – Gershwin
Oh, Lady Be Good - Gershwin
The Lady Is A Tramp – Rodgers & Hart
Blue Moon – Rodgers & Hart
Bewitched – Rodgers & Hart
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
All Of Me - Frank Sinatra
Anything Goes – Cole Porter
Bei Mir Bistu Shein - The Andrew Sisters
Honeysuckle Rose - Fats Waller
Ain't Misbehavin' - Fats Waller
Let's Face The Music And Dance - Irving Berlin
Blue Skies - Irving Berlin
It Don't Mean A Thing - Duke Ellington
Take The A Train - Duke Ellington
We Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside -Mark Sheridan
Basin Street Blues - Louis Armstrong
When The Saints - Louis Armstrong
Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Ella & Louis
Let's Fall In Love - Ella Fitzgerald
Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles

1950s-60s
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You – Andy Williams
Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley
It's Now Or Never – Elvis Presley
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
Return To Sender - Elvis Presley
Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
All My Loving - The Beatles
A Little Help - My Friends - The Beatles
Yesterday - The Beatles
Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
Something – The Beatles
Here, There & Everywhere – The Beatles
Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
Eggs In The Morning - Dean Martin & Helen O'connell
That's Amore - Dean Martin
The Bare Necessities - The Jungle Book
King Of The Swingers - The Jungle Book
Smile - Nat King Cole
L.O.V.E - Nat King Cole
When I Fall In Love - Nat King Cole
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
Let There Be Love - Nat King Cole
Summer Wind - Frank Sinatra
It Was A Very Good Year - Frank Sinatra
New York, New York - Frank Sinatra
My Way - Frank Sinatra
Somethin' Stupid - Frank & Nancy Sinatra
Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra
Bring Me Sunshine - Morecambe & Wise
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Daydream Believer - The MonkeesSweet Caroline - Neil DiamondSay A Little Prayer - Aretha FranklinTwo To Tango - Pearl BaileyThe Girl From Ipanema – Jobim
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - Mary Poppins
Chim Chim Cher-Ee - Mary Poppins
The Pink Panther Theme - Mancini
At Last - Etta James
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Carole King
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks Misty – Erroll Garner
Do Re Mi – - The Sound Of Music
The Sound Of Music – Rodgers & Hammerstein
Climb Every Mountain - The Sound Of Music
My Favourite Things - The Sound Of Music
Bridge Over Troubled Waters - Simon & Garfunkel
The Look Of Love - Dusty Springfield
Walk On By - Burt Bacharach
What The World Needs Now - Burt Bacharach
Blowin' In The Wind - Bob Dylan
Amazing Grace - Trad.
I've Got A Woman - Ray Charles
All Blues - Miles Davis
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
La Vie En Rose - Louis Armstrong
Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cook
Moon River - Andy Williams
For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder
Space Oddity - David Bowie
1970s-Present
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
All Of Me - John Legend
Life On Mars? - David Bowie
Rather Be – Clean Bandit & Jess
Glynne City Of Stars - La La Land
Another Day Of Sun - La La Land
Main Theme - La La Land
All About You - Mcfly
Close To You – The Carpenters
Yesterday Once More - The Carpenters
We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters
Mad World - Tears For Fears
Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
Piano Man – Billy Joel
Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen Imagine - John Lennon
Ben - Michael Jackson
Your Song - Elton John
Rocket Man - Elton John
Candle In The Wind - Elton John
Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word - Elton John
Can You Feel The Love Tonight? - Elton John
Summer Nights - Grease
Pure Imagination - Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory
Clocks - Coldplay
One Day Like This - Elbow
Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life - Eric Idle
It Must Be Love - Madness
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
Dancing Queen – Abba
Knowing Me, Knowing You – Abba
Make You Feel My Love – Adele/Dylan
Someone Like You - Adele
Chariots Of Fire - Vangelis
Fields Of Gold - Sting/Eva Cassidy
7 Years - Lukas Graham
The Luckiest - Ben Folds
Purple Rain - Prince
Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack
Riders On The Storm - The Doors
The Imperial March - Star Wars
The Cantina Band - Star Wars Vincent - Don Mclean
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
You've Got A Friend - Toy Story/Randy Newman
A Whole New World - Aladdin
Lately - Stevie Wonder
I Just Called To Say - Stevie Wonder
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder
Desperado - The Eagles
Beauty And The Beast - Alan Menken
Be Our Guest - Alan Menken
She - Charles Aznavour
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Moondance - Van Morrison

Lineup

  • Solo pianist playing everything from jazz to classical to top 40 hits.
  • Optional female vocalist

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