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Hugh Anderson

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Overview

  • Piano singer
  • Superb repertoire of songs from the likes of John Martyn, James Taylor and Dizzy Gillespie
  • Performs as a solo piano singer as standard and can add saxophone if required

Location

Hugh is based in London and plays gigs across the UK

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minute sets with 15 minute break or three 45 minute sets with 15 minute break

About this Act

Hugh Anderson is a piano singer who charms his audience with his authentic voice and delightfully subtle piano playing. He sings and plays with exquisite precision and care, taking his broad range of influences to create a unique blend of pop, folk and soul.

Playing songs from artists like Sam Smith, Ray Charles, John Mayer and Laura Mvula he provides the perfect live-lounge accompaniment to any event. 

Set List

From Hugh’s contemporary repertoire you can expect to hear songs by —
Sam Smith
Laura Mvula
Jamie Cullum
Bill Withers
Michael Kiwanuka
Ben Folds
Bon Iver
Chet Baker
James Taylor
John Martyn
John Mayer
Louis Armstrong
Nina Simone
Paul Simon
Ray Charles
Rufus Wainwright

Hugh’s Jazz Repertoire includes —
Ain't Misbehavin - Fats Waller
Beautiful Love - Young, King and Van Alstyne
A Night in Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie
Au Privave - Charlie Parker
Bernie's Tune - Bernie Miller
Elite Syncopation - Scott Joplin
Georgia On My Mind - Carmichael and Gorrell
Little Waltz - Ron Carter
Lullabye of Birdland - Geroge Shearing
Maiden Voyage - Herbie Hancock
My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers
Polkadots and Moonbeams - Jimmy Van Heusen
Someday My Prince Will Come - Larry Morey
Over the Rainbow - Harburg & Allen {arr. G. Shearing}
St. Thomas - Sonny Rollins
Stella by Starlight - Victor Young
Straight No Chaser - Thelonious Monk
Waltz for Debby - Bill Evans
and many more...

Lineup

  • Solo pianist and singer
  • Duo with saxophone accompaniment

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