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Jessie May Smart

Music

Overview

  • Solo electric or acoustic violinist
  • Glorious repertoire of classical, jazz and pop and she is also happy to take requests with a bit of notice

Location

Jessie is based near Ascot and regularly gigs across London, Surrey and Berkshire

Standard Set Times

  • Wedding - 30 mins pre-ceremony; ceremony; 45 mins post ceremony
  • Classical/ Jazz/ Chillout background sets - 2 or 3 x 45 minutes
  • DJ Live - 3 x 15/20 minute sets within 3 hour window
  • Bespoke Electric show - flexible timings

About this Act

Jessie May Smart is a vibrant acoustic violinist and electric violinist who provides beautiful music and energetic performances for events in London, Edinburgh, the UK, and worldwide. Classically trained but an experienced improviser, she has vast experience both in the studio and onstage. Whatever the event, from recording session, to product launch, wedding reception, club night or corporate ball, she will personally tailor her performances to each client.

There are main packages for electric violin and acoustic violin, but special requests are always welcome. Whatever your requirements, Jessie is dedicated to providing the perfect music for your occasion, and going beyond all expectations. 

Jessie began studying the violin aged four, and attended the Royal College of Music jr dept. before going on to study Music at The University of Nottingham, and postgraduate violin studies at Trinity College of Music.

Jessie's work spans West End shows, string quartets, club nights, recording sessions, international tours with bands, and everything in between. She is in demand as a session player, performs consistently as an electric violinist in London, and has had rave reviews in the UK, European, US and Canadian press for her playing, including 'Remarkable' by The Guardian.

Past clients include Illamasqua, Diplomat Cruises, Dior and Betty TV and Jessie has performed at venues such as Wembley Arena, The Roundhouse, BB King's New York, Hammersmith Apollo, and Harrods

Jessie plays a Paul Collins acoustic violin, and a custom made gold Bridge electric violin.

Set List

Classical and jazz set lists available on request

Pop setlist
Adventure of A Lifetime - Coldplay
All of me - John legend
Blame - Calvin Harris
Burn - Ellie Goulding
Can’t Feel My Face - The Weekend
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head - Kylie
Chandelier - Sia
Cheap Thrills - Sia
Elastic Heart - Sia
Feeling Good - Michael Buble version
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Great Gig In The Sky - Pink Floyd
Halo - Beyonce
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
I Follow Rivers - Lykke Li
Knights of Cydonia - Muse
Let’s Dance - David Bowie
Little Lies - Fleetwood Mac
Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
Love Me Again - John Newman
Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding
Pure Shores - All Saints
Purple Rain - Prince
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
Right Here, Right Now - Fatboy Slim
Rose - The Feeling
Royals - Lorde
Skyfall - Adele
Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye
Sorry - Madonna
Starman - David Bowie
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Summertime Sadness - Lana Del Rey
The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby
This Girl - Kungs vs Cookin’ on 3 Burners
Tilted - Christine and the Queens
Toxic - Britney Spears
Treasure - Bruno Mars
We Found Love (acoustic) - Rhianna
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Amy Winehouse version

Lineup

  • Solo violinist

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