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Jim Conquer

Music

Overview

  • Solo Jazz and Classical Guitarist
  • Repertoire includes beautiful music from all genres...
  • Light Jazz. Classical, Scottish, Popular classics, Solo Solo Classical Guitarist
  • Spanish, Traditional Scottish /Irish...
  • Impeccable musicianship and professionalism...
  • There to compliment your special day in an unobtrusive, friendly manner.
  • Duo setting also available with a choice of second Guitarist. Violinist or Accordianist.

Location

Based in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Jim is ideally placed to perform throughout Central Scotland. He is available to perform at venues from Loch Lomond, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling down to the Scottish Borders. Willing to travel further on request, by prior arrangement.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minute sets with break.

About this Act

Professional Guitarist Jim Conquer has been working in the music industry for over twenty five years. He has studied Jazz, Classical, Traditional Scottish Music with world class musicians / educators such as Adrian Ingram, Martin Taylor, Ron Moore and Frank Henery.

During his career he has written and performed / appeared on television, STV and BBC and has written for International Guitar magazine 'Guitar Techniques.'

He is a well respected musician who has worked in many of the most prestigious venues in Scotland including Edinburgh and Stirling castles, Macdonald and Hilton Hotels, The Old Course, Gleneagles, Cameron House, Headquarters and Officers Mess Craigiehall Barracks to name but a few.

Jim continues to work as a solo musician performimg at Wedding Ceremonies, Champagne Receptions, Wedding Dinners and Corporate Events. His ability to perform beautiful music of all genres, featured or background in an unobtrusive manner, makes Jim a favourite choice to create ambience and enhance your special occasion.

Jim also works in a Duo setting with a second guitarist, violinist or accordianist which offers a range of entertainment to suit all tastes as required.

Set List

Barrios Mangore-The Sleep of the Little Doll
Miguel Llobet-El Testament De Amelia
Anon-Spanish Etude
JS Bach Var-Horizons
Original Composition-The Day After
Carcassi-Etudes
Isaias Savio-Seroes Modinha
Baden Powell-Retrato Brasileiro
J.S.Bach-D minor study


Traditional-Loch Lomond
Traditional-Will Ye Go Lassie Go
Traditional-Blue Bells of Scotland
Traditional-Will Ye Gang To Kelvingrove
Robt. Burns-Aye Fond Kiss

Georgia on My Mind
Billy Taylor-I Wish I Knew, Barry Norman theme
Errol Garner-Misty
Duke Ellington-Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Duke Ellington-Satin Doll
Jobim-Girl from Ipanema
Miles Davis-Blue in Green
Louis Armstrong-WonderfulWorld
Norah Jones-Don't Know Why
Norah Jones-The Nearness of You

Billy Joel-Just The Way You Are
The Beatles-Here There and Everywhere
The Beatles-Something in the Way She Moves
The Beatles-Yesterday
The Beatles-Day Tripper
Carmichael-A Foggy Day






Lineup

  • Solo Acoustic Guitar, Duo setting also available with a choice of second Guitarist. Violinist or Accordianist.

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