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Ricky Rojas

Music

Overview

  • Jazz and swing singer
  • Excellent repertoire of classics from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennet and Bobby Darin
  • Performs solo with guitar and tracks and can provide piano accompaniment

Location

Ricky is based on the south coast of England and available to play along the coast up up in to London and all over the south east and west.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 min sets as background music
  • or a 45 min Cabaret set

About this Act

Ricky Rojas is a Chilean born, Australian raised singer singer whose passion for performing has seen him rise to international success in productions all over the world from London to New York.

Ricky is able to perform a solo acoustic set, or a number of different sets accompanied by piano or tracks and his repertoire takes in such varied acts as Dean Martin, Andy Williams, Tony Bennet and more.

His first professional production was “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” where he played the role of Ritchie Valens. Having learnt the guitar at the age 14, it wasn’t until he took the role of Ritchie Valens that he began to appreciate the influence of Rock ‘n’ Roll/blues and Country music had on contemporary music. Having played various parts in productions in the West End (Fame, Buddy, Grease, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream coat) and Broadway NY (Burn The Floor), Ricky is no stranger to the limelight and big productions, but this only ever adds to his performance when it’s just him and his guitar. “I love performing to a big audience with a big band behind you, but there is something honest and almost spiritual when it’s just you and your instrument....most of the time I prefer it.

Set List

Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
Portrait Of My Love - Matt Monro
Strangers in the Night - Frank Sinatra.
You’re Just Too Good to be True - Andy Williams.
The Way You Look Tonight - Tony Bennett.
Fly me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra.
Moon River - written by Henry Mancini and recorded by countless great singers over the years.
Something Stupid - Frank and Nancy Sinatra
These Boots Were Made For Walkin’ - Nancy Sinatra
Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
That’s Amore - Dean Martin
Things - Bobby Darrin
Mr. Bo jangles - Sammy Davis Jr.
New York New York - Frank Sinatra

Lineup

  • Solo performer, either self accompanied on guitar or with backing tracks
  • Singer with piano accompaniment

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