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Scott Russell

Music

Overview

  • Solo classical guitarist
  • Versatile repertoire from early music to pop arrangements from Debussy, Cole Porter to the Beatles
  • Compact and convenient setup

Location

Scott is based in Sheffield and frequently plays across Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire,Staffordshire and the North West.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minute sets as standard

About this Act

Scott is an experienced and versatile guitarist, with hundreds of functions, gigs and concerts behind him. A specialist at playing an eclectic mix of stunningly arranged music for guitar, his music adds a perfect atmosphere to any event where a touch of class is required.

Playing a wide range of classical guitar music from the 1600s to the 21st Century, as well as a range of tasteful arrangements of popular classics, jazz standards, and even some modern day pop music! His repertoire shares a common thread - it's all played immaculately, with a beautiful tone, and it's all carefully chosen to fit your requirements.

Also, for a small fee, Scott can create a bespoke arrangement of your special song, to make your event extra special!

Set List

Pop music from 1950 to present day…
Somewhere Only We Know – Keane / Lillly Allen
You’re in My Heart – Rod Stewart
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Paradise – Coldplay
Make you feel my love, Someone Like You – Adele
Sigur Rós – Hoppípolla
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
One Day Like This – Elbow
She’s the One – Robbie Williams
Here, There and Everywhere, Something, Blackbird, Here Comes the Sun, In my Life, Hey Jude, Let it Be, Norwegian Wood, With a Little Help From my Friends, Yesterday – The Beatles
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
God only Knows – The Beach Boys
Thinking of You – Paul Weller
With or Without You – U2
The Prayer – Celine Dion
Your Song – Elton John
Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx
Mad World – Tears for Fears
Killing me Softly – Roberta Flack
Loving You – Minnie Ripperton

Jazz standards, film themes and traditional…
La Vie en Rose –
Theme from Black Beauty
Storybook Theme (From The Princess Bride) – Mark Knoffler
Glasgow Love Theme – From Love Actually

Summertime – Gershwin
Somethin’ Stupid – C. Carson Parks
Over the Rainbow – from Wizard of Oz
Blue Moon – Rodgers and Hart
Night and Day – Cole Porter
Moon River – Mancini/Mercer
When the Saints go Marching in, Glory Hallelujah, O Susanna, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Scarborough Fair, Amazing Grace – Trad.
Popular Classics…

Bridal March – Wagner
Canon in D – Pachelbel
Clair de Lune – Debussy
Air on a G string – J.S.Bach
Prelude in D major for Cello – J.S.Bach
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S. Bach
Romanza – Anon
Cavatina – Stanley Myers
Greensleeves – Anon
Lettres – Roland Dyens
Birds Flew Over the Spire – Gary Ryan
Bridal Chorus (From Lohengrin) – Wagner
Ave Maria – Schubert
Joyful, joyful we adore the (From the 9th Symphony) – Beethoven
Wedding March – Mendlesshon
Clarinet Concerto in C (Slow movement) – Mozart
Spanish and Latin music…

Tango – Albeniz

Canarios – Gaspar Sanz

La Gatica, El Negrito, Vals Venezuelos – Lauro

El Testament De ‘Amelia – Anon

En Noi De La Mare – Llobet

Studies and Preludes, Choros,
Suite Populaire Bresilienne – Villa-Lobos
Sound of Bells – Pernambuco
Um Dia de Noviembro, Berceuse – Leo Brouwer
Twilight – Kotaro Oshio
Baroque classical and romantic music (around 1750 to 1900)…

Sonata in A major – Scarlatti

D minor Prelude, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S.Bach

A large selection of works in the classical style by Carulli, Guiliani and Sor – (too many to list!)
Al Malvina – Mertz
Mazurka, Recuerdos de La Alhambra, Marieta, Lagrima, Adelita, Capricho Arabe – by Tarrega
Pavane – Ravel
Sicilienne – Faure
Early, Medieval and Renaissance Music (1600’s up to around 1750)…
Pieces by John Dowland including ‘Fortune My Foe ‘, ‘Melancholy Galliard’ and ‘Lachrimae Pavane’
Aria con variazioni – Frescobaldi

Greensleeves – Cutting

Pavana – Gaspar Sanz

Merry Melanchollie – Thomas Robinson

The Sinckpace Galliarde – Willam Ballet

Passacaille, Folias and Canarios – Sanz

Passacaille – Weiss

Petite Suite in Re Minor – de Visee

Lineup

  • Solo classical guitarist

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