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Duncan Howlett



  • Solo guitarist or duo with vocals
  • Huge repertoire
  • Requests taken


Duncan Howlett Guitarist is Based in Brighton but frequently plays across the south, and south east of England.

Standard Set Times

  • 1-3 hrs, with a short 5-10min break every hour.

About this Act

Duncan Howlett is a Brighton based solo fingerstyle guitarist who plays on a nylon string Spanish guitar. With an inexhaustible knowledge of music, new and old, he can provide a combination of classical and contemporary styles for any event. With so much variety to his repertoire he really can provide something for everyone.

He has a vast experience in the the music industry as a performer, teacher, composer and session musician. He has played at some of the best wedding venues in the south east, as well as some of the most famous buildings in the country including London's Gherkin and O2 arena. As well as playing solo, Duncan has worked with some of the best bands in the South and has supported some legendary artists including the Brand New Heavies and Californian Funk masters Breakestra.

Duncan uses top quality equipment to provide the best sound and has a variety of different set ups for all audience sizes. He is always willing to personalise his set around your requirements and to learn special requests.

Set List

Say A Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Lean On Me - Bill Withers
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Love Really Hurts Without You - Billy Ocean
Blowing In The Wind - Bob Dylan
Redemption Song - Bob Marley
You've Got A Friend - Carole King
Father And Son - Cat Stevens
Magic Dance - David Bowie (from Labyrinth)
Que Sera Sera - Doris Day
Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton John
Candle In The Wind - Elton John
Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word - Elton John
Your Song - Elton John
Signe - Eric Clapton
Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
At Last - Etta James
Autumn Leaves - Eva Cassidy
Fields Of Gold - Eva Cassidy/Sting
People Get Ready - Eva Cassidy
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Eva Cassidy
Time After Time - Eva Cassidy/Cyndi Lauper
More Than Words - Extreme
She Drives Me Crazy - Fine Young Cannibals
Careless Whisper - George Michael
Imagine - John Lennon
I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash
Knights In White Satin - Justin Hayward
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
I Would Do Anything For Love - Meatloaf
Human Nature - Michael Jackson
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
The Boxer - Paul Simon
Streets Of London - Ralph Mctell
Dedicated Follower Of Fashion - Ray Davis
When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Fields Of Gold - Sting
Santeria - Sublime
Blackbird - The Beatles
Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
I've Just Seen A Face - The Beatles
Let It Be - The Beatles
Something - The Beatles
Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
Close To You - The Carpenters
Take It Easy - The Eagles
Killing Me Softly - The Fugees
Baby Can I Hold You - Tracy Chapman
Drops Of Jupiter - Train
Can't Help Falling In Love With You - UB40
Red Red Wine - UB40
Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet

Pop / Rock 21st Century

Feel My Love - Adele
No One - Alicia Keys
Old Pine - Ben Howard
Where Is The Love - Black Eyed Peas
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Marry You - Bruno Mars
The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars
Wooden Italian Guitar - Café Del Mar
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Noughties Pop Medley - Duncan Howlett
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Budapest - George Ezra
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Hold Back The River - James Bay
I Wasn't Expecting That - Jamie Lawson
I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Pricetag - Jessie J
All Of Me - John Legend
Free Fallin - John Mayer
Waiting On The World To Change - John Mayer
Heartbeats - Jose Gonzalez
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Sunday Morning - Maroon 5
Crazy Love - Michael Buble
Let Her Go - Passenger
Perfect - Pink
When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

Disco / Dance / Club

Let Me Be Your Fantasy - Baby D
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
Rhythm Is A Dancer - Snap
Jump To The Beat - Stacy Lattisaw
Best Of My Love - The Emotions
90s Dance Music Medley - Various
No Limit - 2 Unlimited
Freak Out - Chic
I Can't Feel My Face When I'm With You - The Weeknd
Wooden Italian Guitar - Café Del Mar
Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson
Diggin On James Brown - Tower Of Power

Jazz / Blues

Sunny - Bobby Hebb
Ronnie Jordan Jam - Duncan Howlett
Jazz And Blues Improvisations - Duncan Howlett
Nobody Knows You When Your Down And Out - Eric Clapton
Wayfaring Stranger - Eva Cassidy
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
L.O.V.E - Nat King Cole
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free - Nina Simone
Fever - Peggy Lee
Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack

Guitar Masters

Duelling Banjos - Deliverance
Afraid To Dance - Don Ross
Jump - Eric Roche
Classical Gas - Mason Williams
Angelina - Tommy Emmanuel
Blue Moon - Tommy Emmanuel
House Of The Rising Sun - Tommy Emmanuel
Mombasa - Tommy Emmanuel

Classical / Spanish

Study In Am - Carcassi
El Toro - Duncan Howlett
Pamplona - Duncan Howlett
Studies - Fernando Carulli
Studies - Fernando Sor
Roberts Rag - Geof Edge
Allemande - John Dowland
The Godfather Waltz - Nino Rota
Canon In D - Pachelbel
Greensleeves - Traditional
Romanza - Traditional
Scarborough Fair - Traditional

Original Compositions

Brand New Day - Duncan Howlett
Pamplona - Duncan Howlett
Ronnie Jordan Jam - Duncan Howlett
Sarahs Dance - Duncan Howlett
Whilst You Were Away - Duncan Howlett
El Toro - Duncan Howlett

Folk / Traditional

Blooming Heather - Kate Rusby
Underneath The Stars - Kate Rusby
The Wild Rover - Traditional
Happy Birthday - Traditional
Here Comes The Bride - Traditional
God Save The Queen - Traditional
Amazing Grace - Traditional
This Is The Life - Amy Macdonald


Deck The Halls - Traditional
Ding Dong Merrily On High - Traditional
Frosty The Snowman - Steve Nelson/Jack Rollins
Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Frank Sinatra
Jingle Bells - Traditional
Let It Snow - Dean Martin
Merry Christmas Everybody - Slade
Merry Christmas Everyone - Shakin Stevens
Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens
O Christmas Tree - Traditional
O Come All Ye Faithful - Traditional
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - Traditional
Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Haven Gillespie/Fred Coot
Silent Night - Traditional
Stay Another Day - East 17
We Wish You A Mery Christmas - Traditional
White Christmas - Bing Crosby


  • Solo Guitar
  • Duo option acoustic guitar with a vocalist


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