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The Music of Dougie Freeman

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Act Profile

The Music of Dougie Freeman

"Hey Mate,
Good job by Dougie on Friday - please pass on my thanks
D" Dan Curtis (Director EMC3 Events Company, London).

Dougie is a very versatile pianist & vocalist
with a wide range of styles and repertoire. With
anything from jazz standards to popular dance, he can provide many different ensembles ranging right from a solo pianist to a full 9 piece swing band.

A graduate of the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and a wealth of experience playing venues suchas The Vortex Jazz Club, The 606 Club, The Bulls Head, The Ritz Casino Club, The Barbican Centre, The Wigmore Hall and The Park Lane Hilton, Dougie is skilled in the art of providing the perfect musical compliment to almost any occasion.

Act Information

Line-up

Background Jazz:

Solo Pianist
Solo Singer Pianist
Jazz Duo - Piano/Bass or Piano/Sax - With or without Singer Pianist
Jazz Trio - Piano/Bass/Drums or Piano/Bass/Sax - With or without Singer Pianist
Jazz Quartet - Piano/Bass/Drums & Sax - With or without Singer Pianist

Swing/Ratpack bands for dancing (All come with full PA and singer pianist as standard):

Quartet - Piano/Guitar/Bass/Drums
Quintet - Piano/Guitar/Bass/Drums & Sax
Sextet - Piano/Guitar/Bass/Drums/Sax & Trumpet
Septet

Extra Line-up(s)

Whilst offering Jazz for background music and swing/ratpack for dancing, Dougie also offers a full scale live party band playing Pop/Soul/Dance music of all eras.

Why not get in touch about a combination deal?

Picture this, a jazz trio adding a touch of sophistication to your drinks reception, then joining more players later on to kick the evening celebrations into action with a full party band.
Also, how about a pianist or small ensemble playing a few of your favourite songs for your marriage ceremony?

Also included

Sound:

Where necessary, a professional PA system will accompany the bands as standard. The size of this ranges depending on the size of the venue.

Lighting:

For background music, lighting is not usually necessary. But for larger ensembles for dancing, professional stage lighting is used along with some effects lighting for the dance floor.

Location

South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands, North East, North West, Scotland, Wales, Ireland.

Previous Clients

Clubs and Bars: The Vortex Jazz Club, The 606 Club, The Bulls Head, The Ritz Casino Club
Prestigious Performance Venues: The Barbican Centre, The Wigmore Hall, The Royal Concert Hall, The Assembly Rooms
Hotels: The Park Lane Hilton, The Manderin Oriental, The New York Hilton, The Royal York (Toronto)

Testimonials

Dear Alex
We were thoroughly happy with Dougie and Ashley, they were professional and extremely competent. They helped create a fantastic atmosphere and provided exactly what we hoped for.
Eve Drewitt (Wedding Aug '09)

Highlights

Smartly presented, Highly Professional Performance.
Music of an extremely high standard.
Can combine background Jazz for earlier evening reception and Lively Party music for later on.

Repertoire

Repertoire

Vocal Repertoire:
Jazz Standards & Swing Tunes
A Foggy Day
All Of Me
Almost Like Being In Love
Autumn Leaves
Beyond The Sea
But Not For Me
Cheek to Cheek
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Devil May Care
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You
Have You Met Miss Jones
I Got Rhythm
It Could Happen To You
Just One Of Those Things
Just You Just Me
L.O.V.E.
Let There Be Love
Moondance
My Baby Just Cares For Me
My Romance
Nice & Easy
Old Devil Moon
On The Street Where You Live
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Orange Coloured Sky
Satin Doll
Summertime
The More I See You
The Way You Look Tonight
There is no Greater Love
There Will Never Be Another You
They Can't Take That Away From Me
You And The Night And The Music
Rat Pack:
Amore
Come Fly With Me
Fly Me To The Moon
I Get A Kick Out Of You
It Had To Be You
I've Got You Under My Skin
Lady Is A Tramp
Mack The Knife
Mr Bojangles
New York New York
Latin & Ballads:
Angel Eyes
Blame it on My Youth
Body & Soul
Desafinado
Girl From Ipanema The
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
Mas Que Nada
Misty
My Foolish Heart
My Funny Valentine
Sway
That Old Devil Called Love
The Nearness Of You
What A Difference A Day Made
What A Wonderful World
When I Fall In Love
You Don't Know What Love Is

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.


Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)