Al J. is a experienced professional pianist singer based in Edinburgh, performing everything from Sinatra to Elton....Robbie and everything inbetween!
Al entertained our guests very capably indeed at a Christmas media launch event at Edinburgh Castle. His musical talents enhanced the festive atmosphere of the occasion and definitely added to guests' enjoyment of it.
Ellen Drummond Ferroni
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Al J. is an experienced professional pianist singer based in Edinburgh, performing everything from Sinatra to Elton....Robbie and everything inbetween!
Providing quality wedding and corporate entertainment throughout Scotland and the UK, Al will play piano and sing for the duration of the champagne reception or wedding breakfast.
Al is completely self contained and can provide everything - electric portable piano, microphones and PA system, which means venues and clients do not require to have a piano.
For up to two hours without a break, al will deliver piano and vocal renditions of classic hits from the last seven decades. Everything from Ratpack standards like 'That's Amore', 'Fly Me To The Moon', 'New York New York' to classic pop from artists like Elton John, Billy Joel and Robbie Williams.
Al can be quite unobtrusive or can be more 'audience participation' and 'sing-a-long' if your guests are so inclined!...you'd be amazed what a couple of glasses of champagne does for the inhibitions! Forget having piped in CD music, spontaneity like this can only ever be provided by a live entertainer.
A natural warm charm is essential to entertain and connect with your audience. Reading and engaging with a crowd is a key part of what al does and, by selecting suitable songs from an extensive and varied repertoire, his goal to ensure people of all ages enjoy themselves to the max!
HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY - Van Morrison LOVE ON THE ROCKS - Neil Diamond EASY - The Commodores listen to sample YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND - James Taylor BACK FOR GOOD - Take That ANGELS - Robbie Williams WHEN YOU SAY NOTHING AT ALL - Ronan Keating NEW YORK STATE OF MIND - Billy Joel watch video CANDLE IN THE WIND - Elton John WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD - Louis Armstrong GEORGIA ON MY MIND - Ray Charles AS TIME GOES BY - Billie Holiday ...plus many more from a repertoire of hundreds of songs.
JAZZ & RAT PACK
NEW YORK NEW YORK - Frank Sinatra RECIPE FOR LOVE - Harry Connick Jnr. LADY IS A TRAMP - Frank Sinatra listen to sample I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU - Frank Sinatra MACK THE KNIFE - Bobby Darin listen to sample THAT'S AMORE - Dean Martin LOVE & MARRIAGE - Frank Sinatra BAD BAD LEROY BROWN - Jim Croce RAINDROPS (KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD) - Burt Bacharach FLY ME TO THE MOON - Frank Sinatra DREAM A LITTLE DREAM - Dean Martin BEYOND THE SEA - Bobby Darrin MY WAY - Frank Sinatra MR BOJANGLES - Bob Williams version SUMMERTIME - Gershwin COME FLY WITH ME - Frank Sinatra...plus many more from a repertoire of hundreds of songs
ROCK 'N' ROLL
GREAT BALLS OF FIRE - Jerry Lee Lewis watch video OH BOY - Buddy Holly
JAILHOUSE ROCK - Elvis Presley JOHNNY B GOODE - Chuck Berry ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK - Bill Haley & The Comets CROCODILE ROCK - Elton John LA BAMBA - Los Lobos HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley LET'S DANCE - Chris Montez WALK OF LIFE - Dire Straits ...plus many more from a repertoire of hundreds of songs.
COUNTRY & WESTERN
DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY - The Mavericks COUNTRY ROADS - John Denver PEACEFUL EASY FEELING - The Eagles ACHY BRAKY HEART - Billy Ray Virus LITTLE OL' WINE DRINKER ME - Dean Martin RHINESTONE COWBOY - Glen Campbell ALWAYS ON MY MIND - Willie Nelson FRIENDS IN LOW PLACES - Garth Brooks WHY DON'T WE GET DRUNK AND SCREW - Jimmy Buffett...plus many more from a repertoire of hundreds of songs.
POP, ROCK & BLUES
WHY DOES IT ALWAYS RAIN ON ME - Travis UPSIDE DOWN - Paloma Faith watch video I'M A BELIEVER - The Monkees CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE - Queen LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU - Robbie Williams SUMMER OF '69 - Bryan Adams BROWN EYED GIRL - Van Morrison MUSTANG SALLY - Wilson Picket JESSIE - Joshua Kadison listen to sample SWEET HOME CHICAGO - The Blues Brothers ONE - U2 REAL GONE KID - Deacon Blue ROMEO & JULIET - Dire Straits HERE COMES THE SUN - The Beatles HOW SWEET IT IS - Marvin Gaye TROUBLE - Coldplay UNDER THE MOON OF LOVE - Showaddywaddy DOCK OF THE BAY - Otis Redding MY LIFE - Billy Joel IMPORTANCE OF BEING IDLE - Oasis SAIL AWAY - David Gray LAYLA - Eric Clapton COME UP AND SEE ME - Steve Harley BAD DAY - Daniel Powter HOT & COLD - Katy Perry HUMAN - The Killers NOT FAIR - Lily Allen POKER FACE - Lady Gaga...never fails to raise an eyebrow! :...plus many more from a repertoire of hundreds of songs.
PIANOBAR, PARTY & SINGALONG FAVOURITES
AMERICAN PIE - Don McLean HOTEL CALIFORNIA - The Eagles DELILAH - Ton Jones HEY JUDE - The Beatles BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP - The Drifters PIANO MAN - Billy Joel COTTON FIELDS - Creedence Clearwater Revival YOUR SONG - Elton John listen to sample SWEET HOME ALABAMA - Leonard Skynard KING OF THE ROAD - Roger Miller SWEET CAROLINE - Neil Diamond DAYDREAM BELIEVER - The Monkees AMARILLO - Tony Christie (if you put a gun to my head) HI HO SILVER LINING - Jeff Beck ?500 MILES - The Proclaimers I WILL SURVIVE - Gloria Gaynor ROCKET MAN - Elton John WALKING IN MEMPHIS - Marc Cohn listen to sample YESTERDAY - The Beatles ...plus many more from a repertoire of hundreds of songs.
SCOTTISH & IRISH
FLOWER O' SCOTLAND - The Corries WILD ROVER - Irish Folk BLACK VELVET BAND - Irish Folk DIRTY OLD TOWN - Irish Folk WILD MOUNTAIN THYME - Scottish Folk LOCH LOMOND - Scottish Folk WHISKY IN THE JAR - Irish Folk BONNIE WEE JEANIE MCCOLL - Scottish Folk I LOVE A LASSIE - Scottish Folk CALEDONIA - Dougie MacLean ...plus many more from a repertoire of hundreds of songs.