Hugh P

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Hugh performs background music. Never over-powering, his soft, silky vocals The sheer amount of venues he has played demonstrate just how in demand he really is!

Hugh has performed as an in-house musician in venues such as Viva Viva Crouch End, Number Ten Ladbroke Grove, Prince Regent Kensington, Trafalgar Square Hilton, Eight Members Club, Lost Angel Battersea, La Gondola in Battersea, River Lounge Tower Bridge, Revolution Bank, Brixton Dogstar, Gold Coast Brixton, China White West End, Gaucho Hampstead, Gaucho Piccadilly and Wyndham Grand Chelsea, and also playing one-offs in many top venues such as Claridges, Hyatt Regency, omo’s and Light Bar.

The choice of music was perfect, Hugh's playing and voice is gorgeous and we loved his interpretation of the songs! Anna, Private party, Egham

In addition to boasting a long list of weddings and private parties, and corporate functions for companies such as Microsoft, and private art exhibitions for artists like Banksy.

Along with his soul band, Hugh has played at nightclubs across London, like Sound, Infinity Club, and Dingwalls, and held residencies at Mass and China White. His previous releases have been acknowledged by prominent international DJs, including Chris Phillips (Choice FM), Patrick Forge (Kiss FM), Dom Servini (Straight No Chaser/Wah Wah 45s) and Michael Rutten (Compost/Soulsearching) and a whole lot more, many have been praised as ‘future classics’.

Hugh offers the option of a cuban trio featuring a saxophonist who has shared the stage with Incognito, Donna Summer and Mr Dynamite and James Brown, and a Cuban percussionist from who has performed with Buena Vista frontman Ibrahim Ferrer, Brazilian great Djavan and pop stars like the Game. Their cuban set is guaranteed dance music and, with the guys swapping instruments, it's like having two bands for the price of one!

Performance info

Line-up Solo male vocals/guitar
Performance duration 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Add saxophone
Add £250
For solos and an authentic soul and R&B sound
Add congas
Add £250
For an authentic cuban trio
Add cajon
Add £250
For extra rhythm
Extra performances
Add £65
Extend the act's performance by 45 minutes
DJ service
Add £125
Upbeat, mainstream pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements

Pop - 1990 to Present

Bills Bills Bills (Destiny’s Child)
Blurred Lines (Robin Thicke)
Brown Sugar (D’Angelo)
Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd)
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)
Don’t Let Go (En Vogue)
Don’t Stop The Music (Rihanna)
Falling (Alicia Keys)
Get Busy (Sean Paul)
Get Lucky (Daft Punk)
Happy (Pharrell Williams)
I Believe I can Fly (R Kelly)
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor (Arctic Monkeys)
I Need A Dollar (Aloe Blaqq)
I’m Yours (Jason Mraz)
Locked Out Of Heaven (Bruno Mars)
No Diggety (Blackstreet)
Ordinary People (John Legend)
Rehab (Amy Winehouse)
Rolling In The Deep (Adele)
Seven Nation Army (White Stripes)
Shackles / Praise You (Mary Mary)
Shape of You (Ed Sheeran)
Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)
Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Israel Kamakawiwo’ole)
Spanish Joint (D’Angelo)
Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)
Toxic (Britney Spears)
Uptown Funk (Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
Wild Wood (Paul Weller)
Wonderwall (Oasis)

Jazz & Swing

All Of Me (Billy Holiday)
At Last (Etta James)
Autumn Leaves (Sinatra)
Body And Soul (Billy Holiday)
Caravan (Duke Ellington)
Cheek To Cheek (Frank Sinatra)
Come Fly With Me (Frank Sinatra)
Cry Me A River (Ella Fitzgerald)
Darn That Dream (Billy Holiday)
Dream A Little Dream (Ella Fitzgerald)
Every Time We Say Goodbye (Cole Porter)
Feelin’ Good (Nina Simone)
Fever (Peggy Lee)
Fly Me To the Moon (Frank Sinatra / Astrud Gilberto)
Fragile (Sting)
God Bless The Child (Billy Holiday)
Heart And Soul (Hoagy Carmichael)
How High The Moon (Ella Fitzgerald)
I Wanna Be Like You (Louis Prima)
It’s A Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
It’s DeLovely (Ella Fitzgerald)
Lullaby Of Birdland (Sarah Vaughan)
Misty (Ella Fitzgerald)
Moon River (Frank Sinatra)
Moondance (Van Morrison)
Moonglow (Sarah Vaughan)
My Funny Valentine (Chet Baker)
Nature Boy (Nat King Cole)
On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Louis Armstrong)
One Mint Julep (Ray Charles)
So In Love (Ella Fitzgerald)
Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen)
Summertime (Ella Fitzgerald + Louis Armstrong)
Sway (Dean Martin)
The Best Is Yet To Come (Tony Bennett)
Under My Skin (Frank Sinatra)
When I Fall In Love (Nat King Cole)
Why Don’t You Do Right (Peggy Lee)
Work Song (Adderley / Brown)

Soul & Funk

Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers)
Ain’t Nobody (Chaka Khan / Rufus)
All I Need To Get By (Marvin Gaye + Tammi Terrell)
Always and Forever (Luther Vandross / Heatwave)
As (Stevie Wonder)
Beggin (Frankie Valli)
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
Come In Out Of The Rain (Parliament)
Dock Of The Bay (Otis Redding)
Georgia On My Mind (Ray Charles)
Heart’s Desire (Don Blackman)
Hercules (Aaron Neville)
Higher & Higher (Jackie Wilson)
Hit The Road Jack (Ray Charles)
How Sweet It Is To be Loved by You (Marvin Gaye)
I Get The Sweetest Feeling (Jackie Wilson)
I Heard it Through the Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
I Put A Spell On You (Nina Simone)
It’s a Man’s Man’s World (James Brown)
Just The Two Of Us (Bill Withers)
Kiss (Prince)
Lately (Stevie Wonder)
Lean On Me (Bill Withers)
Let’s Get It On (Marvin Gaye)
Let’s Stay Together (Al Green)
Lovely Day (Bill Withers)
Master Blaster/Jammin’ (Stevie Wonder)
My Girl (Otis Redding)
Respect (Aretha Franklin)
Right on For the Darkness (Curtis Mayfield)
Signed Sealed Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
So Amazing (Luther Vandross)
Stand by Me (Ben E King)
Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
Teardrops (Footsteps On The Dancefloor) (Womack&Womack)
Tell It Like It Is (The Neville Brothers)
That’s the Way Love Is (Marvin Gaye)
The Night Time Is The Right Time (Ray Charles)
These Arms Of Mine (Otis Redding)
Use Me (Bill Withers)
What You Won’t Do For Love (Bobby Caldwell)
When A Man Loves A Woman (Wilson Pickett)
Work To Do (Isley Bros)
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder)

Latin & Bossa Nova

Agua de Beber (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Aguas de Marco (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
As Rosas Nao Falam (Cartola)
Bamboleo (Gypsy Kings)
Besame Mucho (Cesaria Evora)
Chan Chan (Buena Vista Social Club)
Chega de Saudade (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Disritmia (Martinho da Vila)
Girl from Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Insensatez (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben / Sergio Mendez)
One Note Samba (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Poder de Criacao (Joao Noguiera)
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Smooth (Santana)
Triste (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Tudo Que Voce Pode Ser (Clube de Esquinas)
Velha Infancia (Tribalistas)
Wave (Antonio Carlos Jobim)

Classic Rock, Pop, Blues & Reggae

All You Need Is Love (Beatles)
Blackbird (The Beatles)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon And Garfunkel)
Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
Don’t Let It Bring You Down (Neil Young)
Don’t Let Me Down (The Beatles)
Every Breath You Take (The Police)
He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother (The Hollies)
Here Comes The Sun (The Beatles)
Hey Joe (Jimi Hendrix)
Highway To Hell (Acdc)
Hit The Road Jack (Ray Charles)
Hoochie Coochie Man (Muddy Waters)
Hotel California (Eagles)
I Shot The Sheriff (Bob Marley)
Is This Love? (Bob Marley)
Joy In Repetition (Prince)
Jumping Jack Flash (Rolling Stones)
Livin’ On A Prayer (Bon Jovi)
Long Train Running (Doobie Bros)
Love Is In The Air (John Paul Young)
Lucille (Little Richard)
Mustang Sally (Wilson Pickett)
No No No (Dawn Penn)
Oh! Darling (The Beatles)
Purple Rain (Prince)
Redemption Song (Bob Marley)
Showdown (Elo)
Smoke On The Water (Deep Purple)
So Much Trouble In The World (Bob Marley)
Space Oddity (David Bowie)
Sunflower (Paul Weller)
Sunshine Of Your Love (Cream)
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
The Wind Cries Mary (Jimi Hendrix)
Three Cool Cats (Coasters)
Unchained Melody (Righteous Bros)
Voodoo Chile (Jimi Hendrix)
When Doves Cry (Prince)
Wichita Lineman (Glenn Campbell)
You Are So Beautiful To Me (Beach Boys / Billy Preston)
You Should Be Dancing (Beegees)
Your Song (Elton John)

Christmas Songs

Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire - Nat King Cole
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Frank Sinatra
It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas - Andy Williams
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
Merry Christmas Baby - Otis Redding
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - The Crystals
Walking In The Air - Aled Jones
White Christmas - Bing Crosby

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

10

“Hugh was brilliant. He did exactly as we asked and was incredibly flexible with the many requests we had. Many guests commented on how the excellent music added to the ambience. I would highly recommend this lovely artist to any event. Thanks so much for adding your charm to our day and making it incredible xxx”

10

“Huw was very talented.”

10

“Hugh was perfect for the event, he was very accommodating & had everyone up & dancing.”

10

“Hugh played our songs beautifully. He contacted us weeks in advance and responded promptly each time we had other queries. He exceeded expectations by learning our wedding music medley. Hugh was also very cheerful and friendly to our guests.”

10

“Hugh was fantastic. We had a small canap and drinks party for our wedding of 50 people andwe asked Hugh to play some background music to create a good atmosphere. He was fantastic at creating the perfect atmosphere for us and our guests. When we suddenly decided to have a first dance (not planned) he was very accommodating at helping us quickly choose a song. He played a good variety of music and was very professional. We would definitely use him again!”

10

“I just wanted to say a huge thanks to Hugh for playing at my mum's boat party. The choice of music was perfect, Hugh's playing and voice is gorgeous and we loved his interpretation of the songs. The music was not too loud and not too quiet and Hugh simply created the perfect atmosphere.”

10

“My husband and I had Hugh play at the drinks reception of our wedding on Friday 12th August this year. He was absolutely perfect for a summer drinks event (particularly at a wedding!). His music is smooth and soulful with a great mix of classics, modern tracks and jazz. Hugh rang me a couple of weeks before the wedding for an informal chat regarding song choices and length of sets. This, I really appreciated, as it put my mind at ease to know one element of the wedding was completely handed over to someone else...any busy brides will know how great this is! I would fully recommend Hugh to anyone wanting a musician at their event!”

10

“Hugh created a perfect atmosphere for both the drinks reception and early evening cocktail reception. Our guests loved Hugh's repertoire and all commented on Hugh's energy and enthusiasm. We were so lucky to have him play at our Wedding!”

10

“Prior to commencing his set; Hugh and I had a conversation and it was an absolute pleasure getting to know him. He was extremely polite and made us feel at ease immediately. Hugh's performance was raved about by all of the guests that we have spoken to since our wedding and if ever my wife and I host another event we will most defiantly be using Hugh. Also, should any of our friend and family require an artist for any future events we will be more than happy to recommend Hugh. Thank you so much for helping make our day so special; I hope that your future in the music industry is as bright and special as your personality. Thanks again and all the best.”

10

“We were very happy with Hugh's performance! He was flexible and understood what we wanted and it was helpful to have someone who had done this sort of thing before to give us pointers!”

10

“He is brilliant, such a trooper, because it was a bit chilly in the garden and he played over 2 hours straight. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed his music. Top bloke to talk too and took requests!! Would highly recommend x”

10

“Hugh was a true professional who has amazing talent. His performance was outstanding and we would not hesitate to recommend him. At one point, one of our guests thought that we had a Jack Johnson CD playing. They didn't believe that it was a live act. They thought that Hugh's voice was fantastic. Hugh really did make our wedding extra special so thank you.”

10

“Hugh was fantastic - his music so suited our wedding day & everyone commented on what an amazing voice he has. Lovely guy to speak to, looked good, arrived at agreed time and performed brilliantly! Couldn't ask for more.”

10

“Hugh was exactly what we needed for our end of season ball - great music, great vibe and loved by everyone! An artist that suited all ages and was easy to work with. We will be using him in the future for sure!”

10

“Hugh has played a residency at our Battersea Park gigs to crowds of up to 1000 at a time and over the four hours of the gig to listeners in the thousands. His repertoire is wide-ranging and I would gladly recommended him to anyone looking at using his services. If you would like to discuss this further please don't hesitate to get in touch.”

10

“Genius at work! Thank you for an excellent performance at my sisters wedding. I have to say, myself and the guests were in awe and thoroughly enjoyed the music and your unique voice melted a lot of hearts!!! I lost count the amount of times I had people asking me where I found you and generally complementing a superbly accomplished performance. I know within 48 hours I had received 2 requests from guests asking how to book your services, I only hope one day you will play on the stage your talent so deserves. Keep me posted of any up and coming gigs you may have I would love to follow what I believe will be a great career. In the meantime, please feel free to use my name as a reference as would be a pleasure to recommend you. Many Thanks!”

10

“We have worked with Hugh Price for over a year. He has performed many times for us and has always received positive feedback. He has always left a lasting impression on guests at the venues he has played prompting clients to enquire about him directly a number of times. Hugh is always on time, smart and has a brilliant attitude. We would highly recommend him to any client. If you need to ask any more questions please feel free to call or e-mail any time.”

10

“Hugh Price played at our wedding and he was great. He has a wide repertoire of songs, including jazz, soul and Latin music, both ballads and more uptempo numbers. He was highly professional and there was fantastic feedback from the guests. He is also very easy to deal with, which made our wedding preparations that bit easier. We'd definitely book Hugh again!”

10

“The music was excellent, and really made the occasion - it contributed amazingly to the ambience of the dinner (in a large hall). From discussing our requirements, through to setting up and the performance itself, he and his band displayed a very high level of professionalism and I wouldn't hesitate to hire him again or recommend him to others.”

10

“We are delighted at the response we have received since adding Hugh to our database and website. Hugh is a popular choice, we often receive enquiries regarding his availability, unfortunately due to demand Hugh is not always available. Hugh is a personal favourite of mine and have no hesitation in recommending him to any of my clients.”


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