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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

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

Jazz & Swing

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

Soul & Funk

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

Latin & Bossa Nova

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

Classic Rock, Pop, Blues & Reggae

Jumping Jack Flash – Rolling Stones
Is This Love? – Bob Marley
Purple Rain – Prince
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Sunshine Of Your Love – Cream
Blackbird – The Beatles
You Should Be Dancing – BeeGees
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
Hoochie Coochie Man – Muddy Waters
Baby I Wanna Be Loved – Muddy Waters
Voodoo Chile – Jimi Hendrix
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Need You Tonight – INXS
No No No – Dawn Penn
Space Oddity – David Bowie
Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Smoke On The Water – Deep Purple
Highway To Hell – ACDC
Oh! Darling – The Beatles
Three Cool Cats – Coasters
Lucille – Little Richard
Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
When Doves Cry – Prince
Sledgehammer – Peter Gabriel
Redemption Song – Bob Marley
Need Your Love So Bad – Fleetwood Mac
Such A Night – Dr John
Don’t let me down – The Beatles
Your Song – Elton John
Wichita Lineman – Glenn Campbell
So Much Trouble in the World – Bob Marley
Don’t Let it Bring You Down – Neil Young
Hey Joe – Jimi Hendrix
You Are So Beautiful To Me – Beach Boys / Billy Preston
All You Need Is Love – Beatles
The Wind Cries Mary – Jimi Hendrix
Joy In Repetition – Prince
Unchained Melody – Righteous Bros
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
Hotel California – Eagles
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother – The Hollies

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.

“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!”

Corinna, Ball, Essex, May 2019

“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”

Gen & Scott, Wedding at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, August 2018

“Huw was very talented.”

Rebecca, Wedding, The Tunnels in Ilfracombe, July 2018

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

Erica, 25th Wedding Anniversary at Aroma Restaurant in Leamington Spa, June 2018

“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.”

Leores, Wedding at Eastbury Manor House in Essex, October 2017

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