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Michael ~ Lounge/Cocktail Pianist

Michael Lounge PianistMichael began playing the piano when he was just six years old.

His passion for the instrument and his dedication to learning stayed with him whilst growing up, and it therefore came as no surprise that he decided to make music and live performance his chosen career.

His charming, easy going personality and relaxed playing style has made him immensely popular for wedding receptions, corporate events and private functions the length and breadth of the UK and abroad.

Michael has been a popular lounge/cocktail pianist at some of London's most prestigious hotels and acclaimed restaurants, including:

  • The Langham Hilton
  • The Lanesborough Hotel, Knightsbridge
  • The Sheraton, Belgravia
  • Anthony Worrall Thompson’s restaurant, Menage à Trois, in Beauchamp Place

In Brighton, he was the resident pianist at The Grand Hotel for four years.

In addition to his work as a lounge/cocktail pianist, Michael also works in the field of cabaret and has appeared in the United States alongside the legendary Margaret Whiting and Julie Wilson.

In the UK, he has starred in his one-man show about the famous Musical Comedy star, Jack Buchanan, and played and sung as Ivor Novello in “Love from Ivor” which has been presented at the Linbury Studio at the Royal Opera House, onboard the QEII and at the Lincoln Center in New York.

These shows are also available through First & Foremost Entertainment, so please enquire.

Although Michael plays a wide variety of music, he specialises in the Great American Songbook, concentrating on the likes of George Gershwin, Jerome Kern and Cole Porter.

Nothing sets the tone and ambiance of an event better than a piano played by a true professional.

Rest assured that with Michael at your event, party or celebration, your guests and clients will be treated to an exceptional musical treat.

Extracts of A Cole Porter Medley

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