Hugh Anderson

About

Hugh Anderson is an accomplished pianist and songwriter, confident playing classical, pop and jazz music.

With experience performing as a cocktail pianist, as keys player for a number of ensembles and as a solo singer/songwriter, Hugh is adept at finding the style and ambience to suit any event.

Hugh takes his inspiration in the jazz world from Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett and Thelonious Monk while equally appreciating the song writing talents of James Taylor, Paul Simon and Rufus Wainwright.

Recent venues performed at include The Troubador, Toulouse Lautrec, Trinity College of Music, The Hideaway, Grange St. Paul's, Hotel du Vin and 100 Club.

Music


Contemporary


Jazz


Classical

Classical Repertoire Includes Music By

  • Claude Debussy
  • Enrique Granados
  • Frédéric Chopin
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Joseph Haydn
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Robert Schumann
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jazz Repertoire

  • Ain't Misbehavin - Fats Waller
  • Beautiful Love - Young, King and Van Alstyne
  • A Night in Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie
  • Au Privave - Charlie Parker
  • Bernie's Tune - Bernie Miller
  • Elite Syncopation - Scott Joplin
  • Georgia On My Mind - Carmichael and Gorrell
  • Little Waltz - Ron Carter
  • Lullabye of Birdland - Geroge Shearing
  • Maiden Voyage - Herbie Hancock
  • My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers
  • Polkadots and Moonbeams - Jimmy Van Heusen
  • Someday My Prince Will Come - Larry Morey
  • Over the Rainbow - Harburg & Allen {arr. G. Shearing}
  • St. Thomas - Sonny Rollins
  • Stella by Starlight - Victor Young
  • Straight No Chaser - Thelonious Monk
  • Waltz for Debby - Bill Evans
  • and many more...

Pop Repertoire Includes Music By

  • Ben Folds
  • Bon Iver
  • Coldplay
  • Jamie Cullum
  • James Taylor
  • John Martyn
  • John Mayer
  • Mat Costa
  • Nizlopi
  • Paul Simon
  • R.E.M
  • Razorlight
  • Rufus Wainwright
  • The Cure

Details

Services:

  • Classical
  • Jazz (with or without vocals)
  • Pop (with or without vocals)

Equipment:

  • Keyboard and amplification supplied if required