Vera Faye

About

Vera is a Yamaha award winning singer and pianist from London. Familiar with 5 star venues, corporate occasions and private members clubs, she performs a blend of jazz and popular soul with a refined charm.

Her performance at our July event was so excellent we immediately booked her for November. A sensational hit with all our clientele.

- Marks and Spencer’s

Having studied at both Trinity College of Music and The Royal Academy of Music, Vera has performed with greats in the British Jazz scene including Tony Coe, Paul Booth, Jim Mullen, Henry Lowther, Pete Churchill and Don Rendell.

She is an exquisite aid to an occasion as either a soloist or accompanied by her band.

A rare talent with an individual style and sound... she has an astonishing level of sophistication.

- Norma Winstone

A fantastic night, Vera played an excellent mix of songs ideal to suit everyone. Wonderful!

- The Hoy, Deal

Music


Solo


Trio

Jazz Repertoire

  • All of Me - Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons
  • Almost Like Being in Love - Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner
  • Angel Eyes - Earl Brent and Matt Dennis
  • A Fine Romance - Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields
  • Anything Goes - Cole Porter
  • All the Way - Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
  • Ain’t She Sweet - Milton Ager and Jack Yellen
  • A Foggy Day - George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
  • Blame it On My Youth - Oscar Levant and Edward Heyman
  • But Not for Me - George and Ira Gershwin
  • Black coffee - Sonny Burke and Paul Francis Webster
  • Begin the beguine - Cole Porter
  • Beautiful love - Wayne King, Victor Young, Egbert Van Alstyne and Haven Gillespie
  • Cry Me a River - Arthur Hamilton
  • Devil May Care - Johnny Burke and Harry Warren
  • Darn that Dream - Jimmy Van Heusen and Eddie DeLange
  • Day in Day Out - Rube Bloom and Johnny Mercer
  • Dancing On the Ceiling - Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • Don’t Blame Me - Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields
  • Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Duke Ellington and Bob Russell
  • Fly Me to the Moon - Bart Howard
  • Falling in Love With Love - Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • On Green Dolphin St - Bronislau Kaper and Ned Washington
  • Have You Met Miss Jones? - Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • Here's That Rainy Day - Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke
  • If I Were a Bell - Frank Loesser
  • I Could Write a Book - Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • It's Only a Paper Moon - Harold Arlen
  • I've Never Been in Love Before - Frank Loesser
  • It Never Entered My Mind - Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • If I Should Lose You - Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin
  • I'm Old Fashioned - Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer
  • I Thought About You - Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Mercer
  • It Had to Be You - Isham Jones and Gus Kahn
  • It Could Happen to You - Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke
  • Just One of Those Things - Cole Porter
  • Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love - Cole Porter
  • My Romance - Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • Misty - Erroll Garner
  • My Shining Hour - Harold Arlen
  • My Heart Stood Still - Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • Moon River - Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer
  • No Moon At All - Mel Torme
  • Nearness of You -Hoagy Carmichael and Ned Washington
  • Nature Boy - Eden Ahbez
  • Night and Day - Cole Porter
  • Nice Work If You Can Get It - George Gershwin and Gershwin
  • Old Devil Moon - Burton Lane and E.Y. Harburg
  • Love Is Here to Stay - George Gershwin Ira Gershwin
  • Pennies from Heaven - Arthur Johnston and Johnny Burke
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach
  • Stormy Weather - Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler
  • Save Your Love - Johnny Edward
  • 'S Wonderful - George Gershwin Ira Gershwin
  • Stella by Starlight - Victor Young
  • Softly, Softly - Mark Paul, Pierre Dudan and Paddy Roberts
  • There Is No Greater Love - Isham Jones and Marty Symes
  • The Girl from Ipanema - Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes
  • Teach Me Tonight - Gene De Paul and Sammy Cahn
  • Time After Time - Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne
  • There Will Never Be Another You - Harry Warren and Mack Gordon
  • Tenderly - Walter Gross and Jack Lawrence
  • They Can't Take That Away from Me - George Gershwin Ira Gershwin
  • That Old Black Magic - Glenn Miller and Johnny Mercer
  • The Way You Look Tonight - Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields
  • These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) - Eric Maschwitz and Jack Strachey
  • Witchcraft - Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh
  • Wave - Antonio Carlos Jobim
  • When I Fall in Love - Victor Young and Edward Heyman
  • Take the 'A' Train - Billy Strayhorn
  • You and the Night and the Music - Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz
  • You Do Something to Me - Cole Porter
  • You Don't Know What Love Is - Don Raye and Gene de Paul

Pop Repertoire

  • Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
  • All My Loving - Paul McCartney
  • All You Need Is Love - John Lennon
  • And I Love Her - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • As - Stevei Wonder
  • Blackbird - Paul McCartney
  • Can't Buy Me Love - Paul McCartney
  • Close to You - Jerry Livingston, Carl Lampl and Al Hoffman
  • Come Together - John Lennon
  • Dancing in the Street - Martha and the Vandellas
  • Dancing Queen - Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and Stig Anderson
  • Don't Know Why- Jesse Harris
  • Easy - Lionel Richie
  • Eight Days a Week - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Eleanor Rigby - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Feel Like Makin' Love - Eugene McDaniels
  • From Me to You - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Here, There and Everywhere - Paul McCartney
  • Hey Jude - Paul McCartney
  • How Do You Keep the Music Playing?- Michel Legrand and Marilyn Bergman
  • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) - Holland–Dozier–Holland
  • I Am Singing - Stevie Wonder
  • I Can't Help It - Stevie Wonder
  • I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
  • I Say a Little Prayer - Burt Bacharach and Hal David
  • I Want to Hold Your Hand - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • I Will - Paul McCartney
  • I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free - Billy Taylor and Dick Dallas
  • If I Fell - John Lennon
  • Killing Me Softly with His Song - Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel
  • Let It Be - Paul McCartney
  • Let's Stay Together - Al Green
  • Mas que Nada - Jorge Ben
  • Michelle - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Moondance - Van Morrison
  • Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
  • People Get Ready - The Impressions
  • Saving All My Love for You - Michael Masser and Gerry Goffin
  • Street Life - Randy Crawford
  • Sunny - Bobby Hebb
  • Sway - Pablo Beltrán Ruiz
  • Sweet Love - Anita Baker
  • There's a Place - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Walk On By - Burt Bacharach and Hal David
  • Way Over Yonder - Carole King
  • What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
  • With a Little Help from My Friends - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Yesterday - Paul McCartney
  • (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" - Aretha Franklin

Details

Line-Up Options:

Clients may choose from a range of musicians to accompany Vera including a: Saxophonist, Trumpeter, Guitarist, Bassist and Drummer.

  • Solo
  • Duo
  • Trio
  • Quaret

Equipment:

  • Keyboard and amplification supplied if required
  • All necessary sound equipment will be supplied for the larger ensebles also