Andy Graham has been a performing pianist/keyboard-player and music tutor for nearly 30 years, specialising in jazz and blues.
He is also a versatile general pianist, having played many different styles of music at many different types of venues and functions over the years.
At various times, he has also been featured on guitar or bass guitar with some acts, and he is also an accomplished vocalist.
As well as being a solo artist, Andy has performed in many bands and groups over the years, including Amethyst, the Crystal Moon Jazz Quartet, Alta Strata and Foundation.
He has often been in support acts for very well-known artists, including Ronnie Scott, John Miller and Courtney Pine, as well as many others. He also features on many backing tracks where he has undertaken studio session work.
Andy is listed on many music-related websites and on-line directories, and is also a member of the Musicians’ Union, UK Piano Register (‘UK Piano Page’), RGT, and London Borough of Bromley Register of Teachers. He has an MA from the University of Keele, and was President of the Keele University Jazz Society, which is where his musical interests and involvement with the music industry really took off in a new way.
Over the years, Andy has studied many styles of jazz, and has read about the lives and influences of the giants, such as (no fixed order) Fats Waller, Count Basie, Ray Charles, Dave Brubeck, Dr John and Herbie Hancock. Andy tries to combine these various different styles of jazz with his own unique, but flexible, approach.
Actual venues where Andy has performed (no set order) include Ronnie Scott’s, Central London; Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London; Prince of Orange, Rotherhithe, SE London; Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey; Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking, Surrey; The Lord Hood, Greenwich, SE London; Westgate Pavilion, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent; Pavilion Band Stand, Eastbourne, Sussex; University of Keele, Stafforshire; University of Exeter, Devon; The Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London; Scandic Crown Hotel, Rotherhithe, SE London; The Coney Mountain Range, West Wickham, Kent; Burford Bridge Hotel, Box Hill, Surrey; Donnington Manor Hotel, Dunton Green, Kent; Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor, Berkshire; Harrow British Legion Club, Harrow, Middlesex; Hayes (Kent) British Legion Club; The New Circle Club, Elmers End, Beckenham, Kent; The Bromley United Services Club, Bromley, Kent; The Laughing Buddha Chinese Restaurant, Bexley, South London; The Bank Bar, Exmouth, Devon; The Red Lion, Bristol; The Kings Arms, Bristol; The Royal Oak, Coventry; The Oven Club, Surbiton, Surrey, and The CRU Restaurant, West Wickham, Kent; Sabir Tandoori Restaurant, Bromley, Kent, to name just a few.
Andy has also performed extensively overseas, and not just in Europe, but also as far away as China and the Philippines.
To know more about Andy Graham please use the contact form on the site. Drop him a line by email at email@example.com or give him a buzz on 07765305127.
Jazz and Easy Listening Piano
Cocktail Jazz Tribute Act
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