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I am a freelance Pianist, Piano-Vocalist and Organist with 25 years experience.
My experience encompasses concerts, private and corporate functions, theatre-pits, solo and choral accompanying and playing piano/keyboards in bands.
I also have a lot of experience with long-term residences (listed in the "Experience" section).
I have travelled all over the U.K. and surrounding isles to play solo concerts and shows, and continue to do so, with bookings being made up to 2 years in advance. I have also played solo concerts in the U.S.A. and mainland Europe.
I studied Music and Education at the University of Reading, graduating in 2002.
*Pianist & Piano-Vocalist (musical theatre and jazz / swing / Rat-Pack)
*Pipe and Electronic Organ Concerts
*One of the resident jazz pianists at The Quod, Oxford
*Pianist with jazz band "JazzEssence"
*Church Organist for weddings, services and funerals
*The “Matthew Bason Music Show”
(a multi-instrumental and vocal 2 hour concert performed at venues in the UK and abroad)
I have a vast repertoire of music covering many styles.
I can read music, play by ear and improvise.
I am reliable, professional and well presented.
I have PAT tested equipment (including speakers, mixer, cable and radio microphones), public liability insurance and a full, clean UK driving licence.
I have a current passport and never been denied visas.
I have an enhanced CRB clearance check for working with children and vulnerable adults.
Willing and able to travel long distances.
To contact me, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call: