Bio

Robbie Rich plays hundreds of jazz numbers, from standards right up to contemporary. His repertoire moves to pop and rock, and sideways to easy listening, funk, blues and soul. His power ballads regularly fill the dance floor. Overall he has a repertoire of over 800 numbers of which a core of 350 are regularly used. He also jams with a DJ when requested for those wild nights. Whatever your musical requirements Robbie is always confident he can fulfil your needs: Whether ambient music on the lawn whilst guests  arrive for drinks, a pre-arranged special number for the first dance at your wedding or just a rollicking good party,  Robbie Rich can provide the perfect atmosphere for an event to be remembered for all the right reasons!

Scroll down or a small selection of Robbie's repertoire.

 
 

Repertoire

Robbie plays many styles, including favourites such as  Baker Street, Stranger on the Shore, The Girl from Ipanema, Take 5 and Songbird. Below, in an ever growing feast for the ears, is a list under genre that you may find tempting for your special occasion.

Jazz

A Foggy Day
A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
Ain't Misbehavin'
Ain'tTthat a Kick in the Head (Frank Sinatra)
Alfie
All Blues (Miles Davis)
All Of Me
All the Things You Are
Angel Eyes
Angela (from 'Cheers')
As Time Goes By
As We Speak (David Sanborn)
Autumn in New York
Autumn leaves
Besume Mucho
Beyond the Sea
Birdland
Black Orpheus
Blue Bossa
Blue Monk
Blue Moon
Body and Soul (Coleman Hawkins)
Brown-eyed Girl (last 3 Van Morrison,)
But Not for Me (same)
Bye bye Blackbird
Can't Help Falling In Love (Elvis)
Chameleon (funky)
Cocavado (or Quiet Nights)
Come Fly With Me
Cry me a River
Cute
Danny bBy
Days of Wine and Roses
Desfinanado (Stan Getz)
Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington and latterly sung by Rod Stewart in his American Songbook)
Don't Mean a Thing if it ain't got that swing (George Kelly version)
Down by the Riverside
East of the Sun
Easy Living
Embraceable You (Gershwin)
Fascinating Rhythm (same)
Fever
Fly Me To The Moon
Fools Rush In
Four (same)
Georgia (Ray Char
Harlem Nocturne
Have I Told you Lately I Love You
Here There and Everywhere (Beatles)
Honeysuckle Rose
How High the Moon

I Cover the Waterfront
I Got Rhythm
I Remember April
I Wish I Knew How to be Free (same: otherwise known as 'Film 99)
I'm Beginning to See the Light
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
I've Got you Under my Skin (Frank Sinatra)
In the Mood (Glenn Miller)
Is You is or is You ain't My Baby?
It's Only a Paper Moon
Lady is a Tramp (Sinatra and Dean Martin)
Li'l Darlin' (Basie)
Lisa (David Sanborn)
Loverman (Billie Holiday stroke Sonny Stitt)
Lullaby of Birdland (George Shearing)
Mack the Knife (same)
Making Whoopee
Me and Mrs Jones (Frank Sinatra)
Meditation
Midnight in Moscow (Kenny Ball)
Misty
Mood Indigo
Moon River
Moondance
Moonglow (Benny Goodman)
Moonlight in Vermont
Moonriver
Morning Dance (Spyra Gyra)
Mr Bojangles (Sammy Davis junior)
My Baby just Cares for Me (Nina Simone)
My Favourite Things (John Coltrane)
My Funny Valentine
My One and Only 
My Romance
My Secret Love
My Way (Frank Sinatra)
Namely You
Nice Work if you Can Get It
Night and Day (Frank Sinatra)
Nuages (Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grappelli)
On Green Dolphin Street (Sonny Rollins)
One Note Samba
Our Love is Here to Stay
Out of Nowhere
Pennies from Heaven
Perdido
Petite Fleur
Pink Panther
Recorda Me (Joe Henderson)
Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin, complete with clarinet glissando!)
Round Midnight (Thelonius Monk)
S'Wonderful

S'Wonderful
Satin Doll
Sentimental Journey
September in the Rain
Sidewinder
Singing in the Rain
Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael)
Smoke Gets in your Eyes
Snakes (Marcus Miller)
Softly as a Morning Sunrise
Someday my Prince will Come
Someone to Watch over Me
Somewhere Over a Rainbow
Song for my Father
Songbird (Kenny G)
Sophisticated Lady
St Thomas (Sonny Rollins)
Stardust
Stella by Starlight (Miles Davis)
Stompin' at the Savoy (Armstrong)
Straight no Chaser
Straight to the Heart (David Sanborn)
Stranger On The Shore
Strangers in the Night (Frank Sinatra)
Strike up the Band
Sukiaki (same)
Summertime
Sunny
Sweet Georgia Brown
Take 5
Take The 'A'Train (Duke Ellington)
Tears in Heaven (Clapton)
The Look Of Love Burt Bacharach)
The Man I Love
The Nearness of You (James Taylor)
The Shadow of your Smile
The Tender Trap (Rat pack)
The Way you Look Tonight
These Foolish Things
They Can't take That Away from Me (Gershwin)
This Guy's in Love (same)
This Masquerade (George Benson)
Time After Time
Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock)
What a Difference a Day Makes
What is this Thing Called Love ?
Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker)
Yesterday
Zoot Suite Riot

Pop-Rock classics

Baker Street
Careless Whisper
Pick Up The Pieces (Average White Band)
Feel (Robbie Williams)
Beautiful ( )
Soul For Your Soul (Street Life)
I Heard It Thru The Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
Dock of the Bay
Take Me to the River
Mr Magic (Grover Washington)
Breezin' (George Benson)
Soul Bossa (Austin Powers theme)

Rat Pack

Come Fly With Me
Fly Me to the Moon
Mr Bojangles
You're Nobody until Somebody Loves You
The Lady is a Tramp
Me and Mrs Jones
Tender Trap


 

Latin

Girl from Ipanema
Sway
Summer Samba
La Bamba
Mae... Omo c

Easy Listening

The Look Of Love
Just The Two Of Us
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head


 

Gospel

Amazing Grace
Down By The Riverside
Oh When The Saints



 

Power Ballads

He ain't Heavy he's my Brother
The Air that I Breathe (Hollies)
If you Leave me Now (Chicago)
Against all Odds
Whiter Shade of Pale
Knights in White Satin
Angels (Robbie Williams)
I Guess that's Why they Call it the Blues
Your Song


 

Party Floor Fillers

Brown Eyed Girl
Love Love me Do
With A Little Help From My Friends
Hard Days night
Feel (Robbie Williams)
I Got You (James Brown)
Sweet Home Chicago (Blues Brothers)
She Caught The Katy (Same)
Gimme Some Lovin' (Same)


 

And often the most important number of all...Happy Birthday! There's always one!
 

 
 

Corporate clients

Porsche - House Of Fraser - Waitrose - Marks and Spencer - Southampton Boat Show - Chichester - GlaxoSmithKline - Goodwood Revival -Paul Smith - Specsavers - Disneyland Paris

Hotels

The Ritz - Grosvenor House Hotel - The Four Seasons - The Three Pillars (Oxford) - The Marriott (Portsmouth) - The Rhinefield (New Forrest) - Botley Grange - Queens Hotel (Southsea)

Residencies

Rosie's Vineyard (Southsea) - Pebbles Fish and Wine Bar (Stokes Bay)- Customs House - Talluljah's Gunwharf - Loch Fyne

Regular appearances

The Brook - Bulls Head in Barnes - The Emporium - Worcester Park

 

Contact

07592 731 565

 
 

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