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Andy Cherry

Andy Cherry is a unique and highly regarded act, with an extensive repertoire of of popular music arranged for the classical guitar. Hugely versatile and vastly experienced with 5* customer reviews, Andy's subtle, unobtrusive playing style is ideal for weddings, receptions, dinners and corporate events.

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  • Event Andy Cherry Classical Guitarist Hertfordshire
  • Event Andy Cherry Classical Guitarist Hertfordshire
  • Event Andy Cherry Classical Guitarist Hertfordshire

Set List / Repertoire

Recent (2000 onwards)

Symphony (Clean Bandit/Zara Larsson, 2018)
Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran, 2014)
Shake It Off (Taylor Swift, 2014)
All of Me (John Legend, 2014)
Get Lucky (Daft Punk, 2013)
A Thousand Years (Christina Perri, 2011)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse) - Originally by the Zutons (2006)
Breakdown (Jack Johnson, 2005)
I'm Yours (Jason Mraz, 2005)
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley, 2005)
Happy (Pharrell Williams, 2014)
Ho Hey (Lumineers, 2013)
How Long Will I Love You? (Ellie Goulding, 2013)
Sex on Fire (Kings of Leon, 2008)
Green and Gold (Lianne la Havas, 2016)
Blank Space (Taylor Swift, 2014)
Better Together (Jack Johnson, 2005)

1980's-90's
Nobody Does it Better (Carly Simon, 1997)
Scar Tissue (Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1999)
Careless Whisper (George Michael, 1984)
Purple Rain (Prince, 1984)
Man in the Mirror (Michael Jackson, 1983)
Your Love Gets Sweeter everyday (Finlay Quaye, 1998)
Fields of Gold (Sting, 1993)
Wonderwall (Oasis, 1995)
Everlong (Foo Fighters, 1997)

60's - 70's
You've Got a Friend (James Taylor, 1971)
California Dreamin' (Mamas & Papas, 1965)
It's Not Unusual (Tom Jones, 1965)
Take Five (Dave Brubeck, 1959)
Waterloo Sunset (The Kinks, 1967)
Redemption Song (Bob Marley, 1979)
Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd, 1975)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Beatles, 1968)
Fly Me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra, 1964)
Move on Up (Curtis Mayfield, 1970)
Let's Stay Together (Al Green, 1971)
Albatross (Peter Green, 1968)
Layla (Eric Clapton, 1970)
September (Earth, Wind & Fire, 1978)
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher (Jackie Wilson, 1967)
All Along the Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix, 1965)
Life on Mars (David Bowie, 1971)
Is This Love? (Bob Marley, 1978)
In My Life (Beatles, 1965)
God Only Knows (Beach Boys,1966)
Dream a Little Dream of Me (Mamas and Papas, 1968) 
The Girl From Ipanema (Antônio Carlos Jobim, 1963)
Highway to Hell (ACDC, 1979)
Teenage Kicks (The Undertones, 1978)

TV & Movie Themes
Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Rocky, Superman, ET, Kill Bill, Top Gun, The Godfather, Match of the Day, Neighbours.

Christmas Repertoire
White Christmas (Bing Crosby)
Last Christmas (Wham!)
Jingle Bells
All I Want for Christmas (Mariah Carey)

Classical
Air on the G String (Johann Sebastian Bach)
Bridal Chorus - 'Here Comes the Bride' (Wagner)
Canon in D (Pachelbel)

The above selection is based on the most obvious, popular choices across pop, jazz and rock - I can play lots more by artists such as Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Flight of the Conchords, Radiohead and even Rage Against the Machine if you fancy something a bit different! Film/TV themes such as Indiana Jones, Rocky, Top Gun, Godfather, Star Wars and Match of the Day always go down well too, and form a very popular part of my repertoire.

88 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 88
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Fabulous and relaxed

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended
booked Andy Cherry for their Wedding in London September 2022

“Andy was a real hit at the wedding, his lovely relaxed style fitted I perfectly with our day. Our guests absolutely loved him and his music was fantastic.”


Beautifully played song choices

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended
booked Andy Cherry for their Wedding in Devon June 2022

“Andy blended in with the whole day. He was charming friendly professional and good at his craft ”


A wonderful musical backdrop to our wedding.

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended
booked Andy Cherry for their Wedding in Essex June 2022

“Guests remarked that Andy contributed a wonderful musical backdrop to our wedding. What we heard we loved though sadly were too busy on the day to enjoy the full repertoire that he played. Andy was great to work with and was no fuss and set up without any worries. We'd love to book him again and hope you do.”


Beautiful music!

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended
booked Andy Cherry for their Wedding in Hampshire June 2022

“Andy was fantastic. He played my entrance music for walking down the aisle and it was perfect. The music for the reception drinks was also exactly what we wanted and provided the perfect setting for the afternoon. Couldn’t recommend him more!”


The best addition to our drinks section at our wedding

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended
booked Andy Cherry for their Wedding in West Sussex September 2021

“Andy did a fantastic job is just setting up and getting on with the job at hand. I had many wedding guests come up to me (the Bride) and tell me how much they loved Andy's versions of their favourite songs or movie titles. Andy was a really lovely guy and was super professional when communicating with him before the wedding.”

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Prices

Price from £321 + travel from Hertfordshire

Based on 1 person performing 1 x 90 minute set

  • East of England From £320
  • South East From £346
  • East Midlands From £359
  • South West From £410

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Performance Times

1 x 90 minutes / Drinks Reception


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Full Biography

Andy Cherry is a talented acoustic guitarist performing instrumental versions of popular jazz, soul and rock classics in a subtle classical guitar style ideal for adding ambience to receptions, dinners and corporate events. Offering a highly polished and flexible service, Andy boasts an impressively wide repertoire of well-known material ranging from 1960’s right through to recent chart hits.

Andy’s pedigree is reflected in an impressive CV of events across the UK, mainland Europe and the Middle-East, including the 2009 Grand Prix in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Malcesine Castle Verona and London’s Dorchester Hotel. With 85+ glowing customer reviews, Andy continues to be one of our top performers in the ‘Classical Guitarist' category.

Using a loop/sampler pedal, Andy is able to seamlessly layer multiple guitar parts and demonstrate his impressive live improvisation skills in enhancing the melodies of original. Able to take requests in advance, Andy is hugely versatile and can adapt each piece stylistically according to the situation. All equipment - including a small amplifier - can operate entirely by battery power giving Andy total flexibility in terms of performance location, tonality and volume whether it be for small intimate occasions or large scale grand events.

Personable and vastly experienced, Andy is based in South-East England (Buckinghamshire) with easy train access into Central London, and is able to travel UK-wide and internationally as required.


Equipment

Perez Classical Guitar + Boss looper pedal, Roland AC33 amplifier (portable, battery-powered)

Gigography

Andy has an impressive performance history, ranging from the UK to the Middle-East. This includes the F1 Grand Prix/Ritz-Carlton in Bahrain, various bookings across France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands & Germany plus countless hotels, barns, country houses and estates across Southern England such as Hever Castle & Cambridge University.

Other highlights include Dorchester Hotel, Malcesine Castle, Pennsylvania Castle, River Cottage

Corporate clients include Rolex, GlaxoSmithKline, Ford, Illumina, Cambridge University, Hilton/Hyatt Regency/Mercure/Best Western Hotels


Please note;

Appropriate refreshment (ideally light meal + drink) is to be provided by the client at all events where possible please.

Overnight accommodation may be required for some bookings in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset (accommodation, flights and transfers for international bookings).

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