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Andy Cherry

Classical Guitarist based in Herefordshire

Price from £289

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 dozens of 5* customer reviews, Andy's subtle, unobtrusive playing style is ideal for weddings, receptions, dinners and corporate events.

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended 77 Customer Reviews

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1980's-90's
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60's - 70's
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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
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Classical
Bridal Chorus - 'Here Comes the Bride' (Wagner)
Canon in D (Pachelbel)
Für Elise (Beethoven)

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, David Bowie, 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.

  • Talented acoustic guitarist performing instrumental popular jazz, soul and rock classics from 1960’s right through to recent chart hits
  • Over 65+ positive customer reviews
  • Ideal for a variety of receptions, dinners and corporate events
  • Previous clients include GlaxoSmithKline, Ford Motors, Cambridge University, Hilton Hotels
  • Highly polished, professional and flexible service from a musician with extensive international live performance experience

Line up:

Default lineup: 1 performer

Solo Guitarist.

*Discounted rates Mon-Thurs (excluding bank holidays) available. Please speak to an Alive Network co-ordinator for more information*

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 75+ 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 (Cambridgeshire) 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).

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Andy Cherry from Alive Network

  • Song Request Add £30

    To learn a song of your choice

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Andy Cherry from Alive Network

  • 1 x 90 minutes £0
  • Up to 2 hours Add £36