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Charlie Mappin

Charlie is a popular & in demand pianist who performs beautiful background music perfect for your event. Specialising in jazz standards & modern day chart hits, Charlie is extremely talented, cool & contemporary!

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Set List / Repertoire

2 Become 1 - Spice Girls
7 Years - Lukas Graham
1000 Miles – Vanessa Carlton
1000 Years (Twilight) – Christina Perri
A Hard Days Night - The Beatles
A Moment Like This - Kelly Clarkson
A Team – Ed Sheeran
A Whole New World - Aladdin
Aint No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammy Terelle
All About You - McFly
All of You – John Legend
Always - Bon Jovi
Always A Woman – Billy Joel
American Pie - Don McLean
Angels – Robbie Williams
Another Love - Tom Odell
As Long as You Love Me – Backstreet Boys
Baby Can I Hold You - Tracy Chapman
Baby One More time - Britney Spears
Back for Good – Take That
Back to Black - Amy Winehouse
Bad Day – Daniel Powter
Basket Case - Green Day
Beautiful - Christina Aguilera
Beneath Your Beautiful
Best Thing I Never Had - Beyonce
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Big Spender - Shirley Bassey
Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Borderline - Madonna
Brick - Ben Folds
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
Broken Strings - James Morrison
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations
Californication - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
California Dreamin' - The Mama's & Papas
Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John
Can't Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
Can't Smile Without You - Barry Manilow
Candle In The Wind – Elton John
Cannonball – Damien Rice
Careless Whisper - Wham
Carolina In My Mind - James Taylor
Champagne Supernova - Oasis
Chandelier - Sia
Changes - David Bowie
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Clocks - Coldplay
Clown - Emilie Sande
Colorblind - Counting Crows
Come Together - The Beatles
Copocabana - Barry Manilow
Counting Stars - One Republic
Crazy Love - Van Morrison
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Dance With My Father - Luther Vandross
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Delilah - Tom Jones
Don't Let Me Get Me - Pink
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me – Elton John
Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing - Stevie Wonder
Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia
Dream a Little Dream of Me – Michael Buble
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Drops of Jupiter - Train
Earth Song - Michael Jackson
Easy – Lionel Richie
Empire State of Mind - Alicia Keys
Endless Love - Lionel Richie
Every Breath You Take - Sting
Everything I Do - Bryan Adams
Everything – Michael Buble
Everything - Lifehouse
Eyes Shut - Years & Years
Fast Car - Tracey Chapman
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Fire & Rain - James Taylor
Firework – Katy Perry
Five Years - David Bowie
Fix You - Coldplay
Flying Without Wings - Westlife
For Martha - The Smshing Pumpkins
Forever Young - Youth Group
From This Moment On - Shania Twain
Glory Of Love - Peter Cetera
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Greenday
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
Green Eyes - Coldplay
Grow Old With Me - Tom Odell
Half The World Away - Oasis
Hallelujah – Lenoard Cohen
Halo - Beyonce
Handbags And Gladrags – Rod Stewart
He Sleeps (Love Theme From Pretty Woman) - James Howard
Heaven - DJ Sammy
Hear Comes The Sun – The Beatles
Hello - Adele
Hello - Lionel Richie
Hero - Mariah Carey
Heroes - David Bowie
Hey Baby - Bruce Channel
Hey Jude – The Beatles
High And Dry - Radiohead
Hold Back the River - James Bay
Honky-Tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones
Hoppipolla - Sigur Ros
House of The Rising Sun - The Animals
How Deep Id Your Love - The BeeGees
How Do I Breathe - Mario
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
How Will I Know - Sam Smith
How to Love - Lil Wayne
How to Save a Life – The Fray
Human Nature – Michael Jackson
I Can't Make You Love Me - George Michael
I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
I Guess that's Why They Call it the Blues – Elton John
I Have a Dream - ABBA
I Just Can't Stop Loving You – Michael Jackson
I Say a Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
I Want You Back - Jackson Five
I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
I'm Not the Only One - Sam Smith
I'm So Excited - Pointer Sisters
I'm Yours – Jason Mraz
If I Were a Boy - Beyonce
If You're Not the One – Daniel Bedingfield
Irreplaceable - Beyonce
It Must be Love - Madness
I’ll Be There For You (Friends Theme) – The Rembrants
I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Just Give Me a Reason - Pink
Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Killing Me Softly – Roberta Flack
La Bamba - Richie Valens
Lay Me Down - Sam Smith
Lego House – Ed Sheeran
Let Her Go - Passenger
Let It Be – The Beatles
Let it Go (Frozen) – Idina Mendez
Levon - Elton John
Life On Mars - David Bowie
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Little Things - One Direction
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Love Is Easy - McFly
Love Me for a Reason - Boyzone
Love Story - Taylor Swift
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Mad World - Tears For Fears
Magic - Coldplay
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Mamma Mia - ABBA
Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson
Mandy - Barry Manilow
Married Life (Theme from Up) - Michael Giacchino
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Melon Collie And The Infinte Sadness - The Smashing Pumpkins
Mirrors - Justin Timberlake
Midnight Train to Georgia – Gladys Knight & the Pips
More Than Words - Extreme
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Mull of Kintyre - Paul McCartney
Natural Woman - Carole King
Next 2 You - Chris Brown
No One - Alicia Keys
Nobody Does It Better – Carly Simon
Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
On The Wings Of Love - Jeff Osborne
On Top Of The World - Imagine Dragons
One Day Like This - Elbow
Only You - Yazoo
Ordinary People – John Legend
Our House - Crosby, Stills & Nash
Paradise - Coldplay
Part of Your World (The Little Mermaid) - Alan Menken
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Photograph - Ed Sheeran
Piano Man – Billy Joel
Price Tag – Jessie J
Purple Rain - Prince
Read All About It - Emilie Sande
Relight My Fire - Take That
Ring Of Fire - Jonny Cash
Rio - Duran Duran
Rocket Man – Elton John
Rock 'n' Roll Star - Oasis
Royals - Lorde
Rule the World - Take That
Run – Snow Patrol
Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
Say You Love Me - Jessie Ware
Say You'll Be There - The Spice Girls
Secret Love Song - Little Mix
See You Again - Wiz Khalifa
Set Fire to the Rain - Adele
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift 
She - Elvis Costello
She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
She's The One - Robbie Williams
Simply The Best - Tina Turner
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
Skinny Love - Birdy
Skyfall - Adele
Slipping Through My Fingers - ABBA
Somebody To Love - Queen
Someone Like You - Adele
Songbird - Fleetwood Mac
Starman - David Bowie
Stay Another Day - East 17
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Steal My Girl - One Direction
Stop - Spice Girls
Stuck On You - Lionel Richie
Suddenly (Fronm Scott & Charlene's wedding) - Angry Anderson
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Child O Mine - Guns & Roses
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics
Take a Bow - Rihanna
Thank You for the Music -ABBA
Thank U - Alanis Morissette
That's Life - Frank Sinatra
The First Day of My Life - Bright Eyes
The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face – Leona Lewis
The Greatest Love Of All – George Benson
The Man Who Can’t Be Moved – The Script
The Portrait (Titanic Theme) - James Horner
The Scientist - Coldplay
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Three Times a Lady - Lionel Richie
Time After Time – Cindy Lauper
Times Like These - Foo Fighters
Tiny Dancer – Elton John
Top of The World - The Carpenters
True Colours - Cindy Lauper
Truly, Madly, Deeply - Savage Garden
Turning Tables - Adele
Unpretty - TLC
Umbrella - Rihanna
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Video Games - Lana Del Ray
Viva Forever - Spice Girls
Walking in Memphis - Marc Cohn
Warwick Avenue - Duffy
What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
When I’m 64 – The Beatles
When We Were Young - Adele
When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating
When You Wish Upon A Star - Leigh Harline
Where We Belong - Joe Cocker
With A Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Wonderful World - James Morrison
Wonderwall - Oasis
Words - The BeeGees
Wouldn't It Be Nice - The Beach Boys
Wrecking Ball - Myley Cyrus
Yesterday – The Beatles
You Are My Sunshine - Johnny Cash
You Raise Me Up - Westlife
You'll Never Walk Alone - Hammerstein & Rodgers
You're Beautiful – James Blunt
Your Song – Elton John
You’ve Got A Friend In Me – Randy Newman
You’ve Got A Friend – Carole King


All I Ask Of You – Andrew Lloyd Webber
Any Dream Will Do - Andrew Lloyd Webber
Close Every Door - Andrew Lloyd Webber
Comptine Dun Autre Été Lapres Midi (From Amelie)
Defying Gravity (From Wicked)
Diamonds are Forever - John Barry
For the Love of a Princess (Braveheart)
Forrest Gump Theme – Alan Silvestri
Glasgow Love Theme (Frome Love Actually) – Craig Armstrong
He Sleeps (Love Theme From Pretty Woman) - James Newton Howard 
Honor Him (Theme from Gladiator) - Hans Zimmer
I Don't Know How to Love Him - Andrew Lloyd Webber
I Dreamed a Dream - Schoenberg
Jurassic Park Theme – John Williams
Kissing You (From Romeo & Juliet) - Desree
Lara's Theme - Maurice Jarre
Maria - Leonard Bernstein
Memory - Andrew Lloyd Webber
Music of the Night – Andrew Lloyd Webber
Seasons of Love (From Rent)
Take That Look Off Your Face - Andrew Lloyd Webber
The Heart Asks Pleasure First (From The Piano) - Michael Nyman
Tonight - Leonard Bernstein
True Romance Theme – Hans Zimmer
We Have All The Time In The World - John Barry
When I Grow Up (Matilda) - Tim Minchin

A Foggy Day
Ain't Misbehaving
All of Me
All the Things You Are
As Time Goes By
At Last
Beyond the Sea
Blue Moon
Blue Skies
Cheek to Cheek
Come Fly WIth Me
Don’t Know Why
Feel Like Making Love
Feeling Good
Fine and Mellow
Fly Me To The Moon
Gee Baby ain’t I Good to You
Get Happy
Hallelujah I Just Love Her So
Have You Met Miss Jones
How Insensitive
I Got Rhythm
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
In The Mood
It Ain't Necessarily So
It Had To Be You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Cole Porter
Let There Be Love
Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
Mack the Knife
Moonlight In Vermont
Mr Bojangles
My Funny Valentine
New York, New York
Nobody Know You When You’re Down And Out
One For My Baby
Puttin' On The Ritz
Someday My Prince Will Come
Someone To Watch Over Me
Sunny – Bobby Hebb
The Girl From Ipanema
The Lady Is A Tramp
The Nearness Of You
The Way You Look Tonight
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
What A Wonderful World
When I Fall In Love
You Make Me Feel So Young


Cavatina – Stanley Myers
Dietro Casa – Ludovico Einaudi
Fly – Ludovico Einaudi
Il Giorni – Ludovico Einaudi
Le Onde – Ludovico Einaudi
Primavera – Ludovico Einaudi
Radwick Bay – Phamie Gow
River Flows in You – Yiruma
Time to Say Goodbye – Andrea Boccelli

Air on a G String - Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba
Canon in D
Clair de Lune
Flower Duet
Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Here Comes The Bride - Wagner
Nocturne No.2
Rapsodie on a Theme of Paganini
Voices of Spring
Waltz (From “The Sleeping Beauty”) – Tchaikovsky
Wedding March - Mendelssohn

All I Want for Christmas
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger
Deck the Halls
Ding Dong Merrily on High
Do They Know it's Christmas?
Fairytale of New York
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Good King Wenceslas
Hark, the Herald Angels Sing
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Jingle Bells
Joy to the World
Let it Snow
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Once In Royal David's City
Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer
Santa Clause is Coming to Town
Silent Night
Sleigh Ride
Sleigh Ride
The 12 Days of Christmas
The First Nowell
The Holly and the Ivy
We Three Kings
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
When a Child is Born
While Shepherds Watch
White Christmas
Winter Wonderland

68 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 68
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Helped make the day extra special

5 stars - Charlie Mappin are Highly Recommended
booked Charlie Mappin for their Wedding in London December 2021

“Charlie helped to bring that extra bit of magic to make the day really special for the two of us. Everything was just right, with a nice range of music played ranging from jazz to Christmas and any specific requests we had in advance accommodated. Multiple guests have commented on the quality of the music and how it added to the atmosphere. We would thoroughly recommend Charlie to anyone looking to have a pianist, particularly at their wedding.”

Absolutely brilliant!

5 stars - Charlie Mappin are Highly Recommended
booked Charlie Mappin for their Wedding in Herefordshire October 2021

“Absolutely brilliant! Charlie was fantastic & really added to the atmosphere inside the marquee - an excellent pianist with a really god repertoire. Thank you again”

Ceremony and drinks reception music

5 stars - Charlie Mappin are Highly Recommended
booked Charlie Mappin for their Wedding in London September 2021

“We booked Charlie to play both during our wedding ceremony and our drinks reception, both of which were excellent. He has such a wide ranging repertoire, which made it really easy for us to pick out songs to play at key moments, and guests really enjoyed the music during the reception while we were off getting some photos taken. He was also able to provide his own setup for the ceremony, then switch to the venue’s grand piano for the reception, which worked seamlessly. Highly recommended!”

AlIna & Moataz Wedding Foxhills 30th August 2021

5 stars - Charlie Mappin are Highly Recommended
booked Charlie Mappin for their Wedding in Surrey August 2021

“Charlie is very talented and professional, excellent communication throughout ,made our wedding an amazing day with his great play! all pieces requested by my wife played , amazing play , the guests loved Charlie's play , the Foxhills staff also , everybody enjoyed it.Thank you Charlie so much . Highly recommended. Moataz & Alina”

Beautiful music, Charlie was absolutely perfect

5 stars - Charlie Mappin are Highly Recommended
booked Charlie Mappin for their Wedding in Surrey August 2021

“Charlie was absolutely perfect, before our wedding he always was very friendly (as well as the team at Alive Network) and he answered each of our questions! He had a fantastic selection of songs on his playlist so we were easily able to pick our favourite songs, which we did notice at the wedding and it was lovely to hear them (such as the "Up" theme song) as we went about our day! :) Charlie was fantastic, when we arrived at the venue he was already playing on the piano and gave us a big smile as we walked past him and down to be greeted by the guests! We would 100% recommend Charlie!”

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Price from £282 + travel from East Sussex

Based on 1 person performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • South East From £282
  • East of England From £401
  • South West From £426
  • East Midlands From £443
  • West Midlands From £456
  • Wales From £482
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £604
  • North West From £615
  • North East From £708
  • Scotland From £764

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* Popular and in demand pianist!
* Specialising in jazz standards and modern day chart hits!
* Fully self-contained with high quality stage piano 

Charlie Mappin is a very popular and in demand pianist. With a vast amount of experience under his belt he knows just how to create the right atmosphere for any event.

Charlie has extensively toured the UK & Europe as a session piano/keyboard player. Live radio session credits include BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4, BBC 6 music & BBC London.

As a soloist he regularly gets booked at the top venues, hotels and restaurants in London. These include amongst many others, The Savoy, The Goring, The Park Lane, The Ivy, The Kensington Olympia, The National Theatre, Travellers Club, Home House & The Criterion Piccadilly. 

Clients have included Goldman Sachs, Ferrari, Molten Brown, Soho House, Toyota & Lloyds TSB to name a few. 
Charlie has a long and varied repertoire ranging from jazz standards to modern day chart hits, all played in a very unique and stylish way. His innate ability to capture the mood of any occasion whether it be a moment of sensitivity or a full on sing-along might explain why many don't just book Charlie once!

When it comes to Christmas Charlie has it covered. Whether it be a traditonal Christmas concert, background festive songs for your party/event, a relaxed carol sing along or a raucous office Christmas party - Charlie has seen and done it all many times over!
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Fully self-contained with a high quality stage piano and 200w PA, Charlie performs beautiful background music for 2 x 60 minutes as standard.

Please note: Charlie Mappin does not take booking more than 12 months in advance.

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