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Philip Bailey

With a varied repertoire Philip Bailey is a talented guitarist performing both acoustic & electric guitar. Philip Bailey's diverse sets can range from classical pieces by composers such as Bach & Tarrega to popular hits from Queen, The Beatles & Oasis.

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Set List / Repertoire

Classical Guitar Set
Spanish Romance- Anon
Recuerdos De La Alhambra- Tarrega
Rosita- Tarrega
Una Limosna Por El Amor De Dios- Barrios
Julia Florida- Barrios
Prelude No 1- Villa Lobos
Prelude No 2- Villa Lobos
Study in E minor Op. 6 No. 11- F. Sor
Study in B minor Op. 35 No. 22- F. Sor
Study in D major Op. 35 No. 17- F. Sor
Study in A major- F. Sor
Classical Gas- M. Williams
Little Prelude in D minor (BWV 999)- JS Bach
Prelude from Cello Suite No 1- JS Bach
Prelude from Prelude Fugue and Allegro- JS Bach
and many more!

Electric Guitar Set
Crazy Little Thing Called Love- Queen
Apache- The Shadows
When You Walk In The Room- The Searchers 
Mr Tambourine Man- The Byrds
Shindig- The Shadows
Be Bop A Lula- Gene Vincent
Don’t Look Back In Anger- Oasis
Everything I Do- Bryan Adams
36-24-36- The Shadows
The Saturday Western- The Shadows
Shakin’ All Over- Johnny Kidd and the Pirates
Paradise Found- David Bailey
Get Back- The Beatles
Let It Be- The Beatles
Alright Now- Free
Angels- Robbie Williams
Wonderful Land- The Shadows
Under The Moon Of Love- Showaddywaddy
Man I Feel Like A Woman- Shania Twain
Let’s Work Together- Canned Heat
Walk of Life- Dire Straits
Honky Tonk Woman- Rolling Stones
Brown Sugar- Rolling Stones
Proud Mary- Creedance Clearwater Revival
You Really Got Me- The Kinks
DB’s Boogie- David Bailey
River Deep Mountain High- Ike and Tina Turner
Pretty Woman- Roy Orbison
Mony Mony- Tommy James and the Shondells
Summer of ’69- Bryan Adams
Wonderful Tonight- Eric Clapton
Thank You For The Music- Abba
Hi Ho Silver Lining- Jeff Beck
Simply The Best- Tina Turner
I Saw Her Standing There-The Beatles

6 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 6
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Alive Network were very quick to respond to the enquiry. All communications were...

5 stars - Philip Bailey (Guitarist) are Highly Recommended booked Philip Bailey for their event in Devon

“Alive Network were very quick to respond to the enquiry. All communications were timely and efficient both with Alive Network and Philip Bailey. We thoroughly enjoyed the music which varied from some classical pieces through to some of his own compositions and covers of Shadows/ Bryan Adams/ Eric Clapton and Dire straits with pre recorded backing tracks. ”


The guitarist Philip Bailey arrived early was very polite and courteous and set ...

5 stars - Philip Bailey (Guitarist) are Highly Recommended booked Philip Bailey for their event in Surrey

“The guitarist Philip Bailey arrived early was very polite and courteous and set up with no problems. The music was of an excellent standard and so many people at the party commented on the quality of playing and said how much they enjoyed it. It really added an lovely atmosphere to the party. Philip even played in the drizzle! ”


Dear Philip, Just a note to say how much we appreciated your recital after th...

5 stars - Philip Bailey (Guitarist) are Highly Recommended booked Philip Bailey for their event

“Dear Philip, Just a note to say how much we appreciated your recital after the Conference Dinner in the White Hart. We have received a number of comments from delegates which expressed their pleasure in the evening and the recital in particular. Many thanks and all the best for the future Edward Maunder”


Many thanks for your performance at The Graduate Association Reunion. I would li...

5 stars - Philip Bailey (Guitarist) are Highly Recommended booked Philip Bailey for their event

“Many thanks for your performance at The Graduate Association Reunion. I would like to convey that I have received many reports that your performance was greatly enjoyed by those who attended. Yours sincerely Ms Karen Toulalan School of Modern Languages University of Exeter ”


Many thanks for your outstanding performance at my mothers 60th do! Hopefully we...

5 stars - Philip Bailey (Guitarist) are Highly Recommended booked Philip Bailey for their event

“Many thanks for your outstanding performance at my mothers 60th do! Hopefully we will see you again for future performances for both our friends or indeed ourselves. King Regards David & Claire ”

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    *Highly talented guitarist with a music diploma in guitar performance
    *Performs both classical guitar set and electric guitar set
    *Varied repertioire including Classical Pop + Rock Folk and Easy listening music.
    *Available UK Wide

    Philip Bailey started to play the guitar at the age of thirteen inspired by the electric guitar sound of Hank Marvin. Throughout his teenage years he received further inspiration from a variety of musicians of the 1960’s including the Beatles Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton. Around this time Philip played in local bands.

    Philip later became interested in both folk and classical guitar inspired by John Williams Julian Bream Bert Jansch John Renbourne and Segovia.

    Following study at the Spanish Guitar Centre in London where Philip Bailey studied under Simon Munting he received further tuition from Oliver Hunt professor of guitar at the London College of Music. After four years of intensive study Philip was awarded his Associate of the London College of Music diploma in guitar performance.

    In 1990 Philip attended Dartington College of Arts as a full time music student graduating after a three year study period. During his time at Dartington he studied steel string guitar under John Renbourne and Classical guitar under Stephen Gordon.

    In addition to giving public performances Philip has played at weddings restaurants hotels and for a variety of private functions. His reportoire includes Renaissance dances 19th century guitar compositions JS Bach Latin American music the Beatles Delta Blues Ragtime Easy listening Soft Rock Folk and Celtic music.

    Philip Bailey has recently extended his reportoire branching out into the field of pop music featuring a range of instrumental versions of a variety of hits from the rock’n roll era through to the 1960s 70s and 80s with backing tracks. This includes music by The Shadows, Beatles, Tina Turner and Bryan Adams, to name a few.

    Philip teaches guitar both privately and at schools. He has recorded a CD titled, Utopia, featuring a variety of instrumental guitar styles. Utopia is also one of three tracks which Philip composed.

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