David John

Pianist, Musician

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Physical Attributes

Height:
186 cm / 6ft 1in
Hair type:
Bald

Music

Keyboard ability

Expert


Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Classical

Influences: Bach, Mozart, Jon Lord, Musical Theatre, Monk, Bird, Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Pat Metheny, Elton A John, Nick Cave, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart etc

As an undergraduate I studied Music at Anglia Ruskin University specialising in piano performance, composition and electronic music. I also trained as a music therapist at UCL. I have given classical recitals and was awarded 95/100 for my LTCL piano diploma. I played for dance classes in Cambridge 78 - 88 and have worked as a rehearsal pianist for countless musicals, notably Kiss Me Kate and Peter Pan. I also have my own modern jazz quintet and have accompanied many jazz and rock singers.
I currently run a Community Music Project for people with enduring mental health problems. We are a performing band called The Recovered Mkii. I have a passion for the American Songbook and for Contemporary and Traditional Musical Theatre.

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