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Calendar 2018/ '19/ '20 

...... some functions are  NOT listed by request ......
I prefer to  provide my own Digital Concert Piano ... that way I can be located anywhere at any venue and with a guaranteed, top-quality, full grand-piano sound.
I have long power leads ... or access to a generator if needed ..... 

       I AM SOMETIMES ABLE TO FIT IN 2 DIFFERENT EVENTS IN A DAY ... SO PLEASE ASK ...

      [IT DEPENDS ON TIMES & DISTANCES] EVEN IF IT LOOKS LIKE I'M ALREADY BOOKED
                                        ... up to 5  hrs playing in a day ...

BUTLEY PRIORY WEDDING ... DECEMBER 2018 [email Feedback] ... "Hi Nick, Thank you so much for making our day so special. We hope you enjoyed playing at our wedding as much as we enjoyed having you. If there is anywhere we can leave a review let us know and we will do.  If we have any photos of you from the photographer we will send them over to you.Again thank you so much.
Kind Regards,      SIGNED:-  Mr and Mrs H!"
'FORGET-ME-NOTS' Group,  Framlingham, December 2018 [email Feedback]
"Dear Nick, 
Thank you for entertaining our group. You made all of us very happy.We would love you to join us on [date] at 2pm . Kind regards ... SN"
FROM A LOCAL CARE HOME November 2018 [playing twice monthly since 2010] Extract :- " ...We all look forward to seeing you on your visits. The residents are always delighted with your performances ..."  Signed T


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2018

         Every listing marked  ... "TBC"   ... means "To Be Confirmed"
          
Every listing marked  ... 
 ">>"   ... means "public welcome"

>>December 18tTue   Christmas Lunch  Wentworth    Aldeburgh 

                           Booking www.wentworth.aldeburgh.com

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December 19th Wed Garrett House .. Christmas Music  Aldeburgh


>>December 20th Thu Tea-time Christmas Grove Court Woodbridge
                                         from about 2.45pm


>>
December 25th Tue/11am CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE  ORFORD CHURCH

                                         [Nick Raison; organ]

>>December 31st Mon/1.30pm   New Horizons Lunch    Woodbridge 

                 
                2019
 

>> January 1st Tue/evening   New Year's Day Dinner   The Wentworth  Aldeburgh
   
  Booking www.wentworth.aldeburgh.com  ................  music from 6.30pm till late


>>
January 2nd
 Wed/pm      Private Thé Chansons       Aldeburgh


>>
January 16th Wed    Buffet Supper ..... with Piano     Aldeburgh


January 17th 
Thu Tea-time Piano    Grove Court       Woodbridge
                                        from about 2.45pm

>>January 20th Sun/daytime    Wedding Fair at Ufford Park Hotel


>>
January 27th Sun   
 Village Church Service 10.30am         Orford   
                                                                                      [Nick Raison; organ] 

>>January 30th Wed/pm      Private       Thé Chansons       Aldeburgh


>>
February 10th Sun  Valentine's Tea Party    Bart's Hall    Orford
     ... delicious tea, fun and piano music ... for the Thomas Marshall Education Fund ...

>>February 20th Wed    Buffet Supper ..... with Piano     Aldeburgh


February 21st 
Thu Tea-time Piano    Grove Court       Woodbridge    
                                       from about 2.45pm

>>
February 24th Sun   
 Village Church Service 10.30am         Orford   
                                                                                      [Nick Raison; organ] 

>>March 7th Wed/pm        Private Thé Chansons       Aldeburgh


>>
March 20th Wed    Buffet Supper ..... with Piano     Aldeburgh


March 21st 
Thu Tea-time Piano    Grove Court       Woodbridge
                                        from about 2.45pm

>>March 24th Sun    Village Church Service 10.30am         Orford   
                                                                                      [Nick Raison; organ] 

>>March 28th Thu/2pm      Forget-me-Nots Lunch     Framlingham 


>>
April 3rd
 Wed/pm        Private Thé Chansons        Aldeburgh


>>
April 17th Wed    Buffet Supper ..... with Piano     Aldeburgh


April 18th 
Thu Tea-time Piano    Grove Court       Woodbridge
                                        from about 2.45pm

>>April 28th Sun    Village Church Service 10.30am         Orford   

                                                                                      [Nick Raison; organ] 

>>May 1st Wed/pm      Private Thé Chansons       Aldeburgh


>>
May 15th Wed    Buffet Supper ..... with Piano     Aldeburgh


May 16th 
Thu Tea-time Piano    Grove Court       Woodbridge
                                        from about 2.45pm

>>May 26th Sun    Village Church Service 10.30am         Orford   
                                                                                      [Nick Raison; organ] 
May 17th-20th UNAVAILABLE      Family Wedding

>>May 29th Wed/pm      Private       Thé Chansons       Aldeburgh

>>June 19th Wed   Buffet Supper ..... with Piano     Aldeburgh


June 20th 
Thu/pm Tea-time Piano    Grove Court      Woodbridge
                                        from about 2.45pm

>>July 3rd Wed/pm      Private       Thé Chansons       Aldeburgh


July 11th 
Thu Wedding Reception  
after an Orford Church wedding   Glemham Hall   

>>July 17th Wed    Buffet Supper ..... with Piano     Aldeburgh


July  18th 
Thu/pm Tea-time Piano    Grove Court       Woodbridge


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July 31st
 Wed/pm      Private     Thé Chansons       Aldeburgh


August 17th
 Sat/pm      Private Weddding Reception     Ufford Park


>>
August 21st Wed    Buffet Supper ..... with Piano  Aldeburgh


August 22nd 
Thu Tea-time Piano    Grove Court       Woodbridge
                                                from about 2.45pm  

>>September 6th Fri  7.30-9.300m  Dining Room / piano       Ufford Park
                                 http://www.uffordpark.co.uk/food

>>September 22nd Sun     Village Church Service 10.30am           Orford                                               [Nick Raison; organ]

October 26th Sat  Laying-up Supper      Aldeburgh Yacht Club TBC 


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December 5th Sat/ 2-4pm   
   Annual Church Bazaar  Orford


December 6th Fri
/6pm      The WI Dinner Party        Stradbroke  


>>
December 7th Sat/ 2-4pm   
Annual Church Bazaar  Orford Church   



December 9t
h Mon
  Royal British Legion Party  Glemham Hall    TBC


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December 11tWed Christmas Lunch  Wentworth    Aldeburgh 
                                  Booking www.wentworth.aldeburgh.com


>>
December 17tTue   Christmas Lunch  Wentworth    Aldeburgh 
                           Booking www.wentworth.aldeburgh.com


 
>>December 18th Wed    Buffet Supper .... with Piano     Aldeburgh


December 19th 
Thu Tea-time Piano    Grove Court       Woodbridge    
                                       from about 2.45pm

                          > > > > MORE TO FOLLOW > > > >



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2020

June 13th Sat         Wedding Party         Hadleigh          TBC

  http// WWW.NICKRAISON.CO.UK   NICK RAISON is a highly experienced solo performer and accompanist with a repertoire mainly from “The Great American Songbook” era from the 1920's ... and slowing down just BEFORE Rock 'n Roll/Skiffle etc. He has a huge variety of tunes which can be played (... repetitions by request only) for up to 5 hours at a time. His style is 'free and easy' with a hint of "Charlie Kunz", "Hutch" [without the voice!] and "Carroll Gibbons". For Cocktail Piano Music and Ambient Music he plays  using a song-list on the piano of about 750+ song titles. The total repertoire extends well beyond this.  If specific songs are requested for special occasions (eg bride's entrance, birthdays, wakes etc) these can often be included … with enough warning .  He plays at about 120 widely varied 'gigs' per year.  www.nickraison.co.uk 

TUXEDO JAZZ     

  http://www.nickraison.co.uk

CLICK THE LINK HERE  V  FOR A 1m 10s 
AUDIO CLIP!                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBTXQZMjUgU

and EASTON GRANGE      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS1Xdl6gSlw

 BELOW .... AT A PRIVATE DINNER PARTY
long ago .... IN NORFOLK
 PRINCESS MARGARET
FAMOUS GROUSE 
AND
'LET'S DO IT'  by  COLE PORTER

  NICK RAISON ... at the Piano

to be found ...  on-stage + gardens + tents + churches
   + fields + roof-tops + boudoirs + hallways + clubs + dining-rooms + gardens + trailers +
marquees +  concert halls + sitting-rooms + pubs
+ passages + streets + cellars + riverboats + front parlours + balconies + town squares + hotels + galleries etc + beaches etc
[.... these are all genuine locations where I have played ...]

 

COCKTAIL  PIANIST...FOR... 

Wedding Receptions, Drinks Parties, Dinners, Banquets, Cocktail Parties, Birthdays, Funerals/Wakes,  Conferences/ Business/Corporate Functions, Tea Parties, Public Functions, Private Parties ....... or just for the pleasure of soirées musicales/thé dansant etc. !!!   

Perfect, too, for your sitting-room or dining room or ballroom perhaps? Recently I have performed in a passageway and a summer-house/posh-garden-shed and in various Livery Halls in the City and among the beach-huts at Southwold and on a lake island!

I HAVE A HIGH-QUALITY DIGITAL PIANO WITH A REAL CONCERT GRAND TONE. EXCELLENT FOR INDOORS, HALL, MARQUEE,OPEN-AIR, ETC.           POWERFUL OR quiet 

For more information, cost etc ...
please email & I will reply with an appropriate attachment
(It would be useful to know your venue/date/time ... so that I can check my availability):-
Email   nickraison@hotmail.com or ring ...

or Google "nick raison" and follow various links.

RECOMMENDATIONS .... WHO I WORK WITH :-

http://www.thecrownatwoodbridge.co.uk

http://www.aldeburgh.co.uk

www.thorpeness.co.uk

http://www.wentworth-aldeburgh.com

www.eastongrange.co.uk

www.butleypriory.co.uk

www.gelmhamhall.co.uk

www.sabrinadecarvalho.com

www.mrtimsaxophone

www.garretthouse.co.uk

www.efhl.co.uk/locations/suffolk-woodbridge

www.uffordpark.co.uk

www.hintleshamhall.co.uk



...AND MANY MORE LINKS BY GOOGLING "nick raison" (with the inverted commas) ....

.... and click on 'IMAGES' too!

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