Pianist Sussex – Wedding pianist

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Available in Brighton, Eastbourne, and Hastings

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My Work as a Pianist Around Sussex

My name is Eugene Portman and I perform in many of Sussex’s venues as a pianist. The number and variety of venues in the area is ever-growing and I provide music for many events in these venues. Couples looking for a place to have their wedding could easily be spoilt for choice in this wonderful area of the South East.

The wide array of venues in Sussex includes rural country houses to seafront hotels in coastal resorts such as Brighton, Eastbourne, and Hastings. Brighton is particularly rich in venues and I know a lot of musicians who live and perform in the city.

Here are some of the venues in Sussex where I have performed as a pianist:

  • Upwaltham Barns, Upwaltham, Near Petworth GU28 0LX
  • Hangleton Manor, Hangleton Valley Drive Hove BN3 8AN
  • Hydro Hotel, Mount Road, Eastbourne, BN20 7HZ
  • Lansdowne Place Hotel, Lansdowne Place, Brighton BN3 1HQ
  • The Barn, Horsham, West Sussex
  • Greensleeves, 19 Perryfield Road, Crawley RH11 8AA
  • Meridian Hall (The), College Lane, East Grinstead RH19 3LT
  • Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club Wych Cross, Nr Forest Row RH18 5JR
  • Newick Park, Newick, Nr Lewes BN8 4SB
  • The George, 98 High St Rye TN31 7JT
  • Parham Park, Storrington, Pulborough, West Sussex RH20 4HS
  • 3BX
Cottage in Amberley - Pianist Sussex
Cottage in Amberley

The Music

Sussex has a thriving jazz scene and this has been a great source of work for me as a pianist. My specialty has always been jazz and I love playing the great jazz standards and music made famous by the ‘Rat Pack’. However, because I play for a lot of weddings, being able to jazz is not enough. In addition to jazz, I can play music from other genres including classical music, pop, rock, blues, Latin, and sing-a-long. This versatility means that I can provide various genres of music for every part of your wedding day.

The county hosts a large number of weddings, particularly around Eastbourne and Hastings. This means that musicians and good pianists are in high demand in the region.

Digital Pianos and the Grand Piano Shell

I can provide a digital piano and amplification free of charge. This is especially useful as most of the venues in Sussex don’t have a piano and rely completely on pianists bringing their own instrument with them. Digital pianos are excellent and their sound quality is far superior to the pianos that you would find at most venues.

Although I am a big fan of digital pianos, there are times when something is needed that looks more like the real thing. I have the answer with my grand piano shell which looks great and conceals a Roland digital piano. The result is something that looks good and sounds great too. Please see the Grand Piano Shell page to find out more.

Me as a Sing-along Pianist in Sussex

There has been a recent demand for me as a sing-along pianist in the Sussex area. This sort of music suits all types of events, but is particularly suitable for Cockney and Wartime themed events.

Please see sing-along page for more information. Alternatively, visit www.uksingalongpianist.co.uk and find out when I’m next performing live as a singalong pianist in the Sussex area.

Please visit my home page here.

Here are just a few towns in Sussex where you can hire me as a pianist:

Brighton and Hove, Worthing, Eastbourne, Hastings, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton, Horsham, Bexhill, Seaford, Rottingdean, Crowborough, Hailsham, Lewes, Uckfield, Newhaven, Burgess Hill, Sompting-Lancing, Haywards Heath, Chichester, Arundel, East Grinstead, Battle, Rye, Wadhurst, Forest Row, Westergate-Barnham-Yapton, Hurstpierpoint-Keymer, Selsey, Steyning-Upper Beeding, Southwater, Storrington, Midhurst, Billingshurst, East Wittering, Henfield, Pulborough, Cuckfield, Tangmere-Boxgrove, Bosham, Ashington, Petworth, Ringmer, Pevensey Bay, Newick, Robertsbridge, Horam, Northiam, Fairlight, Partridge Green, Birdham, Walberton, Findon, Fernhurst and Rudgwick.