"Oxfordshire based cocktail Jazz pianist covering London and the South of England "

About the Act:

Having graced the keys of many 5 star hotels in the UK and the United Arab Emirates, Rufus Keys is a seasoned performer on cruise ships and keyboard player with multiple function bands. He has built up a vast repertoire of material and is quick to learn new material if requested. He has a wealth of experience playing in all different kinds of venues, including theatres, at festivals, in hotels and golf clubs and have supported world famous band, The Killers.

His piano repertoire includes pop/jazz standards, from the 1930s to the present day as well as Classical pieces and frequently updated content to reflect current trends. Covering everything from the likes of Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald to Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, Rufus Keys is the pianist for every occasion. A talented all-round musician, he has performances  aired on the likes of the BBC, Sky Movies and Sky Arts.

Based in London, but available to play at events across the UK. Rufus Keys is professional, reliable and very accommodating when it comes to the finer details of making your event extra special. Why not enquire about booking him now for your wedding, corporate event, black tie gala or ball.


  • Friendly and accommodating
  • Highly experienced musician
  • Perfect accompaniment for sophisticated events
1 x Solo Pianist Perfect for all functions including Wedding ceremonies, dinner receptions and black tie events.
£ 300

Song List

A Fine Romance Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Billie Holiday

A Little Less Conversation / Elvis Presley

A Night In Tunisia Ella Fitzgerald / Lamberts, Hendrick, & Ross

Agua De Beber Water To Drink Astrud Gilberto / Frank Sinatra

Ain’t No Sunshine / Bill Withers

All Along The Watchtower / Jimi Hendrix

All Of Me /John Legend

All Of Me Billie Holiday / Sarah Vaughan

American Pie /Don MClean

Angels / Robbie Williams

April In Paris Sarah Vaughan / Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

Autumn Leaves Sarah Vaughan / Eva Cassiday

Babylon /David Gray

Back For Good /Take That

Bad Day /Daniel Poster

Bad Moon Rising /Creedance

Billie Jean /Michael Jackson

Black And Gold /Sam Sparrow

Black Coffee Peggy Lee / Sarah Vaughan

Black Velvet / Alannah Myles

Blue Skies Ella Fitzgerald / Dinah Washington

Blue Suede Shoes / Elvis Presley

Body and Soul / Billie Holiday

Brown Eyed Girl / Van Morrison

Brown Sugar / The Rolling Stones

But Beautiful / Billie Holiday / Carmen McRae

But Not For Me Billie Holiday / Chris Connor

Can You Feel The Love Tonight / Elton John

Can’t Stop The Feeling / Justin Timberlake

Chasing Cars / Snow Patrol

Cheap Thrills / Sia

Cheek To Cheek / Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Sarah Vaughan

Cloudburst Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross / Jon Hendricks

Cocaine / Eric Clapton

Come Together / The Beatles

Counting Stars / One Republic

Country Roads / John Denver

Corcovado Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars Sarah Vaughan / Astrud Gilberto

Crazy Little Thing Called Love / Queen

Creep / Radiohead

Cry Me A River Dinah Washington / Etta James

Cupid / Amy Winehouse

Dancing In The Moonlight / Toploader

December '63 / Frankie Valli

Dedicated To You Sarah Vaughan / Ella Fitzgerald

Deed I Do / Lee Wiley / Diana Krall

Desperado / The Eagles

Diamonds / Rihanna

Don't Explain / Billie Holiday / Dinah Washington

Don’t Know Why / Norah Jones

Don’t Look Back In Anger / Oasis

Don’t Stop Believing / Journey

Don’t Stop Me Now / Queen

Don’t You Want Me Baby / Human League

East of the Sun West of the Moon Lee Wiley / Diana Krall

Easy / Lionel Richie

Easy Living Billie Holiday / Sarah Vaughan

Eight Days A Week / The Beatles

Embraceable You Sarah Vaughan / Etta James

Everywhere / Fleetwood Mac

Faith / George Michael

Feel / Robbie Williams

Fever / Peggy Lee

Fine And Mellow / Billie Holiday

Fly Me To The Moon / Frank Sinatra

Forget You / Cee Lo Green

Fortunate Son / Creedence

Free Fallin / John Mayer

Get Lucky / Daft Punk

Girl from Ipanema / Astrud Gilberto & Antonio Carlos Jobim / Eartha Kitt

God Bless The Child / Billie Holiday

Good Morning Heartache Billie Holiday / Ella Fitzgerald

Great Balls Of Fire/ Jerry Lee Lewis

Gymnopedie / Erik Satie

Hallelujah / Leonard Cohen

Handbags & Gladrags / Rod Stewart

Happy / Pharrell Williams

Have I Told You Lately / Van Morrison

Have You Ever Seen The Rain / Van Morrison

Hey Joe / Jimi Hendrix

Hey Jude / The Beatles

Hey Soul Sister / Train

Hit The Road Jack / Ray Charles

Hold On We’re Going Home / Drake

Hotel California / Eagles

Hound Dog / Elvis Presley

How High The Moon Ella Fitzgerald / June Christy

Hurt / Johnny Cash

I Get Along Without You Very Well Billie Holiday / Chet Baker

I Loves You Porgy Nina Simone / Billie Holiday

I Could Write A Book Dinah Washington / Betty Carter

I Cover The Waterfront Billie Holiday / Dinah Washington

I Feel Good / James Brown

I Need A Dollar / Aloe Blacc

I Only Have Eyes For You Mark Murphy / Frank Sinatra

I Saw Her Standing There / The Beatles

I Walk A Little Faster Blossom Dearie / Tony Bennett

I Will Survive / Gloria Gaynor

I’m A Believer / The Monkees

I’m Yours / Jason Mraz

If I Were A Bell Dinah Washington / Ella Fitzgerald

I'll Get By As Long As I Have You Billie Holiday / Peggy Lee

Imagine / John Lennon

In A Mellow Tone Ella Fitzgerald / Johnny Mathis

Ironic / Alanis Morissette

Is This Love /Bob Marley

It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing Ernestine Anderson / Tony Bennett

I've Got You Under My Skin Dinah Washington / Frank Sinatra

Jackson /Johnny Cash

Johnny B Goode / Chuck Berry

Jolene / Dolly Parton

Just The Two Of Us / Bill Withers

Just The Way You Are / Billy Joel

Knocking On Heaven’s Door / Bob Dylan

Last Nite / The Strokes

Last Of The Mohicans Theme

Let It Be / The Beatles

Like Someone In Love Sarah Vaughan / Chet Baker

Let Me Entertain You / Robbie Williams

Let's Call the Whole Thing Off Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Billie Holiday

Let's Do It Let's Fall in Love Eartha Kitt / Billie Holiday

Like A Rolling Stone / Bob Dylan

Lord Of The Rings Theme

Love Letters / Diana Krall / Nat King Cole

Love Me or Leave Me Billie Holiday / Nina Simone

Love Yourself / Justin Bieber

Lovely Day / Bill Withers

Lullaby of Birdland /Sarah Vaughan

Mack The Knife / Bobby Darin

Mama Told Me Not To Come / Tom Jones

Manhattan Blossom Dearie / Stacey Kent

Mercy / Duffy

Misty / Sarah Vaughan/Billy Eckstine

Moondance / Van Morrison

Mustang Sally / The Commitments

My Favorite Things Sarah Vaughan / Tony Bennett

My Funny Valentine / Sarah Vaughan

My Girl / Temptations

My Man's Gone Now Sarah Vaughan / Nina Simone

My Man Billie Holiday / Sarah Vaughan

Night and Day Billie Holiday / Mel Torme

Poor Butterfly Sarah Vaughan / Helen Merril

Prelude To A Kiss Sarah Vaughan / June Christy

The Very Thought of You Billie Holiday / Nat King Cole

Time After Time Chet Baker / Ernestine Anderson

Twisted Annie Ross / Manhattan Transfer

Unforgettable Nat King Cole & Natalie Cole / Johnny Hartman

New York State Of Mind / Billy Joel

No Woman No Cry / Bob Marley

Oh Lady, Be Good! Ella Fitzgerald / Mel Torme

Once Upon A Summertime Blossom Dearie / Astrud Gilberto

One Love / Bob Marley

Our Love Is Here To Stay Dinah Washington / Ella Fitzgerald

Out Of Reach / Gabrielle

Peel Me A Grape Anita O'Day / Diana Krall

Perfect / Ed Sheeran

Perfect / Fairground Attraction

Piano Man / Billy Joel

Pina Colada Song / Rupert Holmes

Price Tag / Jessie J

Put Your Records On / Corinne Bailey Rae

Red Red Wine / UB40

Rehab / Amy Winehouse

Respect / Aretha Franklin

Ring Of Fire / Johnny Cash

Rock Around The Clock / Bill Haley and the Comets

Rockin' Chair Mildred Bailey / Peggy Lee

Rude / Magic

S Wonderful Sarah Vaughan / Ella Fitzgerald

Satisfaction / The Rolling Stones

Save Tonight / Eagle-Eye Cherry

Seven Nation Army / White Stripes

Shape Of You / Ed Sheeran

She Will Be Loved / Maroon 5

She’s A Lady / Tom Jones

She’s Always A Woman / Billy Joel

Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay / Otis Redding

Skylark Susannah McCorkle / Ernestine Anderson

Slow Dancing In A Burning Room / John Mayer

Solitude Billie Holiday / Ella Fitzgerald

Someone Like You / Adele

Someone To Watch Over Me / Blossom Dearie

Something Cool June Christy / Carol Sloane

Something Just Like This / Coldplay

Sophisticated Lady Ella Fitzgerald / Billy Eckstine

Sorry / Justin Bieber

Speak Low Billie Holiday / Sarah Vaughan

Stand By My / Ben E. King

Stardust Sarah Vaughan / Ella Fitzgerald

Stormy Weather Lena Horne / Dinah Washington

Straighten Up and Fly Right Nat King Cole / Natalie Cole

Strange Fruit / Billie Holiday

Stuck In The Middle With You / Stealers’ Wheel

Summer of ’69 / Bryan Adams

Summertime / Ella Fitzgerald

Sweet Caroline /Neil Diamond

Sweet Dreams / Eurythmics

Sweet Home Alabama / Lynyrd Skynyrd

Sweet Home Chicago / Eric Clapton

Tainted Love / Soft Cell

Take the "A" Train Betty Roche / Anita O'Day

Teach Me Tonight Dinah Washington / Al Jarreau

Tears In Heaven / Eric Clapton

Tell Me More, And More, And Then Some Billie Holiday / Nina Simone

Tenderly Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Sarah Vaughan

That Old Feeling Chet Baker / Billy Eckstine

The Best / Tina Turner

The End of a Love Affair / Billie Holiday

The Entertainer / Scott Joplin

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down / The Band

The Waters of March Agua De Marco Susannah McCorkle / Mark Murphy

The Weight / The Band

Them There Eyes Billie Holiday / Ella Fitzgerald

They Can't Take That Away From Me Ella Fitzgerald / Frank Sinatra

Thinking Out Loud / Ed Sheeran

This Bitter Earth Dinah Washington / Etta James

Torn / Natalie Imbruglia

Twist And Shout / The Beatles

Uptown Girl / Billy Joel

Valerie / Amy Winehouse

Violets For Your Furs Billie Holiday / Frank Sinatra

Waiting On A World To Change / John Mayer

Walking In Memphis / Marc Cohen

Waterloo Sunset / The Kinks

We Are Family / Sister Sledge

What A Difference A Day Made / Dinah Washington

What A Little Moonlight Can Do Billie Holiday / Betty Carter

What A Wonderful World / Louis Armstrong

What’s Up / 4-Non Blondes

When I’m 64 / The Beatles

When You Say Nothing At All / Ronan Keating

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow /The Shirelles

Willow Weep For Me Billie Holiday / Nina Simone

Wind Cries Mary / Jimi Hendrix

Wonderful Tonight / Eric Clapton

Wonderful World / Sam Cooke

Wonderwall / Oasis

Word Up / Cameo

Yellow / Coldplay

Yesterday / The Beatles

You Belong To Me Ella Fitzgerald / Jo Stafford

You Better Go Now Jeri Southern / Billie Holiday

You Can’t Hurry Love /The Supremes

You Don't Know What Love Is Billie Holiday / Dinah Washington

You Go To My Head Billie Holiday / Frank Sinatra

You Really Got Me / The Kinks

You To Me Are Everything/ Gerry And The Pacemakers

You’ve Got A Friend In Me/ Randy Newman

You’ve Got The Love / Florence And The Machine

You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To Helen Merrill / Ella Fitzgerald

You'll Have To Swing It Mr. Paganini Ella Fitzgerald / Dee Dee Bridgewater

Your Song /Elton John

You've Changed /Billie Holiday


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