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Nick PayLocation: Based in Cape Town
Nick Pay is a talented piano entertainer who combines his experience in playing jazz and popular music with a smooth baritone voice. A brilliant improviser with the ability to play most songs by ear, Nick can cater for a range of events, from romantic background restaurant music to dance functions.
Nick started playing by ear at the age of three and learnt classical piano through school. He started playing with bands as a keyboard and bass player during high school and played in various cover bands during his years at UCT, where he was able to combine some music studies with an engineering degree. He joined the extremely successful Charlie Griffin dance band in 1992 as a keyboardist, vocalist and trumpet player, performing at events ranging from weddings to lavish corporate functions at Cape Town's top function venues. He then spent 8 years (from 1998 until 2006) in the UK, where he performed at numerous private functions.
Nick has also been involved as the keyboardist for top Cape Town shows such as the Elvis tribute ‘Memphis to Las Vegas’ and ‘Sixty Something’. His vast repetoire encompasses Jazz, Swing, Latin American, Rock ’n Roll and Popular music, and he particularly enjoys songs that have been covered by Nat King Cole, Jerry Lee Lewis, Joshua Kadison and Elton John. Any backing tracks that are used are kept ‘lite’ to preserve the ‘live’ in the live performance.
Some venues where Nick has performed as soloist and/or together with band, include
- Venues played at when part of Band
- Mount Nelson
- Cape Sun
- Suikerbossie Restaurant
- Hildebrand Restaurant, Waterfront
- Dock Road Venue
- Buitenverwachting wine estate
- Fancourt Golf Estate
- Table Bay Hotel
- Grand Westin Hotel
- Century City Club house
- Atlantic Beach Golf estate Club house, Golf day for Woman to Woman charity fund raiser.
- Italian Club, Milnerton
- Private House parties
The event went off very well thanks to Nick's entertainment! Thanks to both of you for your excellent service!
Richard Kershaw, Kerston Foods
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Typical Budget for Nick Pay is
R2500 - R5000.
Please note this is merely a guide; if you submit a booking enquiry, you will receive an exact quote based on the unique details of your event.
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