Testimonials

“Thanks you so much for making our wedding day special and adding a touch of class and talent to the day. Your music was perfect throughout the day. Thanks again for your help.”

Ewen & Katy, Leverhulme Hotel, April 2019


“We used Simon for our wedding day. He was brilliant. Really helpful with his music choices. Blended well throughout the day. True professional. Would recommend for any special occasion.”



Gary & Jenny, Aintree Racecourse, March 2019 



“Hi Simon, Thank you so much for performing at our wedding. You played all the songs that were special to us and everyone really enjoyed your music. Thanks for making it a perfect day.”

Colette & Brett, Hundred House Hotel Telford, November 2018




“Hi Simon, We just wanted to thank you for your work on Monday. It was truly an amazing day and it wouldn’t have been the same without you. The ceremony was amazing with the piano at the front plus the meal was fantastic too. We loved the extra pieces that you played – really made the difference.”

Mihaela & Andy, West Tower, October 2018


“Simon, thank you so much for playing at our wedding yesterday. You were absolutely amazing. So many of our guests said how brilliant you were and for me it made a really big difference on the day. Both the singing and piano playing were exceptional. Thanks for helping to make our special day that bit more special.

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Mark & Marie, Inglewood Manor, September 2018


“Hi Simon, Thank you so much for playing for us yesterday. So many guests said how much they enjoyed it. It was madness all day but in the best possible way! Thanks for helping to make our big day so wonderful. PS loved the La la Land song”

Steph and Ian, Rookery Hall, August 2018




“Hi Simon, just want to say a big thanks for playing at our wedding on Thursday. We’ve had so many guests comment on how amazing you were! It really made the day extra special and we couldn’t be happier that we booked you to play! Thanks again

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Davey & Ciara, Thornton Manor, Aug 2018


“Hi Simon, We just wanted to say thank you so much for your performance at our wedding. You sounded amazing and fitted the ambience of our day so well. Just perfect! Thank you.

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Sarah & Tony, West Tower, June 2018


“Hi Simon, Thank you so so much for Friday! The piano added a wonderful atmosphere and the guests all absolutely loved it. We were so pleased you were part of our day.”

Ali & Jon, Thornton Hall Hotel, March 2018


“Simon, Thank you so much for Saturday. Simply brilliant! I will be sure to leave you a note on Facebook so people know how fantastic you are. I know word of mouth goes a long way and we could not sing your praises enough. Thank you for letting my cousin sing with you too. Just perfect. Thank you xxxx”

Vicki & Andrew, Thornton Hall, March 2018


“Just brilliant!! Simon, you made our wedding day at West Tower so much more special. Thank you.”

Darren & Karen, West Tower, January 2018


“Simon, I just wanted to say a quick thank you for Saturday- that was simply incredible- you got the place bouncing and made it a simply unforgettable day- and cannot thank you enough! We will be sure to recommend you and I have a feeling that one set of our friends who were there will be contact for their wedding next year. Thank you again that was beyond brilliant!”

Josh & Becky, The Citadel, Shropshire, Sept 2017


“Hi Simon, Thanks for yesterday. We had a great day and you went down well. Cheers.”

Kris & Aimee, Formby Hall, September 2017


“Hi Simon, we just wanted to thank you for being fantastic last Friday. Many commented on your sets, and you made a massive contribution to how the day went and the mood people were in. Thank you so much once again and wish you the very best for the future.”

Mike & Shirl, Inglewood manor, July 2017


“Simon, thank you so so much for the best night ever! You and your band were amazing. All our guests are talking about the amazing music you provided all day and night. If possible we would like to write a review on your web page and will be highly recommending you to people. Absolutely brilliant! Thank you.”

Rach & Dave, Inglewood Manor, July 2017


“Hi Simon! Just wanted to thank you for playing at our wedding. We’ve had lots of comments about you – all nothing but lovely and positive! So thank you again.”

Jayne & Mike, Thornton Hall Hotel & Spa, July 2017


“Hi Simon, Wow! Thank you. Our wedding was perfect in every way on Saturday. Your presence there made it even more so. Every one of our guests said you were fabulous and made the day. I never in a million years expected to be dancing with my uncle between courses ha ha. Thank you. We can’t recommend you enough.”

Louise & Darren, Radisson Blu Liverpool, June 2017


“Hi Simon, just wanted to say a big thank you for playing at our wedding. All the guests loved it. Dave especially liked the Star Wars song. Thanks again xx”

Christine & Dave, Thornton Hall Hotel, June 2017


“Simon!! Got to thank you publicly for being amazing at my wedding. Your special rendition of our song was priceless. Everyone loved loved loved you and I could not have made a better choice in having you perform. Not only were you fantastic on the day but your quick responses to my questions made organising this part of the day a breeze. Cannot recommend you highly enough. THANK YOU xx”

Sally & John, Isla Gladstone, December 2016


“Hi Simon, we would, from the bottom of our hearts, like to thank you so much for playing at our wedding on Christmas Eve! We will never forget it or you. So many of our guests same up to us, complimenting you. You genuinely made our day. You are amazing!”

Annette & Colin, Thornton Hall Hotel, Dec 2016


“Hi Simon, So, it’s back to reality after our honeymoon…. Jay and I would like to thank you so so much for your music on our wedding day!! Everybody has said how brill you were and loved how you managed to play something for everyone! I think You’ll Never Walk Alone & my hen wlad fy nhadau were real show stoppers… bringing a tear to a few eyes! Thank you again for everything you did on our day that gave it that special wow factor… it was truly appreciated!”

Emma & Jay, Royal Clifton Hotel, Southport October 2016


“Hi Simon, just wanted to say thank you. The music throughout the breakfast was brilliant and the band went down very well at night. Absolutely fantastic! Thanks again.”

Emma & Gareth, Heaton House Farm, September 2016


“Just wanted to say thank you so much for making our wedding so amazing! Sounds so beautiful and all our guests had a ball. Brilliant! Thanks Simon”

Laura & Leon, Formby Hall, September 2016


“Wow, just wow! This guy is incredible. Simon has just played at our wedding and we are overwhelmed by his amazing voice and skills on the ivories. Simon discussed our song choices, rearranged music for our ceremony and even inspired an impromptu singalong during our wedding reception. Hats off to you Sir. We’re so grateful for your professionalism and dedication to our big and important day. Thanks a million.”

David & Mark, Grosvenor Pulford, August 2016


“Hi Simon, Thank you for performing at our wedding last Saturday and playing all of our requests. The ceremony was so beautiful and it made all the difference to have you there playing. Guests really enjoyed you playing their requests too so it really was the perfect day. Thank you again. Take care.”

Diane & Jonathan, The Wellbeing Farm, July 2016


“Hi Laura & Kev, hope you’re both well. Just wanted to say “thank you” for passing on my details to Holly & Michael who’ve booked me to play at their wedding. Thanks a lot. All the best!
- Ur more than welcome Simon. Will always recommend you as we were so happy with you at our wedding. Take care.”

Laura & Kev, West Tower, June 2016


“Hi Simon, just a quick note to say how much we all enjoyed your music last Thursday. What a great time we had! Thank you so much. You played all the songs we had requested and had everyone dancing all night. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to anyone else getting married. Thanks again. It was amazing!”

Alison & “Bert”, Willington Hall, March 2016


“Hi Simon, Just wanted to thank you for playing at our wedding last Saturday at the Cottons. We wanted some cool early evening music and you delivered. It was exactly what we were looking for so thank you for helping to make it the perfect day.”

Estelle & James, The Cottons, December 2015


“Hi Simon, Thank you so much for providing all of the music for our wedding. It was amazing! I know we had tons of requests for both you and the band to play but you covered everything and throughout the whole process nothing was too much trouble. Yes, we love Disney! We can’t thank you enough.”

Jen & Jon, Rookery Hall, October 2015


“Hi Simon, Thank you for playing for us at our wedding at Heaton House Farm on Sunday. We knew as soon as we heard you at the wedding fayre we had to have you at our wedding. Many of our guests were musicians and that’s why we wanted you. You were even better than we remembered. Amazing! Thank you so much.”

Michelle & Adam, Heaton House Farm, August 2015


“Hi Simon, We just wanted to thank you for entertaining us all at our wedding on Saturday. We had the best time! You seemed to know even the most obscure requests and we saw people dancing who haven’t danced in years. Thanks again for making our wedding day just perfect.”

David & Sally, Mere Brook House, July 2015


“Simon I cannot thank you enough for Saturday – you were amazing!! So thank you :) we appreciate all your help too xx”

Fliss & Raj, August 2014


“Hi Simon, just wanted to say ‘thank you’ for a great performance on Friday. So many people remarked on good you were and that they enjoyed your sets. If there is anywhere we can write a review of you, then please let us know. Thanks once again, you made the atmosphere xx”

Jane & Tom, Leverhulme Hotel, August 2014


“Simon, just a quick thank you for playing at our wedding. It was perfect. We both remember singing along during the wedding breakfast and our guests really loved it too. You really helped us create a truly perfect day.”

Heather & Joe, Rowton Hall, August 2014


“Simon, Thank you so much for playing at our wedding! It was just perfect. All of our guests commented on how good you were! To have you playing outside too really made my day. It really was the best day of our lives. Thank you again.”

Spencer & Kelli, Heaton House Farm, July 2014


“Hola Simon, Thank you so much for providing the music for our wedding last Friday. It was amazing! My Mum was really pleased you included some Spanish songs for her and then the band learnt our Cure songs and everything… It was absolutely perfect! Thanks again. You guys rock!”

Vanessa & Danny, Rowton Hall Hotel, May 2014


“To the most amazing pianist: Simon, Thank you so much for our amazing ceremony & wedding breakfast music – it was wonderful! My favourite memories of our wedding day are my Mum’s face when she realized we were walking in to Elvis, hearing The Little Mermaid piece (beautiful!) and walking back up the aisle, all married, to All You Need Is Love. It was perfect! 
Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us and our guests – we’ll never ever forget it!”

Neil & Claire, West Tower, August 2013


“Hi Simon, just wanted to say a big thank you on behalf of myself & Ian. We both absolutely loved having you play at our wedding reception and all our guests commented on how good you were and also how it made the day. The atmosphere in the room was made by your playing and it wouldn’t have been the same without you! Thanks again.”

Sarah & Ian, Leverhulme Hotel, October 2013


“Hi Simon, just wanted to say a big thank you for being a great entertainer for our wedding. Everyone has been saying how much they enjoyed your piano playing. I think it’s fair to say that the wedding would not have been as memorable were it not for your involvement. You were indeed the toast of all our friends and family. I can’t imagine there are many weddings with singing from 5pm without your involvement somewhere! I will have no hesitation in recommending you to others.”

Liz & Grant, Hatfield House, October 2013


“Hi Simon, just to say a big “thank you” from Gary and myself for the great evening’s entertainment you and your baby grand piano provided for our guests at our wedding at Wrenbury Hall on Sat 28 Sept, 2013. Your choice of music was wide ranging with something for everyone and the filled dance floor and enthusiastic shapes being cut were testament to a very successful evening all round.”

Toni & Gary, Wrenbury Hall, September 2013


“Hi Simon, Thank you again for playing at our wedding and keeping everyone entertained. You have some new fans! How you manage to just go into so many different songs I don’t know but it’s very impressive! We loved it when you played our favourite songs I know you played a lot of other requests on the day. It was even better than we could have imagined. Thank you!”

Andy & Taryn, Palace Hotel Buxton, May 2013


“Hi Simon, just to say a massive thank you for everything! Sorry we didn’t get much chance to speak to you but you were absolutely fantastic and so many people commented! You will come highly recommended by us! Thank you xx”

Steph & Tom, Thornton Hall Hotel, April 2013


“Hi Simon, thanks so much for last night, our guests loved the music and everyone has commented on how fantastic it was to have a big sing a long!”

Vicky & Ramin, Shrigley Hall, December 2012


“Hi Simon, Thank you so much for performing at our wedding. We’d enjoyed listening to your music online and on the day it was even better! It added so much to our day and all of our guests said how much they enjoyed it too. It was just perfect. Thanks again

Jennie & Tom, Heaton House Farm, July 2012

Simon we can’t thank u enough u were amazing at r wedding last week at church farm loved every moment thanks again!! We have loads of pics !!!! See you soon and thank u again”

Claire & Chris, Church Farm, May 2012


“Simon, Thank you very much for performing at our wedding on Sunday. It was a fantastic party and all our guests really enjoyed singing with you and dancing. I appreciate you letting me play a few songs too. It meant a lot. Thanks again Simon. We’ll be in touch.”

Franco & Ita, East Lodge Hotel Matlock, Derbs April 2012


“Dear Simon, We just wanted to say thank you for performing at our wedding at The Chester Grosvenor last Thursday. You were fantastic! We just wanted some lovely background music as guests arrived and then after the ceremony and you got it just right. We had the perfect day.”

Mark & Stephanie, Grosvenor Hotel Chester, February 2012


“We’ve just booked you for our wedding and are so happy about it! We came to meet you, and you’ve learnt the song we wanted as our first dance – and changed the rhythm so we can dance to it!!!!!!!!!!! I’ve known musicians change the key, but the time?! Amazing”

Kate & Peter, Hollins Hall, October 2011


“This is Kath, Mother of the Bride at Hollins Hall last Saturday for the wedding of Kate and Peter – THANK YOU! Solo or with the band you guys were fantastic all day and all evening. Thanks for making our special day even better!”

Kate & Peter, Hollins Hall, October 2011


“Hello Simon, We just wanted to thank you for helping make our day so special. The whole day and night was perfect and was everything we could have wished for. People kept on telling us yesterday how impressed they were with you and the band and we were delighted with how it went also. Playing our first dance for us went down a treat and we are very grateful that you were able to do that for us. Thanks again.”

Simon & Anna, Sheldrakes Heswall, September 2011


“Hi Simon, Thank you for making our wedding the most perfect day. Your own performance followed by the Rat Pack duo and your band created the perfect atmosphere just as we had imagined it would after meeting you at the bridal fair. Thanks again. Everybody loved it!”

Jeanette & Andy, Inglewood Manor, April 2011


“You played at our wedding 1 year ago today at Inglewood Manor. Your playing was incredible and added an extra bit of class to the day everyone commented how good you were. I loved your version of Amazed by Lonestar which we had for our first dance. You truly are incredible and thank you for making our day extra special.”

Richard & Lyndsey, Inglewood Manor, January 2011


“Hi Simon, Thanks again for performing at our wedding at Inglewood Manor. You played all our requests and had everybody dancing all night. We couldn’t have asked for more.”

Anwen & Graham, Inglewood manor, December 2010


“Hi Simon, We had the best day last Friday! Thank you so much for performing at our wedding and helping out with everything else. It made a huge difference! All our guests had a great time too. Thanks again”

Alasdair & Laura, Church Farm, August 2010


“Hi Simon, Thank you so much for your beautiful music at our wedding last Saturday. Everyone was very impressed by your playing and singing and how happy you were to play their requests. It was just fantastic so thank you.”

Nicky & Colin, Hampton Court Estate, Herefordshire, August 2010


“Hi Simon, we just wanted to say thank you for playing at our wedding last Saturday at Rowton Hall. You played all our favourite songs and then we really enjoyed everyone singing during the wedding breakfast. Thank you for helping make our day so special.”

Mark & Rhea, Inglewood Manor, April 2010


“Hi Simon, Thanks for playing at our wedding last Friday. It was everything we could have wished for and more. We had the perfect day. Thank you.”

David & Catherine, Thornton Manor, December 2009


“Hi Simon, Thank you so much for playing at our wedding at the Racquet Club. After you delighted everyone at our house party in the summer, we knew we wanted you for our wedding and you did not disappoint. It was just perfect. Thanks again.”

Gary & Andrew, The Racquet Club, December 2009


“Hi Simon, A huge thank you to you and your band for your music throughout the day and during the night-time celebrations. You played everything we had asked for and the band kept everyone dancing. It was just the best day ever! Thank you”

Danae & Nick, Allerton Castle, Knaresborough, July 2009


“Hi Simon, We just wanted to send a thank you for performing at our wedding at Hillbark. Everybody thought you were fantastic and we are so happy we booked you. Thanks again”

Jenny & Andy, Hillbark, June 2009


“Hi Simon, Thank you for playing so beautifully at our wedding at The Grange last Saturday despite having your leg in plaster. Everyone loved your voice and your piano playing. Thank you for learning Shostakovich’s Jazz Waltz too for my dad.”

Helen & Scot, The Grange Country Club, May 2009


“Hi Simon, Thank you so much for performing at our civil ceremony and drinks reception. Everybody commented on how much fun they had with you plus you played all of the special requests we had given you. We will be recommending you!”

Karen & Jane, Rookery Hall, June 2008


“Hi Simon, we just wanted to thank you for providing such great entertainment at our wedding at Formby Hall. Everybody thought you were fantastic!”

Adam & Melanie, Formby Hall, May 2008


“Simon, absolutely first class! Your performance at my daughter’s wedding in Windermere was truly amazing and you were a joy to deal with. We will be in touch…”

John Getty, WMBRC Windermere, October 2007


“Hi Simon, your singing and playing were fantastic and everyone had a great night. Our Tom Waits first dance was perfect so we wanted to send you a special thank you.”

Kate & Michael, The Horse & Groom, Bourton-on-the-Hill, Gloucs, September 2007


Note: from Sept 1987 – Oct 2004 I was based in Spain and then worked through various UK agencies until 2006-7 when I started taking bookings directly hence the lack of earlier testimonials