Reese And Andy Duo

Reese is a singer whose style encompasses jazz, soul, r n b, and gospel, with a voice that just has to be heard. From beautiful intimacy to soaring soul diva, Reese brings a ‘Wow’ factor to any stage or event. Andy is a guitarist with a strong creative ear, and a unique style and sound that complements Reese’s vocals perfectly. Together, their performances turn heads, and win them new fans wherever and whenever they play.

Classic Soul Sampler

Jazz And Ballads Sampler

Pop And RnB Sampler

Reese and Andy have been playing live soul and jazz together for several years. Their partnership has taken them to many showpiece functions, events and gigs. Keynote appearances for corporate and blue chip clients, and wedding functions at several prestigious London venues have included:

  • A long-standing residency at the famous Theatre Royal Stratford East, where the duo first met and played together. They have performed at several ‘press nights’ to entertain the guests at show premieres
  • The Hospital Club in Covent Garden
  • The London Transport Museum
  • Ed Miliband’s Labour Leadership campaign team  function in September 2010, and July 2012
  • Brendan Barber (TUC General Secretary)’s leaving party, December 2012
  • The Oxo Tower in SE1 (for IK Investment’s anniversary dinner)
  • Paddington Casino
  • The Lyric Theatre
  • Walthamstow Assembly Hall (support for Edwin Starr)
  • Fairfields Hall
  • The Broadway Theatre
  • The famous Larmer Tree Gardens in Wiltshire
  • The University of East London (UEL)
  • Nestle UK headquarters in Maidenhead
  • Restaurant gigs including residencies at Smollensky’s on The Strand, and Da Scalzo in Victoria

Client Comments
Corporate Clients
“Sincere thanks to Denyse and Andy for helping to make our office launch a huge success. You managed to hit on exactly the right balance between professionalism and having an obvious love for the music. As a result, our guests were able to enjoy the programme without it dominating proceedings. We’ll certainly keep you in mind for future events, and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to other companies.”
Colin

“Thank you again for last night, you were great and so well received by the audience and crew. We really enjoyed having you and will do so again when the event lends itself to your talents!”
IK Investment’s 20th anniversary celebrations at The Oxo Tower, London

“Dear Reese and Andy. Thank you for Friday. I have had so many compliments as to your music. You helped to make it a great night. Thanks.”
Chris (corporate leaving function for Southwark Council member)

“Thanks for creating such a gorgeous atmosphere for us on Saturday, everyone was absolutely delighted.”
Susan, BSc (Hons) Solicitor & Former Employment Judge

Wedding Clients
“Andy and Reese – wow! I’m speechless! You guys were worth every single penny, and more! The only time I had a tear to my eye the entire day was hearing Kissing You, during my ceremony – it was amazing! You guys were exactly what I’ve always wanted.Thank you both so much, you left a really good impression with my guests, you two were all everyone was talking about! Good luck with the future – its gonna be a good one!”
Dominee

“So glad that you enjoyed playing at the wedding – you were certainly one of the top highlights of the day! We have had so many amazing comments about you from our guests, including ‘best band I have ever heard’, which can’t be bad!”
Sarah & Pete

“I just want to thank you both for last week, the performance was excellent and everyone totally enjoyed it.”
Keisha

“We loved your performance, the comments, style of running the whole event, very gentle and not imposing! The vibes were amazing, and there was something about your singing, no idea what it was, but it certainly gave me a fever :o)!”
Sylwia & Wayne

“We’d like to give our sincere thanks to Reese and Andy for entertaining our guests at our wedding reception. We arrived at the venue to find our guests thoroughly enjoying their laid-back sounds, which contributed to a fantastic atmosphere. As we circulated the room both my (new) wife and I received many complementary comments. Many thanks again for contributing to our special day.”
David & Danielle

Live Restaurant and Bar Entertainment Clients
“Reese and Andy have been highly valued and respected artists in our vibrant and diverse live bar music programme at Theatre Royal Stratford East for many years now. Accomplished performers, they strike the perfect chord with a loyal and constantly growing crowd of supporters, and they never fail to win over new fans and theatre-goers each time they play.”
Kerry, Artistic Director

“Reese Robinson and Andy Black are seasoned performers and always put on a fantastic show at our restaurant.”
Robert, restaurant owner

“Thank you so much for a great performance, everyone really enjoyed themselves and we will certainly be in touch for future events”
Miles & Ania

Repertoire
Reese & Andy have a wide and extensive repertoire of songs available for their performances. This ranges from:

  • Classic show tunes from Gershwin and Bernstein
  • Jazz standards from Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole
  • The soul and rnotown of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, and Marvin Gaye
  • The 80’s sounds of Chaka Khan, Sade, and Luther Vandross
  • Contemporary takes on the songs of Amy Winehouse, Gnarls Barclay, Duffy, Alicia Keys and Beyonce

A full repertoire list available on requests. The emphasis throughout is on classy songs, reworked in a unique fashion to showcase Reese & Andy’s talents, and to provide a truly memorable musical backdrop to your event.

Repertoire List

Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
Ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do – Billie Holiday
American Boy – Estelle
Apple Tree – Erykha Badu
At Last – Etta James
Beautiful People – Chris Brown
Break Even – The Script
Brotha Angie – Stone
Brown Skin – India Arie
Butterflize – Alicia Keys
Chasing Pavements – Adele
Closer – Neyo
Crazy – Gnarls Barclay
Cry Me A River – Ella Fitzgerald
Daddy – Emeli Sande
Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
Don’t Speak – No Doubt
Emotion – Destiny’s Child
Empire State Of Mind – Alicia Keys
Englishman In New York – Sting
Feeling Good – Anthony Newley / Leslie Bricusse
Fever – Peggy Lee
Find Your Love – Drake
Fix You – Coldplay
Flaws & All – Beyonce
Fly Me To The Moon – Bart Howard
For The Love Of You – Isley Brother
Get Here – Oleta Adams
Getting In The Way – Jill Scott
God Bless The Child – Billie Holiday
Grenade – Bruno Mars
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
Halo – Beyonce
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Judy Garland / Mariah Carey
He Loves Me – Jill Scott
Her Mistakes – Usher
How To Love – Lil Wayne
Human Nature – Michael Jackson
I Can’t Make You Love Me – Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin
I Loves You – Porgy George Gershwin
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston / Dolly Parton
I Will Survive – Chantelle Savage
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free – Nina Simone
If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Irreplaceable – Beyonce
Junk Jewellery – Reese Robinson ft. Slim
Killing Me Softly – Roberta Flack
Kiss From A Rose – Seal
Kissing You – Desree
Knocks Me Off My Feet – Stevie Wonder
Let It Flow – Toni Braxton
Let The Sunshine – Labrinthe
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Like A Star – Corrine Bailey Rae
Long Time Coming – Sam Cooke
Lost Without You – Robin Thicke
Love Is A Losing Game – Amy Winehouse
Love On Top – Beyonce
Man In The Mirror – Michael Jackson
Midnight Train To Georgia – Gladys Knight & The Pips
Million Dollar Bill – Whitney Houston
Moody – Reese Robinson ft. Slim
My Baby Just Cares For Me – Nina Simone
My Cherie Amour – Stevie Wonder
My Funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Hart
My Love Is Your Love – Whitney Houston
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Nice Work If You Can Get It – George Gershwin
Only Girl (In The World) – Rihanna
Ordinary People – John Legend
Pack Up – Elisa Doolittle
Promise This – Adele
Prototype – Jazmine Sullivan
Read All About It – Emilie Sande
Redemption Song – Bob Marley
Rescue Me – Aretha Franklin / Fontella Bass
Rock With You- Michael Jackson
Rolling In The Deep – Adele
Run To You – Whitney Houston
She Said – Plan B
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Silent Night – Destiny’s Child
So Amazing – Luther Vandross
Someone Like You – Adele
Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
Songbird – Eva Cassidy / Fl Mac
Stormy Weather – Billie Holiday / Etta James
Summertime – George Gershwin
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Love – Anita Baker
Sweet Thang – Chaka Khan
Sweetest Taboo – Sade
Swim Good – Frank Ocean
The A Team – Ed Sheeran
The Christmas Song (Chesnuts Roasting…) – Nat King Cole
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Ewan MacColl
The Weakness In Me – Joan Armatrading
There Is No Greater Love – Amy Winehouse / Billie Holiday
They Can’t Take That Away From Me – George Gershwin
To Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan / Adele
Tyrone – Erykha Badu
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon / Pixie Lott
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Warwick Avenue – Duffy
We Found Love / Only Girl In The World – Rihanna
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
When I Fall In Love (It Will Be Forever) – Nat King Cole / Carpenters
White Christmas – Bing Crosby
Who You Are – Jessie J
Windmills Of Your Mind – Noel Harrison
Wonderwall – Oasis
You Make Me Feel Like – A Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
You Might Need Somebody – Randy Crawford

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