Type: Solo Singer - Guitarist
Guitarist singer – acoustic style or with backing tracks for full band sound
Styles include: Rock, Pop, Disco, Reggae, Blues, Easy listening, R’n’B, Ballads and more.
Able to perform:
with Backing tracks/Electric and acoustic guitar.
or ‘acoustic only gigs’ (vocals/acoustic guitar),
or, of course, with his 4 piece band ‘Take Note’.
Jason began playing guitar at the age of 7 and has performed professionally for 20 years. He is also the founder of the successful covers band ‘Take Note’.
His main aim when performing?… To ensure his audiences leave feeling totally satisfied that they have been entertained!
His eagerness to soak up all styles of music has resulted in a large, immensely varied repertoire, ranging from the 1950’s right through to chart toppers of this week. It has molded his vocal styles so as to include anything from the likes of Dean Martin through to Bon Jovi.
He performed in Europe for 2 years contracted to play sometimes up to 10 gigs per week!
Jason lives and breathes his music and is happier no-where else than on stage behind a mic, with guitar strapped on.
Ideal For: background or dance music for corporate function, private party, wedding
About a Girl. - Nirvana
Angels - Robbie Williams
Another Lonely Day - Ben Harper
A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay
A Touch of Paradise - John Farnham
Babylon - David Gray
Bad Day - Daniel Powter
Better be Home Soon - Crowded House
Black - Pearl Jam
Black & Gold - Sam Sparrow
Californication - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Calling all Angels - Train
Champagne Supernova - Oaisis
Change the World - Eric Clapton
Cherry Bomb - John Cougar Mellencamp
Cracklin' Rosie - Neil Diamond
Creep - Radiohead
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Desperados - The Eagles
Devil you Know - Dave Dobbyn
Distant Sun - Crowded House
Dock of the Bay -
Drive - Incubus
Easy Tonight - Five for Fighting
Empty Garden - Elton John
Every Rose has it's Thorn - Poison
Faith - George Michael
Fall at your Feet - Crowded House
Fishing for Lisa - The Feelers
Flake - Jack Johnson
Four Seasons in One Day - Crowded House
Good Riddance - Green Day
Have I told You Lately - Van Morrison
Heaven from Here - Robbie Williams
Heartbreak Warfare - John Mayer
Here There and Everywhere - The Beatles
Here Without You - 3 Doors Down
Hide Your Love Away - the Beatles
Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones
I ain't Missing You - John Waite
I Can't Tell You Why - The Eagles
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
In the Summertime - Thirsty Merc
I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley
It's only Natural - Crowded House
I'm a Believer - The Monkees
I only have Eyes for you - George Benson
Imagine - John Lennon
I Still Havn't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
I wouldn't believe your radio - Stereophonics
Just the Way You Are - Billy Joel
Lady Madonna - The Beatles
Lay Down Sally - Eric Clapton
Let it be - The Beatles
Lonely no more - Rob Thomas
Love will keep us alive - The Eagles
Loyal - Dave Dobbyn
Marie's the name - Elvis
Make it with you - Bread
Maybe Tomorrow - Stereophonics
Mean to me - Crowded House
Memories are made of this - Dean Martin
Michelle - The Beatles
Mr Jones - Counting Crowes
My friends - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Must get out - Maroon 5
New kid in town - The Eagles
Norwegian Wood - The Beatles
No Ordinary thing - Opshop
One - U2
One Day - Opshop
Otherside - Breaks Co-op
Pride & Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan
Reckless - Aussie Crawl
Redemption Song - Bob Marley
Roll to me - Del Amitri
Route 66 -
Right here waiting for you - Richard Marx
Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
She's the one - Robbie Williams
She will be loved - Maroon 5
Shine on you crazy diamond - Pink Floyd
Shower the people - James Taylor
Sophie - Goodshirt
Stand up - The Feelers
Starman - David Bowie
Stop & stare - One Republic
Stop this train - John Mayer
Stuck in the moment - U2
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Take it easy - The Eagles
Take it easy on me - Little River Band
Talk shows on mute - Incubus
Tears in heaven - Eric Clapton
Tequila Sunrise - The Eagles
That's Amore' - Dean Martin
The Scientist - Coldplay
3am - Matchbox 20
Til there was you - The Beatles
Under the bridge - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Warning sign - Coldplay
Weather with you - Crowded House
Welcome home - Dave Dobbyn
Why does it always rain on me? - Travis
You're beautiful - James Blunt
You've got a friend - James Taylor
Thanks for your email, I have been meaning to get in touch to let you know how happy we were with Jason :)
The music can make or break an event, and I have to say that Jason made our engagement party extra special. We have had endless comments from our guests at how talented he is, and how he played just the right kind of music for our crowd.
The whole process was also so easy from beginning to end - thank you so much. If you can also please pass on our thanks to Jason - we will be recommending him to everyone!
Both Jason and Andrew we professional, timely and a pleasure to work alongside.
They both took the lead after just one of the six ceremonies which was brilliant, as they came in and did their performances with little and no overseeing needed which is immensely helpful when staff have to be in several different places at once.
Thank you for touching base and we would happily book both these artists again if the brief required similar services.
Campus Life – Auckland
Thank you for your email! We are very happy with Jason Smith's performance.
Jason did a fantastic performance at our wedding. We can't thank you and Jason for making everything so easy for us and for coming down to perform on the night. We will definitely be consulting with you should we have another event planned in New Zealand.
Should you wish to, please don't hesitate to place these comments on your web page.
Many thanks & kind regards,
Leah Marshall & Chris Gell
Jason was fantastic thank you. I will definatly be recomending him!
Hi Pete, Jason did a great job on Friday. The music was fantastic.
Jason was fantastic, thank you
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