Silver and Strings is a professional musical duo comprising Martin Driessen on acoustic guitar and vocals and Gayle Askew on flute and vocals.

They specialise in providing high quality entertainment and pride themselves on creating the right atmosphere for any occasion, with the volume set equally perfectly for background, dinner or dance music.

Their repertoire covers a wide range of genres including jazz, pop, classical, country, rock and roll and Christmas music for the festive season.

Silver and Strings have performed extensively throughout Auckland for several years.

Ideal for: background and dance music for small restaurants, weddings, private parties, dine and dance and corporate functions.

Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Tears in heaven - Eric Clapton
Candle in the Wind - Elton John
You’ve got a Friend - James Taylor
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Can't help falling in love - Elvis Presley
Love me tender - Elvis Presley
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
Let it be me - Everly Brothers
All I have to do is dream - Everly Brothers
Brown - eyed girl - Van Morrison
Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffet
Fly me to the moon - Frank Sinatra
Something stupid - Frank Sinatra
Sway - Dean Martin
Volare - Dean Martin
That's Amore - Dean Martin
Ring of fire - Johnny Cash
The Boxer - Simon and Garfunkel
Sounds of Silence - Simon and Garfunkel
Streets of London - Ralph McTell
Father and son - Cat Stevens
Perhaps Love - John Denver
Take me home country roads - John Denver
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Here comes the sun - The Beatles
Yesterday - The Beatles
Ob la di Ob la da – The Beatles
Lyin’ Eyes - The Eagles
Tequilla Sunrise - The Eagles
Hotel California-  The Eagles
Peaceful easy feeling - The Eagles
I started a Joke - The Bee Gees
To Love Somebody -The Bee Gees
Solitary man - Neil Diamond
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Raindrops keep falling on my Head - BJ Thomas
I love you Because - Jim Reeves
He’ll have to go - Jim Reeves
Mona Lisa - Nat King Cole
Smile - Nat King Cole
Too Young - Nat King Cole
Rambling Rose - Nat King Cole
When you say nothing at all - Ronan Keating
She’s the one - Robbie Williams
Viva la vida - Coldplay
The Scientist - Coldplay

Rock and Roll and Dancing Sample :

Rock around the clock - Bill Haley
Shake rattle and roll - Bill Haley
See you later alligator - Bill Haley
Johnny B Goode - Jerry Lee Lewis
Whole lotta shakin - Jerry Lewis
Good luck charm - Elvis Presley
Don't be cruel - Elvis Presley
Teddy bear - Elvis Presley
Blue Suede shoes - Elvis Presley
Proud Mary - CCR
Bad moon rising - CCR
Down on the corner - CCR
Dancing Queen - Abba
Waterloo - Abba

Instrumental Sample repertoire:

Classical gas
Dance with me
La Paloma
Maria Elena
Stairway to Heaven
Scarborough Fair
El Condor Pasa
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Spanish Eyes
Any Dream Will Do
From This Moment
Eres Tu
My Friend the Wind
Annie’s Song
World Without Love
Magic Moments
Cheek to Cheek
Girl from Ipanema
Isa Lei
Danny Boy
All My Loving
I Left my Heart in San Francisco
Unchained Melody
My Heart will go on
La Mer
Morning Has Broken
Can You Feel the Love Tonight
I Don’t Wanna Talk About It
Heart of Gold
Wind Beneath My Wings
Fields of Gold
Dream a Dream of Me
The Street Where You Live
Love is Blue
Love Changes Everything
Elizabethan Serenade
Blue Skies
I Know Him so Well

Traditional Christmas Carols 

Silent Night
O Come All ye Faithful
Away in a Manger
Little Drummer Boy
Mary’s Boy Child
We Three Kings of Orient Are
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night
The Twelve Days of Christmas

Modern Christmas Songs including

Jingle Bells
White Christmas
When a Child is Born
Winter Wonderland
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Feliz Navidad
Jingle Bell Rock
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
Mistletoe and Wine
Christmas on the Beach
Let it Snow
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
So This is Christmas/War is Over

Their musice was perfect for the garden and ambiance
Who knows next time
Windross House Restaurant - Garden

Hi Pete
Yes all went well many thanks
Megan East
Royal Oak Shopping Mall Event

Hey Robyn no complaints at all thanks so much 
Kind regards and merry Xmas 
Megan East
Royal Oak Shopping Mall
Rialto Centre, Newmarket
Christmas music

Morning – yes from all accounts to date everything went really well and no issues at all – many thanks – will be in touch again for next year!
Happy new year
Megan East
Royal Oak Shopping Mall
Rialto Centre, Newmarket
Meadowbank Shopping Mall

Hi Pete
Thanks for your email – my understanding from all clients is that all has gone well – I wont get a full run down till next week no doubt – but all good to date
Talk soon
Megan East
Royal Oak Shopping Mall

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