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Pieter Bos - Solo Singer Pianist - Wellington


Type: Singer - Pianist


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PIANO & VOCAL ENTERTAINER!
Dynamic & versatile - as a solo Piano & Vocal Entertainer, and also available as a jazz trio or duo with or without vocals, Pieter Bos performs a vast range of
genres from standard repertoire to light classics, broadway to westend; & popular songs all audiences
enjoy. “Singalongs” are always on the menu, and requests welcomed, & accommodated nearly
everytime!
A unique added dimension to Pieters Solo act is the occasional use of high quality “live instrument”
background tracks - for a fuller sound. His speciality for Jazz enables this 1 man act to sounds like a
“real” Jazz & Latin Vocal Quartet – performing the hits of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Frank Sinatra, Harry
Connick Jr, Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Michael Buble, Jamie Cullum, Norah Jones, & George Benson
Pieter’s voice (likened to Mose Allison, Nat King Cole and Chet Baker) - is just as crisp on upbeat
contemporary material by artists such as Sting, Lennon & McCartney, Elton John & Billy Joel, - as it
is with those “Golden Oldies & Standard Favorites” by Legrand, Bernstein, Lloyd-Webber, Bacharach,
Mancini, Gershwin, Cole Porter, & Rodgers & Hammerstein.
Holding an honors degree in Jazz Piano performance & teachers diploma, from New Zealand, Pieter is
highly versed in all styles of Piano - from “swingin” walkin bass; to flowing melodic lines. He equally
enjoys performing contemporary popular repertoire leaving audiences delighted with his creative touch
to often requested pop and rock tunes.
Popular, artists often requested, include Eagles, Paul Simon, Neil Diamond, Pink Floyd, Bob Dylan,
Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Christopher Cross, Cold Play, Jason Mraz, Norah Jones, Brian
Adams, Maroon 5, Billy Joel, Elton John, Lionel Richie, Adele, Abba, Beach Boys, Oasis, Phil
Collins, The Doors, Queen, Alan Parsons, Chicago - & so many more!

PERFORMANCE RESUME:
Seven Seas Cruise Lines: March – December 2015 2 x 4 Month Contracts
Park Hyatt Busan; Korea: May - November 2014 (6 Month Residency)
Shilla Hotel Jeju Island; Korea: February - April 2014 (2 Month Residency)
Grand Hyatt Seoul; Korea: March 2013 - February 2014 (10 Month Residency)
Shilla Hotel Jeju Island; Korea: January - March 2013 (2 Month Residency)
Grand Hyatt Seoul; Korea: January - October 2012 (9 Month Residency)
Sheraton/Hyatt Hotels; Mendoza, Argentina: (Various 2009 - 2010)
Intercontinental, Park Royal & Plaza International Hotels, Wellington NZ: (Various 1998 - 2003)
Extensive Cruise Employment: 2003 - 2010 (Over 10 Contracts)


Ideal for: background music for corporate function, private party, wedding, venue

CONTEMPORARY & POPULAR SONGS:

Nearly all hits performed by the following artists:

Billy Joel
Elton John
The Beatles
Paul McCartney/John Lennon
Stevie Wonder
Police/Sting
The Eagles
Cold Play

OTHER POPULAR ARTISTS INCLUDE:

Pink Floyd: (Us & Them , Hey You)
Oasis: (Wonderwall)
REM: (Losing My Religion)
Shania Twain: (Nothing Compares to You)
David Bowie: (Major Tom)
Van Morrison; (Moondance Have I Told You Lately That I Love You, Brown Eyed Girl)
ABBA
Neil Diamond
The Carpenters
Cat Stevens
Bob Dylan
Steely Dan
Brian Adams
Elvis Presley
George Michael
U2: (With or Without You, I Still Havnt Found)
Chicago
Bruce Hornsby: (Just The Way It Is)
Chris Cross: (Sailing,Arthur’s Theme)
Eric Clapton: (Wonderful Tonight, Tears In Heaven)
Alan Parsons Project: (Eye In The Sky, Time, Old and Wise)
Lionel Richie: (Hello, Lady, Three Times)
Phil Collins
Paul Simon(Scarborough Fair, Sound of Silence, Like A Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Bright Eyes)
Beach Boys
Brian Adams
Leonard Cohen (Hallelujah)
Fleetwood Mac
Oasis
Adele
Maroon 5
Jason Mraz

GOLDEN OLDIES & FAVORITES:

Danny Boy
The Nearness Of You
Misty
As Time Goes By
Georgia On My Mind
I Left My Heart In San Fransisco
If
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
When Your Smiling
Crazy
Blue Moon
Smile
What A Wonderful World
Beyond The Sea
Aint She Sweet
Mona Lisa
Crazy
Lady in Red
Unchained Melody
Unforgettable
Like Someone In Love
Tangerine
Wind Beneath My Wings
Titanic Theme
Somewhere Theres A Place For Us
Feelings
The Way We Were
Memories
Somewhere My Love (Dr Zhivago)
Love Story (Where Do I Begin)
Send In The Clowns
White Cliffs of Dover
I Know Him So Well
You’ve Got A Friend
Whiter Shade Of Pale
He Aint Heavy
Hes My Brother
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
On The Top Of The World,
Somewhere In Time
Chariots Of Fire
La Vie En Rose (Edith Piaf)
Burt Bacharach: The Look of Love, Alfie, Close to You, Do You Know The Way To San Jose, What The World Needs Now,
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head.
Michel Legrand: Windmills Of Your Mind, You Must Believe In Spring, Watch What Happens, I Will Wait For You, Theme from Summer of 42, What
Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life, The God Father.

BROADWAY/WESTEND

Most nostalgic songs from Broadway/Westend shows by Rogers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter,Jimmy Van Heusen, George Gershwin,
Andrew Lloyd Webber & Leonard Bernstein performed and include: Tonight, Maria, Music Of The Night, Sound Of Music, Memory, Don’t Cry For Me
Argentina, Tomorrow (Annie) & Many More!

JAZZ & LATIN:

An extensive repertoire of Jazz Piano Standards is performed by Pieter. The occasional use of “live”
backings creates an intimate Jazz Trio Sound. This includes tunes by famous Jazz artists such as:

Miles Davis
Charlie Parker
Chick Corea
Herbie Hancock
Duke Ellington
Keith Jarrett
George Gershwin
Johnny Mandel
EST
– to name a few.

Vocal Artists Include:

Frank Sinatra
Ella Fitzgerald
Chet Baker
Billie Holiday
George Benson
Norah Jones
Michael Buble
Diana Krall
Antonio Carlos
Jobim
Tony Benett
Jamie Cullum
Harry Connick Jr

Jazz & Latin Songs Performed & Sung Include:

Fly me to the Moon
The Summer Wind
My Way
That’s Why The Lady is a Tramp
New York, New York
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
S’Wonderful
All Of Me
Witchcraft
Just friends
The Days of Wine and Roses
A Foggy Day
Summertime
My Funny Valentine
Bye Bye Blackbird
Come Rain or Come Shine
My Romance
Heres That Rainy Day
Just The Way You Look Tonight
Tenderly
When I Fall in Love
It Was A Very Good Year
Lover-man
Just The Two Of Us
This Masquerade
God Blee the Child
All The Way
You Don’t Know What Love Is
It Don’t Mean a Thing
It Had To Be
You
I Loves You Porgy
Autumn In New York
What A Difference A Day Makes
Bewitched
Bothered & Bewildered
My Funny Valentine
Body & Soul

Latin Songs Include:

Desafinado How Insensitive
Corcovado
Girl from Ipanema
Once I Loved
Triste
Sway
Besame Mucho
Sunny
East Of The Sun
Lover Man
Night & Day
Perhaps
When Sunny Gets Blue
Shadow Of Your Smile

Any jazz standard performed!

CLASSICAL: (PIANO ONLY)

Fur Elise
Moonlight Sonata
Ave Maria - Schubert
Swan Lake Theme
Nut Cracker Suite
Vivaldi - Four Seasons
Chopins Polonaise
Music Box Dancer
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concert No 1
Chopin - Waltz in B Minor
Polonaise Black and White Rag
Bach: Minuet in G and some Preludes
Pacobel
Some Mozart Sonatas
Green Sleeves
Toreador Song
Carmens Theme Blue Danube (Strauss)
Flight of the Bumble Bee



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