Jessie May Smart

Surrey
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Price from: £250

Dynamic violinist and electric violinist Jessie provides stunningly beautiful music and energetic performances for events in London and across the UK.

Jessie performs in London and across the globe as soloist, with various groups, and with DJs. Jessie is classically trained but an experienced improviser both in the studio and on the stage. Whether it be. a recording session, wedding, product launch, club night or corporate event, Jessie will intricately tailor her performances to the client. The main packages for electric violin and acoustic violin are set out below, but little is impossible! Whatever you require, Jessie is dedicated to providing the perfect music for your occasion, and going beyond expectations.

Jessie's work spans West End shows, club nights, recording sessions, wedding string quartets, international tours with bands, and everything in between. Recently she has toured with Sophie Ellis Bextor, Katie Melua, and Elbow. She is in demand as a session player, performs non-stop as an electric violinist in London, and has had positive reviews in the UK, European, US and Canadian press for her playing, including 'Remarkable' by The Guardian.

Recent clients include Rolex, Porsche, Illamasqua, the Open, Liketoknow.it, Shell, and Shen London Diamonds.

Jessie began learning the violin at the age of 4, and attended the Royal College of Music jr dept before going on to study Music at The University of Nottingham, and postgraduate violin studies at Trinity College of Music.

Jessie plays acoustic violin, and a custom made gold Bridge electric violin.

5 Reviews
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Sian & James

Aug. 24, 2018

I just wanted to thank you so much for Friday.... everybody complimented on what a talented violinist you are. You made your presence in such an understated way and played every song absolutely perfectly. You really helped make such a perfect day even better. I cannot thank you enough!

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Stuart

July 7, 2018

A huge thank you for saturday - you were incredible and your music was exceptional and really set the tone for our special day. So many of our guests commented on how wonderful you were. We hope that we might be able to see you perform again in the future!

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Emma

June 9, 2018

Jessie, thank you so very much from the bottom of my heart for playing so beautifully at our wedding, honestly it was such a highlight and we loved it. So many people commented on the music - so beautiful.

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Luisa

June 22, 2018

We both wanted to say thank you so so much for last Saturday. You were absolutely incredible and really made the service and reception that extra bit special. My walk in song was also incredible and Sam loved the surprise. You totally captivated everyone. We both had so many compliments from guests and we are really glad we had you play.

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Alpa

March 18, 2018

"I just want to say from the both of us, you did a stunning job yesterday and we couldn’t be more grateful for how engaging, serene and beautiful you made our ceremony :) we had so many compliments on your music!

Thank you so much for everything and we will definitely be recommending you!"

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FAQ
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
    I have a powerful single speaker column PA system which I can provide.
  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
    Yes
  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
    Yes! Given at least a week's notice


Set List/Services

Wedding music - Acoustic violin for the wedding ceremony plus up to 30 minutes background music before the ceremony and up to 45 minutes background music after.

Acoustic background violin - 2 x 45 minutes of background classical or jazz acoustic violin with professional backing tracks.

Electric background violin - 2 x 45 minutes of background pop/chillout/ambient electric violin with professional backing tracks

DJ Live - High energy improvised electric violin over DJ. On and off over 2-3 hours in 15-20 minute sets.

Electric String Quartet - High energy electric string quartet staged show with projected visuals, live effects pedals and extraordinary impact.

Additional sets and other requests will be accommodated if possible!

Setlists

Pop/Rock

2 Become 1 - Spice Girls
A Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
Afterglow - Genesis
Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Ain’t Nobody (chillout version) - Jasmine Thompson
All Is Full Of Love - Bjork
All of Me - John Legend
All of Me (chillout version) - John Legend
All You Need Is love - The Beatles
Another Way To Die - Alicia Keys & Jack White
At Last - Etta James
Baba O’Riley - The Who
Babe I’m Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin
Big Log - Robert Plant
Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
Bittersweet Symphony (stripped down version) - The Verve
Blame - Calvin Harris
Born This Way - Lady Gaga
Born This Way (acoustic) - Lady Gaga
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Aretha Franklin version
Burn - Ellie Goulding
Can’t Feel My Face - The Weeknd
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head - Kylie Minogue
Can’t Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Can’t Take my Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
Chandelier - Sia
Cheap Thrills - Sia
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Cupid - Sam Cooke
Daughters - John Mayer
Despacito - Luis Fonsi
Diamonds - Rihanna
Diamonds Are Forever - Shirley Bassey
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Drive - The Cars
E.T - Katy Perry
Elastic Heart - Sia
Everybody Hurts - REM
Everything I Do (I Do It For You) - Bryan Adams
Everytime We Touch (acoustic) - Cascada
Faded - Alan Walker
Faded (acoustic) - Alan Walker
Fishermans Blues - The Waterboys
Forever Young - Bob Dylan
Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Galway Girl - Mike Denver
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Gravity - John Mayer
Great Gig In The Sky - Pink Floyd
Halleluja - Jeff Buckley
Halo - Beyonce
Halo (acoustic) - Beyonce
Happy Together - The Turtles
Havana - Camila Cabello
Heartbeats - Jose Gonzales
Help! - The Beatles
Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
High & Dry - Radiohead
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
How Am I Supposed To Live Without You? Michael Bolton
Hurricane - Bob Dylan
Hysteria - Muse
I’ll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You - Elvis
I Follow Rivers - Lykke Li
I Say A Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
In The Waiting Line - Zero7
Into The Mystic - Van Morrison
Is This Love - Bob Marley
It Must Be Love - Madness
Joga - Bjork
Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
Knights of Cydonia - Muse
Layla (acoustic) - Eric Clapton
Lean On - Major Lazer
Let Me Love You - DJ Snake
Let’s Dance - David Bowie
Little Lies - Fleetwood Mac
Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
Losing My Religion - REM
Love Me Again - John Newman
Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding
Love The Way You Lie - Eminem/ Rihanna
Love The Way You Lie (acoustic) - Rihanna
Million Reasons - Lady Gaga
Make You Feel My Love - Adele version
Moondance - Van Morrison
My Immortal - Evanescence
No Surprises - Radiohead
One Day Like This - Elbow
One Love - Bob Marley
Orinoco Flow - Enya
Paradise - Coldplay
Penny Lane - The Beatles
Pure Shores - All Saints
Purple Rain - Prince
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
Right Here, Right Now - Fatboy Slim
Roads - Portishead
Rockabye - Clean Bandit
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Rose - The Feeling
Royals - Lorde
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
Scared To Be Lonely - Martin Garrix
Shake It Out - Florence & The Machine
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Shiny Happy People - REM
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Silent All These Years - Tori Amos
Skinny Love - Bon Iver
Skyfall - Adele
Slow Dancing In A Burning Room - John Mayer
Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye
Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
Somewhere Only We Know (acoustic) - Lily Allen
Sorry - Justin Bieber
Sorry - Madonna
Sour Times - Portishead
Starlight - Muse
Starman - David Bowie
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Strong - London Grammar
Summertime Sadness - Lana Del Rey
Sweet Child Of Mine - Guns ‘n’ Roses
Sweet Disposition - Temper Trap
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Teardrop - Massive Attack
Teenage Dream (acoustic) - Katy Perry
Tenerife Sea - Ed Sheeran
Thank You - Led Zeppelin
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
The Stranger - Billy Joel
The Times They Are A-Changing - Bob Dylan
The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
The Wild Rover - The Dubliners
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
This Girl - Kungs vs Cookin’ on 3 Burners
Tilted - Christine & The Queens
Toxic - Britney Spears
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Uninvited - Alanis Morissette
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
Wasting My Young Years - London Grammar
We Found Love (acoustic) - Rihanna
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating
Wicked Game - Chris Isaak
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Amy Winehouse version
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
You & I (acoustic) - John Legend
You Can’t Hurry Love - Phil Collins

Show/Soundtrack

All I Ask Of You - Phantom Of The Opera
Another Way To Die - Quantum Of Solace
Can You Feel The Love Tonight - The Lion King
Game Of Thrones Theme - Game Of Thrones
I Won’t Say (I’m In Love) - Hercules
Love Theme - Romeo & Juliet
My Heart Will Go On - Titanic
Schindlers List Theme - Williams - Schindlers List
Tango De Roxanne - Moulin Rouge
Tango Por Una Cabeza - The Scent of A Woman
The Bare Necessities - The Jungle Book
The Prayer - Andrea Bocelli & Celine Dion - Quest For Camelot
You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban

Jazz

A Night In Tunisia
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
All of Me
Cry Me A River
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Feeling Good
Georgia On My Mind
I Loves You, Porgy
I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing
L-O-V-E
Misty
Misty Blue
Moon River
Moondance
My Funny Valentine
Night In Tunisia
Satin Doll
Summertime
Tenderley
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
The Girl From Ipanema
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

Classical

Albeniz - Tango in D
Albinoni - Adagio
Bach - Air on the G String
Bach - Arioso
Beethoven - Ode To Joy
Bizet - Habanera (Carmen)
Boccherini - Minuet
Corelli - Violin Sonata Op.5 No.1 in D
Corelli - Violin Sonata Op.5 No.3 in C
Debussy - Clair De Lune
Debussy - Girl With The Flaxen Hair
Dvorak - Humouresque
Elgar - Chanson De Matin
Elgar - Nimrod
Elgar - Salut D’Amour
Faure - Apres Un Reve
Faure - Pavane
Faure - Sicilienne
Handel - Arrival of The Queen of Sheba
Handel - Hornpipe from ‘Water Music’
Handel - Largo
Handel - Ombra Mai Fu
Martini - Plaisir D’Amour
Massenet - Meditation from ‘Thais’
Mozart - Voi Che Sapete
Offenbach - Barcarolle
Pachelbel - Canon in D
Paganini - Cantabile
Part - Spiegal Im Spiegal
Satie - Gymnopedie No. 1
Schumann - Traumerei

Irish

Finnegan’s Wake - The Dubliners
Fisherman’s Blues - The Waterboys
Galway Girl - Mike Denver
The Rare Old Mountain Dew - The Dubliners
The Wild Rover - The Dubliners
Whiskey In The Jar - The Dubliners

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