Adam Ricks - Wedding Guitarist

This talented professional London based guitarist performs popular jazz, pop, classical, rock, Spanish and Latin music at a variety of venues including weddings, parties, corporate events and concerts across the UK.

With many years of experience and a wide-ranging repertoire of solo guitar pieces, he can tailor his performance according to your events, whether you require sophisticated background music, lively rhythmic atmosphere or traditional wedding music.

He has performed in many countries including France, India, Brazil and Australia.

Previous venues and clients include The Royal Opera House, Brixton Academy, Glastonbury Festival, World Music Festival Jersey, Big Chill Festival, Brighton Festival, Rouen Music Festival, Doctor Who’ crew, Oz Clarke’s book lauch, Mitchell Symons, Bouillon Racine (Paris), Pizza Express, Cafe Rouge, Australia’s embassy. Hotel Champ-elysés (Paris), Four Seasons Hotel, Sheraton Hotel.

He has also performed on BBC Southern Counties, BBC one and Radio Canada.

Based in London, he is able to travel UK wide and internationally as required, with travel/PL insurance and PAT tested equipment.

 

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Adam Ricks - Wedding Guitarist Repertoire

Popular

  • Time after Time - C.Lauper
  • Stand By Me - B.E.King
  • Just The Two of Us - G.Washington
  • My Favourite Things - R.Rodgers
  • Fly Me To The Moon - B Howard
  • Sunny - B.Hebb
  • Isn't She Lovely - S.Wonder
  • You are the Sunshine of my Life - S.Wonder
  • Killing me softly - N Gimbel, C Fox
  • Redemption Song - B.Marley
  • No woman no cry - B.Marley
  • Sweet Child O'mine - Guns'n'Roses
  • Hallelujah - L.Cohen
  • Heartbeat - J Gonzales
  • Ain't No Sunshine - B Withers
  • Wonderful Tonight - E.Clapton
  • Every Breath You Take - Police
  • Message in a Bottle - Police
  • All you need is love - Beatles
  • Yesterday- Beatles
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Beatles
  • Let it be - Beatles

Classical

  • Recuerdos de la Alhambra - Tarrega
  • Godfather (Theme) - N.Rota
  • Allemande (Lute Suite in E minor) - Bach
  • Prelude no1 in C Major - Bach
  • Cavatina - Myers
  • Trenzinho Do Caipira - Villa-Lobos
  • Greensleaves - Traditional
  • Ode To Joy - Beethoven
  • Romance - Anonyme
  • Odeon - De Nazareth
  • Brejeira - De Nazareth
  • Se Ela Perguntar - Reis
  • Grauna - Pernambuco

Wedding Ceremony

  • Wedding March - F Mendelssohn
  • Bridal March - R Wagner
  • Canon in D - Pachelbel

Jazz

  • Someday My Prince Will Come - F.Churchill
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow - H.Arlen
  • Nuages - D Reinhardt
  • Satin Doll - D.Ellington
  • C'est Si Bon - H Betti
  • All the Things You Are - J.Kern
  • Summertime - G.Gershwin
  • Like Someone In Love - J.Van Heusen
  • There is No Greater Love - I Jones
  • Body and Soul - J.Green
  • I Can't Give You Anything But Love - J Mc Hugh
  • Round Midnight - T.Monk
  • I Love You - C.Porter
  • There Will Never Be Another You - H.Warren
  • Speak Low - K Weil
  • Stella By Starlight - V Young
  • How High the Moon - M Lewis
  • Just Friends - J.Klenner
  • On Green Dolphin Street - B Kaper
  • Georgia on my Mind - H.Carmichael
  • Nardis - M Davis

Latin

  • Girl from Ipanema - A.C.Jobim
  • Brazil - A.Barroso
  • Wave - A C Jobim
  • Corcovado - A.C.Jobim
  • Triste - A.C Jobim
  • Samba Triste - B.Powell
  • Berimbau - B.Powell
  • As Rosas Nao Falam - Cartola
  • Tristeza - H Lobo/Niltinho
  • La Bamba - Trad
  • O Astronauta - B Powell
  • Besame Mucho - Velasquez
  • Apanhei te cavaquinho - E Nazareth
  • Manha de Carnaval - L.Bonfa
  • Mas Que Nada - J.Ben

French

  • La Vie en Rose - E.Piaf
  • Les Amants d'un Jour - E.Piaf
  • Les Feuilles Mortes - V.Kosma
  • La Complainte de la butte - G.Van Parys
  • Menilmontant - C.Trenet
  • Que reste t-il de nos amours - C.Trenet
  • La Mer - C.Trenet
  • La valse D'Amelie - Y.Tiersen
  • La Javanaise - S.Gainsbourg
  • Ne Me Quitte Pas - J.Brel
  • Je Me Suis Fait Tout Petit - G.Brassens

Adam Ricks - Wedding Guitarist Feedback

"He was absolutely amazing and such a lovely man too - would book again him 100 percent. He was even better then we could have imagined. Perfect - Thank you so much." Rosie and Dan April 2013

“Thank you so much for such a wonderful music. You have really made our wedding breakfast special.  Many of our guests kept on praising your playing, so it looks like you have gained some new fans." Kate & Joseph Parsons

“Many thanks for playing those marvellous songs at our party. Your music was undoubtedly a highlight in the afternoon. We would very much like to hire you again for our wedding anniversary lunch.” Lea & Chris Dialore