Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Happy Christmas from Derek!

Derek would like to wish everybody a very happy Christmas!
 
Click on the link below for a video of Derek playing 'Sleigh Ride'...
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJVXAEOl_B0

Friday, 27 July 2012

Boogie under the bridge with AMBER

On Thursday, November 22nd, The AMBER Trust is hosting a fantastic evening of blues, rock and jazz at a brilliant new venue – 'Under the Bridge' in Chelsea. Featuring some phenomenal piano playing by the uniquely talented Derek Paravicini, and the ultimate boogie woogie pianist Ben Waters, plus some other great singers and musicians, this promises to be a truly uplifting event where you can let your hair down and dance - or simply sit, enjoy the music, and soak up the atmosphere!
 
For more details, visit this webpage http://ambertrust.org/butb/

For tickets, please go to the dedicated ticket page at Eventbrite by clicking on this link<http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3753737530>.
 


Boogie under the bridge with AMBER


 
On Thursday, November 22nd, The AMBER Trust is hosting a fantastic evening of blues, rock and jazz at a brilliant new venue – 'Under the Bridge' in Chelsea. Featuring some phenomenal piano playing by the uniquely talented Derek Paravicini, and the ultimate boogie woogie pianist Ben Waters, plus some other great singers and musicians, this promises to be a truly uplifting event where you can let your hair down and dance - or simply sit, enjoy the music, and soak up the atmosphere!
 
For more details, visit this webpage http://ambertrust.org/butb/

For tickets, please go to the dedicated ticket page at Eventbrite by clicking on this link<http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3753737530>.
 

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Derek on YouTube

Here is a link to Derek's latest YouTube Video, in which he is improvising on 'Do Your Thing' by Basement Jaxx (a sample of Fungi Mama by Kenny Barron)...
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7lGm4pRtxQ&feature=youtu.be

Friday, 13 July 2012

Interactive Interview!

An interactive interview with Derek for @createcharity - read what he and Adam Ockelford say and click the links as you go, to hear the music they're talking about!
 
 http://createarts.org.uk/blog/2012/07/derek-paravicini-interview/

Thursday, 12 July 2012

8 International Musicians that deserve US success

Many thanks for this article (see link below) that was sent to Derek by Jena Ellis, entitled '8 Huge International Musicians That Deserve U.S. Success'
 
http://www.onlinecertificateprograms.org/blog/2012/8-huge-international-musicians-that-deserve-u-s-success/

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Concert in Sevenoaks

Derek will be doing a repeat performance of his 'Shearing Magic 'concert from last October, at the Ship Theatre in Sevenoaks, Kent on Sunday 1st July at 8pm. For more details and to book tickets, please click the link below....

http://www.concert-diary.com/concert/398655497/Shearing-Magic-Derek-Paravicini-and-friends

Monday, 28 May 2012

Performance at the Hawth

Here is a photo of Derek performing at the Hawth earlier on this month with (left to right) Shane Hill, Frank Holder, Val Mannix and Ann O'Dell.
The photo was taken by Brian O'Connor - you can see more of his photos of Derek as well as many other jazz musicians at www.imagesofjazz.com

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Derek at Dorchester Abbey

Derek will be performing at Dorchester Abbey this Saturday 5th May at 7.30pm, in aid of Music for Autism and Soundabout!
For more info and tickets please go to http://www.oxboffice.com/EventDetails.aspx?eid=1639 or www.osj.org.uk, or phone the Oxboffice 0845 680 1926.

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Hawth Concert

On Wednesday 16 May at 7.45pm in The HAWTH Studio Theatre, Crawley RH10 6YZ
Derek Paravicini will play an entertaining jazz concert with Frank Holder(vocals & congas),
Shane Hill(guitar), Val Mannix (bass) and Ann Odell ( Musical Director & vocals).
Tickets are £12, £10 in advance, from 01293 553636

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Concert cancelled

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the concert in Folkstone has had to be cancelled - apologies to anyone who had tickets. Please keep watching here for details of further concerts. Many thanks!

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Concert in Bury St. Edmunds

Derek will be featuring in a Springtime Musical Extravaganza in Aid of West Suffolk Voluntary Association for the Blind at The Apex, Bury St. Edmunds on Sunday 15th April at 2.30pm. Tickets are £12.50 and are available to buy from the box office on 01284 758000, by post at The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD or online via the link below... Hope to see some of you there!
https://theapex.co.uk/whats-on/event/405/springtime-musical-extravaganza/

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Jazz Concert at the Hawth Theatre Studio

Derek Paravicini and friends are performing at the Hawth Theatre Studio in Crawley on Wednesday 16th May at 7.45pm. He will be performing jazz piano gems from Errol Garner to George Shearing with Frank Holder, Shane Hill, Val Manix and Ann Odell. Tickets are £12 or £10 in advance and are available from the box office on 01293 553636 or via www.hawth.co.uk.

Friday, 9 March 2012

Derek in Concert!

Derek will be performing at the Tower Theatre in Folkestone, Kent on Saturday 31st March 2012 at 8pm - tickets are available via Elan Promotions on 01303 813930 or the Tower Theatre Box Office on 01303 223925. For more information, click the link below...
http://www.elanjazz.com/NextConcertl.html

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Hilton Amsterdam raises €150,700 at fabulous Charity Benefit

Back in December, Derek helped to raise €150,700 when he performed at a benefit concert and dinner at Hilton Amsterdam in partnership with Stichting Pagageno, a charity which provides music therapy for children with disabilities such as autism in The Netherlands. Karen Watts from the hotel who helped to organise the event reported: "We are so proud of the fabulous Benefit Concert, the auction was a huge success and Derek Paravicini was just jaw-dropping amazing; he and his mentor Adam were the hit of the night".

Monday, 9 January 2012

Concert with Rhydian

Derek will be performing with Rhydian again as a guest performer in 'An Evening with Rhydian' on 2nd March 2012 at the Newport Centre in Wales. Tickets are available from the Newport Box Office priced at £30 and £25. Box Office - 01633 656757.

Ripley's Believe it or Not!

Derek has been turned into a cartoon by Ripley's Believe it or Not! http://www.ripleys.com/weird/videos-and-oddities/cartoon-01012012/