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Tony Whittaker

Telephone Number :  02476 387050

Email address :  tony@tonywhittaker49.plus.com

Website :  www.tonywhittaker.co.uk

Address :  49 Hollystitches Road,  Nuneaton,  Warks,  CV10 9QA 

About Tony

As former musical director of the Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa for over twenty years, TONY WHITTAKER has played for many shows and professional pantomimes, working alongside such TV celebrities as Gaby Roslin, Darren Day and Coronation Street stars Nick Cochran and Eve Steel.

A highlight in Tony's career was when he was asked to be Musical Director at Birmingham's Symphony Hall for BBC Radio WM 30th Birthday Celebration Variety Show compered by Ed Doolan and Malcolm Boydon. The sell-out concert included Irish singer Dominic Kirwin, Black Country comedienne Lizzie Wiggins, TV cook & singer Rusty Lee, and Australian Folk star John Williamson.

As leader of JAZZ QUINTET Shades of Shearing - Tony has performed extensively over the UK Theatre Circuits including the prestigious venue - Fairfield Hall, Croydon.

Tony's musical interests are wide, and when he is not recording advertising jingles for commercial radio, writes musical arrangements for Big Bands, cabaret artistes and performers. Tony has made several TV appearances on Granada, Central News, BBC and Channel 5.

For CONCERTS Tony plays a KORG KEYBOARD (organ-style with foot pedals) and a KURZWEIL PIANO, presenting a varied and entertaining programme that includes well-known standards, Gershwin, Cole Porter, etc, Show Tunes, Light Classical, Latin and jazz in the George Shearing style.

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Tony's Concert Diary

Concerts in 2017
March 19thAldermaston Concert Centre (more details)

This is a change from our original listing.

April 11thEast Coast Organ Society
May 9thLowestoft and District Organ and Keyboard Club
June 5thNottingham Organ Society
August 2ndCookhill Keyboard Club (more details)

Yamaha Clavinova

August 5thMERIDEN private event (more details)

Dance Band gig

November 29thLeamington & District Organ Society (more details)

Christmas theme with refreshments

December 6thLeamington Spa (more details)

Private event

Concerts in 2018
January 16thBedworth Organ Society
February 26thDerby Organ and Keyboard Club
May 16thKings Lynn Organ Club
September 11thCardiff Live Music Club (more details)

A welcome return by Tony, always enjoyed by our members.

October 4thWeston Organ and Keyboard Club
Concerts in 2019
March 20thGreat Yarmouth Live Keyboard Music Club