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Posted By: Emma Haynes
Eugene Portman – What a fantastic pianist.
We chose to have Eugene play at our wedding reception during dinner. Every single one of our guests commented on how beauifully the piano was played and how lovely it was to have it as background music.
Eugene himself was personable and professional throughout the entire process and a joy to have at the wedding. We would highly recommend him! Thank you Eugene for making our day so special.
Charlotte and Tom
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Posted By: Rod Willerton
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Posted By: SALLY
Jersey/ Wales/ London
Eugene came and played at my mothers wake. He is a wonderful pianist, and played a lovely selection of my mothers favourite tunes.
The day was very sad, but hearing favourite tunes helped ease the pain.
As a musician myself Eugene covered ballads and up tempo music with ease and his own style of jazz/cocktail piano,
I would certainly book him again.
Posted By: Sally Stevens
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Posted By: Gary Chappell
We just wanted to thank you enormously for your wonderful performance at our wedding on 16th July. You transformed the evening and played beautifully from start to finish. We had so many compliments from our guests and we really can’t thank you enough for making our day so memorable and special.
Thank you very much.
Very best wishes,
Eleanor & Piers Beeton
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Posted By: Ann Pittaway
I would just like to say once again, thank you for such exquisite playing at our daughters wedding on Saturday.
Having you play as she walked down the aisle was exceptional, and being at the venue while guests arrived and mingled during the photographs was a joy to hear.
The piano playing in the background was truly magical, and that is testament to your skill and experience.
It’s certainly something I would recommend for a wedding.
Thank you once again.
David & Sharon McCormick
Posted By: David McCormick
I just wanted to thank you. What can I say ! You were amazing,we had a perfect day and having you play the piano was “the icing on the cake”.What a talented musician and perfect gentleman you are.From start to finish, you set the scene,created the perfect ambience with your carefully chosen pieces complimenting the wonderful venue and added a real sense of occasion to the day for both Jeremy,myself and our guests.
Yes,I do hope that we will see you again, we just need an excuse to have another party!
Denise & Jeremy.
Posted By: Denise and Jeremy
Chichester, West Sussex
We booked Eugene for a St George’s celebration party and what a fantastic entertainer Eugene is.
I highly recommend Eugene if you are looking for someone to book for a birthday, wedding or any kind of celebration and I guarantee you will not be disappointed.
Posted By: Mervyn Moys
Posted By: Peter Allen
A great entertainer very professional and amicable. Already booked in for another night.
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Posted By: Emily
Horsham, West Sussex.
Posted By: carole simmonds
It was a wonderful addition to a truly special day for my father and we were told how much everyone enjoyed their music by all our guests and family.
Posted By: Kim Graham
Posted By: ian turner
Hello Eugene sorry for the delayed message, but thank you so much for playing at our wedding at the Barn Brasserie in September. We had so many comments asking where we found you and saying how amazing you were and you truly were. I hope the meal was OK for you and thanks again for making our day extra special.
Ian and Lianne
Mr and Mrs Duggan :) xx
Posted By: Lianne Rowley
Just wanted to say thank you so much for playing at our wedding on the 5th September. You played beautifully, and it was so special to have our own song.
We will definitely be recommending you
Posted By: Rosanne & Isaac
Many thanks again for playing at our wedding back in June. Your playing was lovely and thank you for taking the time to arrange Lean On Me in advance.
We thought that you might enjoy some photos from the event – feel free to use these on your website if you’d like.
Posted By: Laura Rawnsley
Just a quick note to thank you so much for your playing on Friday. It really added a great atmosphere to the party. Everyone said how much they enjoyed listening to you.
Hope you had a good journey home last night and a good wedding tonight!
Posted By: Diana MacDowell
Thanks Eugene for coming to our little Yarwell pub to help celebrate my Dad’s 70th with a Cockney Sing-along. What an amazingly talented pianist – you created a wonderful atmosphere – helped of course by our very willing regulars that are always keen to get behind a mic!
Great night – highly recommended – would not hesite in replicating when the next opportunity to do so arises. Thank you for making it a memorable evening.
Posted By: Diane Lander
the Angel Inn Yarwell
Thank you Eugene, for helping to make our day perfect.
Posted By: Suzanne Carey
The Welcombe Hotel
Eugene is without doubt a superb pianist. He provided a full evening of fantastic entertainment for our first Cockney night.
He provided song sheets to assist those who stepped up to the mic.
Think of it as a 1940’karaoke, but with a real life musician. I can’t recommend him highly enough.
Posted By: Jerry Ladell
Posted By: Julia Suit
Just back from honeymoon and I wanted to thank you for playing piano for us at our wedding. We have had so many comments about how the beautiful music added to the atmosphere and made for a wonderful day.
Thanks so much
Abby and Alastair
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Posted By: Monica Myrie of Wortley Byers Law
Thank you SO, SO much for an absolutely amazing performance at our wedding on Friday.
It was a fantastic day which was made possible by your outstanding contribution. I cannot thank you enough.
I had so many comments during the day regarding your music, talent, & professionalism. You really did make our Wedding so special.
The video clips I have seen all have the sound of you playing the piano in the background – Lovely!
You managed to create a wonderful atmosphere which I will treasure forever.
Thank you so much. Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
Jenny & Carl x
Posted By: Jenny Keane
I would like to say a big thank you for playing at my party last Sunday. It was just what I wanted, and helped to make it a happy day. I do hope my nephew ( a music teacher ) and his Mother, ( a very talented musician in her day ) didn’t bother you too much !!
Once again thanks,
Posted By: Estelle Shutkever
Thank you very much for your wonderful entertainment yesterday. Sorry not to have said goodbye but the way you slipped out quietly was indicative of how you handled everything so well yesterday. We already had very complimentary feedback from the guests about the music.
Carolyn and Peter.
Posted By: Carolyn Brigg
I just wanted to say how fantastic it was to have you play for us yesterday.
You were absolutely brilliant and added the perfect final touch to the day.
Posted By: Verity Wood
Just wanted to say a big thank you to you for helping to make the party such good fun on Saturday night. We had a great time and I’ve had so many people tell me how much they enjoyed the sing-song
Posted By: Alex
Thank you so much for joining us in Norfolk and playing at our ceremony. You were fantastic!! Highly recommended!Best wishes, Sharon and Paul
Posted By: Sharon and Paul
Just to say a big thank you for playing at my Daughters wedding last Saturday. A brilliant day all round and your contribution was greatly appreciated.
Posted By: Malcolm
Bury St. Edmunds
I need to say a huge thankyou for playing so well at Clare and Andrew’s wedding at Hengrave yesterday. We very much appreciated that you played our odd requests!! It was great to be outside for the drinks reception and I think you had to play quite loudly during the meal!!! Things got even louder later on!!
thankyou once again, Heather
Posted By: Heather
Can recommend him without reservation
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Posted By: Jon Fletcher
Phil and I would like to express our gratitude for your talents and excellent taste in music which helped our special day extra special.
Wishing you all the best.
Thank you so much, Mr and Mrs Morris x
Posted By: Sharon and Phil
His reception music suited the festive mood and continued on over dinner.
Well done Eugene and again “thank you”.
Tracey Dakin, Executive P.A. – MWUK Ltd (t/a Dimensions)
Posted By: Tracey Dakin
Posted By: Richard Cressall
Posted By: Kate & Kev Sell
We decided to book a pianist to make things perfect and we were lucky enough to find Eugene.
His music for the service and during the meal was just what they wanted.
We had many nice compliments from our guests.
If you want to add something special to any occasion we would recommend Eugene.
Posted By: Alan & Janice French
Posted By: Abigail & Justin
Wow where do we start, from the moment I walked into that ceremony room it was filled with your beautiful piano. Thank you so much. You made our day by playing beautiful songs and played perfectly. We have recommended you to everyone so hopefully you might get some bookings. It was the best decision to book you for our wedding, you was amazing and so professional. So thank you so much.
Carole and James Donald
Posted By: Carole and James Donald
Thank you for contributing to a hugely successful East End ‘knees-up’ to celebrate our Anniversary. The sing-a-long worked brilliantly and together with our guests we had fantastic fun.
Posted By: Roland
Thank you so much for your fabulous piano playing last Saturday night at our wedding.
You came to the rescue with your PA system, which meant our grandson could sing during the ceremony, with you accompanying him.
A number of people commented on the lovely tune played as my father and I walked down the aisle, and it was fun skipping back up again too.
If ever anyone wants a recommendation, please don’t hesitate to pass our details over. We would be more than happy to give our recommendations.
Thanks you again,
Anne and Terry Roberts.
Posted By: Ann Green
I would just like to say from both Hannah and myself a massive thank you for playing at our wedding last weekend! All the guests had a fantastic day and there were plenty of comments flying around about the ‘amazing band’!
And from our side we thought that the style of music was perfect for the setting and tone of the day, you all sounded brilliant and we will definitely be recommending you to family and friends for the future! You were so accommodating throughout, helping to set up additional equipment when required so that the two of us and our guests could enjoy the day!
So again a massive thank you, and please pass on our gratitude to the other members of the band!
Matthew & Hannah”The Rectory Hotel, Crudwell. August 2014
Posted By: Matthew and Hannah
Eugene played the piano at our wedding, and was excellent.
We wanted a pianist for 8 hours, far longer than most people would. We emailed several pianists, most of whom wrote back saying they wouldn’t play for that long and asking for ridiculous amounts of money to do some fraction of it.
Eugene wrote back saying it would be no problem, that he’d take breaks occasionally, and quoted a really good price.
We didn’t mind too much which music was played, so Eugene selected his own music for the occasion, a mixture of classical and popular songs, and a few Disney tunes I think.
Basically Eugene made our lives very easy, and we got lots of compliments from our guests. Recommended!
Posted By: Ano Nymous
I would just like to thank you for attending on Saturday and gracing us with some wonderful music. I have no idea how you can play so beautifully for such a long period of time – my upmost respect goes out to you!
I shall definitely add you to my key contacts for future events.
Many thanks again.
Posted By: Lucy Downing
I just wanted to say a big thank you for coming on Saturday. I know that it was actually quite busy and maybe a bit too noisy :). I was quite overwhelmed myself and didn’t get a chance to fully appreciate as I was busy hosting. However I wanted to say that we received many lovely comments from our friends and thought you played extremely well.
I will definitely recommend you for any parties or events:).
Posted By: Christine
Thanks so much for coming and being our pianist at our wedding last Friday at Halswell House.
We really liked your choice of music for the ceremony, champagne reception and breakfast.
Punctual, polite, professional and perfect for our day!
All the very best in the future,
Graham and Tracy Moss
Posted By: Graham and Tracy Moss
I have tried to phone you a couple of times, to thank you again! left you a voicemail.
We were very greatful for all your effort and the Bond themes sounded great!
Thank you also for the beautiful pictures! That is great to have as a reminder!
Hope we will meet again!
Event Project Manager James Bond 2008 – Heineken
P.O. Box 28, 1000 AA, Amsterdam
The above was sent to Eugene after he had played at a cocktail party for the sponsors of the 2008 James Bond Film “Quantum Of Solace” just prior to the premiere.
Posted By: Hilje Rogaar