David Raleigh Music Entertainment

Piano from New York City, NY - Will travel up to 100 miles

$200 - $350 per hour
David Raleigh is a singer, songwriter and piano player. Available to play instrumental solo piano, solo piano/vocal, piano/bass duo, piano/bass/sax trio, piano/bass/sax/drums, quartet. David's style is romantic, classic and sophisticated. He prefers to play a piano or keyboard supplied by the venue or the client. If he must bring a keyboard, applicable charges will be incurred.

On the surface, David Raleigh exudes a romantic youthfulness with his impeccable piano/vocal prowess. Look a little deeper and it's clear that this New York City local, lauded by Time Out Magazine as the 'Nat King Cole' for a new generation, has the 'old soul' songwriting sensibilities of some of the greatest performers of our time.

Originally born in Rochester, New York, David Raleigh grew up in Seattle, Washington on a stable diet of pop/rock and gospel music. Discovered as a teen, David's first record 'Totally Psyched' sent him on the road touring the country at an early age. Later basing himself in New York City, David released his highly acclaimed second album, 'Never Alone.' His music has been featured numerous times on the big screen. His sophomore album,'Beginning Again,' (2010) boasted a lead single that joined VH1's general playlist and spent 10 consecutive weeks in Logo (MTV)'s top ten.

While many artists would dream of a successful career in any one genre, David Raleigh is a bon vivant that combines the best of both worlds, and his heartfelt music continues to cross musical boundaries and transport the listener to a timeless era of music and passion.

Engagement Party

Overall Talent

David is a delight! Talented and personable, he played throughout the evening and added enormously to the success of our party. His instrumentals were perfect background for conversation and mingling and his vocals were beautiful. David was attentive at all times to the mood of the room and to the musical tastes of the guests. He arrived an hour before the start of the party to make certain that he would be set up and ready to play when the event began. It was a pleasure working with this very professional musician and kind man; I hope to have the good fortune to book his services again!

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David Raleigh Music Entertainment’s Response:

Brenda! Thank you SO much for your awesome review! I'm so happy everything worked out for Zara and Jordan. It was a lovely event and I was grateful to have a part in such a wonderful evening. You have quite a few music lovers in your families and social circle! Jordan's father also commented on how much he enjoyed it. Such and honor. Thank you for choosing me for such a special family night. Please keep in touch! I've added you to my email list, so you will know the next time I perform in concert, I'd love to have you in the audience. All the best to you both. I can't even imagine the loooong nap the two of you are going to take after marrying off T



Overall Talent

David was booked months before the show. He always kept in touch with me and always answered my questions promptly. This was a very early in the morning gig and he was ready, willing and did an excellent job. I highly recommend David. He is very kind and adaptable.

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David Raleigh Music Entertainment’s Response:

Thank you SO much Ellen! Very much appreciated. I was disappointed not to have the opportunity to meet you in person, but I did enjoy working with you up until the event. I hope you are back on your feet again after your accident, and that it didn't ruin your holiday season. All the best for a wonderful new year, and if I can be of any assistance musically to you again, please don't hesitate to get in touch with me. Sincerely grateful, David


Birthday Party (Adult)

Overall Talent

David played at our cocktail party. He is an incredibly talented and versatile musician who plays a range of styles of music beautifully and with ease. He played background music but also took requests and sang with our guests. He read the crowd just right and helped make our evening elegant and fun. He is a consummate professional from playlist to attire to arrival time. He really loves what he does and his joy and passion shine through. He is a gem and made our evening a huge success. We can't say enough!! Thank you, David!

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Engagement Party
Manhattan, NY
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
New York City, NY
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Birthday Party (Adult)
Centereach, NY
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1. When I fall in Love
Various Artists
2. Aiin’t Misbehavin
Fats Waller
3. Alright
4. All of Me
Frank Sinatra
5. All The Way
Frank Sinatra
6. Almost Like Falling In Love
Various Artists
7. Anything Goes
Patti Lupone
8. As Time Goes By
Tony Bennett
9. At Last (instrumental)
Etta James
10. Autumn Leaves
Various Artists
11. Beginning To See The Light
Various Artists
12. Bewitched
Bothered And Bewildered
13. Beyond the Sea
Bobby Darin
14. Blame It On My Youth (instrumental)
Chuck Baker
15. Blue Moon
Various Artists
16. But Beautiful
Chuck Baker
17. But Not For Me
Various Artists
18. Bye Bye Blackbird (instrumental)
Various Artists
19. Cabaret
Liza Minelli
20. Can’t Help Lovin That Man Of Mine/Oh My Man
Billie Holiday
21. Chatanooga Choo Choo
Duke Ellington
22. Cheek to Cheek
Frank Sinatra
23. Close To You
The Carpenters
24. Daniel/Yellow Brick Road/Goodbye Norma Jean (inst)
Elton John
25. Desperado
The Eagles
26. Do You Wanna Dance (instrumental)
Bette Midler
27. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Various Artists
28. Embraceable You
Ella Fitzgerald
29. Fly Me To The Moon
Tony Bennett
30. For Once In My Life
Stevie Wonder
31. Georgia
Ray Charles
32. God Bless The Child
Billy Holiday
33. Green Dolphin Street (instrumental)
Various Artists
34. Hit The Road Jack
Ray Charles
36. I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Various Artists
37. I Can’t Make You Love Me
Bonnie Rait
38. If You Don’t Know Me By Now
Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes
39. I Get A Kick Out Of You
Frank Sinatra
40. I’ll Never Fall In Love Again
Dionne Warwick
41. I’ve Got A Crush On You
Linda Ronstadt
42. I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Frank Sinatra
43. It Had To Be You
Various Artists
44. I Left My Heart In San Francisco
Tony Bennett
45. I Love You For Sentimental Reasons
Nat King Cole
46. It’s Only A Paper Moon
Nat King Cole
47. Just The Way You Are
Billy Joel
48. Killing Me Softly (instrumental)
Roberta Flack
49. L-O-V-E
Nat King Cole
50. Let’s Fall In Love
Various Artists
51. Let’s Stay Together
Al Green
52. Makin Whoopee
Various Artists
53. Masquerade
George Benson
54. Me And Mrs Jones
Billy Paul
55. Misty
Various Artists
56. Moon River
Tony Bennett
57. More/More Than You Know/The More I See You
Various Artists
58. My Baby Just Cares For Me
Nina Simone
59. My Foolish Heart
Chuck Baker
60. My Funny Valentine
Various Artists
61. My One And Only Love
Various Artists
62. My Romance/Betcha By Golly Wow
Various Artists/The Stylistics
63. Never My Love
The Association
64. Night and Day
Frank Sinatra
65. A Nightingale Sang In Berkely Square (instrumental)
Mel Torme
66. Oh Girl
Paul Young
67. Oh What A Beautiful Morning (instrumental)
Various Artists
68. On The Street Where You Live (instrumental)
Various Artists
69. Orange Colored Sky
Nat King Cole
71. Over The Rainbow
Judy Garland
73. Ribbon In The Sky
Stevie Wonder
74. Route 66
Nat King Cole
77. Scotch And Soda
Various Artists
78. Since I Fell For You
Various Artists
81. Something (instrumental)
The Beatles
84. Stormy Weather
Lena Horne
85. Straighten Up And Fly Right
Nat King Cole
86. Summertime
Various Artists
R&B Singer
Pop Singer
Jazz Piano
Cabaret Piano
Wedding Singer
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Happy Hours
Bachelorette Parties
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Bachelor Parties
Halloween Parties
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Please note David Raleigh Music Entertainment will also travel to Long Island City, Brooklyn, North Bergen, Bronx, West New York, Union City, Weehawken, Flushing, Fairview, Edgewater, Hoboken, Jersey City, Ridgefield, Cliffside Park, Palisades Park, Fort Lee, Secaucus, Ridgefield Park, Leonia, Englewood Cliffs.
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