Mike Bell

Mike Bell

BandJazzClassical

A Versatile pianist playing fresh arrangements of 50s-90s Pop/Rock Hits, Jazz Standards, Classical Repertoire and his own unique compositions, with a Soulful voice that blends Mike Patton and Freddie Mercury...

Biography

A born entertainer, Mike has been playing piano and singing since the age of 5. His showmanship and unique arrangements of popular standards have given him a knack for winning over crowds.

As a professional pianist/vocalist Mike is available for weddings, parties, special events, accompaniment and recording sessions.

As an ensemble performer, he performs regularly with celtic-gypsy-jazz group The Whiskeydicks and progressive-rock-fusion group The Living, and has performed and recorded with Warren Flandez, Cris Derksen, Whyte Hott and Pearl Jig.

As a composer, his works have been performed by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, The Turning Point Ensemble, The Ad Mare Wind Quintet, The UBC Guitar Quartet, The Living, Cris Derksen, Whyte Hott and himself.

Mike obtained his Degree in Music Composition from The University of British Columbia as well as his Performer's ARCT from The Royal Conservatory of Music.

Discography

The Living - The Sin EP (EP) 2007
Whyte Hott (EP) 2006
Kingz of Sleez - Bloody Elle (EP) 2005
The XXX-mas Compilation (EP) 2004
The Whiskeydicks - I May Be Wasted (LP) 2003

Set List

ORIGINALS
Water Child
Marionette
Don’t Waste your 11:11’s on me
Mirror Face
Killing Yourself to Love
Tongue and Toxins

50's and 60's
Alley Cat
A Hard Day's Night
Can't Buy Me Love
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
Crazy
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue
Eleanor Rigby
Hey Jude
I Saw her Standing There
Linus and Lucy
Look of Love
Lucy in the sky with diamonds
Rhiannon
Sweet Caroline
Tequila
Twist and Shout
Unchained Melody
Volare
Yesterday

70's and 80's
Bohemian Rhapsody
Copacobana
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Hotel California
Inside & Out
Just a Gigolo
Just the Way You Are
Lady in Red
Light my Fire
Let it Be
Living on a Prayer
Piano Man
Rhiannon
Rocket Man
Rockin Robin
Roxanne
Tiny Dancer
We are the Champions
Whiskey Bar
White Room

90's and 00's
Creep
Don't Look back in Anger
More than Words
Time is Running Out
Toxic
Wicked Game

LATIN
Bamboleo
Besame Mucho
Djobi Djoba
El Choclo
La Cumparsita
Milonga del Angel
Nocturna
One