Oxfordshire based cocktail Jazz pianist covering London and the South of England

Rufus Keys brings you the best in Cocktail Jazz Piano, traditional Jazz standards, Pop and Soul Classics along with interpretations modern day hits. His effortless style brings a sense of sophistication to any event - providing a brilliant backdrop to a drinks reception, black tie event or charity gala.


Having graced the keys of many 5 star hotels in the UK and the United Arab Emirates, Rufus Keys is a seasoned performer on cruise ships and keyboard player with multiple function bands. He has built up a vast repertoire of material and is quick to learn new material if requested. He has a wealth of experience playing in all different kinds of venues, including theatres, at festivals, in hotels and golf clubs and have supported world famous band, The Killers.


His piano repertoire includes pop/jazz standards, from the 1930s to the present day as well as Classical pieces and frequently updated content to reflect current trends. Covering everything from the likes of Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald to Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, Rufus Keys is the pianist for every occasion. A talented all-round musician, he has performances  aired on the likes of the BBC, Sky Movies and Sky Arts.


Based in London, but available to play at events across the UK. Rufus Keys is professional, reliable and very accommodating when it comes to the finer details of making your event extra special. Why not enquire about booking him now for your wedding, corporate event, black tie gala or ball.

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Perfect for all functions including Wedding ceremonies, dinner receptions and black tie events.

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A Fine Romance Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Billie Holiday

A Little Less Conversation / Elvis Presley
A Night In Tunisia Ella Fitzgerald / Lamberts, Hendrick, & Ross
Agua De Beber Water To Drink Astrud Gilberto / Frank Sinatra
Ain’t No Sunshine / Bill Withers
All Along The Watchtower / Jimi Hendrix
All Of Me /John Legend
All Of Me Billie Holiday / Sarah Vaughan

American Pie /Don MClean
Angels / Robbie Williams
April In Paris Sarah Vaughan / Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Autumn Leaves Sarah Vaughan / Eva Cassiday
Babylon /David Gray
Back For Good /Take That
Bad Day /Daniel Poster
Bad Moon Rising /Creedance
Billie Jean /Michael Jackson
Black And Gold /Sam Sparrow
Black Coffee Peggy Lee / Sarah Vaughan

Black Velvet / Alannah Myles
Blue Skies Ella Fitzgerald / Dinah Washington
Blue Suede Shoes / Elvis Presley

Body and Soul / Billie Holiday
Brown Eyed Girl / Van Morrison
Brown Sugar / The Rolling Stones
But Beautiful / Billie Holiday / Carmen McRae
But Not For Me Billie Holiday / Chris Connor

Can You Feel The Love Tonight / Elton John
Can’t Stop The Feeling / Justin Timberlake
Chasing Cars / Snow Patrol
Cheap Thrills / Sia
Cheek To Cheek / Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

Cloudburst Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross / Jon Hendricks
Cocaine / Eric Clapton
Come Together / The Beatles
Counting Stars / One Republic
Country Roads / John Denver

Corcovado Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars Sarah Vaughan / Astrud Gilberto
Crazy Little Thing Called Love / Queen
Creep / Radiohead
Cry Me A River Dinah Washington / Etta James

Cupid / Amy Winehouse
Dancing In The Moonlight / Toploader
December '63 / Frankie Valli
Dedicated To You Sarah Vaughan / Ella Fitzgerald
Deed I Do / Lee Wiley / Diana Krall
Desperado / The Eagles
Diamonds / Rihanna

Don't Explain / Billie Holiday / Dinah Washington
Don’t Know Why / Norah Jones
Don’t Look Back In Anger / Oasis
Don’t Stop Believing / Journey
Don’t Stop Me Now / Queen
Don’t You Want Me Baby / Human League

East of the Sun West of the Moon Lee Wiley / Diana Krall
Easy / Lionel Richie
Easy Living Billie Holiday / Sarah Vaughan

Eight Days A Week / The Beatles
Embraceable You Sarah Vaughan / Etta James

Everywhere / Fleetwood Mac
Faith / George Michael
Feel / Robbie Williams
Fever / Peggy Lee
Fine And Mellow / Billie Holiday
Fly Me To The Moon / Frank Sinatra
Forget You / Cee Lo Green
Fortunate Son / Creedence
Free Fallin / John Mayer
Get Lucky / Daft Punk
Girl from Ipanema /  Astrud Gilberto & Antonio Carlos Jobim / Eartha Kitt
God Bless The Child / Billie Holiday
Good Morning Heartache Billie Holiday / Ella Fitzgerald

Great Balls Of Fire/ Jerry Lee Lewis
Gymnopedie / Erik Satie
Hallelujah / Leonard Cohen
Handbags & Gladrags / Rod Stewart
Happy / Pharrell Williams
Have I Told You Lately / Van Morrison
Have You Ever Seen The Rain / Van Morrison
Hey Joe / Jimi Hendrix
Hey Jude / The Beatles
Hey Soul Sister / Train
Hit The Road Jack / Ray Charles
Hold On We’re Going Home / Drake
Hotel California / Eagles
Hound Dog / Elvis Presley
How High The Moon Ella Fitzgerald / June Christy
Hurt / Johnny Cash

I Get Along Without You Very Well Billie Holiday / Chet Baker
I Loves You Porgy Nina Simone / Billie Holiday

I Could Write A Book Dinah Washington / Betty Carter
I Cover The Waterfront Billie Holiday / Dinah Washington
I Feel Good / James Brown
I Need A Dollar / Aloe Blacc
I Only Have Eyes For You Mark Murphy / Frank Sinatra
I Saw Her Standing There / The Beatles
I Walk A Little Faster Blossom Dearie / Tony Bennett
I Will Survive / Gloria Gaynor
I’m A Believer / The Monkees
I’m Yours / Jason Mraz
If I Were A Bell Dinah Washington / Ella Fitzgerald
I'll Get By As Long As I Have You Billie Holiday / Peggy Lee
Imagine / John Lennon
In A Mellow Tone Ella Fitzgerald / Johnny Mathis
Ironic / Alanis Morissette
Is This Love /Bob Marley
It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing / Ernestine Anderson / Tony Bennett
I've Got You Under My Skin Dinah Washington / Frank Sinatra
Jackson /Johnny Cash
Johnny B Goode / Chuck Berry
Jolene / Dolly Parton
Just The Two Of Us / Bill Withers
Just The Way You Are / Billy Joel
Knocking On Heaven’s Door / Bob Dylan
Last Nite / The Strokes
Last Of The Mohicans Theme
Let It Be / The Beatles

Like Someone In Love Sarah Vaughan / Chet Baker
Let Me Entertain You / Robbie Williams
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Billie Holiday

Let's Do It Let's Fall in Love Eartha Kitt / Billie Holiday

Like A Rolling Stone / Bob Dylan
Lord Of The Rings Theme
Love Letters / Diana Krall / Nat King Cole
Love Me or Leave Me Billie Holiday / Nina Simone
Love Yourself  / Justin Bieber
Lovely Day / Bill Withers
Lullaby of Birdland /Sarah Vaughan
Mack The Knife / Bobby Darin
Mama Told Me Not To Come / Tom Jones
Manhattan Blossom Dearie / Stacey Kent
Mercy / Duffy
Misty / Sarah Vaughan/Billy Eckstine
Moondance / Van Morrison
Mustang Sally / The Commitments
My Favorite Things Sarah Vaughan / Tony Bennett
My Funny Valentine / Sarah Vaughan
My Girl / Temptations
My Man's Gone Now Sarah Vaughan / Nina Simone

My Man Billie Holiday / Sarah Vaughan
Night and Day Billie Holiday / Mel Torme
Poor Butterfly Sarah Vaughan / Helen Merril
Prelude To A Kiss Sarah Vaughan / June Christy
The Very Thought of You Billie Holiday / Nat King Cole
Time After Time Chet Baker / Ernestine Anderson
Twisted Annie Ross / Manhattan Transfer
Unforgettable Nat King Cole & Natalie Cole / Johnny Hartman
New York State Of Mind / Billy Joel
No Woman No Cry / Bob Marley
Oh Lady, Be Good! Ella Fitzgerald / Mel Torme
Once Upon A Summertime Blossom Dearie / Astrud Gilberto
One Love / Bob Marley
Our Love Is Here To Stay Dinah Washington / Ella Fitzgerald
Out Of Reach / Gabrielle
Peel Me A Grape Anita O'Day / Diana Krall
Perfect / Ed Sheeran
Perfect / Fairground Attraction
Piano Man / Billy Joel
Pina Colada Song / Rupert Holmes
Price Tag / Jessie J
Put Your Records On / Corinne Bailey Rae
Red Red Wine / UB40
Rehab / Amy Winehouse
Respect / Aretha Franklin
Ring Of Fire / Johnny Cash
Rock Around The Clock / Bill Haley and the Comets
Rockin' Chair Mildred Bailey / Peggy Lee
Rude / Magic
S Wonderful Sarah Vaughan / Ella Fitzgerald
Satisfaction / The Rolling Stones
Save Tonight / Eagle-Eye Cherry
Seven Nation Army / White Stripes
Shape Of You / Ed Sheeran
She Will Be Loved / Maroon 5
She’s A Lady / Tom Jones
She’s Always A Woman / Billy Joel
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay / Otis Redding
Skylark Susannah McCorkle / Ernestine Anderson
Slow Dancing In A Burning Room / John Mayer
Solitude Billie Holiday / Ella Fitzgerald
Someone Like You / Adele
Someone To Watch Over Me / Blossom Dearie
Something Cool June Christy / Carol Sloane
Something Just  Like This / Coldplay
Sophisticated Lady Ella Fitzgerald / Billy Eckstine
Sorry / Justin Bieber
Speak Low Billie Holiday / Sarah Vaughan
Stand By My / Ben E. King
Stardust Sarah Vaughan / Ella Fitzgerald

Stormy Weather Lena Horne / Dinah Washington
Straighten Up and Fly Right Nat King Cole / Natalie Cole
Strange Fruit / Billie Holiday
Stuck In The Middle With You / Stealers’ Wheel
Summer of ’69 / Bryan Adams
Summertime / Ella Fitzgerald
Sweet Caroline /Neil Diamond
Sweet Dreams / Eurythmics
Sweet Home Alabama / Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Home Chicago / Eric Clapton
Tainted Love / Soft Cell
Take the "A" Train Betty Roche / Anita O'Day T

each Me Tonight Dinah Washington / Al Jarreau

Tears In Heaven / Eric Clapton
Tell Me More, And More, And Then Some Billie Holiday / Nina Simone
Tenderly Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Sarah Vaughan
That Old Feeling Chet Baker / Billy Eckstine
The Best / Tina Turner
The End of a Love Affair / Billie Holiday
The Entertainer / Scott Joplin
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down / The Band
The Waters of March Agua De Marco Susannah McCorkle / Mark Murphy
The Weight / The Band
Them There Eyes Billie Holiday / Ella Fitzgerald
They Can't Take That Away From Me Ella Fitzgerald / Frank Sinatra
Thinking Out Loud / Ed Sheeran
This Bitter Earth Dinah Washington / Etta James

Torn / Natalie Imbruglia
Twist And Shout / The Beatles
Uptown Girl / Billy Joel
Valerie / Amy Winehouse
Violets For Your Furs Billie Holiday / Frank Sinatra

Waiting On A World To Change / John Mayer
Walking In Memphis / Marc Cohen
Waterloo Sunset / The Kinks
We Are Family / Sister Sledge
What A Difference A Day Made / Dinah Washington
What A Little Moonlight Can Do Billie Holiday / Betty Carter

What A Wonderful World / Louis Armstrong
What’s Up / 4-Non Blondes
When I’m 64 / The Beatles
When You Say Nothing At All / Ronan Keating
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow /The Shirelles
Willow Weep For Me Billie Holiday / Nina Simone
Wind Cries Mary / Jimi Hendrix
Wonderful Tonight / Eric Clapton
Wonderful World / Sam Cooke
Wonderwall / Oasis
Word Up / Cameo
Yellow / Coldplay
Yesterday / The Beatles
You Belong To Me Ella Fitzgerald / Jo Stafford

You Better Go Now Jeri Southern / Billie Holiday
You Can’t Hurry Love /The Supremes
You Don't Know What Love Is Billie Holiday / Dinah Washington
You Go To My Head Billie Holiday / Frank Sinatra
You Really Got Me / The Kinks
You To Me Are Everything / Gerry And The Pacemakers
You’ve Got A Friend In Me / Randy Newman
You’ve Got The Love / Florence And The Machine
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To Helen Merrill / Ella Fitzgerald

You'll Have To Swing It Mr. Paganini Ella Fitzgerald / Dee Dee Bridgewater
Your Song /Elton John
You've Changed /Billie Holiday


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