Ruth Austen

“The Ruth Austen Ensemble were absolutely terrific and provided exactly the right music and ambience. They were a pleasure to have at the party” - Private party in Surrey


  1. Female pianist/vocalist with a beautifully rich, warm voice
  2. Laid back jazz (eg Nina Simone, Diana Krall, Rat Pack) and contemporary ballads (eg Adele, Katie Melua, Eva Cassidy)
  3. Provides her own keyboard and PA
  4. You choose the line-up: solo (piano/vocals), duo (Ruth & sax), trio (Ruth, sax & double bass), quartet (adding guitar or drums) or quintet (with guitar AND drums)
  5. Venues range from Penshurst Place, Kent to Su Golgone in Sardinia! Other venues include The Ritz, London W1; Elmore Court, Gloucestershire; Magdalene College, Cambridge and Quaglino’s, London SW1.

repertoire samples

  1. Guest ArtistsCheek to cheek
  2. Guest ArtistsDream a little dream of me
  3. Guest ArtistsMake you feel my love
  4. Guest ArtistsMy baby just cares for me
  5. Guest ArtistsS’wonderful
  6. Guest ArtistsThey can’t take that away from me
  7. A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square
  8. As time goes by
  1. At last
  2. Bleeding love
  3. Blue moon
  4. Bridge over troubled water
  5. Chasing cars
  6. Closest thing to crazy
  7. Come away with me
  8. Come fly with me
  9. Easy (like Sunday morning)
  10. Embraceable you
  11. Every time we say goodbye
  12. Everything
  13. Fields of gold
  14. Fly me to the moon
  15. Get here
  16. Girl from Ipanema
  17. Halo
  18. Have I told you lately
  19. Here comes the sun
  20. Here, there and everywhere
  21. Honeysuckle rose
  22. I love being here with you
  23. I’ve got the world on a string
  24. I’ve got you under my skin
  25. Is you is or is you ain’t my baby?
  26. It had to be you
  27. Just the way you are
  28. Killing me softly
  29. Let there be love
  30. Let’s face the music and dance
  31. Look of love
  32. Mercy
  33. Moondance
  34. My funny valentine
  35. Natural woman
  36. Night and day
  37. Over the rainbow
  38. Son of a preacher man
  39. Stormy weather
  40. The very thought of you
  41. The way you look tonight
  42. Use somebody
  43. What a difference day makes
  44. What a wonderful world
  45. When I fall in love
  46. You are the sunshine of my life
  47. You go to my head
  48. You make me feel so young
  49. You raise me up
  50. You’re beautiful
  51. You've got a friend

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