The Riveras, professional London covers and Latin band ideal for parties, events. Wide range of well-known songs performed beautifully by 4 experienced musicians
...The music was excellent, and really made the occasion - it contributed amazingly to the ambience of the dinner...
...His repertoire is wide-ranging and I would gladly recommended him to anyone looking at using his services...
...Huw is a popular choice, we often receive enquiries regarding his availability...
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The Riveras are a professional four-piece covers band based in London. They play a variety of soul, jazz and Latin classics. They are smart and punctual, and can provide their own amplification system. All their equipment is PAT tested, and they have Public Liability Insurance.
Huw Price is the singer and guitarist. He comes from Wales… He has worked as a resident musician in top London venues such as the Trafalgar Square Hilton, the Dogstar, Gaucho Hampstead, Number Ten Ladbroke Grove, River Lounge, Eight Members Club, La Gondola in Battersea, the Guoman Hotel Tower Bridge, and Revolution in the city. He has also worked as a writer / vocalist with Brit soul band Spengler [Bermuda Triangle Records], whose releases have been played on Choice FM and Kiss and praised as ‘future classics’.
David Alvarez is the bassist. He comes from Spain… He has toured Europe as the bassist in the fusion band Kerr as well as playing in numerous other projects. He has composed and recorded music for TV, and is an accomplished sound recordist.
Tim Nugent is the drummer. He comes from England… A graduate of London’s Trinity School of Music, he is now an in-demand session musician, playing with countless acts in studio sessions. He also gigs heavily with his own function band and plays in the house band at Greenwich Comedy Club.
Max Grunhard is the saxophonist. He comes from Australia… He has been living in London for the past 5 years and has played with some of the best musicians around: Prince, Nostalgia 77, Osibisa, Spanky Wilson and Quantic Soul Orchestra to name but a few. His new album of original jazz compositions’ Vortex’ is out now on Impossible Ark Records.
The Riveras can provide live acoustic entertainment at weddings, private parties, corporate events, night clubs, hotels and festivals.
Stand by Me (Ben E King) * Summertime (Ella Fitzgerald + Louis Armstrong) * Georgia On My Mind (Ray Charles) * Insensatez (Antonio Carlos Jobim) * Let’s Stay Together (Al Green) * Caravan (Duke Ellington) * Respect (Aretha Franklin) * Is This Love? (Bob Marley) * The Wind Cries Mary (Jimi Hendrix) * Can’t Hide Love (Creative Source) * Sign Your Name Across My Heart (Terence Trent D’Arby) * Footsteps on the Dancefloor (Womack + Womack) * I Put A Spell On You (Nina Simone) * Girl from Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim) * Under My Skin (Frank Sinatra) * Dock Of The Bay (Otis Redding) * Brown Sugar (D’Angelo) * In a Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington) * Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Antonio Carlos Jobim) * When A Man Loves A Woman (Wilson Pickett) * Nature Boy (Nat King Cole) * Blackbird (The Beatles) * Redemption Song (Bob Marley) * Master Blaster/Jammin’ (Stevie Wonder) * Music to Watch Girls By (Andy Williams) * Come in Out of the Rain (Parliament) * Bamboleo (Gypsy Kings) * Unchained Melody (Righteous Brothers) * Lonesome Road (Madeleine Peyroux) * As (Stevie Wonder) * Somewhere over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen / Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole) * Trouble (Ray Lamontagne) * Embraceable You (The Gershwins / Nat King Cole) * The Night Time is the Right Time (Ray Charles) * I Heard it Through the Grapevine (Marvin Gaye) * Fly Me To the Moon (Frank Sinatra / Astrud Gilberto) * Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben / Sergio Mendez) * How Sweet It Is To be Loved by You (Marvin Gaye) * Wave (Antonio Carlos Jobim) * Superstition (Stevie Wonder) * It’s a Man’s Man’s World (James Brown) * Lately (Stevie Wonder) * Falling (Alicia Keys) * Shackles / Praise You (Mary Mary) * Chan Chan (Buena Vista Social Club) * Yesterday (The Beatles) * Agua de Beber (Antonio Carlos Jobim) * Feelin’ Good (Nina Simone) * Higher & Higher (Jackie Wilson) * Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles) * Poder de Criacao (Joao Noguiera) * The Look of Love (Burt Bacharach / Dionne Warwick) * All I Need To Get By (Marvin Gaye + Tammi Terrell) * One Note Samba (Antonio Carlos Jobim) * Everything is Everything (Lauren Hill) * Kiss (Prince) * Yellow Moon (The Neville Brothers) * Love Me Or Leave Me (Nina Simone) * Triste (Antonio Carlos Jobim) * Killing me Softly (Roberta Flack / The Fugees) * Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder) * Space Oddity (David Bowie) * So Much Trouble in the World (Bob Marley) * These Arms Of Mine (Otis Redding) * Berimbeu (Powell / De Moraes) * Soul Man (Sam and Dave) * Sunny Afternoon (The Kinks) * Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers) * Angel Eyes (Tony Bennett) * Think (James Brown) * Fever (Peggy Lee) * Don’t Let it Bring You Down (Neil Young) * Jesse (Mother Earth) * Jumpin’ Jack Flash (The Rolling Stones) * Like a Star (Corinne Bailey Rae) * Disritmia (Martinho da Vila) * Wonderwall (Oasis) * Spanish Joint (D’Angelo) * Moon River (Frank Sinatra) * Chega de Saudade (Antonio Carlos Jobim) * Hoochie Coochie Man (Muddy Waters) * Come Together (The Beatles) * As Rosas Nao Falam (Cartola) * Don’t let me down (The Beatles) * Soul Divine (Amp Fiddler) * Oh! Darling (The Beatles) * Tell It Like It Is (The Neville Brothers) * Desafinado (Antonio Carlos Jobim) * Crosstown Traffic (Jimi Hendrix) * Heart’s Desire (Don Blackman) * That’s the Way Love Is (Marvin Gaye) * Unchain My Heart (Ray Charles) * Right on For the Darkness (Curtis Mayfield) * Hercules (Aaron Neville) * As if You Read My Mind (Stevie Wonder) * Walk on By (Burt Bacharach) * Velha Infancia (Tribalistas) * Wild Wood (Paul Weller) * I Believe I Can Fly (R Kelly) * My Girl (Otis Redding) * I get the Sweetest Feeling (Jackie Wilson) * Lean On Me (Bill Withers) * Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon and Garfunkel) * Crazy (Gnarls Barkley) *