KEN MURDOCH

KEN MURDOCH

PIANO MAN

SUNBURY, MELBOURNE, VIC, Australia
Ken murdoch-melbournes premier piano man- played all top venues for last 25 years. Still working 3-4 nights a week. A must for corporate event scheduling. Plays wide selection of 300 songs from 70s 80s 90s will bring own grand piano (shell with elec.kybd-looks just like real grand piano) perfect for marquee entertainment or pre- showtime entertainment. Involves audience in show - including dressing them up( if requested) has duelling piano show with drummer and renowned comedian marty fields (2 grand pianos supplied) promo dvds for both shows available on request.
 
Australia’s finest pianoman, now in his 30th year of entertainment continues to delight audiences across Australia.
 
With a 300+ songlist and a passion for performing Ken is perfect for any function.
 
At all of Ken’s engagements we provide a grand piano shell at no extra expense.
Imagine having a grand piano at your next event!!!!!(Perfect for marquees,ballrooms and even your home!)
 
Lots of audience participation and humour makes Ken the perfect choice for your next special night.
 
Ken has been playing professionally since the age of 17. Originally starting as guitarist to John Farnham, Ken went onto form Australian rock band TASTE having four top twenty hits. Regulars on COUNTDOWN Taste went on to tour with SWEET,SUZI QUATRO and QUEEN.
 
In the 80s Ken became a sort after pianoman playing all major venues throughout Australia.
 
In the early 90s he then joined show band THE ECHOES (Formerly the BLUE ECHOES)playing keyboards, guitar and vocals. They toured Australia consistently, playing all major casinos, RSLs and corporate venues to large crowds. Comedy was a major part in the Echoes act, of which Ken was a large contributor.
 
Back behind the piano in the 90s saw Ken play Japan,New Calidonia and Indonesia .
wrote the soundtrack to accompany the Australian Tennis Open to be broadcast around 30 countries around the world
Corporate clients include Coca-cola ,Cadburys, Harvest USA, Hawthorn Football club, Australian Kidney Foundation ball,video EZY awards and many more.
 
National TV appearances include “David and Kim morning show”, “Countdown” “ Bandstand” “Hey Hey it’s Saturday” “Bert Newtons GMA” “Denise and Ernie” and “IMT”
 
Was the Sth. Pacific Song contest winner with “The Loving Kind” beating 80 other countries.
 
Toured New South Wales with Cotton, Keays and Morris as keyboard player in 2001
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Supervised all music for 2002 Equestrian Grand Event, which played to over 10,000 people.
 
Completed music for the 2003-04 advertising campaign for YAKKA Australia.
 
Spent two years as leading pianoman for HOWL AT THE MOON Australia alongside Marty Fields. Formed PIANOMANIA dueling piano corporate show with Marty in 2007.
 
Is in demand in Whitsunday Islands as leading corporate entertainer, often working with Beven Addinsall and Australian Idol's Natalie Gauci.
 
Was selected for top ten best ROCK songwriter in JOHN LENNON SONGWRITER AWARD 2007 for “Rock is Dead” (Taste) Was selected in top ten best ballad competition for APRA 2007 for “Breathe”(Taste)
Signed USA and Japan Publishing deal for songwriting
 
His song"BREATHE" written for his brother was  taken as theme for Cancer Council Australia.
 
Ken continues to work throughout Australia playing all major casinos and clubs
 
CLUB KENNY
        
Then CLUB KENNY is the perfect trio for your next function. State of the art ROLAND electric drums,guitars and keyboards provide the backdrop for this  very funny trio with lots of focus on audience participation. IMAGINE your guests getting dressed up as the Village People!! Or a dance competition of all the greatest 60’s dances. EVEN two of your clients up onstage singing along to ABBA. All this plus lots of 80s music,singalong and dancing make CLUB KENNY the ideal choice!!!!
 
SONGLISTS
  • MAMMA MIA
  • WATERLOO
  • LONG WAY TO THE TOP
  • JUST THE WAY YOU ARE
  • MY LIFE
  • PIANO MAN
  • UPTOWN GIRL
  • YOU MAY BE RIGHT
  • ALL THE SMALL THINGS
  • LOVE REALLY HURTS
  • SWEET HOME ALABAMA
  • SWEET HOME CHICAGO
  • SHAKE YOUR TAIL FEATHER
  • BUFFALO SOLDIER
  • JAMMIN’
  • IS THIS LOVE
  • LIVING ON A PRAYER
  • DANCING IN THE DARK
  • HUNGRY HEART
  • SUMMER OF 69
  • LETS STICK TOGETHER
  • OH BOY
  • VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR
  • AMAZING
  • HELP ME RHONDA
  • CANT TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU
  • FATHER AND SON
  • BAD MOON RISING
  • BELIEVE
  • SATURDAY IN THE PARK
  • RUN TO PARADISE
  • HOT HOT HOT
  • TEENAGE WEDDING
  • JOHNNY B GOODE
  • CHEAP WINE
  • CHOIR GIRL
  • FLAME TREES
  • KHE SAHN
  • FOREVER NOW
  • YELLOW
  • VIVA LA VIVA
  • COME BACK AGAIN
  • EAGLE ROCK
  • BETTER BE HOME SOON
  • DONT DREAM ITS OVER
  • SOMETHING SO STRONG
  • GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN
  • AMERICAN PIE
  • AM I EVER GOING TO SEE YOUR FACE
  • WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN
  • COPACABANA
  • WISH YOU WELL
  • COME FLY WITH ME
  • FLY ME TO THE MOON
  • IT HAD TO BE YOU
  • LADY IS A TRAMP
  • GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN
  • BIG YELLOW TAXI
  • SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL
  • YOU WERENT IN LOVE WITH ME
  • REBEL YELL
  • WHITE WEDDING
  • A HARD DAYS NIGHT
  • ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE
  • CANT BUY ME LOVE
  • COME TOGETHER
  • GET BACK
  • HERE COMES THE SUN
  • HEY JUDE
  • LET IT BE
  • LOVE ME DO
  • OBLA DI
  • OH DARLING
  • TWIST AND SHOUT
  • I SAW HER STANDING THERE
  • TO LOVE SOMEBODY
  • STEAL MY KISSES
  • CATCH MY DISEASE
  • SMOOTH
  • HOWZAT
  • TAINTED LOVE
  • ROCKING ALL OVER THE WORLD
  • STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU
  • BORN TO BE WILD
  • THE JOKER
  • FIELDS OF GOLD
  • ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK
  • STUCK ON YOU
  • THATS AMORE
  • I WANT THAT MAN
  • KNOCK ON WOOD
  • I JUST CANT GET ENOUGH
  • RUNAWAY
  • WANDERER
  • WALK OF LIFE
  • TWISTING BY THE POOL
  • DRIFT AWAY
  • DOCK OF THE BAY
  • I JUST HAVENT MET YOU YET
  • DONT YOU WANT ME BABY?
  • LONG TRAIN RUNNING
  • APRIL SUN  IN CUBA
  • RAIN
  • SON OF A PREACHER
  • HOTEL CALIFORNIA
  • LYING EYES
  • TAKE IT EASY
  • EASY
  • SEPTEMBER
  • LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU
  • IM STILL STANDING
  • CANDLE IN THE WIND
  • CROCODILE ROCK
  • DONT GO BREAKING MY HEART
  • TINY DANCER
  • I GUESS THATS WHY THEY CALL IT THE
  • BLUES
  • SONG FOR GUY
  • ALL SHOOK UP
  • BLUE SUEDE SHOES
  • SEX ON FIRE
  • BURNING LOVE
  • CANT HELP FALLING IN LOVE
  • A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION
  • VIVA LOS VEGAS
  • WONDER OF YOU
  • OLIVERS ARMY
  • HERO
  • EVERYTIME YOU WALK IN THE ROOM
  • EYE OF THE TIGER
  • DONT STOP
  • DONT STOP BELIEVING
  • FOOTLOOSE
  • BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP
  • MY WAY
  • NEW YORK NEW YORK
  • WALKIN BY MYSELF
  • WALKING IN MEMPHIS
  • FAITH
  • WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GOGO
  • GEORGIA
  • THE HEAT IS ON
  • I WILL SURVIVE
  • GREASED LIGHTNING
  • SUMMER NIGHTS
  • YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT
  • GREAT BALLS OF FIRE
  • TIME OF YOUR LIFE
  • I JUST WHISPERED YOUR NAME
  • HEAVEN
  • HEY BABY
  • HOLY GRAIL
  • I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE
  • I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU
  • I STILL CALL AUSTRALIA HOME
  • NEVER TEAR US APART
  • FAME
  • LOVE IS ALL AROUND
  • IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH U
  • ITS RAINING MEN
  • CENTREFOLD
  • REET PETITE
  • JAILHOUSE ROCK
  • I FEEL GOOD
  • FIRE AND RAIN
  • HOW SWEET IT IS
  • LETS GET LOUD
  • WHOLE LOTTA SHAKING
  • BAD LEROY BROWN
  • WORKING CLASS MAN
  • YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HAT ON
  • IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM
  • CHERRY BOMB
  • HURTS SO GOOD
  • EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD
  • TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME
  • DEC 63
  • ITS NOT UNUSUAL
  • DELILAH
  • SEX BOMB
  • STREETS HAVE NO NAME
  • ONE
  • RED RED WINE
  • UNCHAINED MELODY
  • UNDER THE BOARDWALK
  • MY LIFE
  • JACK AND DIANNE
  • THANK GOD IM A COUNTRY BOY
  • YOU’RE THE VOICE
  • IMAGINE
  • STAND BY ME
  • LOVE IS IN THE AIR
  • THATS THE WAY I LIKE IT
  • GIVE IT UP
  • THE GAMBLER
  • LOLA
  • LEAN ON ME
  • BEHIND BLUE EYES
  • ALL NIGHT LONG
  • SHOUT
  • MOVING ON UP
  • MAMBO NO.5
  • BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYS
  • IF YOUR GONE
  • DOWNUMDER
  • HOME
  • SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME
  • SWAY
  • THE MORE I SEE YOU
  • BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE
  • BLACK AND WHITE
  • IM A BELIEVER
  • DAYDREAM BELIEVER
  • WHAT ABOUT ME
  • MUSTANG SALLY
  • I GOTTA A FEELING
  • CHERRY
  • CRUNCHY GRANOLA
  • SWEET CAROLINE
  • DONT KNOW WHY
  • WONDERWALL
  • CHAMPAGNE SUPERNOVA
  • OH CAROL
  • ON THE PROWL
  • BORN TO BE ALIVE
  • I THINK I LOVE YOU
  • TO HER DOOR
  • DUMB THINGS
  • BETTER MAN
  • RIO
  • BABY I LOVE YOUR WAY
  • AGAINST ALL ODDS
  • SOMETHING HAPPENED ON THE WAY
  • TO HEAVEN
  • IN THE AIR TONIGHT
  • PINA COLADA
  • PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC WHITE BOY
  • LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU
  • EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC
  • MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE
  • PRETTY VEGAS
  • 500 MILES
  • IM ON MY WAY
  • WHITER SHADE OF PALE
  • CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LVE
  • I WANT TO BREAK FREE
  • SOME GIRLS
  • LA BAMBA
  • JESSIES GIRL
  • SHEBANGS
  • YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVING FEELING
  • HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES
  • ROCK  DJ
  • SHES THE ONE
  • ANGELS
  • MR BOJANGLES
  • BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU
  • SIMPLY IRRISITABLE
  • TEDDY BEAR
  • TIMEWARP
  • HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY
  • MOONDANCE
  • MY GIRL
  • HOTLEGS
  • TONIGHTS THE NIGHT
  • THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT
  • LIFE IS A ROLLERCOASTER
  • START ME UP
  • HONKY TONK WOMAN
  • WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU
  • CRYING
  • PRETTY WOMAN
  • YOU GOT IT
  • BRIGHT SIDE OF THE RD
  • BROWN EYED GIRL
  • 1000 MILES
  • YMCA
  • BLISTER IN THE SUN
  • WALKING ON SUNSHINE
  • ZORBA
  • CHICKEN DANCE
  • THE SCIENTIST
  • CHASING CARS
  • IM YOURS
  • SHES SO HIGH
 
CLUB KENNY
 
  • CANT TAKE MY EYES OF YOU
  • HOT HOT HOT
  • LYING EYES
  • WE ARE FAMILY
  • MAMBO NO 5
  • VILLAGE PEOPLE MEDLEY
  • FUNKY TOWN
  • JESSIES GIRL
  • WATERLOO
  • I GOTTA FEELING
  • BLISTER IN THE SUN
  • LIVING ON A PRAYER
  • SUMMER OF 69
  • RAIN
  • TIMEWARP
  • SUMMER NIGHTS
  • SEPTEMBER
  • I WANT THAT MAN
  • LETS GET THIS PARTY STARTED
  • LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU
  • MY GIRL
  • LEAVING ON A JETPLANE(REGGAE)
  • HAVENT MET YOU YET
  • SOME GIRLS
  • CELEBRATION
  • SHAKE YOUR TAILFEATHER
  • VENUS
  • VIDEO KILLED THE RADIOSTAR
  • EAGLE ROCK
  • VIVA LAS VEGAS
  • DONT STOP
  • YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT
  • DONT STOP BELIEVING
  • LETS GET LOUD
  • SEX ON FIRE
  • I WILL SURVIVE
  • THATS THE WAY I LIKE IT
  • ALL NIGHT LONG
  • CRAZY LITTLE THIING CALLED LOVE
  • POKER FACE
  • DAYTRIPPER./YESTERDAYS HERO
  • BLACK OR WHITE
  • BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE
  • GREAT BALLS OF FIRE
 


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