Emmanuel Waldron is a London born award-winning pianist and international jazz music artist who has played for Her Majesty The Queen & HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, HRH The Prince Of Wales & the Duchess Of Cornwall, the London Mayor, the Queen Of Jordan, the Pope and other global dignitaries.
Emmanuel has worked with and/or shared the stage with the likes of The Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani, Karen Gibson & The Kingdom Choir, Annie Lennox, London Community Gospel Choir, Ruby Turner, David & Carrie Grant, Ronan Keating, Courtney Pine, Pixie Lott, Alfie Boe, Beverley Knight, Jools Holland, Steve Brookstein (world’s 1st X-Factor winner), The Philharmonia Orchestra, soul singer Kenny Thomas and many other music artists. He had the pleasure of performing impromptu on stage with the late George Duke at the Jazz Cafe, London and also with jazz great Don Grusin. His music has taken him to the USA, Jordan, Dubai, Trinidad and Tobago, Slovakia, Russia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Jersey, Scandinavia and across the majority of the European continent!
He was the band leader for the musical ‘Simply Heavenly’, which won several awards and was nominated for ‘Outstanding Musical’ at the Laurence Olivier Awards in 2005. He was also the pianist at the Shakespeare’s Globe’s hit show ‘The Frontline’ in 2008 and 2009.
Emmanuel recently produced the soundtrack of ‘Grease’ for Horsens Musical Theatre Company, Denmark for their version of the iconic musical and has even recorded for Bollywood projects!
As a recording & performing artist, Emmanuel released his self-produced 8th album “Summer Chilled Piano – The Piano-Led Project” in July 2022.
Emmanuel is currently based in Norway and has set up his own music school and music services company. There he teaches and conducts piano/keyboard and band workshops for beginners to advanced level musicians and he also provides music services which include online teaching, creating backing tracks, mentoring, help & advice globally!
Emmanuel is on the Jury Panel for Best Film Score.