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Ken Murdoch Solo
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Ken Murdoch is Australia’s finest piano man, and is in great demand for Australian Corporate Entertainment. With every show he supplies a grand piano (Melbourne only) adding to the atmosphere and class of your event.  Ken is currently enjoying a successful career, playing weekly at some of Melbourne's most prestigious Piano Bars. He's a major entertainer in Victoria's Corporate World, and in demand for Private Functions and Wedding Entertainment. Interspersed with comedy and audience involvement, his friendly persona and warm humour has a way of making audiences feel at ease and his 300 plus song list will keep your clients dancing all night. 

Corporate clients include Telstra, Coca-cola, Cadburys, Harvest USA, Hawthorn Football Club, Australian Kidney Foundation ball, Queensland’s Club Owners Awards night and many more. 

National TV appearances include: Countdown, Bandstand, Hey Hey It’s Saturday, Bert Newton’s GMA, Denise and Ernie, IMT, Wrokdown with Wendy Stapleton 

Testimonials 

"Ken performed at our annual ball and provided a great nights entertainment. His choice of music was just right and he made sure everyone, (all ages) were catered for, I would not hesitate to recommend him in the future". 
 - Janice Warren (Telstra) 

"I am so glad that I found you ...your entertainment and choice of music really did make my night "one to remember" ...thank you for being part of my celebration ...oh what a night!" 
- Bronwyn (Wedding) 

“I use Ken regularly every month. The crowd love him and he always gives 110%.
Mez Wood (RSVP Funtions Organiser) 

A little history… 

Ken started playing guitar for John Farnham in the mid 70s. He then went on to form 70s hit makers Taste writing all their material including 4 top 20 singles and 2 top twenty national albums, working to crowds as large as 13,000. Taste was asked by Brit-rock legends Queen to tour America as support. “Boys will be Boys” (written by Ken} was played before all Queen dates in USA. 

Embarking on a successful piano bar career in the 80s Ken played all major nightclubs and venues across Victoria and interstate playing to large audiences. Played Indonesia, New Caledonia and Japan. 

In the early 90s Ken then joined show band The Echoes (Formerly - The Blue Echoes) playing keyboards, guitar and vocals. They toured consistently, performing at major Casinos, RSL’s and Corporate venues across Australia to large crowds. Comedy was a major part in the Echoes act, of which Ken was a large contributor. 

Other Projects 

South Pacific Song contest winner with “The Loving Kind”, beating 80 other countries. 
Ken toured New South Wales with Cotton, Keays and Morris as keyboard player in 2001. 
Ken supervised all music for 2002 Equestrian Grand Event, which played to over 10,000 people. 
Ken wrote the soundtrack to accompany the Australian Tennis Open to be broadcast around 30 countries around the world. 
Completed music for the 2003-04 advertising campaign for YAKKA Australia. 
Spent two years as leading piano man for Howl at the Moon Australia, alongside Marty Fields. Formed Pianomania which is a dueling piano Corporate Show with Marty in 2007. 
Was selected for top ten best Rock songwriter in John Lennon Song Writer Award 2007 for “Rock is Dead” (Taste). 
Was selected in top ten best ballad competition for APRA 2007 for “Breathe” (Written by Ken for his late brother) “Breathe” selected as theme for Cancer Council NSW (2008).


1000 MILES 

VANESSA CARLTON 

500 MILES 

PROCLAIMERS 

A HARD DAYS NIGHT 

BEATLES 

AGAINST ALL ODDS 

PHIL COLLINS 

AINT THAT A KICK IN THE HEAD 

ROBBIE WILLIAMS 

AINT THAT A SHAME 

ALL MY LOVING 

BEATLES 

ALL NITE LONG 

LIONEL RITCHIE 

ALL OF ME 

ALL SHOOK UP 

ELVIS 

ALL THE SMALL THINGS 

BLINK 182 

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE 

BEATLES 

ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE 

FRANK SINATRA 

ALONE AGAIN 

GILBERT O SULLIVAN 

AM I EVER GOING TO SEE YOUR FACE 

ANGELS 

AMAZING 

ALEX LOYD 

AMAZING 

GEORGE MICHAEL 

AMERICAN PIE 

DON McLEAN 

AND I LOVE HER SO 

ANGELS 

ROBBIE WILLIAMS 

ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE 

PHIL COLLINS 

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST 

QUEEN 

APRIL SUN IN CUBA 

DRAGON 

ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT 

BABY I LOVE YOUR WAY W DRUMS 

PETER FRAMPTON 

BABY I NEED YOUR LOVING 

BACK ON THE CHAINGANG 

PRETENDERS 

BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU ROCK 

ROBERT PALMER 

BAD HABITS 

BILLY FIELD 

BAD LEROY BROWN 

JIM CROCHE 

BAD MOON RISING 

CCR 

BEHIND BLUE EYES 

LIMP BIZKIT 

BELIEVE 

CHER 

BETTER BE HOME SOON 

CROWDED HOUSE 

BETTER MAN 

PEARL JAM 

BETTER MAN 

ROBBIE WILLIAMS 

BEYOND THE SEA 

ROBBIE WILLIAMS 

BIG YELLOW TAXI IN A 

BIGGER THAN MY BODY 

JOHN MAYER 

BIRTHDAY 

BEATLES 

BLAME IT ON BOOGIE 

MICHAEL JACKSON 

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